Not even one hour since 3 was officially presented and DxOMark has already published the results of the mobile tests. The camera of the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 obtains a more than outstanding score, with an average score of 103 points, 108 obtained in the field of photography, and 93 in video. How does this leave the top of the range of Xiaomi compared to the cameras of the competition?
The main camera of the device sports a double 12 MP sensor with aperture ƒ / 1.8 and pixel size 1.4 + a second 12 MP sensor with aperture ƒ / 2.4 and pixel size 1.0. Regarding the front, we also have two sensors. in this case it is a double lens of 24 MP + 2 MP with aperture ƒ / 2.4 1.8 enhanced with AI functions that allow to alter the blur in both components.
At first the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 has the same camera hardware as the Mi 8, but its software and image processing algorithms have managed to offer higher quality results. DxOMark highlights the good color, dynamic range, texture and flash performance in the photographs obtained, while at the video recording level, the performance is very similar to that of , although it has improved stabilization.
But not everything is as beautiful as they are painted, and the company specializing in analyzing mobile cameras also highlights the negative points of the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 camera . In this case, a high noise level is mentioned in high contrast scenes, an inconsistent bokeh effect in portrait mode and, again, a lot of noise visible when recording video in low light.
Ahead of the iPhone X and S9 Plus, behind the Note 9 and Huawei P20 Pro
There is no doubt, at least until we try it with our own hands, that Xiaomi has done a great job with the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 . The brand has been able to tie with HTC and Samsung in the comparative table of DxOMark cameras , since both the new mobile of the Chinese firm and the HTC U12 + as the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 reach 103 points. However , Xiaomi’s new smartphone falls to 5th place due to slight deficiencies when it comes to recording video.
According to the prices of the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 , since all the variants mount the same double rear and front camera, this is the cheapest mobile of the Top 5 of smartphones with the best camera on the market , but also its price is lower than that of other phones that are, in comparison, behind Xiaomi’s mobile like or , who is relegated to the tenth place in the DxOMark list.
We hope to take the glove sooner rather than later to the phone to analyze the phone in depth and issue our own verdict on the camera of the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 .