Top 10 Best Smartphones for Professional Photography

No matter where we are and what we are doing, our smartphones are always nearby. Especially, with the rise of social media, we all want to upload the best of picture for others to see. However, neither can a lot many of us afford to get an expensive photo shoot done nor can we do it ourselves.

But, hey we do love our smartphones!

So, here we have created a list of top 10 best smartphones to make all your professional photography dreams come true.

 1.Google Pixel 2 XL


Most of us know Google for being an amazing search engine and practically being the “know it all”. However, with most of its recent phones, Google has definitely entered the camera phone market with a bang.

Especially with the great camera technology of Google pixel 2 XL launched in November 2017, Google is here to stay!


The google pixel 2 XL, comes with an amazing primary camera of 12.2 megapixel and a front camera of 8 megapixels.

It has a dual LED flash feature for the rear primary camera.

Other specifications:

Powered by 1.9GHz  octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, this smartphone has a RAM of 4GB along with an unexpandable internal storage of 64 GB. Along with a 3520mAh nonremovable battery, it comes with all the basic connectivity features including Bluetooth, GPS, wifi, USB OTG, 3G and 4G support, etc. it is packed with sensors such as the proximity sensor, barometer, gyroscope, ambient light sensor, compass, and accelerometer, etc.

Price: Rs 63,799

 2. Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus


It’s undeniable that today, Samsung has become a household brand that has been a fan favorite of many. Since its inception, Samsung has been impressing the smartphone market with a lot of great technologies. However, with the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus launched in March 2017 and its high-quality camera, Samsung has definitely stepped up their game against a lot of its competition.


Along with a dual LED rear flash, the Samsung Galaxy S8 plus is packed with a front camera of 8 megapixel and a rear camera of 12 megapixels.

Other specifications:

This single sim phone has a 1.9GHz octa-core Samsung Exynos 8895 processor and RAM of 4GB. Also, it runs on a 3500mAh nonremovable battery with an Android version of 7.0 inbuilt.

Apart from these, it supports regular connectivity features like Bluetooth, wifi, GPS, NFC, USB OTG and 3G/4G supported.  This phone has sensors like the proximity sensor, compass, ambient light sensor, accelerometer, barometer, and gyroscope.

Price: Rs 58,900


3.iPhone X



If you are someone who hasn’t heard about the iPhone range then, you are definitely living under a rock. Over the years, iPhone has definitely become the synonym of luxury. But time and again, Apple has definitely held to their name with great quality features.

And the amazing iPhone X with its beautiful camera is yet another example of sheer brilliance.


The iPhone X comes with the 12-megapixel rear primary camera and 7-megapixel front camera for picture perfect selfies.

Other specifications:

A part of having an excellent internal storage of 64 GB, the iPhone X is powered by the hexa-core AppleA11 Bionic processor and a 2716mAh non-removable battery.

Cool, right?

It’s also equipped with a RAM of 3GB. Just like most other smartphones on the market, the iPhone X includes connectivity options like 3G and 4G support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC and, PS.

Price: Rs 88,999

4.Huawei Mate 10 Pro


Launched in October 2017, this 6.00-inch Chinese touchscreen phone is proving to be a tough competition to a lot of established brands in the market.


Believe it or not, this phone comes with a rear primary camera of 20 megapixel and a front camera of 8 megapixels.

Other specifications:

The Huawei Mate 10 Pro is powered by 1.8GHz octa-core Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 970 processor and a non-removable battery of 4000mAh. It also comes with a 4GB RAM and an internal storage of 64 GB.

This phone also comes with a dual sim option along with a lot of connectivity and sensor features.

Here, you can get features like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, infrared, GPS, headphones, etc. it also supports both 3G and 4G options.

Others than these its sensor features include the proximity sensor, magnetometer, accelerometer, gyroscope, ambient light sensor, etc.

Price: Rest 43,490

5.      HTC U11


Undoubtedly, HTC has created a brand name for itself over the years in the Indian market. And with the HTC U11, it has definitely proved its worth.


This phone comes with a rear primary camera of 12-ultra pixel. Also, the company has definitely understood the craze behind selfies and thus they have provided a 16-megapixel front camera on this phone.

Other specifications:

This phone is powered packed with a 2.45GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor and a massive RAM of 6 GB. Not only that, but it’s also packed with an internal storage of 128 GB which can be expanded up to 2000 GB.

