Nokia N8 gets continuous auto-focus with latest hack [Video]

Oct 6, 2010
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Nokia N8 gets continuous auto-focus with latest hack [Video]

After yesterday's Nokia N8 photo compression hack and 30fps silky-smooth video mod, now arch-tinkerer hyperX has outed another tweak to the Symbian^3 smartphone's optics.  He's added an option to support continuous auto-focus during video recording, keeping footage crisp even as your subject moves around.

Video demo after the cut

Interestingly, he's also confirmed that the mods so far don't actually require flashing a new firmware to the N8, which suggests installing them might be a little more user-friendly than we thought.  Here's hoping we see some sort of general release coming soon; after all, availability of the N8 is set to explode midway through this month.


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