I have a new Nikon D5300. It takes approximately 3 seconds between pressing the shutter release button halfway and getting autofocus. I get an autofocus to beep almost immediately and the green focus dot comes up in the viewfinder, but I don't have focus at this point, I have to wait another 2-3 seconds. Manual focus is ok. Has anyone else experienced anything like this...?

I have tried three different lenses with the same result and have tried changing camera settings. The problem happens in all kinds of lighting, on a tripod, and with remote shutter release. I am running out of things to try.

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I would suggest this is a fault with the camera (as you have tried different lenses). As your D5300 is new, I would take it back to the shop I bought it from and they should repair or replace it.


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