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PhoneArena Awards 2013: Best cameraphones

0. phoneArena 03 Dec 2013, 11:01 posted on

Gone are the days when phones were good only for making calls and sending text messages. Today's top models can give us driving directions, play movies, run complex applications, and most importantly, capture photos and videos. In fact, cameraphones have evolved so much that many people don't bother carrying a dedicated point-and-shoot camera with them anymore, relying solely on their mobile device for snapping shots. That's why we absolutely had to include a category in our PhoneArena Awards dedicated to the year's best cameraphones...

This is a discussion for a news. To read the whole news, click here

posted on 03 Dec 2013, 13:28 1

67. zekes (Posts: 229; Member since: 14 Aug 2012)


You're so slow you missed the whole point

posted on 03 Dec 2013, 11:09 8

3. tasior (Posts: 265; Member since: 04 Nov 2012)


So are You saying that Note3 has better camera, than Sony Z1? Thats suprising considering, that when I click at section Best Phones -> Best Camera at Your site, Note 3 is abscent in that category...

posted on 03 Dec 2013, 11:47 1

28. Long1 (banned) (Posts: 399; Member since: 18 May 2013)


Rally?
What about:
http://www.gsmarena.com/six_way_camera_shootout-review-998.php

posted on 03 Dec 2013, 20:44 1

145. yudi.nemesis (Posts: 1127; Member since: 14 Mar 2013)


Lets see what professionals say about Z1

http://www.dxomark.com/Mobiles

posted on 03 Dec 2013, 23:50

148. 21babydoll12 (unregistered)


the only other person who knows what im takling about. when comparing camera phones...dpreview/dxmark are the pros at it

posted on 03 Dec 2013, 11:10 12

4. magnanimus (Posts: 542; Member since: 29 Mar 2013)


Really? iPhone 5S? Even the Google Nexus 5 and S4 camera beat it without even trying. Didnt you guys check your review???

http://www.phonearena.com/reviews/Camera-Comparison-Google-Nexus-5-vs-iPhone-5s-Sony-Xperia-Z1-Samsung-Galaxy-Note-3-Galaxy-S4-LG-G2-Nokia-Lumia-1020-HTC-One_id3500/page/8

posted on 03 Dec 2013, 11:29 2

11. androiphone20 (Posts: 1654; Member since: 10 Jul 2013)


"Disclaimer: The overall score for each
phone represents its average rating, but
note that we're only taking into account
the Details, Color representation and
Indoor categories in the Overall score.
We're factoring all the others (such as
Night and Panorama) out, since those
represent situations where users are less
likely to take images in. Video recording
isn't included as well, since we consider
it a separate thing from photo-taking.
We've done this in order to end up with
an Overall rating that is representative of
a camera's performance in those areas,
which we think are most important to
users. It's not an ultimate rating, though,
so if you're particularly interested in a
specific area, such as Panorama, or
Video, just check out the devices' ratings
in that category!" please don't tell me you didn't read that...

posted on 03 Dec 2013, 11:32 13

13. buccob (Posts: 2578; Member since: 19 Jun 2012)


Who is in charge of making this Bull$hit awards?
It is not even consistent with the content on their own website...

posted on 03 Dec 2013, 11:57 8

39. darkkjedii (Posts: 22060; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


You should make your own. Simple as that, you have eye to see with, and money to buy phones with, just like PA. Stop whining and do your own awards...problem solved.

posted on 03 Dec 2013, 12:07 5

48. zekes (Posts: 229; Member since: 14 Aug 2012)


I must say I'm loving this new iPad Mini

posted on 03 Dec 2013, 14:05 2

85. darkkjedii (Posts: 22060; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


Me too, very solid device. +1

posted on 03 Dec 2013, 13:27 2

66. JerryTime (Posts: 468; Member since: 09 Nov 2013)


And apparently you're a cyclops with your "eye to see with"

posted on 03 Dec 2013, 14:07

89. darkkjedii (Posts: 22060; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


Yep I am.

posted on 03 Dec 2013, 13:34 4

74. buccob (Posts: 2578; Member since: 19 Jun 2012)


dude, I really do not care if they name all the best tech 2013 iPhones, iPads, iEverything... what bothers me is that they do not have the professionalism to do an unbias article CONSISTENT to their other articles...

I like this website as a Tech News page... but I always hope that they improve their Review, Comparisson and "awarding" system... They already improved the review process, but they are lacking so much in consistancy... Until then I trust much more the reviews and comparisson from GSMArena, though they lack in News, and speed...

