Saturday, September 21, 2019

The Best Camera Phones (Part 2)

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01, February 2019

In addition to three Android phones with best cameras, this time we are back to discussing any Android phones equipped with high-quality cameras.

1. HTC U12+
This Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer's mobile phone is packed with 12 MP + 16 MP rear cameras. The main wide angle sensor has of f / 1.75 aperture, while the second telephoto sensor using f / 2.6 aperture. This camera can reach 1.85-2x optical zoom and digital zoom up to 10x. Even capable of recording 4K video at 60fps, 1080p in 240fps slow motion video, and supports OIS. This rear camera is also monitored to have very accurate ultra-focus and can display a deep bokeh effect.

HTC U12+ camera quality has also been confirmed by DxOMark (the leading source of independent image quality measurements and ratings for smartphone, camera and lens) which gives 103 points or higher than Huawei P20 which has 102 points.

2. Xiaomi Mi Mix 3
Xiaomi's flagship mobile phone features a magnetic slider for a selfie camera, four cameras and a 6.4 inch screen. The back of the phone is connected with the front body using a magnetic slider, when it’s open, it will show two front cameras 24 megapixel and 2 megapixel. When those are not used, the cameras can be hidden.

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Each of two Mi Mix 3 rear cameras have 12 megapixel resolution, where the main camera using IMX 363 sensor with 1.4 micron pixel size and f / 1.8 lens. While the second camera with a telephoto lens has f / 2.4 opening and 1.0 micron pixel size. Xiaomi also immersed Night Mode at Mi Mix 3 to take long exposure photos by handheld.

3. Google Pixel 3
Still the same as its predecessor, Pixel 3 relies on the advantages of camera components. Sharp photos with natural colors in various conditions. But Pixel 3 rear camera hasn't adopted dual-camera trend. Google actually installed this feature for the front camera (selfie), each camera has 8 megapixel resolution. One of them is useful for shooting wide-angle up to 97º
. So users can take maximum group selfie or easier selfie in front of the scene.

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There is also a Super Res Zoom feature that using lots of frame and AI (Artificial Intelligence) to provide sharp final photos, even without using optical zoom. This is perfect for users who like to capture moments shyly. While the embedded Night Shot feature has risen sharply from Pixel 2. 

Isny Dewi R.
Isny Dewi R.