Focus comparison

Front camera of the iPhone 11 Pro Max surpasses that of the XS Max, but not those of the main rivals

Months after analyzing and classifying the rear cameras of the iPhone 11 Pro Max – and days after the iPhone 11 -, the DXOMARK released its opinion on the frontal camera the top-of-the-line Apple model. Although the result was not what many speculated, it was enough to put the device on Top 10.

Before going deeper into the tests, it is worth remembering that the front camera of the iPhone 11 Pro Max has a 3D SL sensor with 12MP resolution and an aperture equivalent to a 23mm lens (ƒ / 2.2). In addition, the new flagship it has a sensor on the front camera capable of recording 4K videos at 60 frames per second.

That said, DXOMARK explained that the front camera of the iPhone 11 Pro Max offers a good improvement in image quality over the XS Max, calling the addition of the ultra-agular lens a “great advantage”. In addition to improvements in focus, the company also points out that photos in Portrait Mode are quite effective; at selfies itself were praised, with dynamic range and well-controlled skin tones even in very light conditions.

Without further ado, let’s check out the strengths and weaknesses of the front camera of the iPhone 11 Pro Max, according to DXOMARK:

Exposure and contrast

Similarly to the XS Max, the exposure on the iPhone 11 Pro Max is not as good as that of its main competitors, but it does have some strengths, with an emphasis on the Intelligent HDR, which ensures control of the person / object highlighted in bright light conditions . In the example below, the iPhone maintains good levels of contrast and exposure.