Four phones with a better camera than the iPhone 13 Pro Max and are cheaper

The iPhone 13 Pro Max is the best smartphone from the Cupertino company, and from the entire market, according to experts, waiting for the iPhone 14, which is already on the way and could arrive in September in the absence of official confirmation. The price of the current model goes from 1,259 euros (128GB) to 1,839 euros (1TB). A figure that invites us to think that we are facing the phone with the best camera, but it is not. There is four models, a little cheaper, that surpass it.

According to the experts of DxOMark, an independent website that classifies smartphones by their characteristics and quality, the iPhone 13 Pro Max camera is located in fifth position with 137 points. There are four smartphones that offer better results in the tests carried out. All of them they are Chinese and belong to the high end and they are ahead in this classification.

Honor Magic4 Pro (from 1,099 euros)
146 points

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This mobile, which has arrived in March 2022, has done so through the front door, standing out for having the best camera on the market, among other features. It has quad rear camera with a main sensor 50MP and a custom 8P lens. In addition, it has a 64 Mpx ultra wide angle sensor, a 64 Mpx periscopic telephoto lens and a 50 Mpx enhanced spectrum camera. As the main novelty, a new custom-made image processor for this phone.

With all this technology, it has scored 146 points in the tests carried out by DxOMark experts due to the quality of its photographs. “in all lighting conditions”, even at night. Your camera is specially designed to capture moving images. In addition, it stands out for its wide zoom and field of vision. Thanks to the OLED screen, it offers a playback of colors very faithful to reality. On the negative side, it highlights “the instability in the video autofocus” and the “dullness outdoors”, according to the same analysis.

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Huawei P50 Pro (from 1,199 euros)
144 points

Huawei P50 Pro

In second position we find this phone, which was released in July 2021, with dual array camera. The main one is from 50 megapixels and the wide angle, 13Mpx. The 64 MP⁠12 periscope telephoto lens brings distant objects closer, while the optics HUAWEI XD Greatly improves the quality of images. With zoom range up to 200x. In the analyzes he gets a good mark “in all test categories” due to the “great videos, photos and selfie videos”, as well as “viewing experience, particularly in low-light conditions and indoors. In addition, it is the number 1 when it comes to the selfie camera. In the downside, an “inaccurate preview: what you see is not as good as the final photo”, also “the default brightness is low outdoors.

Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra (from 1,199 euros)
143 points

Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra

On the back of this smartphone, which was released in March 2021, stands out a triple camera, with the ISOCELL GN2 sensor as the main novelty. The main chamber has 50 megapixels, but the other two are not far behind, as 48 megapixels for both the wide angle and the Telephoto lens with Sony IMX586 sensor. Compared to other similar phones, it stands out “the widest field of view with the wide angle, long-distance zoom performance and very accurate color on screen. Against, “the selfie camera” it falls short in terms of performance and quality. Even so, it closes the podium in third position for DxOMark.

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Huawei Mate 40 Pro + (from 902 euros)
139 points

Huawei Mate 40 Pro+

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The fourth place is occupied by this phone that in October 2020 was released as the ‘top 1’ in terms of camera. Over time it has been losing positions, but its five cameras They offer great quality. It is the best in “night photography performance” and offers a great level of detail in most conditions. Furthermore, it is the second best in selfie. On the downside, it “shows differences between the photo preview and the resulting image.”

iPhone 13 Pro Max (from 1,259 euros)
137 points

iPhone 13

In fifth place we find the triple camera of the iPhone 13 Pro Max. A telephone that has a 12MP Pro cameras with telephoto, wide angle and ultra wide angle, optical zoom, Smart HDR or True Tone flash with slow sync, among other features. Get “high quality image in all situations shooting, providing a pleasing color”. It lowers its performance in long-range photography” and in selfies, in which it shows “unnatural skin tones”.