lg g3 shootoutThe LG G3 has been getting a lot of attention these days and rightfully so. This is the first Android smartphone from a more mainstream manufacturer to include a QHD display as part of its specs, beating the likes of Sony, Samsung, HTC, and Motorola to the punch. Its camera is also one that many are taking a look at due to its built-in OIS and a laser that will help with speeding up its autofocus.

Now previously we have seen how the LG G3 holds its own against the Samsung Galaxy S5 in terms of photography, but just how well does it stack up against the likes of the other flagship phones, like the HTC One M8, the Google Nexus 5, or the iPhone 5s? Well the folks over at Droid-Life have decided to find out in a shootout between all the major flagship smartphones, save for the Sony Xperia Z2.

The photos pictured above are some of the samples that they managed to grab, with the LG G3 starting from the left, followed by the Galaxy S5, One M8, Nexus 5, and iPhone 5s. According to their findings, the LG G3 had really fast autofocus, presumably thanks to its built-in laser guide. They also found that the LG G3 did really well when it came to macro photography, so if macro photography is something you’re interested in, then the LG G3 could be worth checking out.

Now at the end of the day, the camera is only one factor in the overall picture when it comes to choosing a smartphone. It also boils down to personal preference in what one likes to see in an image. Some prefer their photos more saturated, some prefer their photos more natural, some don’t mind noisier photos, and so on, but what do you guys think? Which phone performed the best?

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Key SpecsOne (M8)Google Nexus 5LG G3iPhone 5sGalaxy S5
Announced On2014/03/011970/01/012014/05/272013/09/012014/02/10
Display Diagonal5" (12.70 cm)4.95" (12.57 cm)5.5" (13.97 cm)4" (10.16 cm)5.1" (12.95 cm)
Processor/Soc NameSnapdragon 801Snapdragon 800Snapdragon 801A7Snapdragon 801
Street Price (Approx)~ $140
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~ $215
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~ $205
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~ $380 (SM-G900H) ~ $380,
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Max. Total Storage Capacity160 GB32 GB144 GB64 GB160 GB
Megapixels4 Megapixel8 Megapixel13 Megapixel8 Megapixel16 Megapixel
Battery Capacity (mAh)2600 mAh2300 mAh3000 mAh1560 mAh2800 mAh
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