7 Best Selfie Smartphones with Good Front Camera (2017)
7 Best Selfie Smartphones with Good Front Camera 2017: In this list of best Selfie Smartphones with Good 8 /13/16/20 MP camera. We are looking at Mid Range smartphones in the Price range of Rs. 10,000 – 30,000. (Upto USD $500).
The smartphones have an excellent front camera with good resolution and lens, some of the smartphones boasts of 13 MP and even 20 MP front camera for clicking good selfies, which you can share on Facebook, Instagram or Pinterest.
Let’s begin with one of the most talked about and popular Selfie smartphone the Sony Xperia C3.
Sony Xperia XA is the latest smartphone from Sony released in June 2016 and is an excellent companion to click selfies as well other shots from the rear camera. The Sony smartphone has an improved 8 MP Exmor camera lens which is capable of clicking really good photographs. The Front camera has a 88 degree wide lens for clicking group selfies with ease. The smartphone is priced at Rs. 19,999 and is available from Flipkart.
The Sony Xperia XA have a 13 megapixel rear lens which can capture details easily. The Front camera also comes with a Superior Auto Focus lens sensor which helps to take clear images.
The smartphone other than being good at clicking selfies also has a decent rear 13 MP Camera which comes with Autofocus and HDR for photography. The Auto-focus system is much faster compared to a Sony C3 or C4 smartphone in the Sony XA with hybrid mode.
The smartphone is powered by Snapdragon Helio P10 processor (Mediatek 6755) processor and has 2 GB RAM. The screen size is 5.0 inches with HD display 1280*720 pixels resolution. The internal storage is 16 GB which can be expanded to 128 GB using a micro Sd card.
The smartphone runs on the latest Android Marshmallow OS and comes with 2250 mAH battery which Sony claims to run for more than 1 full day.
It is the selfie King with a massive 13 MP front camera and an LED flash with Auto focus ability this smartphone can be used to take some of the best selfies. It can easily click individual selfies as well as group selfies with ease. You may like to buy a selfie stick for clicking some cool group selfies.
The HTC Desire EYE also has a 13 MP rear camera which also similar to the front Camera and has Auto-focus and LED flash with HDR. The Dual 13 MP front and the rear camera comes with tools for instantly editing your images and making them better. It is actually a costly smartphone currently priced at Rs. 33,200.
Each camera has a dual tone L.E.D flash with BIS sensor to adjust the light in the best possible way to click life like images.
HTC Eye software has really cool features once you activate the auto click mode, you only need to raise the smartphone and it will click the picture automatically. Face recognition and screen share enhance the video calls. You can in fact do group video calls using the HTC Desire Eye.
Another best feature is to use the front and rear camera simultaneously for clicking images and taking videos.
Crop Me In tool can help you take an image from the rear camera and front camera simultaneously and then you can superimpose the front camera image on the rear camera click.
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Face Fusion can be a fun feature for people looking to do some mixing, it can help you merge two photos and create a new face. The live makeup tool also can add up some make up before you actually click the selfie with your smartphone.
The smartphone has a 5.5-inch screen size and has a Full HD display. It is powered by Quad Core processor and has 2 GB Ram, runs on Android Kitkat and may most likely get the android Lollipop update.
The smartphone has 16 GB internal storage which can be expanded to 64 GB using a micro SD card.
It is currently priced at Rs. 22,000 in the Indian market.
7 Best Selfie Smartphones with Good Front Camera – Samsung Galaxy Galaxy A7 is a very premium smartphone with brilliant design and borrows more of it’s looks from the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Note 5. The smartphone is powered by the 64 Bit, 1.6 GHz, Exynos, Octa Core processor and has 3 GB RAM. The front camera is decent with 5 MP resolution and can click fast and sharp images. Overall a balanced smartphone with a good front camera for taking good selfies and clicking images.
