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Camera This is the worst smartphone camera I have used in YEARS

  1. Andrew__B
    Eclair Apr 10, 2021

    Andrew__B , Apr 10, 2021 :
    Every picture looks terrible. Blurry, horrific fringing, focus issues, over-processing.

    Just absolutely abysmal. I am reading professional reviews and no one brought this up - do some people just have bad phones? Because the camera quality on this is in no way shape or form acceptable for a $1000 flagship in 2021.
     

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  2. Swejuggalo
    OnePlus 9 Series Expert Community Expert Apr 10, 2021


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  3. MarkoBatrac
    Ice Cream Sandwich Apr 10, 2021


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  4. Andrew__B
    Eclair Apr 10, 2021

    Andrew__B , Apr 10, 2021 :
    Yikes.

    I am coming from the sinking ship that was LG. I guess I played down how good their cameras were because the V40 I am coming from blows this out of the water. Kind of wishing I went with the V60 to ride it out - but I figured that would be a baaaad idea.
     

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  5. MarkoBatrac
    Ice Cream Sandwich Apr 10, 2021

    MarkoBatrac , via OnePlus 9 Pro Stellar Black , Apr 10, 2021 :
    It is known that OnePlus has not good cameras :)
     

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  6. purestock007
    Ice Cream Sandwich Apr 11, 2021


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  7. Bongzerker
    Gingerbread Apr 11, 2021

    Bongzerker , Apr 11, 2021 :
    As somebody who has used Google Pixel phones, iPhones, and Samsungs as well as previous OnePlus phones (7 Pro and 8T) I actually have to disagree. So many improvements have been made to the camera. Shutter speed is reduced, images are clear, portrait mode is great. The only meh thing is the somewhat low resolution of the telephoto camera but it still produces better shots than digital zoom alone.
     

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  8. Ruqhaiya Taskeen
    Ice Cream Sandwich Staff Member Apr 11, 2021

    Ruqhaiya Taskeen , Apr 11, 2021 :
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  9. SimonSimom
    Cupcake Apr 11, 2021

    SimonSimom , Apr 11, 2021 :
    I have to agree on this one. I come from the OnePlus 7T Pro and am absolutely disappointed with the camera quality. Noise, blurry... How are all the reviewers happy with this camera? It's unacceptable for a 1000euro smartphone.
     

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  10. dinamoski
    Honeycomb Apr 11, 2021

    dinamoski , Apr 11, 2021 :
    Post some 7T, 9Pro comparison sample photos.
     

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  11. dinamoski
    Honeycomb Apr 12, 2021

  12. dinamoski
    Honeycomb Apr 12, 2021

  13. Bechersbou
    Donut Apr 12, 2021

    Bechersbou , Apr 12, 2021 :
    Where i get these Update? My Camera Version is 6.2.38 and the Photo Quality is so boring...
     

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  14. dinamoski
    Honeycomb Apr 12, 2021

    dinamoski , Apr 12, 2021 :
    My camera firmware is on 6.2.38 after the latest firmware updates, same as yours.
    What do you mean by boring?
    Post a sample photo.
     

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  15. bobsta , via OnePlus 7T Pro McLaren Edition , Apr 12, 2021 :
    The reviewers get free handsets and they wouldn't want to say anything negative otherwise they'll stop getting freebies from manufacturers (that's around 99.9% of tech reviewers). Virtually every review I've read under the official review thread have said nothing remotely negative which is concerning as no product is perfect. A true review only comes from those who have spent their hard earned cash on a handset.
     

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  16. Ricks98
    Cupcake Apr 12, 2021


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  17. dinamoski
    Honeycomb Apr 12, 2021

    dinamoski , via OnePlus 9 Pro , Apr 12, 2021 :
    Post some comparison shots...
     

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  18. J1615493696774
    Eclair Apr 15, 2021

    J1615493696774 , Apr 15, 2021 :
    Mine is the same even with the updates. It's hard for me to justify keeping a $1000 phone with just hope that it will get better.
     

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