Dual lens camera seems to be the next step in smartphone photography. Since Apple has adapted the technology, people are now more aware of Dual lens camera smartphones and surely more brands will follow. However, Apple wasn’t the first one to apply dual lens camera, it was HTC’s Evo 3D. The latest edition to this list is Huawei Honor M8 and certainly, more will come.
Top 5 Smartphones with Dual Lens Camera Smartphones
1.Apple iPhone 7 Plus
Apple has one of the best smartphone cameras in their iPhones and this latest edition to the series takes the first space on the list because of its popularity in recent times. The specifications include Dual 12MP camera: wide-angle F/1.8 + telephoto F/2.8, easy switch and live bokeh effects, optical image stabilization, quad-LED flash, phase detection autofocus, wide color capture, face and body detection; 2160p@30fps video recording.
What makes it even better is the vivid color range and pixel density of iPhone’s display.
2.Huawei Honor M8
Rest of the list contains only Android based smartphones as not much platforms experiment with new technology. Specifications include 2x 12MP (color + monochrome), 1/2.9” Sony IMX286 Exmor RS, 1.25µm pixels, f/2.2, Laser AF + depth, HDR, dual-tone LED flash.
Huawei Honor M8 features one colored and one monochromatic camera at a budget of Rs.29,999. One sensor captures the image and the other captures the field of depth. The autofocus is instantaneous as it latches to the subject very fast.
3.Xiaomi Redmi Pro
Xiaomi Redmi Pro comes with a 13-megapixel camera Sony IMX258 sensor with a 5-lens module, a f/2.0 aperture and PDAF autofocus, coupled with a 5-megapixel Samsung sensor for the secondary depth-capturing camera. The dual-tone flash is placed in between the sensors. It has a battery of 4,050mAh and can click pictures and shoots videos for long periods of time.
LG G5 has a specific focus on camera and it comes with a camera mod as well. The first camera is a 16-megapixel sensor and provides a 78-degree angle of view. The second lens comes with an F2.4 aperture and 8-megapixel sensor which has a 135-degree wide angle which is equal to the angle of view of a human eye. The autofocus is assisted by a laser that measures the subject distance.
The camera mod called CAM Plus camera grip can be applied to the back by removing the 2,800mAh battery. LG G5’s CAM Plus camera grip comes with an additional 1,200mAh battery, it also offers power, shutter, video, zoom buttons and a grip to hold the phone.
Now this one is different from other dual lens camera smartphones. The dual lens front camera allows it a wider angle of 120-degrees. It can be used to click group selfies and bringing the whole family together. You can even switch between camera angles from 120 to 80 degrees for an individual selfie. LG V10 also comes with tons of photo and video modes and the back panel provides buttons for manual features. The rear camera is one of the best in low light imaging.