Samsung, Huawei, iPhone, Xiaomi – which mobile has the best camera? It is difficult to choose a model since each mobile phone has a different specification. One way – although not the most reliable – to know which model is better is looking at the score on DxOMark, the portal specialized in camera analysis. These are the 10 mobiles with the best camera of 2020, according to DxOMark.
Huawei Mate 40 Pro
The Huawei Mate 40 Pro is, according to DxoMark, the mobile phone with the best camera of 2020, and the truth is that they are right. Huawei’s latest flagship has a powerful triple-camera configuration that surprises with its telephoto lens, without leaving behind video or good photographic results in terms of color, texture, and exposure. DxOMark rated the Huawei Mate 40 Pro with a 136 on the main camera. The selfie camera has 104 points.
The Huawei Mate 40 Pro has a triple main camera, with a 50-megapixel primary sensor. It is accompanied by a second 20-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera with an f/1.8 aperture as well as a 12-megapixel telephoto camera, which is capable of zooming in at up to 50x. You can read the analysis here.
Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra
The second mobile with the best camera of 2020 is the Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra, this powerful device has a score of 133 points, only 3 points less than the Huawei Mate 40 Pro. In this case, the camera configuration is higher, and the note in the zoom section is considerably higher than the Mate 40 Pro. However, Huawei’s cell phone has obtained better results in photography and video. However, in Selfie, the Mi 10 Ultra does not stand out so much: it has a score of 88 points.
The Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra has a quadruple-camera configuration. The primary lens is 48 megapixels, and it also has a 20-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera. The zoom gets that good note because of the two telephoto cameras. The first, which allows a 5x optical zoom, has 48 megapixels. Also, a 12-megapixel lens with 2x optical zoom is added, which is used for portrait modes. You can read the analysis here.
Huawei P40 Pro
Huawei also has another mobile in the TOP 10 of best mobiles according to DxoMark and is ranked number 3. The Huawei P40 Pro has a camera very similar to the Mate 40 Pro, but the Mate model improved in some aspects from this device. Even so, the Huawei P40 Pro has achieved 132 points in the DxOMark score thanks to its powerful lens with periscope zoom and the high dynamic range it has when taking pictures.
The Huawei P40 Pro has a quad-camera configuration, with a 50-megapixel main sensor and a 40-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera. It also has a telephoto camera capable of 50x optical zoom. The fourth lens is a depth-of-field sensor for portrait mode photography.
In the selfie, the Huawei P40 Pro has scored 103 points, making it one of the best front camera phones of 2020. Undoubtedly, a mobile phone to enjoy photography. You can read the analysis here.
- Buy Huawei P40 Pro
iPhone 12 Pro Max
The latest iPhone from Apple manages to win fourth place in the mobiles with the best camera, according to DxOMark. It has a score of 130, just 2 points away from the Huawei P40 Pro. The iPhone 12 Pro Max excels especially in the fast and precise autofocus, as well as the exposure and good detail in night mode. This is partly thanks to the LiDAR sensor included in the camera of this terminal. In zoom and video, it does not fall behind, although it is true that the photographs with the telephoto sensor are not at the level of the Huawei Mate 40 or Mi 10 Ultra.
The iPhone 12 Pro Max has a 12-megapixel main camera. It is accompanied by a second ultra-wide-angle camera with the same resolution, as well as a telephoto sensor that is also 12 megapixels. Unlike the iPhone 12, the Pro model has a LiDAR sensor that achieves these good results. On the selfie, it gets 98 points. You can read the analysis here.
iPhone 12 Pro
The iPhone 12 Pro is only 2 points below the 12 Pro Max. While they have the same camera settings, the Pro Max model has a larger sensor, so the results change slightly. However, there does not seem to be a big change, so the camera is not a decisive point between these two devices, it is more the size of each model.
- Buy iPhone 12 Pro
Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro
The Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro is ranked sixth in the best camera mobile of 2020. It has a score of 128 with very good results in the main camera as well as in the wide-angle, telephoto, and video recording. It stands out for its high detail and exposure and very good stabilization.
The Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro has a quadruple-camera, with a primary sensor of 48 megapixels and an ultra-wide-angle lens of 20 megapixels. It also has two telephoto cameras with 12 megapixels on the first sensor and 8 megapixels on the second lens. In the selfie, it gets 83 points. You can read the analysis here.
Vivo X50 Pro+
The Vivo X50 Pro+ is the seventh-best scored in DxoMark with 127 points in the camera section. This phone also stands out for its zoom, as well as for its video stabilization mechanism. The terminal has a quadruple-camera where the primary lens has a resolution of 50 megapixels. It also has a 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens, as well as a 12-megapixel telephoto sensor. The fourth camera, which serves for portrait mode, is also capable of 5x zoom with its 32-megapixel lens resolution.
Unfortunately, DxoMark has not tested the front lens, so the score of the selfie camera is unknown. You can read the analysis here.
- Buy Vivo X50 Pro+
Oppo Find x2 Pro
The Oppo Find x2 Pro is one of the latest Oppo flagships and has managed to position itself as one of the best camera phones on the market. The photo analysis portal has given it 126 points, with results very similar to the Vivo X50 Pro. In camera stands out for its auto-focus, as well as good colors and dynamic range. In the video, it convinces by the good exposure and good color achieved by the main lens.
It has a triple camera configuration, with the main lens of 48 megapixels and a second ultra-wide-angle camera of 48 megapixels. The telephoto sensor is 13 megapixels. It has a 72-point rating on Selfie. You can read the analysis here.
- Buy Oppo Find x2 Pro
Samsung S20 Ultra 5G
Samsung could not miss this listing and ties with the Oppo Find X2 Pro with 126 points. Strangely, it is the Galaxy S20 Ultra that is in ninth place and not the Note 20 Ultra, which was released only a few months ago. Also, this is the Exynos model, not the version with a Qualcomm processor. The S20 Ultra is capable of taking pictures with 100x zoom, but where it stands out is in the good colors and dynamic range of the main camera, as well as in the excellent exposure and color of the ultra-wide-angle camera. In the video, it also gets very good marks with vivid color and good exposure even in low light conditions.
The Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G has a quad main camera with a very interesting configuration.
- Main lens: 108 megapixels with f/1.8 aperture and PDAF.
- Wide-angle lens: 12-megapixel aperture f/2.2.
- Telephoto lens: 48 megapixels with f/3.4 aperture and PDAF.
- Depth of field: 2 megapixels.
In the selfie, the Galaxy S20 Ultra gets 100 points. You can read the analysis here.
Honor 30 Pro+
The Honor 30 Pro+ ranks tenth on the DxoMark list with a score of 125 points. Its position is remarkable, especially considering that the camera configuration is very similar to the Huawei P40 Pro: 50-megapixel primary lens, 16-megapixel angle lens, and an 8-megapixel telephoto lens. The portal features a good dynamic range at the angle, a high level of detail in most conditions, and low noise at the ultra-wide-angle. You can read the analysis here.
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