No longer the best camera phone: Google Pixel 5 only ranked 15th on DxOMark


Not for so long Google Pixel smartphones were considered one of the best camera phones: for example, the Pixel 2 in his time topped the DxOMark rating thanks to the capabilities of the main camera, and Pixel 3 was the best in selfie plan. But from Google Pixel 5 story not repeated.

What is not So

DxOMark experts, having tested the new product, noted the fast and accurate camera autofocus, vivid colors, accurate white balance on outdoor photography, effective video stabilization, good exposure ultra-wide photos and good exposure at portrait photos from flash.

AT number of minuses low exposure some portraits, visible noise in any conditions, white balance errors in low light, colored borders on photos on open air, inaccurate depth estimate at photos from bokeh, low detail when magnifying photos, low detail and halos on video in low light, frame shifting during all videos.


AT As a result, the smartphone received 120 points: 129 for photo, 49 for zoom and 107 for video. I it’s only 15 place in overall DxOMark ranking. True, with the laboratory has recently introduced new evaluation criteria, therefore, all models have been tested by him.

«Google changed course with the Pixel 5 and went to middle class market with model with lower specifications, which is more affordable than top-end devices from competing brands. It remains to be seen whether it will whether this decision has a significant impact on your overall impression of phone, but it really affects photography performance and Pixel 5 camera rating», summed up in DxOMark.

Source: DxOMark

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