Smartphone reviews

At DXOMARK, smartphones undergo a specific series of tests to evaluate their quality. We have dedicated teams of engineers testing devices’ rear cameras, front cameras, audio, displays, and batteries. Here you will find all the smartphone results, rankings, and reviews we have done so far. Scroll through the Top Scores ranking tables and click on the tabs below to view the reviews by protocol.

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Updated: Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max Camera review: Still an excellent imaging option

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Please note: In October 2020, we updated the DXOMARK Camera test protocol. Version 4 now includes image preview tests and a wide range of new test scenes as part of our new trustability evaluation which ...

TCL 10 Pro Display review: Taken to extremes

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The TCL 10 Pro first came out in May 2020, touted as an economical but high-performing Android device. In this review, we present a summary of our test results for its display. Key display specifications: ...

Updated: Samsung Galaxy Note10+ 5G (Exynos) Camera review: Solid performer outdoors and indoors

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Please note: In October 2020, we updated the DXOMARK Camera test protocol. Version 4 now includes image preview tests and a wide range of new test scenes as part of our new trustability evaluation which ...

Updated: Google Pixel 4 Camera review: Excellent color and skin tones

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Please note: In October 2020, we updated the DXOMARK Camera test protocol. Version 4 now includes image preview tests and a wide range of new test scenes as part of our new trustability evaluation which ...

Huawei P40 Camera review: Mid-ranger with potential

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The Huawei P40 was announced in March of 2020 alongside its higher-end siblings, the P40 Pro and P40 Pro+. It features a 6.1-inch OLED screen, the same Kirin 990 5G chipset found in Huawei’s flagships, ...

Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra Display review: Problematic video and artifacts

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The Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra first came out in August 2020. To date, we at DXOMARK have had time to test only its rear camera performance so far (though we expect to publish results for ...

Oppo Find X2 Neo Camera review: Mid-range alternative

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Launched in May 2020, the Oppo Find X2 Neo is a new mid-range phone in the Find X2 series. It features a 6.5-inch AMOLED with a fast 90 Hz refresh rate, a slim aluminum and ...

Asus ROG Phone 3 Display review: Struggles with video

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A lightning-fast refresh rate, powerful Snapdragon 865+ processor, and “monster” 6000 mAh battery are all part of the package for the Asus ROG Phone 3, which came out in July 2020. (It’s so recent that ...

Updated: Sony Xperia 1 camera review

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Please note: In October 2020, we updated the DXOMARK Camera test protocol. Version 4 now includes image preview tests and a wide range of new test scenes as part of our new trustability evaluation which ...

Oppo Find X2 Pro Display review: Slightly off the pace

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Please note: In the original version of this review, we used the term “burn-in” to describe a non-uniformity that our testers observed on the device’s display. This was a poor choice of words, as it ...

Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro Display review: Room for improvement

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The Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro, which first appeared on the market in spring 2020, is explicitly designed for gamers, its sleek ergonomic design housing a powerful Snapdragon 865+ processor and lots of battery life. ...

Updated: Samsung Galaxy A50 Camera review: Feature-rich budget device

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Please note: In October 2020, we updated the DXOMARK Camera test protocol. Version 4 now includes image preview tests and a wide range of new test scenes as part of our new trustability evaluation which ...

Nubia Red Magic 5S Audio review: Aiming to please gamers

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The Nubia Red Magic 5S is designed to appeal to serious gamers. It arrived just months after the Red Magic 5G, with a few modifications, including an improved internal cooling system (with the possibility of ...

Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G (Exynos) Audio review: A new standard for artifact control

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Samsung has always had a thing for superlatives: this time around, the Galaxy Note20 Ultra offers “hyperfast 5G,” “superfast charging,” the “highest-resolution video recording in a smartphone,” and a huge 6.9-inch display with a dynamic ...

Asus ZenFone 7 Pro Camera review: Much improved tele-zoom

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The ZenFone 7 Pro is Asus’s new flagship phone. It keeps the interesting motorized flip-up camera cluster introduced in last year’s ZenFone 6, a neat trick that means the rear cameras are also the front ...

Asus ZenFone 7 Pro Selfie review: Top pick for video

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The Asus ZenFone 7 Pro is Asus’s latest flagship smartphone and comes with the same unusual camera concept as its predecessor, the ZenFone 6: instead of two camera modules—one on the front and another on ...

Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G Camera review: Excellent wide and ultra-wide

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Hot on the heels of their S20, S20+ and S20 Ultra standard smartphones, the Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G is the South Korean manufacturer’s latest business/consumer-oriented “phablet.” Equipped with a stylus for slicker note-taking, doodling, ...

Google Pixel 5 camera preview

Google today announced its latest smartphone, the Google Pixel 5. Unsurprisingly, the device runs the latest version of Google’s mobile operating system, Android 11, but in terms of design it’s closer to the second-tier Pixel ...

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