Evolution of Camera phone
Remember the initial camera phone? Don’t think anyone does! Although
its’ not that ancient and dates back to 2002 when phones with built in
cameras made it to public. Later in 2003, many mobile phones like Sony
Ericsson Z1010, and Motorola A835 were launched with front facing
cameras. The Samsung SCH-V200 featuring a built-in camera of .35
megapixel photo resolution was among the first ones to enter Asian
By the end of 2003, camera phones market started progressing in the U.S.
and over 80 million units had already been sold worldwide. By the end of
2004, the camera phone market was cruising with over half of the camera
phones sold worldwide in the initial 9 months. During 2004 to 2008,
Nokia and Sony competed fiercely over the control of camera phone market
with a series of impressive launches. Nokia Mobiles stormed the camera
phone market in 2007 with the launch of N95 of 5 megapixels. With the
assistance of Carl Zeiss optics technology and 30 FPS video, it could
have become a game-changer for sure.
Camera phones Today
Until 2010, Samsung Mobiles is successfully able to match the style of
Nokia in all its launches, but traditional phones lost its market. In
the beginning, the pace of camera hardware evolution was slow, but
photography software tools started off with a rapid pace. Camera phones
today like Lumia 1020 comes with robust photography features 41
megapixel camera. Lumia 920 features optical image stabilization.
Photographic capabilities of smart phones have become the hottest
selling feature that has urged many premium smart phones to give best
camera experience to their users. Brands like Apple, Samsung, Sony, Oppo,
Motorola, and Huawei have been in the race.
Impact of Camera Phones on the Brand Image
Camera phones work on the philosophy of “a picture says a thousand
words” philosophy and therefore a highly technical camera phone is
significant these days than ever before. Built in cameras are now a
necessity, rather than a luxury. As users demand more efficient
video-taking capabilities, both software and hardware specs have plenty
of room for growth. Here, we are highlighting some of the best camera
phones up until now, and what makes them unique.
Oppo is the leader in camera phones market and the second most
profitable mobile phone company in China. It is the world’s largest
smartphone market. OPPO with the passage of time has grown to be the
popular camera phone brand with a long history of serving customers in
North America, Europe and Asia. They entered the market in 2008 and have
the art to fuse camera technology and affection in all their recent
The Oppo R9s comes with 16-megapixel front and rear cameras that can
perform par excellence. Oppo A57 is another phone that comes with a
16-megapixel front sensor and a 13-megapixel shooter at the back.The
front cam is pretty competent in decent lighting conditions and gives
you sharp and detailed selfies. Other significant mode on Oppo A57
include video recording, selfie panorama, and time-lapse. Shooting modes
include Ultra HD that can attach 4 stills together, double exposure,
GIF, filters, and Expert mode.
The latest launch of Oppo F3 plus comes with some outstanding camera
features.Rear cam of 16 MP with dual PDAF and an f/1.7 aperture is
there. It is developed with the assistance of Sony and is equipped with
customized IMX398 sensors to experience some serious photography. Noise
reduction is possible and image quality is far better than other brands.
Day light shots are pretty good with sharper details and saturated
colors. Close up shots are well defined. For selfie lovers, Oppo F3 Plus
is totally heaven that delivers great selfies through revolutionary dual
selfie front cameras; a 16 MP for selfie and 120 degree wide angle
lenses for huge group selfie. Now you don’t need a selfie stick at
parties as your F3 plus can serve the purpose pretty well.
Wide-Angle & Dual-Front Selfie Camera Takes Photography to Next Level
Regarded as an ultimate ‘Selfie Expert’ and ‘Group Selfie’ as a secret
weapon, the F3 Plus can do wonders with its 120 degree wide angle and 8
MP camera can help you click more wider view that is 105% more than the
regular 80 degree lens field of view. More people can be added in the
frame with lesser distortion. There is a built-in Smart Facial
Recognition feature in your F3 Plus that will notify users to switch to
‘Group Selfie’ mode if there are more than three persons in the frame.
Users can snap their Group Selfie comfortably without compromising image
stability when clicking with one hand.
In recent times, Oppo Mobiles has classified themselves as one of the
best camera phone brand launching some of the best devices in past few
years. Wider angle selfie experience is all possible due to Oppo. The
amazing flagship smart phones can beat any hefty device of other brands
without any doubt.