When Tim Cook first introduced iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus to the world on September 12, not many people found the wow factor – iPhone is known for long – in either of devices. Fast forward 10 days and looks like Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 has some hidden features to surprise and attract people. Yes, I am talking about the camera quality of iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus.
According to the latest result by the leading benchmarking company DxO, iPhone 8 Plus has the best camera they have ever tested. In the latest DxO test results, iPhone 8 Plus scored 94, followed by iPhone 8 with 92 points. The important highlight is, both the iPhones have outclassed Samsung Galaxy S8, Google Pixel and HTC U11 smartphones.
It’s the 10th anniversary of iPhone, and it’s obvious to overlook iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus as all eyes are set on iPhone X. The strategy, however, to make iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus available earlier than iPhone X, is apparently paying off as reviewers and users are turning to these devices, albeit for time being, due to the absence of iPhone X. Consequently, the hidden improvements and upgrades are slowly getting unearth for people to pay attention to.
DxOMark tested the Photo and Video capabilities of iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus separately, and also in different scenarios before rating it as the best camera smartphone. The results clearly indicate that both the devices are able to record the best quality video footage but it is still the images, both the variants of iPhone 8, are capable of creating the magic with, something none of the competitors is able to match.
As DxOMark has integrated dual-camera test design in their rating system, along with Zoom and synthetic Bokeh, iPhone 8, in particular, leave Google Pixel and Galaxy S8 much behind in terms of overall camera performance.
It goes without saying that the other enhancements, such as HDR processing, more accurate exposure, made in Apple iPhone 8 and improved face detection, make iPhone 8 a far advanced device than its predecessors.
The rating report from DxOMark clearly states that overall performance of iPhone 8 in terms of video recording is far better than competitors, but it is still the photo shoot capabilities that make the devices adorable. The new iPhone 8 Plus scores 96 vs 90 points of Google Pixel in still photography, but lags a bit behind with 89 points in terms of the video shoot. The Apple devices, however, produce far more superior quality images and videos than any of its predecessors.