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babyexercise

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Even S22 Ultra camera hardware is same as S21 Ultra, they claim the camera is much better now, then 13 Pro Max is far behind?
 

MacLappy

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Even S22 Ultra camera hardware is same as S21 Ultra, they claim the camera is much better now, then 13 Pro Max is far behind?

Depends what you are looking for, base on this reviewer, If you are looking for a more fun/versatile shooter the Samsung is your pick.

On the other hand, the iPhone is the phone he would recommend people to use for both Photos and videos.

His comment on the camera to pick
- for photography @ 9:26 of video
- for videography @ 15:26 of video

https://youtu.be/y4M-hmNsSNw
 

John981

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I think we‘re at a point where you can‘t really go wrong with any of the flagship phones, meaning differences won‘t be significant for most scenarios.

If you value specifics like a good zoom, then maybe the S22 will be the better pick.
 
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TechRunner

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Agree with the others. Tough to call either one better, unless you're exclusively shooting video. The iPhone wins in that case, based on my research.
 

robertjoe

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I don't think so, even the S22 ultra is outside of the top 10, currently sits 14th.
 

Observerxx

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it depends but according to some reviews s22 Ultra camera doesn’t shine among the various flagship phones.
 

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ian87w

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If you like zooming more than 5x often, the S22 ultra is the ticket. Cannot beat an actual hardware feature.

But other than that, imo it’s a wash. If you like social media though, the iPhone is still better.
 

babyexercise

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iPhone 13 Pro Max

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Dxomark always ranks Chinese brands as top phones, very likely they rank by $$$
 
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The Game 161

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iPhone still best for video but s22 ultra does have a better camera system owning both. Zoom wise it’s miles ahead. Ultra HDR is superior an area where 13 pro max suffers.

14 pro has work to do to catch up in certain areas.
 

tedley

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S22 Ultra made it to top 5 on this list!

No 4 to be precise, still behind the iPhone 13 Pro Max which is @ No 1.

Seeing how there are no Chinese smartphones on this list, I am suspecting it is restricted to only smartphones available in the U.S.

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/best-phone-cameras,review-2272.html
This wasn't really a review. It was more of a feature comparison. Apple always adds 'fancy-sounding new features'. Don't get me wrong. I like Apple. But this article was meant for the casual user. For anyone looking for an article with a shred of critical analysis, this one falls way short of the mark. Parts of it even sound like they could have been copy/pasted from Apple's website.
 

doolar

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Most Android phones cameras suffer from unreliability and inconsistency. Missed shots, shutter lag, images disappearing etc.

To me this far outweigh any quality differences. The camera may be the best in the entire world, but if it miss out on the moment, it’s useless. MKBHD mentioned this issue in his S22 review, I had a co-worker with a S20 that suffered from this too.
 

babyexercise

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Most Android phones cameras suffer from unreliability and inconsistency. Missed shots, shutter lag, images disappearing etc.

To me this far outweigh any quality differences. The camera may be the best in the entire world, but if it miss out on the moment, it’s useless. MKBHD mentioned this issue in his S22 review, I had a co-worker with a S20 that suffered from this too.

This is true, iphone camera is so stable and so fast, it captures the moment in like 0.3 second while my last Sony phone took 2 seconds lol
 

MacLappy

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This wasn't really a review. It was more of a feature comparison. Apple always adds 'fancy-sounding new features'. Don't get me wrong. I like Apple. But this article was meant for the casual user. For anyone looking for an article with a shred of critical analysis, this one falls way short of the mark. Parts of it even sound like they could have been copy/pasted from Apple's website.

Sorry buddy, the only technical site which has the S22 ultra camera system properly reviewed, namely DXOMARK, has already been unfairly critic by detractors in this thread, not much options left.
 

tedley

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Sorry buddy, the only technical site which has the S22 ultra camera system properly reviewed, namely DXOMARK, has already been unfairly critic by detractors in this thread, not much options left.
Yeah, the entire article was pretty useless for all devices mentioned. It's really hard to find good reviews. For the most part, articles that are called reviews are not much more than copy-and-paste from the vendors web sites. Really sad.
 
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