Samsung A7 2016 has a 120 degree wide 5 MP camera lens for clicking selfies. The camera also supports voice commands and gesture controls to click images. The rear camera is also much better compared to any budget smartphone and offers decent performance with 13 MP lens. The Samsung A7 2016 comes with Optical image stabalization to offer best image and video quality.
The smartphone has a 5.5-inch screen and comes with FHD resolution 1920*1080 pixels. The smartphone currently runs on Android Lollipop operating system and comes with decent 3300 mAH battery capacity.
This is the smartphone you can buy in near future, yet not launched in India. Sony Xperia C4 is the successor Sony Xperia C3. Sony itself call Sony Xperia C4 as a selfie smartphone.
The smartphone can take pro-selfies in low or medium light with the soft led light from the flash. Sony has bundled apps to make your pictures even better with the use of style portrait to enhance your natural looks or have a laugh combining two portraits with AR mask feature.
Like the C3, it offers Great front camera photography options. The front camera is 5 MP but has the OIS or Sony Steady Shot technology which reduces noise in your selfies to a great extent.
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The Front camera also has HDR and Autofocus to make your selfies stand out when you share them on Facebook or Instagram. The rear camera is also better than the C3 and is 13 MP in resolution. Sony claims the smartphone has much-improved camera compared to the predecessor.
It will run on Android Lollipop out of the box and comes with Mediatek 64 Bit Octacore 6752 processor and 2 GB RAM.
The smartphone has 5.5-inch screen with Full HD display (1920*1080) resolution. Sony smartphones use IPS LCD display with Bravia engine 2 for excellent color reproduction. The smartphone got released few days back. Now the smartphone is available on Flipkart just under Rs. 24,000.
HTC Desire 826 is another good smartphone from HTC’s stable for clicking best Pro-Selfie shots. The smartphone has an Auto focus ultra-pixel front camera. The smartphone can be easily used with a selfie stick to take group selfies.
HTC Desire 826 does not have a front camera with higher MP but it has a camera lens which actually has bigger pixels to absorb more light and take clear shots. HTC claims that the front camera can capture 300% more light and is very effective to take good images in artificial light and low light surroundings.
Next time when you are in a restaurant or a pub with dim lighting; ultra pixel HTC Desire camera can capture those moments perfectly.
The rear camera also comes with U-focus feature which can create a DSLR type focus on objects or people and blur the surrounding, before or after taking the images. HTC also has a great app known as Zoe which can make your photos and videos more lively you can download it from the Android play-store. In fact, your can use the ZOE app on Apple iPhone or other Android smartphones.
The rear camera is 13 MP and has Autofocus , HDR+ and Dual LED flash for clicking good low light images. The HTC Desire 826 has Full HD display with 1920*1080 resolution
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Sony has one of the best camera smartphones with Exmor R S lens made by SONY. The Sony Xperia XA Ultra was launched at the end of July 2016 in India and is latest addition to Sony’s portfolio. It is no cheap selfie smartphone , priced at Rs. 29,999 at the time of launch.
The Sony Xperia XA Ultra comes with 16 MP front selfie camera and is one of the first smartphones to come with Optical image stabalization for front camera. OIS helps to reduce blur due to movement and can make the images much sharper.
If you observe the lens in the above picture it is not a small module like on most smartphones. The Front camera comes with a front flash for clicking images at night. There is gesture support too to click selfies by just raising your hand.
The rear camera on the smartphone is a 21.5 MP Sony Exmor RS lens , which also has Hybrid Auto-focus, OIS and Dual LED flash to click great images. The smartphone is powered by the mediocre Mediatek Helio P10 processor clocked at 2.0 GHz, and comes with 3 GB RAM and just 16 GB internal storage (can be expanded upto 200 GB using micro-sd card).
The smartphone has a large 6.0 inch display with Full HD resolution and is enhanced by Bravia Engine and XREALTY for great user experience. It runs on Android Marshmallow 6.0 and has 4G LTE support. The battery capacity is 2700 mAH, though Sony has optimized it well.