Its connectivity options include Bluetooth, NFC, USB OTG, GPS, Wi-Fi, and 3G and 4G support. Proximity sensor, Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Magnetometer and Ambient light sensor are some of the sensors on this phone.

Price: Rest 51,990

6.Oppo F1 Plus


If you have any communication with the outside world, it isn’t possible that you haven’t seen or heard about the OPPO phones already.

Even though the Oppose F1 Plus was launched back in March 2016, it’s impossible to not mention this phone.

Here, why!


For those who are a bit tight on the budget and yet they want a good camera, this phone is perfect for them. This phone has a 13-megapixel rear camera and an amazing front camera shooter of 16 megapixels.

Other specifications:

The Oppo F1 Plus runs on Android 5.1 and is powered by 2GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6755 processor with a RAM of 4 GB.

It also has a decent battery of 2850mAh and an internal storage of 64 GB which is expandable up to 128GB.

This phone also comes with all the basic connectivity options like Wi-Fi, USB OTG, Bluetooth, 3G and 4G, GPS, etc.

The sensors on this phone include an Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Gyroscope, Accelerometer, etc.

Price: Rs 21,000

7.OnePlus 5T


Even though the one plus list of smartphones are quite new to the market, the affordable yet feature phones have definitely made them a stand out.

With the 6.01-inch touchscreen OnePlus5T launched in November 2017, a lot of people have become fixated on everything it has offered the consumers.

Camera features:

Behold, because this phone offers a primary rear camera of 20 megapixel and a secondary camera of a good 16 megapixel to fulfill all our camera demands.

Other specifications:

Powered by 2.45GHz octal-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, this phone is packed with an internal storage of 64 GB and a huge 6GB RAM. Also, it has a 3300mAh non-removable battery and runs on Android 7.1.1

Its dual sim and has connectivity options such as GPS, USB OTG, Wi-Fi and, supports both 3G and 4G networks. Apart from, this the sensors include Accelerometer, Compass Magnetometer, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor and, gyroscope.

Price: Rs 37,999

8.LG V30


Launched in August 2017, this LG phone is filled with features and is also available in uniquely beautiful colors like Moroccan Blue, Aurora Black, Lavender Violet and Cloud Silver.


This phone has a great quality rear primary camera of 16 megapixels with an LED flash and a 5-megapixel front camera for selfies.

Other specifications:

The LG V30 has Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor and a RAM of 4GB. It also has an internal storage capacity of 64 GB that is expandable up to 200GB.

It has a non-removable battery of 3300 mAh and runs on the operating system of Android 7.1.2

Its connectivity options include Headphones, Bluetooth, wi-fi, GPS, and NFC. Ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, and accelerometer are some of the basic sensors on this phone.

Price: Rs 44,990

9.Sony Xperia XZ1


Yet another phone launched in August 2017, this decent sized phone is definitely one of the golden children of the Sony Corporation.


The Sony Xperia XZ1 is packed with a 19-megapixel primary rear camera with LED flash and a front camera shooter of 13 megapixels.

Other specifications:

Carrying a 4GB RAM, this phone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 and runs on Android 8.0. It has a decent battery life due to its 2700mAh non-removable battery.

It has huge storage capacity with an internal storage of 64GB that can be expanded Up to 256 GB.

Its connectivity options include Bluetooth, WI-Fi, headphones, GPS and, 3G and 4G support. This phone has sensors such as the ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, and accelerometer.

Price: Rs 44,300

10. Kodak Ektra


Up until the tsunami of digital cameras, Kodak was the king of film cameras. However, with the launch of Kodak Ektra in July 2017, the end of Kodak’s reign is definitely far from near.


The Kodak extra is packed with a rear primary camera of 21 megapixels with a flash and a front camera of 13 megapixels.

Other specifications:

This phone runs on Android 6.0 and is powered by 1.4GHz Helio X20 processor and a 3GB RAM.

It also has an internal storage capacity 32 GB which is expandable up to 128 GB. The connectivity options on the phone include Headphones, Bluetooth, WI-Fi, GPS, NFC, USB OTG, and3G, and 4G network support.

It also has sensors such as Accelerometer, Compass Magnetometer, Gyroscope, Ambient light sensor and the proximity sensor.

Price: Rest 28,999

Hundreds of new camera phones surface every year, and especially if you are on the budget getting the best without clearing the bank account gets a bit hard. However, you can always find coupons and discounts online to get the best deal. Trust us; if you love photography and love your phone too then, one of these above-mentioned phones are definitely going to be your perfect match.