‘A good budget camera phone’ — this is a quite a tricky combination. Because as far as good camera phones are concerned, a major chunk of them comes with a higher price tag. And the rest being flagship devices, not everyone can afford them.
Naturally, the camera is one of the important aspects most of the consumers look for while buying a phone. So, here we are, with a quick roundup on the top 5 camera phones under Rs 15000.
The first on our list is the Moto G5 Plus. Priced at Rs 14,999, this phone flaunts a 12-MP camera with dual flash and dual autofocus pixels. The wide aperture of f/1.7 lets in more light which results in bright and vivid pictures. In fact, the Moto G5 Plus is lauded to have the best-in-class primary camera.
On the selfie front, it has a 5-MP selfie shooter with an aperture of f/2.2.
The Moto G5 Plus is powered by Snapdragon 625 octa-core chipset which clocks at 2GHz and 3GB of RAM. The internal storage of 16GB is expandable up to 128GB through a microSD card. On the battery front, it’s juiced by a 3000mAh battery and coupled with Turbo Charging.
Moto G5 Plus is available in two color variants – Lunar Grey and Fine Gold.
Next on the list is Huawei Honor 6X which was launched in the first half of 2017. Priced at only Rs. 11,999 for the 32 GB variant and Rs. 13,999 for the 64 GB variant, the Honor 6X is one of the few budget phones with a dual camera setup.
It sports a 12-MP primary camera and a 2 MP secondary camera with Sony IMX386 sensors. Other features include PDAF and an LED flash. As for the selfie shooter, it’s an 8-MP camera capable of shooting videos up to 1080p.
On the hardware department, it packs in a 1.7GHz octa-core Kirin 655 processor, 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage.
On the battery front, the Huawei Honor 6X is powered by a 3340mAh battery which is capable of providing a standby time of 650 hours and talk time of 23 hours.
Up next is the sleek, all-glass Asus Zenfone 3. Armed with a 16-MP camera ( f/2.0) with a dual-tone LED flash, the Zenfone 3 churns out stunning pictures. Plus, the 8-MP selfie shooter whips up incredible images and stable videos.
Under the hood, the Asus Zenfone 3 is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor which clocks at 2GHz. This is coupled with a 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage, expandable up to 128GB via a microSD card.
As far as the battery is concerned, it packs in a 3000mAh battery and also Quick Charge 3.0.
The USP of the Honor 8 Lite is its photography features. It packs in a neat 12-MP camera with a PDAF fast focus speed of just 0.3 seconds. This results in pictures which are clearer and brighter. Plus, the 8-MP selfie shooter is armed with a BSI CMOS sensor which captures amazing pictures even in low light conditions.
Inside the hood of the Honor 8 Lite, there sits a 1.7GHz octa-core Kirin 655 processor coupled with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. As expected, the internal storage can be expanded up to 128GB. It is powered by a 3000mAh battery and also supports 4G VoLTE.
Last on the list is the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4. Priced at Rs. 9,999, the Redmi Note 4 comes bundled with a 13-MP camera with f/2.0 aperture and dual-tone LED flash. The front camera is a 5 MP selfie shooter with an aperture value of f/2.0. These two cameras turn out pretty decent pictures.
Coming to the hardware specs, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is powered by 2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor, 2 GB RAM and 32 GB of internal storage.
On the battery front, it draws its juice from a 4100mAh battery. But on the charging aspect, it has neither Quick Charge or Fast Charge.