You want a real selfie smartphone and other things are of least consideration, buy the Oppo F1 Plus. It has a 16 Mega pixel front camera which is even larger than the rear 13 Mega pixel camera. Oppo calls the Oppo F1 Plus as the ” Selfie Expert” smartphone. The initial reviews about the front camera are really positive and it is capable to do what the name suggest.
The Oppo F1 Plus is priced at Rs. 25,699 or $380.
The 16 MP front camera comes with ISOCell technology and a f/2.0 aperture lens which can absorb good amount of light to capture good selfies in the low light or artificial light conditions. The selfies taken have least amount of Noise and can also be enhanced using beautify mode and other software enhancements.
There is also soft light flash to make the selfies better in low lit conditions.
Other than having great camera capabilities the smartphone comes with 4 GB RAM and 2.0 GHz (Mediatek MT6755 Helio P10), Octa Core processor. The smartphone has 64 GB of internal storage and 2850 mAH battery capacity which is sufficient to last all day.
The design is sleek and you will love the 6.6 mm slim smartphone to hold and use. The screen size is 5.5 inches and comes with Full HD display with 401 PPI. The Oppo F1 Plus runs on Android Lollipop 5.1 , have a fingerprint scanner and supports high speed 4G LTE data.
Bonus Addition – Asus Zenphone Selfie
7 Best Selfie Smartphones with Good Front Camera – The Asus Zenfone selfie is truly a dedicated smartphone to clicking selfies, crafted perfectly by understanding the needs of selfie lovers.
The Asus Zenfone Selfie is re-introduced by Asus in July 2016 and is available lot cheaper at Rs. 12,999 from early launch price of Rs. 16,999.
The Asus Zenfone selfie being a mid-range smartphone is packed with 13 MP front and rear camera. Both the cameras are illuminated by Real tone LED flash.Unlike other smartphones the Zenfone selfie comes with some useful features that make it convenient in many ways for taking selfies. The front camera comes with f/2.0-aperture, auto-laser focus lens and Dual LED flash.
Zen motion [s] – Now taking the selfie is just a swipe away. Just draw an “s” on the screen when you are ready to take a selfie.
The real tone LED flash is a combination of white and yellow light that is claimed to generate more natural illumination, so this means your skin tone will appear more accurate
Selfie panorama – Never miss a friend from the frame, the Asus Zenfone selfie comes with a selfie panorama mode for taking 140-degree panoramic selfies that cover everything behind you.
Beautification mode – The phone also includes beautification modes that make real-time skin corrections which is like wearing a digital makeup, so there’s no need for after shot corrections
The Smartphone includes a selfie swing which acts as a stand for placing the phone also it includes a shutter button at the back.
Other Key Specs – The smartphone is powered by the 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939 Octa Core Processor, coupled with 3 GB of RAM. The Zenphone Selfie runs on Android Marshmallow 6.0 along with Zen UI. It is a Dual Sim 4G LTE smartphone and has a massive 3000 mAH Li-ion battery.
The smartphone has a 5.5-inch display with Full HD (1920*1080) resolution and is protected by the Gorilla Glass 4. The smartphone weighs 170 grams and has a thickness of 10.8 mm.
Bonus Addition – Best Affordable 13 MP Selfie Smartphone (Price Rs. 10,999 or $200)
7 Best Selfie Smartphones with Good Front Camera – If you are looking for a budget Selfie smartphone Infocus may have the right product for you. It is not always necessary to spend large bucks to get what you want.Infocus has launched a 13 mega pixel front camera smartphone for just Rs. 8,999 or $140. The smartphone went on sale starting 21-Dec-2015.
The Infocus M 680 comes with a wide angle 13 Mega pixel front camera with f/2.2 aperture size, ideal for taking selfies and even group selfies at parties. The smartphone also boasts of a 13 Mega pixel rear camera with Auto-focus and led flash.
