Best Phone Cameras, By Photo Quality & Hardware Capabilities

Searching for the best smartphone camera? You are at the right place. We test and rank the best camera phones with our Uber-G Camera IQ score, which comes from analyzing photos from up close, and explained in our Mobile Camera Reviews.


Honor View 20 Camera Review Editor's Pick

The Honor View 20 was the first phone to launch in December with the new Sony 48-Megapixel IMX586 camera sensor, which includes the Quad-Bayer technology.


Samsung Galaxy S10 Camera Review Editor's Pick

As one of the first major high-end smartphones of 2019, the Samsung Galaxy S10 launches under high scrutiny by analysts and fans alike. As the most successful high-end franchise on Android, the Galaxy S has built a reputation for its excellent camera performance. How good is the 2019 edition? We reveal it all! Learn more: what is our Camera IQ score?


OnePlus 6T Camera Review Editor's Pick

In daylight, it takes the level of detail to the highest we’ve seen yet. In low-light, this mobile camera captures very agreeable photos with well-preserved colors, without excess filtering.


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Google Pixel 3 Camera Review Editor's Pick

The Google Pixel 3 smartphone is often acclaimed as “the best phone camera” thanks to its near-legendary software stack. Legend or reality, our Image Quality (IQ) analysis will shed more light into real-world camera performance.Learn more: what is our Camera IQ score?


LG V40 Camera Review Editor's Pick

The LG V40 camera system is a poster-child for versatility and is probably the most underrated mobile camera on the market. Yet, if you look at it objectively and entirely, it is one of the most powerful mobile camera systems.


Apple iPhone XS Camera Review Editor's Pick

As Apple’s leading smartphone until Fall 2019, the iPhone XS (and XS Max) also has the best camera that iOS users can buy today. But how good is it on the world stage and in various situations such as low-light and zoom?Learn more: what is our Camera IQ score?


Huawei Mate 20 Pro Camera Review

Our scoring system yielded a Uber-G Camera IQ score of 167, which makes the Huawei Mate 20 Pro today’s ultimate mobile camera, thanks to an unmatched mix of quality and versatility. It also is the ultimate zoom camera, a title that it shares with the Huawei P20 Pro.


Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Camera Review

Our algorithm did output an Uber-G Camera IQ score of 162 for the Galaxy Note 9, making it the third most powerful camera configuration on the market, and the best dual-lens smartphone camera.