Some sample low light scenes #shotonfxtecpro1. It's decent, although I have to hold the #FxtecPro1 really still for these results. I'll miss using the #Pixel2 for getting excellent pics with ease, but I think I can get used to this and be more deliberate in composing pics.

The fingerprint sensor on the #FxtecPro1 is so sensitive and yet inaccurate that I've all but disabled it. The Bluetooth is also finicky, it's not pairing with my #QC35. Sure I can use the 3.5mm jack but I like how easily my Bose pairs with multiple devices.

community.fxtec.com/topic/2655

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OTOH, the #FxtecPro1 keyboard is cool, and I'm back to having normal battery life on a device, yay! (50% in 12 hours, regular usage; while the #Pixel2 drained 40% over the same time just being IDLE on the table.) And the display looks great! I just have to get used to its curves, holding the phone in a way so as not to touch the display on the curved sides too much and triggering stuff unintentionally. Easier when I have the qwerty keyboard out, of course.

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more photo tests (as I use the camera a lot). These are taken by snapdragon (stock) camera.

[1] donut waiting to be consumed
[2] orchestral performance on TV
[3] Tampere cathedral in the rain
[4] 2 persons walking in front of me as I was also walking

#shotonfxtecpro1 #fxtecpro1

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Next set is taken with Open Camera play.google.com/store/apps/det - refer to prev tweet for photo descriptions.

I find this app focuses better but the contrast/colours don't look natural. also image file sizes are halved. more testing needed (probably need to play with the settings)

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Got this clear soft case that's meant for Huawei P20 Pro which fits the #FxtecPro1 pretty well. It immediately solves some issues: adds protection against scratches on the back, esp the camera; better grip, less accidental touches on curved part of display; no triggering the sensitive fingerprint sensor. However as the port positions are different I'll have to mod it to access the USB-C, 3.5mm jack and more. One good thing though the camera cutout already fits so my pic-taking isn't interrupted!

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Found a gcam port that works pretty well - only limited testing so far but already amazed by the results. Portrait mode working fine too (although I won't share my scary disheveled mugshot). Thanks to Oliver at t.me/fxtec_fans

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With the above-mentioned gcam port, re-creating the pics from the first toot in this thread (mastodon.org.uk/@cybette/10365) - brings out so much more from the already great #fxtecpro1 camera. #shotonfxtecpro1

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Forgot to share earlier - these are the modifications I made on the Huawei P20 Pro case to accommodate the #FxtecPro1: USB port, secondary mic, audio jack, and fingerprint reader.

3 months in, and not a scratch :) well let's hope it stays that way considering how clumsy I am :P

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@pavi

indeed. most devices perform well with plenty of light.

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