Smartphones with a good camera and powerful battery: top 2020 rating

In general, there are quite a lot of smartphones with a good camera and a powerful battery, but all this applies primarily to flagship devices (if powerful batteries are found even on budget smartphones, then decent cameras are usually on flagships). In this review we have collected the most suitable options for different price categories.

Xiaomi Redmi 8A 2 / 32GB (up to 8000 rubles)

Surprisingly, Xiaomi Redmi 8A really shoots really well! Of course, in its price category. But here is a single main camera.

The smartphone was generally successful. It has a 6.22-inch display, a very powerful 5000 mAh battery with support for fast charging, a cool case design, a good platform based on Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 and 2 GB of RAM.

There is no fingerprint scanner, but there is a face unlock feature.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.22 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1520 × 720
  • Weight: 188g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 439
  • Memory capacity: 32 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 5000 mAh
  • Rear camera: 12 MP
  • Front camera: 8 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Xiaomi Redmi 8 4 / 64GB (up to 10,000 rubles)

Redmi 8, apparently, received the same camera as in Redmi 8A, but with an additional module. She shoots well, especially in her segment. The front camera is simple, but you shouldn’t expect a miracle from her for that kind of money.

It is noteworthy that Redmi 8 runs on the same Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 chipset, but the memory capacity in this particular version is much higher – 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal.

The battery capacity is 5000 mAh, fast charging is supported, and the fingerprint sensor is on the back cover.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.22 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1520 × 720
  • Weight: 188g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 439
  • Memory capacity: 64 GB
  • RAM capacity: 4 GB
  • Battery capacity: 5000 mAh
  • Rear camera: dual 12/2 MP
  • Front camera: 8 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Huawei Y7 (2019) (up to 10,000 rubles)

Huawei Y7 (2019) received a dual rear camera: the main module and the auxiliary, which is responsible for blurring the background. It shoots well, especially with enough light.

The device is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 chip, the memory capacity is 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of ROM. The battery received a capacity of 4000 mAh, which is very good.

Recommended in bright gradient colors..

  • Screen diagonal: 6.26 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1560 × 720
  • Weight: 168g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 450
  • Memory capacity: 32 GB
  • RAM capacity: 3 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4000 mAh
  • Rear camera: dual 13/2 MP
  • Front camera: 8 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Xiaomi Mi A3 4 / 64GB Android One (up to 12,000 rubles)

Formally, the main interest in this device is the availability of the stock version of Android – the smartphone is included in the Android One program. And this means that in theory it supports the proprietary application Google Camera (GCam) with special algorithms that allow you to get even better photos. However, the default camera is from the MUIU firmware.

It notes just a great front camera. The rear consists of three modules: the main (48 MP), wide-angle (8 MP) and for blurring the background (2 MP). It is clear that the wide-angle module is unlikely to impress you, but the main model shoots very well.

Battery capacity – 4030 mAh.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.09 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1560 × 720
  • Weight: 174g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 665
  • Memory capacity: 64 GB
  • RAM capacity: 4 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4030 mAh
  • Rear camera: triple 48/8/2 MP
  • Front camera: 32 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Samsung Galaxy A30s 32GB (up to 13000-14000 rubles)

Galaxy A30s is an updated version of the Galaxy A30.

The main change is the camera, which in its characteristics copies that in the Galaxy A50: the main module (25 MP), an additional wide-angle resolution of 8 MP, the third – to adjust the depth of field (5 MP). Removes the module well for its price.

Note the updated appearance and colors, a 4000 mAh battery, a fingerprint sensor on the screen, a good Samsung Exynos 7904 processor and 3 GB of RAM.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.4 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1560 × 720
  • Weight: 169g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Samsung Exynos 7904
  • Memory capacity: 32 GB
  • RAM capacity: 3 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4000 mAh
  • Rear camera: triple 25/5/8 MP
  • Front camera: 16 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T 4 / 64GB (up to 13000-14000 rubles)

A fresh device from Xiaomi. Formally repeats Redmi Note 8, although the dimensions are still somewhat different – by a few millimeters. But in terms of characteristics, these devices are the same for one major difference – 8T received an NFC module, which is not the case in regular Note 8.

Takes a smartphone very well for his money. You can thank for this a quad camera, consisting of four modules: the main, wide-angle, depth sensor and for macro shooting.

We note a powerful platform, a decent battery capacity, a stylish appearance, a pleasant cost.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.3 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2340 × 1080
  • Weight: 200g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 665
  • Memory capacity: 64 GB
  • RAM capacity: 4 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4000 mAh
  • Rear camera: four 48/8/2/2 MP modules
  • Front camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

ZTE Blade V10 (up to 12000-13000 rubles)

A good impression on the camera can leave ZTE Blade V10. Here it is double: the main module and the depth sensor. In the afternoon, the camera takes very good pictures. Users also note good nighttime shots (including cost). Selfie camera is also generally good..

The battery capacity is unlikely to impress – 3200 mAh, but the battery life is not bad..

ZTE Blade V10 received a 6.3-inch screen with a resolution of 2280 × 1080 pixels, a MediaTek Helio P70 chip, 4 GB of RAM.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.3 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2280 × 1080
  • Weight: 156g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio P70
  • Memory capacity: 64 GB
  • RAM capacity: 4 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3200 mAh
  • Rear camera: dual 16/5 MP
  • Front camera: 32 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Xiaomi Mi 9T 6 / 64GB (up to 20,000 rubles)

One of the best offers in its class, and even with a retractable front camera – thanks to this idea, there is no cutout on the display for both the camera and sensors.

The rear camera is triple: the main sensor, wide-angle and telephoto. Takes off very, very good considering the cost. Of course, this is not the flagship Mi 9, but still a decent level.

