DxOMark: iPhone XR is ‘Best Single-Cam Smartphone We’ve Tested’

DxOMark nowadays printed the result of its in-depth research of the iPhone XR’s single-lens rear digital camera. Apple’s flagship smartphone accomplished an general rating of 101 issues, surpassing Google’s Pixel 2 to make it the top-ranked unmarried lens telephone within the web site’s scores.


In its checking out, DxOMark discovered the iPhone XR to provide “an overly identical proposition for symbol high quality because the flagship iPhone XS Max,” throughout key picture attributes like publicity, colour, element, noise, and artifacts.

Both units additionally accomplished the similar general rating for video, however the twin lenses of the iPhone XS Max supposed the XR fell in the back of on zoom and bokeh pictures, even though DxOMark famous that Apple had controlled to make stronger the flash at the extra reasonably priced single-lens iPhone.

Colored panels shot on iPhone XR


The evaluate provides that the iPhone XR has superb publicity and dynamic vary in vivid gentle and indoor stipulations, whilst element is well-preserved in all lights stipulations with “bright and delightful colours in maximum eventualities.”

Apple iPhone XR, HDR take a look at scene


The few cons the evaluate famous integrated the visibility of excellent grain luminance noise in indoor and low-light stipulations, whilst video was once criticized for instabilities in white steadiness when filming indoors.

Apple iPhone XS Max, HDR take a look at scene for comparability


DxOMark concludes that the photographic functions of the iPhone XR are “extensively very similar to the ones of the XS/XS Max” which will have to make the less-expensive type “fascinating to many Apple lovers taking a look to improve their smartphone.”

“Compared to the Google Pixel 2, which is the most productive single-cam smartphone we’d examined up till now, the effects are very similar in lots of spaces, however due to stepped forward effects for noise and specifically for artifacts, the iPhone XR simply nudges it out of first position to change into our top-ranked single-cam smartphone.”


For its scoring and research technique, DxOMark says its engineers seize and review over 1,500 take a look at photographs and greater than two hours of video each in managed lab environments and in herbal indoor and out of doors scenes, the usage of the digital camera’s default settings.

DxO is a well known French symbol lab that has been reviewing smartphone cameras for a number of years, however they are not resistant to complaint, which simply is going to turn how subjective symbol high quality can every now and then be.

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