Before deciding on which is the best camera phone, we need to list the top contenders and compare how the best camera phone stacks up against them. Among the phones we compared, you are assured to get a good camera no matter which one you picked. Though you may feel one outshines the rest. Let’s take a look at the smartphones and their picture quality to make an unbiased opinion.
Google’s Pixel2 XL
Google’s latest release of Pixel is tweaked with computation settings that help its single 12MP rear camera. Even though it has one lens, the phone can create pictures in Portrait Mode. If you add the computations capabilities, Pixel 2XL’s can also take Portrait Mode shots on its front camera.
Galaxy Note 8
The Galaxy Note 8 is the first Samsung smartphone to have a dual cameras in rear and front, making it capture images better than the previous Galaxy Note devices. It features one 12MP lens that has a f/1.7 aperture, and a 12MP telephoto lens has a f/2.4 aperture. The dual camera provides a 2X optical zoom, and both lenses also have the ISO feature. The camera also has a Live Focus feature that allows the adjusting of the background in a blurred photo; this can happen either before or after the shot. Additionally, you can take both a close-up or a wide angle shot at the same time.
Asus Zenfone 3 zoom
Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom has dual 12MP rear cameras that can zoom up to 2.3X. It offers an amazing photographic experience on a phone that cost below $400. The ZenFone 3 Zoom also has a pro mode, 4-axis ISO, and a dedicated color correction sensor. On the front face, the camera has a sharp 13MP camera that is complete with a beauty mode in the settings. To support all the camera functionalities, the ZenFone 3 Zoom has a 16 hr long battery to help you capture all the memories.
Samsung Galaxy S8/8+
Get a great 12 MP sensor with HDR under the price of a Note 8, which also has a multi-image processing feature to capture images with great colors and contrast. Galaxy S8/8+ by Samsung has a f/1.7 lens and huge pixels to get enough light. The front-facing camera has a Smart Auto Focus feature to track faces. The Galaxy S8/8+ does not have a dual camera like the Note 8; they only have one rear camera which is what most people work with.
The LG V30 cell phone offers Cine Video effects. The camera has 16 filters that give your video a really cool look. The camera emulates comedy, romantic and even thriller modes to set the perfect mood for your photos. The phone also has a Point Zoom feature that gives enables you to zoom in any area instead of just the center. The V30 has a great rear dual camera that takes wide angle shots.
The G6 has dual cameras that are 13MP each. The G6 takes super sharp pictures on both its expansive and standard lens. The G6 wide-angle lenses capture great expansive hillsides and cityscapes. The phone has a pro mode to manually adjust the shutter speed, white balance and ISO. When you look at the new Square Mode G6 feature, you have the capacity to take pictures while you view another photo, to help you recreate the scene easily.
Apple’s latest smartphone is popularly voted and acclaimed as one of the best camera phone on the market. It may have minor tweaks from the camera of the 8 Plus, the rear camera of the telephoto lens has a wider aperture to capture more details on each photo (f/2.4 vs. f/2.8 on the 8+). The lenses on the rear camera have ISO for steady shots, and a 7MP front-facing camera that is powerful enough to include Portrait mode effects. This feature makes it a tough competitor to the Pixel 2XL, but on a general perspective, the zoom capabilities of the iPhone X are superior to any other phone on the market.
Even though the iPhone X may be said to have the best camera out of all smartphones, the there is a plethora of smartphones that can take exceptional shots and videos. Various factors might affect your purchase when it comes to buying the best camera phone of 2018. The above mentioned list is brings you the best out of the rest.