OnePlus 5 Camera Fails to Beat Google Pixel & Samsung Galaxy 8 – Detailed Review

One Plus 5 has been launched on June 22, 2017 with brilliant dual rear camera setup offering theoretical optical zoom. Recently, One Plus 5 has partnered with DxO and DxO has released One Plus 5 reviews. DxO score of One Plus 5 is lower as compared to DxO score of Google Pixel and Samsung Galaxy 8. Check out the specification and price of the new phone from One Plus in India here.

One Plus 5 has achieved DxO score of 87; which is very good in terms of smartphone camera performance. Though it has still failed to beat the DxO score of other smartphones like Google Pixel & Samsung Galaxy 8.

One Plus 5 Camera v/s Google Pixel & Samsung Galaxy 8

DxO has reveled the score for One Plus 5 smartphone. One plus 5 camera has achieved a low DxO score as compare to Google Pixel and Samsung Galaxy 8. For those who are not aware of DxO mark. DxO mark is popularly used as photography benchmark. The image and video quality of over 9000 cameras, lenses and mobile phones has been extensively analyzed by DxO mark. The DxO test is widely recognized in Tech community. HTC U11 has achieved the highest DxO score of 90.

Google Pixel and Samsung Galaxy 8 has achieved higher DxO score as compare to OnePlus 5 smartphone. Google Pixel achieved a score of 89 and Samsung Galaxy achieved DxO score of 88 which is higher than One Plus 5 being at 87. However, it is important to note that DxO score of 87 is very appreciative in terms of smartphone camera performance. One plus 5 DxO score has beaten many other popular smartphones being it iPhone 7, Galaxy Note 5 and  LGV20.

One Plus 5 Camera & Price

One plus 5 has the important feature of dual rear camera setup- 16-megapixel primary sensor and a secondary 20-megapixel.

The model with 64GB, 6GB RAM is available exclusively on Amazon for Rs 33,000 and model with 128GB, 8GB RAM is available for Rs. 38,000.

One plus 5 Camera has some good reviews of DxO camera. First of all One plus 5 camera has the ability to maintain accurate white balance in all lighting colors. Secondly, the smartphone has fast and smooth autofocus in all lighting conditions. One Plus 5 also possess vivid and pleasant color in all lighting conditions, good detail preservation in bright light conditions, and very stable autofocus in both auto and triggered mode.

One Plus 5 Features-

Overall One plus 5 Smartphone has following features:-

  • Smartphone is Ergonomic and light
  • One plus 5 has handy software features
  • charging of phone is very fast
  • Smartphone has 16GB front camera with an aperture of f/2.0
  • 2x lossless zoom through secondary camera on the OnePlus 5

DxO has claimed that there is some loss of detail in outdoor conditions, ghosting effect in outdoor shots and fine detail loss in low-light shots and lack of proper stabilisation, particularly in low-exposure.

One Plus 5 Camera fails to beat Google Pixel & Samsung Galaxy. Though DxO score of OnePlus 5 is lower as compared to DxO score of Google Pixel and Samsung Galaxy 8; but it has a very good DxO score of 87 and has managed to beat many smartphones like iPhone 7, Galaxy Note 5, LGV20 and many more.


Vanshika Bansal

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