Samsung Galaxy Note 9, the latest flagship phablet device from the South Korean manufacturer has become one among the best devices in the quarter. The smartphone’s camera has gotten many positive reviews from many corners following the official launch. Finally, the DxOMark for the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is out and it scores 103 points overall.
For those who are unaware, the DxOMark is an international independent benchmarking platform which provides the quality rating for the imaging devices cameras and camera-equipped smartphones. Almost every major top-tier smartphones which enters into the international market goes under the manual benchmarking test, and it is the time for Galaxy Note 9.
The smartphone, Samsung Galaxy Note 9, comes with a dual-camera setup on the rear, similar to its predecessors as well as the Galaxy S9+. The dual-pixel, dual-OIS main camera department has gotten an improved light sensing capability and a super slow-motion. The smartphone went under 1500 tests to determine the overall camera performance. You can check out some of the crucial remarks by the DxOMark regarding the Samsung Galaxy Note 9’s primary camera.
Bright light: High levels of detail, low noise, neutral white balance, accurate color rendering.
- Low-light: Good dynamic range, more highlight detail, more shadow detail, brighter exposure.
- Optical zoom: Retains details, OIS helps.
- Bokeh: Realistic bokeh effect in both indoor and outdoor lighting, backlit portrait struggles to set enough exposure to the subject,
- Video: Good stabilization, low noise, reacting quickly to changing light conditions, good tracking, impressive exposure accuracy, some luminance, and chroma noise in low-light.
- HDR: Good dynamic range, inconsistent sometimes, loses brightest areas.
- Color accuracy: One of the best in color reproduction and accuracy.
- Autofocus: More detailed than Galaxy S9+, a slight delay in operation (slower than Huawei P20 Pro).
The smartphone undoubtedly has some great points on the camera. Samsung Galaxy Note 9 can be considered if you are looking for a great camera smartphone since it has some outstanding DxOMark results. Galaxy Note 9’s score for the stills is 107 points and video scores only 94. The overall performance of the smartphone camera is 103, which is greater than the Samsung Galaxy S9+ but still lags behind the Huawei P20 Pro and HTC U12+.