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Best Smartphone for Photographers

By Staff | Updated: August 19, 2020 10:54 AM IST

Best Camera Phone - World Photography Day is celebrated every year on August 19, . The day is dedicated to those who captured special moments in photographs and made them memorable forever. There was a time when people did not even have a camera. Especially in rural areas, people used to go to the photo studio several kilometres away to take photographs. But today almost every person has either a camera or a mobile with camera, so that people can take pictures anywhere and save them comfortably anytime. We have compiled a list of Best smartphone for Photographers in India. These mobile phone are considered as best camera phones that can click stunning pictures. Nowadays, people don't need a DSLR because they have a smartphone that meet their needs. The importance of World Photography Day is to create awareness, share ideas and encourage people to come in the field of photography. This day not only commemorates the person who has contributed in this field but it also inspires the future generation to show their skills.

Vivo X50 Pro 5G 49990

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G

CHIPSET

8GB + 128GB

ram/storage

48-megapixel micro-camera super-sensitive main camera + 13-megapixel portrait lens + 8-megapixel periscope Telephoto lens + 8 million pixel wide-angle macro lens

camera

4315mAh

battery

Vivo has launched its new smartphone Vivo X50 Pro 5G which is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G along with Eight-core processor and Adreno 620 GPU. The phone supports Funtouch OS 10.5 based on Android 10.0 Operating System. On camera front, Vivo X50 offers 48-megapixel micro-camera super-sensitive main camera + 13-megapixel portrait lens + 8-megapixel periscope Telephoto lens + 8 million pixel wide-angle macro lens. The Rear camera features include Night view, portrait, photo, video, panorama, dynamic photo, slow motion, short video, 48 million, professional mode, time-lapse photography, super moon, AR cute shoot document correction. The rear main camera also supports anti-shake of the micro camera, the rear periscope supports OIS anti-shake, and the rear wide-angle lens and portrait lens support EIS video anti-shake. The video recording feature of this newly launched smartphone supports up to 4K HD video capture, support for 4K, 1080P, 720P video capture and slow motion shot up to 1080P. For clicking great selfies, the company has given 32 million pixels with f/2.45. The front camera mode includes Night view, portrait, photo, video, panorama, dynamic photo, slow motion, short video, AR cute shot. The battery of Vivo X50 is powered by 4315mAh with 33W charging capacity. The price of Vivo X50 Pro 8GB+256GB is Rs 49,990 in India

Realme X3 SuperZoom 27999

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+

CHIPSET

8GB +128GB

ram/storage

64MP Ultra high-resolution wide-angle camera with 60X Super Zoom + 8MP Periscope lens + 8MP Ultra wide-angle lens + 2MP Macro lens

camera

4200mAh

battery

Realme has launched its new smartphone in India as Realme X3 SuperZoom. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ along with 7nm Octa-core Mobile Platform and GPU Adreno 640. The phone has an 120Hz Ultra Smooth Display with 16.6cm (6.6”) Fullscreen and Resolution 2400x1080 FHD+. It is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The phone is backed up by 4200mAh battery capacity and 30W Dart Charge. Realme X3 Super Zoom has 2*2 MIMO Wi-Fi Antenna and 1216 Super Linear Speaker which is equipped with Double mic noise suppression, Dolby Atmos, and Hi-Res Audio. The sensors in this phone includes Magnetic induction sensor, Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Gyro-meter, and Acceleration sensor. Talking about the camera, the phone has 64MP Quad Camera which includes 64MP Ultra high-resolution wide-angle camera with 60X Super Zoom + 8MP Periscope lens + 8MP Ultra wide-angle lens + 2MP Macro lens. For clicking stunning selfies, the company has given 32MP Dual In-display Selfie and 8MP ultra wide-angle camera. The price range of 8GB+128GB in India is 27,999. Whereas, the price of 12GB+256GB is 32,999.

