OnePlus 2 night camera samples get compared again, this time against the LG G4

OnePlus 2 night camera samples get compared again, this time against the LG G4
The OnePlus 2 is expected to feature a 13 MP camera unit on the back that lacks an optical image stabilization mechanism, and this shows in the comparison shots that the OnePlus CEO Peter Lau posted on the company's forums, pitting it against the LG G4 this time.

Several pictures are shown, comparing OnePlus 2 camera samples to the same scenes taken with the 16 MP module on the G4, which sports OIS, laser autofocus and color spectrum sensor. The G4 stands unique with a tri-axis optical image stabilization, which manages to land it slower shutter speeds and lower ISO, resulting in cleaner, brighter pics.

We won't be detailing the quality of the shots further, as the OnePlus 2 model is probably a preproduction unit, though we like what we are seeing in both situations, if these are indeed the original unretouched shots, straight out of the OnePlus 2 camera. The phone is expected to land in about two week's time, and cost around $400, as per the CEO.

source: OnePlus (forums) via GizmoChina

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1. nebula

Posts: 1009; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

Awesome, another great smartphone camera.

8. sergiobr

Posts: 718; Member since: Feb 25, 2013

If the camera is this good ... take my money !

12. zachki17

Posts: 294; Member since: Sep 14, 2014

The Camera Takes Sharp Picture But i dont like the colors they are oversaturated i like the G4 camera takes the perfect pictures with all details and Sharpnesss

2. Japultra

Posts: 133; Member since: May 16, 2014

I'll wait for third party reviews.

3. uchihakurtz

Posts: 428; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

Wait for samples from MKBHD

4. techneo

Posts: 8; Member since: Jul 17, 2015

The no OIS a let down. May be the camera sensor can get more light , but you need steady hands without IOS to get good results. Laser focus reduces snap time and color sensor for better white balance but not that important for average users. The OIS should have made it the OPO to get better clarity on pictures.

6. BaffledTruffle

Posts: 523; Member since: Dec 07, 2013

Nah, the aperture is f/2.0, which technically allows less light than a G4 should.

11. CanYouSeeTheLight

Posts: 1122; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

But this might have a same sensor sized as the G4 with 13 megapixels which should result in a 1.3um pixel size, which would more than make up for the difference in aperture.

15. TyrionLannister unregistered

Such a sensor doesn't exist. Oneplus isn't Sony and hence they can't make their custom sensor. Also, they can't afford to tell sony to make custom sensors like Apple.

19. CanYouSeeTheLight

Posts: 1122; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

I beg to disagree as it does exist. Sony isn't the only brand doing sensors, and there is indeed a 13 MP Omnivision 1/2.6" sensor.

21. TyrionLannister unregistered

Oneplus already confirmed they are using a 2nd gen. 13 MP Exmor RS sensor from Sony. So your comment makes no sense.

22. CanYouSeeTheLight

Posts: 1122; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

You said such a sensor didn't exist, i just pointed out that such sensor does exist, that horse sure is high.

23. saffant

Posts: 274; Member since: Jul 04, 2011

Irrelevant. Argument was about whether or not OPT would use a different sensor, they wouldn't hence indeed your comment makes no sense. Get out with this semantics crap.

5. jesus_sheep

Posts: 279; Member since: Apr 18, 2015

looks promising. wonder what os it comes with?

7. BaffledTruffle

Posts: 523; Member since: Dec 07, 2013

Doesn't OnePlus have Oxygen OS/UI?

9. BaffledTruffle

Posts: 523; Member since: Dec 07, 2013

Ugh, Peter Lau here we go again. OEM's should either: 1.) Make truthful comparisons. (i.e. Showcase their product at its best and also their competitor's to actually show that their product is indeed better.) or 2.) Drop the comparisons altogether. It's really stupid when you do something like this, and then third-party reviewers of the phone say otherwise.

10. Shocky unregistered

Yay, more comparison images provided by OnePlus.

13. surethom

Posts: 1715; Member since: Mar 04, 2009

Very impressive but i will wait for real world tests that are not published from One+ Did One+ take the best from 10 photo from the One+2 then the worst from the LG???

14. Cheezwiz

Posts: 500; Member since: Dec 29, 2014

If this is really going to be sold for $450, then forget all the other handsets. The OnePlus2 is going to be my phone. Other than phone calls/texts, the only feature I care about is the camera. I hope it's not slow as hell, because these shots are pretty great in quality.

16. Usmcpw82

Posts: 1; Member since: Jul 23, 2015

Dude idk what camera ur using but my point and shoot on the g4 come out FAR superior than the "samplings" you gave, did you drink like 10 cups of coffee before hand or have a few beers to get those night shots on the g4 so blurry??

17. ficklt

Posts: 2; Member since: Oct 30, 2014

Why do I have a feeling that all the pictures of oneplus two circulating right now(the crappy looking back) could actually be the mini oneplus promised?

18. JunitoNH

Posts: 1946; Member since: Feb 15, 2012

Beautiful pictures, unfortunately, not a fan of the SD 810.

20. keithlum

Posts: 18; Member since: Jul 23, 2015

I won't believe those Chinese guys anymore. Still remember when the oppo find 7 released, they also claimed that it was the best camera on Android platform, after I bought this phone and I regret, what a crappy camera!

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