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Sony Xperia 5 II Display review: Holding the middle ground


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 ...

A closer look at DXOMARK Display testing

In the introductory article we published back in October when we launched our DXOMARK Display protocol and our first reviews, we promised we would provide a closer look at what goes into our display testing. ...

DXOMARK begins regional ranking of smartphones with U.S.-only smartphone cameras

DXOMARK is introducing a U.S.-only ranking on its website that will allow readers to filter for phone models that are available only in that country. Imagine the scenario: Your favorite smartphone brand releases its latest, ...

Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G (Snapdragon) Camera review: The Snapdragon version


The Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G (Snapdragon) is the South Korean manufacturer’s business/consumer-oriented “phablet” destined for the U.S. market and China. The only difference compared to the previously tested Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G model ...

Canon EOS R5 Sensor review: A high water mark


Announced at the same time as the Canon EOS R6, the pro-oriented Canon EOS R5 is the current top-of-range model in Canon’s mirrorless EOS R system. As a second-generation model from Canon, the EOS R5 offers ...

Canon EOS R6 Sensor review: Enthusiast mirrorless


Announced alongside the pro-oriented Canon EOS R5 in the summer, the Canon EOS R6 is a more affordable mid-range model aimed at enthusiasts looking to get into the Canon EOS R mirrorless system. Like the ...

Canon RF 85mm F2 Macro IS STM Lens review


Announced this year for Canon’s new mirrorless EOS R system, the RF 85mm F2 IS Macro IS STM is a moderate-speed medium telephoto lens aimed at portrait and wedding photographers. Following the ultra-high speed RF ...

Canon EF 85mm F1.4L IS USM Lens review


Announced in 2017, the EF 85mm F1.4L IS USM is a high-speed portrait lens for Canon’s range of EOS DSLRs. It’s the first f/1.4 version from the company for this focal length and sits alongside ...

Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra Selfie review: Middle-of-the-road selfies


The Mi 10 Ultra is Xiaomi’s flagship phone, powered by a speedy Qualcomm 865 chipset and featuring a bright 800-nit 6.67-inch OLED 120 Hz display. Configurations range from 8 to 16 GB of RAM and ...

Updated: Apple iPhone 11 camera review: Good camera that lacks a tele-lens


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 12 Pro Max Selfie review: Same front camera performance as the 12 Pro


The iPhone 12 Pro Max is the larger of Apple’s two new top-end phones. It’s built around the A14 processor and features a 6.7-inch Super Retina XDR OLED screen, protected by Apple’s new ceramic-enforced glass. ...

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 Camera review: Next-generation pocket camera


Released in September 2020, the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G is the brand’s followup on the first Galaxy Z Fold, which was released in late 2019. It has a bigger cover display (6.2 vs. ...

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