1. Arsenic17's Avatar
    Below I am offering a comparison of photos taken on default settings from the Lumia 1020 (5mp oversampled photo), 920 (regular 8.7mp photo), and iPhone 5 (8 mp photo?)

    Lumia 1020

    1020_1[1]

    Lumia 920

    920_1[1]

    iPhone 5

    photo

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    Lumia 1020

    1020_2[1]

    Lumia 920

    920_2[1]

    iPhone 5

    iPhone 5_2

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    Lumia 1020

    1020_3[1]

    Lumia 920

    920_3[1]
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    Lumia 1020

    1020_4[1]

    iPhone 5

    photo(1)

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    Lumia 1020

    1020_5[1]

    Lumia 920

    920_5[1]
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    Lumia 1020

    1020_6[1]

    Lumia 920

    920_6[1] by Arsenic17, on Flickr

    iPhone 5

    photo(2)
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    Lumia 1020

    1020_7[1]

    iPhone 5

    photo(3)
    Attached Thumbnails wp_20130726_14_27_21_pro-1-.jpg  
    07-27-2013 12:26 AM
  2. palandri's Avatar
    So you own all three phones?
    07-27-2013 12:28 AM
  3. Laura Knotek's Avatar
    The iPhone 5 pictures definitely look the worst. The colours look washed out.
    07-27-2013 12:29 AM
  4. Arsenic17's Avatar
    So you own all three phones?
    No actually I have the 920 and 1020. The iPhone 5 was my buddy's, who was taking the photos himself.

    Not the greatest comparisons. But at least they can put to bed the Lumia 920/1020 terrible in daylight stuff that somehow still chugs on.

    Check out some of my photos in this thread for some awesome 1020 shots.
    Laura Knotek likes this.
    07-27-2013 12:53 AM
  5. lemonsteveo's Avatar
    Nice comparison. Some amazing detail on the 1020. Does really show that the 1020 is in a league of its own. The iphone 5 ones looks more like paintings due to the noise reduction.
    07-27-2013 01:42 AM
  6. Sanjay Chandra's Avatar
    The iPhone 5 pictures definitely look the worst. The colours look washed out.
    Actually iPhone 5's camera and 808 Pureview 's Camera produce colors closest to natural colors while Lumia pics are saturated.

    Images of Lumias are saturated purposefully because Nokia thinks people like saturated images better. (from feedback they got from consumers)

    Note that , Saturation doesn't mean over-saturated pics , maybe "punchy" shots (like Nokia said)
    07-27-2013 01:55 AM
  7. Kissanviikset's Avatar
    Green colour speciallyis bit off putting. Doesn't look natural at all. Sometimes it looks right but most of time it is just too bright green. You need to under expose photo to make greens look natural.

    When there is lots of grass or leafed trees, camera goes freak and photos can look like this


    front part and left part of photo looks natural but in rest of photo green colour is blown out. That could have been corrected by lowerin EV value a bit since that photo is clearly over exposed. All photos taken on auto settings seems to suffer over exposing and Nokia should take look on that. Everyone should notice that and check their exposure better. It probably corrects lots of colour problems too.

    Over exposed photos are impossible to correct later, but slight under expose is easily corrected.
    Last edited by Kissanviikset; 07-27-2013 at 02:46 AM.
    07-27-2013 02:31 AM
  8. omglilol's Avatar
    we need 100% crops dude. what does the big *** offer?
    07-27-2013 09:24 AM
  9. hcrick's Avatar
    Great comparison Arsenic17. To my eyes and on my monitor the iphone has the best white and colour balance. Easily fixed manually prior to snapping or in post processing though. For resolution and detail between ip5 and 920 I give the slight edge to ip5 but not by much. The 1020 is easily superior to both in this regard.
    07-27-2013 10:27 AM
  10. PepsimanLeh's Avatar
    IMO iPhone 5 does a great job, beat 920 in detail and colour. However the King is 1020, no doubt :)
    07-28-2013 10:09 AM
  11. ajst222's Avatar
    Thanks for the side by side comparisons! The iPhone 5 is definitely the blotchiest
    Ammar Alhebshi likes this.
    07-28-2013 10:14 AM
  12. Arsenic17's Avatar
    IMO iPhone 5 does a great job, beat 920 in detail and colour. However the King is 1020, no doubt :)
    I will admit my 920 may not be the best to compare with. I took it apart many times to fix different issues, and was not really careful at all. I noticed it doesnt take nearly as good of pictures as it used to. Not sure what it is. My front facing camera is defintely weird now too. It blurs photos and distorts near the edges. iPhone 5 and 1020 were sealed and working condition as from the factory though!
    07-28-2013 06:23 PM
  13. inteller's Avatar
    iphone5 photo 2 beat both in that one example....sorry.

    The rest were a toss up between the 1020 and 920 honestly. I don't mind the warmer picture the 920 is taking, obviously the 1020 is doing better color reproduction in most cases.
    08-01-2013 12:12 PM
  14. lce123's Avatar
    As far as detail the 1020 wins
    08-02-2013 09:52 AM
  15. PepsimanLeh's Avatar
    I will admit my 920 may not be the best to compare with. I took it apart many times to fix different issues, and was not really careful at all. I noticed it doesnt take nearly as good of pictures as it used to. Not sure what it is. My front facing camera is defintely weird now too. It blurs photos and distorts near the edges. iPhone 5 and 1020 were sealed and working condition as from the factory though!
    Well.. Phones get old too :p
    08-03-2013 05:28 AM
  16. spiroskef's Avatar
    Does the 920 have the amber update?
    09-06-2013 11:37 AM
  17. Arsenic17's Avatar
    Does the 920 have the amber update?
    No Amber yet for Lumia 920 on ATT in USA. Especially when these photos were taken like 8 weeks ago.
    09-08-2013 10:40 AM
  18. Mat Kfgb's Avatar
    after see this comparision, I concluded that indeed the 1020 has a bitte more sharp in the photo but NOT THAT MUCH. there is no a big diference 1020/920 photos to justify change mi phone to a 1020.
    07-24-2014 01:25 PM

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