Since the introduction of smartphones, the need to capture photos has moved from relying on digital cameras to being totally dependent on camera phones. This has led to Android phone manufacturers dramatically improving their camera phones’ quality in terms of features and number of pixels with consumers in mind. So what are some of the smartphones that had the most outstanding camera features?

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+

Samsung is known particularly for employing some of the best cameras on their range of devices. One of the top tablets launched this year, the Galaxy S6 Edge+ made quite an impact with one of the best cameras yet to be seen on a Samsung smartphone.

The S6 Edge+ camera features optical image stabilization and video image stabilization functions for blur-free images. Moreover, the device camera proved to even faster to launch, capable of opening in less than a second meaning you never have to miss a worthy shot.

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Though the Galaxy S6 Edge+ doesn’t perform as well as others on the list in dark settings, it typically captures lifelike photos. Furthermore, the camera comes with camera software from Samsung, which is a combination of modes such as slow or fast motion, video collage and selective focus, making it a perfect camera package.

Nexus 6P

Nexus 6P is camera is notable mainly for its performance in low-lit settings. Unlike most Android cameras, the Nexus 6P is capable of producing relatively low noise in shots taken at night. The HDR+ mode is also one of the best on any Android camera. This is because photos captured when the mode is enabled are usually more dramatized than the original, which is the whole idea.

Though it come with feature OIS, it is still as impressive at a 12.3 megapixel resolution with a dua-tone flash for more natural looking photos.

Moto X Pure Edition

Moto X Pure Edition also known as the Moto X Style offers camera features you’d expect on a premium smartphone at a more affordable price. Also without an OIS, the Moto X Pure Edition features a main camera equipped with 21 megapixel, f/2.0 aperture lens and a dual-tone flash.

The Moto X Pure Edition camera beats some of the Android cameras on the list with its natural color production along with a superb contrast in images.

LG G4

The LG G4 is pretty much the whole package, if you are in the market for camera features. With detailed images, awesome outdoor photos, and superior low-light performance.

The LG G4’s front and main cameras are capable of producing bright images even in dark settings, due to its f/1.8 aperture lens and an exceptional processing software.

The colors of brighter objects captured by the LG G4 can be a bit too saturated but its 8 MP front camera should serve as a consolation.

Sony Xperia Z5

Sony’s Xperia Z5 camera proves to be a more than capable Android camera. With an autofocus as swift as 0.03 seconds, and the ability to shoot 720p slow-motion videos at 120 frames-per-second, makes this one of the excellent Android cameras of the year.

An integration of fast focus and Sony’s own image stabilization software, guarantees near perfect images with only little noise. Its definition is unsurpassed with saturation and contrast being natural and Sony’s first-rate zoom feature, means you never lose quality while zooming in shots.

Which Android smartphone camera stood out for you? Let us know in the comments.

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