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DxOMark: iPhone 11 Front-Facing Camera 'Decent' but Misses Top 10

Saturday May 9, 2020 12:33 pm PDT by
DxOMark this week published the results of its in-depth review of the iPhone 11's 12MP front-facing camera. The device delivered "decent performance" and achieved an overall score of 91 points, but failed to make the overall top 10. ‌iPhone 11‌ and iPhone 11 Pro share the same front-facing camera specifications, so the results are similar but with a number of key differences, such as focus...

iPhone XS Max Ranks 'Among the Best' in DxOMark’s Selfie Camera Test, but Loses Points for Low-Light Performance

Tuesday January 22, 2019 7:33 am PST by
DxOMark today published the results of its "Selfie scores" test, which gauged the performance of the front-facing cameras for 12 modern smartphones. Apple's iPhone XS Max sits at fourth place on the overall selfie rankings with a score of 82, beaten out by Google Pixel 3, Galaxy Note 9, and Xiaomi Mi MIX 3. According to DxOMark, the ‌iPhone XS‌ Max produces "some of the best" still images...

DxOMark: iPhone XR is 'Best Single-Cam Smartphone We've Tested'

Friday December 7, 2018 3:55 am PST by
DxOMark today published the results of its in-depth analysis of the iPhone XR's single-lens rear camera. Apple's flagship smartphone achieved an overall score of 101 points, surpassing Google's Pixel 2 to make it the top-ranked single lens phone in the site's rankings. In its testing, DxOMark found the iPhone XR to offer "a very similar proposition for image quality as the flagship iPhone...

DxOMark: iPhone XS Max is 'Surefire Option' With 'One of the Best Smartphone Cameras Ever'

Wednesday October 3, 2018 7:12 am PDT by
DxOMark today published the results of its in-depth analysis of the iPhone XS Max's rear camera. Apple's flagship smartphone achieved an overall score of 105 points, trailing only the Huawei P20 Pro at 109 in the site's all-time rankings. Note that the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max have identical camera specs, so this review applies equally to the iPhone XS. In its testing, DxOMark found...

Galaxy S9+ Tops iPhone X as Best Smartphone Camera Ever in DxO's Controversial Rankings

Thursday March 1, 2018 5:32 am PST by
DxO today said Samsung's new Galaxy S9 Plus has the best smartphone camera it has ever tested. The device earned the highest-ever DxOMark score of 99, topping both the Google Pixel 2 and iPhone X, which scored 98 and 97 respectively. In its review, DxO said the Galaxy S9 Plus camera lacks any "obvious weaknesses" and "performs very well across all photo and video test categories," which will ...

Single-Lens Google Pixel 2 Camera Takes Top Spot From iPhone 8 Plus in DxO Labs Tests

Thursday October 5, 2017 2:46 am PDT by
The new Google Pixel 2 has bumped the iPhone 8 Plus and Galaxy Note 8 off the number one spot to become the top-performing smartphone camera in DxO Labs' mobile photography tests. Just a day after Samsung's latest device matched Apple's largest iPhone 8 handset with an overall DxOMark score of 94, Google's newly launched Pixel 2 has now beaten both dual-lens devices with a score of 98, despite ...

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Ties iPhone 8 Plus in DxO Labs Camera Test

Wednesday October 4, 2017 3:48 am PDT by
Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 produces generally better results than the iPhone 8 Plus when shooting still photography, but falls short of Apple's handset when it comes to recording video. That's according to the latest comprehensive smartphone camera test conducted by Dxo Labs, in which the two phones essentially came out tied overall. The reviewers singled out Samsung's device for its...

DxO Labs Says iPhone 8 Plus Has Best Smartphone Camera They've Ever Tested

Friday September 22, 2017 6:21 am PDT by
DxO Labs has declared the iPhone 8 Plus has the best smartphone camera it has ever tested in a new in-depth review. iPhone 8 Plus set a new record with an overall DxOMark Mobile score of 94, two points higher than its smaller iPhone 8 sibling. iPhone 8 Plus also topped the Google Pixel and HTC U11, which both scored 90 points, as well as last year's iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus which scored 88 ...

iPhone 7 Camera Test Touts Excellent Exposure, Lower Noise, and Richer Colors

Wednesday September 28, 2016 6:36 am PDT by
DxO Labs has published an in-depth iPhone 7 camera review, calling it "a very solid evolution over the iPhone 6s" after extensive testing. The single-lens smartphone achieved an overall DxOMark Mobile Score of 86, topping the iPhone 6s by two points but trailing the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge and five other devices. iPhone 7 has a wider DCI-P3 color gamut that allows for more vibrant colors...

Camera Lab Test Scores iPhone 6s on Same Level as iPhone 6

Wednesday October 14, 2015 6:39 am PDT by
In a new review for the iPhone 6s, DxOMark concluded that the camera on the 2015 iPhone line deserved a score of 82, equal to that of the score it gave for the iPhone 6 one year ago. The website measured seven factors (exposure and contrast, color, autofocus, texture, noise, artifacts, and flash) to determine an overall score for the camera on the iPhone 6s, giving the lowest marks to texture and ...