With the year coming to end soon, I’ll be giving you occasional updates on the best technology of the year 2014. Here’s my first one: Best Selfie Phones 2014
A photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and shared via social media.” is the meaning of Selfie according to Wikipedia.
Every reader has once in their life clicked a selfie, haven’t you? Most of the selfies we click are by the mobile phones we use. So if you’ll are buying a new phone and are a selfie addict. I myself am a selfie addict so here are my favorite selfie phones.
Well, here is a list of the best selfie phones in the year 2014(According to me…)
Now, lets start… They are Random and not in the sequence of their rankings. Provide me the rankings according to what you feel…
Nokia Lumia 730
Firstly, let’s start with a Windows Phone as they are always known for the camera quality it provides.
Microsoft has joined the selfie bandwagon with the new Lumia 730 smartphone that features a 5MP front camera with wide angle lens. The phone also comes preloaded with apps like Selfie Camera for adding effects.
Lumia 730 has a 4.7-inch HD display with Gorilla Glass 3 protection and is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor. It packs 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage; the phone supports microSD cards with capacities up to 128GB. The phone has a 6.7MP rear camera.
HTC Desire 820
Next is HTC’s newest addition The HTC Desire 820.HTC’s Desire 820 is an attractive option as it shares a large number of features with One (M8) and has an 8MP front camera. In terms of specifications, Desire 820 features a 5.5-inch 720p display, a 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor (4×2.5GHz + 4×1.5GHz), and 2GB RAM. The phone comes with 16GB internal storage expandable through a microSD card. The Desire 820 sports a 13MP, f/2.2 rear camera that can capture 1080p video.
Samsung has also joined the selfie brigade with its new Note 4 phablet that sports a 3.7MP (yes that’s odd,right?) front camera allowing users to take wide-angle selfies (120-degree).
Galaxy Note 4 has a 5.7-inch display, 2.7GHz quad-core Snapdragon 805 processor, 3GB RAM and 32GB storage expandable via microSD cards.The rear camera has 16MP resolution and comes with Optical Image Stabilization.(Common, Right?)
Huawei Honor 6
The Huawei Honor 6 , Huawei’s latest mid-range offering not only a high-end hardware but also sports a 5MP front-facing camera. The camera app also offers beautification effects to get the perfect selfie. The phone sports a 13MP rear camera.
Huawei Honor 6 sports a 5-inch full-HD display (1920x1080p,440ppi) and is powered by a Huawei Kirin 920 octa-core processor and 3GB RAM. The smartphone comes with a 3,100mAh battery and runs Android 4.4 KitKat with Emotion 2.3 UI.
Sony Xperia C3
Sony’s best phone till date (According to me) The Sony Xperia C3 is a treat for all the selfie lovers featuring 8MP rear and 5MP front camera with LED flash (Rear and front). And a Real-time selfie app for selfie lovers.
Sony Xperia C3 runs on Android v4.4.2 (KitKat) OS. It is packed with a beautiful 5.5 Inch, 720×1280 px display. Powering the Sony Xperia C3 is a Quad core 1200 MHz processor for multitasking.Data and connectivity options includes 3G, WiFi, DLNA, NFC etc. Storage options include 8 GB Internal Memory, and it can be Expandable up to 32 GB. It also includes a 1 GB RAM and a 2500 mAh, Li-Ion battery powers this phone.
HTC Desire Eye(Not yet Available in India)
Another HTC in the list is the HTC Desire Eye. Packed with a 13MP front and rear camera with a dual LED flash, it’s quite a wonder. Similar to Micromax’s latest launch The Micromax Canvas Selfie. The phone comes with a powerful Snapdragon 801 CPU, 2GB RAM, along with a Full HD 5.2-inch screen. It houses a 2400 MAh battery in it.
So all the selfie lovers out there check out this phone for sure!
Gionee Elife E7
Gionee Elife E7 is the only phone that lets you take selfies with a 13MP camera sensor. The phone comes with a 13MP camera lens mounted on a rotating swivel so the same lens can be used as a front camera and rear camera. It also comes with smile and gesture shot modes for selfies.
Elife E7 Mini comes with a 4.7-inch screen and packs a 1.7GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6592 processor and 1GB RAM. The phone has 16GB storage and runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.
This one looks like the OPPO N1, doesn’t it?
Apple iPhone 6
Apple’s latest iPhone 6 features a 1.2MP FaceTime HD front camera that features a BSI (back illuminated sensor) capable of taking better selfies in low-light conditions. It also has Auto-HDR and a burst mode.
iPhone 6 sports a 4.7-inch display, the new A8 processor, and an 8MP iSight rear camera that features phase detection. The iPhone 6 is available in 16GB, 64GB and 128GB storage options.
Here are the phones I feel are good Selfie Phones. Any phone you think I have missed? Write it in the comments.
Guys I haven’t mentioned the Micromax Canvas Selfie as it’s up for sale in January 2015