Sony Xperia XZ Vs Samsung Galaxy S7: whose camera focuses faster?

Sony Xperia XZ Vs Samsung Galaxy S7: whose camera focuses faster?
Today marks the last day of IFA 2016. As much as we don't want to leave, it is time to pack our bags and head home. We're not quite done covering the event, however. At the show floor, we had the chance to test the camera on the new Sony Xperia XZ quite extensively, and here's one of the comparisons we managed to execute.

In the video embedded below, we test the focusing performance of the Xperia XZ. In particular, we compare Sony's flagship against the Samsung Galaxy S7, which is a phone known for its ultra-responsive dual-pixel autofocus. Which of the two is faster? Well, we'd say that both phones deliver excellent results, although Samsung's handset seems a fraction of a second quicker. Still, we're not going to call this our final verdict, as the Xperia XZ we used for the test wasn't a final unit. 

Sony takes great pride in the Xperia XZ's 23MP main camera, and it sure is shaping up as a very capable shooter. If you're curious, feel free to check out our quick camera comparison with the Xperia XZ, as well as our first look at its refined camera app.

Related phones

Xperia XZ
Galaxy S7


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