Best Camera Phones Under 15000 (January 2021)

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Smartphones are inbuilt with good cameras these days but which is the best camera phone to buy? Let us take a look at the best camera phones in 2020 under 15000. Here are the top camera phones which give you the best image quality with great performance and specifications.

Brand Rupees
Realme Narzo 20 ProRs 14,999
Realme 7Rs 14,999
Poco M2 ProRs 13,999
Motorola G9Rs 11,499
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 proRs. 13,999

Realme Narzo 20 Pro:

Realme Narzo 20 Pro was launched in India on 21st September 2020. The phone comes with a quad-camera setup on the rear with a 48-megapixel primary camera with an f/1.8 aperture; a second 8-megapixel camera with an f/2.3 aperture; a third 2-megapixel camera with an f/2.4 aperture and a fourth 2-megapixel camera with an f/2.4 aperture. The rear camera comes with features like Super Nightscape, Panorama, Portrait Mode, Time-lapse Photography, HDR, Ultra Wide, and Ultra Macro. The front camera comes with a 16-megapixel wide-angle camera on the for selfies, with an f/2.1 aperture.

Specifications of rear camera

  • 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP Quad Camera
  • Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
  • Physical Aperture- (f/1.3)+(f/2.3)+(f/2.4)+(f/2.4)
  • LED flash
  • Panorama
  • Continuos Shooting
  • HDR
  • Video- 3840p@30fps, 2160p@30fps, 1920p@60 fps, 1080p@60 fps

Specifications of front camera

  • 16MP
  • In-Display Flash
  • Physical Aperture- f/2.1
  • Sensor- Exmor RS
  • HDR
  • Video- 1080p@30fps

Realme 7:

Realme 7 was launched in India on 3rd September 2020. The phone comes with Quad-camera with 64-megapixel primary camera behind with an f/1.8 aperture 26mm lens, next is the 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens with an f/2.3 aperture 16mm lens for ultrawide photos, and third is a 2-megapixel macro camera with an f/2.4 aperture lens which has focused fixed at a 4cm distance. And finally, there is a 2-megapixel mono camera with an f/2.4 aperture. The selfie camera over at the front packs a 16-megapixel Sony IMX471 sensor with what seems to be a Quad-Bayer filter and f/2.1 aperture. The focus is fixed. Phase-detection autofocus is available for this camera.

Specifications of rear camera

  • 64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP
  • Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
  • Continuos Shooting
  • Physical Aperture- (f/1.3)+(f/2.3)+(f/2.4)+(f/2.4)
  • LED flash
  • Panorama
  • HDR
  • Video- 3840x2160p@30 fps, 1920x1080p@60 fps, 1280x720p@240 fps

Specifications of front camera

  • 16MP
  • In-Display Flash
  • Physical Aperture- f/2.1
  • HDR
  • Fixed Focus
  • Video- 1920x1080p@30 fps, 1280x720p@30 fps

Poco M2 Pro:

Poco M2 Pro was launched in India on 2nd September 2020. The phone comes with the quad-camera setup with a primary 48-megapixel sensor with aperture f/7, an 8-megapixel sensor with a wide-angle lens aperture f/2.2, a 5-megapixel macro camera aperture f/2.4, and a 2-megapixel depth camera with aperture f/2.4. The phone comes with features like Portrait mode with background blurring, Dual pixel autofocus, Single-tone flash, Low light enhancement, HDR imaging, Panorama mode, Burst mode, and Face recognition

Specifications of rear camera

  • 48MP + 8MP + 5MP + 2MP
  • 4 x Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
  • Physical Aperture- (f/1.79)+(f/2.2)+(f/2.4)+(f/2.4)
  • LED flash
  • Panorama
  • HDR
  • Video- 3840p@30fps, 2160p@30fps

Specifications of front camera

  • 16MP
  • In-Display Flash
  • HDR
  • Video- 1920p@30fps, 1080p@30fps

Motorola G9:

Moto G9 was launched in India on August 31, 2020. The phone has a triple rear camera setup with a 64-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.79 lens, 2-megapixel secondary sensor with an f/2.4 macro lens, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor with an f/2.4 lens. The phone can capture sharper low-light photos, vivid nighttime pictures, blurred portraits, and detailed close-ups. The front camera comes with 16-megapixel lens.

