DxOMark reviews Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders, scores higher than iPhone 12 Pro Max

17 August 2021
The camera review was performed with unreleases software unavailable to reviewers.

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  • Anonymous

Ahmed Aref, 19 Aug 2021But now they admit that they were wrong, and start raising ... moreI'm not saying sensor size doesn't have its inherent benefits, but calling it midrange doesn't make sense, there's so many other elements that contribute to the quality of images. that's clearly evidenced in the fact that the "midrange sensor" in the Snapdragon phone technically out performs some "flagship sensors"

A camera is a sum of its parts, one element doesn't totally define performance and quality.

Anonymous, 19 Aug 2021It's exactly why, they realised they didn't need ... moreBut now they admit that they were wrong, and start raising sensors size even they exceeded the size of 808's sensor :)

Carol, 17 Aug 2021Are you serious? Apple "won" dx0 mark quite often... moreOk.

  • Anonymous

Ahmed Aref, 19 Aug 2021Oh, I see, that's why are smartphones' camera sen... moreIt's exactly why, they realised they didn't need large sensor sizes, they could do more with machine learning and computational photography than they could with large sensor sizes, I'm not saying sensor size has no bearing but its not the massive thing you're making it out to be.

Anonymous, 19 Aug 2021Yup. You definitely don't know what you're talkin... moreOh, I see, that's why are smartphones' camera sensors getting smaller and smaller every year?

Just go and check out Nokia 808.

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 17 Aug 2021I have my opinion about DxOMark, which is why I visit GMSAr... moreWhat do you expect? with every new flagship, there will be new dxo review...
Its like asking GSM not to post news about apple or samsung?

  • Anonymous

Ahmed Aref, 17 Aug 2021Post processing is the key, of course great isp and lenses ... moreYup. You definitely don't know what you're talking about. Sure larger sensors give shallower depth of field and technically better low light performance. That isn't necessarily reflected in the end result. The computational photography is so powerful in modern phones larger sensor size can easily be mitigated, sure you won't get natural depth of field but that is literally the only trade off.

Anonymous, 17 Aug 2021I have my opinion about DxOMark, which is why I visit GMSAr... moreMaybe a new good business deal?

if we rely on dxomark, vanilla s21 camera is on par with vanilla iphone11. I have both of them in my home. iphone11 main and ultrawide cameras (daylight and night shots) are no way near s21. in addition, portrait and zoomed shots are even much better on s21. the difference is so obvious.

Anonymous, 18 Aug 2021I've seen Asus cameras comparisons, theyre good but no... moreI am not a fanboy, I like many brands and, unfortunately, none of them pay me.
The jpeg engine on asus phone is really good, not just good. And believing a selfie camera is better than a main one, is dumb

  • Anonymous

SigmaR, 18 Aug 2021you don't know what you are talking about. it's a... moreI've seen Asus cameras comparisons, theyre good but not amazing. Dont be a fanboy.

AljeanT, 17 Aug 2021Because Huawei's camera software is better than Asus .... moreyou don't know what you are talking about. it's a main camera vs a selfie camera. and asus jpeg engine is really good. go being a fanboy with someone else

Anonymous, 17 Aug 2021Maybe it is better? Have you done your own testing?I did with the p40 pro, and a selfie camera won't come even close to a main one

Anonymous, 17 Aug 2021"mid range sensor" ?? I'm not sure you know ... morePost processing is the key, of course great isp and lenses are a factor but in phone world with super tiny sensors, the sensor size is most important.

Go and take a raw photo with any high end phone and you will see how horrible that camera is, post processing is like a makeup that transfer an ugly to a beatifull.

And yes, IMX686 is a mid range sensor you can find it in sub 400$ phones like Poco F2 Pro.

Fanboy of All brands, 17 Aug 2021Umm, i have a question. Is DXOMARK reliable and trusted? Depends on your - would you trust a half-empty plastic bottle on a side of a highway with unknown yellow fluid inside to be a real Fanta?

  • Carol

Shui8, 17 Aug 2021Lots of comments towards DxO fiasco. 😂 So now DxO either... moreAre you serious? Apple "won" dx0 mark quite often, so yeah, they have money. Just that, camera this days is not that important anymore and they established themselves in the camera department with a looooot of paid... aaaa reviews. There is enough room for others to make themselves a bit better through paid reviews from D&0, at the end this is how the whole marketing motors work. Never noticed that the "best" detergent is actually the same as all detergents, or you really think the Advertising is telling the truth?

  • Anonymous

I have my opinion about DxOMark, which is why I visit GMSArena.

But my question is, why is GMSArena regularly pushing content from DxOMark? It's starting to get annoying and suspicious.

SigmaR, 17 Aug 2021actually it's the chinese brands always on top. the p5... moreBecause Huawei's camera software is better than Asus ...nuff said

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 17 Aug 2021They're the most professional camera reviewers available.These guys test for 1500 images.... No other review site or Youtubers do testing that deeply

Ahmed Aref, 17 Aug 2021These scores are based on some predefined criteria, if the ... moreBut the images are pleasant, aren't they?