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The Guardian - Smartphone Camera Comparison | By Dan Rubin

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Dan Rubin, Instagram aficionado and editor-at-large of the Photographic Journal, has released a review of the camera quality of four of the market's high-end smartphones to aid our search for snap-and-shoot's finest. Featured in The Guardian, the video tests the Apple iPhone 5S, the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom, the Nokia 1020, and the Sony Xperia Z1. Covering the most basic concerns of the average user (dynamic range, color reproduction, zoom, and low-light usage), Rubin comes up with the following verdict: the Samsung Xperia Z1 has a mighty strong zoom, albeit with clunky hardware; the iPhone 5s has a consistent streak of producing quality photos; the Sony Xperia Z1 is unremarkable ("It doesn't really stand our as a camera phone; it's just bigger," says Rubin); and the Nokia 1020 is surprisingly the funnest one, based on the fact that it has a high megapixel count, it reproduces "punchy" colors, and is armed with great stabilization. For a closer look at the review, watch it after the jump...

via: The Guardian