Selfie Reviews

DXOMARK Selfie test protocol examines the smartphone’s front camera performance. The test itself takes into account factors such as the wide variety of skin tones and facial features that selfie cameras must capture, render, and perhaps enhance. All passionate selfie shooters should take a look at our DXOMARK ranking.

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All Selfie Reviews

Sony Xperia 5 front camera review

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Announced in September 2019, the Sony Xperia 5 is the Japanese manufacturer’s latest compact flagship, intended as a more pocket-friendly (in both size and price) alternative to the Xperia 1. The Xperia 5 features a ...

Honor 20 Pro front camera review

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Announced in May 2019, the Honor 20 Pro is the latest top-end device from Huawei’s budget-friendly sub-brand. The phone’s specifications are impressive, featuring a 6.26-inch LCD, a high-end Kirin 980 chipset, and 8Gb of RAM. ...

Google Pixel 4 front camera review

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The Google Pixel 4 is the US company’s high-end smartphone for 2019, featuring a 5.7-inch P-OLED display and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 premium chipset. For the main camera, it’s the first Pixel device to come ...

Huawei Mate 30 Pro front camera review

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The Mate 30 Pro is the new premium smartphone from Chinese device maker Huawei, featuring top-end specs all around, including a large 6.53-inch OLED display, a powerful Kirin 990 chipset with a new image signal ...

Lenovo Z6 Pro front camera review

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Announced in April 2019, the Lenovo Z6 Pro is the Chinese manufacturer’s latest flagship. With its quad-cam main camera setup, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset, and an octa-core processor, it achieved pretty good scores for ...

Sony Xperia 1 front camera review

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The Xperia 1 is Sony’s most recent flagship smartphone, featuring a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset and 6.5-inch OLED display with 1644 x 3840 pixels. It’s also the first Xperia device to feature a triple-camera with ...

Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G front camera review

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G is the South Korean manufacturer’s latest flagship device and as such features top-end components all around, including a 6.8-inch AMOLED display with 1440 x 3040 resolution, a Exynos 9825 ...

Asus ZenFone 6 front camera review

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The brand-new Asus ZenFone 6 is the Taiwanese manufacturer’s latest flagship smartphone and comes with an unusual camera concept: instead of two camera modules—one on the front and another on the back—the ZenFone 6 features ...

OnePlus 7 Pro front camera review

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The OnePlus 7 Pro is the Chinese manufacturer’s latest high-end device which comes with a tele-lens equipped rear camera but also has a lot on offer for selfie shooters. The front camera features a pop-up ...

Samsung Galaxy S10 5G front camera review

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The Galaxy S10 5G is the top-of-the-line model in Samsung’s high-end Galaxy S10 series, offering premium specifications all around. On paper, the 5G’s camera hardware specs are identical to those of the standard Galaxy S10 ...

Huawei P30 Pro front camera review

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The Huawei P30 Pro is the latest flagship from Chinese technology giant Huawei, and features an octa-core processor and the powerful Kirin 980 chipset. For selfies, the front camera utilizes a single 32Mp quad sensor, ...

Meitu T9 front camera review

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Known primarily for its “beautification” apps, Chinese technology company Meitu has expanded into developing smartphones with an emphasis on portraits and selfies. Launched in the middle of 2018, the Meitu T9 is a mid-range device ...

Samsung Galaxy S10+ front camera review

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The Galaxy S10+ is Samsung’s latest top-end device and comes with a dual-lens setup in its front camera. The Korean manufacturer combines a primary 10Mp sensor with a lens that offers a 25mm-equivalent focal length ...

Interview: Blackbab, beauty influencer

Interview Blackbab Beauty influencer with 420k+ followers @blackbab on Sina Weibo       Mobile phone selfies are widely popular among users, including a number of beauty and fashion industry professionals who frequently take selfies. ...

First-ever DXOMARK Selfie scores revealed!

Today we have launched our new DXOMARK Selfie test protocol for smartphone front cameras. We have designed this protocol to do the same for front cameras as our well-established DXOMARK Mobile protocol does for main ...

Interview: Saverio Lombardi Vallauri

Professional photographer Saverio Lombardi Vallauri has been teaching photography at the European Institute of Design in Milan since 1991, and he’s mainly known for his architecture and design photography. ...

Google Pixel 3 front camera review

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The Google Pixel 3 is one of the best-performing single-lens cameras in our DxOMark Mobile test protocol for smartphone rear cameras. Looking at the front camera hardware specifications, it seems we can expect great things from the ...

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 front camera review

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 9’s front-facing camera is something of a rare beast in the world of selfie cameras, as it includes an autofocus lens. Add to that a 1/3.6-inch sensor with 8Mp resolution and ...

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