I would really love to see this website truly unbiased (a small number of writers really try), not just some comment-wh#res that publish many fan-bait articles to see us bash each others...

posted on 03 Dec 2013, 14:23 2

100. bucky (Posts: 2695; Member since: 30 Sep 2009)


What bothers you is your phone wasn't chosen.

posted on 03 Dec 2013, 14:29 1

103. buccob (Posts: 2578; Member since: 19 Jun 2012)


My phone is not 2013, so I really do not care...

I do care about quality in one of my favorite webpage

posted on 03 Dec 2013, 16:54 1

132. darkkjedii (Posts: 22060; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


Yep, I think he's wittle hearts broken

posted on 03 Dec 2013, 23:48

147. 21babydoll12 (unregistered)


its their tech blog, their rules, their scales, their benchmarks...nuff said

besides if your not happy then please proceed to pro photography tech blog dpreview.com for more meaningful insite about camera comparisons. cheers!

posted on 03 Dec 2013, 11:12 4

5. magnanimus (Posts: 542; Member since: 29 Mar 2013)


Moto X, LG G2, Xperia Z1, Nexus 5, Galaxy S4, .......................

I could go on all day PH.

posted on 03 Dec 2013, 11:17 4

7. androiphone20 (Posts: 1654; Member since: 10 Jul 2013)


I cannot pass my judgement on the other two but I totally agree on the 5S, the camera is remarkable

posted on 03 Dec 2013, 11:38 2

15. ArtSim98 (Posts: 3535; Member since: 21 Dec 2012)


Umm, OK...

posted on 03 Dec 2013, 11:43 10

23. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10457; Member since: 14 May 2012)


Lololol of course you do, even when it's been proven that the Z1 has a way better camera than the 5S.

posted on 03 Dec 2013, 12:00 2

40. zekes (Posts: 229; Member since: 14 Aug 2012)


So if it has been proven where is your proof

posted on 03 Dec 2013, 12:12 4

49. androiphone20 (Posts: 1654; Member since: 10 Jul 2013)


there's really no need to be asking Papa Smurf you don't have to take him seriously. "Papa Smurf" XD

posted on 03 Dec 2013, 14:31 8

104. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10457; Member since: 14 May 2012)


You have the intelligence of a 12 year old and act immature. You should definitely be the last person to talk around here. I wouldn't be surprised if you haven't even graduated from high school yet.

Unlike you, I don't say things out of thin air. Google Z1 vs 5S and you'll see every website claiming the camera on the Z1 puts the 5S to shame. Matter of fact, my Note 3 already does, and it's inferior to the Z1, 1020 and 1520.

Anything else you want me to clarify for you, kiddo?

posted on 03 Dec 2013, 13:30 1

70. emadshiny (Posts: 1144; Member since: 05 Dec 2012)


Here is the proof from this very site.
Look at the final placement.
While iPhone 5S and Note 3 are worse than Z1, they are included in this list.
WHEN PA BETRAYS ITSELF.

posted on 03 Dec 2013, 13:53 1

78. emadshiny (Posts: 1144; Member since: 05 Dec 2012)


I forgot the link!
http://www.phonearena.com/reviews/Camera-Comparison-Google-Nexus-5-vs-iPhone-5s-Sony-Xperia-Z1-Samsung-Galaxy-Note-3-Galaxy-S4-LG-G2-Nokia-Lumia-1020-HTC-One_id3500

posted on 03 Dec 2013, 14:10

92. darkkjedii (Posts: 22060; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


No dude it's not remarkable, it's truly magnificently magically revolutionarily really remarkably remarkable LMAOOOOO

posted on 03 Dec 2013, 11:18 3

8. alltechinside (Posts: 248; Member since: 21 Apr 2013)


Don't know what is with all the hate about the iPhone 5s? Software wise, iPhone 5s lacks camera features but it takes great pictures and videos. It deserves to be in this list.

Nokia Lumia 1020 is a given. It is in a class of its own.

Note III takes good pictures and great 4K video.

Xperia Z1 could have been on this list too but the software needs improvement (and sony has been working on it). It takes sharp pictures but the colors are inconsistent imo.

posted on 03 Dec 2013, 11:29 8

12. rodneyej1 (Posts: 3576; Member since: 06 Jul 2013)


1. Lumia 1020
2. Lumia 1520
3. Xperia Z1
4. Note 3
5. Lumia 925
6. Lumia 928
7. Lumia 920
8. iPhone 5s

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