The Best Camera Phones in Nigeria (2019): Smartphones With Quality Camera To Consider Buying

Cameras in smartphones are getting better every day and the need for them is on the rise. In this article, you'll find a list of the best camera phones to buy.

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BEST CAMERA PHONES IN NIGERIA

Are you looking for the best camera phones? Then you are in the right place. The list below gives an overview of smartphones with a good camera.

Just like when people considering big battery in smartphones, there are others who pay more attention to its camera image quality before making a buying decision.

Cameras in smartphones are getting better every day. A smartphone with a good camera also starts to look more and more like a professional camera with which you can also make calls. With a good smartphone camera, of course, there is more to see than a lot of megapixels. Infact, in one of our previous post here on Naijaknowhow, we explained everything you must know about smartphone camera megapixel.

Among other things, the ease of the interface, the sensor, the autofocus and the size of the pixels contribute a lot to the quality of a smartphone camera.

In the top list below we have put phones with a good camera. Let’s delve right in!

Top 10+ Best Camera Phones in Nigeria (Updated this month 2019)

1. Samsung Galaxy S10 +

Samsung five cameras smartphone: two in front, three on the back

Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus

The Samsung Galaxy S10 + is the ultimate winner of the tenth edition of the popular Galaxy S series from Samsung. Compared to its predecessor, this device has more in front of and behind a camera. There are now three cameras on the back.

This setup consists of the main camera, a wide-angle lens and a telephoto camera with which you can capture even more images or zoom in without losing detail! Filming is possible in 4K and ensures steady images thanks to optical image stabilization (OIS). At the front of the S10 +, we find a double camera with which you can shoot razor-sharp selfies with a depth of field effect in an instant!

Here are the Samsung Galaxy S10 + key specifications…

KEY SPECS
Display 6.4 inches Dynamic AMOLED capacitive touchscreen  (1440 x 3040 pixels) (526 ppi)
OS Android 9.0 Pie (One UI)
Processor Exynos 9820 / Snapdragon 855 chipset
Storage 8GB/256GB, 8GB/512GB, and 12GB/1TB (expanded with a memory card of up to 512GB)
Camera 12MP + 12MP + 16MP Rear/10MP + 8MP Front (With LED light)
Battery 4100mAh
Price Starts $999 (around N361,000 naira)

2. Samsung Galaxy S9 +

Dual camera with excellent quality

Galaxy S9 Plus

The Samsung Galaxy S9 + can safely be called the smartphone with the best camera. This flagship of Samsung is equipped with two 12-megapixel cameras on the back. The main sensor can switch between an aperture of f / 1.5 and f / 2.4. With this camera, you shoot beautiful portrait photos with the Live Focus effect!

In addition, the autofocus is extremely fast, photos are never moved by optical image stabilization and taking pictures in the dark is no problem. At the front is an 8-megapixel camera for beautiful selfies and video calling. In addition, the Galaxy S9 + has a beautiful Super AMOLED display, thin screen edges and a powerful processor that never lets you down!

Here are the Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus key specifications…

KEY SPECS
Display 6.2 inches(1440 x 2960 pixels)
OS Android 8.0 Oreo
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Storage 64GB ROM + 6GB RAM
Camera Dual 12MP Rear/8MP Front
Battery 3500mAh
Price $840 (Between N300,800 to N310,000 Naira)

3. Apple iPhone XS

Apple’s best smartphone

iPhone XS Colour Variants

This is definitely Apple’s best smartphone camera so far. At Apple, they are always good in terms of cameras. But with the iPhone XS, it is still a step further. At the rear, this device has two cameras with both optical image stabilization. This will shoot beautiful photos, videos and portraits! You can of course view all these images right away or the large display with minimal edges.

On the front, the iPhone XS has the new TrueDepth camera. With the front camera, you can shoot very good portrait photos! So if you are a fanatic smartphone photographer, you’re all right with this device!

Here are the Apple iPhone XS key specifications…

KEY SPECS
Display 5.8 inches, 1125 x 2436 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~458 ppi density)
OS IOS 12
Processor Hexa Core A12 Chipset Bionic
Storage 64/256/512GB Built-in + 4GB RAM
Camera 12MP + 12MP Rear / 7MP Front (With Rear quad LED light)
Battery Li-ion Non removable
Price Starts US $999 (around N365,000 naira)

4. Huawei Mate 20 Pro

Triple Leica camera supported by AI

Huawei Mate 20 Pro

The Huawei Mate 20 Pro has a triple Leica camera on the back, just like the P20 Pro, but what sets it apart is the NPU that supports the camera. This AI processor acts as a kind of director for your camera so that every amateur photographer can shoot a professional photo.

