There was a time when photography was associated with hefty cameras and was not considered to be the cup of tea for all. Then, the DSLRs came into begin followed by the point and shoot cameras which had some typical functions and are also not understood by everyone. But, with the smartphone revolution the complete phenomenon of photography has gone a toss. Our smartphones these days come with well-equipped cameras which enable us to click beautiful images and we easily get our perfect shot. Along with capturing mesmerising pictures the smartphones also make it easy for users to share them online and get appreciations from their friends. So, in order to satiate the hunger of the photography enthusiasts out there we bring for you 5 best camera smartphones this World Photography Day. Have a look!
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
To start off with the list we have Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge from the house of South Korean smartphone manufacturer. It hogged a lot limelight because of its camera capabilities and was also considered at power with the iPhone 6 in the camera department. The smartphone flaunts a 16.0-megapixel camera at the rear end and a 5.0-megapixel front facing camera. The camera of the device offers quick auto focus, split second shutter and Optical Image Stabilization, which enables the users to take good shots with ease. One of the main highlight of the camera is its ability to take sharp macro shots. The device also reproduces the colours very well and will not disappoint you in any manner. There are various shooting modes in the camera such as HDR, panorama, slow motion and fast motion videos, pro mode (a manual mode) and a virtual mode which helps in capturing a 360 degree virtual shot.
Apple iPhone 6 Plus
Apple iPhone 6 Plus is the most talked about smartphone of the year because of two reasons one was its size and other was its camera capabilities. The smartphone sports an 8.0-megapixel rear camera with optical image stabilization. Apple introduced a new technology with this flagship device called as the ‘Focus Pixels’ which helps in superfast phase detection autofocus that reduces the time of focusing by one half. As soon as the user points the camera at someone or something they will appear sharp in an instant. The optical image stabilization capability of the smartphone makes it simpler for users to shoot smooth videos during the time of panning the camera. The smartphone camera has a very clean user interface and the colour reproduction and sharpness of the images are also very fine. The other striking feature of the camera is that it is capable of recording slow motion videos which delivers an altogether new experience to the users.
The Korean smartphone manufacturer launched its latest flagship the LG G4 this year in June. The smartphone garnered accolades from everyone because of design and camera quality. The smartphone comes equipped with a 16.0-megapixel snapper at the rear end accompanied by the LED flash. The camera has f/1.8 aperture and optical image stabilisation which makes it capable of capturing 80 percent of more light as compared to the other smartphone camera with f/2.8 aperture. The smartphone offers excellent image quality along with good colour reproduction. The minute details of the object are also clearly visible. Low light photography experience also becomes a delight with the LG G4 considering its wider aperture. The smartphone has a simple user interface and one can easily adjust various settings such as ISO, white balance, exposure and many other things according to their needs. The smartphone also has a laser guided autofocus which helps focusing on a certain subject in a better manner. Along with all this, the zoom capacity of the camera is also amazing the users can zoom up to a good level and then also they will be able to get the subject in focus.
Samsung Galaxy Note 4
There is another entry on our list of best smartphone camera is from the house of South Korean smartphone maker Samsung. The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 was also the talk of the town because of its power packed camera. The company provided a 16.0-megapixel shooter at the rear end along with an LED flash. The camera is also capable of recording 4K videos and has an accurate auto focus. The company has come up with a bigger aperture in this one which allows 60 percent more light to enter the camera and produces sharp and good quality images. The camera app of the device is also neat and clean and the various options are placed under the submenu. The camera performs very well in daylight and offers fine detailing in the images. One exciting feature of the device is that the user can make use of the heart rate sensor located at the rear end for triggering the shutter which frees them from the hassle of pressing the shutter on main screen like other devices. The smartphone also packs in a 3.7-megapixel front facing camera which has a wide angle and is capable of clicking nice selfies.
Nokia Lumia 930
Last but not the least on the list of best camera smartphones is the Nokia Lumia 930. This smartphone features a 20.0-megapixel PureView rear camera with f/2.4 aperture and dual LED flash. It is considered to be one of the best cameras when it comes to low light photography. The smartphone offers optical image stabilisation with Carl Zeiss Lens. The device offers crisp colour reproduction and detailing when shooting out door shots. The camera app form the house of Nokia is also very neat and covers all the essential options of photography such as focus, ISO, white balance, brightness, shutter speed and many others. The smartphone camera also has an interesting feature called Smart Sequence which enables the users to capture series of photos when they tap on the shutter button. This feature can be best used in case of moving objects, children, parties and others. Along with this, the Best Shot feature scrutinises the best picture from the entire sequence and the Action Shot helps you in combining all the shots and story tell the complete movement of the object.