Samsung i8 Review - Test Shots – Detail and Lens Performance Review

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”A range of general test shots are shown over the next two pages. In some cases, the full size image has been reduced for bandwidth purposes, and a crop taken from the original full resolution image has been placed below it to show the overall image quality. Some other pictures may be clicked to view the original full-size image.”


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Here’s the usual detail test shot of the West Window of Exeter Cathedral, for you to compare with other cameras. See below for a full res crop, or click to see the whole picture.


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The level of fine detail isn’t as good as some other recent Samsung compacts, but it’s not too bad.


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The lens performs reasonably well, with relatively little barrel distortion.


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Centre sharpness is good.


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Corner sharpness is also good, but there is a little chromatic aberration visible here.


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There is some purple fringing visible in this shot…


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…but it’s not too disasterous and would look OK on a small print.


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