Best Camera Smartphones in India 2017


In the last couple of years, camera on smartphones has evolved a lot. Now, smartphone cameras are the most widely used tool for capturing the special moments. They can click awesome pictures and can give competition to digital cameras. A smartphone camera now even comes with dual lenses so that the consumers can click portrait images with shallow depth of field. Today, we will list the best camera smartphones in India. These are mostly flagship smartphones with great cameras suited for mobile photography. The list also comprises some budget smartphones, but if your budget is on the lower side and you cannot afford to purchase the best flagship phones, we would advise you to check out these best smartphones within 15000. They also offer an excellent camera experience.

So let’s get started now with our segment of the best camera smartphones available in India currently that your money can buy. Do note that the list is in no specific order as these smartphones are the best in their own rights.

Best Camera Smartphones in India 2017

1. Samsung Galaxy S8+


The Samsung Galaxy S8+ is not famous for its cameras since they are mostly the same in comparison to the Galaxy S7 Edge and Samsung has decided to not jump on the dual camera bandwagon yet. However, this remains in our best camera smartphones list because it offers an incredible 12-megapixel primary camera, which is one of the best in the mobile world and the selfie cameras has become better with a bump to 8-megapixel sensor. We are recommending it over the S7 edge because of its Infinity Display, stellar design, and better performance.

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Do check out the other specifications of the Samsung Galaxy S8+ below.

Key Specifications:

  • 2-inch Quad HD+ display
  • Exynos 8895 octa-core processor
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB storage, expandable – 256GB
  • TouchWiz UI (Android 7.1 Nougat)
  • 12MP rear camera with LED flash
  • 8MP selfie camera
  • Fingerprint sensor (back)
  • Iris scanner
  • Heart Rate sensor
  • IP68 certified
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 3500mAh battery (non-removable)
  • Fast charging (both wired and wireless)

2. Apple iPhone 7 Plus

Apple iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus

The iPhone 7 Plus from the house of Apple may not be the first smartphone in the world with dual rear cameras but it is the first iPhone to sport the dual lens system, and according to us, it’s the best mobile in the world to have implemented the feature successfully. The iPhone 7 Plus sports two 12 megapixel rear cameras and the second lens is being used for clicking portrait images with shallow depth of field (bokeh) effect. It performs on par with the best DSLR cameras in this department if the pictures are clicked in natural lighting. The 7-megapixel selfie camera is great as well.

Find out more about the Apple iPhone 7 Plus below.

Key Specifications:

  • 5-inch Full HD Retina display
  • 3GHz A10 quad-core processor
  • 3GB RAM
  • 128GB storage, non-expandable
  • iOS 10
  • Dual 12MP rear cameras with Quad-LED True Tone flash
  • 7MP selfie camera with Retina flash
  • Fingerprint Sensor (front)
  • IP67 certified
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 2900mAh battery (non-removable)

3. OnePlus 5

Oneplus 5 unboxing
Oneplus 5 Box

OnePlus 5 features a beautiful Optic AMOLED display with a 5.5-inch FHD (1920 x 1080 pixels) screen. The device is also protected via a Corning Gorilla glass 5 and 2.5D curved glass. Armed with a metal Uni-body design, the OnePlus 5 looks and feels awesome.

The device is packing a Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 Octa-core processor, which has four cores clocked at 2.45 GHz and other four core clocked at 1.9 GHz. The processor is backed by 710MHz Adreno 540 GPU for startling graphics and gaming. The device is available in two RAM option 6 GB and 8 GB and features two storage option 64 GB and 128 GB.

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As far as the dual camera is concerned, the OnePlus 5 is now armed with a 16-megapixel front camera, with and f/2.0 aperture, the front camera itself can record 1080p @30fps video. The rear camera is sensation these days, featuring a dual camera setup the device has left many smartphone cameras behind. It features a 16-megapixel lens with f/1.7 aperture, the other one is 20 MP telephoto lens with a f/2.6 aperture for the wide angle shot you take. The camera features a Sony IMX398 Exmor RS sensor with DIS, OIS an imaging sensor.

The device also features a 3,300 mAh battery, with the OnePlus dedicated dash charging technology to power up your smartphone in less than 30 minutes. The device is powered by Android 7.1.1 Nougat with the latest Oxygen OS on top of it. In the connectivity section, we have Bluetooth 5.0, aptX HD, NFC, CAT 12/3 CA and 2*2 MIMO WiFi. The device features the fastest fingerprint sensor in the market.


