Smartphones with a good front camera (self-phones) 2017

Today, smartphones easily replace the once familiar computers. Although, perhaps, they were able to replace several devices at once, including cameras, because often they allow you to get pictures of excellent quality. Recently, manufacturers began to pay great attention to front cameras, especially when they began to enjoy the success of selfie photography. In this review, we consider the so-called self-phones (devices with high-quality front cameras).

Sony Xperia XA

Interesting enough device from Sony. This is not a flagship device, but powerful enough.

This is a 5-inch smartphone with a screen resolution of 1280 × 720 pixels. The processor is an 8-core MediaTek Helio P10 (MT6755), 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal memory. As for cameras, the main one has a resolution of 13 MP, and the front – 8 MP, which is enough to get a good selfie.

Pay attention to the color palette: some shades are amazing. These you will not meet with competitors. In general, the case of the Xperia XA looks cool, while it was created in the corporate identity of Sony.

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 139g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 1
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio P10 (MT6755)
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 2300 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

ASUS ZenFone 3 ZE520KL 32Gb

Cool new season from ASUS. This device uses the new corporate identity of the company’s smartphones and, frankly, we really like it.

The screen size is 5.2 inches, resolution is Full HD. Processor – 8-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625, 32 GB of internal memory, 3 GB of RAM, there is a slot for memory cards.

Camera – 16 MP, front – 8 MP. Additional features include a fingerprint scanner, USB Type-C, LTE support.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.2 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1920 × 1080
  • Weight: 144g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
  • Memory capacity: 32 GB
  • RAM capacity: 3 GB
  • Battery capacity: 2650 mAh
  • Camera: 16 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

ASUS ZenFone Selfie ZD551KL 16Gb

And one more ASUS. As you can see, the name Selfie is present in the name, which means that a good front camera must be installed in the device.

And there is. The resolution of the main camera is 13 MP, the main one is the same 13 MP. The difference is that in the main camera there is laser autofocus, in the front camera it is ordinary, which is still very, very good. In addition, a flash is provided for the front camera.

Screen size – 5.5 inches, resolution – 1920 × 1080 pixels, processor – Qualcomm Snapdragon 615, 16 GB of internal memory and 2 GB of RAM.

The color of the back cover can be selected, for example, white, green, yellow, black, etc..

  • Screen diagonal: 5.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1920 × 1080 pixels
  • Weight: 170g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 615
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3000 mAh
  • Front camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Huawei P9 Lite

Nice device from Huawei. This is not a flagship, but a balanced smartphone with very good features..

The resolution of the main camera is 13 MP, the front – 8 MP. Screen size – 5.2 inches, resolution – 1920 × 1080 pixels. Processor – 8-core HiSilicon Kirin 650, 2 GB of RAM, 16 GB of internal memory.

Additional features include a beautiful case, a fairly powerful 3000 mAh battery, a fingerprint scanner, LTE support.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.2 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1920 × 1080
  • Weight: 147g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: HiSilicon Kirin 650
  • 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

HTC Desire 820G+

HTC offers quality smartphones and is often inexpensive. Desire 820G + is one of those. Although its characteristics are not amazing, it is a very balanced and inexpensive device..

As for the cameras. The resolution of the main camera is 13 MP, the front – 8 MP. Screen size – 5.5 inches, resolution – HD. The processor used is an 8-core MediaTek MT6592, 1 GB of RAM, 16 GB of internal memory, a memory card slot.

There is support for 2 SIM cards, LTE, a battery capacity of 2600 mAh. The case is plastic, but very nice at the same time..

  • Screen diagonal: 5.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 154g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6592
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 1 GB
  • Battery capacity: 2600 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • 4G Network Support: No

Xiaomi Redmi 4 2GB + 16Gb

Want a cheaper device? Immediately, Redmi 4 is not positioned as a selfie phone, however, it has a high-quality module with a resolution of 5 MP, which allows you to get pictures of sufficient quality for a selfie. At the same time, the device costs only 8-10 thousand rubles (at the time of writing).

Screen size – 5 inches, resolution – HD. Processor – 8-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430, 2 GB RAM, 16 GB internal memory.

Of the features worth noting: a metal case on a budget smartphone, 4G support, a fingerprint scanner, low cost, of course.

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 156g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4100 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Sony Xperia XA Ultra

Another Sony? Yes, because it’s a real selfie. It uses a front camera with a resolution of 16 MP, while the main camera has a resolution of 21.5 MP. Very high level shots.

Another thing is that the model is not suitable for everyone. Why? Because it uses a large screen with a diagonal of 6 inches! However, due to the lack of frames, the Sony Xperia XA Ultra turned out to be relatively narrow (79 mm).

Processor – MediaTek Helio P10 (MT6755), 3 GB of RAM, 16 GB of internal memory. The colors of the case are as bright as in the case of the Xperia XA.

  • Screen diagonal: 6 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1920 × 1080
  • Weight: 202g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 1
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio P10 (MT6755)
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 3 GB
  • Battery capacity: 2700 mAh
  • Camera: 21.5 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Apple iPhone 7 32Gb

iPhone? Yes. As we know, Apple works very carefully on cameras on the iPhone, so often, despite its not impressive specs, the iPhone camera stably takes leading positions in various ratings. This case is no exception..

The front camera is 7 MP. Photos are very high quality. The main camera is 12 MP and while it is one of the best on the market.

The rest is more likely an upgrade to the iPhone 6s, but the upgrade is quality. You can familiarize with characteristics below.

  • Screen diagonal: 4.7 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1334 × 750
  • Weight: 138g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 1
  • Processor: Apple A10 Fusion
  • Memory capacity: 32 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 1960 mAh
  • Camera: 12 MP
  • Memory card support: no
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

P.S.

I would like to note that today almost all manufacturers have smartphones with an excellent front camera. Many even from inexpensive smartphones are able to surprise. Look for smartphones with a camera from 5 MP, read reviews, see real pictures and draw conclusions.