It is powered by the Octa – Core mediate 6753 processor clocked at 1.5 GHz, and also has 2 GB RAM essential for multitasking. The smartphone other than having a good front camera also boasts a 5.5 inch Full HD resolution with 401 PPI.
The smartphone runs on Android Lollipop 5.0, with 16 GB of internal storage, expandable to 32 GB using Micro-SD card.
The smartphone offers dual Sim 4G LTE support along with the native 3G and 2G. The battery capacity is 2600 mAH which is enough to last all day with mixed usage. For the affordable sub $200 price the Infocus M680 offers plenty of features to talk home about.
Oppo F1s Selfie smartphone is the latest addition to this list. It was launched in November 2016. The new Oppo F1s comes with 4 GB RAM and 64 Gb internal storage. Oppo F1s brings an affordable smartphone to the battle of premium devices.
It is currently priced $280 (Rs. 18,799). The smartphone has got a 16 Mega pixel front camera with F/2.0 aperture which is supported by dedicated flash to ensure images in low light don’t suffer.
The smartphone front camera comes with gesture support to take selfies by waving your palm you can capture a selfie and it also has a beautify feature to improve the selfies.
The rear camera is also decent with 13 Megapixels, f/2.2 aperture sensor which offers good performance in daylight as well as low-light conditions. This one of those smartphones which has the front camera with higher megapixel resolution compared to rear.
The smartphone comes with a premium build, I really liked the iPhone like feel with this smartphone. It is powered by the Mediatek 6750 64-bit Octa-Core Processor clocked at 1.5 Ghz and is accompanied by Mali T860 MP2 GPU. It runs on the Android Lollipop OS and Color OS 2.1
The Oppo F1S Selfie has got 4 GB of RAM sufficient for gaming and multitasking. The screen size is 5.5 inches and has an HD (1280*720) pixels resolution with 267 PPI but has 2.5D curve glass to improve the aesthetics. The smartphone comes with 64 GB of internal storage which can be expanded to 128 GB using a micro-sd card. There is a dedicated memory card slot.
It has got Dual sim support with 4G LTE and Volte support. The Oppo F1s also comes with a decent battery with 3075 mAH capacity to ensure you can work on this all day.
The Oppo F1S weighs 160 grams and has a low thickness of 7.3 mm.
Oppo F1S is a great looking metallic smartphone with a decent camera available at an affordable price.
Vivo’s latest selfie smartphone beats them all in numbers with it 20 Mega Pixel front selfie camera. The 20 MP camera is from Sony IMX376 image sensor with f/2.0 aperture and 5P Lens. It comes with features like gender recognition, moon light flash which improves the images taken in low or artificial light and create a more professional looking image. The front selfie camera can record 2592 x 1944 pixel resolution videos at 30 FPS.
This smartphone comes with a 5.5 inches HD display. It offers 720 x 1280 pixels resolution at 267 ppi pixel density.
The Vivo V5 is powered by the snappy Qualcomm Snapdragon 652, Octa core processor clocked at 1.8 GHz and there is 4 GB RAM to take care of multitasking. It is one of the gorgeous looking sleek smartphones with an extra-ordinary selfie camera.
The Vivo V5 runs on the Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow) along with the Funtouch OS 2.6. The mobile comes with 32 GB of internal storage which can be expanded up to 256 GB through micro-SD Card. There is a fingerprint scanner embedded in the Home Button which is fast. The smartphone comes with Dual Sim 4G LTE as well as VOLTE support.
The battery capacity is also decent with 3000 mAh battery, that can last all day with good amount of usage. The smartphone comes with 7.6 mm of thickness and weighs 154 grams.
There are some of the new smartphones launched though they are yet not available to purchase in most countries, though you can check these out too: Vivo V5 with 20 MP selfie camera (available in India), Gionee S9 (13 MP front selfie camera), and the Vivo X9 and X9 Plus with Dual Front Selfie camera. We will add these very soon to this list.
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