Specifications of rear camera

  • 64MP + 2MP + 2MP
  • 4 x Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
  • Physical Aperture- (f/1.7)+(f/2.4)+(f/2.4) 
  • LED flash
  • Panorama
  • HDR
  • Video- 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps

Specifications of front camera

  • 16MP
  • In-Display Flash
  • Physical Aperture- f/2.2
  • HDR
  • Video- 1080p@30fps

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro was launched on 29th August 2019. The price for Redmi Note 8 Pro starts from Rs. 13,999 and available in different colors (Halo White, Pearl White, Electric Blue, Gamma Green, and Shadow Black colors). The rear panel of Redmi Note 8 Pro packs four cameras and has autofocus. The phone has 64MP Ultra high- resolution primary camera (f/1.79 aperture), 8MP Ultra Wide lens (f/2.2 aperture), 2MP depth sensor, and 2MP macro lens. The photo resolution is up to  9248 x 6936 pixels and the video resolution is up to 3840×2160 pixels. It has a dual-LED flash. The Redmi Note 8 Pro runs MI User Interface 10 based on Android 9 Pie. The phone comes with a 6.53-inch Dot Notch HDR Display with 2340 * 1080 pixels resolution and 19.5:9 aspect ratio.

Photography specifications of rear camera

  • 64MP HD
  • Smart ultra-wide angle mode
  • Night mode
  • Burst mode
  • Al Scene detection
  • Al Beautify
  • Tilt-shift
  • Level display
  • Custom watermark
  • Pro mode
  • Al portrait mode
  • Panorama mode
  • 3D Lighting.

Video specifications of rear camera

  • Ultra-wide angle video recording
  • Time-lapse video
  • Macro video recording
  • 960fps slow motion video
RecordingsFrames per Second
4K recording30fps
720P recording30fps
1080P ultra-wide angle video recording30fps
720P slow motion recording960fps / 240fps / 120fps
1080P slow motion recording120fps
720P ultra-wide angle video recording30fps
1080P recording60fps / 30fps

Front Camera

Redmi Note 8 Pro has a 20MP selfie camera (f/2.0 aperture) for the front that supports Al beautify.

Photography specifications of front camera

  • Panorama selfie
  • AI Silhouette detection
  • Wide-angle distortion correction
  • Selfie timer 
  • Palm shutter
  • HDR 
  • Face recognition
  • Fullscreen camera frame
  • AI Scene detection
  • AI Beautify
  • AI Portrait mode
  • AI Studio lighting

Video specifications of front camera

  • Front camera video Beautify
RecordingsFrames per Second
1080P recording30fps
720P recording30fps

Honorable Mentions

BrandPrice
Samsung Galaxy M30sRs. 13,999
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8Rs. 10,499
Realme 6Rs. 13,999
Realme XTRs. 14,990
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 proRs. 12,999

Samsung Galaxy M30s

Samsung Galaxy M30s was launched on 18th September 2019. The price for Redmi Note 8 Pro starts from Rs. 13,999. The Galaxy M30s rear panel is equipped with a triple-camera setup. It comes with a combination of a 48MP (Samsung’s own GM2 sensor) primary lens with f/2.0 aperture, an 8MP wide-angle lens(123-degree ultra-wide lens), and a 5MP depth sensor for portrait shots and 16MP selfie camera for clicking selfies. It has an LED flash, HDR, and Panorama. You can also record 4k videos with M30s. The image resolution is up to 8000*6000 pixels.

Specifications of rear camera

  • Triple (48MP + 8MP + 5MP)
  • 4 x Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
  • Physical Aperture- (f/2.0)+(f/2.2)+(f/2.2) 
  • LED flash
  • Panorama
  • HDR
  • Video- 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, gyro-EIS

Specifications of front camera

  • 16MP
  • In-Display Flash
  • Physical Aperture- f/2.0
  • HDR
  • Video- 1080p@30fps

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 smartphone runs on the Android v9.0 pie operating system. The price of this phone starts from Rs. 10,499 in India. Redmi Note 8 has spanned up a spot in the best five-camera phones under Rs.15,000 in India. It has a quad-camera setup. First we have a 48MP primary camera with f/1.79 aperture, next to an 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera with f/2.2 aperture, a 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture and a 2 MP macro lens with f/2.4 aperture.

