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World Photography Day: Top 5 Camera-Focused Android Phones

On this World Photography Day, we bring to you a list of top smartphones which are focused on camera.

Deepali Moray | News18.com

Updated:August 19, 2016, 2:36 PM IST

Capturing life through a lens is a 177-year-old method and in this duration, the notion and medium of photography has changed many fold due to the advancements in technology. On this World Photography Day, we bring to you a list of top Android smartphones which are focused on camera.

1. Huawei P9

Huawei-P9-Leica-CameraHuawei P9. Image:News18

Huawei has partnered with Leica - the century old camera company - for its newest P9 smartphone. The phone comes with a Leica dual-camera module, with a two 12 megapixel lens system with f/2.2, Leica optics, phase detection autofocus and dual-LED flash. The front camera is an 8 megapixel unit with f/2.4 aperture and is capable of recording 1080p videos. Priced at Rs 39,999, the Huawei P9 is bound to be every smartphone photography lover's delight.

2. Asus Zenfone Zoom

Asus-Zenfone-Zoom-01Asus Zenfone Zoom. Image: News18

Introduced earlier this year, the Asus Zenfone Zoom boasts of 3X optical zoom capability. The phone features a 13 megapixel rear camera with a dual-tone LED flash, which is said to generate more life-like colours and skin tones. The rear camera also features a 10-element lens design with up to 12x digital zoom for finer close-up details. Inspired by the DSLR design, the phone has dedicated buttons for recording and zooming. It is priced at Rs 37,999.

3. Samsung Galaxy S7

Samsung-Galaxy-S7-19082016Samsung Galaxy S7. Image: Samsung

Touted the best Samsung phone till date, the Galaxy S7 brings what is said to be the first dual pixel camera on a smartphone. It features a 12 megapixel dual pixel rear sensor with PDAF that offers faster focus and sharper results. The premium flagship is priced at Rs 48,900.

4. Oppo F1s

Oppo-F1s-backOppo F1s. Image: News18

Selfie is the new cool when it comes to smartphone photography. Oppo's newest F1s smartphone is targeted at selfie-lovers. The phone comes with a 16 megapixel front camera along with a 13 megapixel rear camera. The front snapper can also take panorama shots which means perfect groupfies. The Oppo F1s is priced at Rs 17,990.

5. OnePlus 3

OnePlus-3-GoldOnePlus 3. Image: News18

Claimed to be the 'flagship killer', the OnePlus 3 comes with a massive 6GB RAM along with a powerful 16 megapixel Sony IMX 298 rear camera that delivers good picture quality. It features optical image stabilisation, phase detection auto focus, and supports RAW image format. It further supports 4K video recording and slow motion at 120 fps. The most expensive OnePlus device ever to come to India, this phone is priced at Rs 27,999.

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