Galaxy Note8 ties with iPhone 8 Plus for best smartphone camera

Galaxy Note8 ties with iPhone 8 Plus for best smartphone camera

Samsung officially unveiled the Galaxy Note 8 in Kenya yesterday and as expected, the phone carries a hefty price tag of Ksh 105,000. CNET declared the iPhone 8 Plus superior in terms of video capture, while Tom's Guide selected the Galaxy Note 8 as high quality for still images, for example. The guys at DxOMark have released their test scores for the Note 8 and it is on par with the iPhone 8 Plus. If you were having doubts about the Note 8's camera, you can check out DxOMark's in-depth analysis of the photo here. As you say, that with the grade of 94/100 picked up by its Galaxy Note 8, Samsung has something to be proud of and you will know.

Samsung is earning so much from Apple's iPhone X smartphones is due to the usage of a curved AMOLED display. It retains dynamic range exceptionally well in low light - better than the iPhone 8 Plus by a long shot and a fair portion better than the Pixel. Of course, Apple did add a new technology that it dubs True Tone that allows the displays on the phones to adjust color temperature and brightness based on the ambient lighting of their surroundings.

That being said, DxOMark did mention that the Note 8 has good white balance, colour rendering, as well as fast and stable autofocus in videos.

A key feature of the of the premium Smartphone, which will be retailing at Sh104,999, is the dual lens camera, which puts it in direct competition with Apple's iPhone 7 plus that has a similar rear camera feature. In the end the overall grade of the Note 8, even with that picked up by the iPhone 8 Plus. The live focus bokeh effect does well in both bright light and low light conditions. The tests revealed that there was visible residual motion when you hold the camera still to record videos. It also depends on your personal preferences and photography habits. The new Google Pixel 2 has now been tested and it has managed to beat both devices.

The iPhone X, when it launches in India on November 3, will carry a price-tag of Rs 89,000 for the 64GB variant. It would be interesting to see how the 10th-anniversary iPhone camera stacks up against the Galaxy Note 8 and Google Pixel 2.

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