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  1. Andreas Lagos's Avatar
    i'm running the latest firmware and OS version for non-insiders in the US (T-Mobile). pretty much since day one I've felt that the ffc quality was very poor (grainy, grey, lack of detail). was curious if anyone else is experiencing this.. if it's software related or if the 5mp front facer is really just that ****ty.
    02-22-2016 01:44 PM
  2. TheChazas's Avatar
    For me, excellent, so far the best quality compared to other phones yet.
    02-22-2016 01:54 PM
  3. anthonyng's Avatar
    No complaints here, do you have a sample to show?
    02-22-2016 05:52 PM
  4. Vladimir Ka's Avatar
    Bad lighting or are you using Skype? My Skype video quality is not as good as photos for some reason. Maybe it downgrades the quality if network is slow? (Funny enough, I've only Skyped from the basement)
    02-22-2016 06:06 PM
  5. camptime's Avatar
    According to my friends wife that has an iPhone 5s the camera is too good on this phone, picture shows to much detail. ;-)
    02-23-2016 06:56 PM
  6. Drake lagos's Avatar
    I guess I can't post pictures from within the app yet. Thanks for the reply tho. Here's a sample of FFC vs Rear cam in the same lighting.. notice the color and detail level difference. my brother has a 950xl too with the same issue so I doubt theyre both defective
    Attached Thumbnails wp_20160223_23_03_34_pro_li.jpg  
    02-23-2016 11:13 PM
  7. Drake lagos's Avatar
    here is the rear sample
    Attached Thumbnails wp_ss_20160223_0001.jpg  
    02-23-2016 11:17 PM
  8. anthonyng's Avatar
    but they are not the same camera, you can't expect the same picture?
    02-24-2016 01:19 AM
  9. luisem1789's Avatar
    the quality is so bad in low light conditions on my 950xl, but in normal ilumination light is good, i can see a lot of noise in low light ambient, here is a sample:

    02-24-2016 08:22 AM
  10. Corwin_Amber1's Avatar
    Sorry to be OT, but I like the picture. I can clearly see David Bowie :)
    02-24-2016 10:05 AM
  11. Andreas Lagos's Avatar
    Was not expecting the same picture. I was expecting similar color reproduction and that's not the case. Thanks for your screenshot above. That corroborates what I'm getting. That could be an iso improvement in the next update.
    02-24-2016 10:28 AM
  12. ericmackrodt's Avatar
    Nah, sorry, the front facing camera on the 950xl is VERY disappointing. It's so disappointing that I use the rear facing camera blindly to take self portraits. After buying the phone I was testing it hoping it was going to be a solid self portrait camera but, I hate to say, compared to a friend's iPhone 6 in the same light conditions, the Lumia's ffc is pretty bad. And it hurts a lot, in the state Windows Phone is at the moment, the hardware should be top notch in all aspects.
    02-24-2016 10:39 AM
  13. Krystianpants's Avatar
    My front camera is really good for regular shots like selfies. Typically you won't be taking them in low light though. You can't compare it to the rear one. iphone posts a white image before taking shot to get extra light from the lcd. Here's the thing. You touch the glass a lot and may smear it and leave fingerprints and other stuff. You need to get a micro cloth and clean it often. This also helps with Iris scanning if you keep it clean.
    02-24-2016 11:35 AM

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