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Best Camera Smartphones in Nepal

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Photos have been part of our life these days. We do things and take a snap. A single click, which lets you save a moment for a lifetime. Just by turning a photo album and you can relive a moment, which pulls smile on your face and some cases, tears. However, the time has gone far more ahead. Nowadays, you should not waste a day roaming here and there in your busy schedule just to find a reel for your camera. You can simply take a snap through your smartphone and see the photos whenever convenient. Also, while traveling and trekking, carrying a camera add burden to your luggage. Therefore, carrying a smartphone could possibly be the best alternative.

Nowadays, every smartphone is equipped with a decent camera. With the popularity of social networks, people are eager to share their lifestyle through visual means. As the craze for photos is peaking, manufacturers are obliged to include the better camera (both primary and secondary) to prevent themselves from the downfall in the race of being the best in the multitude of smartphones.

With the myriad of phones in the market with lots of flagship kinds, camera/photography comparison is nowhere to be easy. And talking about the photography, a megapixel is just a number. It does not give the complete information about the photos it will capture. So after the tough job of comparison, we came through a list of best camera smartphones, which will let you capture a moment and relive it whenever it is fading from your mind palace.

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10Sony Xperia XZ Premium 

In terms of camera, Sony Xperia XZ Premium comes with a 19MP Motion Eye camera on the rear, which is definitely a downgrade in the Megapixel count if compared to its predecessor. But since the Megapixel count is not a true measure of the quality of the images, the camera on the device cannot be yet called a downgrade. Considering the increased pixel size, Xperia XZ Premium is definitely better than its predecessor is since the increased pixel size replicates more details into the image from the true atmosphere and performs well during lowlights.

The rear camera on the phone has an impressive sensor with the assists from predictive hybrid autofocus and laser autofocus. The focus from the laser autofocus is fast and sharp whereas the presence of predictive hybrid autofocus predicts the motion of moving bodies and avoids the shakes and blurs while capturing such objects. In addition to that, images captured offer sufficient amount of sharpness and details, the color reproduction is great depicting a natural replication and admirable dynamic range without creating a fuss.

On the front, the 13MP selfie shooter offers a great experience for the users with its exceptionally good performance.  The front camera brings natural colors to the photos with plenty amount of details. The most striking feature on the Xperia XZ Premium is its capability to take slow-motion videos at whopping 960 fps. However, this capability is limited only to the HD videos.

Rear camera 19MP, f/2.0 aperture, 25mm focal length, 1/2.3” sensor size, EIS, predictive hybrid autofocus and laser autofocus, LED flash
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Video [email protected], [email protected], HDR
Front camera 13MP, f/2.0, 1/3″ sensor size, 1.12 µm pixel size, 22mm focal length, captures 1080p videos
Price Rs.80,500

9OnePlus 5

The dual-camera setup on the OnePlus 5 includes a 16MP sensor as the primary camera and 20MP sensor as the secondary one. The primary sensor is featured with a wide aperture of f/1.7 and EIS (Electronic Image Stabilization) to avoid shakes and blurs while taking images. The secondary sensor is a telephoto lens has an aperture of f/2.6 and lacks stabilization system. The presence of dual-camera setup on the device is for optical zoom and the telephoto zoom on the phone is actually a combination of optical zoom and software.

In terms of camera performance, shots from OnePlus 5 are well detailed and vibrant. The color reproduction is close to natural with eye-pleasing tones and is not overly saturated. The presence of secondary telephoto lens has offered optical zooming without the loss of quality. So one should not necessarily move closer to the subject to get the job done.

On the front, there is a 16MP camera, which serves as a selfie snapper. The front camera also includes a wide aperture of f/2.0. To avoid shakes and blurs on the selfies, EIS (Electronic Image Stabilization) is included. Users will also be privileged with vibrant and saturated natural tones as there is an inclusion of Auto HDR for the selfie camera.

Rear camera Dual-camera,  16MP (f/1.7, 24mm, 1/2.8” sensor size, 1.12µm pixel size, EIS) + 20MP (f/2.6, 52mm focal length, 1.0µm pixel size, 1/2.8” sensor size), 1.6x optical zoom, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Video [email protected], [email protected]/60fps, [email protected]/120fps
Front camera 16MP, f/2.0, EIS, 1.0µm pixel size, Auto-HDR, captures 1080p videos
Price Rs.59,500

8 Xiaomi MI6

The rear camera setup on Xiaomi MI6 includes two-12MP lens oriented in a horizontal configuration. The assembly is aided by dual-LED (dual-tone) flash. The primary camera among the two comes with an aperture of f/1.8, the focal length of 27mm and 4-axis OIS (optical image stabilization). The secondary, however, lacks OIS and a constricted aperture (as compared to the primary) of f/2.6.

The camera setup on the device is capable of zooming optically up to two times and digitally up to 10 times without loss of quality. The presence of dual-camera setup on the back has also added functionality to capture images with Bokeh effects. The images taken with Boken effect from the device comes appreciable with the subject on focus and blurred backgrounds with softened edges. Photos taken from Xiaomi MI6 are impressive with accurate color balance and lively color rendition. However, the dynamic range is mostly high even without the HDR on. For the focusing, the phone is furnished with phase detection autofocus (PDAF), which is pretty fast.

Up front, there is an 8MP camera dedicated for selfies. The selfies captured from the front does not seem to disappoint under ample lighting condition. But same cannot be said under low lights. Under lowlights, image taken is mostly clouded with grains and noises.

Rear camera Dual 12 MP ((f/1.8, 27mm focal length, 1.25µm pixel size, OIS 4-axis) + (f/2.6, 52mm focal length, , 1.0µm pixel size)), 2x optical zoom, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
Features Marquee feature, geotagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Video [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]
Front camera 8MP, captures 1080p videos
Price Rs. 57,999

7Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge

Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge carry different specification though there is no difference between them camera wise and the photos it produces, so we are going to mention them under the same heading. The S7 series sports a 12 MP lens with an aperture of f/1.7 on its back featuring phase detection autofocus, OIS and LED flash.

The secondary camera is of 5 MP with the sensor size of 1/4.1” and an aperture of f/1.7, which assists you in a dual video call and auto HDR. The bright f/1.7 lens and 1.4 µm pixels on the image sensor will save you from worrying about the photos while taking snaps even in dim-lighted places. Since the phone consists of dual pixel sensor, the snaps were taken by it are more natural. The phone also has included motion photo feature, which allows you to capture a moment of three seconds before you press the shutter.

Rear camera 12 MP, f/1.7, 1/2.5″ sensor size, 1.4 µm pixel size, phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash
Features Geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video, and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama
Video [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], HDR, dual-video recording
Front camera 5 MP, f/1.7, 1/4.1″ sensor size, 1.34 µm pixel size, 22mm, Auto HDR, dual video call
Price Rs. 57,900 (S7) | Rs.68,900 (S7 Edge)

6Huawei P10 Plus

The Huawei P10 Plus has embraced Leica SUMMILUX camera lenses, which is premium than the Leica SUMMARIT lenses found on P9 and P10. The rear panel of the phone includes a Dual-camera setup: one is for monochrome, another is for RGB colors, and the merging algorithm equipped with the phone intelligently merges the colors from the RGB sensor and the details of the monochrome sensor. The assembly of 20MP monochrome and 12MP RGB sensors on the phone produces images with crisp details. In addition, the wide aperture of f/1.8 helps to suck in plenty of light and resulting in the photos marred by minimal grain, which is to say that the images captured will evade the noise and hideous grains even on the lowlights.

The Dual-camera setup is proven to provide an excellent Bokeh effects. Moreover, the setup is quite helpful in Optical zooming up to two times without a degradation in the image quality. The rear camera assembly is also assisted by 4-in-1 hybrid autofocus (phase/laser/contrast/depth-sensing).

On the front, lies an 8MP shooter with an aperture of F/1.9. The selfies taken are sharp and tuned with natural colors. On toggling to the Portrait mode in the inbuilt camera app, the user gains the privilege to add the touch of Bokeh effect even on the selfies.

On the videography side, the primary camera is capable of shooting 2160p (4K/UHD) at the frame rate of 30 fps and 1080p (Full-HD) at 60fps. The selfie camera on the front is capable of recording Full-HD (1080p) videos at 30fps frame rate.






