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Archos Diamond Omega: Solid performer

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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 test: Motorola’s dual-cam flagship

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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 test

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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 test: No-frills mobile imaging

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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 test: Nokia’s return to the high-end segment

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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

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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 ...

Gionee S10L: Dual-cam mid-ranger

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mobile

The S10L is a mid-range model in Chinese manufacturer Gionee’s expansive smartphone lineup, and is predominantly aimed at the domestic market. The device is powered by Mediatek’s Snapdragon 625-rival Helio P25 and 6GB of RAM, ...

Meizu Pro 7 Plus: Dual-cam and dual-screen powerhouse

71
camera

The Meizu Pro 7 Plus is the Chinese manufacturer’s latest flagship smartphone, packing plenty of processing power for photography enthusiasts via the MediaTek Helio X30 chipset, deca-core processor, and 6GB RAM. The camera setup boasts a dual-cam ...

Intex Aqua Selfie: Super-budget smartphone

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mobile

In July 2017, Intex, one of India’s largest smartphone manufacturers, launched the Intex Aqua Selfie, which targets the growing Indian budget smartphone market. Built around a 1.3-Ghz quad-core Spreadtrum SC9832A chip set with 2GB RAM ...

Lava Z25: Getting the basics right

70
camera

Looking to make a splash in the smartphone market, Indian manufacturer Lava boasts a range of very competitively-priced devices. Launched in March 2017, the Lava Z25 is their current flagship offering, running Android v6.0 and featuring ...

Micromax Canvas Infinity: Viable budget option

57
mobile

With a Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 chipset and 3GB of RAM, the Micromax Canvas Infinity is firmly located in the value bracket of the Android smartphone market. However, a fingerprint sensor and an 18:9 display are ...

Updated: Apple iPhone X camera test

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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 Mate 10 Pro: Outstanding still image performance

97
mobile

The Huawei Mate 10 Pro is an outstanding smartphone for photography enthusiasts. Featuring a dual-camera setup developed in cooperation with Leica, which combines a 12Mp RGB with a 20Mp monochrome sensor, it achieves an overall DxOMark Mobile score ...

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