Rating of the best cameraphones( phones with a good camera) for 2016.Top 10

9 place.

Apple iPhone 6s 64GB

The average price is 46,100 rubles. The flagship from the cult American company received 49% of fives according to reviews in the Yandex-Market. Features: 4.7-inch screen resolution of 1334x750, 12-megapixel main camera and 5-megapixel front camera, 64 GB of internal memory and 2 GB of RAM.Like all iPhones, support for only one SIM card. Quotes from the review of the 4PDA portal:
"The main camera has become 12-megapixel, but its most noticeable difference from its predecessor is improved noise reduction algorithms." Even with low illumination in the room, small details( like the labels on the bottles labels in the bar) remain distinct and are not clogged with artifactsSometimes, with a strong increase, there is a slight blurring of the boundaries of the object, but the outlines are still fairly clear, which simplifies their subsequent processing.
The front camera is much better and got aRetina Flash: when you take a photo, the screen for a moment flashes pink-yellow light, performing a special flash function to illuminate the face, which maintains the correct white balance. Something similar was realized a couple of years ago in other smartphones on Android, but this is already a littlewho remembers".
"The camera" learned "to shoot 4K-video, and not for the sake of later viewing on the so far rare 4K-TV, but for the opportunity to increase the required fragment of the record and see all the details."
The result of the camera of the 6th iPhone from 4PDA is: "The camera, if you believe the latest comparative tests and blind polls, is not the most, but you will not be able to reproach the device for the quality of the pictures either."

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8th place.

Samsung Galaxy S6 SM-G920F 32Gb

The average price is 27 500 rubles. Galaxy S6 received 51% of fives on reviews in the Yandex-Market. The main camera is 16 mp, the front camera is 5 mp. Regardless of the region, your device may have either an ISOCELL sensor from Samsung, or Sony IMX20.Main camera functions: automatic real-time processing of HDR, optical image stabilization, and infrared sensor. The camera makes excellent shots even after sunset. Quoting from the review of the portal 4PDA: "In the dark, the camera makes excellent shots that you do not expect to see on the smartphone's screen." The illuminated objects and the sky look very expressive, the lanterns do not fill the frame with a blurry light, the contrast is transmitted naturally.shoot without fear of getting a set of dark and light spots instead of a spectacular frame. "

Quote of one of the buyers of this model: "Camera-fire. Very high-quality pictures, took a picture of a soft fabric toy - when you see each thread is visible separately!".

In a blind vote of visitors ferra.ru Galaxy S6 took the second place, losing to LG G4, but having won the iPhone 6S.

5.1-inch screen has a resolution of 2560x1440.The internal memory is 32 GB, and the RAM is 3 GB.The operating system is Android 6.0.The battery capacity is 2550 mAh. Support for only one SIM card. No external memory card support. There is a fingerprint scanner.

7 place.

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 32Gb

The average price is 33,400 rubles. This model received 45% of fives according to reviews in the Yandex-Market. Like all flagships from Samsung, this model is distinguished by a quality camera. Resource Phone Arena, comparing the cameras from the main flagship models of 2015, put Samsung Galaxy Note 5 in the first place, which this model shared with the iPhone 6S Plus and Nexus 6P.The Galaxy Note 5 camera took the first place in a blind comparison of smartphone cameras held among visitors to the resource hi-tech.mail.ru. The second place was taken by LG V10, the third - Apple iPhone 6s Plus, then Google Nexus 6P is located.
Camera in Galaxy Note 5 on the characteristics similar to the Samsung Galaxy S6: the main camera 16 mp, the front 5 mp.
Other features: 5.7 inches screen resolution of 2560x1440, Android 5.1 operating system, 32 GB built-in and 4 GB of RAM, support for one SIM card.

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6th place.

LG G4 H815

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5 place.


Average price - 22 650 rubles. The flagship of the South Korean manufacturer, released in April 2016, received 76% of fives on reviews in the Yandex market. This model has three cameras: 16-megapixel main camera, 8-megapixel wide-angle camera( viewing angle - 135 degrees) and 8-megapixel front camera. The wide-angle camera is located in the same place where the main camera is located on the rear panel. Unlike the dual camera of the 7th iPhone, where image analysis is performed by two sensors at the same time, which can affect the quality of the frame for the worse, becausemay blur the image in some areas, the LG G5 goes in a different way: two photos are taken at once with two different cameras, namely the wide-angle and the main one, from which you can choose the best one.

