Top 5 smartphones that can take the best selfies


Camera technology has come out of age. You no longer carry your digital camera on your trips to capture those beautiful moments. Smartphones have replaced our digital cameras just the way they have replaced a host of other devices. When it comes to camera functionality on your smartphone, selfies have become one of the important aspects.

Are you someone who loves taking selfies wherever you go? Smartphone cameras have become one of the prominent choices for capturing those lovely moments, but what about the front camera on your phone? Till the recent times, the selfie camera was just what it was earlier referred to as - a Secondary Camera But, not anymore, they have become one of the important aspects among the features you would check out among the spec sheet for your new smartphone purchase. That is precisely what we would be helping you out with this article. We will help you choose the best Selfie Camera for your selfie needs.

Top 5 smartphones that can take the best selfies


The current breed of smartphone users has grown fond of the selfie features on their devices. In fact, selfies have become a model of building an image around your presence. So much so that a bad selfie tends to reduce the self-esteem for some of us - whether we agree or not.
We have listed the top five selfie smartphones with an excellent front camera. In fact, there are a lot of manufacturers who have been focussing on the front camera on a smartphone. Oppo and Vivo can be cited as the pioneers of this trend with other manufacturers following suit.
So without much ado, here is our top five list of smartphones that can take the best selfies.

OnePlus 5T


OnePlus 5T is an upgrade to OnePlus 5. Priced affordably at the same price as the predecessor, the smartphone offers you a 6-inch bezel-less display with an AMOLED screen and a 2.5D curved screen.
OnePlus 5T
From the imaging front, it comes with a dual camera setup at rear with a 16 MP main and 20 MP secondary snapper. On the front, you have access to an excellent 16 MP camera for selfies par excellence.
You can shoot excellent snaps at low light conditions. The camera app comes with a Pro mode making it one of the professional level device for your needs in world-class selfies. The device is available in two variants of 64 GB ROM/6GB RAM and 128 GB ROM/8 GB RAM. The battery capacity of the device reads 3300 mAh.
You may buy OnePlus 5T at Rs. 32999 on Amazon for the 34 GB version.

Vivo V7


Launched in November 2017, Vivo lives up to the expectation one has from the brand. Vivo V7 is indeed an excellent option and quite great in terms of looks as well.
Vivo V7
Blessed with the 5.7-inch edge to edge display, the device is powered by Snapdragon 450 processor. The Octa-core processor clocking at 1.8 GHz would offer you a 4 GB RAM. If you are looking at the camera front (that is precisely why you are reading this article), Vivo V7 packs in a huge 16 MP camera at the rear and an enormous 24 MP camera at the rear. The camera performance is quite excellent in daylight, but there are a few issues with the low light photography. The front selfie camera has a depth sensor that enhances the performance. If you can manage good light, you can be assured of better details and better balance.
The Vivo V7 smartphone comes with a price of Rs. 16990 on Amazon.

Oppo F7


Oppo F7 is one of those special notch design smartphones available in 2018. With the already infamous notch design, the smartphone provides you with an iPhone X like look.
Oppo F7
The phone comes with the 6.2 inch LTPS IPS LCD display at 1080 x 2280 resolution. The excellent pixel density of 405 PPI should provide you with a great display functionality. The protection with Gorilla Glass 5 should make it one of the excellent options. Powered by MediaTek Helio P60 has 8 cores at 2.0 GHz. You have two variants at 4 GB RAM/ 64 GB ROM and 6GB RAM/ 128 GB ROM. Oppo has always been known for its camera performance. You have 16 MP camera on the rear and a massive 25 MP front snapper for your selfies. The camera sensor is excellent even its performance and beats every competitor. The shots are excellent, vibrant, and well balanced in terms of colour reproduction.
You may buy Oppo F7 from Amazon at Rs. 21990 for the 64 GB variant.

Samsung Galaxy S8


When it comes to camera performance, Samsung has always been an excellent performer. The Galaxy S8 offers you the best in class 18.5:9 performance.
Galaxy S8
Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, it offers you a 64 GB internal storage and 4 GB of RAM. In terms of camera, it has a 12 MP rear-facing Dual Pixel camera on the rear and an 8 MP sensor with a Smart Autofocus system on the front. The front camera offers you the best selfies at any kind of lighting conditions. However, the low light shots tend to be a little less sharp. There are a few additional camera features worth the consideration. You have access to Gear 360 camera for effective 4K shooting and direct streaming to YouTube. You have access to 5.8-inch Super AMOLED display with 2960 x 1440 resolution and an excellent and a 570 PPI pixel density.
Check it out on Amazon for Rs. 51,750 if you are interested.

Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL


Both Google Pixel 2 and Google Pixel 2 XL come with the same specification in terms of camera setup. In fact, both of them are excellent smartphones for selfies. The 8 MP sensor on the camera has a f/2.4 aperture and 1.4 µm pixel size.
Google Pixel
The capability of Bokeh effects even with the single lens should be one of the excellent features of the device. The quality may not be as excellent as you would find it on the smartphones with dual camera setup, but still, the improvements in the software department would offer you a good depth enabled snaps. As for the rear cameras, you get a 12.2 MP snapper on both the devices. Apart from the camera, they also come with an excellent feature set packed in. The smartphone is powered by Snapdragon 835, a 4 GB RAM and an option of either 64 Gb and 128 GB for internal storage.
Want to give it a thought? You may check them out on Rs. 51000 on Amazon for Google Pixel 2 and Rs. 57000 for Google Pixel 2 XL for the GB variants.

In Conclusion


Well, that is a formidable list of top five smartphones for the best selfies. In fact, Oppo and Vivo are the two brands that have been the specialists in offering you the excellent selfies. Though these brands may not be efficient performers in other departments, these are the best performers in terms of camera. However, that should not mean other devices on this list are bad performers either.
The emphasis on selfies has been pushing manufacturers to come up with better front cameras. We assume the devices featured in this list should be quite sufficient for your needs in making a learned choice.


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