These days you can find 2 megapixel and 3.2 megapixel cameras only on mid-range phones. The high-end phones that were released last year came with high performance camera lenses. Such smartphones are available with varied features like superior optics, higher image sensors and powerful processor and RAM onboard that makes it possible for you to snap high resolution photos and videos.
Here is a list of top 5 smartphones that have topnotch camera:
Samsung Galaxy Note
There has been quite a lot of debate and speculation on which one has a better camera, the Samsung Galaxy Note and Samsung Galaxy S2. The Galaxy Note also comes with 8 megapixel camera. However, as compared to Galaxy S2, it comes with large-sized display that measures 5.3 inches and 1.4 GHz processor. You can record HD videos of 1080p at 30fps. Like the Galaxy S2, even the Galaxy Note comes with 2 megapixel front-facing camera for video calling.
Samsung Galaxy S2
The Samsung Galaxy S2 is an all-rounder phone that is capable of defeating iPhone and any other smartphone easily. An 8 megapixel camera is housed at the rear of the phone. It comes with back-illuminated sensor. Thanks to the single LED flash, the flash is fired very brightly in low lighting conditions. You can shoot HD videos of 1080p at 30fps. For performing video calls, the Samsung Galaxy S2 has got a 2 megapixel front-facing camera. The phone is powered with 1.2 GHz processor and its display measures 4.3 inches.
Apple iPhone 4S
The fastest iPhone in the market, the iPhone 4S also comes with one of the best camera lenses. An 8 megapixel camera can be found at the rear of the beautifully designed phone. The flash manages to light up the subject and the background environment completely to give you photos with amazing clarity even in dim lighting conditions. You can capture 1080p HD videos at 30fps. Along with the high performance camera, the iPhone comes with a Retina display screen that measures 3.5 inches and 1 GHz processor is what you get with the Apple iPhone 4S.
Powered with 12 megapixel camera, the N8 is one of the best selling phones from Nokia. Also, it is available at much lower cost compared to the Samsung Galaxy S2, Galaxy Note and iPhone 4S. The Carl Zeiss optics with Xenon flash is capable of snapping crisp and realistic photos. HD videos of 720p can be recorded at 30fps. The display screen size of the phone is 3.5 inches and runs on 600 Mhz processor. Also, there is a VGA camera onboard at the front for making video calls.
Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc
The Xperia Arc from Sony Ericsson has already got a successor phone in the market called the Xperia Arc S. However, the predecessor phone has better camera. The 8.1 megapixel camera on the Xperia Arc manages to snap great photos with amazing clarity. The Exmor R (CMOS) based image sensor allows you to record 720p videos. The LED flash is powerful enough to lighten dim areas while capturing photos and videos. Also, it has got 4.2 inches display screen and 1 GHz processor.