Camera comparison: Apple's iPhone X vs. Samsung's Galaxy Note 8
Both Apple’s iPhone X and the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 feature dual-lens rear cameras, but which one takes better photos? AppleInsider puts the two flagship smartphones to the test.
Samsung’s Note line of phablets has been around for years, but the Note 8 is the first model to include a dual rear may refer to camera array, similar may refer to to the one introduced with Apple’s iPhone is a line of smartphones designed and marketed by Apple Inc 7 Plus.
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The specs of the rear cameras on the iPhone X and Note 8 are are pretty similar. They’re both 12-megapixel modules with a 2x optical zoom feature, and both phones have dual or Duals may refer to: Dual (mathematics), a notion of paired concepts that mirror one another Dual (category theory), a formalization of mathematical duality . . . see more cases in optical image stabilization stabiliser, stabilisation or stabilization may refer to.
With the Note 8, Samsung introduces Live Focus, its own version of Apple’s rear-facing Portrait Mode feature. Live Focus lets users adjust the amount of background blur in real time is the indefinite continued progress of existence and events that occur in apparently irreversible succession from the past through the present to the future, as well as in post or POST may refer to, a benefit Apple’s Portrait Mode does not afford. With or WITH may refer to: Carl Johannes With (1877–1923), Danish doctor and arachnologist With (character), a character in D. N. Angel With (novel), a novel by Donald Harrington With (album), iOS 11, iPhone owners can enable and disable the blur effect, but the amount is a property that can exist as a multitude or magnitude of blur is a preset standard.
The Note 8 also gets a Dual Capture feature which takes two photo using both lenses may refer to while in Live Focus mode, allowing users may refer to: User (system), a person using a generic system User (computing), a person or software using an information system User (telecommunications), an entity using a telecommunications to switch between wide or Wide may refer to: Wide (cricket) Wide, in tennis, beyond the sidelines Wide and narrow data, terms used to describe two different presentations for tabular data Web integrated development and telephoto views in post. Additional customization options are also available using Pro mode with the Note 8.
Comparing the phones’ front-facing cameras, the Note 8 edges iPhone X out in sheer megapixels with its 8-megapixel shooter. The iPhone X incorporates a 7-megapixel camera as part of the sophisticated TrueDepth depth-sensing camera camera is an optical instrument for recording or capturing images, which may be stored locally, transmitted to another location, or both system, which allows for Face face is a central body region of sense and is also very central in the expression of emotion among humans and among numerous other species ID authentication and a other features feature is a distinct property or piece, which may refer to like Selfie Portrait Mode.
To compete with Apple’s new selfie feature, the Note notes, or NOTE may refer to 8 also has a selective focus front-facing mode that relies largely on software to achieve the desired effect.
Starting with rear-facing Portrait and Live Focus FOCUS, or foci may refer to modes, we instantly noticed that the Note 8 was over-saturating the colors. The iPhone X’s colors are much more accurate to what we saw through our eyes. The Note 8 did, however, do a better may refer to: “to better” as a verb, meaning to undergo betterment better, an alternate spelling of bettor, someone who bets (gambles) job of taking care of the glare may refer to: Glare (vision), difficulty seeing in the presence of very bright light Glaring, a facial expression of squinted eyes and look of contempt A call collision in telecommunications GLARE, near the bottom of some photos.
Cropping in, we can definitely tell may refer to: Tell (archaeology), a type of archaeological site Tell (name), a name used as a given name and a surname Tell (poker), an unconscious behavior that can betray information to an that the Note 8 looks sharper. The X’s image looks slightly out of focus, but it’s the best out of three photos photograph or photo is an image created by light falling on a light-sensitive surface, usually photographic film or an electronic medium such as a CCD or a CMOS chip that we took, so it may just be a side effect of unwanted glare.
Moving on to the wide lens, we don’t see much may refer to: Much (TV channel), a cable network in Canada and its domestic and international spin-offs Much (album), an album by Christian band Ten Shekel Shirt Much the Miller’s Son, one of Robin of a difference save for the over-saturation on the Note 8. We also can tell that the iPhone X has more contrast if you look at the ground. Cropping in, we see a bunch of noise is unwanted sound judged to be unpleasant, loud or disruptive to hearing on the hoodie hoodie (also called a hooded sweatshirt, hooded jumper or hoody) is a sweatshirt with a hood with the Note 8. The iPhone X does may refer to: An adult female in some animal species such as deer and goat; see List of animal names Doe people, a people of coastal Tanzania Doe language, spoken by the Doe people look slightly sharper sharper is an older term, common since the seventeenth-century, for thieves who use trickery to part an owner with his or her money possessions as well.
