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[Q] Camera app takes pictures that are wider than normal

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By Haisk, Junior Member on 6th January 2014, 02:05 PM
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I'm on Temasek's unofficial CM11 rom, and I have this issue which has been bugging me since half a year ago when I made the jump from rooted stock roms to AOSP roms.

Whenever I take a picture using either the front or back camera, the width of the saved picture would be so much bigger compared to the image I'll see before I take the picture, causing it to have more objects in the final picture. It's really irritating because I'll never be able to take a proper picture without having objects and people photobombing.

Does anyone else have this problem?
 
 
6th January 2014, 09:02 PM |#2  
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yeah, i'm getting the same thing on OMNI rom
7th January 2014, 03:23 AM |#3  
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yeah, i'm getting the same thing on OMNI rom

Finally found someone else having the same problem! Did you ask around back then for the solution?
7th January 2014, 05:40 AM |#4  
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same
I had a slimier problem that when I use the camera and set the pic as a home wallpaper, it becomes so much bigger and couldn't modify the size.

Issue has been solved after wiping everything and re-install the same rom. So I would suggest to wipe your phone and install the rom again.
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Not a rom issue..i tried switching between roms but nothing seemed to work.
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i've asked in the rom thread, see what others have to say:

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...postcount=4498
10th January 2014, 05:53 PM |#7  
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That's a known problem in all aosp/Google stock ROMs, included n5 stock Rom have this problem.
The problem is that the camera don't have the black frames up and down to fit the real aspect ratio of the camera to view finder
For me is a annoyed bug, but seems that no lot off people are disappointed with it because there's no fix for it
Hope someone with more android knowledge could help us

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That's a known problem in all aosp/Google stock ROMs, included n5 stock Rom have this problem.
The problem is that the camera don't have the black frames up and down to fit the real aspect ratio of the camera to view finder
For me is a annoyed bug, but seems that no lot off people are disappointed with it because there's no fix for it
Hope someone with more android knowledge could help us

FriDLaCk

Thanks, didn't know it was a known problem. It is indeed really annoying...
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