DXO One Camera Review by Pedro Davim

A couple of days ago, my friend and photographer João Carlos gave me a great gift, the DxO One camera.

I m not a very receptive guy about this kind of “gadgets”, but I thought “why not? let’s give it a try the DXO One Camera“…

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DxO ONE camera
DxO ONE camera


For start, the DXO One camera is quite simple, button, a front cap that slides and turns the camera on, or it turns it to an iPhone camera, but for it u have to download the  DXO ONE camera app to make useful.

The first shot i took was of my son… And I was amazed about the quality of the image and the simplicity of the  DxO ONE camera.

Shot with DxO ONE. Post with Dxo OpticsPro & FilmPack. SanDisk MicroSD Card.
Shot with DxO ONE Camera.
Post with Dxo OpticsPro & FilmPack. SanDisk MicroSD Card.

So since then i be been testing the camera while walking with my family… Mostly at night time…

I love the fact that i can connect it to my iPhone or iPad, and really love the fact saves images in the microSD Card and a low version picture on my iPhone.

One thing that i can’t pass by is the way that it connects to my iPhone… It seems fragile and it gives u the sensation that s gonna fall any time.

One thing great is that after you register your camera you have for download, DXO Connect, DXO OptictsPro and DXO FilmPack, for free!!! If you buy the camera with the software bundle.

DXO Connect, works something like Adobe Bridge, but design for better integration with the DXO One Camera. A great thing is that u  can use it instead of Adobe Bridge.

DXO OpticsPro and DXO FilmPack, are just great standalone and Photoshop plugins.

OpticsPro corrects the optical defects of your equipment, remove digital noise even at high sensitivities, recover fine details and textures in dark or burnt areas, and bring out all the nuances of color in your images.

DXO FilmPack is where u combine filter, vignetting, blur, texture, frame, or light leak effects to give your photos a unique look.

If tried, because is a 30 day trial, also, the DxO ViewPoint, that offers simple visual tools for making spectacular corrections, along with advanced controls for unrivaled precision.



Shot with DxO ONE. Post with Dxo OpticsPro & FilmPack. SanDisk MicroSD Card.
Shot with DxO ONE Camera.
Post with Dxo OpticsPro & FilmPack. SanDisk MicroSD Card.
Shot with DxO ONE camera. Post with Dxo OpticsPro & FilmPack. SanDisk MicroSD Card.
Shot with DxO ONE camera Post with Dxo OpticsPro & FilmPack. SanDisk MicroSD Card.

DXO One Camera Conclusion

  • Photo Image Quality

Super!! It s not a mobile camera look, and the super raw file it s great. Saves files into a microSD card, making it great for downloading into the computer and work the images in your favourite app.


  • Video Image Quality

Its not a video camera, only making HD and a slow-motion, the video is not a motive to use this camera. Hopping for the future it can came with at least 4K video, like similar cameras on the market, ex. [thirstylink linkid=”2153″ linktext=”DJI Osmo” class=”thirstylink” title=”DJI Osmo”].

  • Photo Functions

It has what is expected from a camera – manual controls (shutter, aperture, iso), Automatic Control, Programa for Sports or Portraid.

  • Video Functions

it comes with manual controls (shutter, aperture, iso), Automatic Control, Slow-motion.

  • Lens Quality

The lens is great, sharp. the 1.8 aperture gives me a lovely defocus on the background and it helps in low light situation.

  • Ergonomics

The camera is small, it fits in your pocket. Great Build, not that cheat plastic. The only thing that i don’t like is the way it connects to the iPhone or iPad. The lack of wifi capabilities like similar cameras is a point that hey have to figure out how, soon…

  • RAW File Quality

The RAW and the SuperRAW files that the camera delivers are great. Great light latitude and colour. And the best – RAW files!!!

  • Camera Software

The iPhone and iPad DXO camera software are good, not be able to upload directly to social media, or that the camera cannot work with build in iPhone/iPad camera app, is something that i would love to be able to do.


Bottom Line

Besides the fact i m a videographer, i love taking pictures too, and for that, this became a must in my everyday gadget bag.

Keep Shooting!

 by Pedro Davim
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  • Excellent Image Quality
  • Small & Robust
  • 20.2MP SuperRAW picture
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  • Expensive for a pocket camera
  • Poor Connecter for iPhone & Ipad
  • No 4K Video

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About the author

Pedro Davim Com mais de 15 anos de experiência na area da comunicação, marketing e produção de conteúdos. Serviços de: Realização, DOP, Edição Vídeo, SEO EXPERT, Web Designer, Wordpress, Produtor Vídeo. Sediado em Lisboa, Portugal, temos aluguer de estúdio para fotografia e vídeo.

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