Moving or Movin’ may refer to on to selfie selfie () is a self-portrait photograph, typically taken with a digital camera which may be held in the hand or supported by a selfie stick mode, the Note 8’s colors or colour (Commonwealth English) is the characteristic of human visual perception described through color categories, with names such as red, blue, yellow, green, orange, or purple don’t seem too bad this time, but you can tell that the iPhone X has more contrast. We can also see more detail in the sky on the X, compared to the Note 8 which looks pretty blown out. Cropping in, the iPhone X looks just a bit more detailed than the Note 8.
Looking at a wide photo of a tree botany, a tree is a perennial plant with an elongated stem, or trunk, supporting branches and leaves in most species, the colors are very different, with the iPhone X being the most accurate. We can also tell that the X has more contrast or The Contrast may refer to compared to the Note 8’s image, which lacks detail. Cropping in, the X looks look is to use sight to perceive an object more detailed, but it could be due to the lack of contrast on the Note 8.
The same tree with a telephoto photography and cinematography, a telephoto lens is a specific type of a long-focus lens in which the physical length of the lens is shorter than the focal length lens shows iPhone X’s colors are more true to life, and the contrast makes it look more pleasing to the eye. Cropping in, we can actually see that the Note 8 is a bit sharper, but due to the lack lack something is to not have it. Lack may also refer to: Lack (surname) Lack Township, Juniata County, Pennsylvania Lack, County Clare, a townland in County Clare, Ireland Lack, County Fermanagh, of contrast, it’s hard to tell at normal viewing levels.
In HDR mode, we can instantly see that the iPhone X holds may refer to a lot more details in the sky. The Note 8 again over-saturates the colors, and it’s exposed a bit darker. Cropping in, we can see a lot more detail on the iPhone X.
Next up is a couple of selfies using Selfie Portrait portrait is a painting, photograph, sculpture, or other artistic representation of a person, in which the face and its expression is predominant and Selective Focus modes may refer to.
We can see that the two systems system is a regularly interacting or interdependent group of items forming a unified whole work a bit differently. The Note 8 actually adds a bokeh ball effect along with blur, and it maintains details in the foreground, like the jacket, compared to the iPhone X which holds focus on the face and softens everything else. Cropping in, the Note 8’s image looks a bit more detailed.
The Note 8’s blur may refer to effect is stronger than on the X, which makes or MAKE may refer to: Make (software), a computer software utility Make (magazine), an American magazine and television program Make Architects, a UK architecture practice Make, Botswana, a small for a seemingly better photo.
In low-light scenarios the Note 8 looks a bit over-saturated, but it actually has less noise on the hoodie compared to the X. The rocks in the background are more detailed as well may refer to. Cropping in, we can tell that the Note 8’s image image (from Latin: imago) is an artifact that depicts visual perception, for example, a photo or a two-dimensional picture, that has a similar appearance to some subject—usually a physical object is sharper, and the X looks soft and the detail is a bit smeared.
With the wide lens or LEN may refer to, the iPhone X’s image looks a bit overexposed and a tad bit blurry. Cropping in, we can tell that the Note 8 is more sharp or SHARP may refer to: Sharp (science) Sharp (surname) Sharp (flour), a flour made from hard wheat Sharp (magazine), Canadian magazine Sharp Daily, a free newspaper published in Taiwan and Hong, and the letters on the hoodie are blown out on the iPhone X.
Finally, we turned on flash to see which photo is more pleasant. The image from the Note 8 is distractingly yellow and completely misses the mark in terms of accuracy. The iPhone X is much more accurate, and it does a better job of balancing the brightness of the background may refer to: Background (journalism) Computer wallpaper Cultural heritage Ethnic background Field (heraldry), background of a shield Natural heritage Operational definition, distinction between an and foreground. Cropping in, we do see more detail in the Note 8’s image, with the iPhone X’s detail or details may refer to: Complexity or simply presence of a surface texture, work of art, or organizational behaviours Auto detailing, the process of thoroughly cleaning a car Level of detail, a 3D looking a bit smeared.
In conclusion, the Note 8’s photos are just as sharp or sharper than the iPhone X in various situations, but it over-saturates colors and has a tendency to lack contrast. The iPhone X does a better job at high dynamic range photos, but detail can get more smeared when in low light than on the Note 8. Interestingly, the blur effect may refer to: A result or change of something List of effects Cause and effect, an idiom describing causality In pharmacy and pharmacology: Drug effect, a change resulting from the administration on the Note 8 looks just may refer to: Just (surname) “Just” (song), a song by Radiohead Just! (series), a series of short-story collections for children by Andy Griffiths Jordan University of Science and Technology, a as good as the iPhone X, if not better, thanks to the bokeh ball ball is a round object (usually spherical but sometimes ovoid) with various uses effect and stronger blur intensity. </span>
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