iPhone 8 Plus has the best camera DxOMark has ever tested

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  • John Lofwire

    lol so Apple paid more this time around 😉

    • Rev0lver

      With the price of the latest iPhones I think all iPhone users paid more this time around.

    • Brad Fortin

      Are you saying high scores are paid for? How much do you think Google paid? What about HTC? Samsung?

    • John Lofwire

      lil apple troll using alternate account to see my post and then post stuff i cannot see? pathetic and coward 😉

  • bluerage

    wow, only the s6 edge from samsung made the top 10

    • ksoze

      Uh. Not sure what’s going on with the site, but the S8 scores 88 – but it doesn’t show up in the top 10. That’s the only one I clicked on – possibly other models missing as well. They also messed up the conclusion for the S8 review – still haven’t fixed it since May 2017…

    • Get Help ????️ ????

      New testing methods were put in place so they have to retest everything.

  • Mo Dabbas

    “This is a significant jump compared to the Pixel and the U11 which received the score of 90” — hmm, I’m not sure you know what significant means. lol

    • samsvoc

      Recently, DxOMark changed the way they score phones in general. This might be the reason why IP8 scored a 92. I don’t think, IP8 would’ve scored the same 92 if DxOMark used their old test procedures but think, it would’ve scored a 90 for sure.

    • Mo Dabbas

      The method of rating is not what I meant. Even if iPhone 8 plus camera is better than the pixel that’s still what Apple should do. If a year old phone can perform in the camera department better than the iPhone then Apple got a real problem. But to call the difference between 90 and 94 “significant” is what I was commenting on.

    • samsvoc

      The isheep will use this #1 rating and run with it. Side by side, you wont see much difference, if any, between IP8 and most great camera phones, including my HTC U11.

      People, including itards, shouldn’t put too much stock into ratings. Just go out and take pictures.

    • FTR_Part_deux

      Hmmmm…when an Android was placed first, everyone was gloating and now they’ve been surpassed and it’s, “oh, let’s play down the scores…it doesn’t mean much…” So when it goes in your favour, it’s thumbs up, but when it doesn’t, you sulk…

    • samsvoc

      No, not at all. Insecure isheep make it so. I wanted a good camera phone and I bought one. Most high end phones are good enough, no need to brag, be it Droid or ios. I’ve owned both.

    • skrug

      Lol DxO Mark for some reason came relevant the past year or so? Before that Xperia Z series and the X Performance was getting top marks but little to no one mentions about it, so no, not everyone was gloating about it.

    • John Lofwire

      Sorry but not everyone.
      I always disliked DxO as its often paid for review no matter OS and OEM tested.

    • John Lofwire

      Hell take a LG G5 take a picture then same picture with a iphone 8 put both on a computer and you gonna have a hard time to see the difference lol.

    • John Lofwire

      Agreed.

      They put too much value on thing like bokeh and zoom.

  • Smanny

    Congratulations to the new iPhone 8 image scores. However the Pixels and a few others still have higher DxOMark video scores over the new iPhone 8’s. I wonder why that isn’t mentioned?

    • John Lofwire

      Because the new way they calculate stuff they put newer stuff as more important as older one.

      By example now texture is less important than bokeh and zoom.

      In my eye Zoom and Bokeh are not a priority for me its color accuracy , dynamic range in the lightning/shadow and the quality of the picture ( detail , textures )

  • Captain Pokemon

    Fanboys, I am debating whether I should get an iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 plus. Do you think the Plus’ camera would make a lot of difference compare to 8? I am using 6s right now and hoping to have the same size phone. What do you think?

    • FTR_Part_deux

      I’ve got a 6s+ and I certainly enjoy the bigger screen and bigger battery. Comparing the two cameras, they’re pretty close, but the OIS on the 6s+ certainly was helpful in certain situations (low light/keeping a steady hand).

    • Captain Pokemon

      Thank you for your input.

    • John Lofwire

      IF you can manage the price and the size of the device the plus will be a better buy.

      Better battery.
      Better screen ( resolution )
      More options and features on the Camera.

