iPhone 12 vs Samsung S20 FE vs Google Pixel 5 – Camera comparison

A YouTube channel by the name of Max Tech recently posted an “Unbiased iPhone 12 vs S20 FE vs Pixel 5 Camera Comparison” video. The video compares the camera quality of 3 popular mid-range smartphones – in a blind test to see the results in various light conditions and elements.

Some of the biggest competitors in the industry were tested, the iPhone 12, the Samsung Galaxy S20, and Pixel 5. The iPhone 12 features a 12-megapixel Ultra-Wide camera with an f/2.4 aperture, a 120-degree field of view, and a 13mm focal length which is accompanied by a standard 12-megapixel Wide camera with a 26mm focal length and an f/1.6 aperture.

The Samsung Galaxy S20 features a primary 12-megapixel shooter, a 12 MP Ultra-Wide camera. and an 8-megapixel telephoto camera sensor, with 3X optical zoom. Lastly, the Pixel 5 features a 12-megapixel shooter with an aperture of f/1.7 and a 16-megapixel Ultra-wide lens.

iPhone 12 vs S20 FE vs Pixel 5 camera comparison

iPhone 12 vs S20 FE vs Pixel 5 – Camera comparison

The main premise of the comparison is that it is supposed to be unbiased. So, the participants – Vadim & Angelika – did not know which smartphone took which picture and they had to select the picture they thought was best out of three choices and give it a point.

The test features 23 sets of pictures in total, all taken with three different smartphones. In terms of variety, there are a ton of dynamic shots included in the test which measure different things like how good the zoom is on a camera or how much detail can it include in a shot. It is important to note that there was no set criteria for this camera comparison, both of the participants chose the picture that was the most pleasing to the eye.

iPhone 12 vs S20 FE vs Pixel 5 camera comparison

For the results, Apple fans might say they aren’t surprised. Vadim gave 10 points to the iPhone 12, 8 points to the Samsung 20 FE, and 5 points to Google’s Pixel 5. Angelika gave 11 points to the iPhone 12, 8 points to the Samsung 20 FE, and 4 points to Google’s Pixel 5

              Angelika                 Vadim
iPhone 12                  11                   10
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE                   8                    8
Pixel 5                   4                    5

iPhone 12

iPhone 12 crowned king in camera shootout

The Cupertino tech giant announced its latest iPhone lineup at an online event in October. All models feature 5G connectivity and a powerful A14 processor in an iPhone 12 and a new iPad Pro-like flat edge-to-edge design. The new smartphone models are equipped with Super Retina XDR Display which is protected by a 4 times more durable Ceramic Shield front cover.

iPhone 12 camera

In terms of the camera, the iPhone 12 features a dual 12MP camera system (Ultra Wide and Wide) with a 2x optical zoom. This year’s camera setup also boasts improved Night Mode, better optical image stabilization, and Deep Fusion. The smartphone also features brighter True Tone flash with Slow Sync, portrait mode with advanced bokeh and Depth Control, and Smart HDR 3 for photos.

The whole comparison can be viewed here:

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