Smartphones with a good camera up to 10,000-15,000 rubles in 2018

Today, few people buy simple cameras (or so-called “soap dishes”) for use. Why, if the camera is in the smartphone? True, the best modules are usually installed in expensive smartphones, but is there a choice in the category of up to 10-15 thousand rubles? Of course, there is, but hoping for the level of flagships is still not worth it. So, our rating of smartphones with a good camera in the specified price range.

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017)

An inexpensive device from Samsung, which at the time of writing, can be purchased for about 10-12 thousand rubles.

Galaxy J3 (2017) got a very nice design, a case with a metal back cover, a 2.5D glass, a 5-inch screen with HD resolution, an Exynos 7570 processor, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal memory.

As for the rear camera (13 MP), it really shoots really well, especially against the background of classmates for the same price. The front camera (5 MP) is ordinary, though it does have a flash.

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 142g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Exynos 7570
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 2400 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Xiaomi Mi A1 64GB

With a great desire, you can buy Xiaomi Mi A1 64GB for 15 thousand rubles. And the smartphone is worth it.

First of all, we note a cool metal case, a very powerful platform for this price category, “bare” Android instead of the usual MIUI (!).

As for the cameras, the front with a resolution of 5 MP is not surprising, but the rear here is double and it shoots very cool. Not surprisingly, here is the data for the main module: a wide-angle five-element lens with an f / 2.2 aperture, a 12-megapixel sensor (pixel size 1.25 microns). Data for the additional module: aperture f / 2.6, 12 MP, pixel size 1.0 μm. The flash is double, but there is no optical stabilization.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1920 × 1080
  • Weight: 165g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
  • Memory capacity: 64 GB
  • RAM capacity: 4 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3080 mAh
  • Camera: 12/12 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Nokia 5

A relatively inexpensive smartphone from Nokia – a company that has returned to the market, only this time with devices that run on Android.

Nokia 5 has a good front camera: resolution – 8 MP, wide-angle lens (84 degrees), auto focus, the role of the flash is played by the smartphone screen (forced display backlight). The main module has a resolution of 13 MP with an aperture of f / 2.0 and a pixel size of 1.12 microns. The flash is two-color, there is a phase detection autofocus.

Some users claim that the rear camera level is almost flagship.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.2 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: –
  • SIM Card Quantity: 1
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3000 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Huawei P10 Lite 3 / 32GB

Huawei P10 Lite is getting cheaper and it cannot but please the main audience of buyers.

The smartphone looks very stylish – thanks to the use of glass on the back cover. The display here is 5-inch with Full HD resolution, and the processor uses HiSilicon Kirin 658, 3 GB of RAM, 32 GB of ROM.

The resolution of the front camera is 8 MP, the rear camera – 12 MP. The rear module is based on Sony IMX286, aperture – f / 2.2, pixel size – 1.25 microns, there is a phase autofocus. In skillful hands, P10 Lite allows you to get excellent quality pictures.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.2 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1920 × 1080
  • Weight: 146g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: HiSilicon Kirin 658
  • Memory capacity: 32 GB
  • RAM capacity: 3 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3000 mAh
  • Camera: 12 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

ASUS ZenFone 4 Max ZC554KL 2 / 16GB

We already wrote about this smartphone several times. It is interesting in that, firstly, a powerful 5000 mAh battery is installed here, and secondly, a dual rear camera.

The front camera received a resolution of 8 MP with aperture f / 2.2 and a pixel size of 1.12 microns. Viewing angle – 85 degrees.

The rear module consists of two cameras: a 13-megapixel module with aperture of f / 2.0 and a pixel size of 1.12 μm, as well as an additional camera with a large viewing angle of 120 degrees (other parameters are not specified). The cameras shoot very well.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 181g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 425
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 5000 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Xiaomi Mi Max 2 64GB

If you need a smartphone with a large screen and a good rear camera, pay attention to Xiaomi Mi Max 2: the diagonal of its display reaches 6.44 inches (!), And the battery capacity is 5300 mAh! The smartphone also has a powerful platform and low cost..

The front camera received a resolution of 5 MP and is unlikely to surprise you with anything. The main one uses the Sony IMX386 module (resolution – 12 MP) with aperture f / 2.2, pixel size 1.25 microns, dual dual-tone flash and phase detection autofocus. It shoots at a high level, especially when it comes to devices of this price group.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.44 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1920 × 1080
  • Weight: 211g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
  • Memory capacity: 64 GB
  • RAM capacity: 4 GB
  • Battery capacity: 5300 mAh
  • Camera: 12 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) 16GB

Stylish smartphone from Samsung in a metal case with a 5.2-inch screen. Unlike the younger model Galaxy J3 (2017), here you will find increased battery capacity, as well as a fingerprint scanner.

There are two cameras (rear and front) and both have the same resolution – 13 MP. The rear shoots excellently: an adequate selection of white balance, a complete order with detail, in poor lighting conditions noise may appear. “Frontalka” shoots very well, a flash appeared (comparison with the previous generation model).

  • Screen diagonal: 5.2 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 160g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Exynos 7870
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3000 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Meizu M5 Note 16GB

This device is quite realistic to buy for 10,000 rubles, or even cheaper. The resolution of the cameras is 5 MP and 13 MP (for the front and rear, respectively). Takes a smartphone not bad, but no more.

In the case of Meizu M5 Note, the emphasis is on another: a stylish metal case, a powerful platform (MediaTek Helio P10 processor), 3 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal memory, a 4000 mAh battery, a fingerprint scanner, an excellent 5.5-inch screen with Full HD resolution.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1920 × 1080
  • Weight: 175g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio P10 (MT6755)
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 3 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4000 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Xiaomi Redmi 4X 32GB

Inexpensive budget device from Xiaomi. However, it can be called a budget, if we talk about the cost, but otherwise it is a very interesting smartphone with a 5-inch screen and HD resolution, an 8-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 processor, 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of ROM. The battery capacity will also please – 4100 mAh.

The resolution of the front camera is 5 MP, the pictures are obtained of good quality and nothing more. The front module is 13 megapixels with aperture f / 2.0, 5-element lens and phase detection autofocus. There is a monophonic flash. The camera shoots well, but only by the standards of the class.

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 150g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 435
  • Memory capacity: 32 GB
  • RAM capacity: 3 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4100 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

LG Q6a M700

LG Q6a M700 is one of the few low-cost full-screen smartphones.

The resolution of the front camera is 5 MP, but its overview is as much as 100 degrees, so when you create a selfie, all your friends will get into the picture.

The resolution of the rear camera is 13 MP. Pictures are good, especially during the day. There is a feature – the ability to split the screen into two squares, in one you can view the last photo taken, and the second continues to play the role of a viewfinder.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2160 × 1080
  • Weight: 149g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 435
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3000 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes