While the number of smartphone users are reaching new heights with each passing day, the options available in the market are hitting huge numbers. In recent years, we have seen tons of smartphones raising the standards defining a good smartphone.
There are several aspects that spin around our heads while choosing the best smartphone under one’s budget. One major feature that most of us look for is the camera, not just rear but users look for a convincing front camera as well. No wonder OEMs are well aware of this fact, so they hardly make any compromises with the camera department these days. There are some brands who are marketing their devices as camera phones to target a specific segment of customers.
We would advice you not to fall for such marketing tricks and read as many reviews as possible before you choose your smartphone. Talking of great smartphone cameras, 2016 was a great year as we saw some amazing smartphone cameras on Google Pixel/Pixel XL, Galaxy S7/S7 Edge, LG V20, iPhone 7/7 Plus and some more devices that were launched with dual-camera sensors.
It is quite easy to pick a good smartphone when you have enough funds to spend but getting a good camera under a budget is a task. To make it a little easier for you, here is a list of smartphones with impressive cameras under Rs 20,000.
1. Moto G5 Plus
It is the latest smartphone in the mid-range that has created ripples in the smartphone market soon after its roll out at MWC 2017. Moto G5 Plus comes with impressive cameras on both the sides, making it a complete package for camera lovers looking for a phone under 20K. The Moto G5 Plus features a 12 MP primary camera with autofocus, dual LED flash and f/1.7 aperture. The camera comes with features such as geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama and auto-HDR. On the front, the device sports a 5 MP secondary camera with f/2.2 aperture.
2. Honor 6X
One of the early entrants with a dual-camera under a budget, the Honor 6X has set the trend for smartphone cameras. It comes with a dual-camera setup on the back that is capable of clicking some amazing bokeh shots, if you love that depth-of-field in your photos. The smartphone has a 12+2 MP dual camera at the back, accompanied by LED flash capable of capturing maximum image resolution of 3968 x 2976 pixels and video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Front of the phone has an 8 MP camera.
3. Xperia XA1
This smartphone was launched earlier at the MWC 2017 and made its entry to Indian market recently. Xperia XA1 is the costliest among all the smartphones in the list, but has 23MP camera resolution camera baked on the back. It has a 23MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, laser autofocus and LED flash. On the front, it has an 8MP wide-angle camera for selfies.
4. Vivo V5
Vivo V5 is one of the finest smartphones when it comes to taking selfies. We have listed the smartphone in our list specifically for selfie-lovers as it comes with a 20MP front camera that is capable taking some amazing high resolution selfies. The Vivo V5 features a 13 MP primary camera with autofocus and LED flash. You can record up to 1080p videos at 30 FPS using the rear camera. On the front, you get a 20MP camera with with moonlight flash.
5. Moto G4 Plus
Launched back in 2016, this smartphone was rated as the best camera phone in its price segment. One of the major reasons behind the success of this smartphone and event its successor it the camera prowess backing the Moto G4 Plus. After Moto G5 Plus launch, the price for G4 Plus has come down to Rs 12,499. The Moto G4 Plus features a 16MP auto-focus rear camera with laser auto focus and phase auto detection along with a 5MP wide-angle front camera for selfies.