Out of many purposes the smartphones are built for, one major concern is keeping up to date on the social networks without falling behind. With the help of smartphones, anyone can now let their friends or followers know what they are up to and everything – but that would take a decent smartphone camera both front and rear. Here are few smartphones that offer a great deal on the camera under Rs. 10,000.
- Lenovo K3 Note
Lenovo K3 Note is widely popular in India for many of its configuration aspects, the camera is one of them. It has 13 megapixel camera in rear with autofocus and dual-LED flash, and 5 megapixel front shooter. It shoots 1080p videos at 30 fps and there are other basic features like HDR, panorama, geo-tagging etc. It has 5.5 inches display with 1080×1920 pixels resolution; it makes an excellent viewfinder for the camera. Price – Rs. 9,999.
- Micromax Canvas Nitro A311
Camera on the Micromax Canvas Nitro A311 is equipped with a Sony IMX135 CMOS sensor. As expected, the picture quality is going to be better than the counterparts in the market. This camera has a wider f/2.2 aperture that lets more light in, and also creates a shallow depth of field. The lens is wide angle 28 mm in a 35 mm standard, excellent for landscape shooting. The front camera is 5 megapixel. Price – Rs. 7,999.
- XiaomiRedmi Note 4G
The Redmi Note 4G has a LTE connectivity, which enables the users to directly upload their captured photos and videos right after they are captured – this could help with people who need instant focus on their social media feeds. The rear camera is 13 megapixels with autofocus and LED flash, while the front is 5 megapixels. It captures 1080p videos at 30 fps. Price – Rs. 7,999.
- Intex Aqua Power Plus
Intex Aqua Power Plus offers decent cameras and a large battery for prolonged shooting support. The rear camera on this smartphone is 13 megapixels with all basic features like touch focus, autofocus, HDR & panorama etc. The front camera shoots photos at 5 megapixels. Intex Aqua Power Plus has an IPS LCD display which offers 720×1280 pixels on 5 inch screen size. Price – Rs. 8,092.
- Panasonic P55 Novo
Cameras on both sides of the Panasonic P55 Novo are pretty decent. There are two cameras on rear, the dual camera setup contains a combination of 13 megapixel + 5 megapixel shooters. On the front side there’s a 5 megapixel camera. There are native image editors for a better edting experience on this handset. Panasonic P55 Novo has 2500 mAh dual battery. Price – Rs. 7,885.
- YU Yureka Plus
YU Yureka Plus offers two basic yet decent cameras on both sides of this smartphone. The rear camera shoots 13 megapixel photos and it has autofocus, touch focus, LED flash etc. The front camera shoots 5 megapixel photos. The highest possible resolution for videos is 1080p at 30 fps, there aren’t many settings for the video though. The display is 5.5 inches which offers 1080×1920 pixels resolution. Price – Rs. 8,999.
- Huawei Honor 4X
Huawei Honor 4X has basic level cameras with high pixel count and of course, crisp photo capturing capability. It has a 13 megapixel camera in the rear with autofocus and LED flash and a 5 megapixel camera in front. The 5.5 inches display with 720×1280 pixels resolution and 267 ppi pixel density plays a vital role being the camera’s viewfinder, it’s crisp and clear and helps determine accurate focus on point. Price – Rs. 9,999.
- Asus Zenfone 2 ZE500KL
Rear camera on the Asus Zenfone 2 ZE500KL model is 13 megapixels; the aperture on its lens is f/2.0 which is indeed very large for a smartphone camera. Also, the 5 element lens makes light refraction flawless and improves the picture quality on so many ways. There’s a dual-tone LED flash for the rear camera. Front camera shoots photos at 5 megapixels. Price – Rs. 9,799.
- Alcatel OneTouch Flash
With a large 3200 mAh battery and two great cameras, the Alcatel OneTouch Flash is a great smartphone for photography enthusiasts at a decent price. Rear camera on this device is 13 megapixels and the front is 5 megapixels. For storage, OneTouch Flash has 8 GB internal storage with expandable card slot. Price – Rs. 7,499.
- Lava Iris Icon
This smartphone has 13 megapixel rear camera with Sony EXMOR 5P Lens and f/2.0 aperture. It’s based on BSI II technology, hence the photos in almost all lighting conditions come out superb. It has HDR and Panorama mode, and shoots full HD videos as well. The front camera is 5 megapixels. Price – Rs. 9,900.
These smartphones may not be a direct competitor against DSLR cameras, but could replace the point & shoot cameras very well.