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DXOMARK says Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max is the best camera phone in the US, what do you think?

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Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra is unquestionably the best camera smartphone available worldwide. Meanwhile, DXOMARK believes just the opposite that US consumers would not admit that the Apple iPhone 14 Pro is the best camera phone in the country.

According to DXOMARK camera test, the iPhone 14 Pro has some problems such as occasional highlight clipping in skies, luminance noise in indoor photos, occasional white balance casts on photos taken in mixed lighting and ringing around subjects in photos and videos.

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On the other hand, the Galaxy S22 Ultra (Snapdragon) got thumbs up by DXOMARK for various segments of the camera and photography functionality such as accurate white balance and good detail, good exposure and wide dynamic range, nice color and good exposure in flash-off night shots.

Apart from this, DXOMARK reviewers praised the Galaxy S22 Ultra for its accurate subject isolation and blur gradient in bokeh mode, accurate exposure and wide dynamic range in bright light and indoor video and nice color and skin tones in video.

Not that all, the Samsung’s camera beast is capable of accurate face tracking in video and effective video stabilization when walking while recording. But still, the review platform believes that the iPhone 14 Pro is the best camera phone available in the United States with 146 points on the table.

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If we talk about the DXOMARK’s Galaxy S22 Ultra review, it got just 135 points and is located on the 4th spot of best camera phones available in the US. The new iPhone 14 Pro is on top, while the iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max are listed in 2nd and 3rd place, respectively.

Here’s a quick comparison of Galaxy S22 Ultra and iPhone 14 Pro camera specs:

Galaxy S22 Ultra:

  • Primary: 108 MP 1/1.33″ sensor, 0.8μm pixels, 24mm-equivalent, f/1.8-aperture lens, OIS, PDAF, Laser-AF
  • Ultra-wide: 12MP 1/2.55″ sensor, 1.4μm pixels, 13mm-equivalent, f/2.2-aperture lens, Dual Pixel AF
  • Telephoto 1: 10MP 1/3.52″ sensor, 1.12μm pixels, 230mm-equivalent, f/4.9-aperture lens, Dual Pixel AF, 10x optical zoom
  • Telephoto 2: 10MP 1/3.52″ sensor, 1.12μm pixels, 70mm equivalent, f/2.4-aperture lens, Dual Pixel AF, 3x optical zoom

iPhone 14 Pro:

  • Primary: 48MP sensor, 24 mm equivalent f/1.78 -aperture lens, second generation sensor-shift OIS, Dual Pixel AF
  • Ultra-wide: 12MP sensor, 13mm equivalent f/2.2-aperture lens, Dual Pixel AF
  • Telephoto: 12MP sensor, 77 mm equivalent f/2.8-aperture lens, OIS

DXOMARK’s stand:

On its website, the review platform mentioned that the DXOMARK scores in the rankings reflect the device’s performance and the quality of the user experience. These scores, trusted by the industry, are backed up by exhaustive protocols that gather hundreds of measurements run in DXOMARK’s laboratories.

What do you think about DXOMARK’s rankings for the best camera phone in the US? Feel free to share your thoughts with us via social media.

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James is the lead content creator on Sammy Fans and mostly works on Samsung's firmware section. His first phone was the Galaxy S4 and continues to get new S series devices. Most of the time, James tries to learn about new technologies and gadgets but he also sneaks a bit of free time to nearby rivers and nature.

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Samsung’s Camera Assistant arrives on Galaxy S21 FE, get it here

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Samsung’s Galaxy S21 FE now supports the Camera Assistant app. The company has silently brought this upgrade to one of its popular Fan Edition smartphones. However, some Camera Assistant features available in flagship phones don’t arrive on the S21 FE.

Folks over at SamMobile highlight that Camera Assistant support for Galaxy S21 FE went live in January this year. It’s worth noting that the Camera Assistant app received its last update in January, which probably made the S21 FE-supported model.

Camera Assistant is a free-to-download app available on the Galaxy Store. Support for S21 FE was initially planned to arrive with a One UI 6.0 upgrade. The company has also fulfilled its promise, while this significant development didn’t fall under our radar.

Once downloaded, you will be able to make changes to the stock camera application. Camera Assistant allows you to bring a 2x zoom button to the camera viewfinder, picture softening, burst shot when using the timer, distortion correction, and disable long press video recording.

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Samsung pledges two free Care+ claims per year in India

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Samsung Care+ is a stunning service that users can combine with the device while purchasing. In a recent development, Samsung announced Galaxy users will now be able to raise two claims per year.

The Samsung Care+ program now covers two claims per year in India. The new policy applies to all kinds of Care+ plans that include Accidental and Liquid Damage Protection and Screen Protection only. Previously, it covered two claims within two years.

It’s a pretty significant decision the company has taken given consumer satisfaction. We’ve observed cases of consumer dissatisfaction with authorized Samsung centers and staff assigned there. They either lack idea about the latest flagship products or delay unusually.

The company offers the Care+ subscription for free with flagship devices in select countries. Paying a one-time fee, you can raise a claim at authorized Samsung service centers.

It ensures your Galaxy device is repaired through an official channel at a minimal cost. Samsung’s Care+ program is available for smartphones, laptops, tablets, and other devices.

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9th Samsung Galaxy Ring variant surfaces

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So it’s now almost confirmed that the Samsung Galaxy Ring would be available in 9 sizes. Earlier, the company’s upcoming smart device was spotted in 8 variants. Now, the latest listing confirms the existence of the ninth version, which was missing in the past.

As spotted by 91mobiles, the 9th model of Samsung Galaxy Ring has now been spotted on Bluetooth SIG certification. Notably, the ninth Galaxy Ring variant (model number SM-Q503) brings support for Bluetooth 5.4, aligning with the rumors we’ve heard in the past.

Ring variants denote different sizes of Samsung’s upcoming wearable device, making a praiseworthy array for consumers. The South Korean tech giant unveiled the Galaxy Ring at the Mobile World Congress. It is expected to be launched at the Galaxy Unpacked in July.

The South Korean tech giant is expected to launch the Galaxy Ring in three color options including Ceramic Black, Platinum Silver, and Gold. Additionally, the largest Ring model is slated to have a larger battery than the remaining variants.

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