How To Fix Slow Camera on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 plus

How To Fix Slow Camera on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 plus
How To Fix Slow Camera on Galaxy S8

How To Fix Slow Camera On Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 plus

The new Samsung flagship project, the S8 and S8 plus support an amazing new camera which has great low-light imagery, fast autofocus and shutter. The camera also has a better image quality compared to those we previously experienced on other Samsung smartphones.

Despite all the positive publicity the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 plus have received for their camera quality, we are not short of complaints from Galaxy S8 and S8 plus users who say that their smartphone’s camera gets slow and this can be quite frustrating. you'll have experienced this problem and in some cases, your smartphone will display message that asks you to ‘hold the device steady’. In the end, the camera ends up taking fuzzy low quality pictures. Here is what you can do to try and fix the problem:

Fixing Slow Camera Performance on Galaxy S8 and S8 plus


The Galaxy S8 and S8 plus feature a certain camera tech referred to as image stabilization which is used to improve image quality particularly when taking photos at night. This feature is activated by default your smartphone and this tends to slow the camera. To disable this feature, go through the following steps:

  1. Power on your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 plus
  2. Open the camera app by simply tapping on it
  3. Tap on Settings on the bottom left inside the camera
  4. Look for camera stabilization and unselect it.

With the camera stabilization disabled, you'll experience a higher camera performance. although this feature is nice for brighter and clearer pictures, the shutter must be open for longer which is what slows down your camera performance.

If your hand is slow, you may not the great pictures you intended on your Galaxy S8 and S8 plus. If your hands are quirky for some reasons, you'll simply have to disable this feature entirely.

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