So, there has been a number of filed issues about the stream coming from the 8MP (too dark to be usable). For reference (the first occurence is more than 1.5 years old):
https://intel-openport-v7.hosted.jivesoftware.com/thread/112741 8MP/VGA camera gstreamer pipelines OR OpenCV ca... |Intel Communities
https://intel-openport-v7.hosted.jivesoftware.com/thread/112727 Capture from OV8858 |Intel Communities
https://intel-openport-v7.hosted.jivesoftware.com/thread/127743 Get images from the frontal 8MP camera |Intel Communities
https://intel-openport-v7.hosted.jivesoftware.com/thread/129995 Access to 8MP camera from Ubuntu |Intel Communities
My question is, is there some progress on the resolution of this problem and, more importantly, when can we expect a solution?