1. Sony Xperia XA Ultra
Sony cameras are always a differentiator in Xperia smartphones. The camera for selfies, on the other hand, is above average among intermediaries. This sensor does not have a flash, however, the HDR mode always saves self-portraits taken in environments with unfavorable lighting.
The Xperia XA’s hybrid autofocus is great for those who like to focus on the scene and capture the image quickly. There are no trigger delays and everything works quickly.
2. Lenovo Moto G4 Plus
The front camera of the Moto G4 Plus has 5MP and makes regular quality photos. The opening angle of this sensor is 84 degrees, allowing the reader to capture more people and even group selfies in a single photo. The device’s camera software has been revamped and doesn’t just rely on the options of the Android stock version, which is known as Google Camera.
3. LG G4 / G5 SE
The LG G4 surprises by the quality of its main sensor, however, many users are unaware that the top of the line LG is also a showcase of selfies. The front camera of the LG G4 has 8 MP and has software full of features, such as Quick Selfie, which automatically captures a portrait of the user when he opens and closes his hands.
The device does not have a front flash, however, LG added a feature in the G4’s camera software that simulates the flash light. Known as Virtual Flash, this function raises the screen brightness beyond 100%, filling the scene with more light. The results obtained from the front camera of the LG G4 are great, and are not due for any other smartphone in our selection.
4. Sony Xperia C5
The Xperia C5 is a good option for fans of self-portraits, which will have a 13 MP front camera and Exmor R sensor, as well as autofocus and automatic HDR.
In addition to the 25mm wide-angle lens, the front camera is accompanied by a softer tone LED flash, which is likely to contribute to nighttime selfies. The camera software of the Xperia C4 features SteadyShot technology, which reduces the movement of videos and photos, delivering a more stable result.
5. Samsung Galaxy S7
Following the competence of the rear camera, the S7’s front camera also offers modes for correcting and highlighting certain parts of the face in selfies or group photos. The color representation offers excellent saturation, both in photos and videos, and the post-processing of the recorded images is also quite satisfactory.
6. Xiaomi Mi 5
The front camera of the Mi 5 is surprisingly good. It has a resolution of 4 MP and manages to escape the wax textures, a constant presence in the photography modes of most other smartphones. A trick used to overcome the limitations of the front sensors, in part thanks to the pixel size of 2 µm.
7. Motorola Moto X Style
Moto X Style is Motorola’s current top of the line and; in addition to all its technical advantages, it has an excellent 5 MP front sensor aimed at selfies. Motorola camera software is simple, has no embellishment adjustments or extra post-editing features. However, the Moto X Style has a front LED flash that can help capture self-portraits in less favored lighting environments.
The results obtained with the help of this flash are great, however, this feature should be used sparingly, since it can explode the exposure of the image when used close to the face. In any case, choose to use the Moto X Style flash in an environment that is adequately lit, that is, neither completely dark nor too bright.
8. Sony Xperia M5
The Xperia M5 is one of the selfie giants, with a 13 MP front camera and excellent resolution. Unlike Zenfone Selfie – we’ll talk about it below – the Sony device doesn’t have a front flash. The Xperia M5’s camera software is intuitive and processes images without harming them. The photos obtained from this sensor are excellent, with a good level of sharpness, color balance and brightness exposure.
The Sony Xperia M5 is not an intermediate device, therefore, your purchase is indicated if you are looking for a model that is almost a top of the line. The tools present in Sony’s camera software make the moment of selfie capture more interesting, including options for adjusting the face, post-editing, beautifying the face and controls for brightness and even ISO.
9. Samsung Galaxy A5 2016
The Galaxy A5 is the busiest device in the A series, launched by Samsung earlier this year. If you want to take casual photos with the front camera, a good choice might be the Galaxy A5, which has a 5MP sensor. The South Korean company’s device appeals to color fidelity and software capabilities.
The user will find several options and features for capture, such as exposure control, HDR, 120 ° panoramic selfie, animated GIF, beauty enhancement function and even the possibility of shooting through the movement of the hands.
10. Asus Zenfone Selfie
Asus decided to invest heavily in the world of selfies, and announced in early June the Zenfone Selfie. The device has a 13MP front camera with an LED flash, certainly one of the biggest numbers in the category.
The lens set has an aperture of f / 2.2 and a feature for capturing panoramic selfies at 140 degrees, allowing a group of people to fit in the same photograph. The camera software has options for editing and sharing images through social networks. The Zenfone Selfie has already been launched in Brazil, and its camera settings animate any fan of selfies.
So, which smartphone from our selection is your favorite?