One of the most popular uses for phones today, especially amongst youngsters, is taking selfies on their phones. These have flourished with a number of apps like Instagram, Snapchat etc. which are dedicated to people sharing their lives via pictures on social media. These phones equipped with a front camera enable the users to take photo of oneself without any trouble and share it with the world instantly.
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So these selfie phones are quite popular and are in the pocket of almost every individual who likes to keep up with the times. We too decided to go down this selfie route and look at the top 10 selfie phones in India today.
#10 Micromax Canvas Knight A350 (Rs.18,710)
A phone is not just about the brand, but also its specifications. Packed with tons of features and a brilliant looking screen, the Canvas Knight from Micromax delivers power packed performance and carries a punch.
With an octa-core processor and 2GB of RAM, the phone is further perfected with a 5.0-inch full HD IPS display. And the best part? The 16MP auto focus primary camera as well as the 5MP front camera makes it great for taking selfies as well.
Value for money and great in terms of performance, this phone is an all round winner.
#9 HTC One M8 (Rs.34,694)
One of the flagship phones of HTC, the One M8 comes loaded with oodles of performance as well as style. The phone has a full HD display and comes with new features that set it apart from the crowd.
The best part about it though has to be the 5MP front camera which can take HDR level selfies. While it is slightly heavy and not waterproof, overall this is a good deal especially considering the various modes on offer particularly when it comes to the camera.
#8 Samsung Galaxy E7 (Rs.20,599)
The Galaxy E7 is a phone befitting one of the biggest android smartphone manufacturers in the world today. Featuring a 5.5-inch Super AMOLED display, which comes with an HD resolution, the phone has a great look and design and the super thin lateral bezels give it a more overall immersive look.
The phone runs very well on a 1.2 GHz quad-core processor and the 2GB RAM is adequate to make sure performance is smooth and without lag. The Adreno GPU makes it very good for playing games and the graphics are excellent as well.
The camera is another great feature on this phone with a 13MP primary camera which itself has many additions including geo-tagging, panorama as well as face detection. It also has a great 5MP front camera which is perfect for selfies as well as video calls.
Overall a worthy offering from the brand, the Samsung Galaxy E7 is one for those looking for work as well as play.
#7 Sony Xperia C3 (Rs.19,595)
The Xperia C3 smartphone from Sony is a fantastic phone for taking pictures and sharing them as well. It is easily one of the top smartphones in the market today when it comes to photos and comes with a fairly capable HD display and processor to boot.
Features on the phone include a 4.7-inch HD display, an octa-core processor as well as 2500 mAh worth of battery power making it overall a great performer. However, the best part about it is its 5MP wide angled front camera which comes loaded with apps that are selfie centric and make for great memories.
Sony once again has produced a winner with the Xperia C3, particularly amongst the youth.
#6 Gionee Elife S5.1 (Rs.17,141)
A phone that is as stunning in terms of performance as it is in terms of looks, the Gionee Elife S5.1 is a winner from the word go.
With a 4.8-inch AMOLED display which has an HD resolution, the phone has a 1.7GHz octa-core processor. The 2GB RAM and Adreno graphics make performance even better and ensure that the phone performs beautifully overall.
The primary back camera is a standard 8MP one while the front facing 5MP camera is very good for taking selfies. A phone great in design and in performance, the Elife S5.1 is one that is sure to set the stage for Gionee’s future rise.
#5 Karbonn Titanium Octane Plus (Rs.11,045)
Karbonn is one brand that has been trying to break into the Indian market for a while now and has been increasingly capturing market share with its offerings. The Titanium Octanne Plus from Karbonn is another addition to a line of smartphones that is getting more and more impressive.
The Titanium Octanne Plus comes with a 5-inch HD display as well as a 1.7GHz octa-core processor making it super smooth in terms of performance. The camera too is great with a 13MP primary camera at the back and an impressive 8MP front camera which makes selfie taking and video calling a fun and easy exercise.
Overall this phone is an amazing proposition given its price and is sure to turn heads wherever users go with it.
#4 Gionee Elife E7 Mini (Rs.15,980)
Another offering from Gionee, the Elife E7 Mini has practically been made for taking amazing photographs.
The phone comes with a 13MP rotating camera with an autofocus feature which makes it perfect for taking selfies as well as for video conferencing. The phone also has a good 4.7-inch display as well as an octa-core processor making performance fairly good as well.
With its design sensibilities and camera capabilities, the Gionee Elife E7 Mini is not just a head turner, but a very useful device all around as well.
#3 OPPO N1 (Rs.32,990)
The Oppo N1 is one of the few phones available that runs on an official Cynagenmod, which means it has great customisation and access to all Google apps like Google Maps and Google Play.
The phone comes with a 13MP rotating camera which means great quality selifies or for video calling.
Overall, Oppo makes sure the N1 is packed with features. The phone has basically been created around a great camera. So when it comes to the Oppo N1, everything else comes secondary.
#2 Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (Rs.55,739)
The flagship, top of its line phablet from Samsung, the Note 4 has plenty going for it both in terms of design as well as features.
With a 2.7 GHz quad-core processor and 3 GB RAM, this is a beast when it comes to performance and its 5.7-inch super AMOLED screen is a treat to look it. The phone has an amazing 16 MP rear camera which has optical image stabilisation and a 3.7 MP front camera which is good for taking selfies.
#1 Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus (Rs.48,575)
The list of selfie taking smartphones will remain incomplete without the iPhone being mentioned in it and this is no different.
The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have 8MP primary cameras and a 1.2 MP front camera, but don’t let the low MPs fool you. They are more than capable of delivering great pictures. The hardware as well as software as usual is top notch from Apple.
The only grouse? The astronomical price. But then it’s an iPhone right? It’s not supposed to be cheap.
So these are the phones which we think are the best phones in India currently for taking selfies. So if you have a narcissist in you and if you are one of those who keep changing their Facebook and Twitter profile pics regularly do let us know what you think.
[Featured Image Source : Massimo Nicoli]