Top 5 Selfie Smartphones of 2016

Do you love capturing selfies but don’t have a decent smartphone? With countless smartphones available in the market with varying features, finding the best selfie smartphone can be a strenuous task, which is why, in this post, we have narrowed down the smartphone options for you. Read on to find our list of top 5 selfie smartphones of 2016 that are equipped with great front camera and will let you take you take stunning selfies.

Top 5 Selfie Smartphones of 2016

Top 5 Selfie Smartphones of 2016

Here is the list of top 5 selfie smartphones of 2016: (Note: This list does not follow a ranking or preference order):

Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge

Samsung’s current year’s flagship smartphones- Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge are stunners. Be it their design, camera department or overall performance, both smartphones don’t fail to impress us on any front. The devices have a lot of specifications in common and are differentiated only on the basis of display, battery capacity and dimensions.

For selfie lovers, the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge offer a 5 mega pixel front camera with f/1.7 aperture for capturing excellent quality selfies. On the back, you get a 12 mega pixel dual pixel camera with LED Flash, f/1.7 aperture, Smart OIS and PDAF. Read more about Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge here.

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: Specifications & Features

  • Processor: Quad-Core Snapdragon 820 processor / Octa-Core Exynos 8890 (2.3GHz Quad + 1.6GHz Quad)
  • Operating System: Android 6.0 Marshmallow with TouchWiz UI
  • Display: 5.5-inch Quad HD (2560×1440 pixels resolution, 534 ppi Super AMOLED, Always-on curved edge display)
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Storage: 32GB/64GB (expandable up to 200GB via microSD card)
  • Rear Camera: 12 mega pixel Dual Pixel with LED Flash, f/1.7 aperture, Smart OIS, PDAF
  • Front Camera: 5 mega pixel with f/1.7 aperture
  • Battery: 3600mAh with Fast Charging & Wireless Charging
  • Connectivity: 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC
  • Dimensions: 150.9×72.6×7.7 mm
  • Weight: 157 grams
  • IP68 certified: Water and dust resistance
  • Heart Rate Sensor
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • Hybrid Dual SIM

Apple iPhone 7 & 7 Plus

Apple iPhone 7 and 7 Plus are known for their incredible camera features, unmatched performance and premium design. Both devices sport a 7 mega pixel front facing camera that captures stunning selfies. The front shooter is accompanied by Retina Flash which further enhances the images.

On the back, the iPhone 7 Plus features dual camera set up: 12 mega pixel wide-angle lens+telephoto lens with quad LED two-tone flash, f/1.8 aperture, OIS, 6-element lens, High-speed sensor and 4K video recording. The 4.7-inch iPhone 7 on the other hand, comes with 12 mega pixel iSight camera. Both smartphones capture sharp and crisp images with great detailing. Read more about Apple iPhone 7 Plus here.

Apple iPhone 7 Plus & iPhone 7

Apple iPhone 7 Plus: Specifications & Features

  • Processor: 64-bit quad-core A10 Fusion (M10 motion co-processor, six-core GPU)
  • Operating System: iOS 10
  • Display: 5.5-inch IPS 3D Touch (1920×1080 pixels resolution)
  • Storage: 32GB / 128GB / 256GB
  • Rear Camera: Dual camera set up: 12 mega pixel wide-angle +telephoto lens with quad LED two-tone flash, f/1.8 aperture, OIS, 6-element lens, High-speed Sensor and 4K video recording
  • Front Camera: 7 mega pixel with Retina Flash
  • Battery: Non removable lithium-ion
  • Connectivity: 4G with VoLTE, Wi-Fi with MIMO, Bluetooth, GPS and NFC
  • Dimehnsions: 158.2×77.9×7.3 mm
  • Weight: 188 grams
  • IP67 rating
  • Fingerprint sensor

Oppo F1s

The Oppo F1s comes with an outstanding 16 mega pixel front camera with 5P lens, f/2.0 aperture and 1/3.1-inch sensor. On the back, it has a 13 mega pixel primary camera with LED flash. You also get numerous controls, modes and filters in the camera app for enhanced images. It takes exceptional selfies with great detailing and clarity. The rear cameras also does a good job in producing great quality images. Read more about Oppo F1s here.

