We live in a world where selfie is in the dictionary and as such no self-respecting smartphone manufacturer can afford to ignore people’s desire to take pictures of themselves. It’s with that in mind that we’ve curated this list of the best smartphone for selfie and the best camera phone models below.
Best Smartphone For Selfie
1. Xiaomi Redmi Y3 (Selfie Phone Under 10K)
Xiaomi’s latest selfie camera mobile brings the best selfie experience to buyers at a low price. The phone is available for an affordable price of Rs. 9,999.
It comes with a 32 Megapixel selfie camera with f/2.25 aperture lens and 0.8-micron sensor, that can capture detailed images.
Also, the selfie camera is capable of clicking images in the portrait mode or with beauty effects. The camera is great for daylight shots but may struggle in the low light conditions.
There is Dual rear cameras on the Redmi Y3 with 12+2 Megapixel lenses for clicking images in the portrait mode. Another highlight of the Redmi Y3 is its 6.26 Inches bezel-less display with HD+ resolution and 87% screen to body ratio.
Powering the phone is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 632, Octa-Core processor with a max clock speed of 2.0 GHz and comes with 3 GB/4GB ram and 32/64 GB internal storage.
It runs on the Android Pie 9.0 OS along with the MIUI 10.
Additionally, the phone also has a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner and a face-unlock feature. Furthermore, the Redmi Y3 has a massive 4000 mAH capacity battery which is sufficient to last all day.
The phone is sleek and measures 8.5 mm in thickness and weighs 180 grams.
If you have a budget of Rs. 10,000, Redmi Y3 is an excellent selfie mobile for you.
2. Vivo V17 Pro (Dual 32 + 8 MP Selfie Camera)
The Vivo V17 Pro is the latest Selfie phone available on the market from the Selfie specialist brand. The mobile is available for Rs. 27,990 with 8 GB Ram and 128 GB Storage.
The key highlight for V17 Pro is the motorized Dual Pop-Up front selfie camera with 32+8 MP with beautifying 7.0 and an f/2.0 aperture. The Dual camera can help you click selfies in portrait mode with natural blur. Also, the lens is high-resolution to capture more details.
The phone comes with f/2.0 aperture and offers group selfies, live photos, AR stickers, camera filters, AI Super Wide-Angle mode, and a dedicated front flash.
Additionally, the phones have Quad rear cameras with 48MP +13MP (Zoom) +8MP (Ultra Wide) + 2MP(depth) lens.
There is Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 processor (max clock speed 2.0 GHz), Adreno 612 GPU and 8 GB RAM powering the phones.
Other noticeable features are 6.4 Inch, 20:9, FHD+ Bezel-free full vision display. Further, it comes with Android Pie 9.1 along with the Funtouch OS 9.2.
There is massive 4500 mAH capacity battery that comes with 18 watts fast charging support.
Overall – If your budget is between Rs. 25,000 to Rs. 30,000 the V17 Pro is a good deal. Read More about the Vivo V17 PRO.
3. Samsung Galaxy A70s (32 MP Samsung Selfie Phone)
Samsung has recently launched the new Galaxy A70s in the Indian market with imporved cameras.
The highlight feature is the selfie camera, with 32 MP lense.The lens come with an f/2.0 aperture for better low light selfies and even has the Live Focus feature.
Also, the camera allows you to click selfies with profound bokeh effect and even adjust the amount of blur based on your preference.
The standard beautify features like face slimming, eye broadening and face smoothing can make your selfies stand-out.
Additionally, The A70s comes with glossy uni-body design and offers a large 6.7-inch Bezel-free display. The Super AMOLED display has an 19:9 aspect ratio with 1080 x 2400 pixels for an incredible multimedia experience.
Notably, the A70s comes with triple rear cameras at the back with 64 MP (F1.8) + 5MP (F2.2) + 8MP (F2.2).
Powering the phone is the Qualcomm Snapdrgon 675 Processor along with Adreno 612 GOu with 6 GB of ram. Moreover, it comes with 128 GB of internal storage that is user expandable.
Additionally, an enormous 4500 mAh battery fuels the A70s which supports fast charging through the USB Type-C port.
Lastly, the phone has Android Pie 9.0 with Samsung One UI.
The mobile is available for Rs. 28,990 in the retail market and online.
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4. OnePlus 7T (A Performance Phone With Good Selfie Camera)
Chinese hot shot manufacturer Oneplus’s latest flagship killer Oneplus 7T can easily be considered as the best value for money high-end mobile.
The Oneplus 7T is available in 2 variants 128 GB, 8 GB RAM and 256 GB, 8 GB Ram priced at Rs. 34,999 and Rs. 37,999 respectively.
Apart from boasting of a triple lens rear camera setup, the all-new Oneplus 7T will also delight you with its 16 Megapixel (Sony IMX 471 sensor) with F 2.0 aperture, water-drop notch Selfie Camera.
The Oneplus 6T came with the Sony IMX 371 sensor and the new OP7T offers the latest sensor from Sony.
The front camera also comes with EIS for a better video with less shakiness. Also, it is capable of recording 1080P, 30 FPS videos for live streaming on Youtube or Facebook, if you wish to do that.
The selfie camera houses a Sony IMX 471 sensor with many useful features like fixed focus coupled with Auto HDR mode that helps you capture beautiful portrait shots.
Further, it comes with a 1.0-micron lens to capture more light, and 16-megapixel resolution ensures that your selfies are quite detailed.
It also has a screen flash that helps to improve low light or nighttime photography.
There is also a ‘beautify’ mode included; it comes with an adjustable slider so that you can control the amount of effect added. This effect smooths and enhances the skin tone resulting in better selfies.