It should be noted the powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 chipset, 6 GB of RAM, a 4000 mAh battery, support for fast charging. Fingerprint Reader – On-Screen.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.39 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2340 × 1080
  • Weight: 191g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 730
  • Memory capacity: 64 GB
  • RAM capacity: 6 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4000 mAh
  • Rear camera: triple 48/8/13 MP
  • Front camera: 20 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro 6 / 128GB (up to 15,000 rubles)

Cool new from Xiaomi. It is allocated by the gaming (according to the manufacturer) processor MediaTek Helio G90T, a large amount of memory (6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of ROM), a capacious battery for 4500 mAh.

As for the camera, 4 modules are used: wide-angle, ultra-wide-angle, macro and depth sensor. And the most interesting thing is that the main sensor received a high resolution of 64 MP. It shoots very cool, considering the cost of the device.

The fingerprint sensor is located on the back cover. And pay attention to the cool case design.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.53 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2340 × 1080
  • Weight: 200g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio G90T
  • Memory capacity: 64 GB
  • RAM capacity: 6 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4500 mAh
  • Rear camera: four 64/8/2/2 MP modules
  • Front camera: 20 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Honor 20 6 / 128GB (up to 25,000 rubles)

Formally – the flagship of the Honor line, in fact – a mid-range device, but with a very decent camera.

The camera consists of 4 modules: the main, wide-angle, for bokeh and for macro photography. There is an opinion that the last module is superfluous – you could do without it, but be that as it may, removes the Honor 20 cool.

It has a rather powerful battery with a capacity of 3750 mAh, a high-end HiSilicon Kirin 980 chip, 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of ROM. Notably, the fingerprint scanner is integrated into the side shutdown key.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.26 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2340 × 1080
  • Weight: 174g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: HiSilicon Kirin 980
  • Memory capacity: 128 GB
  • RAM capacity: 6 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3750 mAh
  • Rear camera: four 48/16/2/2 MP modules
  • Front camera: 32 MP
  • Memory card support: no

iPhone 11 Pro Max 256GB (flagship)

One of the best camera phones. The battery capacity is not amazing, but in general the new iPhone shows good battery life.

The main camera consists of three cameras: a wide-angle and an ultra-wide-angle sensor, as well as a telephoto lens (all received a resolution of 12 MP). Optical stabilizer is available in telephoto and wide-angle module.

Users note the night mode, which really coolly processes the photo (several images are taken simultaneously, then stitched into one).

  • Screen diagonal: 6.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2688 × 1242
  • Weight: 226g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2 (nano SIM + eSIM)
  • Processor: Apple A13 Bionic
  • Memory capacity: 256 GB
  • RAM capacity: 4 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3500 mAh
  • Rear camera: triple 12/12/12 MP
  • Front camera: 12 MP
  • Memory card support: no

Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 12 / 256GB (flagship)

It should be noted and the flagship Samsung. Moreover, the main feature of this device is not the camera, but the presence of a stylus that is hidden inside the case.

Camera – of 4 modules: wide-angle, ultra-wide-angle, telephoto lens, 3D depth camera. The wide-angle sensor received a variable aperture (this solution has already been used on other flagships of the company). To say that it shoots great, to say nothing.

There is also a front camera, which some experts call the reference.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.8 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 3040 × 1440
  • Weight: 196g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Samsung Exynos 9825
  • Memory capacity: 256 GB
  • RAM capacity: 12 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4300 mAh
  • Rear camera: four 12/16/12 MP modules + 3D depth camera
  • Front camera: 10 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Huawei P30 Pro (flagship)

The flagship Huawei, which, like some competitors, has IP68 waterproof, as well as fast and wireless charging.

But still, the camera of 4 modules is of most interest: the main one with optical stabilization, wide-angle, ToF camera, as well as a telephoto lens with 5x optical and 10x hybrid zoom. It shoots superbly, including at night – one of the leaders of the authoritative rating DXOMARK.

Battery capacity – 4200 mAh.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.47 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2340 × 1080
  • Weight: 192g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: HiSilicon Kirin 980
  • Memory capacity: 256 GB
  • RAM capacity: 8 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4200 mAh
  • Rear camera: triple 40/20/8 MP
  • Front camera: 32 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

OnePlus 7 Pro 8 / 256GB (flagship)

The OnePlus 7 Pro, the so-called “Chinese flagship killer,” also has a decent camera. This is partly true, because the OnePlus 7 Pro is on the list of the most powerful smartphones in the world..

Triple camera: main module, wide-angle, telephoto lens. Pay attention to the front camera, which is made retractable – thanks to this, the display has no cutouts.

4000 mAh battery installed.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.67 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 3120 × 1440
  • Weight: 206g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
  • Memory capacity: 256 GB
  • RAM capacity: 8 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4000 mAh
  • Rear camera: triple 48/8/16 MP
  • Front camera: 16 MP
  • Memory card support: no

Samsung Galaxy S10 + (flagship)

Flagship Samsung. Together with the Galaxy S10 version, it received the same rear camera, which consists of three modules: a wide-angle sensor, an ultra-wide-angle, a telephoto lens. Needless to say, the camera shoots perfectly?

In this version, the battery capacity is 4100 mAh. Installed top-end Exynos 9820 chipset, memory capacity – 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of ROM.

Pay attention to the front camera, which in this version is dual.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.4 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 3040 × 1440
  • Weight: 175g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Exynos 9820
  • Memory capacity: 128 GB
  • RAM capacity: 8 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4100 mAh
  • Rear camera: triple 16/12/12 MP
  • Front camera: 10 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes