There’s no longer a need to lug around a heavy camera bag. Thanks to today’s advanced camera phone technology, amateur photographers can capture stunning, bright and clear photos right from the palm of their hand. Here are some of 2016’s top contenders that you should consider.
Announced to the public in spring 2016, Android’s HTC 10 offers some of the leading specs when it comes to smartphones. HTC 10 has the world’s first optical image stabilizer (OIS) in both the front and back cameras, which results in bright, steady and sharp photos. The phone’s main camera gives you 136 percent more light in your shots thanks to the UltraPixel sensor, OIS and bright lens. Pixels are powerful, so this smartphone camera offers 12 million of them for brilliant, high-res images. Plus, this phone can capture stunning 4K video. Finally, HTC 10 earned a high DxOMark score of 88 for its camera hardware.
Google Nexus 6P
Google’s Nexus 6P offers a powerful camera that was specially built to capture life’s fine details. Photos taken on this phone are brighter than ever before with larger pixels making for sharp and vibrant shots, even if the conditions aren’t perfect. In fact, the tech experts from TechRadar claim that this smartphone camera takes superior indoor photos in low-light conditions, such as restaurants, bars and outdoors after the sun goes down.
Samsung Galaxy S7
With Samsung’s Galaxy S7 you can say goodbye to blurry or dark photos. The Galaxy S7 is the first camera phone to have Dual Pixel technology. Combined with autofocus, you can capture sudden movements and moments, even in low-light conditions. This camera phone has the widest aperture available in a smartphone, which also allows for more light to enter the camera, resulting in brighter, clearer images.
The enhanced camera capabilities of this smartphone make it one of the top choices for budding photographers. The smartphone’s camera allows for professional-like images with its wide-angle lens options. The LG G5 also offers features like Ultra HD, manual mode and auto shot, which is a camera setting that automatically snaps a photo when a face is detected. You will love that the LG G5 is equipped with a slide out battery that can be changed in seconds. It also has a 5.3-inch Quad HD display, a higher pixel density and a brighter viewing experience than ever before, all of which are great for sharing photos with friends and followers online.
Sony Xperia Z5
Sony has been a leader in the tech world for decades, so it should come as no surprise to learn that they have one of the top smartphones on the market today. Sony’s Xperia Z5 is the company’s best camera phone to date. Its zoom is five times sharper than before and it has a 00.3-second autofocus, which helps you capture life’s fleeting moments in a snap no matter your skill level. This model is Sony’s best ever camera phone for capturing low-light pictures, so your shots won’t have the typical noise or blur. Finally, the sleek-designed phone is waterproof and offers up to two full days of battery life, allowing you to take more photos wherever you may be.