  • Snapdragon 835
  • Dual Cameras
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Camera have 2x optical Zoom for lossless closer
  • Fastest battery charging (Dash Charge)
  • Bluetooth 5.0


  • No IP68 water resistant body
  • No SDcard Slot
  • No OIS
  • No IR blaster

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4. Google Pixel XL

Best Camera Smartphones in India 2017 2

The Pixel XL from the house of Google is also regarded as one of the best camera smartphones in the world. It does not feature a dual lens system, but its single 12.3-megapixel primary camera does a great job. Since Google is pioneer in the field of software, thus the Pixel XL takes some awesome pictures because of its software. There is an auto HDR+ mode which makes the images look stunning. The 8-megapixel front-facing camera also does a great job.

Do check out the other features of the Google Pixel XL below.

Key Specifications:

  • 5-inch Quad HD display
  • 15GHz Snapdragon 821 quad-core processor
  • 4GB RAM
  • 128GB storage, non-expandable
  • Android 7.1 Nougat OS
  • 3MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash
  • 8MP selfie camera
  • Fingerprint sensor (back)
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 3450mAh battery (non-removable)
  • Fast charging

5. LG G6

Lg g6 smartphones best camera

The LG G6 sports a dual lens system at the back. It comes with two 13 megapixel sensors that can also shoot 4K videos. The secondary lens is a wide-angle lens which can take pictures with super zoom and also click portrait images. The 5 megapixel selfie camera might seem poor on paper due to its low megapixel count but it performs well too.

Find out more about the LG G6 below.

Key Specifications:

  • 7-inch Quad+ HD display
  • 35GHz Snapdragon 821 octa-core processor
  • 4GB RAM
  • 32GB storage, expandable – 2TB
  • LG UX 6.0 (Android 7.0 Nougat)
  • Dual 13MP rear cameras with dual-tone LED flash
  • 5MP selfie camera
  • Fingerprint sensor (back)
  • Dolby Vision and HDR 10
  • IP68
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 3300mAh battery (non-removable)
  • Quick Charge 3.0

6. Xiaomi Mi 6

xiaomi Mi 6 smartphone

The Xiaomi Mi 6 is the first smartphone from the company to have ditched the 3.5mm jack, but we are not concerned about that here. We are more than happy that Xiaomi has added a dual lens system at the back, and thus we get two 12 megapixel primary cameras that can click some stunning pictures. The 8 megapixel selfie cameras also does a great job. Moreover, the Mi 6 doesn’t cost a lot like the flagship smartphones above, so if they do not fit your budget, then go for the Mi 6.

Check out the other specifications of the Xiaomi Mi 6 below.

Key Specifications:

  • 15-inch Full HD display
  • Snapdragon 835 octa-core processor
  • 6GB RAM
  • 64/128GB storage, nonexpandable
  • MIUI 8 (Android 7.1.1 Nougat)
  • Dual 12MP rear cameras with dual-tone LED flash
  • 8MP selfie camera
  • Fingerprint sensor (front)
  • USB Type-C audio, no 3.5mm jack
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 3350mAh battery (non-removable)
  • Quick Charge 3.0

7. Honor 6X


The Honor 6X from the house of Huawei also sports dual rear cameras but it is a budget smartphone, which is in reach for most consumers. If you’re a mobile photographer but cannot afford to purchase the flagship smartphones, then do not worry and get the Honor 6X that comes with a 12-megapixel primary rear camera along with a 2-megapixel secondary rear camera. It can shoot great portrait images with background blur. The 8-megapixel selfie camera is not bad either.

Do find out more about the Honor 6X below.

Key Specifications:

  • 5-inch Full HD display
  • 1GHz Kirin 655 octa-core processor
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB storage, expandable – 128GB
  • EMUI 4.1 (Android 6.0 Marshmallow)
  • 12MP + 2MP rear cameras with LED flash
  • 8MP selfie camera
  • Fingerprint sensor (back)
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 3340mAh battery (non-removable)
  • Fast charging

The best camera smartphones in India listing ends here. Do share your honest opinions with us in the comments section below. We hope you have liked our content and it has been useful for you to make a decision in purchasing your next smartphone which comes with a superb camera. This article will get updated periodically so that the best camera phones launched in India gets added here. Until next time, keep clicking and frame your memories.

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