Oppo Reno4 Pro 34990

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G

CHIPSET

8GB + 128GB

ram/storage

48MP + 8MP ultra-wide angle camera + 2MP macro camera + 2MP mono camera

camera

4000mAh

battery

The Oppo Reno 4 Pro smartphone has a 6.553 inch Full HD Plus AMOLED display, which has a resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels. Also, this smartphone has a Qual-Com Snapdragon 765 5G processor. At the same time, this smartphone works on the Color OS 7.0 operating system based on Android 10. Talking about the camera, users have got a triple rear camera setup in it, which includes a 48 megapixel Sony IMX586 sensor, 12 megapixel ultra wide angle lens and 13 megapixel telephoto lens (support 5 x hybrid zoom and 20 x digital zoom). For clicking beautiful selfies, a 32 megapixels front camera is given in Oppo Reno 4 Pro. The company has given features like Wi-Fi, 5G network, 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth, GPS and USB port Type-C in this smartphone. Apart from this, users have got 4,000 mAh battery with 65 watt super flash charge in this device. There are sensors in Oppo Reno 4 Pro which includes Geomagnetic induction, proximity light sensor, ambient light sensor, acceleration sensor, gravity sensor, gyroscope, and support step counting function.

OnePlus 8 Pro 54999

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 865

CHIPSET

8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage

ram/storage

48 Megapixels with Sony IMX689 Sensor with f/1.78 along with 8 Megapixels of f/2.44 Telephoto lens, 48 Megapixels of f/2.2 Ultra Wide Angle Lens, and 5 Megapixels of f/2.4 Color Filter Lens

camera

4510 mAh (non-removable)

battery

One Plus 8 Pro launched with 6.78 inches Fluid AMOLED display along with Resolution of 3168 x 1440 pixels 513ppi and aspect Ratio of 19.8:9. This latest phone supports sRGB, Display P3 and has screen protection of 3D Corning Gorilla Glass. Other features include Adaptive Display, Vibrant Color Effect Pro, Motion Graphics Smoothing, Reading Mode, and Night Mode. OnePlus 8 Pro powers by OxygenOS based on Android 10 and runs by Qualcomm Snapdragon 865. It brings Adreno 650 GPU with 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. The phone is powered by 4510 mAh (non-removable) battery with X55 5G Chipset. The battery of OnePlus 8 Pro supports 30T Fast Charging (5V/6A) and 30W Wireless Charging.

Xiaomi MI 10 5G 49999

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 865

CHIPSET

8GB + 128GB

ram/storage

108MP ultra-clear primary sensor + 13MP ultra wide-angle + 2MP depth sensor + 2MP macro lens

camera

4780mAh

battery

Xiaomi Mi 10 runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 along with Octa-core processor, up to 2.84 GHz. The phone has Adreno 650 GPU up to 587MHz and the 5th generation AIE processor. Mi 10 comes in 8GB + 256GB variant with LPDDR5 memory and UFS3.0 flash storage. On camera front, Mi 10 brings the Rear camera of 108MP ultra-clear primary sensor + 13MP ultra wide-angle + 2MP depth sensor + 2MP macro lens. The Rear camera features include Portrait mode background blurring, Panorama mode, Pro mode, Photo timer, Leveling, Burst mode, Face recognition, HDR, AI Beautify, AI smart slimming, Ultra wide-angle edge distortion correction, and many more. The Rear camera video recording features include Movie frame, Macro slow-motion video, 4K recording, 960 fps slow motion video, 960 fps Smart soundtrack pairing, 15 Seconds Short video recording, Rear Short video smart slimming, Rear video beautify, and ShootSteady video. On front, the phone has 20MP Ultra-clear Front Camera along with Panorama selfie, Full screen camera frame, Palm shutter, Front camera HDR, and many more. 

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 97999

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Exynos 990 or Qualcomm Snapdragon 865

CHIPSET

12 GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage.

ram/storage

Quad - 108MP+48MP+12MP+3D ToF sensor

camera

5000mAh

battery

The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra feature a 6.90-inch WQHD+ (1440 x 3200 pixels) Dynamic AMOLED Infinity-O display. Inside, the smartphone offers Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 865 chipset or a 2GHz octa-core Samsung Exynos 990 SoC depending upon the region. The phone comes in 4G and 5G variants. In India, the phone packs a 12GB RAM with 128GB internal storage.

