We all know that smartphone cameras are not at all great for real photographers. This is something that was really tough to deal with because of not always having the digital camera on when a perfect photo opportunity presented itself.
The good news is that smartphones evolved a lot in the past few years, adding various different features of high interest. This includes optical image stabilization, optical zoom, bright lenses and larger sensors. We have access to various different great smartphones that can be used by photographers. While it is still obvious that the quality is not the same as a great DSLR, the smartphones below are definitely worth considering if you are a photographer.
Samsung Galaxy S6
It is really hard to compete with the wonderful Samsung Galaxy S6. We are faced with a smartphone that has an impressing 16 MP camera allowing recording ultra high definition video. The core of this mobile device is 2.1 GHz, with 3 GB of RAM, 8 cores and much more. The resolution of the screen is 1440 X 2560, 5.1 inches. We have true optical stabilization and an overall premium feeling that is hard to replicate. Love it or hate it, Samsung can only be seen as the number one smartphone here.
This smartphone stands out as one that includes a camera of 13 MP and various pretty clever photography features. We are faced with a great painting mode as the main feature. The device has a really slim metal body, a full HD screen of 5.2 inches and the bright and powerful f/2.0 lens. We gain access to an image quality that is really good. The device is snappy when used and really quick. The value offered for the money that is to be paid is also really high.
Samsung Galaxy S5
The last Samsung Galaxy smartphone before the truly wonderful S6 comes with 16 MP and the processor include is quad-core, 2.5 GHz. We gain access to suitable memory in 2 GB of RAM. The photographer is capable of taking advantage of 6 frames per second and the burst possible is 30 seconds. Recording video is possible in Ultra HD video, 4k, which is definitely great. The camera of this smartphone will capture really good detail levels and you will appreciate the fact that the colors will be accurately replicated.
Nokia Lumia 1020
The Nokia Lumia 1020 may be a smartphone that was launched in 2013 but it is still among the best when referring to photography use. We can say that this phone will be among the best in this category for a long time because of the fact that it offers high image quality at a price that is quite affordable. You will gain Xenon flash and image stabilization, all summed up to the impressive 41 MP sensor. The detail and color offered are really good and the smartphone will surely help you to take great pictures of people. Skin tone will be simply perfect.