Sony Xperia Z1 camera samples, fresh off the IFA booth

The Sony Xperia Z1 went official yesterday at IFA in Berlin, and today we’ve got the camera samples taken directly from our visit to the Sony booth.

First up are several 16:9 camera samples in the maximum allowable resolution for that aspect ratio, 8MP. You’ll see some accurate colors and good dynamic range considering the interior lighting, but the oversharpening filter is working overtime to restore the sharpness lost after the generous noise reduction. At 8MP these shots have been downsampled from what essentially is a 20MP sensor, so the photos noise levels have certainly benefited from that.

   

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