Nokia Lumia 925 vs Samsung Galaxy S4 vs HTC One vs iPhone 5 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 2: Who's The Came

    Mobile phone business is surely blooming throughout the world and to talk about competition, there are as many aspects as there can be to compare or contrast the devices. However, the most trending features that are desired and expected by the users in a wide range of devices are, Android Jelly Bean OS, display size (4.5 inch and more), quad core processor, a reasonable RAM, Camera. Others still look for the rugged aspect of the devices like waterproof or resistant, dust proof, scratch proof and much more. Price is something that almost everyone keeps their eyes on.


    However, among all of these aspects, camera is one of the perks that has attracted most of the users. The increasing user's involvement in social networking media has made the role of camera more important. Moreover, India has more phone based internet users than PC users; hence, obviously it means that they are looking for better picture quality in phone's camera. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and many more are more updated from phone than PC in India.

    Thus GizBot has cared to come up with the comparison of devices that features the best camera. We have carefully taken Samsung Galaxy Note 2, Nokia Lumia 925, Samsung Galaxy S4, iPhone 5 and HTC One to have the perfect one price range comparison.  

    Taking most of the high end devices as the subject to the following comparison on the camera aspect, GizBot has made is less technical and more simple for the reader. Here is a brief rundown on the camera of the aforementioned five devices with the conclusion included on the last slide.

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    iPhone 5

    Apple's iPhone 5 has an 8-megapixel camera that offers the picture quality of 3264x2448 pixels and comes with an autofocus and LED flash. Along with a panorama features, the camera of iPhone 5 offers apps that can fix that. For example, theTouchRetouch app allows you to remove unwanted objects from your photo, including people, buildings, sun flares and more. In cases where the light source is just out of frame, the iPhone 5 suffers from its infamous ‘purple haze' issue.

    Samsung Galaxy S4

    Samsung I9500 Galaxy S4 however has a massive 13 MP CMOS camera that offers a picture resolution of 4128 x 3096 pixels and come packed with autofocus and LED flash. The camera features dual shot, simultaneous HD video and image recording, geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection, image stabilization and HDR. The camera also comes with a various modes that take the UI cues from the Samsung Galaxy Camera, users can quick tap the 'Mode' button below the on screen shutter that will give a scrollable wheel of options to choose from. These options include Drama Shot, Eraser mode and Beauty Shot, as well as cueing up the likes of HDR mode to improve the quality and light levels of the snaps.

    HTC One

    The HTC One uses a 4 megapixel camera with an "UltraPixel" image sensor that offers a picture quality of  2688 x 1520 pixelsand has autofocus and LED flash. While most high-end smartphones nowadays use 8 or 13 megapixel cameras, the size of the pixels in their sensors have ranged from 1.4 to 1.0 µm, both of which are considerably smaller in size. HTC claimed that its camera design could increase overall image quality, especially in low-light environments. The camera also includes optical image stabilization, and is further enhanced by improvements to HTC's camera software and the ImageChip 2 image processor.

    Samsung Galaxy Note 2

    Samsung Galaxy Note 2 on the other hand comes with a little lesser 8MP rear camera that offers a 3264x2448 pixel quality and comes with autofocus and LED flash. The camera comes with a simultaneous HD video and image recording feature, geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection and image stabilization. The Galaxy Note 2 uses a fixed f/2.6 aperture with a focal length of 3.6mm. It has also got a 1.9 Megapixels front facing camera.

    Nokia Lumia 925

    Nokia Lumia 925 doesn't come with a 41 MP shooter but with a 8.7-megapixel shooter backed up by optical image stabilization. The Lumia 925's camera also includes six physical lenses from Carl Zeiss Tessar and offers an f/2.0 aperture. It is also controlled by software algorithms thoroughly refined by Nokia's camera team. Moreover Nokia Lumia 925 can shoot photos at ISO3200 which means it is capable of taking the best low light images. On top of that it also houses a dual-LED flash that is very bright.


    To conclude the camera aspect of the five devices, Samsung Galaxy S4 should be the top one with a 13 MP camera and a better options and modes in the camera. However, iPhone and HTC may lag behind as they have a little features regarding the camera modes. However, following Samsung Galaxy S4 is definitely Nokia Lumia 925 and the third one is likely to be the Galaxy Note 2. Although Lumia 925 has a better low light imaging capability with a massive ISO compared to Galaxy S4 but the daylight shot would however count more obviously because most pictures are taken with enough light around.

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