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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Sony Xperia XZ3 camera review

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mobile

Announced in August 2018, the Sony Xperia XZ3 is a high-end smartphone featuring a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset, a 6-inch OLED display, and a fairly conventional-looking single main camera with a 19Mp 1/2.3¨ sensor. The ...

Meitu T9 front camera review

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selfie

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

96
selfie

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 ...

Updated: Samsung Galaxy S10+ (Exynos) 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 ...

Updated: Xiaomi Pocophone F1 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 have 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. ...

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 ...

Google Pixel 3 front camera review

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selfie

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

92
selfie

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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selfie

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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selfie

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

75
selfie

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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selfie

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 ...

Apple iPhone X front camera review

71
selfie

When the Apple iPhone X launched in 2017, it offered some very sophisticated camera technology in its rear camera and took one of the top spots in our DxOMark Mobile smartphone camera ranking. The device’s ...

Intex Aqua Selfie front camera review

22
selfie

Focusing on the growing demand for budget smartphones in India, Intex is bringing a range of competitively-priced devices to that market. Featuring a 1.3-GHz quad-core Spreadtrum SC9832A chipset and 16GB internal memory, the Intex Aqua ...

Huawei P20 Pro front camera review

72
selfie

Packing the first smartphone triple-cam setup and a new Night Mode feature, Huawei’s P20 Pro was one of the hottest options for mobile photography in 2018. For selfie enthusiasts, the specifications of the front camera ...

Google Pixel 2 front camera review

77
selfie

The Google Pixel 2’s main camera is an excellent choice for smartphone photography enthusiasts, but with industry figures suggesting that as many as 30% of all smartphone pictures are now selfies, the performance and image ...

Samsung Galaxy S9+ front camera review

81
selfie

The Samsung Galaxy S9+ is the South Korean manufacturer’s top-end Galaxy S-series smartphone, offering all-round high-end specifications, including a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset and a 6.2-inch Super AMOLED display. Its 12Mp rear dual-camera with 2x ...

Samsung Galaxy S8 front camera review

73
selfie

The Samsung Galaxy S8 was originally launched in March 2017 and was the Korean manufacturer’s flagship smartphone at the time. The 8Mp front camera uses a 1/3.6″ sensor and comes with a 25mm, f/1.7-aperture lens ...

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