Users of different Internet forums (including the official one of the company) are ensuring that the cameras of their Samsung Galaxy S23 introduce out-of-focus areas in the images they capture.
It seems that this is not going to be the week of Samsung. If the Koreans already started it with a controversy with Moon Mode and Space Zoomnow it hits them another controversy that has been feeding during the weekend and that it has its roots in three different places.
According to different users of Reddithe samsung european community forum and the forum en Android Helpthere’s a totally out of focus area that remains in photos taken with the main camera of the Samsung Galaxy S23 and S23+.
More problems for Samsung cameras
Of course there is images that accompany these statements and that show that, indeed, there are areas that appear out of focus. It does not appear to be a depth of field effect, where objects and subjects that appear in the distance are out of focus. What is observed is a circular or banana-shaped blurred area when taking photos of documents and text on a screen.
As you can see below, the blurred areas not just limited to text:
The general belief is that the problem may be related to terminal cameras. It’s not uncommon to see blur with some wide-angle cameras, but this is usually confined to the corners of the image. This is because the lens “bends” the image at the edges to capture a complete scene.
To finish it off, it seems that the only solution for now is change phones or replace camera lenses for those who are affected by this problem. Other users on the various forums report that their cameras are working perfectly, which suggests that it could be a problem. manufacturing problem focused on certain factories or suppliers. It would not be, in any case, a software failure.
Samsung has not yet ruled on the matter. We will be attentive in case the Korean manufacturer wants to clarify the situation in the next few hours or days.
Brand samsung Alternative name Galaxy S23 Release date 17-02-2023 Price €959