While budget phones with eye-popping camera features are the trend right now, sometimes, the raw power to cater to our social media needs isn’t enough. With that said, upping the budget a little bit to P10k and above will provide you decent hardware along with a better smartphone camera.
List of Best Smartphone Camera for Php10k and Up
Huawei Y9 2019 – Php12,990
The Chinese company continues to deliver on all sides with its latest Huawei Y9 2019. It has quad-camera setup for all your bokeh needs whether it’s portrait or selfie.
Oppo A7 – Php13,990
Although the Oppo A7 is marketed as a gaming device, it still packs decent camera hardware to use. It features 13MP + 2MP main camera with 4K video recording capability along with a decent 16MP AI-powered selfie camera.
Honor 8X – Php12,990(128GB)
Considered as one of the top 5 midrange phones in late 2018, the Honor 8X is a fan-favorite with its impressive spec list – 20MP + 2MP main camera, 16MP selfie camera, Kirin 710, and 128GB storage.
Honor 10 Lite – Php11,990
When the Honor 10 Lite launched, it faced a steep competition against the Honor 8X. But if you’re more into selfies, this midrange phone is a beast with its 24MP selfie lens along with the 13MP + 2MP main camera.
Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite – Php13,990
Xiaomi is not the type to sit around and watch other brands dominate its best market segment. With no further ado, the Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite features a 24MP selfie camera, 12MP + 5MP main camera, and a Snapdragon 660 under-the-hood.
Realme 2 Pro – Php10,990
While Realme 2 Pro isn’t heavy on the spec sheet, it still delivers balanced hardware for its price with its 16MP + 2MP main camera and 16MP selfie camera.
Nokia 5.1 Plus – Php12,990
While HMD Global isn’t known for its cheap phones, the Nokia 5.1 Plus is, by far, the only phone that comes with a dual-main camera under this budget segment.
Vivo Y95 – Php13,990
If selfie is the game, the Vivo Y95 offers a more than capable 20MP selfie camera together with a dual-main camera setup.