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We have a Technika SH-8360, and it appears that the image quality has decreased dramatically, and now the pictures are of a lot lower quality and much grainier than before. What would cause this? Would this have anything to do with the camera losing it's megapixels?


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Cameras don't lose megapixels but users can change the settings for them. Go into the menu and see if your camera is set for the maximum number of megapixels and the highest picture quality.
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