Oppo F1s Variant

Oppo F1s: Specifications & Features

  • Processor: Octa-core MediaTek 6750
  • GPU: Mali-T860 MP2
  • Operating System: Android Lollipop 5.1 with ColorOS 3.0
  • Display: 5.5-inch LCD IPS HD (1280×720 pixels resolution, Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection)
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Storage: 64GB (expandable up to 128GB via microSD card)
  • Rear Camera: 13 mega pixel with LED flash, PDAF, f/2.2 aperture
  • Front Camera:  16 mega pixel with 5P lens, f/2.0 aperture
  • Battery: 3075mAh
  • Connectivity: 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS
  • Dimensions: 154.5x76x7.38 mm
  • Weight: 160 grams
  • Fingerprint sensor

Vivo V5

Targeted at the selfie lovers in the country, the Vivo V5 comes with a 20 mega pixel front facing camera that captured great selfies. The secondary camera is accompanied by Moonlight Glow LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, Sony IMX 376 image sensor, 5P lens and Face Beauty 6.0. On the rear, the smartphone houses a 13 mega pixel primary camera with LED flash and PDAF. It also comes with custom AK4376 Hi-Fi audio chip for immersive audio. Vivo V5 succeeds the Vivo V3 and come with several upgrades over the predecessor. Read more about Vivo V5 here.

Vivo V5

Vivo V5: Specifications & Features

  • Processor: 1.5GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6750
  • GPU: Mali-T860
  • Operating System: Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Funtouch 2.6 UI
  • Display: 5.5-inch HD (1280×720 pixels resolution, 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass)
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Storage: 32GB (expandable via microSD card)
  • Rear Camera: 13 mega pixel with LED flash, PDAF
  • Front Camera: 20 mega pixel with Moonlight Glow LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, Sony IMX 376 image sensor, 5P lens, Face Beauty 6.0
  • Battery: 3000mAh
  • Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS
  • Dimensions: 153.8×75.5×7.55 mm
  • Weight: 154 grams
  • Fingerprint Sensor

Asus Zenfone Selfie (ZD551KL)

Back in August 2016, Asus launched a new Asus Zenfone Selfie variant in the Indian market. The USP of the new Zenfone Selfie variant with model number ZD551KL is that it comes with a premium looking diamond cut back panel. Optics include a 13 mega pixel front camera with dual color real tone flash, f/2.2 aperture and wide-angle (88-degree) lens. It supports macro photography that lets users capture objects over 6cm. There is also a 13 mega pixel rear camera with dual tone flash, laser auto focus and f/2.0 aperture.

The Zenfone Selfie is a very impressive selfie focused smartphone. Besides great photography capabilities, it also offers premium design and decent overall performance. Read more about Asus Zenfone Selfie here.

Asus Zenfone Selfie Variant

Asus Zenfone Selfie (ZD551KL): Specifications & Features

  • Processor: Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615
  • GPU: Adreno 405
  • Operating System: Android 5.0 Lollipop with Zen UI 2.0
  • Display: 5.5-inch Full HD (1920×1080 pixels resolution, Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection)
  • RAM: 3GB
  • Storage: 16GB (expandable up to 128GB using microSD card)
  • Rear Camera: 13 mega pixel with dual tone flash, f/2.2 aperture, wide-angle (88-degree) lens and Laser Auto Focus
  • Front Camera: 13 mega pixel with dual tone flash and f/2.0 aperture
  • Battery: 3000mAh
  • Connectivity: 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS
  • Dimensions: 156.5×77.2 x0.8 ~ 3.9 mm
  • Weight: 170 grams
  • Dual SIM

Is there any other selfie smartphone that is worth mentioning in this list? Share with us in the comments section below.

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