Huawei Ascend Mate 7 is the best camera phone on the market at the moment.

May 26th, 2015

We measured latest flagship camera phone models in Sofica Imaging Lab. The phone models measured were Huawei Ascend Mate 7, Apple iPhone 6, HTC One M9, Xiaomi Mi 4 LTE, Microsoft Lumia 930, Samsung Galaxy S6, LG G3, Motorola Moto X (2nd Gen.), Motorola Nexus 6, Sony Xperia Z3 and Huawei Honor 6 Plus. Measurements were done using two different illumination environment; 100 lux (low light) and 1000 lux (overcast day). Huawei Ascend Mate 7 got the highest Sofica Scores when combined measurement results for low and overcast illumination. iPhone 6, HTC One M9 and Xiaomi Mi4 LTE were almost 400 points behind. All other devices are within 200 points. Overall scoring of devices looks like following. The bigger the bar, the better the result.

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Let's continue to analyze results, Ascend Mate 7 has extreme fast camera sub-system and image quality of the camera was also one of the best in this comparison. iPhone 6 has same kind of Apple specific color adjustments than iPhone 5s and this caused low color scoring. Overall image quality on iPhone 6 was good, there was no artificial sharpness or visual denoising in the picture and images looks very natural. Lumia 930 has the best image quality but it was also extremely slow to capture images. Big sensor size requires a lot of processing time. Following chart summarizes the speed and quality measurements for each device. The higher the score, the better the result.

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Sofica Team