The 10 Best-reviewed Camera phones As Of December 2017



We base our best camera phone list on two main factors: How good are their camera specifications and how good they ranked in various web-wide reviews.

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#1. The Huawei Mate 9

A picture of the Huawei Mate 9.
Average Rating:
90%


Description:

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.

Camera-phone-related features:

    Camera resolution: 20-megapixel (monochrome) + 12-megapixel (RGB)
    Camera options: Bokeh
    Camera flash: Dual-tone LED

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#2. The ZTE Axon 7

Photo of the ZTE Axon 7.
Average Rating:
87%


Description:

This Snapdragon-820-powered (2.15GHz, quad-core) ZTE phone is home to several premium specs, such as a 5.5-inch Quad HD screen, a 6GB RAM, and the Force Touch technology.

Camera-phone-related features:

    Camera resolution: 20-megapixel
    Camera flash: Dual LED

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#3. The Sony Xperia X Compact

Sony Xperia X Compact picture.
Average Rating:
87%


Description:

This high-end 4.6-inch Sony smartphone tilts heavily towards multimedia with its 23-megapixel rear-facing camera (triple image sensing technology), six-core CPU with 3GB of RAM, and up-to-256GB top-up support for its 32GB on-board memory.

Camera-phone-related features:

    Camera resolution: 23-megapixel
    Camera options: Fast Capture, HDR photo, Low-light photo (up To ISO 12800), SteadyShot with Intelligent Active Mode (5-axis stabilization)
    Camera flash: LED
    Focal length: 24

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#4. The Asus Zenfone 3

Photo of the Asus Zenfone 3.
Average Rating:
88%


Description:

This 4GB-RAM Asus phone boasts a 16-megapixel PixelMaster 3.0 camera, an eight-core 2GHz processor, and 360-degree fingerprint recognition.

Camera-phone-specific features:

    Camera resolution: 16-megapixel
    Camera options: All Smiles Mode, Depth Of Field Mode, Manual Mode, Miniature Mode, Night Mode, Photo Effect Mode, Slow Motion Mode, Smart Remove Mode, Time Lapse Mode, Time Rewind Mode, Back Light (HDR) Mode, Super Resolution Mode (64MP)
    Camera flash: Dual LED Real-Tone

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#5. The Sony Xperia XZ

Photo of the Sony Xperia XZ.
Average Rating:
85%


Description:

One of Sony's chief Xperia smartphones, the 5.2-inch, splash-proof (IP68/65) Xperia XZ boasts a high-resolution pair of 23- and 13-megapixel cameras, a 2.2GHz quad-core engine, and fingerprint recognition.

Camera-phone-specific features:

    Camera resolution: 23-megapixel
    Camera options: Fast capture, HDR photo, Low-light photo (up to ISO 12800), SteadyShot with Intelligent Active Mode (5-axis stablization)
    Camera flash: LED
    Focal length: 24

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#6. The Motorola Moto G4 Plus

A picture of the Motorola Moto G4 Plus.
Average Rating:
84%


Description:

This Plus version of the Moto G4 phone touts a 16-megapixel color-balancing-flash camera, a 4GB RAM, and a 3000mAh TurboPower battery.

Camera-phone-specific specifications:

    Camera resolution: 16-megapixel
    Camera options: Best Shot, Burst Mode, Drag to focus/exposure, Panorama, Professional Mode, Tap (anywhere) to capture, Quick Capture, Slow Motion Video
    Camera flash: Color-balancing Dual LED

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#7. The Sony Xperia X

Photo of the Sony Xperia X.
Average Rating:
83%


Description:

This MWC 2016 smartphone delivers Sony's PS4 Remote Play alongside a pair of 23- and 13-megapixel cameras and a 3GB RAM.

Camera-phone-specific specifications:

    Camera resolution: 23-megapixel
    Camera options: Quick Launch, Superior Auto Mode
    Camera flash: Pulse LED

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#8. The Asus ZenFone AR

Photo of the Asus ZenFone AR.
Average Rating:
81%


Description:

The Zenfone AR is one of Asus's premier phablets, offering premium specs like augmented reality and virtual reality (previously unseen together), a 256GB internal storage, and an 8GB LPDDR4 RAM accompanying its 2.35GHz Snapdragon 821 quad-core processor.

Camera-phone-specific specifications:

    Camera resolution: 23-megapixel (with motion-tracking and depth-sensing sub-cameras)
    Camera options: 32-second long exposure, All Smiles Mode, Back Light (HDR) Mode, Close-up Macro Photography (5cm), Depth of Field Mode, GIF Animation, Low Light Mode, Manual Mode, Miniature Mode, Night Mode, Panorama, Photo Effect Mode, Real Time Beautification Mode, Slow-motion, Smart Remove Mode, Super Resolution Mode, Time Rewind Mode, Time-lapse
    Camera flash: Dual LED real-tone

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#9. The BLU Life One X2

Photo of the BLU Life One X2.
Average Rating:
79%


Description:

BLU's Life One X2 lists itself among the brand's flagship-class smartphones with its 16-megapixel phase- and laser-focusing main camera, eight-core 1.4GHz CPU paired up with 4GB of RAM, and home-key-embedded fingerprint sensor.

Camera-phone-related features:

    Camera resolution: 16-megapixel
    Camera flash: LED

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#10. The Huawei nova plus

A picture of the Huawei nova plus.
Average Rating:
97%


Description:

Huawei adds a top-notch smartphone to its catalog with the 5.5-inch nova plus, which houses a pressure-sensitive fingerprint reader, a Snapdragon 625 engine (quad 2GHz + quad 2GHz), and a 16-megapixel 4K-video-capable camera inside its metal unibody.

Camera-phone-specific specifications:

    Camera resolution: 16-megapixel
    Camera flash: Dual LED

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