After the Fingerprint sensor, the next tech innovation that’s all set to become a smartphone staple is the dual camera. And for good reason too.
After all, an engaging camera is something that all classes of users appreciate on their phones and an extra sensor is a great way to compensate for smartphone photography constraints. Slowly and steadily, reasonably good dual-camera hardware is now seeping down to affordable Android phones. And if that’s precisely what you have been hankering for, here are the best dual camera phone options available under 20,000 INR.
Coolpad Cool 1 Dual
The Cool 1 Dual is one of the two Phones in this list that combine the same size sRGB and Monochrome sensor. This also enables it to capture true Monochrome shots which are definitely fun to play with.
Besides, the generic use of dual sensors, that is to add background bokeh effect can also be availed on the Cool 1 Dual. The camera isn’t perfect but it’s definitely an engaging one.
Besides, the other hardware used for the handset – Snapdragon 652 chipset, 4050mAh battery, 8MP selfie camera and 5.5-Inch Full HD display- is also very convincing. Read our Coolpad Cool 1 Dual full review to know more.
The Honor 6X is another upcoming smartphone which offers surprisingly good dual rear cameras experience for an affordable price. The handset includes a 12MP + 2MP rear cameras and is a tough rival to Coolpad Cool 1. In Honor 6X, the dual camera prowess is used conventionally for blurring the background or the foreground.
Other notable features include Kirin 655 octa-core processor, 5.5-inch Full HD display, 3GB RAM, 32GB storage, and 3340mAh battery. The Honor 6X will retail exclusively on Amazon.in and the final price will be announced on January 24 in India. It is expcted to be priced under 15,000 INR.
Qiku Q Terra
Qiku Q Terra which was initially launched for roughly 20K is now selling for 13,999 INR on Snapdeal. The handset employs two 13MP cameras on the rear and is powered by 1.8GHz Snapdragon 808 processor.
Out of the two 13MP sensors, one has a monochrome sensor and it can also be used to shoot HDR videos and photographs up to 4K resolution. The combined data from two sensors leads to very sharp and crisp images with excellent details. An SLR mode to add bokeh effect is also present.
Other features include 6-inch Full HD display, Metal unibody design, MicroSD card support, USB Type-C and 3700mAh battery.
Lenovo Phab 2 Plus
If you don’t mind big screen phones, the Lenovo Phab 2 Plus with a gigantic 6-inch FHD display is another viable option. The dual camera (13MP + 13MP) on the phone is once again used for focusing and re-focusing images post capturing. And you can also cut subject from one image and merge them in another. You can also add other foreign elements – cats, dogs, etc- in your images in the AR mode.
The Lenovo Phab 2 Plus is powered by octa-core MediaTek MT8783 chipset paired with 3GB of RAM, and 32GB of storage. Other features include MicroSD card support, 8MP front camera, Dolby Atmos, and 4050mAh battery.
Vivo V5 Plus
The Vivo V5 Plus is slated to launch on January 23 and it will have the extra sensor mounted on the front. Besides the 20MP + 8MP selfie cameras, the Vivo V5 Plus front camera also offers a moonlight fill-flash and advanced beautify mode to take care of all your selfie needs.
The plausible specifications of the handset have already been revealed in an e-commerce listing. The handset will be powered by Snapdragon 625 octa-core chipset paired with 4GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage. Other features include 5.5-inch Full HD display, 16MP rear camera, and a 3160mAh battery. Price is expected to lie in the vicinity of Rs. 20,000 mark.
Note: At the time of writing this article, the Vivo V5 Plus India price was rumored around Rs. 20,000 but later it was officially launched at Rs. 27,980.