    • Captain Pokemon

      You made good points. Maybe I will go for 8+

      Thanks!

  • Get Help ????️ ????

    That’s great but no phones from the current high end android lineup have been tested with the new methods. Time will tell but there is tough competition still to be tested.

    • Donovan

      They’ve actually retested both the HTC U11 and Google Pixel, currently the two highest-ranking Android phones. I know that they haven’t done the S8, Note8, or V30 yet, but given how those phones compare to the U11 and the Pixel, I doubt any of the three will surpass the iPhone 8 Plus.

    • Get Help ????️ ????

      Pixel is from last year. Only the u11 is current. Big strides on camera quality in the note 8, LG g30 and pixel 2 pose a serious challenge.

    • Donovan

      While that’s true, we’re talking about DxOMark’s rankings here. The Google Pixel is currently tied at 3rd with the U11, regardless of the year it’s from. The Note8 has the same camera sensor as the Galaxy S8+, which was already just an incremental upgrade from the Galaxy S7’s camera, so it really doesn’t take any significant strides at all. You could say that adding the Telephoto Lens improves things, which it does; but as per the iPhone 8 Vs. iPhone 8 Plus, that’ll only yield a 2 point increase in overall DxOMark’s score at best. This would still place it behind the iPhone 8 Plus, if we assume that the Galaxy S8 would’ve scored a ~90 (given that it’s about par with the U11 and Pixel). As for the V30, like I said, based on the current camera comparisons out there between it and the U11/Pixel, it doesn’t seem like it’ll be able to out-rank the iPhone 8 Plus either. With all that being said, hopefully the Pixel 2 does end up being the new top dog. I love what Google does with their HDR and video stabilization tech.

    • Get Help ????️ ????

      Lol. Oh my God. Stop being such an obtuse fanboy.. The pixel camera and the tech and software for it are from last year. It will easily be a lot better this year. As are all the other phones I mentioned. They may or may not unseat the iPhone. We will have to wait and see.

    • Donovan

      “Obtuse fanboy”? Are you serious? The irony in this is hilarious, because I’m trying to look at this as objectively as possible, while you’re ignoring every point I made because you clearly can’t get over your awkward love for a mobile operating system. I’m talking about the DXOMARK RANKINGS, NOT my own opinion. I currently have a Galaxy S8+, and all of my phones since 2010 have been Android phones. J**********t, the last sentence in my previous comment even says, “hopefully the Pixel 2 does end up being the new top dog.” The fact that you’d assume that I’m some Apple “fanboy” clearly shows how much of a an Android “fanboy” you yourself are. And not even the fun kind of fanboy, but the type that attacks everyone online who doesn’t agree with your comments– the type that gives us Android users a bad name.

      I honestly don’t understand why the comments section for sites like this are littered with so many hostile people like you. Just so trigger happy to turn a run of the mill comment into a keyboard fight as soon as the opportunity presents itself.

    • Get Help ????️ ????

      Care to write another novel? I didn’t read your last rambling comment past a couple of sentences because I could tell it was nonsense immeately. This one was worse and I didn’t bother past the first sentence. I summed it up succinctly and correctly. You went off on some sort of tangent and a rant. The simple facts is that the best Android phone cameras have yet to be tested and they have all improved since last year. Nothing else needs to be said.

    • Donovan

      How could you tell it was nonsense if it you didn’t read it? Not my fault you’re borderline illiterate and incapable of reading a paragraph. Somehow, you believe that you can form an informed opinion on a full paragraph based on its first few sentences, which actually goes to show why you don’t seem to understand smartphone photography either! You see the manufacturer, the megapixels, and maybe even a couple of compressed samples on Twitter, then BAM– you’re convinced that you know everything there is to know about its camera performance. Nothing else needs to be said.

    • Get Help ????️ ????

      I was kidding about writing another novel. I didn’t think you’d actually do it. ????????????????????????????????????????

    • Donovan

      I was kidding thinking you were borderline illiterate, I didn’t think it was actually true ????????????????????????????????????????????????????????

    • Get Help ????️ ????

