Mobile Reviews

Top Scores

All Mobile Reviews

Asus ZenFone 5 camera review: Excellent mid-range option

90
camera

The Asus ZenFone 5 is the Taiwanese manufacturer’s contribution to the upper mid-range segment of the smartphone market. Featuring a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 chipset, 4GB of RAM, and an almost bezel-less 6.2-inch LCD display in a ...

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) review: Bright light shooter

79
mobile

In stores from early 2018, the Galaxy A8 (2018) is the latest incarnation of Samsung’s A8 mid-range smartphone, powered by the Exynos 7885 Octa chipset. Offering a single-cam setup, the A8 (2018)’s rear-facing camera features ...

Updated: Huawei P20 Pro camera review

109
camera

Please note: In September 2019, we updated the DXOMARK Mobile test protocol to cover ultra-wide-angle performance and renamed the protocol DXOMARK Camera. We also expanded our low-light testing and created the new Night sub-score, which incorporates the previous Flash score. We ...

Huawei P20 camera review: High-end all-rounder

102
mobile

Unlike its larger and more expensive sister model, the P20 Pro, the new Huawei P20 has to make do without a triple camera, a large quad-sensor, and a dedicated tele-lens. Instead, the P20 bets on ...

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S: A Chinese gem

97
mobile

Chinese electronics giant Xiaomi has today unveiled its latest flagship smartphone, the Mi MIX 2S. Packed with top-end features, it’s an exciting development for smartphone photography enthusiasts looking for high-end specifications at an affordable price ...

Reliance Jio LYF Earth 1 camera review: Affordable mid-ranger for the Indian market

48
mobile

Indian retail giant Reliance has been busy bringing a series of competitively-priced smartphones to market under their LYF brand. The Reliance Jio LYF Earth 1 is their premium offering, featuring a 1.5Ghz octa-core Snapdragon 615 ...

Updated: Samsung Galaxy S9+ camera review

100
camera

Please note: In September 2019, we updated the DXOMARK Mobile test protocol to cover ultra-wide-angle performance and renamed the protocol DXOMARK Camera. We also expanded our low-light testing and created the new Night sub-score, which incorporates the previous Flash score. We ...

Archos Diamond Omega: Solid performer

80
mobile

Launched in November 2017, the Archos Diamond Omega offers some impressive photo and video specs, as befits the firm’s flagship model, starting with a dual rear camera and 4K video capture. The rear cameras are ...

Vivo X20 Plus: Viva the resolution

90
camera

Expanding quickly into the Indian and South Asian markets, Vivo is developing stylish smartphones with an emphasis on high-end sound and photography capabilities. Announced in September 2017, the X20 Plus is an upper mid-range device ...

How DXOMARK scores smartphone rear cameras – explaining DXOMARK Camera

Last update: November 4, 2019 DXOMARK’s Camera (previously called DxOMark Mobile) scores and rankings are based on testing every camera using an identical, extensive process that includes shooting nearly 1,500 images and dozens of clips ...

Evaluating computational bokeh: How we test smartphone portrait modes

Thanks to innovative technologies such as dual cameras and multi-image stacking, modern smartphone cameras can match traditional cameras in many areas. Add ultimate portability to the mix, and it is no surprise that smartphones have ...

Motorola Moto Z2 Force review: Motorola’s dual-cam flagship

82
camera

Announced in July 2017, the Motorola Moto Z2 Force is the top-of-the-line smartphone in Motorola’s portfolio, featuring Qualcomm’s high-end Snapdragon 835 chipset and a shatterproof 5.5-inch P-OLED QHD display, all nicely wrapped up in a ...

Disruptive technologies in mobile imaging: Taking smartphone cameras to the next level

We at DxOMark started testing smartphone cameras back in 2012. It’s fair to say that smartphone cameras have come a long way in the five years that have passed since then. The smartphone has become ...

Updated: LG V30 camera review

84
camera

Please note: In September 2019, we updated the DXOMARK Mobile test protocol to cover ultra-wide-angle performance and renamed the protocol DXOMARK Camera. We also expanded our low-light testing and created the new Night sub-score, which incorporates the previous Flash score. We ...

Motorola Moto G5S review: No-frills mobile imaging

69
camera

Announced in August 2017, the Motorola Moto G5S is a lower mid-range model, slotting in between the Moto G5 and the dual-camera-equipped 5GS Plus in Motorola’s G-line of smartphones. In the camera department, it offers ...

Nokia 8 review: Nokia’s return to the high-end segment

68
camera

The Nokia 8 is the first real Nokia-branded high-end device launched since the famous brand was acquired from Microsoft Mobile by its current owners, HMD Global, in 2016. The device is powered by Qualcomm’s top-of-the-line ...

2017, the year of the new mobile protocol

Not only has 2017 been an exciting year for smartphone cameras, with all the big name manufacturers launching new products, embracing innovative technologies, and delivering a better-than-ever mobile imaging experience to consumers, it has also ...

Xiaomi Mi Note 3: Exceptional images with all the bells and whistles

90
camera

Launched in September 2017, the Xiaomi Mi Note 3 is the Chinese manufacturer’s latest flagship “phablet,” packing a set of excellent features for smartphone photography enthusiasts. Hot on the heels of the Xiaomi Mi 6 ...

Subscribe to our newsletter

Receive tech news and our latest reviews about your favorite digital products