The camera is a very important element of a smartphone today. With that, it’s no brainer for smartphone makers to double down on their camera technology and includes more lenses like dual camera, triple camera or even quad camera.
Now a perfectly crisp looking image can be created right from your smartphone which fits in the pocket and which fits in your budget. We will show you the top 5 smartphones which are great camera smartphones under $500.
1) Vivo Y17: $229.81
Let’s start this post with the recently launched Vivo Y17. It is a triple rear camera phone with a great selfie camera as well. The budget camera phone is powered by MediaTek Helio P35 coupled with 6GB of RAM. It is having an IPS LCD display of 6.35 inches.
The triple rear camera which has 13 MP, 8 MP and 2 MP is sufficient to shoot great pictures. There is also a 20MP of selfie camera for the selfie lovers.
It comes with a 5000mAh battery that supports fast charging. The phone delivers great performance, comes with a great battery and a great set of camera at an affordable price.
2) Samsung Galaxy A50: $283.56
This Samsung Galaxy A50 is powered by Samsung Exynos 9610 Octa Core Processor coupled with 4GB of RAM. It has a Super AMOLED display of 6.4-inches and it has a huge triple camera, that is, 25 MP + 5 MP + 8 MP of Triple camera that takes great pictures.
In addition to that, the budget camera phone comes with a 25MP front selfie camera that won’t disappoint the selfie lovers. The huge 4000mAh battery comes with the fast charging support is a cherry on the cake. So this phone has got excellent display capable cameras and this phone is affordable too.
You can buy the Samsung Galaxy A50 for $300.
3) Realme 3 Pro: $227.80
After the success of Realme 3, Realme has launched a Pro version which is the Realme 3 Pro which comes with a powerful processor and great set of cameras.
Realme 3 Pro is powered by Snapdragon 710 coupled with 4GB of RAM. It has 6.3 inches of IPS LCD display with full HD+ resolution.
The dual rear camera of 16 MP + 5 MP takes great pictures with good details. There is a huge 25 MP of selfie camera that selfie lovers will love. It has 4040 mAh of battery with VOOC charging support which charges the phone from 0% to 50% in just 30 minutes.
You can buy this phone from for its premium look, a great set of camera and powerful processor. The one disappointment with this phone is its build quality which looks more plastic. The phone is available for around $200.
4) Redmi Note 7 Pro: $225.64
Redmi note 7 Pro has become the highest selling smartphone in India in 2019 by selling 2 million units in just two months.
This phone packs great features at an affordable price. Note 7 Pro is powered by Snapdragon 675 and has 4GB of RAM. There is a 6.3 inch of IPS LCD display with full HD+ resolution. The main selling point of this phone is its dual rear camera which boasts of 48 MP + 5 MP that takes very detailed images.
You can compare the images taken from this phone with a Google Pixel 3 XL. There is a 13 MP of selfie camera that takes decent pictures. 4000mAh of battery with a quick charging 4.0 technology charges the phone faster.
The Redmi Note 7 pro has a premium design, good camera, decent performance, excellent battery life and great build quality. The only drawback of this phone is its selfie camera which is of the only 13mp. This will also cost you around $200.
5) Huawei P30 Lite: $294.99
The lighter version of the Huawei P30 Pro which is a camera beast looks like a flagship phone. This Huawei P30 Pro is powered by Hisilicon Kirin 710 and comes with 4 GB of RAM. It has 6.15 inch of IPS LCD display with full HD+ resolution.
As one of the best budget camera phones. It has a great set of camera i.e the triple rear camera of 24 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP gives you a professional quality image as you can shoot the images which looks like you have taken it from a flagship smartphone.
Again, 32 MP of selfie camera surprises you with its great picture quality and great portrait shots. There is a 3340 mAh of battery with fast charging support.
You can buy this phone for its awesome display, excellent cameras, great performance and good battery backup. The Huawei P30 costs around $300.
The links to buy each product are given in the big red button after each product description. You can buy from there. These are top budget camera phones that you can buy in 2019.