Best Camera Smartphones For 2016
Table of Contents
The latest model of smartphones compare favorable well with each other. Recently, Samsung, Apple, Huawei, HTC, and LG all released new models with upgraded specs with very good camera.
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
The Galaxy S7 Edge is the flagship 4G (LTE) phone from Samsung. The “Edge” in the name refers to the edge to its display which is unique to the phone. It has a multitouch 1,440 x 2,560 pixel 5.5 inch Super AMOLED capacitive screen made with Corning Gorilla Glass 4. There is a choice of either a quadcore or octacore capability. It runs on an Android 6 (Marshmallow). It has 4 GB RAM with either 32 GB or 64 GB internal storage. The storage can be further expanded with microSD cards and capable of up to 256 GB. The primary camera is 12 MP f/1.7 with an LED flash, capable of 4K video recording. Its secondary camera is 5 MP f/1.7 with Auto HDR.
iPhone 6S Plus
The iPhone 6s Plus is the latest offering from Apple. It is a 4G (LTE) capable phone. It has a 5.5 inch 1,080 x 1,920 pixel IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with a 3D Touch display. It runs on Apple iOS 9, upgradeable to 9.3.3 and iOS 10. It has a 2 GB RAM with built-in storage of 16, 64 or 128 GB depending on the model. It is crammed with a 12 MP primary camera with a 5 MP secondary shooter. The primary camera is capable of 4K video recording while the secondary camera is capable of 1,080p video. Both cameras are capable of HDR and panorama.
The HTC 10 is a 4G capable phone smartphone from HTC. It has a 1,440 x 2,560 pixel, 5.2 inch Super LCD5 capacitive touchscreen with multitouch capability protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. It is fitted with a dual-core processor and runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow). It sports a 4 GB RAM with 32 GB or 64 GB built-in memory, with a microSD slot capable which can use 254 GB cards. The primary camera is 12 MP f/1.8 with laser autofocus and dual LED flash, capable of capturing 4K video. The secondary snapper is 5 MP with autofocus capable of 1,080p video.
Google Nexus 6P
The Google Nexus 6P by Huawei is a 4G capable phone. It has a 1,440 x 2,560 pixel 5.7 inch AMOLED capacitive touhchscreen protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 4 oleopathic coating. It has a quadcore processor running sweet Android 6.0 (Marshmallow). It has 3 GB RAM with up to 128 GB of internal storage. It does not have an option for microSD slot. It has a 12.3 MP primary camera with laser autofocus and a dual LED flash. It is capable of 4K video recording. The secondary camera is 8 MP capable of 1,080p video.
The LG G5 is a 4G LTE capable smartphone from LG. It has an IPS LED capacitive multitouch touchscreen with 1,440 x 2,560 pixels display. It has a Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. It has a dual core processor running on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. It has 4 GB RAM with 32 GB internal storage, expandable to 256 GB with a microSD card. The primary camera is 16 MP with laser autofocus and capable of capturing 4K video. The secondary camera is 8 MP and capable of 1,080p video.
Huawei P9 Plus
The Huawei P9 Plus is a 4G LTE smartphone from Huawei. It has an amazing 5.3-inch 1,440 x 2,560 display with a Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. It runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow). It has a dual core processor with 4 GB RAM and 32 GB built-in storage, expandable to 256 GB with microSD. It has a 16 MP primary camera with a laser autofocus and LED flash capable of 4K video recording (perfect for your next travel destination). The secondary camera is 8 MP and capable of 1,080p video recording.
The main difference between these new models are the interface and the battery life. Independent tests with standard testing procedures for performance and battery life show that Huawei is ahead of or at par with the more expensive brands. Huawei has proven to be a front-runner when it comes to performance and pricing.