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Huawei Mate 30 Pro is new highest-rated camera phone on DxOMark

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That was fast. After Samsung kicked the P30 Pro off its perch with the Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5G on image-quality ratings site DxOMark in August, Huawei is back at the top with its latest flagship.

(Update, October 22: We have a date! Read Huawei Mate 30, Mate 30 Pro PH launch date revealed.)

(Update, October 18: Local pricing is out! Read How much the Huawei Mate 30, Mate 30 Pro will cost in the Philippines.)

(Update October 4: Our review is up! Read Huawei Mate 30 Pro review: An ideal mate?)

SEE ALSO: Unboxing the Huawei Mate 30 Pro flagship phone and How to install Google Play Store, apps on Huawei Mate 30 series

The Huawei Mate 30 Pro is the new camera king, achieving a total score of 121 — or four points more than Samsung’s 5G phone. A huge part of it is because of the device’s jaw-dropping photography rating of 131. By comparison, the Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5G scored 126.

Top 10 camera phones on DxOMark as of Sept 26, 2019, via Revu Philippines

Top 10 camera phones on DxOMark as of September 26, 2019

According to DxOMark, the Mate 30 Pro is excellent in almost all still-image categories, but where the handset really shines is in texture and noise.

“The smartphone achieves the top scores for both attributes individually, which is unusual, given that a noise-free image typically means a loss of detail and vice-versa,” it explained.

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In the videography department, the Huawei Mate 30 Pro got a high score of 100 — just one point less than the Note 10 Plus 5G’s 101 rating.

Refer to the image below for the summary of DxOMark’s test results. You can check out the full review here. It may “just” be a guide, but it’s still worth a read.

Huawei Mate 30 Pro camera's photography and videography pros and cons by DxoMark via Revu Philippines

Huawei Mate 30 Pro: Photography and videography pros and cons

Huawei Mate 30 Pro specs

  • 6.53-inch FHD+ OLED display, 2,400 x 1,176 resolution, 18.4:9 aspect ratio
  • 7nm Octa-core Kirin 990 processor
  • 8GB RAM
  • 128GB/256GB expandable storage
  • Quad: 40MP, f/1.6 main camera; 40MP, f/1.8 ultra-wide-angle camera; 8MP, f/2.4 telephoto camera; 3D depth sensor
  • 32-megapixel front camera
  • 3D face unlock
  • Fingerprint sensor (in-screen)
  • 4,500mAh battery with 40-watt fast wired charging, 27-watt wireless charging
  • EMUI 10 based on Android 10

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Editor-in-chief: Alora Uy Guerrero has 22 years of experience as an editor for print and digital publications such as Yahoo. She took time off journalism to manage OPPO’s digital-marketing campaigns. When not busy with her babies, she’s working on Revü, a passion project — or probably traveling or obsessing over her favorite bands, movies, TV shows, and basketball teams.