Top 5 budget phones with a good camera

Top 5 budget phones with a good camera
Top 5 budget phones with a good camera

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A good camera is a rarity among budget smartphones. The quality of photos depends on many factors – lens, resolution, software, etc. In budget models, manufacturers often insert inexpensive matrices, which, even with high resolution, do not give a high-quality result. But we still picked up five interesting options with a good camera. Positions in the top are placed in ascending order of price.

1. Motorola G10 4/64 GB

Motorola G10 4/64 GB
Motorola G10 4/64 GB

Motorola G10 is the most inexpensive phone with a good camera from our top. For its price, the device has excellent characteristics. The Motorola G10 is a cheap phone, so don’t expect too much. It has a plastic case with an interesting design. Such a phone can be bought for a child for school because of the capacious battery, interesting design and excellent camera for a $150 phone.

Let’s take a closer look at the camera. For its price, the performance of the camera is above average. There are three lenses – 48MP main, 8MP ultra wide and 2MP macro. There are standard modes for taking photos – portrait, night, panorama, series of photos and shooting with filters in live mode. For video shooting, there is a time-lapse, slow motion and the ability to adjust the color saturation before recording. The modes are implemented well, the quality of photos and videos is not bad.

Of the minuses, a dim LED display with a resolution of 1600×720 pixels. The stock of brightness is not enough, despite the wide color gamut and average pixel density. Personally, my eyes got tired of such a display quite quickly.

Motorola G10 is more suitable for children. The model has a cool camera, which will be interesting to play with. The phone is good for its price segment, but I would advise you to look at models with a better display.

2.OPPO A54 4/64GB

OPPO A54 4/64GB
OPPO A54 4/64GB

The next model of the top – OPPO A54 4/64GB immediately feels more expensive than the previous one. The model in blue looks a little futuristic with a square main camera module and an iridescent body. The smartphone is beautiful, thin and made “under the iron”, although the body is made of plastic.

The model also received three lenses – the main 13 MP, wide-angle 2 MP, macro 2 MP and depth sensor 2 MP. The phone takes really cool pictures for its price. The phone received a cool portrait mode with bokeh effect and a good night mode. Of the interesting things in the camera, there are filters for all modes, except for the night one.

OPPO A54 is equipped with a good MediaTek processor and a good IPS display. The stock of brightness and color gamut is more than enough for comfortable use.

I liked the phone very much in appearance and in its characteristics.

3. Oukitel WP7 6/128GB

Oukitel WP7 6/128GB
Oukitel WP7 6/128GB

Oukitel WP7 is the most unusual top model. The phone is quite heavy – 350 grams, so I have little idea of ​​the usage scenarios in urban areas. The feature of the smartphone is a rubber case, with which it is almost impossible to accidentally break the phone. This is a smartphone for those who are in unusual conditions, for outdoor activities, for workers, etc.

The camera of the smartphone is not bad. The main module received three lenses 48 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP with f / 1.79 aperture. 16MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture. But due to not the best hardware and software, the shooting result is slightly worse than that of the previous model. In addition to the usual “Photo” and “Video” modes for shooting, there are also modes with unusual names “Beauty” and “Beautiful face”. In general, the camera shoots well, there is auto focus and video shooting in Full HD. The only thing I didn’t like was the night mode, which made everything very blurry.

Other characteristics of the smartphone are good – 8000 mAh and a good IPS display. Oukitel WP7 is an interesting enough model to at least know about its existence.

4. Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S 6/128GB

Redmi Note 10S 6/128GB
Redmi Note 10S 6/128GB

Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S is one of the most interesting low-cost phones of 2021 with a good camera. The device received a futuristic design with rounded sides and an iridescent body. Out of all the models in this article, I like this one the most.

64MP main lens, 8MP ultra wide angle, 2MP macro. It is impossible not to note the interesting interface of the additional functionality of the camera.

In daylight conditions, almost all cameras take good photos, but this smartphone takes excellent photos in low light conditions in normal and portrait modes. In general, I was even surprised by such a high quality. I would not distinguish between a photo taken on Redmi Note 10S and on iPhone XR.

In addition to the amazing camera, the phone features a color-accurate AMOLED display with 700 nits of brightness and a 90Hz refresh rate. Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S exceeded my expectations. It is suitable even for maintaining social networks at a more or less professional level.

5. Samsung Galaxy M52 6/128GB

Samsung Galaxy M52
Samsung Galaxy M52

The Samsung Galaxy M52 belongs to the middle price segment and is perhaps the only top phone that I can call a “budget camera phone”. It is made of plastic, has a very thin body with a ribbed pattern. The phone is beautiful, light and fits perfectly in the hand. Samsung smartphones have many advantages, but the most important are cool displays and cameras.

The Samsung Galaxy M52 received a 120Hz Super AMOLED display. Refresh rate keeps the picture smooth while browsing or gaming, while Super AMOLED technology ensures brightness and accurate color reproduction.

M52 received three lenses 64 MP + 12 MP + 5 MP. My favorite is the 123-degree ultra-wide-angle camera. I also liked the “multi-shot” mode for the main camera, which allows you to capture key moments and short videos. There is a “fun” mode with filters from Snapchat and many other useful and not very useful modes. It seems really useful to me to shoot wide and on the main lens.

Video shooting is available in 4K with different frame rates. You can immediately set the video format. The video quality is also high. The front camera received a good 32 megapixel lens and gives a fairly detailed result with realistic color reproduction under different lighting conditions.

I liked the Samsung Galaxy M52 more than all the review models in terms of its characteristics, smooth interface and shooting results. If you’re looking for a smartphone with a good camera for social media or other business activities, this is a great starter option.

Conclusion

We talked about current budget phones with a good camera. All top models are quite interesting for their price segment and are worth your attention. Look for more cool models on our website and in social networks.