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Camera app startup lag/delay

OP arian08

2nd June 2014, 06:25 PM   |  #1  
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Hey guys,

I've upgraded from S4 to S5 and the most noticeable (negative) change is that the camera takes significantly longer to start (from 1-2 seconds on S4 to 4-5 seconds on S5).

A couple of seconds might not sound a lot, but it is very frustrating when you want to capture the moment, and because your camera is taking forever to start, you miss it.

I know 2 other friends who has this complaint as well. Are there are any solutions to make the startup faster?

Thanks in advance
2nd June 2014, 06:45 PM   |  #2  
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the lastest update firmware fix this issue, it improves camera speed, mine takes only 2-3 seconds to start up (with external sd card), its faster without sd card.
2nd June 2014, 07:28 PM   |  #3  
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I do have the latest update I believe (when I check for updates, it says it's up to date).
2nd June 2014, 08:13 PM   |  #4  
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i would recommend you to flash firmware, not ota update. or you could back up your apps and do factory reset to see if there is any improvement

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3rd June 2014, 01:06 AM   |  #5  
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My stock OS opens the camera fast, after the update it became3x slower. I should have not updated. I'm thinking the culprit is the first update because the phone prompted the first update the instant it first time it connects to the internet. I only did the updates after a month since I have no issues. But then the second update was already available and I thought to myself that I should not miss more than 1 update. As the saying goes, if it ain't broke, don;t fix it.
3rd June 2014, 05:21 AM   |  #6  
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that's why i would recommend to reflash latest stock firmware, i personally don't trust ota update

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