Pixel XL vs. iPhone 7 Plus: Battle of the cameras

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Does Google’s new Pixel phone really have the best camera ever put in a smartphone? We tested it against Apple’s dual-lens iPhone 7 Plus to find out.

Google Pixel review: http://bit.ly/2dl5lSa
iPhone 7 Plus review: http://bit.ly/2ciWrW6
Pixel vs iPhone: 5 things Google does better: http://bit.ly/2cXmm4t
iPhone 7 Plus vs Pixel XL: Which one shoots better video?: http://bit.ly/2fcLd2h

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  1. You should've not used a tripod in low light you should emulate how normal people take photos, or maybe you did that cause the pixel doesn't have OIS which would make it preform way worse without a tripod

  2. for me what happens with cameras is similar to what happens with screens. Samsung always produce unnatural and more saturated colors. strangely no word is spoken about how the colors produced by both cameras relate to the actual objects being shot. I personally prefer the iPhone camera in most of the shots

  3. You're not testing the cameras but the algorithms the software uses to produce the jpegs. A real test would be to have the RAW/DNG files and test the dynamic range, chromatic aberrations, high ISO noise in low light etc in Adobe LIghtroom.
    This is BS, not a test.

  4. APPLE fans only come with one reason which we all are aware off.. cant accept it iDiots.. you r going to use 10 different photo editing tools later on to saturate and sharpen your photos.. but pixel already does it for u. we can clearly see the difference between both cameras here. 7plus is good but Pixel shits on it.

  5. I don't like these videos from big companies like CNET they always go to the flavor of the day no matter if it's apple or Google or lg or whatever and cuz it's the new phone course they going to make sure they spend more time focusing on the new phone to up selling it

  6. Yeay!! It's time for Samsung to 'LOL' at Apple.. Congratulations! Now it's officially explodable.. Wtf cook! Even after your stuff hurted sb's face, you haven't even said anything? Appreciate Samsung so much for their gentleness

  7. The Pixel is so much better than the iphone in every single way, except for water resistance. The pictures and videos are better; It's not over-saturated like apple users say, it does make more pleasing photos with great colors, better stabilization, and better dynamic range. The AI is better with Google Assistant, often answering questions two to three times faster than Siri. The android os is better and more intuitive. To be honest i find pure stock android simpler than ios, but I guess it just depends on what you are used to, and its more customizable. I can make my phone look like how I want it look, not like how a company thinks my phone should look. I even have the ability to play my old nes and gameboy games with ease whenever i want. I can download songs for free on my phone whenever i want. Also, you can find a lot of apps on the play store for free, that cost money on the app store. There's even entire categories of apps that the app store will never have. And the reception is better as well. There's 24/7 support built into the phone, easily found in the settings with a swipe to the right, where you can chat with someone to help you. It's very fast and snappy without any lag. There's no camera bump. There's a headphone jack. There's fast charging. It has better battery life and a higher resolution amoled display. It has a better screen to bezel size ratio. There's free unlimited storage for photos and videos at original quality on google photos. And if you truly think the phone is ugly, then slapping a D brand skin on it will make it look pretty dope. And also, you can expect a lot more features to come next year on the pixel 2.

  8. I prefer Android to Apple any day, and agree the Pixel has an overall better camera, but the low light test was unrealistic.
    I know it is to try to eliminate user error from the test, but hardly anyone is going to use a tripod for their regular low light shots. I suspect without OIS, the Pixel XL would be much more difficult to get a decent shot in low light by hand.

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