Renown camera rating site – DxOMark – just released the review for the Huawei Mate 20 X; specifically the 4G version and not 5G alternative. This device is one of four Mate 20 series phones released in October of 2018. Now, since its camera configuration is similar to the Mate 20 Pro, the final score is just 1 point lower than the former; thus making it rank 16th with a score of 111.
Huawei Mate 20 X Reviewed on DxOMark: 1 Point Below Mate 20 Pro
Going into details, we learn that the Mate 20 X has a three-camera setup, providing dedicated cameras for wide-angle, ultra-wide-angle and telephoto photography. Its main camera uses a 40MP 1 / 1.7-inch Quad-Bayer sensor with f / 1.8 aperture and a final output of 10MP images; the telephoto camera has a 1 / 4-inch sensor with 8MP resolution, an equivalent focal length of 80 mm, optical image stabilization (OIS) and 3x optical zoom; finally, there’s a 1 / 2.7-inch sensor with 20MP resolution and 16mm equivalent lens for ultra wide angle photography.
Camera main specifications:
- Main camera: 40-megapixel 1 / 1.7-inch Quad-Bayer sensor (10-megapixel output), with equivalent 27mm f / 1.8 lens
- Telephoto lens: 8-megapixel 1 / 4-inch sensor (10-megapixel output), f / 2.4 optical image stabilization lens, 80 mm equivalent focal length
- Ultra-wide-angle lens: 20MP 1 / 2.7-inch sensor, equivalent to 16mm f / 2.2 lens
- Phase detection laser assisted autofocus
- 4K video, 2160p / 30fps (1080p / 30fps gyroscope electronic image stabilization)
As far as the score is concerned, the Mate 20 X scored 118 points in the photography part of the review. Showing excellent performance and ranking among the top 20 in the DxOMark ranking; at only 1 point less than Huawei Mate 20 Pro.
Meanwhile in the video side, the smartphone scored 97 points, the same score as the Mate 20 Pro and once again ranked among the top 20 in their database.
The device showed an usually good exposure along with a wide dynamic range under most test conditions. Colors were pleasant and white balance was accurate. Finally, exposure and white balance adjustments were also particularly smooth under different lighting conditions.
You can learn more about specific aspects of the review on DxOMark‘s official website.