10 Top smartphones with 20MP rear camera and above (NOVEMBER)

If you like taking photos by your own smartphones, you may be thinking about camera-centric handset with higher megapixel numbers high megapixel camera. In order to provide you with a general view of some smartphones like that, we would like to introduce 10 best machines sporting 20MP rear cams and above to you!


1. HTC One ME: 20MP

HTC One ME specs inherit many great things from its predecessors HTC One E9+ and One M9+ like the polycarbonate and metal frame that cover HTC One ME. However, we think One ME has more interesting color variants like Meteor Gray, Rose Gold, and Gold Sepia. Additionally, this handset also sports a 64-bit 2.2GHz octa-core Helio X10 chipset, a 5.2″ 2K screen, a fingerprint sensor, 3GB RAM, 32GB ROM and a 2,840mAh battery.

One key selling point for One ME goes to its 20-megapixel primary camera with a dual LED flash, capable of taking 4K video. The 4MP UltraPixel secondary snapper will somehow satisfy selfie lovers. Moreover, for the front surface, the device will get a dual BoomSound speakers. In terms of OS, Sense 7 UI running on top of Android 5.0 Lollipop will power the whole phone.

2. Huawei Honor 7: 20MP

As for the design, Honor 7 owns an aluminium alloy cover with a 5.2″ Full HD display, the same as Huawei P8‘s. Kirin 935 64-bit octa-core processor is in charge of powering the whole phone, paired with 3GB RAM. You will have 2 choices over the ROM. One is 16GB and the other is 64GB of internal storage. Huawei Honor 7 also supports a dual SIM 4G LTE and microSD for further expansion up to 128GB.

Moving on, the Huawei Honor 7 specs also have a 20MP camera, which is absolutely excellent along with a Sony IMX230 Exmor RS sensor and fast Phase Detection Auto Focus. The front-facing snapper will make selfie lovers excited since it is capable of 8MP f/2.4 with 1.4micron pixel size, a 26 mm wide angle lens, a soft flash for better illumination and the latest version of Huawei’s auto “beautify” feature.

3. Samsung Galaxy K Zoom: 20.7MP


Samsung Galaxy K Zoom is a phone for you to “Kapture the moment”. It has a wonderful camera of 20.7 megapixels with BSI CMOS sensor, a 10xoptical zoom offering a focal range equivalent to 24-240mm, complete with optical image stabilisation. 

Samsung Galaxy K Zoom Specs:

– Display: 4.8″ HD SuperAMOLED
– Chip: Exynos 5260
– RAM: 2GB
– ROM: 8GB (expandable up to 64GB)
– Main camera: BSI-CMOS 20.7MP 1/2.3″, OIS, flash Xenon.
– Secomdary camera: 2MP
– Battery: 2.430mAh
– OS: Android 4.4.2 KitKat
– Thickness: 16.6mm.
– Weight: 200g

4. Elephone Vowney: 20.7MP

As for the basic Elephone Vowney specs, it sports a 5.5-inch Quad HD display plus nearly 535 ppi. The whole machine is powered by an octa-core 2.2GHz MediaTek MT6795 processor paired with 4GB RAM and 32GB of expandable storage.

Besides, Elephone Vowney camera on the back is capable of up to 20.7 megapixels (using a Sony Exmor IMX230 sensor) with autofocus and 4K video recording capability. The front-facing shooter is super cool, especially for selfie lovers, since it is an 8-megapixel one, promising that you will have much pretty shots of yourself and your friends. Other Vowney features include a 4,200mAh battery, a dual SIM, and a fingerprint scanner. Sound great!

5. Motorola Moto Turbo: 21MP

Motorola Moto Turbo was launched in March 2015 with a 5.2-inch 2K display (~565 ppi). The whole machine is powered by a 2.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor, 3GB RAM, and 64GB ROM (non-expandable). In terms of camera, it owns a 21MP primary one, which is so cool for those who love taking photos. Nonetheless, the front snapper is just capable of 2 megapixels for selfies. Some other Motorola Moto Turbo specs include Android 5.0.2 Lollipop OS and a 3900mAh non-removable battery.


