Video: Night Time Shootout: HTC 10, Galaxy S7, LG G5 and Nexus 6p

There's been a trend in smartphone photography lately that's become a pretty obvious selling point for just about every flagship out there; low light photography.  Almost every flagship device that's announced claims that it's the best low light camera yet, features a newer, larger sensor with bigger pixels and lenses that suck in more light than ever before.  This formula isn't anything new, it's been this way for years, but it feels like late 2015 began a paradigm shift in everyone's eyes as far as camera quality goes.  People are no longer concerned with megapixel count, rather we want those pixels to be physically larger so that we can actually see more detail in our night time shots.

The biggest smartphones out right now, the LG G5, HTC 10, Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge and the Nexus 5x and Nexus 6p are among the finest shooters we've ever seen on smartphones.  All of these phones feature better lenses, larger pixels and updated software that's apparently been made to handle one thing in particular better: low light.  Which ones actually come through on this promise and which fail to deliver?  You'll have to find out in our latest video which compares the HTC 10, Galaxy S7 Edge, LG G5 and Nexus 6p in a head-to-head test in New York City at night.  Don't forget that the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge share the same camera hardware and will deliver the same results, and the same goes for the Nexus 5x and Nexus 6p which also share camera hardware with each other.

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Nick has written for Androidheadlines since 2013, is Review Editor for the site, and has traveled to many tech events across the world. His background is as Systems Administrator and overall technology enthusiast. Nick loves to review all kind of different devices but specializes in Android smartphones, smartphone camera reviews, and all things VR, both here on the site and on our YouTube channel. He is very passionate about smartphones and the continued improvement they can bring into people’s lives and is an expert on many different types of technologies, including mobile devices, VR, and cameras. Contact him at [email protected]