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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Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G (Snapdragon) Selfie review: Focus finalist

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Samsung’s Galaxy Note20 Ultra is the company’s flagship phablet. It comes in two versions: we tested the Exynos-powered global variant’s front camera recently, and now it’s time for the version sold in the United States ...

Oppo Reno4 Pro 5G Selfie review: Excellent exposure on faces

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The Reno4 Pro 5G sits at the top of Oppo’s Reno line. It’s an upper-crust mid-range phone, with a Qualcomm 765G processor paired with 12 GB of RAM and 256 GB of storage (no expansion), ...

Vivo X51 5G Camera review: 4 lenses with a solid zoom

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The Vivo X51 5G is the Chinese manufacturer’s latest top-of-the-range device and features a specification sheet very similar to that of their previous device, the X50 Pro. Positioned in the upper price tier of the ...

Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G (Snapdragon) Display review: Takes top ranking from its brand sibling

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The Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G (Snapdragon) is the brand’s flagship “phablet” being sold in North America. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ chipset is the key difference between this model and the other, previously tested Samsung ...

Oppo Reno4 Pro 5G Audio review: A true mid-ranger

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Headlining Oppo’s latest mid-range phone series, the Reno4 Pro 5G has made some changes since the previous Reno generation. Besides its thinner, lighter, and plusher design, the phone now packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G chipset, ...

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE (Exynos) Camera review: Versatile option with a good ultra-wide

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The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE (Fan Edition) is the budget-conscious option in Samsung’s latest S20 smartphone line. It features a large 6.5-inch Super AMOLED display with FHD+ resolution and a 2.73 GHz octa-core processor. This ...

Oppo Reno4 Pro 5G Camera review : Leaning towards video

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The Reno4 Pro 5G sits at the top of Oppo’s Reno line. It’s an upper-crust mid-range phone, with a Qualcomm 765G processor paired with 12 GB of RAM and 256 GB of storage (no expansion). ...

Updated: Motorola Edge+ Camera review: Excellent detail and well-controlled noise

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While Motorola has developed a reputation for making high-value phones that punch above their weight, the new Edge+, the company's first unabashedly premium handset in years, pulls out all the stops and wears a price ...

Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max Audio review: A reliable and consistent audio performer

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With a huge 6.7-inch Super Retina XDR OLED display and three rear cameras, the Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max is the biggest, heaviest, and most expensive iPhone to date. As for audio, the device’s two ...

Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro 5G Camera review: Competent mid-ranger

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Announced in September 2020, the Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro 5G is the Chinese manufacturer’s top offering in their latest T range of smartphones. With a couple of notable exceptions, the handset boasts borderline flagship specifications ...

Xiaomi Mi 10T 5G Camera review: Triple camera mid-ranger

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Xiaomi’s latest Mi 10T 5G series smartphones offer a more budget-conscious option in the mid-range market compared to the Chinese manufacturer’s Mi 10, Mi 10 Pro, and Mi 10 Ultra full-fledged flagships. With three models ...

Sony Xperia 5 II Display review: Holding the middle ground

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The Sony Xperia 5 II is an interesting twist on the Xperia 1 II. It’s a downsized and somewhat more affordable device with a smaller display, somewhat fewer bells and whistles, and a few interesting ...

Vivo X51 5G Display review: Impressive color accuracy

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The Vivo X51 5G arrived in October of 2020, a slightly tweaked version of its predecessor, the Vivo X50, which had been released only in July. With a mid-range Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G chipset, 8 GB ...

Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ Camera review: King of camera

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The Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ is the top-end model in the Chinese manufacturer’s premium Mate 40 line. It shares many key components with its cousin Mate 40 Pro, such as the 6.76-inch OLED display and ...

Samsung Galaxy Note20 (Snapdragon)Camera review : Great ultra-wide and portraits

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Samsung’s Galaxy Note20 is the company’s mainstream phablet, situated below the Galaxy Note20 Ultra. As in the world of Apple, though, “mainstream” is relative here, with the Note20’s specs (and price) drifting towards the high ...

Nokia 8.3 5G Camera review: Capable ultra-wide camera

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The Nokia 8.3 was announced in spring of 2020 and began shipping in the summer. It has solid mid-range specs, with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G chipset providing enough power for most users and the name-sake ...

Samsung Galaxy A71 5G (Snapdragon) Camera review: Good ultra-wide performance

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Samsung’s Galaxy A71 5G sits at the top of the mid-range A series. The U.S. version of the device, which we have tested on this occasion, is equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G chipset backed ...

Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max Display review: Bigger and still near the top

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Released in November, the Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max is the biggest, heaviest, and most expensive iPhone to date. It’s powered by the same chipset and operating system as the other devices in the 12 ...

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