12 best 'selfie' smartphones for every budget segment in India
In this era of selfies and social media, the front camera on a smartphone has become an important deciding factor for buyers. Smartphone makers have also been cashing in on the "selfie craze" as we have witnessed some exciting "selfie" smartphone launches this year from brands like Samsung, Nokia, Motorola, Xiaomi, OPPO, and Vivo among others. Here are 12 best smartphones for selfie lovers.
Redmi Y2, equipped with the AI-powered 16MP front-camera with beautification and selfie-flash and 12MP+5MP dual rear-camera, is currently the best selfie phone under Rs. 10,000. Starting at Rs. 9,999, the selfie-focused smartphone also comes with many other trending features. Moto G6 is another affordable option for selfie lovers. It has 16MP selfie-camera with flash and 12MP+5MP dual rear-camera. Its price starts from Rs. 13,999.
Xiaomi's Redmi Note 5 Pro, which was launched in India back in February, is still one of the best selfie phones under Rs. 15,000. It houses a 20MP front-camera with Beautify 4.0 for AI-based selfies. On the rear panel, it has iPhone X-style vertically-arranged 12MP+5MP dual-camera. Starting at Rs. 14,999, it sports a 5.99-inch Full-HD 18:9 display, Snapdragon-636 processor, 4GB/6GB RAM and 64GB storage.
Next up is the Huawei P20 Lite with a 24MP front-camera. The device with AI-powered camera features and the "notch display" is currently priced at Rs. 17,999. Huawei P20 Pro, the bigger sibling of P20 Lite, also has a 24MP selfie-camera. However, the highlight of the device is the triple rear-camera setup, comprising 40MP+20MP and 8MP sensors. It is currently selling for Rs. 59,999.
The highlights of selfie-focused OPPO F7 are a 25MP AI-powered selfie camera, AI Beauty, and AR (Augmented Reality) Stickers. The device with a notched-screen, starting at Rs. 19,990, has a 16MP rear camera. Launched around the same time as OPPO F7 was the Vivo V9, which features a 24MP camera on the front and 16MP+5MP dual rear camera. It is available for Rs. 20,990.
Huawei's sub-brand Honor recently released "Honor 10" in India, which instantly became a huge hit. Its 24MP AI front-camera takes sharp, focused, and beautifully-lit selfies; it has a 24MP+16MP dual rear-camera. With the "Aurora glass design", Honor 10 does not only look dazzling but offers great performance, sporting a 5.84-inch Full-HD+ display and Huawei Kirin 970 processor. It is currently selling for Rs. 29,999.
Samsung recently launched the Rs. 18,990 Galaxy J8, which sports a 16MP front-camera with flash and facial recognition technology, and 16MP+5MP dual rear-camera. Priced at Rs. 23,900, its Galaxy A6+ with AI camera comes with a 24MP selfie-shooter with flash. It has 16MP+5MP dual rear-camera. Launched earlier this year, Galaxy A8+ features dual 16MP+5MP front-camera and 16MP rear-camera. It's currently available for Rs. 29,990.
Nokia 7 Plus sports a 16MP camera on the front - the biggest selfie camera ever on a Nokia smartphone so far- with a f/2.0 aperture and Zeiss optics for amazing selfies. Also, the device comes with a 12MP+13MP dual rear camera setup. It has a 6-inch Full-HD+ 18:9 display, Snapdragon 660 processor, 4GB RAM, and 64GB internal storage. It costs Rs. 25,999.