Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro to Honor View20: Smartphones with 48-megapixel camera
The latest camera trend in smartphones is the 48-megapixel camera. At present, there are four phones catering to different price segments. Here’s a list.
There's not just one but a couple of trending features on smartphones these days. In the camera department, the latest is boasting a 48-megapixel camera.
Honor launched the first 48-megapixel camera phone in India, which was soon followed by Vivo, Xiaomi and Oppo. So far, there are four smartphones - Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro, Honor View 20, Oppo F11 Pro and Vivo V15 Pro. All four phones cater to different price segments in the market.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro
Xiaomi's Redmi Note 7 Pro currently holds the title of the cheapest 48-megapixel camera phone. Redmi Note 7 (4+64) is priced at ₹13,999, while the 6+128 variant carries a price tag of ₹16,999. Xiaomi also uses a Sony IMX586 sensor for its 48-megapixel camera. It is accompanied by a 5-megapixel secondary camera, and a 13-megapixel selfie camera.
The smartphone offers AI portrait mode, handheld night photography, EIS, AI studio lighting and more. More specifications of Redmi Note 7 include a 6.3-inch FHD+ display, 4,000mAh battery, Snapdragon 675 SoC and MIUI 10 (Android Pie).
Honor View20 falls in the mid-range flagship segment with a price tag of ₹37,999. The smartphone other than its camera has a stylish design and a punch-hole camera. Honor View20 is also packed with interesting features like 3D motion-controlled gaming and 3D video shaping. It comes with a 4,000mAh battery, 6.3-inch FHD+ 'All-View' display, and Kirin 980 chipset.
The smartphone's rear camera module features a 48-megapixel Sony IMX586 sensor, and a TOF 3D camera. Honor also offers a night mode for low light photography. There's a 25-megapixel front camera for selfies.
Vivo V15 Pro
More than the 48-megapixel camera, Vivo V15 Pro's highlight is its 32-megapixel selfie camera. It also comes in the pop-up selfie mechanism. The smartphone has a triple-camera setup with a 48-megapixel Quad Pixel sensor, 8-megapixel and 5-megapixel sensors.
Vivo V15 Pro features a 6.39-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED display with a 2.5D glass on top. It runs on Qualcomm's Snapdragon 675 processor paired with a 3,700mAh battery. Vivo V15 Pro with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of onboard storage is priced at ₹28,990.
The latest entrant in this smartphone camera trend is the Oppo F11. Launched along with the F11 Pro, the F11 is priced at ₹19,990 and it comes with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of onboard storage. Unlike the pop-up selfie camera on its pro version, the F11 comes with a waterdrop styled notch. It has dual 48-megapixel and 5-megapixel cameras, and a 16-megapixel front camera. The smartphone is fuelled by a 4,020mAh battery and runs on Color OS 6.0.