Of course, one of the important factors taken into account when buying a new smartphone is its camera quality. Smartphones producing professional shots are the best-selling phones worldwide. But, is a megapixel count the main factor to choose the best camera phones? The answer is no. In fact, the majority of camera phones introducing as having the best cameras are with less than 12-megapixel count. An image stabilization, a wide aperture, interesting selfie camera as well as second lens providing portrait photos could be the other important factors making a smartphone camera so impressive. Below is the list of smartphones recognized for the best cameras:
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Much of this phone popularity is due to its dual cameras. It contains some RAM located inside the sensor which makes the speed increase. In addition, the aperture of the lens can change from f/1.5 to f/2.4 and vice versa. With the help of this feature, the phone can employ the wider aperture in the dark. Try ‘Auto’ camera mode to notice the switching aperture. When the light is approximately below 10 lux, the camera will shoot f/1.5 while it will narrow down to f/1.5 in the bright areas. In addition to the changing aperture, It has a high standard of design. However, some may consider this phone as a pricey option (about $660) and they might not like it owing to its bulky appearance.
Google Pixel 3 & Pixel 3 XL
The phone’s auto-HDR feature, the Pixel’s Visual Core as well as its computational knowledge make Google Pixel 3 one of the incredible camera phones in 2018. The camera on the back is a 12.2-megapixel camera and the front has dual wide-angle ones with 8-megapixel counts. A low-light mode is another feature of Google Pixel 3 increasing the brightness during the dark, but not in an artificial way. As long as it takes multiple shots, you need to hold the phone for several seconds. The camera app includes four zoom points adding Super Res Zoom to the other considerable features of Google Pixel 3. However, this smartphone is not without flaws. The battery life and software bugs were also introduced as disadvantages of this handset.
Huawei Mate 20 Pro
The partnership of Huawei company with Leica, a German optic brand, seems to yield an excellent result. Huawei Mate 20 Pro has combined triple rear cameras. It combines 8 MP, 20 MP, and 40 MP shooters leading to this phone being excellent image processor as well as having super zoom and noise reduction features. Moreover, the price is much more affordable in comparison with Pixel 3. What’s more, its battery life, the ability of fast charging, and reverse wireless charging are the other benefits. However, this camera phone may lack display quality and Huawei’s software is not as strong as that of its competitors.
iPhone XS & iPhone XS Max
iPhone XS includes dual 12-megapixel sensors on the rear. The lenses feature both f/1.8 and f.2.8 apertures. Hence, it is expected to take the highest-quality picture at night compared to the latest versions. Besides, smart HDR take shots so quick and zero shutter lag can help you record your moments in more detail. It can also blur the background so as to keep you in focus. As you know, locking into apple ecosystem is surely one of the disadvantages of iPhones. Furthermore, iPhones are not good options for those looking for reasonably priced handsets.