Aloysius: The iPhone seems to do pretty well here, better than the 808. Despite its prowess in capturing detail, the 808 doesn't hold up well when it comes to focusing distance -- which means you won't be able to get up close and personal. The HTC One X's imaging algorithm seems to be overly aggressive, resulting in a very grainy image.
Jacqueline: For this test, we're also taking into account focusing distance; that's why you'll notice that the framing differs in each shot.
The HTC One X's picture is overly saturated and the edges of the petals seem to "bleed" into each other. The iPhone's shot gives the most detail on the 100 percent crop, but the 808's color reproduction is the most natural.
Shawn: Among the three, the iPhone 4S stands out, as it can focus the closest and rendered the sharpest of details such as the veins of the petal and the stigmata. The One X, on the other hand, seems oversaturated, which resulted in a loss of image detail. In terms of close focusing, the 808's minimum focusing distance was the farthest among the three.
June 14, 2012 11:45 AM PDT
Photo by: CNET Asia
| Caption by: Shawn Low, Aloysius Low, Jacqueline Seng
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