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2016 (and 2017) Android Phones With 5+MP Front-Facing Selfie Cameras

New Android Phones With At Least a 5-megapixel Front-Facing Camera 2016 (and 2017)


A secondary camera, generally front-facing, is convenient for video conferencing over Skype and of course, selfie shots. Our list of Android phones with a decent front-facing or secondary camera includes only models whose selfie cam has at least 5 megapixels since today's video call requirement are above the grainy images we used to have a few years ago and selfies deserve better quality if they are to serve as souvenirs. Besides, larger data plans, 4G smartphones and the increased availability of Wi-Fi makes it more realistic to make Skype calls or other video calls at a better image resolution.



The List:

Huawei Sensa LTE

Huawei Sensa LTE

(Here's the current first Android phone with a decent secondary cam:)
Huawei's eight-core-powered Sensa LTE is a mid-level prepaid smartphone whose specs include a fingerprint reader, a 3000mAh battery scoring up to 1620 minutes of talk time, and a 13-megapixel main camera.
  • Front selfie camera: 5-megapixel
  • Main camera: 13-megapixel
BLU Studio G2 HD

BLU Studio G2 HD

The Studio G2 HD is a 5-inch HD-720p BLU smartphone whose specs include an 8GB memory expandable by up to 64GB, back-to-back 5-megapixel cameras, and an electrolyzed metallic frame.
  • Additional camera: 5-megapixel
  • Main camera: 5-megapixel

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HTC Desire 650

HTC Desire 650

This mid-range, 5-inch Desire smartphone banks on a 16GB memory expandable by up to 2TB, a smooth-plus-sculptured (50-50) rear surface, and a 13-megapixel FHD-video camera.
  • Secondary camera: 5-megapixel
  • Main camera: 13-megapixel
Meizu Pro 6s

Meizu Pro 6s

The Meizu Pro 6s is a flagship smartphone packing several premium-level specs, including a 5.2-inch 3D-sensitive FHD Super AMOLED screen, a 12-megapixel camera with a rare 10-LED ring flash, and a ten-core 2.5GHz processor coupled with 4GB of RAM.
  • Additional camera: 5-megapixel
  • Main camera: 12-megapixel
vivo Xplay 6

vivo Xplay 6

Vivo's Xplay 6 is an upscale 5.46-inch (dual-curved-edge QHD-1440p) smartphone that boasts 6GB's worth of RAM alongside effectively two rear cameras (12-megapixel + 5-megapixel) and a high-ranking 16-megapixel selfie cam.
  • Secondary camera: 16-megapixel
  • Main camera: 12-megapixel + 5-megapixel
Xiaomi Redmi 4A

Xiaomi Redmi 4A

This middle-class 5-inch HD smartphone banks on a 3120mAh battery pack, a 13-megapixel primary camera, and a 16GB memory extendable by up to 128GB.
  • Additional camera: 5-megapixel
  • Main camera: 13-megapixel
Gionee S9

Gionee S9

Gionee's S9 is a high-level 5.5-inch smartphone armed with dual rear cameras (13-megapixel + 5-megapixel), a 13-megapixel front-facing camera, and a 2GHz octa-core CPU coupled with 4GB of RAM.
  • Front selfie camera: 13-megapixel
  • Main camera: 13-megapixel + 5-megapixel
Lenovo K6

Lenovo K6

Lenovo's 5-inch Full HD K6 is a high-tier smartphone equipped with a 3000mAh battery pack (2220-minute talk time), a fingerprint detector, and a 32GB/16GB memory accompanied by support for 128GB microSD cards.
  • Additional camera: 8-megapixel (fixed-focus)
  • Main camera: 13-megapixel
verykool Phantom

verykool Phantom

Verykool's Phantom is a mass-tier smartphone with a high-ranking pair of 16- and 8-megapixel cameras, with the programmable verykool Snap key and a 5-inch Asahi Dragontrail Glass display tagging along.
  • Additional camera: 8-megapixel
  • Main camera: 16-megapixel
Asus Zenfone 3 Max ZC553KL

Asus Zenfone 3 Max ZC553KL

One of several high-caliber spinoff smartphones of the Asus Zenfone 3, this 5.5-inch FHD Android boasts a 4100mAh battery (38-day 4G standby period), a 16-megapixel rear camera with electronic image stabilization and TriTech autofocus, and 4GB of RAM.
  • Additional camera: 8-megapixel
  • Main camera: 16-megapixel
Huawei Mate 9 Lite

