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Taking the Huawei Mate 10 cameras for shootout

The 5.9-inch phone has cameras to compete with any other phone out there.

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Daniel Van Boom

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An alley overlooking Sydney's Darling Harbour. Nice and clear. 

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I stood with many tourists to get this photo. I'd be happy with it if I were a tourist, as it captured plenty of detail.

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Bondi Beach looking like a painting. 

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I don't remember the ingredients of this dish, but it was as good as it looks. 

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Some more food porn. 

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The phone did a good job in this portrait shot at capturing the vibrant, deep blue and bright yellow, but struggled a bit when blurring ol' George's hair.

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It did a better job at capturing Josh's luscious locks. 

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Portrait shots with blurred backgrounds can sometimes look overexposed. Also, why can't test subjects ever stand still? 

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The selfies are also often overexposed, but they do a good job of replicating the depth-of-field effect that dual cameras are known to produce.

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The Mate 10 is very decent in low-light conditions, such as a cocktail bar (pictured) or the deep jungles at midnight (not pictured). 

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Back to daylight, these colours sure do pop.

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