Photographic quality is today one of the criteria most considered by users when they buy a smartphone. And to help them choose, the DXOMark expert lab tests the new terminals (especially the high-end ones) to rate their performance. And thanks to these tests, the DXOMark ranking has become on one of the most important and details the best mobile phones in the market. Recently Apple’s iPhone Xs Max was third in the standings, only behind the Huawei Mate 20 Pro and the Huawei P 20 Pro. But after the great launch of the Xiaomi Mi 9, the iPhone XS MAX has given up its position and is now in fifth place.
DXOMark: The Xiaomi Mi 9 is only 2 places behind the Huawei Mate 20 Pro
In fact, DXOMark has awarded 107 points to the Xiaomi Mi 9, while the iPhone XS MAX retains its 105. Those above the Mi 9 are the Galaxy S10 Plus, the Huawei Mate 20 Pro and the Huawei P 20 Pro, which obtained 109 each one.
We know that Xiaomi has always tried to approach the high-end smartphones of Apple and Samsung through their flagship ships, and this year it seems that the Chinese company has paid special attention to the photographic and video section.
The Mi 9 has a triple photo sensor on the rear panel. Among these sensors, the main one is Sony IMX586 48 MP, which is accompanied by a 16 MP wide-angle sensor and 12 MP telephoto. Accompanied by artificial intelligence technology, this combination allowed Xiaomi Mi 9 to obtain this excellent score during the DXOMark tests.
trengths of Mi 9 according to DXOMark
The DXOMark notice about Xiaomi Mi 9 says the following:
Xiaomi has already impressed us in the past with devices like the Mi MIX 3 and the Mi 8, but the Mi 9 takes a new step, placing the latest star model of the Chinese manufacturer in the list of smartphones with leading cameras: just above heavyweights of Apple, Samsung, and Huawei. With impressive results in all areas and without major faults, the Mi 9 is the third best camera to date.
The Xiaomi Mi 9, of course, is not perfect, none smartphone is. For example, according to DXOMark, its fails are: it has a slightly limited dynamic range, a loss of fine details, a compression in areas of high contrast light and some luminance noise by zoom.
However, the examples provided by the photography are very impressive and show very good results in all conditions, including a white balance that remains in difficult conditions, which is extremely rare.
Source – Gizmochina
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