When purchasing a new smartphone, one of the most important factors that consumers often look for is its photographic capabilities. Huawei’s Mate 60 Pro+ has the best smartphone camera of 2023.
The Huawei P60 Pro is the smartphone with the best camera available in South Africa, as the Huawei Mate 60 Pro+ hasn’t been officially released there yet.
DxOMark measures image and video quality in a strictly regulated setting, independently benchmarking smartphone camera performance.
The benchmarking company rates the front and rear cameras of each smartphone based on its testing, and then uses that rating to rank the devices.
“The overall score is composed of a total of five sub-scores: Photo, Zoom, Bokeh, Preview, and Video, allowing for a quick comparison among tested smartphone cameras,” explained DxOMark. “Measurements reproducing real-life usages run in our labs as well as tests in natural scenes.”
In order to evaluate various aspects of each camera, it tests devices in a variety of settings and scenarios.
Top smartphone rear cameras in the world
With an overall score of 157, DxOMark declares the Huawei Mate 60 Pro+ to have the best rear-camera system in the world.
With a score of 149, the Huawei Mate 50 Pro takes the top spot in 2022, indicating a notable improvement in camera performance over prior years.
There is fierce competition among the devices; the top 20 smartphones have scores ranging from 141 to 157.
With a score of 156, Huawei’s P60 Pro smartphone is ranked second as well.
The performance of Apple’s iPhone rear cameras is comparatively good; eight of the top 20 positions are occupied by various iPhone models.
The iPhone 15 Pro Max and iPhone 15 Pro, which are tied for third place with a score of 154, both have its best-performing smartphone camera system.
The largest rival of Apple, Samsung, is not listed among the top 20 smartphones with rear cameras.
With a combined score of 153, Google’s Pixel 8 Pro and Oppo Find X6 Pro are ranked fifth and sixth, respectively.
The top twenty smartphone rear cameras according to DxOMark ratings are shown below. In South Africa, devices bearing the (SA) mark have been formally released and made accessible.
Top smartphone selfie cameras in the world
DxOMark claims that the Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max has the best front camera system available, with the iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max from the Cupertino, California-based tech giant coming in second and third, respectively.
The iPhone 15 Pro Max received a score of 149, while the Pro and Pro Max models from the previous generation tied at 145.
The Huawei Mate 50 Pro and Google Pixel 8 Pro both received scores of 145.
With front camera scores ranging from 135 to 141, Samsung smartphones perform better than other smartphones. The company’s smartphones take four places in the top 20.
It is noteworthy, though, that no Samsung gadgets were included in the top ten.
Below is a list of the top twenty smartphones with front cameras. In South Africa, devices bearing the (SA) mark have been formally released and made accessible.