Generally speaking, the cameras on smartphones have matured and most of them are good. At the very top of the food chain are the best of the best – those camera phones with the most outstanding cameras. If you are hunting for the best camera phones of 2018 that money can buy, we have a definitive list.
We are publishing this list at this time because all the manufacturers have launched their expected flagships, which means that all the candidates for the year’s best camera phones are at the table now. Are we in for any surprises this year?
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The Best Camera Phones Of 2018
We have sourced our list from DxOMark Mobile’s benchmarking of smartphone cameras, and the results are intriguing. Here are the phones with the best cameras you can buy today:
- Huawei P20 Pro
- HTC U12+
- Huawei P20
- Samsung Galaxy S9+
- Xiaomi Mi 8
- Google Pixel 2
- Apple iPhone X
- Huawei Mate 10 Pro
- Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S
- OnePlus 6
Note how the competition have pushed Google Pixels and Apple iPhones out of the top 5. Amazing. Also, the top three smartphones are from Huawei and HTC, and in the top 5 is a Xiaomi smartphone.
OnePlus also made the top 10 list, which is another impressive feat.
In all, Huawei not only has the best camera phone of 2018, namely Huawei P20 Pro, the company also has a total of 3 phones on the top 10 list. This suggests that Huawei have been fine-tuning their camera technology. One great camera phone can be a fluke. But three?
There is one more surprise on this list. Another Chinese manufacturer, Xiaomi, has two phones listed.
Every other brand that makes an appearance has only one device each on this list of the best camera phones of 2018.
So, if you want the best – nothing but the best camera phones that money can buy right now, these are the best of the best. The positions of some of them on the list may even be arguable, but all of them have cameras that produce stunning photographs and videos.
You can read up on how DxOMark Mobile scores smartphone cameras HERE.