1. Kissanviikset's Avatar
    I made small low light photo comparison against my 1520.

    Take a look here: https://onedrive.live.com/?id=A7E6EC...E6EC70CBC020D7

    950XL is superior in auto mode but 1520 can produce comparable result in manual mode but only if you can take shot which isn't blurry.

    This image sums it up how cameras differ each other


    950XL lens is so much faster that your chance to get blurry free shot in low ISO setting is greatly increased. I also noticed that 950XL shoots way brighter photos when using default exposure. You need to use -1.3 step adjust to bring it down to 1520 levels. There doesn't seem to be difference in noise levels at same ISO setting between devices.

    Colours seems to be better on 1520 but that's just because 950XL over brightens photos. Bringing exposure down makes colours look same like on 1520.

    It needs to take more photos on different scenes to reveal true differences but it's clear when going to extreme dark scenes 1520 can't compete anymore. When in situations where there is more light 1520 can take equally good photos. Obviously 950XL can freeze motion also way better without going to extreme ISO settings.

    Oh, and issues with lens flares are much smaller on 950XL, which are obvious on 1520 case.

    NOTE: on one comparison image phones are on different sides like on other images, my bad
    Last edited by Kissanviikset; 12-07-2015 at 05:02 PM.
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    12-07-2015 04:44 PM
  2. gpobernardo's Avatar
    So, which one was taken with the 950XL and which one was from the 1520?
    12-07-2015 09:37 PM
  3. snakebitten's Avatar
    I have to agree. In low light, I could manually get the 1520 to compete with what the 950XL seems to be delivering with nothing but a manual ISO setting. I'm still amazed with the 1520's capabilities. But the 950 just begs me to learn its promising refinements.
    12-07-2015 09:53 PM
  4. helichrysum's Avatar
    Man was I relieved when I downloaded one of your pictures and zoomed in! The last one in the group from your link that shows the crosswalk is strikingly better on the left side. The natural colors and the detail are tremendous compared to the picture on the right. When I zoomed in on the left I noticed that file said 950 XL and 1520 on the right. Good step forward by micronokia making it easier to get the good shots.

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    12-07-2015 11:32 PM

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