Huawei Mate 9 Lite

This 5.5-inch FHD Lite version of the 5.9-inch Mate 9 likely finds itself among other 2016 high-end smartphones, with a 12-megapixel + 2-megapixel rear camera setup, an eight-core Kirin 655 CPU (2.1GHz + 1.7GHz), and a 4GB RAM in tow.
  • Front selfie camera: 8-megapixel
  • Main camera: 12-megapixel + 2-megapixel
Ulefone Armor

Ulefone Armor

A 4.7-inch Gorilla-Glass-3-finished rugged smartphone whose water- and dust-tight shell is accompanied by a 3500mAh battery (6-hour talk time only), a 1.3GHz octa-core processor, and a 3GB RAM.
  • Additional camera: 5-megapixel
  • Main camera: 13-megapixel
Huawei Mate 9 Pro

Huawei Mate 9 Pro

This slightly-smaller, yet higher-specked version of the flagship Mate 9 smartphone banks on a chic dual-rear-camera setup (20-megapixel monochrome + 12-megapixel RGB), a 2.4GHz + 1.8GHz Kirin 960 octa-core CPU with 6GB of RAM, and a 5.5-inch QHD 534ppi Curved AMOLED display.
  • Front-facing camera: 8-megapixel
  • Main camera: 20-megapixel monochrome + 12-megapixel RGB
ZTE Grand X 4

ZTE Grand X 4

Hailing from ZTE's Grand X mid-tier smartphone division, this health-centric 5.5-inch Gorilla Glass 3 model banks on the Argus health-monitoring toolkit and the AskMD app for analyzing your symptoms when you feel you are coming down with something.
  • Additional camera: 5-megapixel
  • Main camera: 13-megapixel
BLU Studio XL 2

BLU Studio XL 2

BLU's Studio XL 2 is a mid-range 6-inch phablet banking mostly on power and imaging, with a 4900mAh battery reaching a 72-hour usage time, a 13-megapixel f/2.2 dual-flash rear camera, and a 5-megapixel LED-flash front cam in tow.
  • Selfie cam: 5-megapixel
  • Main camera: 13-megapixel
OnePlus 3T

OnePlus 3T

This refined version of the high-tier OnePlus 3 smartphone banks on its Snapdragon 821 split-quad-core CPU (2.35GHz + 1.6GHz) aided by a 6GB RAM, dual 16-megapixel cameras, and actively-learning ceramic fingerprint reader.
  • Additional camera: 16-megapixel
  • Main camera: 16-megapixel
Meizu M5

Meizu M5

The Meizu M5 is a 5.2-inch Android phone that caters to hardware-cautious shoppers, with a 1.5GHz + 1GHz split-eight-core CPU (3GB RAM), a 3070mAh battery that scores a 37-hour talk time, and fingerprint identification in tow.
  • Additional camera: 5-megapixel
  • Main camera: 13-megapixel (CMOS)
HTC Bolt

HTC Bolt

HTC's Bolt is a high-end Nougat-run Android phone equipped with a Quad HD (2560 x 1440) 5.5-inch Gorilla Glass 5 screen, a 16-megapixel 4K-video PDAF rear camera, and an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 CPU clocked at 2GHz.
  • Additional camera: 8-megapixel
  • Main camera: 16-megapixel
Motorola Moto M

Motorola Moto M

This performance- and multimedia-driven Android phone banks on an eight-core processor running at 2.2GHz (4GB RAM), fingerprint user authentication, and a 16-megapixel primary camera with a CCT (correlated color temperature) dual-LED flash.
  • Front-facing camera: 8-megapixel
  • Main camera: 16-megapixel
Lenovo K6 Power

Lenovo K6 Power

This version of the Lenovo K6 smartphone targets power-cautious users with its 4000mAh battery (48-hour talk time), which is accompanied by an eight-core 1.4GHz CPU with 3GB of RAM as well as a 13-megapixel PDAF rear-facing camera.
  • Additional camera: 8-megapixel (fixed-focus)
  • Main camera: 13-megapixel
Lenovo K6 Note

Lenovo K6 Note

The highest-specked K6 variant as of its release, this 4GB-RAM 5.5-inch smartphone offers a 4000mAh battery scoring up to 46 hours of 2G talk time, a 1.4GHz octa-core Snapdragon 430 CPU, and a 16-megapixel main camera with an upmarket dual-CCT flash.
  • Secondary camera: 8-megapixel (fixed-focus)
  • Main camera: 16-megapixel
Huawei Mate 9 Porsche Design

