"We review the recently-announced MEIZU m2 note's cameras"
We were very pleased with this long shot sample taken at Hong Kong airport. There are several elements in the picture, and the camera has been able to capture them all in detail. Colours are true to life and exposure is even, and zooming in doesn't reveal much noise either.
The primary snapper's wide f/2.2 aperture has done justice to this close-up shot. The subject is in sharp focus, while the background has been successfully blurred.
Zooming in to the image above confirms that the camera hasn't neglected the tiny bee on the flower. You can see the details on the creature's wings and body, as well as the individual stamens at the centre of the flower.
Taken at midday, this shot is in dire need of some sprucing up. The harshness of the sun has caused the image to become underexposed, making it appear very dark.
The HDR mode has done its job to improve the overall brightness of the image, but the shadowed areas have been ignored. And while we appreciate that the haziness of the previous image has been addressed, the HDR mode has gone overboard while sharpening the photo.
This front camera sample was captured without the beauty mode. The skin tones appear natural and the subject is in focus, but you can spot quite a bit of grain despite the ample lighting.
Shot at night, the entrance to Beijing's Houhai lake is well illuminated despite the poor lighting. There are no light flares, and you can make out the various colours and patterns on the arch.
As with the previous image, colours have been captured accurately even in low light. The subjects are clearly visible, and the image hasn't been clouded by noise.
Turning on the flash has eliminated grain, but in the process colours seem to be washed out. And despite its dual-tone LEDs, the flash appears to be a cool white instead of a more balanced tone.
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