The front camera of a phone without bezel needs a very innovative approach. In the many available options, a pop-up camera module has turned out to be the top choice among smartphone users and manufacturers. Smartphones with a popup camera have certain advantages. Pop-up camera makes it possible to have a full-view screen and provides an elusive cool factor. However, finding a suitable case for pop-up camera phones is a little problematic and movable parts are more susceptible to damage.
Here is a list of top 15 best pop-up camera phones for this year:
1. OnePlus 7 Pro – 16MP Pop-up Camera
To deliver an uninterrupted full-view screen, OnePlus 7 Pro has adopted the pop-up camera module. OnePlus has made extra efforts to make the screen of 7 Pro special. It has 2K AMOLED panel and curved edges. It comes with a refresh rate of 90 Hz. It comes with the Snapdragon 855 processor, 12GB RAM, and UFS 3.0 storage. The back panel has 3 cameras along with a 48MP Sony IMX586 sensor. The pop-up camera phone is priced under Rs 50,000.
2. Asus 6z – 48MP + 13MP Dual Pop Up Camera
Asus 6Z is one of the best phones with a pop-up camera and it comes with a rotating pop-up dual camera. It can be used both front and rear cameras. The cameras are of 48MP (f/1.79) and 13MP (wide-angle). The pop-up flip module gives you a 6.4-inch Full HD+ display with a full-view IPS LCD screen that is shielded by gorilla glass 6 and a 92% screen to body ratio. It runs on Snapdragon 855 and is supported by 6GB/8GB RAM along with 64GB/128GB/256GB expandable memory. Its 5000mAh battery comes with 18w QuickCharge 4.0 that allows your phone to last long. The pop-up camera phone Asus 6z is priced under Rs 40,000 on Flipkart.
3. Redmi K20 and K20 Pro – 20MP Pop Up Camera
The K20 series from Redmi comes with a gorgeous AMOLED full view display and this pop-up camera phone comes along with powerful chipsets. K20 Pro is powered by Snapdragon 855 while K20 is powered by Snapdragon 730. They both have 4000mAh batteries, 48 MP primary camera, fast charging support, and MIUI 10 software based on Android Pie. The pop-up camera phone Redmi K20 Pro is priced under Rs 30,000 on Amazon.
4. Samsung Galaxy A80 – 48MP + 13MP Dual Front Pop Up Camera
Galaxy A80 is the first smartphone from Samsung to have a full-screen display. It comes with a motorized slider that houses a rotatory camera. These cameras can act both like rear and selfie cameras. A80 has a primary camera of 48MP, a wide-angle camera of 8MP and a TOF 3D camera for depth sensing. It works on One UI based on Android 9.0 Pie and a 6.7-inch AMOLED screen. It has an in-display fingerprint sensor along with a 3700mAh battery. The pop-up camera phone price is around 40,000.
5. Oppo K3 – 16MP Front Pop Up Camera
K3 is the low-priced phone with a pop-up camera. It runs on 2.2 GHz Snapdragon 710 Octa-Core processor with 6GB RAM. It supports Android v9.0 Pie and comes with two rear cameras of 16MP and 2MP and a selfie camera of 16MP. Its 3765 battery is supported by fast charging to give you long-lasting battery. The pop-up camera phone price is under Rs 20,000.
6. Oppo Reno 10X Zoom – 16MP Selfie Pop Up Camera
Among the pop-up camera phone list, Oppo Reno has a rather weird approach to the pop-up cameras. It has a motorized part holding the front camera and it pops like a shark-fin. Its top-shelf parts include AMOLED screen, 10x lossless zoom of periscope style, under-display fingerprint sensor, and Snapdragon 855 processor. Oppo Reno without 10x zoom also houses the pop-up camera and it runs on Snapdragon 710. All reno models support NFC and VOOC 3.0 fast charging.
7. Realme X – 16MP Pop Up Selfie Camera
Powered by Snapdragon 710, Realme X is the cheapest phone with a 16MP pop-up camera. The pop-up module holds Sony IMX-471 pop-up camera 16MP (f/2.0) that works in just 0.72 seconds. It comes with the 6.53-inch OLED screen, RAM variation of 4GB, 6GB, and 8GB with storage options of 64GB and 128GB. Its 3765mAh battery supports 20W VOOC 3.0 fast charger to give you longer battery life. Realme X pop-up camera phone is priced under Rs 18,000 on Amazon.
