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

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 (Exynos) 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 (Exynos) 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+ (Exynos) 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 ...

Xiaomi Mi MIX 3 front camera review

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Unveiling a new flagship device in the fourth quarter of 2018, Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi put great emphasis on camera performance, with its Mi MIX 3 achieving an excellent rear-camera score in our DxOMark Mobile ...

Apple iPhone XS Max front camera review

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The Apple iPhone XS Max is the American giant’s super-sized flagship device, boasting a 6.5-inch “super retina” OLED HDR display, the latest A12 Bionic chip for processing, wireless charging, and IP68-rated splash, water, and dust ...

Huawei Mate 20 Pro front camera review

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Launched in October 2018, the Mate 20 Pro is a flagship smartphone from Chinese manufacturer Huawei that boasts impressive specifications housed in a premium design. The screen is a large 6.39-inch high-resolution AMOLED display, the Android ...

Meitu V6 front camera review

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The V6 is a luxury device from selfie-focused Chinese manufacturer Meitu and comes with dual-camera setups in the front as well as in the back. The 1/2.55-inch Sony IMX362 image sensor at the front is ...

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