Condé Nast use iPhone 7 Plus for magazine cover shoots. Why not Galaxy S8+?

We are comparing some cam features on iPhone 7 Plus and Samsung Galaxy S8+, as Condé Nast makes use of iPhone's optics for its magazine cover photoshoots.
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40 Comments

20. drazwy

Posts: 352; Member since: Jan 15, 2014

Exactly. Like a couple people here said, The S8+ isn't available. Stupid ass article.

22. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

because it just came out. it hasnt been officially released. here is PA trying to start trouble again. How about, why does a professional magazine company, use a cheap smartphone for pictures and not a fancier professional shooter like a DSLR camera?

26. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

All I can say is, the true test of a photo to me is taking a picture of nature spots that are open and have varying degrees of colors, shades, tones and shadows. The iPhone is the only phone I have used in recent years, that can take a beautiful natural location, and make it look dull and washed of real color. The Galaxy takes that same, and then over-saturates the colors to be to livelier but less real. But I rather have that vs dull and boring. I mean look at the grass on the iPhone. Its looks dry and void of color, while the Galaxy makes it look like evergreen vs real green. The water on the Galaxy shot, look far more alive vs the iPhone where it looks like Lake(River) Placid. Black and lifeless. Yet the fanboys will swear by the iPhone photos. For me the best thing about the Galaxy, isn't its color reproduction. But the sharpness and crispiness of the photos. How it doesn't miss the shadows. How it doesn't take grass and trees and blend the blades or leaves together as if they aren't separated like the iPhone does. The Galxy takes very vivid colors even if they are wrong and the iPhone takes natural looking photos, but they look more lifeless vs what I see with my own eyes.

29. jeroome86

Posts: 2314; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

The thing is I don't notice what is better until I put them side by side. So all these flagships get the job done for me. I do think the Samsung takes better pics. But to each their own.

30. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

In other news UPS just dropped my Galaxy S8's off...I can't wait!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Time to crack them open and see Beauty and the Beast!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I

31. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

36. redmd

Posts: 1916; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

How lucky you are! Mine will arrive next month.

35. redmd

Posts: 1916; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

Because S8+ is not yet released. How simple was that?

38. shafayatsohail

Posts: 24; Member since: Jan 14, 2016

Not Samsung, because Samsung phones don't produce natural images. They are over sharpened, over saturated and artificially brighter. And why are trying to promote S8/+? Samsung pays billions for marketing and advertising, have you got something from that amount?

39. amasog

Posts: 552; Member since: Aug 22, 2013

the answer is simply BECAUSE THEY WANT IPHONE. What is the big deal with it, if they use iphone? This site is just making intrigues. LOL!
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