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Camera comparison: Apple iPhone 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S III vs HTC One X vs Nokia Lumia 900

0. phoneArena 08 Oct 2012, 08:07 posted on

After pitting four of the biggest stars in the smartphone world right now against one another in our web browsing and display comparisons, we’re once again taking the quartet on yet another worthwhile comparison to proclaim the best of the best in the camera-taking department. At the center of all the commotion, is none other than newest member of the crew, the Apple iPhone 5, which so happens to be armed with an 8-megapixel iSight ...

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posted on 14 Oct 2012, 06:43

168. bondosho (Posts: 14; Member since: 07 Nov 2011)


The pics were uploaded to facebook, so yeah, no EXIF data. The camera is a Samsung Galaxy S3. The place is Lake Englebright up near Marysville, Ca. I say up, because I'm in Southern California :)

http://goo.gl/maps/4iacX

posted on 17 Oct 2012, 00:02

180. suneeboy (Posts: 201; Member since: 02 Oct 2012)


"Apple wins again so I have to bash the article."

-PhoneArena.com Readers

I don't care either way, but the whining has got to stop in the comments section. Is there ever an adult conversation around the articles here anymore?

posted on 17 Oct 2012, 20:59

183. besingamk (Posts: 1; Member since: 27 Sep 2012)


it is obviously an iphone 5 ads. LOL why you dont use 920 instead of 900

posted on 20 Oct 2012, 09:40

184. crusher (Posts: 16; Member since: 20 Oct 2012)


a better camera comparision, with nokia 808 followed by ip5 and xperia tying second place

http://recombu.com/mobile/news/iphone-5-galaxy-s3-onex-pureview-camera-compariaon_M18398.html

posted on 20 Oct 2012, 10:21

185. ricky0702 (Posts: 11; Member since: 09 Jul 2012)


The iPhone's resolution being lower than HD means that video players need to perform some downscaling when playing HD movies.
The GS3 screen settings offers a choice of 4 options (dynamic, standard, natural and video) that efficiently tame the "oversaturated" effect.One of the most interesting features in new Galaxy S III is the ability to create your own custom vibration notification.Check this tutorialhttp://www.careace.net/2012/10/02/how-to-create-your-own-custom-vibration-notifications-on-your-samsung-galaxy-s-iii/

posted on 27 Nov 2012, 17:07

186. OSUTIN (Posts: 23; Member since: 28 May 2012)


I hope that the iPhone 5 being the winner is some sort of joke. I saw all of the photos for all of the devices, and one of the shots, like the second or something, by the iPhone 5, was absolutely horrendous. In comparison, all the other devices, including the Lumia, had shots that were incredible, or in the case of the Lumia, bearable. In fact, in the photo where the iPhone did an absolute horrendous job, everything did better than it. Including the Lumia. With the Galaxy S III undeniably coming out on top of the photo that I'm talking about. The iPhone 5 failed miserably once, and not all of the photos were well rounded, and yet you give the win to the iPhone 5 obviously just because it is an Apple product? You guys are huge disgusting jokes. Good thing you are trying to properly inform readers who come to these sites in order to educate themselves for their next purchase.

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