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New HTC Butterfly2 Camera is even better than M8

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19th August 2014, 04:21 PM   |  #1  
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This is a first hand camera Hong Kong review of HTC Butterfly 2 and do a comparison with E8 and M8. It's real real surprised..... the 13M Duo, Imagechip 2.0, f/2.0 on B2 beats E8/M8 on ALL condition in terms of WB, exposure value, color and details! UltraPixel loss the fight even at low light. This HTC camera is very amazing!
19th August 2014, 04:37 PM   |  #2  
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Good job at comparing 4 mpx with 13 mpx camera.
you certainly know which is better
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19th August 2014, 06:01 PM   |  #3  
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There is no true low light test in this article; only a contrast lighting test (mixed high/low lighting). A night photo with bright neon lights is not low light.

Indoor with low artificial lighting, or outside without the big neon lights would be a better indication of whether the Ultrapixel is doing what its supposed to, or if the Butterfly 2 camera can still beat it out in low light.
19th August 2014, 07:13 PM   |  #4  
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Good job at comparing 4 mpx with 13 mpx camera.
you certainly know which is better

That's not entirely true, beside the megapixel war the color, wb, exposure value is also much better as I already mentioned.
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There is no true low light test in this article; only a contrast lighting test (mixed high/low lighting). A night photo with bright neon lights is not low light.

Indoor with low artificial lighting, or outside without the big neon lights would be a better indication of whether the Ultrapixel is doing what its supposed to, or if the Butterfly 2 camera can still beat it out in low light.

That's not real true too. This test at general low light is enough for most conditions. If you ask for true low light test then probably it is just testing long exposure time combined with slow shutter, then M7 with OIS probably would be the real winner at the end.
19th August 2014, 07:53 PM   |  #6  
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If you ask for true low light test then probably it is just testing long exposure time combined with slow shutter

Not necessarily. Larger pixels means you can potentially capture a better shot in low light with same shutter speed. At least that is the whole theory of the "Ultrapixel" camera. I personally don't see the "low light" test in the article as low light at all. Too much ambient light from the neon lights.

In any case, although the M8 shot is overexposed in the lighted window area, it captures a lot more detail in the darker areas, that shows up as completely dark on the other 2 devices. So its arguable either way which one is "better". In fact, the Butterfly 2 isn't capturing much at all in terms of "low light" its mostly just capturing the well-lit areas illuminated by huge neon lights. Hardly "general low light".
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19th August 2014, 08:28 PM   |  #7  
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I think I'll bring this to a close now before we run away with ourselves.

Thanks to the OP for bringing the article to a wider audience and to those that have made their opinions available.

Thanks all

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