Having problems with your Samsung Digimax D53 Digital Camera ?

The lense won't focus properly, but when you zoom in it gets clearer.

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Your autofocus mechanism is faulty. You will have to take it to the service centre, as the contrast based autofocus is something that you don't better try yourself.
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The lense won't focus properly, but when you zoom in it gets clearer.

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