Primary Leica co-engineered dual camera: 20MP monochrome/12MP color sensors, both with f/1.8 aperture, 28mm equiv. focal length; OIS, 4-in-1 hybrid autofocus, Dual-LED (Dual-tone) flash; 2x hybrid zoom
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Secondary 8MP, f/1.9 aperture, 26mm lens; simulated bokeh effect
Video 2160p and 1080p @ 30/60fps (primary camera)

1080p @ 30fps (Secondary camera)

Front camera 16 MP, f/2.0, 1.0 µm pixel size, 1080p
Price Rs. 79,000

5iPhone 7 and 7 plus

iPhone 7 and 7 Plus are a year old devices. Yet they still hold a respectable position on our list of top smartphone cameras. Talking about the iPhone 7, it has a 12-megapixel lens with f/1.8 aperture. Yes, the same lens the Plus variant’s dual camera set up features. So, unless the telephoto lens comes into work, and except for the portrait mode, the end product of both the cameras are more or less same. You can expect this single lens setup to take some great images.

iPhone 7 plus houses dual 12 MP camera on its back in which one is a wide-angle camera with an aperture of f/1.8 and another is a telephoto camera with an aperture of f/2.8. This assembly in the phone offers an optical zoom up to two times and digital zoom up to ten times, which proves that this phone consists of no ordinary camera. This camera includes loads of features like OIS, Quad-LED True Tone flash, and Panorama.

The rear camera is capable of recording 4k videos which can be zoomed optically up to two times and digitally up to six times. Optical image stabilization for video, Slo‑mo video support for 1080p at 120 fps and 720p at 240 fps, time‑lapse video with stabilization, Cinematic video stabilization (1080p and 720p) and Continuous autofocus video are on the board here too.

The front camera of both the phones is equipped with 7-megapixel snapper featuring an aperture of f/2.2, retina flash, auto image stabilization, body and face detection and exposure control. The front snappers are also capable of taking HD videos of 1080p.

Rear camera 12 MP, f/1.8, OIS, phase detection autofocus, OIS, dual tone quad-LED flash Dual 12 MP, (28mm, f/1.8, OIS & 56mm, f/2.8), phase detection autofocus, 2x optical zoom, quad-LED (dual tone) flash
Features Geo-tagging, 4K video and 8MP image recording at the same time, touch focus, face and smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama) Geo-tagging, 4K video and 8MP image recording at the same time, touch focus, face and smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama)
Video [email protected], [email protected]/60/120fps, [email protected] [email protected], [email protected]/60/120fps, [email protected]
Front camera 7 MP, f/2.2, [email protected], [email protected], face detection, HDR, panorama 7 MP, f/2.2, 32mm, [email protected], [email protected], face detection, HDR, panorama
Price Rs.75,000 (32GB) | Rs.88,000 (128GB) | Rs.95,500 (256GB) Rs.90,000 (32GB)

4 Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+

On the camera section, S8 series closely resembles the S7 series statistically. The megapixel count and width of the aperture of the back camera did not see a new number, although the front camera has been upgraded to 8 MP and the software and UI of the camera have been enhanced in the S8/S8+ to prove it superior.

During the comparison, it was found that the s8/s8+ were faster and responsive than its predecessors. In addition, S8/S8+ bears enhanced filters, augmented reality and stickers. The newbies also employ multi-frame image processing. In this processing method, the camera takes three pictures and merges the details to create a better one. The 8 MP front camera on S8/S8+ is privileged with autofocus, unlike the fixed focus and Auto HDR in S7/S7 edge. The rear camera on the S8/S8+ is also integrated with Bixby Vision, which scans or take a shot of an object and delivers information regarding it. In Nepali market, Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ cost Rs. 76,900 and Rs. 86,900 respectively.

Primary 12 MP, F/1.7, 1/2.5″ sensor size, 1.4 µm sensor size, Phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED Flash
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, Auto HDR, Simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording
Video [email protected], [email protected]
Secondary 8 MP, f/1.7, autofocus, [email protected]
Price Rs. 76,900 (S8) | Rs.86,900 (S8+)

3HTC U11

The 3.5mm headphone jack killer, HTC U11 has the DxOMark of 90 points. HTC is renowned for the inclusion of Ultrapixel sensors on its smartphones and U11 has not been an exception. The rear camera on the phone enjoys 12MP UltraPixel 3 sensor with a wide aperture of f/1.7 aperture and OIS. To assist during lowlights, the phone comes with dual-LED (dual-tone) flash to bring natural effects.

The rear camera on the phone takes impressive images with crisp and plenty of details, natural color reproduction and not overly saturated. The low light photography is also remarkable, thanks to its wide aperture of f/1.7. Noises and grains are generally absent even while taking images under low lights. Capturing the images in Pro mode brings out images in RAW format, which is definitely good news for the professional photographers.

The front-facing camera on the phone is equipped with a 16MP sensor with an aperture of f/2.0. The front camera not only offers a higher resolution on the selfies but also captures lively and vibrant images. There is the inclusion of HDR boost mode for the front camera, which helps to bring out clearest and most vibrant image possible.

