Samsung Galaxy S9+ camera gets a rating of 99 on DxoMark

06 March, 2018, 01:52 | Author: Darrell Baldwin
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The Korean company has left no stone unturned to ensure that its new phones have the world's best smartphone camera.

Now, the popular photography rating website, DxoMark, which tests the smartphones cameras as well posted the rating of the Galaxy S9 Plus's camera and it is interesting to note that the smartphone got a rating of 99 which is 1 more than the 98 points rating which was given to the Pixel 2 camera past year.

Also previously noted is, the fact that the cameras are not much different, however, one area where the Galaxy S9 is better is the placement of the fingerprint reader but honestly it shouldn't be a big deal as the Galaxy S8 is expected to sell for a lot cheaper as soon as the S9 hits the stores. So, the final results are based on exhaustive tests rather than just camera specifications.

Performance-wise the Galaxy S9 should offer a 30% increase in efficiency and 20% in performance. Samsung's AR Emoji converts facial expressions into humanoid cartoons that can blink, look around, and smile, and looks quite similar to the 3D Bitmoji but somehow more creepy. Unlike the Galaxy S9, this one features dual rear cameras consisting of 12MP + 12MP sensors with dual OIS.




The secondary camera module comes with a 2x telephoto lens along with a f/2.4 aperture.

Some of the main features of the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ latest camera system include Super Slow-mo which could record slow-motion video that captures 960 frames per second. On the front, there's an 8MP camera for taking selfies. The S9 has a 12MP camera with a dual aperture setup that alternates between f/1.5 and f/2.4 depending on ambient light conditions. It features a 7-megapixel selfie camera with an f/2.2 aperture, Portrait Mode, and face detection. Up front, the device features an 8-megapixel lens with autofocus and Auto HDR. And since it uses a standard AGIF file format, you be able to show Animoji-using iPhone X users exactly what they're missing. However, the overall scores don't give a clear picture because they can't help you determine the best camera for your needs. Internet WiFi, Video Playback, and Internet 3G tests. The handset's Photo score is at 104, while its Video score is at 91.

The iPhone X had scored 101 points in still photography and a lackluster 89 points in video shooting. The Galaxy S9 and S9+ also support Dolby Atmos, giving the effect of 360-degree sound.

Samsung has also changed the position of the fingerprint sensor. Samsung's new Galaxy S9 series comes with offer improved camera experience to take on Apple's iPhone X and Google Pixel 2. And, the F1.5 wide aperture for dark photos is the widest aperture in a smartphone.

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