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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Shoot-out: Apple iPhone 7 versus the Apple iPhone 7 Plus using our new test protocol

With our new DxOMark Mobile protocol, we can now test and score the additional features enabled by the dual-camera system of the Apple iPhone 7 Plus, and compare it fairly to the iPhone 7 and ...

Updated: Apple iPhone 7 Plus 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 ...

HTC U11: Retested with the new DxOMark Mobile protocol

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The HTC U11 was the best device tested with the original DxOMark Mobile protocol and retains its number one ranking with the updated DxOMark Mobile protocol, sharing the top spot with the Google Pixel. Although ...

Nokia 808 PureView: Retested with the new DxOMark Mobile protocol

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A photographically groundbreaking smartphone in 2012, the Nokia 808 uses a large 1/1.2-inch sensor and massive 41MP resolution. The big sensor allows the use of a larger lens that gathers more light, and the Nokia ...

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: Retested with the new DxOMark Mobile protocol

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Released in March 2015, the Galaxy S6 Edge was Samsung’s top-end smartphone at the time and one of the best smartphones in the DxOMark Mobile rankings in 2015. With a 16MP BSI CMOS sensor, a faster ...

Updated: Google Pixel 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 ...

Apple iPhone 6: Retested with the new DxOMark Mobile protocol

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The Apple iPhone 6 was number one in the original DxOMark Mobile ranking in 2014 and a significant step forward in terms of image quality compared to the iPhone 5S, despite the new camera’s specifications ...

Apple iPhone 7: Retested with new DxOMark Mobile protocol

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With the launch of the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, Apple further improved the already excellent cameras from its previous generation, and added a variety of new features it hopes will continue to make the ...

Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime review

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Launched in September 2016, the Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime is part of the Korean manufacturer’s mid-range line of smartphones, offering a 5-inch display with HD resolution and Samsung’s own Exynos 7570 quad-core chipset. In the ...

Updated: Apple iPhone 5s 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 ...

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge review

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The Galaxy S7 Edge is Samsung’s 2016 flagship smartphone, combining a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset with a 5.5-inch QHD AMOLED display and a 12 Mp main camera that offers a fast f/1.7 aperture lens, ...

Samsung Galaxy S5 review

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Released in April 2014, the Samsung Galaxy S5 features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 high-end chipset and a 5.1″ Full-HD display, all encased in a dust- and water-resistant plastic body. In the camera module, a 16 ...

Google Nexus 6P review

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Launched in September 2015, the Google Nexus 6P features Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 chipset and a large 5.7-inch display with QHD resolution. In the camera module, a 12.3Mp 1/2.3″ image sensor is coupled with a f/2.0-aperture ...

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