Today, most of the people donâ€™t really want to carry an extra digital camera with them to capture images. Our smartphones are now advanced enough to take the place of digital cameras thanks to advanced sensors. The new line of smartphones like Samsung Galaxy S2, Motorola Droid Razr, Samsung Galaxy Note, iPhone 4S, Lumia 800 and others come with 8-megapixel sensors to help capture quality images.
Moreover, phones are helpful in sharing and sending images via email instantly after the capture. Some phones even feature advanced facilities to edit captured images on the spot. Yes, you can crop, adjust contrast, color and brightness and add special affects to watch images in a slideshow. Here we are talking about five best camera phones. If you are a passionate photographer, you can go for one device from the following list with no more hesitation.
Apple iPhone 4S
The iPhone 4S is Appleâ€™s most recent smartphone. The Cupertino technology innovator launched the device in the second week of October 2011. The iPhone 4S differs from its predecessor with a few hardware modifications. Camera is an important one. The new iPhone features an 8-megapixel rear camera as compared to the 5-megapixel camera of iPhone 4. The iPhone 4S captures video at full HD 1080p and it has features like LED flash and geo tagging. For many analysts, iPhone 4S is the best camera smartphone out in stores. In fact, all previous versions of iPhones stand out its competitors in camera clarity.
Nokia Lumia 800
Lumia 800 is Nokiaâ€™s first smartphone with Microsoftâ€™s Windows Phone. The Finnish mobile maker launched the device in the 2011 fall after long anticipation. Well, the tech world had been long looking for the first smartphone from Nokia on Windows Phone platform. The Nokia phone is a champion in hardware aspects too. The device comes with an 8-megapixel camera with 3264 x 2448 pixels. The camera is featured for its Carl Zeiss optics, autofocus, dual-LED flash, check quality, geo-tagging and 720p@30fps. The Lumia 800 sports a 3.7-inch AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 480 x 800 pixels at 252 ppi.
HTC Rezound is the musical version of the companyâ€™s Sensation 4G phone. Rezound, formerly known as Vigor and named Sensation XL outside the U.S., is equipped with an 8-megapixel camera with 3264 x 2448 pixels, autofocus and dual-LED flash. The phone also features geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, image stabilization and instant capture. It can capture full HD video at 1080p@30fps with stereo sound recording. The Sensation successor sports a 4.3-inch S-LCD capacitive touchscreen. It comes with the Beats Audio software tweaks and earbuds for seamless musical experience.
Samsung Galaxy Note
The Galaxy Note is Samsungâ€™s 5-inch â€˜phoneblet.â€™ The innovative device falls between a tablet and smartphone, but it mounts an 8-megapixel rear camera with 1080p video recording capability. Though a bit large in body and screen size, the Note is handy enough to let you capture quality images. Other key camera features like autofocus, LED flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection and image stabilization are there with the phone. The Samsung Galaxy device sports a 5.3-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 16M colors and 800 x 1280 pixels. Of course, the 5.3-inch display is highly useful to edit images on the go and share them with friends on social networking sites.
Sony Ericcson Xperia Arc S
Sony Ericsson has been known for smartphones with high quality image sensors. The new Android phone from the company, dubbed Xperia Arc S, successor to Xperia Arc, is a brilliant phone for image capturing. The device sports an 8.1-megapixel rear camera with Sonyâ€™s Exmor R (CMOS)-based image sensor. The Xperia phone can take images in impressive quality and video at 720p. The new Sony Ericsson phone features a 4.2-inch touchscreen display, which will help you edit images quickly and share with friends in matter of seconds. The phone is powered by a 1GHz processor from Snapdragon, Adreno 205 graphics, 512MB of RAM, 364MB of ROM and 32GB expandable microSD slot.
There are many more phones with 8-megapixel camera sensors out in stores. Here we have listed five much-hyped phones either because of their software or hardware competency. Indeed, these five phones have advanced camera sensors to bring you quality images and videos. One can certainly look for his favorite phone with better camera from the above list.