Top 8 Best Camera Smartphones of The 2016

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The high-end cameras in smartphones have changed the way we look at mobile photography. Companies like Apple, Samsung, LG and HTC, etc. have brought a new era of smartphone photography. The latest entry of Dual rear camera setup may rule the market in coming years. The sophistication of sensors and features in a smartphone are much closer to bridge cameras. The impact of smartphones with good cameras on the actual camera market is clearly visible. It is a well-known fact that people now prefer to buy a high-end phone rather than going for a point and shoot camera. Even the mid range phone generally come with 12 MP or 13 MP cameras now.

We have collected a list of 8 camera phones which rules the market in 2016 and will keep spreading the glory for quite some time in 2017 as well.

1. Google Pixel XL

google-pixel-xlFor the first time, Google has launched a phone under its own brand name. Powered by Android 7.0.1 nougat, the phone was priced at a maximum value of Rs.67000/- on online retail stores. The phone comes with 12.3 MP camera with EIS. It supports features like geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, and panorama. The camera can shoot videos at three different resolutions. These resolutions are [email protected], [email protected]/60/120fps and [email protected] It also packs an 8 MP front camera with aperture value f/2.4 for selfies and video chat. It can shoot videos at 1080p. The phone packs Snapdragon 821 SoC with a quad-core processor clocked at 2.15 GHz and 4 GB RAM with 32 GB internal storage.

2. Apple iPhone 7 Plus

iphone7plusThe well-known company Apple launched the much-awaited phone Apple iPhone 7 Plus with a Dual camera setup. The phone was powered by iOS 10.1, and it came with Apple A10 Fusion processor with six-core GPU. It packs 3 GB RAM and 256 GB ROM in the highest version. The MRP of the phone is around Rs.87000/-. The phone packs Dual 12 MP camera setup on the back with one 28mm lens and 56mm lens. It supports 2x optical zoom. The phone is capable of 4K video recording and 8 MP photo shooting simultaneously. It supports features like touch focus, face detection, smile detection, HDR, and panorama. It can also shoot videos at different resolutions like [email protected], [email protected]/60/120fps, [email protected] The phone also packs 7 MP front camera aperture value of f/2.2 for selfies and facetime. It can shoot videos at [email protected] and [email protected]

3. Samsung Galaxy S7

samsung-galaxy-s7Samsung Galaxy S7 Priced at Rs.43000/- this phone came with Snapdragon 820 SoC with a quad-core processor clocked at 2.15 GHz. The phone has Adreno 530 GPU for better graphics and 4 GB RAM coupled with 64 GB internal storage. It comes with a 12 MP rear camera with Dual Tone LED flash and 26mm lens. The aperture value of the rear camera is f/1.7, and it supports OIS as well. It supports a lot of camera features like geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, and panorama. The rear camera can shoot videos at [email protected], [email protected], and [email protected] resolutions. It also packs a 5 MP front camera for selfies and video chat. It can shoot Auto HDR video too.

4. Huawei P9

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The Chinese telecom infrastructure giant Huawei is known for its innovation and best products. The company launched a very fine smartphone P9 in 2016. Priced at Rs.40000/- the phone has Dual camera setup on the rear side. It comes with HiSilicon Kirin 955 SoC with the octa-core processor clocked at 2.5 GHz. It packs 4 GB RAM with 64 GB internal storage. The phone features Dual 12 MP camera with 27mm lens and aperture value at f/2.2. The phone has Leica optics which is known as one of the best camera optics in the world. The rear camera supports features like geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection, panorama, and HDR. It also packs an 8 MP front camera for video chat and selfies. The rear camera can shoot videos at [email protected], [email protected], and [email protected] resolutions while the front camera can shoot videos at [email protected]

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5. Sony Xperia X

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Xperia series by Sony has always been one of the best smartphone series in the market. The Xperia X was truly a camera phone. The phone packs Snapdragon 650 SoC with the hexa-core processor and 3 GB RAM with 64 GB internal storage. It features 23 MP rear camera which is still not common at all. The rear camera comes with 24mm lens and f/2.0 aperture. It has a Dual Tone LED flash module for low light photography. The rear camera supports features like geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, and panorama. It also packs a 13 MP front camera with aperture f/2.0 and 22mm lens. The rear camera can shoot videos at [email protected] and [email protected] while the front camera can shoot videos at [email protected]

6. OnePlus 3T

oneplus3tOnePlus has always created a positive image for its products and never failed to impress the customers. The OnePlus 3T was launched in the last quarter of 2016. The phone has Snapdragon 821 SoC with a quad-core processor with Adreno 530 GPU. It also packs 6 GB RAM with 128 GB internal storage. The phone has 16 MP front and 16 MP rear camera. The rear camera comes with the aperture value of f/2.0 with LED flash. It supports features like geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, and HDR. The rear camera can shoot videos at [email protected], [email protected], and Auto HDR while the front camera can shoot videos at 1080p at max.

7. HTC Bolt

htc-boltHTC has come up with some very innovative phones in the past. The HTC Bolt is one of the best phones the company has produced. It has Snapdragon 810 SoC with the octa-core processor and packs 3 GB RAM with 32 GB internal storage. The phone packs 16 MP rear camera with dual tone LED flash. It supports features like geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection smile detection, HDR, and panorama. The phone also packs an 8 MP front camera for selfies and video chat. The rear camera can shoot videos at [email protected] while the front camera can shoot videos at [email protected] max. The MRP of the phone is around Rs.40000/-.

8. Blackberry DTEK60

blackberry-dtek60Dubbed as the most secure phone, the Blackberry DTEK60 got accidentally leaked over the internet before its official launch. The MRP of the phone is approx Rs.33000/-. It comes with Snapdragon 820 SoC with a quad-core processor and Adreno 530 GPU. The phone packs 4 GB RAM and 32 GB internal storage. It runs on Android 6.0 marshmallow. The phone packs 21 MP rear camera with an aperture value of f/2.0, and dual tone LED flash setup. It supports features like geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, and panorama. The rear camera can shoot videos at [email protected] and [email protected] It also packs 8 MP front camera for selfies and video chat. It can shoot videos at [email protected] max.

 

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