Resource hi-tech.mail.ru conducted a comparative test of LG G5 and Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge cameras, the results were as follows: "The flagship Samsung still shoot better, which is especially noticeable at night. However, when taking self-portraits, LG, which has another importantadvantage: the ability to make wide-angle images with a viewing angle of 135 degrees. "The phonearena.com portal conducted several comparisons of the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge and LG G5 cameras, where the quality of the images was assessed both by blind voting and by experts. In a blind vote, won the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, but experts explained this victory with more vivid unnatural colors in the Samsung camera and preferred the LG G5.Therefore, it is fair to say that the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge and LG G5 main cameras are about the same level, while the LG G5 has the advantage of shooting with a front camera, plus an additional plus in the form of a wide-angle camera.

LG G5 camera received 86 points in Dxomark, as well as the camera of the 7th iPhone.

Other features: 5.3-inch screen resolution of 2560x1440, 32 GB of internal memory and 4 GB of RAM, there is a slot for memory cards up to 2 TB.Operating system Android 6.0.Battery capacity - 2800 mAh.

This model - the world's first smartphone with a modular equipment. The user can replace the battery in a few seconds or install one of the LG Friends modules: a special unit LG Cam Plus with additional camera control buttons or LG Hi-Fi Plus with an audio chip. With the first module, the smartphone becomes a full-fledged compact camera with a comfortable grip, and with the second it turns into a real audio player. The module LG Cam Plus has its own battery for 1200 mAh. But do not just sum up the containers, it's a little different: as soon as the battery of the phone sits down, it is immediately recharged from the battery in the LG Cam Plus unit. So, in fact, we have in front of us an extra external battery. The modules are purchased separately. LG Cam Plus costs from 900 rubles, but the purchase of LG Hi-Fi Plus will cost 6 thousand rubles .

4 place.

Apple iPhone 7 Plus 32Gb

The average price is 51,000 rubles. The flagship from the cult American company appeared on sale in late September 2016. iPhone 7 Plus 32gb scored 50% of fives on reviews in the Yandex Market( see reviews about Apple iPhone 7 Plus ). The flagship from the cult American company appeared on sale in late September 2016.iPhone 7 Plus has a dual main camera( 2 modules of 12 mp).It sounds impressive, but it was applied last year on the smartphone Huawei Honor 6 Plus and in reality it was not so impressive, becausewhen analyzing an object with just two sensors, blurring occurs on those areas of the frame where this does not happen with standard focusing. Compared with the sixth ayfon, the aperture has been improved to f / 1.8( in the past f / 2.2), which allowed 50% more light to be transmitted;lens of six lenses;Optical Image Stabilization( OIS) for photo and video;Slo-Mo shooting in the resolution up to 1080p;a special processor for processing information from the camera( Image signal processor), which makes it 60% faster than before. Is it possible to consider the camera of the 7th iPhone as the best in the world today? Unfortunately for fans of iPhones, this is not so. Resource keddr.com conducted among its readers a blind comparison of the cameras of three flagships: Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge( which was on sale in March 2016), last year's Apple iPhone 6s and Apple iPhone 7 Plus. In the end, with a huge advantage won camera Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, she won all 6 tests on the photo and one of the two on the video, slightly giving way to the 7th iPhone as a 4k video. Seventh iPhone took the second place, while losing the sixth in a single photo test and in one video test. The same results were in a blind vote on the portal phonearena.com, where the 7th iPhone also lost to the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge. As for the comparison with the LG G5, then in a blind comparison of the 6 tests, the 7th iPhone and LG G5 won three, but the version of phonearena.com still preferred the iPhone.

As for the front camera of the 7th iPhone, it has a matrix of 7 mp( for the 6th iPhone 5 mp, for the Galaxy S7 Edge is also 5 mp, for the LG G5 8 mp).

Other features: the newest operating system iOS 10( on the sixth iPhones was the iOS 9 OS), a 5.5-inch screen with a resolution of 1920x1080, 32 GB of internal memory and 3 GB of RAM.Like all iPhones, there is no external memory card support and there is no support for the second SIM card. The talk time is 21 hours, in standby mode - 384 hours, in the listening mode - 60 hours. There is protection from water.

Apple iPhone 7 Plus has two more versions: with 128 GB of internal memory and with 256 GB.But for the rating chosen model with 32 GB becausethis amount of memory is enough for average user, in addition, this version is the most affordable.

3 place.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge 32Gb

The average price in Russia is 46,000 rubles. The flagship from the leading manufacturer of smartphones in South Korea and the world appeared on sale in March 2016 and today received 43% of fives on reviews in the Yandex Market( see reviews about the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge).

Galaxy S7 Edge in 2016 became the best-selling smartphone of the South Korean company, and also entered the top three most popular Android smartphones in the world. The most popular model was in the United States, where it won first place in sales at the end of the year. Every 10th Android smartphone sold in the US last year was Samsung's flagship. Also Galaxy S7 Edge took first place in sales in Germany and Hong Kong.

