iPhone 12 Camera Lags Behind Samsung, Xiaomi, Other Android Flagships, iPhone 11 Pro Max: DxOMark

iPhone 12 has been put to check by benchmark web site DxOMark to analyse its digicam efficiency on an inventory of proprietary benchmarks. The newest iPhone mannequin carries an all-new wide-angle lens alongside an ultra-wide-angle lens to ship an enhanced pictures expertise over final yr’s iPhone 11. The twin digicam setup of the iPhone 12 can be an identical to what’s there on the iPhone 12 mini. However, DxOMark testing identified that the out there {hardware} on the iPhone 12 lags behind not solely the iPhone 12 Pro fashions but in addition the flagships from firms corresponding to Huawei, Oppo, Samsung, and Xiaomi.

iPhone 12 DxOMark digicam check scores

The iPhone 12 received an general digicam rating of 122 from DxOMark. Particularly by way of nonetheless pictures, the most recent mannequin obtained a rating of 132, whereas its zoom efficiency bought 41 factors. The general rating of the iPhone 12 made it land simply outdoors the top-10 greatest digicam telephones reviewed by DxOMark. It was eight factors lower than the 130 rating achieved by the iPhone 12 Pro Max and 6 factors lower than the iPhone 12 Pro. Last yr’s iPhone 11 Pro Max additionally surpassed the iPhone 12 with an general rating of 124.

Android telephones together with the Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro, Oppo Find X2 Pro, and the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G have additionally outshined the iPhone 12, with higher scores. Nevertheless, the 132 rating obtained for nonetheless pictures has introduced the brand new iPhone to the listing of top-10 telephones for picture on the DxOMark database.

DxOMark notes that the iPhone 12 handles fundamentals fairly effectively, with typically correct publicity, nice color copy, and fast autofocus regardless of any lighting situations. The iPhone mannequin can be discovered to lead to pictures with “plenty of details” in brilliant to reasonable lighting situations.

On the draw back, the iPhone 12 is noticed to have contracted dynamic vary and extra noise ranges than anticipated. The telephone can be discovered to have a disappointing simulated bokeh portrait mode. Further, the dearth of a devoted tele-module impacts its zoom efficiency. White steadiness on the iPhone 12 additionally impacts each nonetheless pictures and movies, in accordance with the checks carried out by the DxOMark group.

The iPhone 12 obtained a video rating of 112 on the DxOMark benchmark. The rating is an identical to what has been achieved by the iPhone 12 Pro and is only one level behind the iPhone 12 Pro Max.

“Its performance characteristics are almost identical to those of the iPhone 12 Pro — unsurprisingly, since the main camera hardware appears to be the same. Exposure is accurate and dynamic range is wide, thanks in part to the inclusion of Dolby Vision HDR,” the DxOMark group mentioned in its assessment.

The iPhone 12 was nevertheless discovered to have restricted dynamic vary in comparison with the competitors. Low-light efficiency on the most recent common iPhone mannequin can be impacting movies with a lack of tremendous element.

“If zoom and portrait mode performance aren’t priorities for you, the iPhone 12 gives essentially all the bang of the iPhone 12 Pro for fewer bucks,” DxOMark famous within the conclusion.

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