DXOMARK has printed the results of the camera testing for Samsung’s Galaxy S24 Extremely, and it’s not all excellent news. It achieved a rating of 144. Which sounds fairly good, proper? Effectively, not completely. This places the Galaxy S24 Extremely at 18th on DXOMARK’s rankings and surprisingly places it behind quite a few telephones that have been launched in 2023 and 2022.
Simply above the Galaxy S24 Ultra is the iPhone 15/15 Plus, which was launched in 2023. The iPhone 14 Professional/Professional Max can also be proper above it, launched in September 2022. The kicker is true beneath the Galaxy S24 Extremely (a single level beneath it, really) is the Huawei P50 Professional, which got here out in July 2021. This alone exhibits that Samsung must make some modifications to its cameras.
The Galaxy S24 Extremely hasn’t actually in contrast nicely to its predecessor since launching earlier this month. And there have been rumors about it getting an replace earlier than launch. This wasn’t true, and clearly, now we all know it’s not true because the telephone launched immediately, and there’s nonetheless no replace. Nevertheless, I’m positive there’s an replace coming to the Galaxy S24 Extremely fairly quickly. We simply don’t know when.
The DXOMARK outcomes
Now, let’s go over the outcomes. For photograph, it did fairly nicely, scoring 144 factors. The one actual points right here have been autofocus and noise. Bokeh obtained a rating of 70, which isn’t dangerous, nevertheless it’s additionally not nice. Zoom picked up a rating of 145 factors, which, surprisingly, is sort of far beneath the document rating for each telephoto and broad digital camera sensors. Lastly, there’s Video, which scored 137 factors. It actually appeared to fall behind in Publicity, Shade, and Texture.
The excellent news right here? It did enhance in nearly each space of the Galaxy S23 Extremely. The one one which remained the identical was really Bokeh. The opposite areas picked up nearly 10 factors every. And the general rating is 9 factors larger.
Samsung phones don’t typically fare nicely within the digital camera exams from DXOMARK. How might that be? Effectively, one cause is that DXOMARK is pay-to-play. They really provide a means for producers to pay them to optimize their cameras for DXOMARK’s exams to attain higher. It’s not a shock, as they do must become profitable in some way. But it surely’s vital to not make DXOMARK the end-all-be-all for digital camera testing. It’s nonetheless useful resource for testing cameras and different exams, however that shouldn’t be the one evaluate and/or exams that you simply try.