With the debut of each new flagship, manufacturers are talking about increasing power, autonomy, and improving cameras. The journalists of the site PhoneArena conducted an unusual test and compared the cameras of Samsung's flagships, released over the past 5 years: starting with the Galaxy S6, which had only one camera, and ending with the new Galaxy S10 with a triple main camera and switchable aperture.
The test was conducted in 12 scenes to reveal the difference in photo quality between several generations of South Korean flagships. Immediately it is worth noting that the shots from the Galaxy S6 are different from the rest: this smartphone takes pictures in maximum resolution with an aspect ratio of 16:9, while in newer models Samsung switched to the classic 4:3.
In good light on the street pictures on all five smartphones are almost identical. Except that the Galaxy S10 "pulled" more details in the dark areas of the photo.
When shooting macro with good lighting, the difference between shots is minimal: there are slight differences in white balance and working with the background.
In difficult conditions with neon signs and lots of bright light sources, the Galaxy S7 conveyed colors more precisely, whereas the Galaxy S10 gave out more details in dark areas.
With the deterioration of lighting becomes the more noticeable difference between the cameras. In this case, the Galaxy S10 retained the most detail in the bright areas of the frame.
On the part of the selfie, the situation is very ambiguous. The Galaxy S6 and S7 are noticeably inferior to the new models in detail, and the S9 and S10 overdo with the processing, which makes the person look unnatural. The author of the photo liked the result with Galaxy S8 the most.
The new models of the Galaxy line got cameras with high-quality shooting and in most scenarios are superior to their predecessors. Although all devices tend to perform well in daylight, the benefits of current smartphones become apparent when shooting with a variety of dynamic range in low-light conditions.
More examples of high-resolution photos can be viewed here.
A source: phonearena.com