A couple of days ago I did a comparison video of the SJCAM S7 Star against the Hawkeye Firefly 8s, which given the fact that they have the same processor and sensor is a pretty good match. I set the sharpness to the lowest level which on the 8s is normal but on the SJ7 there's also Soft - which I figured would have the least amount of sharpening applied to it (I usually set it the Normal and just leave it there). Dead wrong about the setting. OK it doesn't apply sharpness but it looks as it it DOES apply a softening blur to the video making it all out of focus. I've done a follow up video to put the SJ7 soft/normal sharpness side by side (looks more in line with the 8S now) SO here's the questions - Does anyone use the "Soft" setting? Can anyone think of a scenario they would use it? Do you think this option should even be in the list? My answers are This was the first (and probably the last) time I've used it Possibly if I've set the EV to -2, gyro off running round the woods at twilight screaming Blaire Witch style - something that I don't do very often I think it's risky having a setting that doesn't add value and have a definite use scenario which, if selected by accident, can render all your footage totally unusable and unsalvageable. If you do want to have a defocused look to some parts of the video are you going to stop, change settings, record that bit, stop, change settings and then record the rest? Me - I'd just do it in post on the selected segments of the edit.