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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All Smartphone Reviews

Apple iPhone 12 Audio review: Subtle improvements to sound

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A few weeks ago Apple unveiled no fewer than four new iPhones, ranging both in size as well as in price. Beyond sharing the same A14 Bionic chipset — “the fastest chipset in a smartphone”— ...

OnePlus 8 Pro Selfie review: Solid performance

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selfie

We tested the main cameras of the OnePlus 8 Pro earlier this year, and now it’s time to consider its front camera. The single selfie camera peeks through a hole punch in the left corner ...

Updated: OnePlus 8 Pro Camera review: Good exposure and autofocus in balanced lighting

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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 ...

Google Pixel 5 Selfie review: High-end performance for less

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With the Pixel 5, Google has decided to go back to the roots of the Pixel series and offer an Android flagship that does not only come with the latest version of the Android operating ...

Updated: Oppo Reno 10x Zoom Camera review: Good tele-zoom

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camera

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: Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G (Exynos) Camera review: Mega-zoom with weaknesses

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camera

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 ...

Google Pixel 5 Camera review: Software power

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The Pixel 5 is Google’s latest flagship phone, featuring a 6.0-inch FHD+ display, Snapdragon 765G chipset with 128 GB internal storage, 4080 mAh battery, and of course the latest Android 11 operating system. Although a ...

Huawei Mate 40 Pro Selfie review: Less is more

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Huawei has just launched its latest high-end smartphone, the Mate 40 Pro, and we have already had a unit in for our Selfie tests. While the Mate 40 Pro features one of the most sophisticated ...

Huawei Mate 40 Pro Camera review: Dynamic range monster

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camera

Today Huawei launched its new high-end smartphone, the Mate 40 Pro, and we’ve had one of the first units in for testing under version 4 of the DXOMARK Camera test protocol. The camera setup is ...

Updated: Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra Camera review – The zoom king

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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 ...

Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G (Exynos) Display review: Top score in first ranking

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Released in August of this year at the same time as its slightly smaller sister device, the Samsung Galaxy Note20, the Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G is the brand’s latest business-consumer flagship. Samsung proudly boasts ...

Updated: Huawei P40 Pro Camera review – Great stills, outstanding video

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camera

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 ...

OnePlus 8 Pro Display review: Color rendering a strength

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display

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 ...

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (Exynos) Display review: Strong for motion and video

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After the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G came out in March 2020, DXOMARK immediately began testing its performance for cameraselfie cam, and audio In this review, we present a summary of the S20 Ultra’s performance ...

Updated: Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro Camera review: Outstanding tele-zoom and texture

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camera

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: Oppo Find X2 Pro Camera review: Excellent standard-wide

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camera

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 ...

Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max Display review: Middling performance

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When the Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max first appeared in fall 2019, DXOMARK lost no time putting it through its suite of rigorous tests for camera, selfie cam, and audio. In this review, we present ...

Updated: Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (Exynos) Camera review: Samsung’s contender

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camera

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 ...

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