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Testing and comparing the cameras of the most popular smartphones in 2019 (video)


The end of 2019 was marked by a hugethe number of new smartphone models from various manufacturers, in different price categories. At the same time, innovative technologies and the latest technical innovations were actively introduced. Mobile photography took a huge step forward: new high-resolution sensors were introduced, developers experimented with the location and number of cameras.


At the end of the year, the famous video blogger MarkusBrownley held a kind of competition, during which users became judges, and participants in the 16 most remembered smartphone models of 2019. Viewers had to evaluate the quality of mobile photos presented at the competition anonymously. Without specifying the model of smartphone from which the picture was taken.

The following smartphones participated: OnePlus 7T, OnePlus 7T Pro, Huawei P30 Pro, Huawei Mate 30 Pro, LG G8 X, ASUS ROG Phone 2, Google Pixel 3a, Google Pixel 4, Samsung Galaxy S10e, Samsung Galaxy Note 10, iPhone 11 Pro, Xiaomi Mi Note 10 , Sony Xperia 1, Redmi K20 Pro, ASUS ZenFone 6 and Royole FlexPai.

The competition was held in a standard staffshooting mode when simply opening the Camera application on smartphones. The exception was the Xiaomi Mi Note 10 apparatus, in which it was necessary to additionally activate the 108 MP camera operating mode.

Before the start of the contest, the "participants" were defeatedin pairs. The winner in the doubles entered the next round of competitions (Olympic system). The first stage of the competition showed the following results: Asus Zenfone 6 beat OnePlus 7T (77% of the votes against 23%), HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro beat ASUS ROG Phone 2 (69% against 31%), Samsung Galaxy Note10 + beat the smartphone with a flexible screen Royale Flexpai (77% vs. 23%) and Google Pixel 3a knocked out the LG G8X (91% vs. 9%).

Smartphone Samsung Galaxy S10e easy and confidentwon the competition with Xiaomi Mi Note 10 with a 108 megapixel sensor (7% versus 93%). Surprisingly, the iPhone 11 Pro lost to the OnePlus 7T Pro with a score of 30% versus 70%. The expected victory went to Google Pixel 4 in the competition with Sony Xperia 1 (90% against 10%). Redmi K20 Pro is ahead of the HUAWEI P30 Pro (75% versus 25%).

In further competitions on each lapviewers were shown new photos. Two models from the Korean corporation Samsung reached the final: Galaxy Note10 + and Galaxy S10e. As a result, the first place in an ambiguous, but mass event was won by the Samsung Galaxy Note10 + smartphone.

Despite the recognition that this test issubjective, a huge number of viewers involved in assessing the quality of photos, without specifying the model of smartphones from which the pictures were taken, shows what a modern user needs. It should be noted that 4 million viewers took part in assessing the ability of mobile devices to take high-quality photos, while neither the names of the models were classified until the competition results were revealed.