Google Pixel 3 rated best single-camera smartphone

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22 Dec 2018

Pixel 3 is the best single-camera smartphone: Details here

Google's latest flagship, the Pixel 3, is the best single-camera smartphone, according to DxOMark Image Labs.

In its review, the camera benchmarking site has given Pixel 3 an overall score of 101, making it share the top-spot with Apple's best-selling flagship of the year, the iPhone Xr.

Further, the Google-made smartphone did beat iPhone Xr in the overall video score.

Here's everything to know.

About DxOMark

•DxOMark is a benchmarking website that tests different types of cameras - smartphone cameras to digital cameras and lenses. Several industry-standard tests are conducted wherein 1,500+ images and 2+ hours of video are captured and examined in controlled lab environments and in natural indoor/outdoor scenes.

Scorecard

Here's how the Pixel 3 performed in the DxOMark tests

Here's how the Pixel 3 performed in the DxOMark tests

Pixel 3 scored 103 in the photo test and 98 in the video test.

DxO lauded the Google flagship for its "dynamic range, detail preservation and flash performance in photos" as well as "low-noise and efficient stabilization in videos".

It also observed some "luminance noise and color shading in low-light images" while noting that Pixel 3 offered "improved Bokeh and Zoom" than Pixel 2.

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Pixel 3 beats iPhone Xr in video score

Though Pixel 3 matched iPhone Xr's photo score of 103, it beat the Apple offering by two points in the video category to score 98 points. Moreover, with overall 101 points, both phones share the fifth rank on the DxOMark Mobile camera rating.

Rankings

Here's a look at the best camera smartphones till date

While Pixel 3 and iPhone Xr share the fifth spot, Huawei P20 takes the fourth place by scoring 102.

The third rank is shared by Xiaomi Mi Mix 3, Samsung Galaxy Note 9, and HTC U12+. All three have scored 103.

On second, with 104 points, there's iPhone Xs Max.

Finally, leading the table is Huawei P20 Pro with an overall score of 109.

At a glance

Meanwhile, here's a look at Pixel 3's camera specifications

Meanwhile, here's a look at Pixel 3's camera specifications

The Google Pixel 3 sports a single 12.2MP rear camera with an f/1.8 aperture, dual-pixel technology along with built-in spectral and flicker sensor. Moreover, the rear camera also supports optical as well as electronic image stabilization.

Up front, the phone features a dual camera setup comprising an 8MP (f/1.8) wide-angle camera and an 8MP (f/2.2) telephoto camera.

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Which is the best camera smartphone so far?

Asked 2018-12-22 17:36:05 by Arjun Powar

Answered by NewsBytes

According to DxOMark's ranking, Huawei P20 Pro has the best smartphone camera. The phone has been awarded an overall score of 109, which breaks down into a photo score of 114 and a video score of 98.

How much did Google Pixel 3 score in DxOMark tests?

Asked 2018-12-22 17:36:05 by Rakesh Malhotra

Answered by NewsBytes

Google Pixel 3 has been awarded an overall score of 101. In terms of the break-up, the Google flagship scored 103 points in the photo tests and 98 points in the video tests. Notably, with overall 101 points, it ties with iPhone XR to share the title of the best single-camera smartphone.

What are the specifications of Google Pixel 3 and Google Pixel 3 XL.

Asked 2018-12-22 17:36:05 by Vihaan Chatterjee

Answered by NewsBytes

Google Pixel 3 and Google Pixel 3 XL share the same camera specifications. On the back, both phones sport a single 12.2MP sensor with dual-pixel technology, an f/1.8 aperture, OIS+EIS, and in-built spectral + flicker sensor. Up front, the Pixel 3 flagships pack a dual-camera setup comprising an 8MP (f/1.8) wide-angle camera and an 8MP (f/2.2) telephoto camera.

What is DxOMark rating?

Asked 2018-12-22 17:36:05 by Parakram Lobo

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DxOMark is a France-based benchmarking website that tests different types of cameras - from smartphone cameras to digital cameras and lenses. Several industry-standard tests are conducted wherein 1,500+ images and 2+ hours of video are captured and examined in controlled lab environments as well as in natural indoor/outdoor scenes to award an overall score called DxOMark rating.

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