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, presence or absence of 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. 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.
2. Xiaomi Mi CC9 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.
The phone runs on Snapdragon 730G, coupled with a 5260mAh battery that supports 30W PD fast charging. It ships with 6/8GB RAM and 128/256GB storage space. It is currently available in the home market only.
3. Realme X2
This one’s the sole contender from the Realme roster with a 32MP front camera. At the back, it has a 64MP Samsung GW1 sensor led quad-camera setup. It runs on Snapdragon 730G aided by 8GB LPDDR4x RAM and 256 UFS 2.1 onboard storage.
Its energy source is 4000mAh power unit which supports 30W VOOC 3.0 charger.
Other Realme phone with 32MP front camera is – Realme X50 (upcoming)
4. Lenovo Z6 Pro
Lenovo Z6 Pro rack up a top spot in this list for reasons beyond 32MP selfie camera. The back has a quad-rear camera setup including a 48MP Sony IMX586, followed by an 8MP telephoto sensor, 16MP ultrawide, 2MP dedicated video camera and lastly, a ToF 3D unit.
It is driven by an octa-core Snapdragon 855 chipset, paired with 8GB of RAM and 128GB storage. The front flaunts a 6.39-inch AMOLED display with an in-display fingerprint sensor and a 4000mAh battery with 18W fast charging support.
5. Redmi Y3
The Redmi Y3 (review) targets Generation Y with its 32MP Super Selfie which is housed within a U-shaped dot notch. This one has a sensor that is 1/ 2.8 inch in size and 22.5% larger than the predecessor, producing more detailed shots. The company also bets on the wider dynamic range during low-light snapping thanks to 4-in-1 pixel binning.
Other cool features of the 32MP front snapper include AI beautify 4.0, Auto-HDR, wider 80-degree field of view for group selfies, EIS on 1080p Full-HD video and some nice haves like- Palm shutter, and 360-degree face unlocking too.
At the back, you’ll get a 12 MP + 2 MP Dual Rear setup.
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. Samsung Galaxy A70s
Samsung Galaxy A70s (review) flaunts a dewdrop-shaped notch atop where the 32MP selfie camera dwells. This one has an f/2.0 aperture. With this and the recent Galaxy A80, A50 and the wide lineup, Samsung is eyeing the youth and their social media life.
The rear camera arrangement includes yet again a 32MP primary sensor (with f/1.7 aperture) paired with 8MP wide-angle shooter (123-degree with f/2.2 aperture), and a 5MP depth sensor (f/2.2 aperture).
9. 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.
10. Tecno Phantom 9
Tecno equips the front camera with a 32-megapixel sensor. The photography is further bolstered by its rear camera panel. It exhibits a triplet including 16MP (f/1.85) primary sensor coupled with 8MP ultra-wide sensor and a 2MP depth sensor. Tecno also sprinkled AI beautifications, AI scene optimization, AI HDR, and Backlight portrait, amongst many other camera features.
Tecno Phantom 9 also brings Android 9.0 Pie software, 6GB of RAM, 128GB of storage, a 6.4-inch full HD+ AMOLED display as well to the table.
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.