Photography, a form of art that has served the same purpose for a long time, has witnessed an advancement in execution. The art has now become user-friendlier and more casual than ever, thanks to smartphone OEM’s.
The smartphone cameras have minimised the technical difficulty in photography and made it accessible to the regular public while being continuously bettered over time.
There has never been a better time to buy a new smartphone with fantastic camera performance, there’s plenty to choose from.
With so many options out there, you may be wondering, which phone has the best camera?
In this guide, we’ll look at the top camera phones on the market, so you can find the best one for your needs. Let us check it out!
vivo V21 is the company’s latest outing that focuses both on camera and design aspect. V21 is the world’s first smartphone to come with OIS (Optical Image Stabilisation) on both front and rear cameras.
Talking about the camera setup, here are the specifications:
- 64MP with f/1.79 aperture, LED flash, OIS, 4K video recording
- 8MP 119° ultra-wide-angle / Bokeh with f/2.2 aperture
- 2MP Super macro camera with f/2.4 aperture
- 44MP with f/2.0 aperture, OIS, dual-LED flash, 4K video recording
If you are into selfies, vivo v21 is the best option available in the market, hands down. For an immersive and fun user experience, the v21 comes with features like Super Night Selfie 2.0, Spotlight Selfie, Dual-View video, and more.
Spotlight Selfie is the next best thing. The unique dual LED’s on the front camera are tailor-made to level up your selfies taken in low light.
If you are planning to vlog, it is only wise to grab a v21 since it has supported super stable (OIS + EIS), and 4K videos. Thanks to OIS, you’d have better stabilised frames while capturing videos. The cherry on the cake is a fresh collection of filters and portrait light effects.
The rear camera setup is led by the capable 64MP sensor, with a 4-Axis OIS technology. The supporting rear cameras help you easily create wide perspectives, super macro, and artistic styles.
The v21 comes with an AG matte glass cover with a subtle touch of luxury that brings pure comfort to your fingers. vivo V21 is India’s thinnest smartphone with 7.29mm thin body and weighs just around 176 grams. It is scratch-resistant, does not get smeared by fingerprints easily, and gives a firm grip.
The V21 comes packed with competitive specifications including a 6.44-inch Full HD+ E3 AMOLED screen with a 90Hz refresh rate, MediaTek Dimensity 800U SoC, 8GB RAM with extended RAM technology, In-display fingerprint scanner, Funtouch 11.1 based on Android 11, 5G and 4000mAh (typical) battery with 33W fast charging.
The vivo V21 5G comes in Arctic White, Sunset Dazzle, and Dusk Blue colours are priced at Rs. 29,990 for the 8GB RAM with 128GB storage version and the 8GB RAM with 256GB storage version costs Rs. 32,990. It is available to order and will be available from Flipkart and vivo India eStore online and offline retail stores starting from May 6th.
Xiaomi Mi 11X
Next up is the Mi 11X. Xiaomi recently launched the Mi 11X smartphones in India with a triple camera setup. Talking about the camera setup, here are the specifications: 48MP primary camera, 8MP 119° ultra-wide, 5MP telemacro camera. Xiaomi has a 20MP camera on the front to deal with selfies.
The Mi 11X is one of the feature-rich cameras available right now at Rs. 30K. The triple camera setup enables users to click photos from various perspectives. It packs a 6.67-inch E4 AMOLED screen with a 120Hz refresh rate, powered by Snapdragon 870 SoC, 6GB / 8GB LPPDDR5 RAM, 5G, and 4520mAh battery with 33W fast charging.
The Xiaomi Mi 11X comes in Celestial Silver and Lunar White with frosted back and Cosmic Black with shiny back. The Mi 11X starts at Rs. 29,999 for the 6GB RAM with 128GB storage version and the 8GB RAM with 128GB storage version costs Rs. 31,999.
Google Pixel 4a
Google Pixel 4a is yet another smartphone with a solid camera setup. It is not as versatile as the vivo V21 but covers the basics right. The Pixel 4a comes with a 12.2MP rear camera with f/1.7 aperture, OIS, and 8MP front-facing camera with 84° ultra-wide lens.
Besides, it has a 5.81-inch FHD+ OLED 18.5:9 display, Octa-Core Snapdragon 730G Mobile Platform, 6GB LPDDR4X RAM, and 3140mAh battery with 18W fast charging. The Google Pixel 4a comes in Just Black colour and was launched at Rs. 31,999, but is available for as low as Rs. 26,999 during offer.
Realme X7 Pro 5G
Realme X7 Pro 5G is one of the powerful smartphones with a versatile camera setup. It has a 64MP primary sensor with a Sony IMX686 sensor, 8MP 119° Ultra Wide Lens, 2MP retro portrait lens, and 2MP 4cm macro lens. For selfies, there’s a 32MP camera in the front.
In terms of other specifications, the X7 Pro 5G packs a 6.55-inch (Full HD+ AMOLED display with 120Hz, Octa-Core Dimensity 1000+ 7nm processor, 8GB RAM, 5G SA/ NSA, and 4500mAh battery with 65W ultra-fast flash charging. The realme X7 Pro 5G comes in Fantasy and Mystic black colours is priced at Rs. 29,999.
It is the first mid-range smartphone from OnePlus with a competitive camera setup. OnePlus Nord comes equipped with a 48MP primary sensor with a Sony IMX586 sensor, 8MP 119° ultra-wide camera, 5MP depth sensor and, 2MP macro camera.
This mid-ranger from OnePlus is also one of the few devices to sport a dual-camera setup at the back – 32MP and 8MP 105° ultra-wide camera.
Other specifications include a 6.44-inch FHD+ Fluid AMOLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate, Octa-Core Snapdragon 765G SoC, up to 12GB of RAM, 5G SA/NSA, and 4115mAh battery with Warp Charge 30T Fast Charging.
The OnePlus Nord comes in Blue Marble and Gray Onyx colours. The company is currently selling the 12GB RAM with 256GB storage version priced at Rs. 29,999