27 Mar 2018
Love taking selfies? Here are the current best selfie smartphones
Written byRamya Patelkhana ·
Selfies are now a huge trend, and smartphone-makers are ensuring that they don't fall behind in bringing handsets with good front cameras.
While brands like OPPO and Vivo are going the extra mile by launching devices with a powerful selfie camera than the rear camera, others are also striving to provide excellent cameras along with decent performance.
Here are the top 12 selfie smartphones.
OPPO's latest AI-powered selfie phone launched in India
OPPO has launched its latest OPPO F7 selfie smartphone in India; its price starts at Rs. 21,990.
It comes with a 25MP selfie-shooter with real-time HDR powered by Artificial Intelligence and 16MP rear camera.
The phone sports an iPhone X-style notch on the top of its 6.2-inch Full-HD+ Super Full-Screen display. It has MediaTek Helio P60 SoC, 4GB RAM, and 64GB onboard storage.
What about the recently launched Vivo V9?
Vivo V9 offers a great front camera with AI-powered features for taking selfies. It has a 16MP+5MP dual rear camera.
This smartphone also resembles iPhone X as it sports a notch on the top of a 6.3-inch full-HD+ FullView display and has a vertically-arranged dual rear camera like the iPhone.
Priced at Rs. 22,990, it features Snapdragon 626 SoC, 4GB RAM, and 64GB storage.
Xiaomi's Redmi Note 5 Pro and selfie-focused Redmi Y1
Xiaomi's latest Redmi Note 5 Pro features a 20MP selfie camera and an iPhone X-style vertically-arranged 12MP+5MP dual rear camera. It comes with Snapdragon 636, 4GB/6GB RAM, and 64GB storage; its price starts at Rs. 13,999.
Redmi Y1 is probably the best selfie-smartphone under Rs. 10,000. It has a decent 16MP front camera and a 13MP rear camera. It currently sells at Rs. 8,999.
OPPO F5 takes good selfies, offers ton of beauty options
The OPPO F5 smartphone is another device from the brand that can take great selfies. It has a 20MP camera on the front and a 16MP rear primary camera.
It features a 6-inch Full HD+ display. It is powered by MediaTek MT6763T processor paired with 4GB or 6GB of RAM, and 32GB or 64GB of internal storage. Its price starts at Rs. 19,990.
This Honor smartphone offers excellent cameras and premium specs
Huawei's smartphone sub-brand Honor launched the mid-range Honor 9i last year that comes with a 5.9-inch Full HD+ bezel-less display.
It houses a 13MP+2MP front camera for taking stunning selfies and a 16MP+2MP dual rear camera.
It is powered by Huawei Kirin 659 processor paired with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage; it has a 3,340mAh battery. The device is currently selling at Rs. 17,999.
Vivo V7, V7+
Vivo's selfie-focused V7, V7+ offer all required photography modes
Vivo's selfie-focused Vivo V7 and V7+ both come with a mighty 24MP front camera with "Moonlight Glow" flash. On the back, the devices have a single 16MP camera.
Vivo V7+ has 5.99-inch "Full View" 18:9 display and offers a wide-screen selfie mode. It comes with Snapdragon 450 SoC, 4GB RAM, and 64GB storage.
Vivo V7 features 5.7-inch screen with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage.
OnePlus 5T has the best camera OnePlus ever released
OnePlus 5T comes with a 16MP selfie shooter and a 20MP+16MP dual rear camera setup equipped with Intelligent Pixel Technology feature.
The device's camera offers an improved low-light performance and portrait photography for better quality.
It features a 6.01-inch 1080p 18:9 Optic AMOLED full-screen immersive display and minimal bezels. It is powered by Snapdragon 835 processor with 6GB/8GB RAM and 64GB/128GB internal storage.
iPhone X, Pixel 2XL
What about the iPhone X and Pixel 2 XL?
Google's Pixel 2 XL comes with an 8MP sensor on the front and a 12.2MP rear camera while the iPhone X houses a 7MP selfie camera and dual 12MP cameras on the back.
Both the devices offer "the best" cameras for taking amazing selfies.
iPhone X has an "edge-to-edge" 5.8-inch OLED display while Pixel 2 XL sports a 6-inch QHD+ P-OLED bezel-less 18:9 display.