Top 10 Dual Camera Phone: Huawei P9, LG G5/ X Cam, HTC One M8, XOLO Black

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

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Update: As more and more smartphones feature dual rear cameras, we list the top 7 dual camera smartphones as below, and we are sure that more and more dual camera phones will appear to exceed the top 7 dual camera smartphones list. Stay tuned. 

1. Huawei P9

2. LG G5

3. LG X Cam

4. XOLO Black

5. HTC One M8

6. ZTE Axon

7. Huawei Honor V8 (upcoming)

As the smartphone camera technology development and the manufacturing technique improvement, more and more dual camera phones that have two rear cameras appear. The first dual came phone is HTC One M8 in 2014, then XOLO Black in 2015 and now in 2016, many dual camera phones come into use, new 2016 phones like LG X Cam and LG G5, and the upcoming Huawei P9 is also going to pack dual rear cameras. Right now we make this top 10 dual camera smartphones list, which includes dual camera smartphones released years ago and dual rear camera phones that will be launched upcoming in 2016, and the specs of each dual camera phone will be introduced as well. Right now we list the top 5 out of the top 10 dual camera phones list, then we expect more dual camera phones in upcoming 2016 and update this top 10 dual camera phone list later once dual camera phones release.

Top 1 Dual Camera Smartphone – Huawei P9

Huawei P9 is a 2016 upcoming dual camera phone. This device is not yet released officially by Huawei and the launch event of Huawei P9 will be held on April 6 in London. However, the leaked images show that Huawei P9 will be a dual camera phone with two rear cameras on the top of the handset’s back cover. Besides the dual rear camera feature, Huawei P9 has a lot of “black technology” specs:

  • HiSilicon Kirin 950 Quad-core 2.3 GHz Cortex-A72 & quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 Mali-T880 MP4
  • 5.2 inches FHD IPS-NEO LCD capacitive touchscreen of 16M colors and 1080 x 1920 pixels with 424 ppi pixel density, Corning Gorilla Glass 4 for protection
  • 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage expandable to 128GB with MicroSD card
  • Dual rear cameras of 12 MP, laser autofocus, OIS, dual-LED (dual tone) flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR
  • 5MP front camera for selfie
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS
  • Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
  • Dual SIM dual stand-by, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, WiFi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, LE, GPS/A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS, Type-C USB port, 2G/3G/4G: 2G bands- GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2; 3G bands       - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100; 4G bands – LTE

All the specs of Huawei P9 listed above are estimated, not confirmed officially, but it won’t take us a long time to wait for the actual specs of Huawei P9, which also has two variants. Huawei P9 Lite is not a dual camera smartphone and positioning for user who prefer a budget midrange smartphone. The other is Huawei P9 Max that is also a dual camera phone and features more intriguing specs. It is said that the enhanced dual camera Huawei P9 Max will have a 6.2-inch 2K touch screen of 1440 x 2560 pixels, and the internal storage is much bigger than Huawei P9, with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of ROM. And Huawei P9 Max is a dual camera phone that has a bigger front camera of 8MP for selfie, while the dual rear cameras of Huawei P9 Max are the same with Huawei P9, both are 12MP.

Top 2 Dual Camera Phone – LG G5

LG G5 is also a 2016 dual camera smartphone that will be available on the market in April. The dual camera phone was launched on MWC 2016 in February. Besides the dual rear camera, LG G5 is also a Snapdragon 820 smartphone, and the specs of LG G5 has been confirmed:

  • 5.3-inch quad HD IPS display with 2,560x1,440-pixel resolution and 554ppi
  • 5.88 by 2.90 by 0.30 inches (149.4x73.9x7.7mm)
  • 5.61 ounces (159 grams)
  • 16-megapixel (78-degree wide) and 8-megapixel (135-degree wide) rear camera, can record 4K video
  • 8-megapixel front camera
  • Snapdragon 820 with Adreno 530 GPU
  • Removable 2,800mAh battery
  • USB Type-C port
  • Fingerprint sensor on the back home button
  • 4GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage with up to 2TB of expandable storage with microSD
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Top 3 Dual Camera Smartphone – LG X Cam

LG X Cam is also 2016 dual camera phone from LG company and the dual camera is positioned as a mid-end smartphone for users who can’t affordable for the high end dual camera smartphone LG G5. But this dual camera smartphone has excellent specs:

  • 1.14GHz octa-core processor
  • IPS LCD capacitive multi touch touchscreen, 5.2 inches (~68.7% screen-to-body ratio), 1080 x 1920 pixels (~424 ppi pixel density)
  • 2GB of RAM and 16GB of ROM
  • 13 MP or 5 MP, autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama and 8 MP front camera for selfie
  • 147.5 x 73.6 x 6.9 mm
  • Android OS 6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • Li-Ion 2520 mAh battery
  • Supported networks: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900; HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100; LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)

Top 4 Dual Camera Phone – XOLO Black

XOLO is an India-based phone brand. Not like other international phone brands to released high end smartphones, XOLO released a relatively mid-low-end dual camera smartphone – XOLO Black, which is only priced at Rs 10949, about $160. And here are specific specs of XOLO Black.

  • Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53 with Adreno 405 GPU
  • 5.5 inches IPS LCD capacitive FHD touchscreen of 16M colors and 1080 x 1920 pixels with 403 ppi pixel density, 69.3% screen-to-body ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 for protection
  • 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal memory, up to 32GB
  • 13 MP + 2MP (Dual camera), autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR
  • 5 MP front camera with LED flash
  • Android 5.0 Lollipop
  • 155.5 x 76.6 x 7.3 mm
  • Non-removable Li-Po 3200 mAh battery
  • Dual SIM dual stand-by, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot, Bluetooth   v4.0, GPS/A-GPS/GLONASS, 2G/3G/4G networks: 2G bands-GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2; 3G bands-HSDPA 900 / 2100; 4G bands-LTE 1800 TD-LTE 2300

Top 5 Dual Camera Phone – HTC One M8

HTC One M8 (Eye) is the first dual camera phone released in 2014, and the variants of HTC One M8, like HTC One M8s, new model HTC One M9+, HTC One M9+ Supreme Camera, all are dual camera phones. The specs of HTC One M8 are:

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400 processor with Adreno 330 GPU
  • 5.0 inches Super LCD3 capacitive FHD touchscreen of 16M colors and 1080 x 1920 pixels with 441 ppi pixel density, 66.7% screen-to-body ratio
  • 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage, up to 128GB expansion
  • Dual 13 MP, f/2.0, 28mm, autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
  • 5 MP front camera with HDR function
  • Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat), upgradable to v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
  • 146.4 x 70.6 x 9.4 mm
  • Non-removable Li-Po 2600 mAh battery
  • Dual SIM dual stand-by, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot, Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, apt-X, GPS/A-GPS/GLONASS, 2G/3G/4G: 2G bands-GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900; 3G bands-HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA, Asia;4G bands-LTE band 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) - EMEA; LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 28(700) - Asia

How do you think the top 10 dual camera smartphones? Which dual camera phone do you like best? Please leave your commnet.

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