Only you know best how you wish to look in a photograph. And all you need is a capable front camera to capture a stellar selfie. Long gone are the days when we used to refer to the front camera as secondary. As the smartphone camera technology evolved, so did the focus on the front shooter, rightfully since they are our self-expression. (Best 32MP selfie camera smartphone हिंदी में पढ़िए)
But how do you go about choosing a great front selfie camera?
Well, many things matter including the size of the sensor, the aperture of the lens, the presence, or absence of a secondary selfie camera, perhaps even autofocus.
But as is the case with cameras, consumers put a certain amount of faith in the high megapixel count or high camera resolution. The megapixel specs are merely an indication of how many pixels a camera can capture and how big an image it can reproduce. Camera resolutions aren’t the right metric to judge camera quality, but they aren’t worthless either.
A camera with more pixels can gather more data for the software to work with, thus resulting in a more detailed image with a wider dynamic range.
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In 2019, we have seen a surge in phones using 32MP selfie cameras. Most of these bin four pixels to one, resulting in crisp 8MP shots. So, if you are interested in phones with 32-megapixel selfie shooters, here’s a list you may refer to:
Best Phones with 32MP Front Selfie Camera to buy in 2020
1. Samsung Galaxy S20 FE
Samsung houses the solo 32MP front camera within an Infinity-O cutout. When the camera is being used, you’ll see a light indicator around the hole. You get to capture both regular and ultrawide snaps out of this single sensor. The company is employing pixel binning to out 8MP shots that carry ample details and sport decent dynamic range. In the Live Focus mode, you get to manually meter the blur in the background of portrait shots.
By the back, there are three cameras viz. a primary 12MP sensor with Dual Pixel AF, OIS, another 12MP ultrawide snapper, and finally an 8MP Telephoto Camera with 3x Optical Zoom, Up to 30x superzoom, and OIS.
Other Samsung phones with a 32MP camera are – Galaxy Note 10 Lite (review), Galaxy S10 Lite (review), Galaxy A71 (review), Galaxy M51 (review), Galaxy M31s (review), Galaxy F41 (review), Galaxy A70, A50s, A51, and A90 5G.
2. Oppo Reno 4 Pro
Oppo Reno 4 Pro has got a single 32-megapixel Sony IMX616 sensor up front. You get to apply filters on selfie videos and stills. There will be some beautification going on, without compromising on the skin features. Things like portrait bokeh and night mode on selfies are good to have. You can also shoot FHD videos at 30 frames per second.
As for the back camera, you are getting a 48MP primary shooter, backed by an 8MP ultrawide, 2MP macro, and 2MP depth sensor. With that main sensor, you can record up to up to 4K 30fps with stabilization.
3. Realme X50 Pro
There are two selfie sensors here. A 32MP leader aided by an 8MP for a wilder field of view. The portrait edge detection was a little iffy and the blur a bit unreal. If you turn off the beauty effects, you’ll get decently detailed and contrasty shots. The ultrawide selfies are less impressive, especially when it comes to dynamic range.
At the back, it has a 64MP Samsung GW1 sensor led quad-camera setup. This includes an 8MP (115-degree FoV) ultrawide with macro (3cm range) capability, a 12MP telephoto zoomer (5x optical; 20x hybrid), and a 2MP portrait clicker. You can shoot up to 4K @ 60fps videos.
4. Huawei P30 Pro
Huawei P30 Pro’s (review) 32MP selfie camera produces natural images with all the software-based beautify enhancements). The portrait mode is garnished with AI HDR+ mode, Portrait Lighting effects, and bokeh highlights shapes – circles, hearts, swirl or discs.
The back features a procession of cameras for every use case scenario. This includes a 40MP primary sensor (f/1.6), that comes with OIS and RYYB filter to draw in more light. It is accompanied by 20MP Ultra Wide Angle Sensor (f/2.2), an 8MP sensor with a 125 mm periscope telephoto lens with 5X optical zoom, 10X lossless zoom, and OIS, (f/3.4). Over and above all these, there is a ToF sensor for depth sensing also.
5. Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Pro
The 32MP camera at the front might stand lower in the list of attractive aspects of this phone. It is the world’s first phone with a 108MP camera sensor at the rear. This is part of a Penta-camera arrangement including a 5MP telephoto lens (5x optical zoom, 50x hybrid zoom) and a 12MP portrait lens (2x zoom) resides in a panel. Outside the panel lies the phone’s 20MP 117-degree ultrawide lens and lastly a 2MP (2-10 cm) macro lens.
There are a lot of “AI” filters and finishes like AI Beautify, AI feature adjustment, AI makeup, AI portrait mode, AI scene detection, and AI studio lighting. On the video front, you get options like up to 4K30fps at the back and 1080p30fps from the front, as well as fun tricks like ‘Vlog mode’ that creates short montages complete with music and transitions.
6. LG G8X ThinQ
LG G8X is a different take on the extended screen real estate from the foldable phones of the world. It was unveiled at the IFA 2019 stage in Berlin and recently it has made it to India. The G8X embraces a 32MP selfie shooter which is also one of many highlights of the phone.
The USP, is, however, a secondary detachable display called LG Dual Display. This one has the same size as the primary panel and it is connected via a USB Type-C connection. When folded like a cover, the top surface has yet another 2.1-inch monochrome OLED screen.
7. Honor 20 Pro
Honor 20 Pro is equipped with a 32MP front selfie snapper that dials up the selfie game with f/2.0 aperture, 1/2.75-inch CMOS sensor, and 4 in 1 light fusion.
Switching to the rear camera panel, you have a 48MP Sony IMX 586 sensor, accompanied by a 16MP super-wide 117-degree angle sensor, an 8MP telephoto 3x lossless optical zoom sensor and 5x hybrid zoom and 30x digital zoom capability, and finally, a 2MP macro lens. The camera output is enhanced by AI mode.
8. Vivo S1 Pro
Vivo S1 Pro (review) is the brand’s first smartphone to launch in 2020. The S1 successor comes with a notch where resides a 32MP sensor for selfies. It has an f/2.0 aperture. Unlike other phones, here you get the full-res output. The selfie camera stays on a Full HD+ screen that stretches to 6.38 inches with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio.
Flip to the back and you have a quad-camera setup rooming a 48 MP (f/1.8) primary sensor with an 8MP (f/2.2, 16mm ultrawide), a 2MP (f/2.4 depth sensor), and a 2MP macro sensor.
Best Phones with 32MP Front Selfie Camera to buy in 2019
As phone camera sizes started amplifying on the rear side, the same trend is catching on for selfie shooters. Apart from the aforementioned phones, we expect more phones to arrive in the coming months. When they do premiere, you’ll find them updated on this list.