Phones have become the primary camera for the majority of people these days. In fact, a lot of professionals prefer to use smartphone camera’s over DSLRs and professional photography cameras. The main reason behind this shift is that smartphone cameras have become very good over the years. And they are also very convenient and portable.
Having said that, not all smartphone cameras are created equal. Some are obviously better than others. In today’s blog post, we will be looking at some of the best phones you can get for photography in 2022. But do keep in mind that it can get a little expensive if you want the best of the best.
5. iPhone 12 Pro
Although not the latest iPhone on the market, iPhone 12 Pro still packs a punch. The phone came out back at the end of 2020. The iPhone 12 Pro came with an excellent triple camera unit. This has an ultra-wide, a wide, and a telephoto lens. The front-facing or selfie camera is a 12 MP sensor as well with True depth technology.
But the best part about iPhones and their cameras isn’t the hardware but the software. iPhone 12 Pro supports Apple’s new Apple ProRAW file format. This results in excellent picture quality.
4. Google Pixel 6 Pro
The official phone by Google is known for one thing and one thing only, its picture quality. And just like Apple’s iPhones, Google Pixel has amazing picture quality because of its superior image processing software. The hardware on the spec sheet may not look impressive but the pictures sure will.
Google Pixel 6 pro carries the tradition of providing excellent photo quality, especially in low light conditions. The latest pixel ships with Google’s Tensor chip, which is designed to take advantage of the latest developments in A.I. This is also implemented in the camera app of the Pixel 6 Pro. The result is unbeatable picture quality.
3. Sony Xperia 1 III
If there was one phone that you could truly replace a professional DSLR camera, it would be Sony Xperia 1 III. The phone is the preferred smartphone of choice if you want to get really technical with your photography.
The Sony Xperia 1 III offers excellent photo quality and expert control. Making it an ideal alternative to a professional camera. But it does cost a little more than the competition.
2. Samsung S22 Ultra
Samsung’s latest flagship, the S22 Ultra packs a punch. And no one should expect anything less than that. This phone ships with a 108-megapixel rear camera that offers unparallel picture quality.
The camera suite on the S22 ultra offers a wide range of options from an ultra-wide with a 120-degree field of view to a 10-times zoom telephoto lens.
1. iPhone 13 Pro
This list wouldn’t be complete without mentioning Apple’s latest flagship, iPhone 13 pro. The iPhone 13 pro honors Apple’s long-held tradition of providing the best photo quality possible with a smartphone camera.
Apple has continued with the last generation design of the triple camera setup. But the sensors have been upgraded, so the resulting pictures are even more pretty this time. If budget is not an issue, iPhone 13 Pro is a no-brainer for anyone interested in taking pictures.
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