Technical characteristics: 5.5-inch screen with an incredible resolution of 2560x1440, operating system Android 6.0, 32 GB of permanent and 4 GB of RAM, support for two SIM cards. But the main advantage of this model is the camera. Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge 32Gb has a 12-megapixel main camera and a 5-megapixel front camera. Samsung brings the following advantages of the camera in this smartphone: the lens of greater aperture( F1.7) and the larger pixels of the matrix( 1.4 microns) capture much more light, which allows to receive always clear and detailed photos even in low light conditions;smartphones support Dual Pixel technology: all pixels of the matrix have two photodiodes, and not one by one, which allows the sensor to focus as quickly and clearly as the human eye, and the Dual Pixel technology provides such fast and perfect autofocus that you can capture even the harshesttraffic in low light conditions;The first time you can shoot motion in the mode of animated panorama.

Last year's flagship Samsung Galaxy S6 had a Sony IMX240 sensor and a resolution of the main camera 16 megapixels. The S7 has a new sensor - Sony IMX260 with a resolution of 4 mp less. The 4pda.ru portal in Samsung Galaxy S7 review, Edge 32Gb, writes: "Samsung took an interesting step, completely replacing the camera after success in the previous generation. If you try the new device in the case, you realize that it was not accidental, and no one in the Korean company would have acceptedThe decision to change an excellent module to the one that is worse. In the opinion of the townsfolk, four megapixels were really lost, but an experienced amateur photographer will tell you that not in the number of megapixels is happiness. ""Samsung Galaxy S7 edge sets a new quality standard for cameras in smartphones for at least the next year. For excellent photos and day and night, spectacular video, optical stabilization and a variety of shooting modes, the 4PDA version marks the SGS7 edge with the" Nice Shot "mark."

In a blind test among visitors to the resource phonearena.com Galaxy S7 edge confidently bypassed the iPhone 7, LG G5 and iPhone 6s.

2 place.

HTC 10 32Gb

Average price in Russia - 30 550 rubles. Buy HTC 10 on Aliexpress for 25.2 thousand rubles ( delivery to Russia is free). The flagman from the second-largest Taiwanese manufacturer was released in May 2016 and today has gained 66% of fives on reviews in the Yandex-Market. Specifications: Android 6.0 OS, AMOLED-screen 5.2-inch resolution of 2560x1440, 32 GB of permanent memory( of which 23 GB is available to the user) and 4 GB of RAM.Support external memory card. Support for only one SIM card. Battery capacity - 3000 mAh. The talk time is 27 hours, in standby mode - 456 hours. There is a fingerprint scanner.

The main advantage of this model is its cameras. The main one is 12 mp, the front one is 5 mp. Optical image stabilization is first introduced in both the main and front cameras. The camera perfectly removes in poor light conditions. The manufacturer's website says: "You can wait for the perfect lighting for great photos, and you can trust the main camera HTC 10, which captures up to 136% more light in each image, no magic - only the new generation UltraPixel technology, supplemented by optical stabilization and a high-speed lens ƒ /1.8 ".The front camera HTC 10 produces no less impression than the main one. The size of its photosensitive elements is increased, the lens has a diaphragm ƒ / 1.8, and the screen perfectly performs the role of a flash. A wide-angle lens will capture not only your own portrait, but also a company of friends. In HTC 10, shooting video in 4K format was supplemented for the first time with Hi-Res recording of 24-bit stereo audio. The audio track recorded in this format contains 256 times more details and reproduces twice the larger frequency range. The camera HTC 10 starts in 0.6 seconds - that is almost instantly.

Various reviews and comparative tests indicate that the HTC 10 is one of the best cameras in the world today. Resource Phonearena in July 2016 conducted a comparative test of the flagship cameras, in which HTC 10 took the first place, surpassing the LG G5, iPhone 6s, OnePlus3, Samsung Galaxy S7, Sony Xperia X Performance. The HTC 10 camera received 88 points on the Dxomark resource, this is the second result after Google Pixel, whose camera is only 1 point larger.

This model is among the top five smartphones for 2016.

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1 place.

Google Pixel 32Gb

The average price in Russia is 44 950 rubles. The model from the American manufacturer, presented in October 2016, received 56% of fives on reviews in the Yandex-Market.

Specifications: 5-inch screen with a resolution of 1920x1080 pixels, the latest operating system Android 7.1, 32 GB of permanent and 4 GB of RAM, support for one SIM card. The smartphone does not support an external memory card, but Google provides unlimited storage for photos and videos shot on Pixel. In addition, a backup of all data is automatically created on Google Drive. After that, the phone will offer to free up space on the internal storage by deleting already copied files. Battery capacity 2770 mAh. The battery life in talk mode is 26 hours, in standby mode - 456 hours, in music listening mode - 110 hours.4-core processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM 8996 Pro with graphics accelerator Adreno 530. Fingerprint scanner on the back panel. Housing material - aluminum and glass.

