Smartphone Camera Shootouts

It hasn’t been easier to take a great photograph. Smartphone cameras — even those on budget devices — can take fantastic photos. It’s time to dive into the nitty-gritty details to find the best shooters in all price ranges.

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Oppo Reno 10x Zoom vs. Huawei P30 Pro camera shootout: Zooming in on the action

When Huawei introduced its zoom lens on the P30 Pro, it opened up a whole new world of photographic opportunity on a smartphone. Now, Oppo's challenging it with the Reno 10x Zoom, so we've found out which is best.
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Which budget phone has the best camera? We tested four to find the answer

To find out which of the latest reasonably-priced smartphones on release has the best camera, we put Google’s impressive Pixel 3a against the Honor 20, the Motorola One Vision, and the Sony Xperia 10 Plus.
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The 2019 class of camera phones is great, and we tested them to find the best

It's the middle of the year, which means it's time for a mid-year camera shootout to find the best among our top phones of 2019. We pit six phones against each other, including the OnePlus 7 Pro, Pixel 3a, and Galaxy S10 Plus.
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At half the price, how does the Pixel 3a camera stack up to the Google Pixel 3?

Google's Pixel 3 is the reigning king of smartphone photography, particularly in the U.S., where the Huawei P30 Pro isn't available. But now you can get the same Pixel 3 camera experience at half the price with Google's Pixel 3a.
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Huawei P30 Pro vs. Google Pixel 3: Camera kings clash in photography shootout

The Google Pixel 3 is camera phone royalty, but the new Huawei P30 Pro has so many tricks up its sleeve, it could be the phone to snatch the crown away. We took both phones on a tour of Taipei, Taiwan to see how they compare.
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Family feud: Huawei P30 Pro vs. P20 Pro vs. Mate 20 Pro camera shootout

The Huawei P30 Pro's camera has an amazing zoom mode and low light capabilities. But take these away, and how does it compare when facing its sibling phones, the P20 Pro and Mate 20 Pro, taking regular photos?
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OnePlus 6T vs. Honor View 20: We compare the cameras in these ‘flagship killers’

For less than $600, you can buy either the OnePlus 6T or the Honor View 20, two extremely capable smartphones with plenty of exciting features. But which one has the best camera? We found out on a recent trip to France.
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We took our seven favorite smartphones to Japan for the ultimate camera shootout

2018 is at a close, and it's time to find the best smartphone camera money can buy. We took our favorite phones of the year to Japan for the ultimate camera shootout. Here's how they fared.
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Illuminate the dark: Pixel 3’s Night Sight vs. Mate 20 Pro’s Night Mode

Google and Huawei are using artificial intelligence to improve the quality of low-light photos captured on their respective phones, the Pixel 3 and the Mate 20 Pro. We pit Night Sight vs. Night Mode to find out which is better.
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How the OnePlus 6T's camera stacks up against other flagships

The OnePlus 6T can match or even surpass other flagship smartphones in terms of specs and performance. How about with its camera? We put it up against the Samsung Galaxy S9, LG G7 ThinQ, and Google Pixel 3 to find out.
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Camera Shootout: OnePlus 6T vs. Honor 8X vs. Pocophone F1 vs. Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro

We took four smartphones from popular and upcoming Chinese brands to China, to see which has the best camera. The OnePlus 6T takes on the Honor 8X, the Pocophone F1, and the Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro.
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Open wide: LG G7 ThinQ vs. Huawei Mate 20 Pro vs. Asus ROG Phone

The Huawei Mate 20 Pro has swapped the monochrome sensor on its camera for a wide-angle lens, so how does it compare to the LG G7 ThinQ, and the surprisingly strong challenge from the Asus ROG Phone?
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Taking shots in the dark with Night Sight, the Pixel’s newest photo feature

The Google Pixel range has always been the home of some of the mobile world's best phone cameras. That performance is now getting even better with the introduction of the low-light Night Sight mode.
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Get up close and personal with this telephoto lens for your phone

Moment is replacing its aging 60mm telephoto lens with a new 58mm tele lens, redesigned from the ground up for the latest iPhone, Pixel, and Galaxy phones. Mount it onto the phone via a case and get closer with 2x optical zoom.
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Want the best low-light portraits? Save some cash and buy the iPhone XR

Which phone has the best Portrait Mode? We took at look at the new iPhone XR, the Google Pixel 3, and the iPhone XS. You might expect the dual-lens iPhone XS to rule, but it faces a tougher challenge than you'd suspect.
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Camera shootout! Testing the latest Pixel, iPhone, and Galaxy Note in real life

Which takes the best photos, the Pixel 3 XL, iPhone XS Max, Galaxy Note 9, or Pixel 2 XL? We put the cameras on all these top-notch phones through their paces to see which performs best in the real world, from low light to portrait mode…
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Is the iPhone XS camera really that much better? Definitely. See for yourself

Apple's iPhone XS and XS Max have excellent cameras. How much better are they? We pit them against last year's iPhone X to find out. The differences may be minuscule, but they certainly are substantial.
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Too close to call: Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus vs LG G7 ThinQ camera shootout

We take the LG G7 ThinQ and Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus to Rome for a camera shootout, photographing everything from the amazing local sights to an impressive showjumping event. How do these two excellent phones compare?