Best Camera Smartphones For Every Budget (Rs 5,000 to Rs 50,000)
Planning to buy a smartphone to shoot better pictures? This is the guide for you!
Every user wants a good camera in their smartphone. In India, a better camera remains a deciding factor among masses when it comes to choosing a smartphone. A smartphone with a good camera is always preferred over other smartphones with big batteries or top-end processors.
Manufacturers are well aware of the fact, and camera has been a focus point among the OEMs in the last few years. Currently, most of the devices are marketed as camera phones in spite of having nothing better to offer in terms of optics.
Here is our list of smartphones with a good camera at every price point starting at Rs 5,000.
Best Camera Smartphones | Rs 5,000 – Rs 50,000
The list comprises of best camera smartphones offering a top level camera with a standard set of specifications for every budget category starting at Rs 5,000.
10.or D | Rs 5,000 Category
The Amazon sub-branded 10.or D was launched against Xiaomi’s budget smartphone Redmi 5A. With a 13 megapixel rear camera at the back and a 5 megapixel shooter in front, 10.or D does a pretty good job at this budget. It has a basic camera app with some quick toggles with auto scene detection mode set by default.
There are modes like panorama and beautification, and the face detection works well. It detects exposure slow but macro have decent detailing.
Redmi Y2 | Rs 10,000 Category
Redmi Y2 is the best camera smartphone under Rs 10,000. The smartphone comes with a rear dual camera system consisting of a 12 megapixel primary scooter coupled with a 5 megapixel secondary sensor. Up front, Xiaomi Redmi Y2 comes with a 16 megapixel selfie shooter doubled with a dedicated front flash.
The smartphone captures some great shots irrespective of lighting conditions. The camera app has a professional setup for you to manually capture better photos in poorly lit environments.
Redmi Note 5 Pro | Rs 15,000 Category
Redmi Note 5 Pro comes with a rear dual camera system comprising of a 12MP f/2.2 primary sensor coupled with a 5MP f/2.0 secondary sensor. The camera captures some great shots in good lighting conditions producing accurate colors and detailing. It has very minimal noise in terms of low light photography.
Redmi Note 5 Pro has a 20 MP front shooter equipped with Beautify 4.0 technology. It can take brilliant low-light pictures with accurate depth effects.
Huawei P20 Lite | Rs 20,000 Category
With a rear dual camera setup, the Huawei P20 Lite comes with a 16 megapixel f/2.2 primary shooter coupled with a 2 megapixel secondary depth sensor. Up front, the smartphone has a 24 megapixel shooter with an f/2.0 aperture. The smartphone has a wide variety of professional shooting modes doubled with a fully featured Pro mode as well.
You can control shutter speed, ISO, exposure, aperture, and white balance to capture images in professional modes.
Nokia 7 Plus | Rs 25,000 Category
Nokia 7 Plus comes with a rear dual camera system comprising of two 12MP dual pixel sensors (1.4µm pixel size) behind an f/1.75 aperture lens. Up front the smartphone comes with a 13MP f/2.6 lens. All the sensors come with Carl Zeiss branding. The camera on Nokia 7 Plus can grab some great details with very less noise.
With a wide dynamic range it can capture some high-contrast scenes. The saturation levels are good with brighter exposure.
Asus Zenfone 5Z | Rs 30,000 Category
Asus Zenfone 5Z comes with an AI powered 12 megapixel Sony IMX 363 sensor coupled with an 8 megapixel secondary PDAF and OIS based sensor. The images are sharp with accurate colour reproduction. The AI in the camera can help to analyse any subject to optimize the settings for better results.
The photos have good details with rich colors and right amount of saturation. Up front, Asus Zenfone 5Z has a 8MP shooter which also takes decent pictures.
OnePlus 6 | Rs 40,000 Category
The recently-launched OnePlus 6 comes with a primary 16 megapixel OIS sensor coupled with a secondary 20 megapixel depth sensor. The smartphone can capture some great shots in low light with a slight warm tone in well lit pictures. Color reproduction on OnePlus 6 is standard and subjects come out really well with right detailing and textures. Videos can be recorded at 60fps at 4K.
Videos come out smooth and the colors are almost accurate. OnePlus 6 also has a super-slow-mo mode where you can shoot slow motion videos at 480 fps at 720p for one minute.
Pixel 2 | Rs 50,000 Category
The second generation Google flagship, the Pixel 2 comes with a single 12.2MP camera lens with an f/1.8 aperture. Even with a single lens, the smartphone has one of the best cameras one smartphone can have in 2018. With a slight improvement over the first generation Pixel, the Google Pixel 2 can take some awesome shots irrespective of the lighting conditions. Flipping to the front, Pixel 2 has a 8MP selfie cam with an f/2.4 aperture.
The pictures on Pixel 2 are better than some of the overpriced flagships. Widened aperture and the faster autofocus helps to take some crisp shots on both the rear and front cameras.