Best Camera Phones Under 15000 (October 2020)

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

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

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 recording 120fps
720p slow motion recording 120fps / 240fps
720p recording 30fps
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

Honorable Mentions

BrandPrice
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 proRs. 12,999
Xiaomi Mi A3Rs. 11.900
Oppo F11Rs. 14,249
Realme 5 proRs. 12,887
Samsung Galaxy A50Rs. 13,994

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

Xiaomi Mi A3

Xiaomi Mi A3 was launched on 23rd August 2019. This mobile has Al triple rear camera, a 48MP primary camera with Sony IMX586 with f/1.8 aperture; an 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera with f/2.2 aperture; and a 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture. It has a 32MP selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture. The camera is quite good in a few lighting conditions.

Specifications of rear camera

  • 48MP + 8MP + 2MP Al triple rear camera
  • LED flash
  • HDR
  • Portrait mode, Panorama
  • PDAF
  • Video- 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps
  • 4k video recording

Specifications of front camera

  • 32 MP selfie camera
  • Al portrait mode
  • Al scene detection
  • Palm shutter
  • HDR
  • Video- 1080p@30fps

Oppo F11

Oppo F11 was launched on 15th May 2019. Though the camera is concerned, it has a dual camera, a 48MP primary camera with f/1.8 aperture, and a 5MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture. The professional results by capturing photos has never been so easy. Autofocus is available in the rear camera. It has a 16MP selfie camera with an f/2.0 aperture.

Specifications of rear camera

  • 48MP + 5MP dual camera
  • Large image sensor
  • Large aperture
  • Al image processing
  • Ultra night mode
  • Panorama, portrait, expert, time-lapse, slow motion
  • HDR
  • LED flash
  • Video- 1080p@30fps(normal video)

Specifications of front camera

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

Realme 5 pro

Realme 5 Pro was launched on 20th August 2019. It has an Al Quad camera, a 48MP primary camera with f/1.8 aperture; an 8MP ultra-wide camera with f/2.2 aperture; a 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture; and a 2MP macro lens with f/2.4 aperture. Even in low lights, Realme 5 pro captures great nightscapes. With the help of HDR and multi-frame engines, it captures good night shots but at times it depends on AI features. The phone has a 16MP selfie camera with an f/2.0 aperture.

Specifications of rear camera

  • 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP Al Quad camera
  • Super clear nightscapes
  • LED flash
  • HDR
  • Panorama, portrait mode
  • Video- 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@960fps, gyro-EIS

Specifications of front camera

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

Samsung Galaxy A50

Samsung Galaxy A50 was launched on 2nd March 2019. This phone has a triple set of cameras, having a 25MP low light primary camera with f/1.7 aperture, 8MP ultra-wide camera with f/2.2 aperture, 5MP depth sensor camera with f/2.2 aperture. It can record 4K videos. The front-facing camera has 25MP with f/2.0 aperture, which helps in video calling and clicking pictures. The cameras are good but in a few situations, such as in low lights, it could be even better. The primary camera tends to overexpose where the photos turn to be brighter.

Specifications of rear camera

  • 25MP + 8MP + 5MP rear camera
  • Autofocus
  • LED flash
  • Panorama
  • HDR

Specifications of front camera

  • 25MP selfie camera
  • Panaroma
  • HDR

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