OnePlus 7T comes with a Triple Rear camera. It has a primary 48 MP Sony IMX586 sensor with EIS and f/1.6 aperture for better low light imaging.
The secondary rear cameras come with 12 MP (Telephoto) and 16 MP ultra-wide lens.
Apart from the great camera, Oneplus 7T houses 8 /6 GB RAM, Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ monster processor clocked at 2.9 GHz. It comes with a Dash Charge technology for quick charging.
OnePlus 7T also boasts of an Optic AMOLED 6.41 inch FHD+ (2340*1080 pixels ) 90 Hz, infinity display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection.
OnePlus 7T has a 3800 mah massive battery, with 30 Watts charger, to keep you going all day long.
OnePlus 7T may not be marketed as a Selfie smartphone though it is an overall excellent device that also comes with a decent front selfie camera.
5. Vivo V11 Pro (25 MP Selfie Camera Phone)
The Vivo V11 Pro is one of the best selfie camera phone s that you can buy in the 20k to 30k segment. The Vivo V11 Pro has a recent price cut and is now available for Rs. 23,990.
The mobile comes with 25 MP front selfie camera and is one of the first phones to come with a super high-resolution sensor and AI support to improve the image quality.
The phone has a new AI face shaping feature that improves the facial features and produces clear selfies.
The front camera comes with f/2.0 aperture and has support for Retina flash, AR stickers, AI selfie lighting, Palm capture, gender detection, AI portrait framing and many more features.
Also, the rear cameras are impressive with Dual 12+5 MP sensors that comes with f/1.8 aperture. The camera can click good images in low light conditions as well as decent portrait mode performance.
Powering the device is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 Processor and the Adreno 512 GPU which is excellent for gaming.
Additionally, the phone offers 6 GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage (can be expanded up to 256 GB using dedicated micro-sd card).
Notably, it has an enormous 6.4-inch waterdrop notch display with Full HD+ resolution (2340*1080). The phone has a super AMOLED panel which offers a great viewing experience.
Another highlight feature for the device is the in-display fingerprint scanner which looks fantastic.
It runs on Android Oreo 8.1 along with the fun touch OS 4.5 and has 4G VOLTE support.
Lastly, the battery capacity is decent – 3300 mAH and comes with fast charging support.
The V11 Pro is an excellent phone with good cameras, fast performance and has the coveted in-display fingerprint reader.
6. Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 PRO ( 20 MP Selfie Camera)
Xiaomi’s newest addition is Redmi Note 8 PRO was launched in October 2019 in India with a price tag of Rs 14,999 or $240.
It boasts of an impressive Front selfie camera with 20 resolution. It is ideal for clicking selfies in all light conditions and even is capable of clicking great portrait selfies with background blur which looks more natural due to AI processing.
Further, the Front camera comes with nifty features like – Panorama selfie, Palm shutter, AI silhouette detection, Front camera HDR, AI scene detection, and AI studio lighting.
Also, Xiaomi has added several features to the camera that allow you to click photos with stickers, or with the portrait lighting.
The rear Quad cameras on the Note 8 Pro is even better in comparison to the predecessor and comes with primary 64 MP Samsung sensor with f/1.8 aperture and has 0.8-micron pixel size.
There are 3 more cameras with 8 MP + 2MP + 2MP sensors.
The camera supports HDR, AI Portraits, fancy backlighting, and 4K videos support along with EIS. Undoubtedly, the Redmi Note 8 Pro is a great value for money deal for buyers looking for excellent camera quality on a budget.
Powering the device is the MediaTek Helio G90T / Arm Mali-G76 3EEMC4 chipset along with 6/8 GB RAM making the phone blazing fast for all daily tasks.
Also, you will love the beautiful 6.53 inch IPS LCD FHD+(2340*1080 pixels) display for watching movies.
Moreover, it comes with the fresh Android Pie 9.0 and vastly improved MIUI 11.
Lastly, fueling the phone is a 4500 mah battery that supports 18 Watts fast charging technology.
7. Oppo F11 Pro (Pop Up Selfie Camera)
If you are looking for an excellent selfie camera phone from Oppo, the recently launched F11 Pro is an excellent choice, for $400 or Rs. 23,990.
For starters, the Oppo F11 Pro comes with a wide-angle, motorized, pop-up 16 Megapixel front camera with f/2.0 aperture size, ideal for taking selfies and even group selfies at parties.
Also, the front camera comes with portrait mode, 1.0-micron lens, and AI improvements to make your photos better. The camera has multi-frame exposure technology which prevents over and underexposure in different lighting conditions.
Oppo has intuitive software for clicking selfies and adding effects to improve the overall quality of the image which can be handy for sharing selfies quickly on social media.
Additionally, it boasts of Dual rear camera with a 48MP (Sony IMX 586 Sensor) with f.1.79 aperture and a 5 MP camera depth-sensing camera.
The camera is capable of clicking decent daylight images and the secondary camera helps in improving the portrait shots with background blur.
Powering the mobile is an Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P70 processor (clock speed – 2.0 GHz), ARM Mali-G72 MP3 GPU for gaming.
Also, it has 6 GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage.
Apart from the incredible front camera, it boasts of a large 6.5-inch display with 2340 by 1080 pixels resolution with 401 PPI, and 2.5D Curve Glass.
Furthermore, it runs on Android Pie 9.0 and Color OS 6.
The F11 PRO offers dual Sim 4G VOLTE support along with the native 3G and 2G. Lastly, the battery capacity is 4000 mAH that will easily last all day with mixed usage and even comes with VOOC Flash Charge 3.0 for quick charging.
To sum up, the Oppo F11 Pro is an excellent upper mid-range selfie mobile that offers a decent experience and performance.