Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Camera Impresses in DxOMark Review

DxOMark has just published the results of its in-depth analysis of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 smartphone camera.

The Note 9 comes with a dual-camera setup, featuring a wide-angle camera with 12MP sensor, f/1.5-2.4 dual-aperture lens and dual-pixel autofocus. The second camera offers a 12MP sensor with a 2x “telephoto” lens and f/2.4 aperture. Both lenses are optically stabilised.

The handset achieved an overall DxOMark Mobile score of 103 points. The company said, “It offers a well-balanced mix for both stills and videos and delivers very good image quality across a wide range of lighting conditions”.

With a total Photo score of 107, DxOMark called the Note 9 “one of the best-performing smartphones for stills”. Autofocus performance was rated as “excellent”, and the camera scored high for balancing detail retention and noise reduction, zoom quality and realistic bokeh effects.

When shooting video, the Note 9 achieved a score of 94 points. Strengths were said to include autofocus, stabilisation and the device’s ability to keep artefacts and noise under control.

Read the full review here.