On the optics front, It packs quad-rear camera. It sports a 108MP main sensor + a 48MP ultra wide-angle lens + a 12MP lens and a DepthVision 3D ToF sensor. It has a 40MP selfie shooter. The Galaxy S20 Ultra packs a 5000mAh battery with 45W fast charging. It also comes with next-gen Wireless Charging 2.0 and reverse wireless charging. The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra runs One UI 2.0 based on Android 10.

Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max 117100

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A13 Bionic processor

CHIPSET

128GB storage

ram/storage

Triple - 12MP + 12MP + 12MP

camera

NA

battery

The Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max has been launched with a 6.5-inch Super Retina XDR display with 2M:1 contrast, 1200nits and True Tone technology. The iPhone 11 Pro Max is powered by the company's A13 Bionic chip. The Pro Max version of the iPhone 11 comes with a triple rear camera setup. All are 12-megapixel sensors, with a wide-angle, an ultra-wide-angle and telephoto lens. Upfront, there is a 12-megapixel camera as well, similar to the iPhone 11. It will be available in midnight green, space grey, silver/white, and gold color options. The latest iPhone comes with 18W fast charging capabilities. The Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max price in India starts from Rs 1,17,100 for the 64GB variant.

OnePlus Nord 24999

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G 5G

CHIPSET

6GB+64GB

ram/storage

48MP with Sony IMX586 + 8MP Ultra wide angle lens + 5MP Depth lens + 2MP Macro lens

camera

4115 mAh

battery

OnePlus has launched its new smartphone in India named OnePlus Nord. This phone has a 6.44 inch Full HD Plus Fluid Amoled display with a refresh rate of 90Hz. The phone will get up to 12 GB of RAM and up to 256 GB of storage. Qualcomm's Octacore Snapdragon 765G processor has been given in the phone. The phone also has an in-display fingerprint sensor. The price of 128 GB storage variant with 8 GB RAM is Rs 27,999 and 256 GB storage variant with 12 GB RAM is priced at Rs 29,999. The sale of 8 GB and 12 GB RAM variants will be from the site of Amazon India and OnePlus from August 4, while the 6 GB RAM variant will be available in September.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max 16999

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Octa-core (2x2.3 GHz Kryo 465 Gold & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 465 Silver)

CHIPSET

6GB and 64GB

ram/storage

64 MP Primary Camera 8 MP, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera 5 MP Camera 2 MP, Depth Camera

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5020 mAh

battery

Redmi Note 9 Pro Max has a 6.67 inch Full HD Plus display. Apart from this, the phone has four rear cameras including one camera is 64 megapixels, the other is 8 megapixels ultra wide, third is 5 megapixel macro lens and fourth is 2 megapixel depth sensor. The phone will have a 32-megapixel front camera. Qualcomm's Snapdragon 720G processor will be available in this phone. The phone also has Gorilla Glass 5 protection. There will also be a 5020 mAh battery with a 33 Watt fast charger.

This phone is available in 4 GB RAM / 64 GB storage, 6 GB RAM / 128 GB and 8 GB RAM / 128 GB storage variants, which are priced at Rs 14,999, Rs 16,999 and Rs 18,999 respectively. 

Poco X2 17499

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Octa core (2.2 GHz, Dual core, Kryo 470 + 1.8 GHz, Hexa Core, Kryo 470) processor and Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G Chipset

CHIPSET

6 GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage.

ram/storage

48 primary lens, a secondary 8MP ultrawide lens, a 2MP macro lens, and a 2MP depth sensor

camera

Li-Po 4500 mAh battery

battery

POCO X2 is a newly launched smartphone by POCO on 4 February 2020. The phone is launched  with a 6.67-inch IPS LCD touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080x2400 pixels. POCO X2 packs 64+8+2+2 MP Rear camera and 20 MP + 2 MP Dual Front Cameras. The phone is powered by Octa core processor. It runs on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G Chipset. It has 6 GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage. Xiaomi Poco X2 smartphone price in India is Rs 15,999. It has launched in Atlantis Blue, Matrix Purple, Phoenix Red colours. POCO X2 is launched with Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, and Gyroscope. It has other features like Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus. The smartphone supports 4500 mAh battery capacity. The smartphone comes in 2 other storage and RAM variants - Poco X2 128GB, Poco X2 256GB.

