The camera in iPhone 13 beats the iPhone 12 Pro in dexomark testing.
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The camera in the iPhone 13 is an improvement over the version used in the iPhone 12 Pro.
In September, DXO reviewed the iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max cameras, their scoring topping Apple’s latest models in its smartphone rankings. Released on Friday, the iPhone 13 ranks its scoring model among the top five devices in the charts.
Initiating its review, DxO states that the primary module has a sensor the same size as the iPhone 12 Pro Max, with f / 1.6 aperture lens and sensor shift stabilization with dual pixel auto focus instead of PDAF. It comes with an ultra-wide camera that has “tech specs like the iPhone 12 generation.”
In the test, the iPhone 13 scored 138 points in the photo category, 55 points in the zoom and 117 points in the video. This resulted in a total score of 130.
According to the review, the camera had an accurate and repetitive target display, “generally good color and white balance” and “good detail in daylight and under indoor lighting.” The video was also praised for its wide dynamic range, accurate and stable visibility and white balance, and good structure for noise trading.
On the downside, there were complaints about light noise in low light, a limited dynamic range for “challenging high contrast scenes”, image patterns, limited detail over medium to long distances, and sharpness differences between video frames.
The review itself is more difficult than usual, as the DXO considers the iPhone 13’s camera to be closer to the iPhone 13 mini’s system, which it had previously thoroughly reviewed.
A score of 130 for the iPhone 13 puts it on par with the iPhone 13 Mini and iPhone 12 Pro Max, and two points ahead of the iPhone 12 Pro. It is joint fourth behind the iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max 137, and the Asus smartphone for Snapdragon internal 133.