Redmi Note 8 has a 13MP selfie camera with an f/2.0 aperture. There are three beautification enhancement options and they are face slimming, skin smoothing, and eye enlargement. Though it doesn’t have HDR mode, the colors, contrast, and dynamic mode are excellent.

It has a dual LED flash and slow motion support up to 240fps. The image resolution is up to 8000*6000 pixels.

Photography specifications of rear camera

  • Digital zoom
  • Auto flash
  • Face detection
  • Touch to focus
  • Sensor- ISOCELL plus
  • Shooting modes- Continuous shooting, High Dynamic Range Mode

Videography specifications of rear camera

  • Ultra-wide angle recording
  • Macro recording
  • Short video mode
  • 4K recording
RecordingsFrames per second
4K recording 30fps
1080p recording30fps / 60fps
1080p slow motion recording120fps
720p slow motion recording120fps / 240fps
720p recording30fps
720p macro recording

Realme 6

Realme 6 was launched on 5th March 2020. The price of Realme 6 starts from Rs.13,999 in India. Looking at the camera, there are four lenses in the pack of rear cameras and each one has its own specific strength. The lens is equipped with a Samsung 64MP GW1 sensor. It has a 64MP Al Quad camera(primary camera) with f/1.8 aperture; an 8MP Ultra-wide-angle lens with f/2.3 aperture; a 2MP macro lens with f/2.4 aperture; a 2MP depth sensor with f/2.0 aperture. These features makes the photography versatile. The maximum resolution is up to 9280×6944 pixels.

Realme 6 has a 16MP ultra-clear selfie camera on the front with an f/2.0 aperture. It supports the Bokeh effect and smart beauty mode. It has many options beautifying your face for different skin types, genders, and facial shapes.

The photos are really good with vibrant colors and show natural in the daylight time and it even has a night mode, which improves the low-light camera performance by combining all the four pixels to one.

Specifications of rear camera

  • Al Quad camera (64+8+2+2)
  • Black and White portrait lens
  • Super high resolution and high pixel
  • LED flash
  • Night mode
  • HDR
  • Panorama
  • Video- 2160@30fps, 1080@30/60/120fps, gyro-EIS

Specifications of front camera

  • 16MP
  • HDR mode
  • Panorama
  • Al Beauty
  • Bokeh effect

Realme XT

Realme XT was launched on 16th September 2019. The price of this smartphone starts from Rs.14,990. As we are concerned about the cameras, Realme XT has a quad lens on the rear camera that packs 64MP primary camera with f/1.8 aperture; an 8MP Ultra-wide-angle lens with f/2.25 aperture; a 2MP macro lens with f/2.4 aperture; a 2MP depth sensor with f/2.0 aperture. In lighting conditions, it captures detailed landscapes and close-ups which gives you accurate color, and image processing is quick. It has a maximum of 10X digital zoom. It has an LED flash.

Realme 6 comes with a Sony IMX471 sensor and has a 16MP ultra-clear selfie camera on the front with f/2.0 aperture. It has come with Al Face Beauty mode which makes your selfie look gorgeous.

Specifications of rear camera

  • 64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP Quad camera
  • There are different modes like normal shot, video, expert mode, time lapse, panorama, portrait, nightscape, burst mode, slow mode
  • Camera sensor type- CMOS
  • LED flash
  • HDR
  • Video- 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@960fps, gyro-EIS

Specifications of front camera

  • 16MP
  • HDR
  • Sony IMX 471 Sensor
  • Camera Mode – normal shot,video.time lapse,panorama,portrait
  • Camera Sensor Type – CMOS
  • Video- 1080p@30fps

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 pro

Redmi Note 9 Pro was launched on 14th March 2020. Looking at the camera, it has four camera setup with a 48 MP wide primary camera with f/1.8 aperture; an 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera with f/2.2 aperture; a 5MP macro camera with f/2.4 aperture; and a 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture, but the camera is slightly disappointing in the low light. You get a 16MP selfie camera with f/2.5 aperture.

Specifications of rear camera

  • 48MP + 8MP + 5MP + 2MP rear camera
  • LED flash
  • HDR
  • Panorama
  • 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@960fps, gyro- EIS

Specifications of front camera

  • 16MP selfie camera
  • HDR
  • Panorama
  • Video- 1080p@30fps

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