Best Phones with a good camera
The best camera is the one that’s with you as the old adage goes. These days we are taking more pictures on phones than cameras as many of them carry a phone with them just about everywhere. On concord, You will be getting some doubts, which phone takes the best photos? Which phone have the best cameras? What about selfies? Is it also the best for taking videos?
We here compare the following phones:
- Apple iPhone 7 Plus
- Samsung Galaxy S7
- Google Pixel
- Lenovo Moto Z
- OnePlus 3T
iPhone 7 Plus
The iPhone 7 Plus comes with the dual camera on the back but acts as one. Till now Apple hasn’t added a wide-angle lens such as the black-and-white one like the P9, or G5. In the iPhone 7 Plus, its second camera provides zoom without sacrificing quality.
Of course, you can digitally zoom while taking a picture on any mobile. Essentially, digital zoom crops the same image you would take normally so that it brings an area closer to you. This seems like pinching into a picture in your gallery such as what you are trying to look at becomes bigger. But it doesn’t get any clearer unless you are in CSI.
The iPhone 7 Plus is different. It brings things twice as close while keeping detail high by switching from the 28mm wide-angle lens to the 56mm telephoto one like using optical zoom. Until now the only phones available with optical zoom have been the Samsung Galaxy Zoom range and Asus ZenPhone Zoom. Neither has taken the world by storm, mainly because they were thick and awkward. The 7 Plus isn’t.
The iPhone 7 Plus, two cameras has packed on the back may work closely together. On concord, they aren’t equal. The 56mm telephoto camera has a smaller f/2.8 aperture. Using the zoom in low light doesn’t work anywhere near as well as using the camera un-zoomed. So don’t expect great zoomed-in pictures of your favorite band at a dark gig. Photos are noisy when there’s not enough light. In well-lit conditions, it works brilliantly and brings you closer to your subject.
Samsung Galaxy S7
The Samsung Galaxy S7 takes stunning photos. The megapixel count has dropped from 16-megapixels. But, those pixels are now much larger. Samsung calls them Dual Pixels and helps the autofocus lock onto your target faster and more accurately than before. It’s lightning-fast and moving from one focus point to another doesn’t stump the sensor and cause jarring as it does on so many competing devices. It’s even better at focusing than my Sony NEX-5R, a once-£400 compact system camera.
If you zoom right in on a really detailed picture, you’ll really only notice the drop in megapixels. It won’t make a difference up to 50% of the time. Samsung has also made big strides in making this camera capable of capturing some really good low-light shots, which is still something that struggles many phones. The aperture has been widened to f/1.7, meaning more light is allowed into the lens. The result is brighter nighttime shots without that grainy, murky glaze.
If you want to try to get better photos and even have a bit more time then the ‘Pro’ mode is great. 4K video recording is an option too, as is slow-mo at 720p, but the best footage comes from the 1080p 60fps setting. This provides you video effects, tracking autofocus and HDR (high dynamic range) shooting that makes a real difference for quick-moving footage. There’s a 5-megapixel sensor, just like the majority of the competition on the front, but it has a wide-angle lens. So you can cram more faces into your selfies. The picture quality is much more natural than the rear camera’s, with less pop in the colors.
The Google Pixel can shoot in 4K, but a great trick is how it uses the gyroscope to add in a fantastic software-based stabilization. The excellent performance carries through to video recording, too. The captured footage is silky-smooth, and in 99% of situations, the footage looks completely realistic and not manufactured.
Similarly, the 8-megapixel selfie camera is impressive, again benefiting from auto-HDR+. Its f/2.4 aperture is slightly narrower but it still performs well in varying lighting conditions.
The final highlight is free uploads of all your 4K video to Google Photos and snaps at full-resolution. This just happens to absolutely blow every other photo storage out of the water. It’s the cherry on the top and makes living with 32GB of storage more practical.
Lenovo Moto Z
The Moto Z main camera is 13MP with larger-sized 1.12um pixels and includes a f/1.8 aperture with optical image stabilization and laser autofocus.The front-facing camera is 5MP and with a f/2.2 aperture and 1.4um big pixels for better low light and a real LED flash on the front. That’s becoming a bigger and bigger feature for selfie-craving phone owners.
OIS and zero shutter lag make this a fine smartphone camera during daylight hours, in fact, one that can compete with Samsung and LG. Well, if you’re not zooming into 100% crop to nitpick.
There are other basic modes of Video, Panorama, and Slow Motion in additional to Professional mode. Video can be shot at 4K UHD at 30fps and 1080p at 60fps or 30fps. Slow motion on the rear camera records at 120fps but brings the resolution down to 720p.
Samsung’s top-tier phones use the same boxy frame by default. The camera shoots in 16:9 and 9.7MP, but you can and should be changed to the max 13MP, even though it’s a 4:3 aspect ratio. That’s the resolution and aspect ratio we used on our camera samples gallery on the next page.
The OnePlus 3T’s advanced front-facing camera helps you live stream in HD and authentic live streamer every moment, updated with a 16 MP sensor. Automatically, just smile into the camera and Smile Capture will take the picture for you. The front camera intelligently combines pixels to gather more light and reduce noise when shooting in low-light scenarios.
To help you capture the perfect shot with ease lightning-fast shutter speed and a snappy autofocus, our 16 MP rear camera uses exclusive technologies. Automatically, High-Dynamic Range (HDR) balances your photos, even in difficult lighting conditions. This results in clearer, more colorful photos.
Dual stabilization technologies in the OnePlus 3T make blurriness a problem of the past. 4K photos and videos were taken by your rear camera are also more stable. The Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) compensates for shakes and jolts. New EIS 2.0 technology cancels out unwanted movements in your videos.
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