LG G2 camera samples (vs GS4 and iPhone 5)

LG G2 camera samples (vs GS4 and iPhone 5)
After Samsung became the undisputed king of mainstream camera phones with the Galaxy S4, it's now LG's turn to challenge the king with a 13MP camera of its own. The G2 flagship has arrived and we've taken its camera outside for a quick photo shoot. However, while we're working on our full-blown camera comparison, which will pit the LG G2 against its biggest rivals, why don't you have a first peek at what the G2's 13-megapixel snapper is capable of?

What you'll see below is a gallery of some camera samples taken with the LG G2, as well as some shots captured with the GS4 and the iPhone 5. As you can see, it'll be quite a fierce battle, but we'll save our comments for the full camera comparison. Stay tuned, and let us know what you think of these images!



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113 Comments

1. chunk1x

Posts: 248; Member since: Jun 25, 2011

"Samsung became the undisputed kind of camera phones with the Galaxy S4" HELL NO!

3. pwnarena

Posts: 1129; Member since: Feb 15, 2013

hahahah! ridiculous! i'm not a nokia fan but either pureview 808 or lumia 1020 owns that title. best smartphone overall maybe but not best camera phone.

31. sats.mine2k4

Posts: 208; Member since: Aug 10, 2012

Agreed he needs to change the statement... "Samsung became the undisputed king of camera SMARTphones with the Galaxy S4" Agreed 808 and 1020 beat the sh*t out of the S4 but both are feature phones...

54. PunyPoop

Posts: 752; Member since: Jan 18, 2013

Cmon guys it's RAY S. Again, if you know what I mean..

73. SuperMaoriBro

Posts: 533; Member since: Jun 23, 2012

Why are you here? Do any of you whingers pay a subscription, do any of you pay a cent to PA or its writers. No its a free site so if you dont like it shut up or bugger off.

94. Jobayer

Posts: 167; Member since: Feb 22, 2013

you shut up or bugger off. If they had a TV channel I would subscribe , guess what genius they don't .And more over we visit their website and see their ads which pay them .

55. DontHateOnS60

Posts: 872; Member since: Apr 20, 2009

LOL feature phones? I'd love hear this...

75. softfurryanus

Posts: 232; Member since: Jul 09, 2013

That was probably the best insult to the 1020 I've heard, and I don't even think it was planned.

68. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

You must have missed the article where they did a camera comparison with the G2, GS4, IP5, Lumia 1020, and HTC One. Lumia 1020 got SMOKED in the comparison, it was probably the worst of all of them. Apparently the pureview tech from the 808 only transitioned in name to the Lumia 1020. We dont have the true Pureview tech from the 808, just some halfassed thing that only makes better pictures in some cases, but in others makes them worse. I rather have a camera with consistent performance personally, and the G2 and the GS4 both are great on these fronts.

72. roscuthiii

Posts: 2383; Member since: Jul 18, 2010

I wouldn't say it got smoked in that comparison, but I did expect it to do a lot better than it did if I'm recalling the same one. If it's the one I remember, there was a building in the first set of images, with an intersection in the forground. The street signs were sharp and eay to read on the GS4, and pretty legible on the iP5 & HTC One... but they were unreadable on the 1020.

97. jeff_1

Posts: 105; Member since: Aug 30, 2013

@ downphoenix ??are you on drugs or something pal.. Lumia 1020 got SMOKED in the comparison, it was probably the worst of all of them? geez you are the worst.

74. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

"Mainstream camera phones". The 808 and Lumia 1020 are NOT mainstream.

85. JulianGT

Posts: 89; Member since: Oct 15, 2012

It wasn't written like that when the guy that commented wrote his comment

86. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Oh, I wasn't aware of the edit. My bad

4. chunk1x

Posts: 248; Member since: Jun 25, 2011

Also, PA misspelled the word King.

19. noler

Posts: 326; Member since: Aug 19, 2013

When they write such nonsense is not surprising they do mistakes like this.lol

24. chunk1x

Posts: 248; Member since: Jun 25, 2011

It took them almost an hour to correct it. Sucks for them since I copied and paste it in the first place.

9. LetsBeHonest

Posts: 1548; Member since: Jun 04, 2013

Very poor choice of words pa. Samsung Galaxy S4 may be a decent all round performer but not best camera phone. Nokia truly deserve that title.

17. artealis

Posts: 98; Member since: Dec 15, 2010

"king of mainstream camera" is lumia 1020 mainstream smartphone? is the super amazing 808 mainstream? honestly i never seen any people take picture using 808, from the time it announced, release untill today. sure nokia best this best that but most of that "best" living in some delution fanboy

37. dexter_jdr

Posts: 1163; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

how the hell is "mainstream camera" on the article converted into "mainstream smartphone" on your comment? honestly i never seen any people used the word camera as a synonym of smartphone.

95. Jobayer

Posts: 167; Member since: Feb 22, 2013

lumia 1020 is mainstream unlike 808 , btw nice try.

33. SonyPS4

Posts: 347; Member since: May 21, 2013

S4 Zoom ?

41. cezarepc

Posts: 718; Member since: Nov 23, 2012

Even my old and trusty Nokia-N8 can put the S4 pictures to shame. Aaaaaaand a lot of tests shows that pictures taken with an S3 has more or less the same quality as the ones from the S4. One of the best, yes. Undisputed King? No.

53. PunyPoop

Posts: 752; Member since: Jan 18, 2013

Cmon guys it's RAY S. Again, if you know what I mean..

70. fanboy1974

Posts: 1345; Member since: Nov 12, 2011

Technically he did say “mainstream”. The Nokia 1020 is more of a niche product which does happen to take better pictures. It’s really marketed as a camera phone first. Even Nokia praises the camera features over everything else. The Nokia 1020 takes better pictures than any smartphone but it is not a “mainstream” product. Even a phone like the Note 3 is not “mainstream” but it will be one of the most powerful and feature rich devices on the market when released.

78. Commentator

Posts: 3723; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

I love how this is an article about LG and everyone's fretting over Samsung vs. Nokia...

108. DFranch

Posts: 558; Member since: Apr 20, 2012

That is because not including the 1020 in a camra comparison is a joke. As was the camera "comparison" PA did to make the 1020 look bad. Most other reviews of the 1020 admit, begrudgingly, that the 1020 has the best photos hands down.

110. raphz

Posts: 37; Member since: Oct 22, 2012

this is samsungarena !!!!

2. Credo

Posts: 749; Member since: Apr 19, 2012

Lol, "it's now LG's turn to challenge the king with a 13MP camera of its own." Isin't Nokia king of camera's anymore? I putted it to the test with my fathers S4, LOL !!! My 8.7MP camera beats the 13MP of the S4 so easily, what a joke this article...

11. NexusPhan

Posts: 632; Member since: Jul 11, 2013

You need more unit sales than 3 to be considered. Sorry. That puts Nokia out of the running.

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