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Top 5 best smartphone cameras in 2019, by What To Know:

Updated: Aug 5, 2019

Best smartphone cameras:


Let's be honest, we are all depending on our smartphones for our day to day moments capturing in our life but not professional cameras, by the way who does that? With this in mind smartphone companies are focusing and targeting their numbers on cameras of their product, which makes the consumer succumb on options of which one to buy. For all those people, this gives you on board with information you need to know. By the way all the comparisons and rankings are made with unbiased based on their spec lists and performance. So, let's dive into it.


1. Huawei P30 pro


Huawei say's they are rewriting rules of photography

Those who don't know HUAWEI P30 Pro it is known for it's quad camera setup and whooping zooming capacity accentuating a new peak of smartphone photography. The Leica Quad Camera System accommodates your photography to help see the world in its entirety. This unmatched super camera system includes a Super Zoom Lens, a 40 MP Super Sensing Camera, a 20 MP Ultra Wide Angle Lens, and a HUAWEI TOF Camera. The new periscope telephoto lens allows more optical zooming capabilities to be tucked in a compact body without losing image quality. Together with the colour saturation provided by the 40 MP main camera, and stability of OIS, the Super Zoom Lens offers 10x hybrid zoom1 to see the never-before-seen with great resolution and rich detail. Additionally, it can bring the moon right before your eyes with up to 50x zoom. The colour sensing rule has been rewritten by HUAWEI from RGGB to RYYB for more light in all your images and you can capture videos: 2160p@30fps | 1080p@60fps | 1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS) | 720p@960fps. It has a single selfie camera of 32 MP, f/2.0, (wide) with HDR feature and can capture videos: 1080p@ 30fps.


Summary:

  • 50x zooming capacity

  • Quad Camera setup

  • Capturing pictures through zoom will not be blur


2. Samsung S10 Plus:

Samsung says The next generation camera doesn't need you to be a pro photographer

No doubt, Samsung S10 series is one of the sleekest designs yet with overall features and first 5G supporting handset but it's camera performance makes it second place in our list. It's a full kit of five lenses in your pocket including front and rear cameras. The ultra-wide lens provides a whole new dynamic, there’s a Telephoto Camera for amazing zoom possibilities, a Wide-angle Camera for everyday moments, and an Ultra Wide Camera for panoramic landscapes. Dual aperture supports F1.5 mode and F2.4 mode. F2.4 aperture mode Helps your photos come out sharp in bright daylight. F1.5 aperture mode Pulls in more light to brighten up low light scenes.Telephoto, Wide-angle, and Ultra Wide Cameras powerful enough to capture your vision. Experience a front camera that's packed with 10 MP, f/1.9 (wide) Dual Pixel PDAF | 8 MP, f/2.2 (wide) depth sensor , including 4K UHD recording of 2160p@30fps | 1080p@30fps and dual cameras for artistic selfies with Live focus and has AR Emojis. It's rear cameras are packed with 12 MP, f/1.5-2.4 (wide) Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS | 12 MP, f/2.4 (telephoto) 2x optical zoom | 16 MP f/2.2 (ultra wide) with video recording of 2160p@60fps | 1080p@240fps | 720p@960fps, HDR, dual-video.

Summary:

  • 4K video recording through front cameras

  • AR Emoji support


3. PIXEL 3-XL:

GOOGLE PIXEL is known for it's software optimizations for it's cameras

Every smartphone manufacturers are improving their camera hardware's in their next generation smart phones for better performance but Google is quite opposite, where it comes with one single rear camera and manages to beat the big guns in the field, that's why PIXEL-3XL is our third pick. It's rear camera is packed with 12.2 MP, f/1.8, 28mm (wide), 1/2.55", 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS. You’ll never want to use your flash again. Night Sight brings out all the best details and colours that get lost in the dark. It can capture video recording of 2160p@30fps | 1080p@30/60/120fps | 720p@240fps | 1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS). But interestingly it was packed with dual front cameras with 8 MP, f/1.8 (wide) PDAF | 8 MP, f/2.2 (ultra wide) no AF and captures video at 1080p@30fps.


Summary:

  • Best night mode photos

  • Best software optimization


4. One Plus 7 Pro:

One plus says Camera for every moment

Lately One Plus has been receiving good response by being smartphone of the year by lot of reviewers on internet. We all know they deliver flagship features at lesser cost compared to competitors in the market and their latest flagship device One Plus 7 pro has been faster than ever by their by their 90Hz screen refresh rate. Their camera performance meet the fourth place in our list. It's rear camera has been packed with 48 MP, f/1.6 (wide) PDAF/Laser AF, OIS | 8 MP, f/2.4 (telephoto) 3x zoom, PDAF/Laser AF, OIS | 16 MP f/2.2 (ultra wide) Combined with smart scene recognition and new Nightscape 2.0 technology and captures videos at 160p@30/60fps | 1080p@30/60/240fps | 720p@480fps. It's front camera is Motorized pop-up 16 MP, f/2.0, 25mm (wide), 1/3.0", 1.0µm and captures video at 1080p@30fps, gyro-EIS.


Summary:

  • Pop-up selfie camera giving your full notch less display

  • 48 MP rear camera


5. Apple XS Max:

Apples says it as new era of photography

For all those Apple fans out there I know you guys are biting your nails, being early release into the market it still finds fifth place in our list. It's rear cameras has been packed with 12 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55", 1.4µm, PDAF, OIS | 12 MP, f/2.4, 52mm (telephoto), 1/3.4", 1.0µm, PDAF, OIS, 2x optical zoom and captures videos at 2160p@24/30/60fps | 1080p@30/60/120/240fps, HDR, stereo sound rec. It's front camera has 7 MP, f/2.2, 32mm (standard) and can captures video at 1080p@60fps. It supports 4K video and wider stereo playback, iPhone XS Max shoots the highest-quality video of any smartphone With better low-light performance, Extended dynamic range in videos up to 30 fps. Stereo recording. And stereo playback with wider sound separation.


Summary:

  • Better video recording

  • One of the natural shots with real colors, NOTE: Only if disabled beauty mode.