Whether it is an outdoor, smartphone or a nanny cam, a perfect camera is one that is an all-rounder in all aspects. As a smartphone user, you may have come across various brands under this like Galaxies, Nokia and iPhones. These phones offer the best quality cameras to users. Recently, Huawei is gaining a lot of popularity as a mid-level camera phone. Google’s Pixel was a strong contender for this category. However, its camera quality has deteriorated a lot in recent years.
In this article, we will discuss the specifications of some of the best camera phones in 2020.
1. Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G
•Large -sensor back camera collects bright light, and binning reduces noise along with HDR
•High level sensor available for telephoto camera
•8K film recording
•Wide angles might lack autofocus
•Special zoom 100x feature available
Initially, we didn’t have any high hopes with Galaxy S20. And many were skeptical about the special zoom 100x feature claimed by the makers of Galaxy S20. Many find the price of this to be quite high when compared to the cost of other phones offering similar features.
2. Xiaomi Mi Note 10
•Extremely versatile five-camera option and two telephotos
•Back camera is bigger offering high-level sensor just like Galaxy Ultra
•Rear view camera features AF
•Mid level chipset which is pretty impressive
•Below average video recording quality
• AF is not available for the front camera
Xiaomi Mi Note 10 offers powerful camera hardware which is extremely versatile and gives crusts clear images. The video recording quality of this model, however, lacks clarity. As of now, Xiaomi Mi Note 10 is believed to offer the highest sensors which produce stunning 27MP shots in all lighting conditions.
3. Apple iPhone 11 Pro
•Offers high-level auto-HDR
•High resolution video camera
•Some images project dull colors
• AF is not available for the front camera
•Available in limited color options
•Comes with a long battery life
Apple’s iPhone 11 Pro offers clear and consistent shots. It can work with different types of resolutions at various frame rates and comes with three cameras. It claims to provide one of the most powerful visual stabilization systems. While recording videos, users can take advantage of the Smart HDR, offering a dynamic range.
4. OnePlus 7T Pro
•3x wide camera
•Auto focus feature available for the back camera
•Budget friendly and affordable
•No AF is available for the front camera
OnePlus 7T Pro is more economical and less expensive than the OnePlus 8 Pro, and the camera offers satisfactory quality. This smartphone is durable and an excellent investment which can last for a good 2-3 years.
5. Huawei P30 Pro
•AF available for the back camera
•Less expensive than P40 Pro
•Offers Google Services support
•Auto focus is not available for the front camera
•The video recording quality is below average
•It works exceptionally well in low light settings
This model has been around for quite some time and remains to be as popular as it was when it was launched around a year ago. The back camera offers autofocus which makes this phone versatile and worth investing in.
6. Google Pixel 4 XL
•Photos offer vibrant pixel look
•Offers special features for computational photography
•Telephoto is only 2x
•Wide angle camera is not available
•No autofocus is available for the front camera
•Is a bit costly
•Hardware issues and technical glitches might take place
Pixel 4 is one of the most recommended smartphones for those who are into professional photography. Although this mobile lacks a wide-angle camera and is only 2x, it is still an excellent phone for intermediate level photography.
7. Huawei P40 Pro
•Camera works in all lighting conditions
•5x periscope available
•High quality front photos from ToF module
•30fps offers image stabilization
•Night mode available
•Lacks Google services support
Huawei P40 Pro has a 5x periscope and offers ultra-wide camera settings. The front camera provides vibrant and crystal clear images. This is a great budget phone and is ideal for those who prefer to shoot portrait shots.
8. Samsung Galaxy Note 10+
•Rear 4 camera setup
•16 megapixel back camera
•10-megapixel front camera
•4K HD image quality
•Image stabilization available
Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10+ offers impressive specifications and offers remarkable pictures with dynamic color quality. Users can also adjust the blurred vision.
9. Honor 9
Huawei’s Honor 9 provides dual camera and exceptional internal storage space. The body is stylish and lightweight. The Hybrid Zoom features provides 2x zoom. The monochrome camera gives detailed 20mp picture.
•Ideal for taking monochrome pictures
•Long battery life
10. Honor View 20
•25MP front camera
•Exceptional night shot
This is a mid-level 48mp camera and which is something you don’t get to see in a lot of mid-range smartphones. It also offers an option to shoot images in 12MP through the same 48-megapixel lens.
To Sum Up
In this article, we discussed some of the best budget camera phones in 2020. Whether you are a pro digital photographer or a newbie, you can easily find a high performing camera phone according to your budget and nature of photography.