There is a 40-megapixel sensor, an 8-megapixel sensor for zoom and a new 20-megapixel sensor for Ultra Wide Angle shots. Handy for large buildings and large groups! The Mate 20 Pro is more than just a camera; the screen is also beautiful and the hardware is very fast.

Here are the Huawei Mate 20 Pro key specifications…

KEY SPECS
Display 6.39-inch AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 1440 x 3120 pixels
OS Android 9.0 Pie OS (EMUI 9.0)
Processor Octa-core 2.6GHz Kirin Processor
Storage 128GB / 256GB ROM + 6GB / 8GB RAM (NM card up to 256GB)
Camera 40MP + 20MP + 8MP Rear/24MP Front (With LED light)
Battery 4,200mAh
Price N370,000 – N400,000

5. Google Pixel 3

Google Pixel 3: hardware does not say everything

Google pixel 3

You might think: the Google Pixel 3 only has one camera on the back, how can it be that good? Yet it is so; the Pixel devices have one of the best whether or not the best cameras on the smartphone market. Obviously, they all owe this to Google’s great software, which ensures that the photo is automatically edited on the basis of the situation that has been photographed. Especially the HDR + mode is very strong and ensures that you can take a beautiful picture even in poor lighting conditions.

The Pixel 3 camera is supported by lightning-fast hardware and a Visual Core with AI, which ensures that the camera only gets better.

Here are the Google Pixel 3 key specifications…

KEY SPECS
Display 5.50-inch P-OLED capacitive touchscreen 1080×2160 pixels
OS Android 9.0 (Pie)
Processor Snapdragon 845 2.5GHz octa-core (4×2.5GHz + 4×1.6GHz)
Storage 64 ROM + 4GB RAM
Camera 12.2MP Rear / 8MP + 8MP Front
Battery 2915mAh
Price Starts $799 (around N291,000 naira)

6. Samsung Galaxy Note 9

Samsung Galaxy Note 9: Cameras for every moment

Samsung Galaxy Note 9

Samsung has equipped the Galaxy Note 9 with a dual camera on the back. Both sensors have a resolution of 12 megapixels and technology that we saw earlier on the S-line can also be found in the Note 9. This allows you to play with the diaphragm and the amount of light that falls on the camera sensor. As a result, you always shoot a beautiful photo, even if the lighting conditions are not optimal.

There is optical image stabilization so that everything you shoot is captured perfectly and with the front cam, you make beautiful selfies. You can then view all your photos and videos on the beautiful Infinity Display, where everything looks perfect. All in all, the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is a perfect phone if you are looking for a good camera that you always have with you.

Here are the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 key specifications…

KEY SPECS
Display 6.4-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 1440 X 2960 pixels, 516PPI pixel density
OS Android 8.1 Oreo
Processor 2.7GHz Exynos 9810 Octa / Octa-core 2.8GHz Qualcomm Processor
Storage 128GB / 512GB ROM + 6GB / 8GB RAM (MicroSD card up to 512GB)
Camera 12MP + 12MP Rear/12MP Front (With LED light)
Battery 4,000mAh
Price N300, 000 – N320,000

7. Sony Xperia XZ3

The first Sony with OLED screen and Motion Eye camera

Sony Xperia XZ3

This Sony Xperia XZ3 came out pretty quickly after the XZ2, but there are a number of important improvements, including the OLED screen. This is the first Sony with an OLED screen and you see that immediately in the quality; the colours are better, the contrasts higher and he uses less energy!

Furthermore, the XZ3 has the famous Motion Eye camera that makes beautiful photos, films in 4K and with Super Slow-Mo can film at 960 frames per second. This camera is powered by the lightning-fast high-end hardware, so you never suffer from problems or crashes.