4. Meizu PRO 5: 21MP

Meizu Pro 5 specs include a fingerprint scanner, a USB Type-C port and fast charging function allowing the handset’s battery to get 65% within 30 minutes. Moreover, this brand new Meizu machine owns an Exynos 7420 chip of Samsung. This processor is said to be one of the strongest smartphone chips in 2015 and used for 2 Samsung flagships: Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy Note 5.

On the other hand, Pro 5 sports a 5.7-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display, 3GB or 4GB RAM (2 versions for your choice), and a combo of 21 mega-pixel rear and 5 mega-pixel front camera. We can easily notice that Meizu has decided to make it big this time. Meizu Pro 5 is really equipped with most top features nowadays which can enable it to stand out on the mobile market.

7. Sony Xperia M5: 21.5MP

Sony Xperia M5 can be your perfect handset. It has a handy 5” with elegant body of 7.6 mm slim. Specs-wise, the Xperia M5 is powered by 3GB of RAM and powerful Helio X10 chip set.

For selfie lovers, this is more than the best smartphone you can find. We all know how reputed Sony cameras tend to be. Even with 2MP selfie from the Xperia Z2, no user ever complain about the image quality. Then with this Xperia M5 selfie camera spotting a 13MP sensor, any shoot you snap will surprise and satisfy you.

What is more amazing is its back cam coming wiht Exmor RS 21.5MP, phase detection autofocus, LED flash. You would find it hard to refuse such a powerful handset!

8. Sony Xperia Z5: 23MP

Not long ago, Sony Xperia Z5 camera was ranked as the number one smartphone in the list of devices capturing the most beautiful photos thanks to its 23 mega-pixel rear snapper whose sensor measures 1/2.3 inches and sports a maximum light sensitivity/ISO of12800 and 192 Autofocus Points. 

Sony Xperia Z5 Specs:

Dimensions146 x 72 x 7.3mm
Weight154 grams
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 810
Storage32GB (expandable)
Display5.2-inch 1080p
ConnectivityWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.1, NFC, A-GPS / Glonass, USB 2.0
CameraRear: 23MP with Exmor RS sensor, fast autofocus, 4K video capture and output, 23mm wide-angle G Lens, 5x clear image, HDR, ISO 12800 photo / 4000 vide, Steadyshot techFront: 5MP
OSAndroid 5.1 Lollipop with Sony UI
Battery2,900mAh (“two days usage from a single charge”)

9. Gionee Elife E8: 24MP

The unique selling point of Gionee Elife E8 is its ability to take 120MP photos by its 24MP rear shooter cooperating with software. In other words, the sensor takes advantage of PDAF (phase detection autofocus) to have an extremely fast focus speed from 0.08 to 0.20 seconds, according to Gionee company. That’s really fast! As for the front cam, 8MP can make your selfies look great!

Looking closer to the Gionee Elife E8 Specs, we learn that the handset is powered by MediaTek MT6795 (aka Helio X10) octa-core 64-bit CPU and 3GB RAM. Additionally, there are 64GB of storage and a microSD card slot to expand to memory if you wish to. On the other hand, Elife E8 owns a 6″ 2K screen, fingerprint scanner, 3,520mAh battery and Amigo UI 3.1 based on Android 5.1 Lollipop.

10. Lumia 1020: 41MP

It’s gonna be a big mistake if we do not mention Lumia 1020. This beasts boasts a 41MP back cam supported by Carl Zeiss optics, optical image stabilization, auto/manual focus, Xenon and LED flash.

Lumia 1020 Specs:

– Display: 4.5-inch 768 x 1280 pixels (~332 ppi pixel density) AMOLED
– OS: Microsoft Windows Phone 8, upgradeable to v8.1
– Processor: Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon S4 Plus dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait
– RAM: 2GB
– ROM: 32/64 GB (Telefonica exclusive)
– Rear camera: 41MP (38 MP effective, 7152 x 5368 pixels), Carl Zeiss optics, optical image stabilization, auto/manual focus, Xenon & LED flash
– Front camera: 1.2MP, [email protected]
– Battery: 2,000mAh


Well, those are the 10 great devices coming with high resolution rear cameras. Hope that you can find a perfect one for yourself to capture all the beautiful moments in life. If you want to suggest other options, please feel free to comments and share your opinions with us!