Huawei Mate 9 Porsche Design

This Porsche Design (aka luxury-class) smartphone is home to a 5.5-inch 2K-1440p Curved AMOLED screen, a 6GB RAM, and a 4K-video-enabled dual-rear-camera setup composed of a 20-megapixel fine-detail sensor and a 12-megapixel RGB camera.
  • Additional camera: 8-megapixel
  • Main camera: 20-megapixel monochrome + 12-megapixel RGB
Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime

Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime

The Galaxy J2 Prime is a mass-tier 5-inch qHD smartphone that offers a 256GB memory card support (8GB internal memory), a flash-rigged 5-megapixel selfie camera, and a quad-core CPU clocked at 1.4GHz.
  • Front-facing camera: 5-megapixel (CMOS)
  • Main camera: 8-megapixel (CMOS)
BLU Studio G Max

BLU Studio G Max

BLU's Studio G Max is a 2016-released entry-level smartphone featuring a 5.2-inch HD display with Infinite View as well as True View, an 8-megapixel dual-LED-flash main camera, and a 5-megapixel secondary cam with a frontal LED light.
  • Additional camera: 5-megapixel
  • Main camera: 8-megapixel
Huawei Mate 9

Huawei Mate 9

Huawei's Mate 9 is a 5.9-inch phablet that banks on several premium-class specs, such as a 20-megapixel (monochrome) + 12-megapixel (RGB) dual-rear-camera setup, a 3D fingerprint reader, and a split-eight-core Kirin 960 engine coupled with an i6 co-processor.
  • Front selfie camera: 8-megapixel
  • Main camera: 20-megapixel (monochrome) + 12-megapixel (RGB)
BLU Vivo 6

BLU Vivo 6

BLU extends its flagship Vivo smartphone series with the 5.5-inch Vivo 6's octa-core 1.8GHz engine paired up with 4GB of RAM, dual-autofocus 13-megapixel IMX258-sensor camera, and home-key-embedded fingerprint detector.
  • Additional camera: 8-megapixel
  • Main camera: 13-megapixel
Xiaomi Mi Mix

Xiaomi Mi Mix

The Mi Mix is a ceramic-encased 6.4-inch phablet rocking a border-less screen architecture, a 2.35GHz Snapdragon 821 processor (4GB RAM), and a 16-megapixel PDAF 4K-video-capable primary camera.
  • Front selfie camera: 5-megapixel
  • Main camera: 16-megapixel
ZTE Nubia Z11 Mini S

ZTE Nubia Z11 Mini S

This 5.2-inch upgraded version of the Nubia Z11 Mini smartphone supports a high-caliber duo of 23- and 13-megapixel cameras with an eight-core 2GHz Snapdragon 625 engine and a large 4GB LPDDR3 RAM.
  • Additional camera: 13-megapixel
  • Main camera: 23-megapixel
Huawei Y6 II

Huawei Y6 II

This 5.5-inch sequel phone to the Y6 banks on a 1.2GHz eight-core CPU, a 3000mAh non-removable battery, and a 16GB memory that can be extended by a maximum of 128GB.
  • Front-facing camera: 8-megapixel
  • Main camera: 13-megapixel
Kodak Ektra

Kodak Ektra

Made especially for digital photographers, the Ektra is a deca-core (2.3GHz Helio X20 processor) smartphone armed with an SLR-type haptic-touch camera setting dial, 21- and 13-megapixel cameras (both with PDAF), and a classic horizontal two-step shutter release.
  • Additional camera: 13-megapixel
  • Main camera: 21-megapixel
BlackBerry DTEK60

BlackBerry DTEK60

The DTEK60 is a high-specked BlackBerry smartphone that accompanies its DTEK software (for privacy risk management) with a Snapdragon 820 quad-core 2.15GHz + 1.6GHz processor, 4GB of RAM, and a 4K-video-recording 21-megapixel primary camera.
  • Secondary camera: 8-megapixel (fixed-focus)
  • Main camera: 21-megapixel
Lenovo P2

Lenovo P2

Lenovo's high-end P2 challenges other high-endurance smartphones with its 5100mAh 24W-charging battery, which is accompanied by fingerprint recognition and an eight-core chip running at 2GHz.
  • Additional camera: 5-megapixel (fixed-focus)
  • Main camera: 13-megapixel
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