According to DxOMark, iPhone 8 Plus has the best camera in any smartphone right now. For those of you who are unaware, DxOMark is one of the trusted websites owned by DxO Labs. They provide image quality ratings for standalone cameras, lenses, and mobile devices that include cameras.
Basically, the best smartphone camera according to DxOMark until now was the HTC U11 and the Google Pixel. But that has changed with the launch of iPhone 8 and 8 Plus. The previous highest DxOMark score of was 90, and the iPhone 8 beats that with a staggering score of 92. And to top it all, the bigger iPhone 8 Plus beats its own sibling with a higher score of 94.
This website hasn’t tested Samsung’s newest flagship the Note 8 yet. But we are very interested to see how the best from Samsung fairs against the competition. And also the upcoming new Pixel 2 from Google will surely be the one to watch out for.
This test is sure to let potential buyers know how good their phone’s cameras really are. Now let’s zoom in on the new leader of the smartphone camera, the iPhone 8 Plus.
Camera specifications of the iPhone 8 Plus:
- 12MP main wide-angle camera with BSI sensor, f/1.8 aperture lens
- 12MP telephoto camera with f/2.8 aperture lens
- Optical Zoom
- Digital Zoom of up to 10x
- Portrait mode
- OIS (main camera only)
- Quad-LED True Tone flash with Slow sync
- Autofocus with focus pixels
- Wide-gamut color capture
- Body and face detection
- Auto HDR
Photos captured on the iPhone 8 Plus:
You can check the uncompressed versions of these photos here.
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