Mitzi Ilagan |

Isn’t it 2017 already? People are expecting to have half of their lives dependent on an all-in-one handheld device invented in 1992, or what we call today as a smartphone. And as photographers and photo enthusiasts would expect it, DSLRs and smartphones are very much compatible today, especially that technology has made it possible to make both of its features be compacted in just one gadget.

Consider these camera phones before buying a new phone:

Oppo F1S (Php 12,990)

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Also known as the selfie expert, never doubt this camera phone’s capability of taking flawless selfies from its 16MP front camera, even in low-light conditions. This one is perfect for bloggers, especially for those into beauty and fashion. Its 13MP rear camera with a 1/3.06-inch sensor is also good for taking night photos.

Vivo V5 Plus (Php 19,990)

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We all know that Sony smartphones have the same great quality as its cameras. Vivo V5 Plus’ 20-MP front camera is co-engineered with Sony. So what could we expect? Stunning photos, indeed. Plus, its rear camera is in 16MP, so expect clear photos, complete with vivid details.

Huawei P9 (Php 23,990)

camera phoneThe P9, Huawei’s flagship smartphone, has its camera co-engineered with Leica, a renowned camera brand. Because it has two 12MP cameras, you could expect a photo with brilliant color with professional quality. Its two sensors captures the RGB and the monochrome, which intelligently combines these two colors. This camera phone also has the wide aperture effect, monochrome mode and professional mode.

Sony Xperia Z5 (Php 26,590)

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If you like taking photos of moving objects or people, then this one’s for you. This camera phone’s revolutionary 23MP rear camera could take steady shots with speed and accuracy. It also has the 5x sharper zoom feature without losing the good quality. And even at night, you could take good-looking selfies with its 5MP front camera, without noise or blur. And by the way, it is waterproof.

Apple iPhone 7 Plus (Php 44,990)

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Even when you think that nothing has changed as you judge this phone from its appearance, the camera will surprise you. Now with dual 12MP sensors, F1.8/2.8 aperture and 28/56mm equivalent focal lens, you could take your iphoneography to the next level. As users have experienced, the iPhone 7 Plus shoots like a DSLR wherein the background is could be blurred and then the subject is in focus, and on the other hand, the bokeh-simulation mode could also be used. Also, RAW files are now also supported.

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