8. Vivo V15 Pro – 32MP Pop Up Selfie Camera with AI
If you are looking for a mid-range phone with a 32MP pop-up camera whose module houses 32MP sensor from Samsung and its selfie quality is amazing as well. Its triple rear camera setup flaunts a 48MP resolution. It is powered by Snapdragon 675 chipset that runs on Funtouch OS software that is based on Android 90.0 Pie. You should go for Vivo V15 Pro if your budget is Rs 20,000.
9. Oppo F11 Pro – 16MP Selfie Pop Up Camera
The recent addition to the list of pop-up cameras is Oppo F11 Pro. This new phone with the pop-up camera comes with a MediaTek Helio P70 processor, a 4,000mAh battery, a 32 MP motorized camera and 6GB RAM. It has a conventional fingerprint sensor at the back and comes with VOOC fast charging. It also comes with a micro USB port and 3.5mm audio jack. If your budget is Rs 25,000 then you should go for Oppo F11 Pro pop-up camera phone. Check the discount and current price on Amazon.
10. Huawei Y9 Prime – 16MP Front Auto Pop Up Camera
Y9 Prime from Huawei is the first phone with a 16MP pop-up camera from Huawei launched in India. It is powered by Kirin 710 octa-core chipset and is paired with 128GB storage with 4GB RAM. Y9 Prime has a sharp and uninterrupted LTPS LCD display. It houses a 4000mAh battery for more power to your smartphone. If you prefer big phones, the hefty feeling of the phone will be manageable.
11. Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 – 24MP+2MP Dual Selfie Pop Up Camera
Very much like Honor Magic 2 from Huawei, Mi Mix 3 from Xiaomi has a manual slider for the camera. However, unlike Honor Maic 2, Xiaomi’s Mi Mix 3 houses both rear and front camera on the slider. Early Xiaomi smartphones used to have a selfie camera on the bottom bezel but with Mi Mix 3, Xiaomi has come up with a nearly bezel-free phone with 24MP+2MP Dual Selfie pop-up Cameras with 6.39-inch FHD+ AMOLED display. It is powered by Snapdragon 845 SoC, dual selfie camera of 24MP and 2MP, 5G support and a fingerprint sensor mounted on the back.
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12. Vivo Nex – 8MP Pop Up Selfie Camera
The pop-up camera of Vivo Nex pops up from the top corner of the phone. And since a part of the phone doesn’t slide out, it becomes easier to find a protective case for this phone. The front camera is absolutely the best in terms of quality. Even the quality of its back camera is also a lot better as compared to Vivo X21. Nex is one among many first-generation pop-up camera phones which is now available in the market for a competitive price. This phone with an 8MP pop-up camera comes with 6.59 inch FHD+ AMOLED Display, Snapdragon 845 chipset, a glass back with holographic etching, an in-display fingerprint sensor, and 8GB RAM.
13. Lenovo Z5 Pro – 16MP+8MP Dual Pop Up Camera for Selfie
Z5 Pro comes with a huge battery of 3350mAh and a 6.39-inch screen. It is powered by Android 8.1 OS with Snapdragon 710 2.2 GHz Octa Qualcomm processor. It has a dual rear camera of 16MP+24MP and a dual selfie camera of 16MP+8MP. The pop-up camera phone price is approximately Rs 20,000.
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14. Infinix S5 Pro – 16MP Pop Up Selfie Camera
S5 Pro from Infinix runs on Android v10 (Q) OS and is powered by Octa-core 2.3 GHz Cortex A53 processor. It also has MediaTek Helio P35 Chipset with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. It has a selfie camera of 16 MP f/2.0, Wide Angle Primary Camera and on the rear, it has a triple camera setup of 48MP, 5MP, and 2MP with many features like Face detection, digital zoom, touch to focus, auto flash, etc. This phone with a 16MP pop-up camera houses 4000mAh battery
Note: This phone is coming soon on Flipkart.
15. Vivo V17 Pro – 32MP+8MP Front Pop Up Camera
The pop-up camera phone list is incomplete without V17 Pro from Vivo. It has two pop-up selfie cameras and four rear cameras. It looks premium, is a little bit heavy and chunky but easy to manage. It comes with a 6.44-inch full-HD+ AMOLED display with the protection of Corning Gorilla Glass 6. V17 Pro is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 SoC supported by 8GB RAM and 128GB storage. Its 4100mAh battery lasts all day long and even more. The smartphone with pop-up camera is priced under Rs 30,000.
These are just a few phones with pop-up cameras. You can find a few more since pop-up cameras are a thing of style and technology these days. Many upcoming models will also bear pop-up cameras and many improved specifications. And these phones vary in their price and hence can fit your budget.