Tuesday, June 09, 2015

PDAF vs Contrast AF vs Laser AF

Anandtech posts a nice chart benchmarking AF speed of different smartphones. The top three group on the chart features phase detect pixel AF, but farther down, the results are less conclusive:

Correction: Samsung Galaxy S5 has PDAF too - added to the picture. This makes the chart even less conclusive.


  1. Now repeat this for low light conditions.

  2. Some critical test conditions are not specified :target distance, lens initial position. Lets assume these are best case measures.


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