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, and now, displays.  Here, you will find all the smartphone results, rankings, and reviews we have done so far.

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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

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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

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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

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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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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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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

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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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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

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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

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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 review

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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

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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 ...

Updated: Google Pixel 2 camera review

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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 ...

Updated Samsung Galaxy Note 8 camera review

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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 ...

Updated: Apple iPhone 8 Plus camera review

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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 ...

Apple iPhone 8 reviewed: A solid performance upgrade over the iPhone 7

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mobile

The Apple iPhone 8 is the highest-performing single-camera smartphone we have tested with our new protocols, with an impressive Overall score of 92. Despite having a smaller 1/2.8-inch sensor, it edges out our previous top ...

Sony Xperia XZ Premium: First Sony tested with our new protocols

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The Xperia XZ Premium is Sony’s current flagship smartphone and comes with a 19MP 1/2.3-inch image sensor that is based on Sony’s 3-layer stack technology for smartphones, allowing for fast readout speeds and a 960 fps ...

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