Here are the Sony Xperia XZ3 key specifications…

KEY SPECS
Display 6.0-inch OLED capacitive touchscreen, 1440 x 2880 pixels, 537 pixels
OS Android 9.0 Pie
Processor Octa-core 2.7GHz Qualcomm Processor
torage 64GB ROM + 4GB / 6GB RAM (MicroSD card up to 512GB)
Camera 19MP Rear/13MP Front (With LED light)
Battery 3,300mAh
Price ₦250,000 – ₦290,000

8. Huawei P20 Pro

Impressive triple Leica camera

Huawei P20 Pro

Do you like to take beautiful pictures but do not want to always carry a large SLR camera with you? Then the Huawei P20 Pro is the perfect device. Huawei has been known for years for good smartphone cameras, but with this device, they really go a lot further.

At the rear, this device has three separate cameras! The main camera shoots impressive pictures of no less than 40 megapixels. With this, you can really capture every detail! The main camera is assisted by both a monochrome 20-megapixel sensor and an 8-megapixel camera with optical zoom. It is very logical that with this smartphone you can shoot beautiful photos and videos that certainly do not detract from larger DSLRs!

Here are the Huawei P20 Pro key specifications…

KEY SPECS
Display 6.1-inch AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 1080 X 2240 pixels
OS Android 8.1 Oreo OS
Processor Octa-core 2.4GHz Kirin Processor
Storage 128GB ROM + 6GB RAM
Camera 40MP + 20MP + 8MP Rear/24MP Front (With LED light)
Battery 4,000mAh
Price N350,000 – N360,000

9. Apple iPhone 8 Plus

Double camera for portrait mode

iPhone 8 Plus

The Apple iPhone 8 Plus has a dual camera just like its predecessor. Apple has given this camera a big upgrade. The cameras now capture even more light so that your photos look even better. Also, the options for portrait photos have been extended, you can now choose from different studio light effects!

The main camera is equipped with optical image stabilization, very useful for filming! Furthermore, this device has of course very powerful hardware, a nice big screen and a premium housing!

Here are the Apple iPhone 8 key specifications…

KEY SPECS
Display 5.5-inch LCD-display 1080 × 1920
OS IOS 11
Processor 6-core A11
Storage 64/128/256GB ROM + 3GB RAM
Camera 12MP + 12MP Rear / 7MP Front (With Rear quad LED light)
Battery 2900mAh
Price Starts US $999 (around N365,000 naira)

10. HTC U12 +

Sleek design, fast processor and four cameras!

HTC U12 Plus

HTC has released a strong new flagship with the U12 +! This device has everything a high-end phone needs: a super fast processor, a beautiful design, a beautiful screen and of course good cameras!

HTC has been strong in the field of cameras for years and they surpass the predecessor of this U12 +. The device has two cameras on the back with which you shoot bright photos in bad light. The secondary camera has 2x optical zoom, very useful! Special is that there are also two cameras at the front. With this, you can shoot beautiful selfies with ‘bokeh’ effect in no time!

Here are the HTC U12 + key specifications…

KEY SPECS
Display 6-inch capacitive touchscreen, Quad HD+ (2880 x 1440 pixels, 18:9)
OS Android 8.0 Oreo OS (HTC Sense UI)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon™ 845, 64 bit octa-core, up to 2.8 Ghz
Storage 64/128GB ROM + 6GB RAM (MicroSD card up to 512GB)
Camera Dual 16MP + 12MP Rear / 8MP Front (With LED light)
Battery 3500mAh
Price Starts $799 (approx. N290,000)

11. Google Pixel 2

Single camera, but one of the best

Google Pixel 2

If you are looking for the perfect Android smartphone with good cameras then you’re all right with this Pixel 2! Google has designed this smartphone itself, so you can be sure that you can fully enjoy everything that Android has to offer. In addition to the very powerful hardware inside, Google has also provided a bunch of very good cameras.

At the back is a 12.2-megapixel camera with which you shoot very bright and colourful pictures. On the front is an 8-megapixel camera for the perfect selfie! Despite the fact that this device does not have a dual camera, with all your photos you can still achieve a beautiful ‘bokeh’ effect thanks to the very smart software.

Here are the Google Pixel 2 key specifications…

KEY SPECS
Display 5.0-inch AMOLED display 1080 x 1920 pixels
OS Android 8.0, upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie)
Processor Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 (10 nm) Octa-core
Storage 64/128GB ROM + 4GB RAM
Camera 12.2MP Rear / 8MP Front
Battery 2700mAh
Price Starts $799 (around N291,000 naira)

So there you go, those are the top 10 best camera smartphones out there. Kindly let us know if you have any question or suggestion, the comment box is opened!

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