      Nah I can read, I just don’t waste my time with iDiots writing nonsense.

    • Donovan

      Oh no don’t be silly! You definitely do waste your time with it, given that you’re still responding. But I don’t think you have the reading comprehension to even get past that point, so don’t sweat it.

    • John Lofwire

      I do not agree with everything Donovan said but still…
      He did say he only used android device since 2010 so its might have helped to read is novel 😉

    • John Lofwire

      Comparison of the S8 to note 8 have shown a BIG improvement all around.
      Its not only about Sensor but about software Hell LG G6 got cheap sensor compared to most flagship but still as good.

      agreed about pixel as i tested the official camera app from pixel ( a guy ported it in apk for all device with SD 820 and newer soc )

      Both on LG G5 and G6 the increase in quality is dramatic so software play a huge role.

      But the evolution between iphone 7 and 8 is out of this world seriously Apple needed to do this because all others iphone where not in same league as most new flagship. now they are there again but we will see what will be the response from android OEM and i beleive they will very soon ( if not already ) beat apple again.

    • Donovan

      THANK YOU for bringing a sensible, reasonable, and informed comment into this cancerous comment thread.

      You’re right to bring up the importance of software, although I still hesitate to expect a dramatic increase in quality from the S8 to the Note8 given that Samsung has committed to keeping the S8’s software updated. The Note8 may provide superior photography at this current moment, but I’d expect the S8 to be updated eventually to reflect the same improvements (sans the dual camera).

      The smartphone industry is a never-ending game of catch-up, with both Apple and Android OEMs being the players. That’s the best part about it; we as consumers get to see new and exciting tech added to smartphones multiple times per year. I wouldn’t be surprised to see the Pixel XL 2 surpass the newest iPhone’s cameras. Even if it doesn’t, it’ll just be a matter of time until something else does (i.e. S9, G7), and that’s something that is consumers can be excited for.

    • John Lofwire

      LG V30 could be a contender.
      They modified a lots the lenses ect on it to make it even better than G6.

      We will see but as i said its was time Apple truly updated the camera.

      I am all about argumentation when its not only low ball insult like some fanboy sadly do…

    • Get Help ????️ ????

      As I said you are full of iSht because the note 8 just tied the iPhone 8 plus.

      Go back and read the delusion you wrote here.

    • Donovan

      Oh shush you iSheep. Go back to your fruit phone

    • Get Help ????️ ????

      Lol. Aww poor guy doesn’t like his stupidity thrown back in his face. You’re the iSheep. I am all Android except for my iPad. I don’t brand follow.

    • Donovan

      iPad? iSheep!!!! Stop following fruits!!!1!!1!

    • Get Help ????️ ????

      You’re dumber than a sack full of iT@rds.

    • Donovan

      You’re dumber than a sack full of Apples you iPoop!!! HA. Get it? Sack full of APPLES!!

    • Get Help ????️ ????

      You poor little sheepie. You got owned because of your stupid postulating and then went off the deep end. Take a pill and try and relax. And next time don’t try and defend the iPhone based on faulty assumptions.

    • Donovan

      Let’s just pause our cute little romance for a second to appreciate the fact that the Pixel 2 just scored a 98 ????

    • Get Help ????️ ????

      Pixel 2 with a 98 dxomark score. You’re zero for two. Your Dumbazz just got owned again. Lol. Pathetic iT@rd.

    • Donovan

      I am so sorry our education system failed you.

    • Get Help ????️ ????

      You’re the one who was just plain stupid and got owned. Feel sorry for yourself.

    • Donovan

      “Owned”? What are you in high school? That would explain a lot actually, I sincerely apologize.

    • Domino67

      Looks like you have to eat some crow.

    • Donovan

      I was right, wasn’t I? Didn’t surpass it. Honestly didn’t expect the Note8 to tie it based on how the S8’s scored though. I have a Galaxy S8+, so I’m happy. Only thing I might be eating is another chunk out of my wallet for a Note8.

    • Domino67

      I have the S8 and the Note 8. They are both great but the larger size is nice.