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  1. Chris_Kez's Avatar
    I did a quick comparison using Photosynth on my L920 and my old iPhone 4. I captured the same 360 degree panorama and it looked better on the iPhone. The stitching was cleaner and the image detail was better.

    I'm bummed, and surprised. In just about every other camera situation I've tried, the Lumia has easily bested my iPhone 4. Maybe the algorithms are a little different, or they're compressing the images differently. It would be nice to have some controls over that stuff.

    Anyone else out there that can do a similar test? My next step may be to see if I can view them both using the desktop client, or recreate them on the desktop from original images.

    If the quality of this app doesn't improve I'll start thinking of it more as a novelty and less as a creative tool.
    03-06-2013 06:38 PM
  2. gsquared's Avatar
    Post the screens or I call BS!
    03-06-2013 07:14 PM
  3. msualum's Avatar
    Agreed - post!!!
    03-06-2013 07:25 PM
  4. Chris_Kez's Avatar
    I think these should work (warning: neither of these is particularly well done):

    http://photosynth.net/view/575081d1-...7-0e175a1814be

    http://photosynth.net/view/1425b67d-...d-469098998b59
    Last edited by Chris_Kez; 03-07-2013 at 07:19 AM.
    03-06-2013 08:22 PM
  5. Chill510's Avatar
    Interesting....i will be testing this out on my L810
    03-06-2013 08:34 PM
  6. Chris_Kez's Avatar
    Please do. I'm hoping my test was a fluke.
    03-07-2013 02:31 AM
  7. Dadstar0410's Avatar
    IDK what you're talking about, bur I think the Lumia 920 has the better panorama.
    03-07-2013 05:57 AM
  8. Chris_Kez's Avatar
    I just looked at them side by side on the desktop client and I think the difference is much smaller. The differences were more apparent when comparing the results with phones in hand.
    I think the difference is actually the phones or the apps. I went back and opened the iPhone pano on both devices, then opened the Lumia pano on both phones, and I swear each pano looked a smidge better on the iPhone 4 (it was also a tiny bit faster to load and smoother at first). Arggg.... Pattern detail on that ugly couch was a little crisper; the cabinets looked a tiny bit better. This is driving me a little crazy. I'm convinced that the iOS app is somehow doing things a little differently.
    03-07-2013 07:43 AM
  9. BIGPADDY's Avatar
    Looks the same to me
    03-07-2013 02:16 PM

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