The main advantage of the Google Pixel smartphone is its camera. This is the best camera in the world smartphone. Resource Dxomark put the camera Google Pixel 89 points, making it ranked first in the ranking of the best cameras, bypassing 1 point shared second place HTC 10, Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge and Sony Xperia X Performance. Another authoritative resource Phonearena conducted a comparative test of cameras( 9 parameters) of the following models: Google Pixel, iPhone 7 Plus, Samsung Galaxy S7 edge, LG V20.The places in the final list were distributed as follows: Google Pixel took the first place, the second - Galaxy S7 edge, the third - LG V20, and the last one was iPhone 7 Plus.

What is the Google Pixel camera? There is a Sony IMX378 sensor with a resolution of 12 MP and a F2.0 aperture. There is a laser focusing system. There is no optical stabilization, it is replaced by a digital one. In the camera, HDR + mode is enabled by default, in many respects due to which the excellent quality of shooting is achieved. It is worth noting that optics in itself still does not guarantee a perfect shooting in smartphones. A big role is played by software. For example, the same sensor Sony IMX378 has last year's flagship Xiaomi Mi5S, but thanks to the superiority of Google software Pixel squeezes out of the camera all that it is capable of. To be surprised it is not necessary, tk. It is known that Google is the developer of Android OS, so it has an advantage over all other smartphone manufacturers. If you want to use Android exactly as Google intended it, you should buy Google Pixel.

The front camera is equipped with a sensor at 8 mp with an aperture of F2.4 and the ability to shoot video in 1080p.

The average price is 18,000 rubles. The flagship from the South Korean manufacturer received 46% of fives according to reviews in the Yandex market. Features: 5.5-inch screen resolution of 2560x1440, 32 GB of internal memory and 3 GB of RAM, the operating system Android 5.1.16-megapixel main camera and 8-megapixel front camera. The camera with diaphragm F1.8, laser autofocus and optical stabilization system OIS 2.0 allows you to shoot at low light, make portraits, create exquisite effects and professional-grade photos that amaze with the clarity and quality of the details.

LG G4 camera took first place in a blind comparison of smartphone cameras held among visitors to the resource hi-tech.mail.ru. With a twofold separation, the LG G4 camera bypassed the second-placed Sony Xperia Z5 camera, the third place was taken by the iPhone 6S.Resource ferra.ru also conducted a blind test among readers, where the LG G4 camera also won first place( second place for the Samsung Galaxy S6, the third for the iPhone 6S).

Cameraphone is smartphone with a very good camera and has special photographic functions. The best cameraphones make photos no worse than good amateur or semi-professional digital cameras. The quality of videotaping cameraphones is not inferior to good video cameras. For example, some cameraphones allow you to shoot video in 4K format, that is four times clearer than Full HD.
This ranking will feature the best cameraphones for 2016.When ranking positions in the rating, in addition to the characteristics of the main camera, the characteristics of the front camera( which is needed for video calls and selfi) as well as the price-quality ratio were taken into account. To assess the quality of the cameras, professional reviews of different models were taken into account, blind camera comparisons( when people compare photos taken by different smartphone models without knowing which photo was taken by this or that device), customer reviews in the Yandex-Market.

10 place.

Sony Xperia Z5

The average price is 34 400 rubles. The model from the leading Japanese manufacturer of smartphones scored 47% of fives according to reviews in the Yandex Market .The screen is 5.2 inches with a resolution of 1920x1080 pixels, the operating system is Android 5.1, 32 GB of permanent and 3 GB of RAM.
Sony is one of the world's leading photographic equipment manufacturers. Sony's sensor for cameras of its smartphones is even used by Samsung - the leader in smartphone sales in the world. Therefore, the camera Sony Xperia Z5 surprises even when you are familiar with the technical specifications: the matrix of the main camera is 23 mp( at the front 5 mp).Camera Xperia Z5 has ultrafast autofocus( 0.03 sec.), Which is achieved through a combination of two different technologies. With a 5x zoom, you can approach the subject without sacrificing image quality. This was made possible by the powerful matrixes, lenses and exclusive Clear Image technology from Sony.
The 4PDA portal in its review of this model says: "The Sony Xperia Z5 camera can be called without hesitation one of the best among the" phone ": most of the pictures are simply amazing in color and clarity.
In a blind comparison of smartphone cameras conducted among visitors to the Android Authority resource, the images taken by Sony Xperia Z5 camera were lost only to the cameras of the iPhone 6S and Samsung Galaxy Note 5. In the blind test of visitors hi-tech.mail.ru Sony Z5 camera took second placeafter LG G4, bypassing the iPhone 6S and Samsung GS6 Edge.

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