Smartphone Camera Reviews at DxOMark Share Some Surprising Top Devices

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    The camera and image quality experts at DxOMark have put several smartphones through the ringer to come up with their list of the best smartphone cameras, and the top scoring entries might surprise you. As you can see from the graph they created, the number one smartphone camera can be found on the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge. The second place victor (the LG G4) is a bit surprising, but the really shocking spot is the Motorola X Style in the number 4 position.

    Who would have guessed that a Motorola device would make the top 5 list of best smartphone cameras? Moto must have really paid attention to customer complaints about camera image quality for older Motorola devices. Of course, we also see several Apple iPhones on this list, as well as a slew of Sony devices. It should come as no surprise that Sony dominates the field, considering several of the other phones on this list use Sony sensors.

    Share your experiences with the cameras on these smartphones and let us know if you agree or disagree with their assessment.

    Source: DxOMark
     
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    I am assuming the S6 Edge and regular S6 have the same camera. Regardless, the camera on the S6 is pretty phenomenal. I have been able to grab some really awesome shots with it. It is one of the main reasons I want to stick with the phone, despite really wanting a phone with a larger screen.

    Here's a few shots of my parents' dogs I shot that I think really show off how well the camera performs. Albeit, there is some editing done to them through Instagram, they still showcase the quality you can achieve with this shooter.
     

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    Very cool, but I'm looking forward to really diving into that article (when I have more time) to see how they came up with these scores. While the G4 does take a decent photo, I find it hard to believe they took second place over the Note 4. Thanks for the article stormy!
     
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    We look forward to your thoughts.. And I agree that note 4 is solid.. My GF takes some of the best pics... But now I have one up her.. Lol

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    I'm assuming the Note 5 as well.
     
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    I am happy the Nexus 6 is not at the bottom of the list. I hate it that when I finally get a new phone, it ends up being last on some list, or not even showing up at all.

    @xDMONEYx : those are some incredible shots. Wow.
     
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    Thanks! Naturally sunlit room and HDR make for great shots of your pets! Add in some Instagram tweaks and filters, and you have yourself some alright pictures for being produced from a cellphone! :D
     
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    I like my Nexus pics... sleeper

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    I've never really actually seen any shots taken by the Nexus 6. Put up a couple shots, let's see 'em!
     
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    Definitely will get some up.. I don't have it with me now...

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    If im not mistaken but the Nexus 6 has the Same Camera as the Droid Turbo and I was really Happy with the Pics on my Turbo. Loving my Note 5 though
     
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    The Note 4, LG G4, and the Motorola X Style are all tied for second place according to that graph.
     
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