Rear camera 12MP UltraPixel 3 sensor, f/1.7 aperture, OIS, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Video [email protected], [email protected]/120fps
Front camera 16MP, f/2.0, OIS, HDR Boost support, captures 1080p videos
Price Rs.79,000

2iPhone 8 and 8 Plus

The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus launched only a few days ago. Like the 7 model, the 8 shares its lens with the 8 Plus which like the 7 Plus has dual cameras.

As per the iPhone 8 Plus, the device’s pricing starts at Rs. Rs 112,500 and buyers won’t have to compromise on any aspect of the smartphone, not especially on its cameras. The iPhone 8 plus sports dual 12-megapixel cameras, one working as a wide-angle lens and the other as a telephoto lens. It scored a total of 94 as its DXOmark rating. But enough talk about its specifications, let’s get on to how the dual cameras perform in real life.

The cameras of the new iPhone have yet again set a high standard. The 8 Plus is equipped with the portrait lighting feature with quite a lot of depth. Even the front-camera on the 8 is capable of taking portrait pictures now.  However, the front-facing portrait mode is still not as good as Google Pixel 2 XL’s. I’m not saying that the selfie shooter of these devices doesn’t live up to its mark, the selfies come out best-in-class like a true flagship, but Apple could have made it a lot better on the portrait part. This is fixable with a software update, though.

The rear cameras of the 8 Plus take sharper and more vibrant colored images as compared to the ones on the 7 Plus. All the images it takes are saturated and colorful under ample lighting. Under low lighting, the cameras, due to the 1.7 aperture of the wide-angle lens, take quite decent images.The software processing of the A11 bionic chip has a lot to play for the images the iPhone 8 Plus takes. Oh ,and it takes 4k video at 60fps and 108p videos at 240fps!

Rear camera 12 MP, f/1.8, OIS, phase detection autofocus, OIS, dual tone quad-LED flash 12 MP dual wide-angle and telephoto lens, f/1.8 and f/2.8, 2x optical zoom, phase detection autofocus, OIS, dual tone quad-LED flash
Features Geo-tagging, 4K video and 8MP image recording at the same time, touch focus, face and smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama) Geo-tagging, 4K video and 8MP image recording at the same time, touch focus, face and smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama)
Video [email protected]/30/60fps, [email protected]/60/120/240fps [email protected]/30/60fps, [email protected]/60/120/240fps
Front camera 7 MP, f/2.2, [email protected], [email protected], face detection, HDR, panorama 7 MP, f/2.2, [email protected], [email protected], face detection, HDR, panorama
Price Rs. 98,500 (64 GB) | Rs. 119,500 (256 GB) Rs. 112,500 (64 GB) | Rs. 133,000 (256 GB)

1Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Although the smartphones with the dual-camera setup are growing like a mushroom in the smartphone arena, Samsung has always been keen on improving the camera performance using a single wide-angle lens. But with the Galaxy Note 8, Samsung included a dual-camera, which is growing like an inescapable tradition.

The dual-camera setup includes two 12MP sensors provided on the back of the phone. It embraces two lenses with different focal lengths and apertures and one being the telephoto (f/2.4) lens and another being the regular wide-angle (f/1.7) lens. The wide-angle lens has a higher quality sensor and the large aperture inlets more amount of light as compared to the telephoto lens. Also, the large sensor and large pixel size blended with dual-pixel autofocus help to pack in more amount of details in the image. The dual-camera setup also captures the images with focused subjects and blurred backgrounds often pronounced as Bokeh effects.

Low light shots also come with free of grains and pack the details in abundance. However, the Bokeh effects seem to lack refined edges on some shots. Another impressive feature with the Note 8 dual camera setup is that both the lenses are assisted by OIS. The rear camera setup is capable of taking zoomed in images without loss in quality: optically up to 2x and digitally up to 10x. On the front, there is a single 8MP camera with an aperture of f/1.7. The wide aperture and large sensor and pixel size inlets light in abundance packed with plenty of details. It too replicates true tone and vivid colors and produces social media ready images.

Rear camera Dual 12MP (f/1.7, PDAF, 1/2.55″ sensor size, 1.4 µm pixel size + f/2.4, AF, 1/3.6″ sensor size, 1.0 µm pixel size), autofocus, 2x optical zoom, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
Features Geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama
Video [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], HDR, dual-video rec.
Front camera 8 MP, f/1.7, 1/3.6″ sensor size, 1.22 µm pixel size, Auto HDR, dual video call, [email protected]
Price Rs.102990