iPhone 6 against the “SLR» Canon 5D Mark III: comparison of image quality




If we talk about the camera of today’s smartphones, the arms race has recently slowed down a bit. Gone are the days when a phone manufacturer worried only about how many megapixels on the packaging they boast today we are talking about quality. IPhone camera always gave a good picture and good quality of the video, so the list of priorities is the improvement for the iPhone 6 dropped to the point “not critical.”


Nevertheless, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus is able to make a really high quality photos with a resolution of 3264 x 2448 pixels, which, if desired, can be printed in a large enough format. Lens device used f / 2,2 with autofocus and dual flash. The camera can shoot panoramic photos up to 43 megapixels and record Full HD video at 60 frames per second, and slo-mo video at up to 240 frames per second (720p). The iPhone 6 Plus has optical image stabilization system.

And what if we compare the iPhone 6 with a professional SLR camera Canon EOS 5D Mark III, decided journalist Lew Hitchinson. He made a series of test pictures with the same position and published examples online Arstechnica.

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iPhone 6

Canon 5D Mark III

iPhone 6

Canon 5D Mark III

The difference between the images, according to Hitchinson evident. “SLR» Canon $ 100 thousand. Rubles. Having resolution of 22.3 megapixels, large sensor and high-quality lenses, provides greater detail and accurate color reproduction. It has a wide range of settings. In low lighting conditions, for example, you can increase the shutter speed, getting high-quality images. At the same time, the iPhone camera 6 can not be called bad, especially considering the price difference between the two devices.

iPhone 6

Canon 5D Mark III

iPhone 6

Canon 5D Mark III

Of course, smart phones will never replace Hasselblad, Leica or Nikon. However, the iPhone 6, which allows to make decent shots under normal conditions, can be considered as a substitute for a compact camera. In certain situations, even professional photographers refuse to bulky professional cameras and used for shooting smartphones Apple.

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