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Announcing our new Photo Compare Tool

19 November, 2010 | Read the news | Post your comment
Announcing our new Photo Compare Tool - read the full textBesides reviewing phones, we're always trying to come up with new ways to make our reviews more informative. Which is why we're excited to announce the Picture Comparison Tool - an "in the lab" test, the results of which can be viewed directly in your browser. Our unimaginatively named Photo...


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nokia n8 = clear winner!

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  • 2010-11-20 04:36
  • vCFi

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2010-11-20 03:20 from PBcc - click to readTry the n8 xenon zoom..HD video recording.. you will be impressed.

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  • 2010-11-20 04:29
  • tVkC

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2010-11-20 03:20 from PBcc - click to readn8 without HDR already can have good dynamic range as compare to i4 HDR..

See a lot of noise in i4 photo no matter daylight shot or using low ISO. There is overexposure in i4 photo too..over contrast.. oversatured..overprocessed.

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  • 2010-11-20 04:25
  • tVkC

I like this new feature. I have long awaited for this. In the past, I have to open up multiple tabs to compare. With this, it saves a lot of troubles.

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  • 2010-11-20 04:15
  • uH@X

> In reply to iphoned4u @ 2010-11-20 01:07 from PUrC - click to readyou can always re print them and they'd look good as new. The natural look photos can be photoshopped anyway to make 'em saturated.

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  • 2010-11-20 04:10
  • t7X2

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2010-11-20 00:05 from QP{h - click to readSo let me guess, you'll whine about iPhone 4 photo's being "oversaturated", yet wax lyrical about how superior Samsung's S-Amoled screens are even though they show a level of oversaturation that is nauseating.

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  • 2010-11-20 03:24
  • PBcc

> In reply to MdN @ 2010-11-20 01:12 from Mtr9 - click to readTry an iPhone 4 with HDR, then you'll be impressed.

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  • 2010-11-20 03:20
  • PBcc

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2010-11-20 00:05 from QP{h - click to readHey dude, you need to clean your glasses or monitor or something because the iPhone 4 and N8 are well ahead of the others due to the size if their sensors.

Great job GSM Arena and easily accessible from most phones without the need for Adobe Flash, it looks like a good way to compare camera's.

It's easy to see that HTC is still let down by poor camera quality which has been the situation for years.

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  • 2010-11-20 03:17
  • PBcc

hmm awsome

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  • 2010-11-20 02:41
  • tAMQ

excellent tool.

Would be great if the selected phone would show which Model/version/OS number its running.

I've seen test shots on this website with the same phone, but with completely different results each time.

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  • 2010-11-20 01:32
  • 9xEf

> In reply to A guy from Greece @ 2010-11-19 23:23 from HBmF - click to readTHIS!!! Some phones can't even take a photo in my room with the light turned on (and yes, no flash!) - and I can read in that same light. I only get somewhat good results from Motorola (which I have) and I recently tried SE Aino, also good. SE W-series are hopeless. Phones like LG Prada or SE C501 would just give me darkness. But a few days ago I tried a Nokia N97 and it ruled them all! I wish GSMArena tested cameras in low-light conditions.

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  • 2010-11-20 01:12
  • Mtr9

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2010-11-20 00:05 from QP{h - click to readWell i want the slightly over saturated look anyway
Then the color will last longer if i store the picture for years.

-Posted from my iphone4 held correctly to prove any signal talk is lies
when held properly without the thank you loyalty bummer case gift

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  • 2010-11-20 01:07
  • PUrC

if i were on facebook i would "like" this :P

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  • 2010-11-20 00:36
  • kBiG

> In reply to distributor @ 2010-11-19 23:59 from s0Fe - click to read
dude your wrong because the iphone pictures are over saturated and not producing natural and true colors. Also, if you notice that iphone pics look more noisy( look at the dotes on the pic) and this is a bad sign.

The X10's camera is way better even in this test trust me! I tell you this from experience.

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  • 2010-11-20 00:05
  • QP{h

Very cool

-Posted from my iphone4 held correctly to prove any signal talk is lies
when held properly without a bummer case

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  • 2010-11-20 00:03
  • PUrC

WOW im surprised with IPHONE 4 , IPHONE´S camera is lighter and give u real color as pic must have . but im also surprised X10 camera is so bad on this test , maybe they did move hand when they take pgoto , im sure X10 have very good quality camera . i will say that gsmarena like NOKIA AND SAMSUG PHONES , but NOKIA and SAMSUNG both of them S u c k

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  • 2010-11-19 23:59
  • s0Fe

I have been looking for something like this for a while now. I should have known that gsmarena would have been the first to do a proper job of it. Give yourselves a big pat on the back!

Would like a out zoom option and more phones as soon as you can of course.

Thanks a zillion!!! :)

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  • 2010-11-19 23:43
  • tRm9

GSMArena goes to another level and beats other mobile phone websites in the groin!!! actually i have stopped looking at other websites altogether just because of the features GSMArena provides. I am posting this without even reading the article (just read the headline)


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  • 2010-11-19 23:34
  • w4eY

There is a little something i've loved on every single nokia i've owned: the night mode of their camera. Unrepetable. There is not a single device, not even an actual camera, that can capture the colors of the night and create such a representitive to reality result.

Night out with friends is something to remember from my youth more than anything that will happen at daylight. A picture won't fade out like memories will. So it is important for me.

Is there a way to compare the night mode of a phone camera?

PS. I HATE flash. Picture show something you never saw with your bare eyes.

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  • 2010-11-19 23:23
  • HBmF

Oh, and as for the Naming thing... Call it:
The Vivid Eye-Candy
And you can call comparison:
Colouring the Candy


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  • 2010-11-19 23:04
  • x}3d

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