DxOMark adds Wide and Night scores to its tests, Note 10+ tops recalculated results

Peter, 18 September 2019

DxOMark has added two new scores to its review process one for ultra wide-angle cameras and one for night mode. It has tested multiple phones using the new protocols, updated reviews and recalculated scores.

DxOMark updates its testing procedures with Wide angle cam and Night mode tests DxOMark updates its testing procedures with Wide angle cam and Night mode tests
DxOMark updates its testing procedures with Wide angle cam and Night mode tests

You can read more about how the Night score and the Wide score are calculated. You can also go back to several old reviews to read details on how they performed in each category (note that DxOMark is still in the process of updating the reviews, some just feature the recalculated score for now).

What is being taken into account when calculating the Wide and Night scores What is being taken into account when calculating the Wide and Night scores
What is being taken into account when calculating the Wide and Night scores

The Samsung Galaxy Note10+ (technically the 5G model) defended its top spot its old score of 113 grew by 4 points. Below is a summary of how scores changed.

Phone Updated score Old score Difference Review updated?
Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G 117 113 +4 Yes
Samsung Galaxy S10 5G 116 112 +4 Yes
Huawei P30 Pro 116 112 +4 Yes
Honor 20 Pro 113 111 +2 Yes
Huawei Mate 20 Pro 112 109 +3 Yes
Xiaomi Mi 9 110 107 +3 Yes
Apple iPhone XS Max 106 105 +1 Score only
Google Pixel 3 102 101 +1 Yes
LG G8 ThinQ 99 96 +3 Score only
Lenovo Z6 Pro 97 91 +3 Yes
Sony Xperia 1 94 91 +3 Score only
Nokia 9 PureView 85 85 - Score only

The Galaxy Note 10+ has the best night mode, tied with the Huawei P30 Pro and Galaxy S10 5G. In terms of ultra wide camera, it rules alone. Here are the individual rankings in both categories:

Phone Wide score Phone Night score
Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G 42 Huawei P30 Pro 59
Samsung Galaxy S10 5G 40 Samsung Galaxy Note10+ 5G 59
Sony Xperia 1 38 Samsung Galaxy S10 5G 59
Lenovo Z6 Pro 35 Honor 20 Pro 53
Huawei Mate 20 Pro 34 Huawei Mate 20 Pro 53
Huawei P30 Pro 34 Google Pixel 3 49
LG G8 ThinQ 34 Xiaomi Mi 9 48
Xiaomi Mi 9 30 LG G8 ThinQ 44
Honor 20 Pro 28 Lenovo Z6 Pro 42
Apple iPhone XS Max n/a Apple iPhone XS Max 37
Google Pixel 3 n/a Sony Xperia 1 34
Nokia 9 PureView n/a Nokia 9 PureView 31

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  • Jatin

Huawei is the king of camera smartphone mate 30 pro will beat the samsung ass.

Very smart answer, Firewarrior.

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