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Updated: Apple iPhone 5s test


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 test


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 test


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 test


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 ...

2017 smartphone cameras: as good as never before

We are just over halfway through 2017 and it has been an exciting year for photographers so far, with several high-profile camera, lens and smartphone launches. We have been very busy at DxOMark keeping up ...

Sony FE 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 GM OSS lens test: Compact and optically excellent tele-zoom


As the only lens reaching 400mm currently in the lineup, the Sony FE 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 GM OSS is an important addition for Sony full-frame E-mount cameras such as the action-oriented A9 and some A7 variants. ...

LG G6 Mobile test: Punchy pictures


The LG G6 features a dual-camera setup with two 13Mp sensors coupled to either an f/1.8 image-stabilized lens for its primary camera, or to a second f/2.4 wide-angle lens, without autofocus, as an alternative option. ...

OnePlus 5 test: A serious shooter


The dual camera OnePlus 5 features a 16mp sensor with a 24mm f/1.7 lens as its primary camera, together with a second 20Mp sensor and 36mm f/2.6 lens to offer additional features. ...

Sony a9 sensor test: Game changer?


  The Sony a9 is the Japanese manufacturer’s latest flagship mirrorless offering, boasting a raft of high-performance features for action photographers. The 24.2Mp stacked CMOS sensor offers up to 20x faster sensor readout times, with ...

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 sensor test: Best performer in the lineup


The Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 is the latest in the company’s highly-respected GH-series of still and video hybrid models. Replacing the video enthusiast’s favorite GH4 as the flagship model in the lineup (though the GH4 will ...

Meizu Pro 6s Mobile test: All in the detail


Achieving an overall DxOMark Mobile Score of 85 points, the Meizu Pro 6s is a solid performer for smartphone photography enthusiasts, producing good results in all lighting conditions. Its performance is slightly better for stills, ...

Sony FE 100mm F2.8 STF GM OSS lens test: solid choice


The Sony FE 100mm F2.8 STF GM OSS is a short-telephoto prime for Sony full-frame mirrorless E-mount cameras such as the high-end a9 and the earlier A7 models. Besides being a G-Master model with high-grade optics ...

Sigma 500mm f/4 DG OS USM S Canon lens test: Super-sharp shooter


Announced in September 2016, the Sigma 500mm f/4 DG HSM S (Sigma 500mm f/4) is a super-telephoto prime lens for professional sports, wildlife, and press photographers, and for paparazzi. Available in Sigma, Nikon, and Canon ...

Canon EOS M6 sensor test: Worthy upgrade


Five years after their first mirrorless M-series camera, the sixth generation of the Canon M has arrived — the EOS M6. Boasting similar internal specifications to its sister model, the EOS M5, the EOS M6 ...

Carl Zeiss Milvus 1.4/50 ZE lens test: Nifty fifty


Renowned German lens manufacturer Carl Zeiss’s latest Milvus range of DSLR lenses for Canon and Nikon are marketed to offer high-quality optical performance in a similar price bracket to such high-resolution options as Sigma’s Art ...

Sony FE 85mm F1.8 lens test: Excellent choice


The Sony FE 85mm F1.8 is a high-speed standard prime for Sony full-frame E-mount cameras such as the A9 and A7 cameras, but will also fit smaller “cropped” sensor APS-C models such as the A5000, ...

HTC U11 Mobile test: The new DxOMark leader


With an overall DxOMark Mobile score of 90, the HTC U11 is the highest-rated smartphone camera we have ever tested. As you’d expect from a top performer, its scores are impressive across the board. In ...

Samsung Galaxy S8 mobile test: High photo potential


The eagerly-anticipated Samsung Galaxy S8 offers a primary camera module featuring a 1/2.5” sensor that records 12Mp (4032x3024 pixel resolution) stills. Additional still photography features include an equivalent 26mm f/1.7 lens with image stabilization, phase ...

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