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Sony Xperia Z camera compared against Nokia’s juggernauts, the 808, N8, Lumia 920

Sony Xperia Z camera compared against Nokia’s juggernauts, the 808, N8, Lumia 920
The Sony Xperia Z boasts a 13-megapixel camera with the new Exmor RS sensor and back-side illumination. That is supposed to bring superior detail and low-light performance, and while we’ve already taken a look at the Xperia Z's shooter, new camera comparisons fare it against some older but still great devices.

A cameraphone shootout wouldn’t be complete without the Nokia 808 PureView with its massive sensor, the Nokia N8 with Xenon flash and also a huge 12-megapixel camera, and the Nokia Lumia 920 with its optical image stabilization and improved low-light capabilities.

So here is how Sony’s 2013 Android flagship fares against those devices, and for an even more complete picture you’d also see pictures from the Xperia S. Take a look below.

source: PureView Club

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posted on 08 Mar 2013, 07:34 63

1. StreetNerd (Posts: 821; Member since: 08 Dec 2010)


Xperia Z horrible results :/

posted on 08 Mar 2013, 07:43 10

6. Andrea (banned) (Posts: 52; Member since: 07 Mar 2013)


This is a Nokia Fanboy site???

Nokia arent they liers???

posted on 08 Mar 2013, 07:44 30

8. No_Nonsense (Posts: 826; Member since: 17 Aug 2012)


And you are a bot or anti-WP/Nokia troll.

posted on 08 Mar 2013, 07:50 4

13. Andrea (banned) (Posts: 52; Member since: 07 Mar 2013)


PW 808> Z eller N8> 920> S. ....

posted on 08 Mar 2013, 07:54 39

17. hipnotika (Posts: 353; Member since: 06 Mar 2013)


n8 and lumia 920 better than xperia z

posted on 08 Mar 2013, 11:06 10

88. akki20892 (Posts: 3901; Member since: 04 Feb 2013)


waiting for pureview 3..........!!!

posted on 11 Mar 2013, 19:18

145. qjphone (Posts: 19; Member since: 11 Mar 2013)


camera yes overall HELL NO be objective FANBOYS!!!

posted on 08 Mar 2013, 09:27 13

59. haseebzahid (Posts: 1853; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)


even xpera S is better looking then Z dont know what phone is that

posted on 08 Mar 2013, 10:09 3

69. PhoenixWright (Posts: 102; Member since: 11 Feb 2013)


XZ doesn't look that bad, is it?

posted on 08 Mar 2013, 10:17 4

71. Muzhhur (Posts: 260; Member since: 14 Sep 2012)


not, this site is just for the best devices, and the nokia's trio has no match

posted on 09 Mar 2013, 05:17

122. the_best (Posts: 139; Member since: 14 Oct 2012)


im gettin tired of seeing these photots of Lumia 920 taken by some damn idiot!
you cant take pictures with "auto options", this is more like a real camera you need to change your options when taking differnt kinds of photos.

posted on 09 Mar 2013, 07:37

126. StreetNerd (Posts: 821; Member since: 08 Dec 2010)


im not a Nokia fanboi,,, im using a HTC....

anyways just look at those pictures....u can see those Xperia Z pictures are horrible

are u blind or something? :/

posted on 11 Mar 2013, 19:19

146. qjphone (Posts: 19; Member since: 11 Mar 2013)


well Nokia's specialty is their camera tech so this isn't even a fair comparison.

posted on 08 Mar 2013, 08:12 27

27. tusshharish (Posts: 342; Member since: 23 Oct 2012)


nokia still best in imaging.......................... ..

posted on 08 Mar 2013, 09:58 6

67. rodkurt (Posts: 128; Member since: 29 Nov 2012)


how about canon?...haha...just kidding

posted on 08 Mar 2013, 22:36

118. xperiaDROID (banned) (Posts: 5629; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)


Canon - Delighting You Always

posted on 08 Mar 2013, 08:42 27

37. Johnnokia (Posts: 1108; Member since: 27 May 2012)


N8 is three years old and smashes xperia.

How great is Nokia !!!

posted on 08 Mar 2013, 10:50 13

81. akki20892 (Posts: 3901; Member since: 04 Feb 2013)


that's my phone dude........i'm using n8 right now.......!!! Nokia product quality last forever....!!!

posted on 08 Mar 2013, 08:57 8

51. EXkurogane (Posts: 863; Member since: 07 Mar 2013)


I was expecting Xperia to lose without even looking at the photos first, at least to 808 and N8. No matter what kind of fancy sensor or pixel count, it will still lose as long the CMOS sensor size is small. 808 = 1/1.2, N8 = 1/1.83, there are no other phones with this kind of sensor size. Even Galaxy Camera is only 1/2.3 or something around that value.

posted on 08 Mar 2013, 09:06 5

55. ubuntu (Posts: 40; Member since: 11 Jan 2013)


xperia z is not bad at all. personality, it look better than nokia lumia 920 for most zooming photos.
808>X-Z>n8>920>X-S

posted on 08 Mar 2013, 09:56 10

65. rodkurt (Posts: 128; Member since: 29 Nov 2012)


yeah, what happened to the 13.1MP...

posted on 08 Mar 2013, 11:57 4

101. RiseAgainst94 (Posts: 281; Member since: 03 Mar 2012)


Wasn't even close like I expected it to be. Oh well, the rest of the device is pure class.

posted on 08 Mar 2013, 18:43

112. -box- (Posts: 3991; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)


I'm disappointed by Sony. I really expected a closer comparison and better result from their renowned cameras. Nokia definitely wins this round, and likely will for years to come. The N8 proves Nokia is at least 3 years ahead of anyone else.

posted on 08 Mar 2013, 07:37 8

2. BigBoss10 (Posts: 276; Member since: 31 Aug 2012)


Nokia 808 Pure S H I T

posted on 08 Mar 2013, 07:42 38

5. No_Nonsense (Posts: 826; Member since: 17 Aug 2012)


Get your eyes checked or rise out of the blind hatred.

posted on 08 Mar 2013, 10:06 1

68. BigBoss10 (Posts: 276; Member since: 31 Aug 2012)


go S H I T

posted on 08 Mar 2013, 10:56 10

82. dexter_jdr (Posts: 1163; Member since: 28 Jun 2012)


i hate people like you. cant accept facts

posted on 08 Mar 2013, 11:31 1

97. drkuthan (Posts: 49; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)


808 can only do photo and video that's all
the ancient symbian can't keep up even get close to android and ios
sorry but ...

posted on 08 Mar 2013, 12:01 5

103. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)


really explain?

because ive never felt left behind with my 808 compared to my mates iphone 4s and countless android phones. sure they have better ecosystems way ahead in that area but symbian can still keep up on general use

posted on 08 Mar 2013, 11:57 10

100. tusshharish (Posts: 342; Member since: 23 Oct 2012)


he is fustrated by seeing that nokia pureview beats everyone..........

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