Definition of autofocus
: an automatic focusing system (as on a camera)
Recent Examples of autofocus from the Web
Besides the two cameras and LED flash, there's some other component in the camera module, probably a laser autofocus setup.
Before digital photography, with autofocus and automatic exposure, the user of the camera had to focus the image and set the exposure manually.
Making video inautomatic mode delivered an occasional rollercoaster ride with autofocus lagging and white balance showing inconsistencies.
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