Honor 20 Pro Ranks Third in DxOMark After Huawei P30 Pro and Galaxy S10 5G

Honor 20 Pro

As planned, the Honor 20 Pro has been sent to DxOMark for review. Today, this handset was officially announced along with its siblings. And at the same time, DxOMark announced the 20 Pro score – 111 points, ranking third.

Honor 20 Pro

According to DxOMark’s review, the Honor 20 Pro comes with a quad-camera module, which includes a 48-megapixel main camera (anti-shake and ultra-fast f/1.4 aperture) and a 3x telephoto lens. (There is also a 16-megapixel super wide-angle lens and a dedicated 2-megapixel macro camera, but neither is within their current benchmark.)

Main camera specifications:

  • Four lens configuration
  • Main camera: Sony IMX586 1/2-inch 48-megapixel Quad-Bayer sensor (12MP output size), f/1.4 lens, equivalent focal length 28 mm, optical image stabilization (OIS)
  • Telephoto lens: 8-megapixel 1/4.4 inch sensor, f/2.48 lens, 80 mm equivalent focal length
  • Ultra wide-angle lens: 16-megapixel 1/360-inch sensor, f/2.2 lens
  • Macro lens: 2MP
  • Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF)
  • 2160p (4K) / 30fps video
  • Kirin 980 chipset

DxOMark review

The Honor 20 Pro performs well in various tests for both photo and video, with no obvious weaknesses. That’s why it is among the best cameraphones. In terms of zoom, its performance is only behind the current best zoom phone – Huawei P30 Pro.

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Photo Pros

Noise well under control

Fast, accurate, and repeatable autofocus

Good dynamic range in most conditions

Good detail in close- and medium-range zoom shots

Decent detail and little light fall-off in flash shots

Good subject isolation and nice shape to bokeh

Video Pros

Efficient stabilization

Good detail in bright light and indoor scenes

Fast and accurate autofocus

Bright and vivid colors

Photo cons

Soft image edges

Lack of fine detail, especially in bright light

White balance casts can be noticeable in some conditions

Occasional unnatural color rendering

Video cons

Occasional blue cast in outdoor videos

Visible noise in indoor and low-light conditions

Loss of detail in low light

Limited dynamic range

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