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The http://www.android.com/about/ice-cream-sandwich/ page details that Android 4.0 "Ice Cream Sandwich" introduced two interesting features for Camera: “continuous focus” and “zero shutter lag exposure”.

Have both of these features been removed or disabled post 4.0? My Galaxy Nexus seems to have neither since the 4.1 and 4.2 over-the-air upgrades.

Holding a 4.2 Galaxy Nexus still and taking a picture with auto settings and without flash in a relatively-very-well-lit nightclub takes about 3 seconds, and taking another picture right away takes another 3 seconds, seemingly indicating that both features are completely absent in stock 4.2.

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I wonder if that lag is due to the new HDR feature. –  offby1 Jan 6 '13 at 23:46
There is no HDR on Galaxy Nexus (dual-core 1.2GHz and 1GB RAM are not enough for HDR these days?), and the lag seems to be a carry-on from 4.1. –  cnst Jan 6 '13 at 23:49
I have CM11 running on an OnePlus One and the CyanogenMod Camera has the option to use continuius focus. You could try it from the Play Store goo.gl/2k7qm8 or installing the apk-file goo.gl/q02TdC –  TimoS Nov 4 '14 at 20:15

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