i tried to tweak some daylight photos of iphone,from this article using photoshop CS5, and smart sharpened them. Guess what ? the results are definitely almost look like the photos from S7.
its clear that phone A is S7 and phone B is iphone. s7 is great in capturing image details. but sometimes its just too much. its like an oversharpened image. you can see it when it captures trees, bushes, the image looks like painting, unnatural, and weirs. its amazingly sharp, but oversharpened at the same time. it will be better if we can change its sharpness setting.too bad we cant.
iphone image is more natural, traditional look. when you see it in desktop, iphone image is more pleasant to see, more natural, but its sharpness is way below s7. but we can still use some softwares like photoshop to sharpen it.
camera expert, 21 Mar 2016you dont have any device from the s6 onwards therefore your bullshit is invalid...A wins overall, but with HDR I don't know.
A shows brighter colors
A better with darker scenes
A definitely has the edge
B may just have to wait and win with the next model
B shows a natural color. What you see with your eye is what you get with the picture.
B smaller lens means it all
B taste like an apple, sometimes you like.
camera expert, 21 Mar 2016you dont have any device from the s6 onwards therefore your bullshit is invalid...go for the 6s
6 freezes in 3 months and a trip to the apple service for a clean install after a sudden bricking when charging
have bothe the 6s and s7
was very pleased with the iphone until i got the samsung...
i just got more for 50Â€ less so apple should find another Steve Jobs or they ll go down the shitter
iPhone6sowner, 21 Mar 2016Well basically if you have had poor experience with a manufacturer I doubt you would like to ... moreyes, moto is the best. motorola guarantees 60 fps user interface frame rate. unlike lagwiz, which occasionally dropping its frame-rate due to poor memory (and gpu) management.
camera expert, 21 Mar 2016you dont have any device from the s6 onwards therefore your bullshit is invalid...dude. all samsung non-flagship devices are stil laggy until now.
Damn Samsung get your $hit up straight!
Here in Canada we are still waiting on Marshmallow on our S6 / S6 Edge / Note 5
I do not want to hear your damn excuses... if you want to charge your phone
just much as iPhone and more than NEXUS then you should not do this
As much as I want to get rid of my S6 for S7, I am just done with Samsung...
Seriously Nexus users are already talking about Andorid N here
Wish Nexus phones can be just as sick as Galaxy S series in terms of hardware
God I hate this love / hate relationship!!!!
JonHolstein, 22 Mar 2016I think I read somewhere that the iPhone sensor has extra pixels over the standard RGB, they h... moreI expect nothing. Dxo have told us the truth, this apples money manipulating the media to bringthis story, so all their fans and staff can vote. Disgracefull. No one ,THATS NO ONE ,believe or can evidence the iphone's camera can hold a candle to that s7.
If we give you more revenue than apple does this year, will you hide THIS story away in the blog colums as well as you do apples shame stories
I think I read somewhere that the iPhone sensor has extra pixels over the standard RGB, they have W pixels as well. Those are supposed to help somewhat in low light situations. So perhaps you can't compare pixel size alone.
About the pixels getting smaller in the new iPhones.
Pixel size is not everyting, newer tech allows for smaller pixels to have similar or better noise performance than older tech. So in some cases they have been able to make pixels smaller, without increasing the noise. And with the same amount of noise, you will have the same low-light performance. Also processing has come a long way, so even if noise is slightly higher, processing can still get as good images from the pixel data.
And then there is optics, that has come a long way when it comes to mobile cameras.
So it's not necessarily so that the smaller pixels of the new iPhone, performs any worse than the old ones, despite beeing smaller.
But I still expect the Samsung S7 to win this test.
They have bigger pixels based on new tech, and they have a brighter lens.
Phone A destroys Phone B all on occasions except dynamic range, but HDR solves that so they're fairly equal in that regard.
JOJO, 21 Mar 2016Agree but all it matters is how the phone software is moving. I have 3 Samsung(S3, S4 and Sa... moreI have S6 edge and I don't have any problem with my phone. even playing hardcore games. It's time for you to buy a new phone buddy. Those phones you mentions su**s! =)
You're even trying GSM Arena?
Galaxy S7 would win everything if not by the atrocious Imagem processing. The sharpening ruin everything, HDR is a joke, and Samsung can't do white balance right.
My sister has both galaxy s5 and iphone 6+, she would pick s5 anyday if she has to, iphone is so constrained. And she is UX expert btw.
#1 - A has better detail, losing a little in the highlight. Better colours too.
#2 - A looks really unnaturally sharp, almost like JPEG compression on the walls. But has better detail and shadows.
#3 - A looks better without HDR, but much worse in the HDR comparison.
#4 - A looks really yellow, in comparison to B which looks really blue. It's hard to tell which colour is better without a reference, but the greens look way better on B. B has more noise than A.
#5 - Almost same as #4, except A looks even more yellow, and has way less noise.
#6 - Exact same as #5, except A and B have closer to the same noise level.
Overall, I'd say A is what I'd like to have and do manual with since it's clear it has more potential from the sensor, especially with how much light there is in the night time shots.
Anonymous, 21 Mar 2016The Samsung phones you mentioned are old and have early versions of Android. All Android phone... moreWell basically if you have had poor experience with a manufacturer I doubt you would like to purchase devices from ṭhat manufacturer duh! And I have used S6 and S6 edge in show rooms and I find nexus 5x smoother(yeah I know it lags after some days but hey! I am taking about brand new phones and nexus 5x feels faster at first at least). And camera quality is also now reaching a plateau stage as serious one cannot ignore the space constraints so ultimately it's user experience that matters the most. And in my opinion nexus and Motorola give the best software experience.
Hans , 21 Mar 2016A is better really?! take a look at #3 for example and notice how A looses a lot of the detail in the highlights.
I hope that A is not the s7, because I am getting an Edge from work tomorrow and the dynamic range of A is at the level of the Galaxy s5 which sucks.