Google in DxOMark’s Top 10 Smartphone Camera List with the Pixel 6 Pro

DxOMark has analyzed the Google Pixel 6 Pro and given it 135 points overall. Among smartphones, the device stands in the sixth position, after the iPhone 13 Pro Max, iPhone 13 Pro, and Huawei Mate 40 Pro. In the video segment, it received 115 points, with 71 points in zoom, and 143 in photo. The Google Pixel 6 Pro also comes with several other attractive and upgraded features, including speedy, accurate autofocus in both indoor and outdoor (bright) lighting, impressive contrast and shadow features, and it’s attention to detail in capturing images and videos in bright light, as well as in dimmer, indoor settings.

According to the review published by DxOMark, the Google Pixel 6 Pro handset provides “outstanding photo performance and great video quality”. With a brand new telephoto lens that can go up to 4x, the smartphone’s camera is excellent for zooming in. It’s texture and exposure faculties beat even those of the highly valued iPhone 13 Pro Max. According to DxOMax, this new camera is reliable and a massive upgrade form previous Google Pixel devices, which relied on lesser processing power and had smaller sensors.

The Google Pixel 6 Pro is commendable detailed in its long range tele shots and efficient video stabilization. Additionally, it provides impressive exposure as well as a wide, dynamic video range. It’s list or negatives, according to DxOMark, include its inadequate depth of field results when taking group shots with a blurry backdrop. Other deficits to the camera’s faculties include mistakes and instabilities in bokeh images and depth estimation, as well as –  the review found – noise, when taking indoor images with low lighting. Allegedly, the Google device also does not allow a preview of the blur effect in bokeh shots. The review also mentions that the smartphone’s camera is lagging in the ultra-wide feature, which does not offer as wide a view as competing devices.

In DxOMark’s full review, it is also stated that instabilities in color were found, as well as noise, while shooting videos. In some instances, especially in dimly lit settings, the video autofocus was also not entirely stable.