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Big Google Pixel 3 camera bug set to be squashed soon

There's no doubting the Google Pixel 3 camera's prowess - you only have to read the company's very own teardown of the lens and its software to understand just how much thought has gone into making one lens work on a camera. 

But sometimes all this good work can be quickly undone when the basics don't work. And saving photos on your device is pretty basic. 

That's the issue that faced some Google Pixel 3 owners recently, where there is an apparent tendency to for the handset to not save images that have been taken. 

Google's forums lit up earlier this week with news of the bug with users reporting that photos were being lost "multiple times". 

Fix on its way

A fix was quite rightly demanded and, according to Google, one is on its way. Engadget got the response from the search giant which noted that: "We will be rolling out a software update in the coming weeks to address the rare case of a photo not properly saving."

As the statement says, it is a bit of a rarity but the fact that it does happen, certainly needs to be fixed. 

The Google Pixel 3 is the latest in what is becoming a long line of 'camera' phones. It is up against the likes of the iPhone XS and Huawei Mate 20 Pro when it comes to imaging prowess. 

As mentioned, the Pixel 3 makes use of one lens on its back in a time when two and even three lenses are becoming the norm.