HTC dethrones Samsung as best phone camera in the world

Based on recent results distributed by HTC and talked about during their press conference, the new HTC U11 managed to dethrone the Galaxy S8.

@LanaJelic
Published Thu, May 18 2017 9:33 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:55 AM CST

DXOMark, one of the photography industry's standards for image quality is also well known for evaluating the quality of smartphone cameras. They have been pretty fair when it comes to evaluating smartphone cameras, so it makes sense to trust their results. While DXOMark isn't necessarily the whole story when it comes to overall smartphone camera experience, they do provide an expectation of image quality.

HTC dethrones Samsung as best phone camera in the world | TweakTown.com

Based on recent results distributed by HTC and talked about during their press conference, the new HTC U11 managed to dethrone the previous best smartphone camera, the Samsung Galaxy S8.

Read also: HTC U11: Hands-on and first impressions

The Galaxy S8 previously claimed the smartphone photography crown with a DXOmark score of 88, however the new HTC U11 has managed to one up previous world best with a score of 90.

A lot goes into these scores and they are weighted very carefully, so there's no tweaking the tests to get a better score. Simply put, a better score means better image quality and results.

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