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FP2 Bad picture quality

Hi there

My FP2 started to take bad picture quality some time (weeks/months?) ago. Green (e.g. grass) gets really aggressive. Landscape, blue sky and white clouds are not handled appropriately anymore.
It has not been like that before and I don’t want to work on every pic (which would not help much anyway). Examples of two pics see here: bad pics - Google Drive

Also other types of pics are not the same quality anymore, however it is not quite that obvious.

Could the replacement of the camera help? Can a camera turn bad?
Or is it a software issue?
It is that bad, and since taking and sharing pictures is important to me, I started to think of replacing the phone, if I can’t solve the problem in a different way.

Thanks for any help and ideas
Mischa

Hi Mischa, looks like the pictures shown here, so its more a software issue I guess. Overexposed photos on 8MP (old) back camera since Android 9 (#156) · Issues · Products / Android 9 on the FP2 · GitLab
Overall since A9 there are several issues with the stock camera app, so if you this under Androis 9 I would advise to use Open Camera app

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Dear Fairphone Angel

1001 thanks! The first few trials with the Open Camera show way better results!
Waiting for good weather now for more testing…

Best regards from Switzerland
Mischa

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