Best Camera Phones Mobile Photographers Should Consider Buying

Have you been on the quest to find a great camera phone that helps you click some amazing photographs?

While you might not come across a definite option that tops in every department, there are a few great smartphones available in the market. Some of them have incredible night features whereas some ace in the video department. However, currently, the camera on each of these devices has been growing at a faster rate. This is why you’re likely to find more camera phone alternatives than before. 

In this article, we’ve put together a list of top 5 camera smartphones that are a great option for mobile photographers.

Apple iPhone 11 PRO

A powerhouse launched by Apple, iPhone 11 PRO has a compact design and tops in almost every department.

With a screen size of 5.8-inch, this smartphone has a Super Retina XDR OLED display alongside a resolution of 1125 x 2436 pixels. Its display is DolbyVision and HDR 10 certified.

The key feature of the iPhone 11 PRO is that its camera is equipped with 3 lenses – 12MP ultrawide, 12MP wide+OIS, and 12MP telephoto. Its front 12MP wide-angle camera is also exceptional, especially for video calls and selfies. Additionally, it can record a high-quality 4K video at 60 fps (frames per second), making it the best phone for vloggers.

If you’ve decided to purchase this smartphone, make sure you’re signing up for iPhone insurance to help you during emergencies.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra

Galaxy S20 Ultra, this is one of the best smartphones ever launched by Samsung till date. It is packed with robust camera features, making it a great option for both stills and videos.

This phone is equipped with a huge screen size of 6.9-inch along with an amazing QHD+ display. Its rear camera has a combination of 12MP ultrawide, 108MP primary, and 48MP telephoto, whereas the front camera boasts a 10MP wide-angle.

The rear camera of Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra has an astounding 100x zoom. With this phone, you can not only record a 4K video at 60 fps, but also capture 8K video at 30 frames per second.

Huawei P30 PRO

This is another amazing camera smartphone for mobile photographers. With a 40MP+20MP+8MP rear camera and 32MP primary camera, this phone is equipped with key features like Touch to Focus (ToF), Auto Flash, and Face Detection.

Huawei P30 PRO also boasts a custom sensor that leverages a color filter along with Leica lenses.

It comes with a telephoto lens that has a ToF sensor and 10x zoom, which gives your photographs an added depth. The phone also has a night mode that assists you click beautiful pictures even in low lit areas. Since its camera helps capture sharp and detailed images, it’s one of the most preferred smartphones among photographers.

Oppo Find X2

This Oppo Find X2 is packed with exceptional features, one of them being its Snapdragon 865 chipset. It also has a mighty screen size of 6.7-inch along with a display leveraging AMOLED panel.

The screen of Oppo Find X2 is HDR10+ certified and has a higher refresh rate of 120Hz. Its camera setup comprises a 48MP primary lens, ultra-wide-angle 48MP camera, and 13MP secondary lens. While its rear camera is amazing to capture 4K videos at 60 fps, the front 32MP camera is the best for clicking selfies.

An IP68 rated smartphone, this phone is highly resistant to water up to 30 minutes or 1.5 meters, as well as to dust.

Google Pixel 4XL

Even though Google Pixel 3 did very well in the market, over time it started looking outdated with just a single rear camera. But Google bounced back and launched Pixel 4XL with an astounding telephoto camera that was packed with 2x optical zoom.

However, the unique selling point of Pixel 4XL has been its Astro mode since it comes with the potential of holding the shutter wide open for nearly 4 minutes. With the help of this feature, you get to capture even the tiniest of details of the night sky, provided you’re holding the phone perfectly still.

When in auto mode, this smartphone can click punchy photographers with a lot of details. Also when you compare this phone with iPhone 11 PRO, Pixel can create realistic photographers.


No matter which camera smartphone you purchase, always make sure you’re getting the best cell phone insurance for the device. This can come to your aid, if something goes wrong with the smartphone!

Cameron James Connor
He has worked with various business magazines like Business Today Outlook as a freelancer before joining the team. She is an addicted reader of self-help books, fiction, and journals.

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