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Summary List of Best Smartphone for Photographers

Top Mobile Phones and Prices Prices
Vivo X50 Pro 5G 49990
Realme X3 SuperZoom 27999
Oppo Reno4 Pro 34990
OnePlus 8 Pro 54999
Xiaomi MI 10 5G 49999
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 97999
Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max 117100
OnePlus Nord 24999
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max 16999
Poco X2 17499

Top Comparisons

new arrivals in india

Poco X3
Poco X3

16,999

Realme Narzo 20A
Realme Narzo 20A

8,499

Realme Narzo 20
Realme Narzo 20

10,499

Realme Narzo 20 Pro
Realme Narzo 20 Pro

14,999

Oppo F17
Oppo F17

17,990

Samsung Galaxy M51
Samsung Galaxy M51

24,999

Poco M2
Poco M2

10,999

Oppo F17 Pro
Oppo F17 Pro

22,990

Realme 7 Pro
Realme 7 Pro

19,999

Realme 7
Realme 7

14,999

Xiaomi Redmi 9A
Xiaomi Redmi 9A

6,799

Vivo Y20
Vivo Y20

12,990

Xiaomi Redmi 9
Xiaomi Redmi 9

8,999

Nokia 5.3
Nokia 5.3

13,999

Motorola Moto G9
Motorola Moto G9

11,499

Realme C15
Realme C15

9,999

Realme C12
Realme C12

8,999

Samsung Galaxy Note 20
Samsung Galaxy Note 20

77,999

Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime
Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime

9,999

Oppo Reno4 Pro
Oppo Reno4 Pro

34,990

Samsung Galaxy M01 Core
Samsung Galaxy M01 Core

5,499

Realme 6i
Realme 6i

12,999

Asus Rog Phone 3
Asus Rog Phone 3

49,999

OnePlus Nord
OnePlus Nord

24,999

Infinix Smart 4 Plus
Infinix Smart 4 Plus

7,999

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9

11,999

Samsung Galaxy M01s
Samsung Galaxy M01s

9,999

Vivo X50 Pro 5G
Vivo X50 Pro 5G

49,990

Vivo X50 5G
Vivo X50 5G

34,990

Realme C11
Realme C11

7,499

Poco M2 Pro
Poco M2 Pro

13,999

Realme X3
Realme X3

24,999

Realme X3 SuperZoom
Realme X3 SuperZoom

27,999

Tecno Spark Power 2
Tecno Spark Power 2

9,999

Oppo A12
Oppo A12

9,990

Oppo A52
Oppo A52

16,990

Samsung Galaxy A21s
Samsung Galaxy A21s

15,999

Oppo Find X2
Oppo Find X2

64,990

Motorola One Fusion Plus
Motorola One Fusion Plus

17,499

Samsung Galaxy A31
Samsung Galaxy A31

20,999

Samsung Galaxy M01
Samsung Galaxy M01

8,999

Samsung Galaxy M11
Samsung Galaxy M11

10,999

Infinix Hot 9 Pro
Infinix Hot 9 Pro

9,999

LG Velvet
LG Velvet

Price Not Available

Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Lite
Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Lite

Price Not Available

Apple iPhone SE 2020
Apple iPhone SE 2020

42,500

Honor 30 Pro
Honor 30 Pro

Price Not Available

Honor 30
Honor 30

Price Not Available

OnePlus 8
OnePlus 8

44,999

OnePlus 8 Pro
OnePlus 8 Pro

54,999

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro

13,999

Motorola Moto E4
Motorola Moto E4

8,999

Samsung Galaxy On Max
Samsung Galaxy On Max

9,775

nubia N2
nubia N2

15,999

Karbonn K9 Kavach 4G
Karbonn K9 Kavach 4G

5,290

Motorola Moto C Plus
Motorola Moto C Plus

6,999