Takes Two to Tango: Top 5 Dual-Camera Phones Under Rs 30,000

Dual camera phones are a dime a dozen these days. Smartphone cameras are evolving as we speak, and only a handful of users are content with a single lens rear camera – especially when dual rear camera setups are available for as low as Rs 15,000.

If you’re looking to buy a dual cam phone in the mid-range price bracket, there is no reason to compromise on quality. Here’s a list of best dual camera phones under Rs 30,000.

Disclaimer: Listed prices are based on best price available on different platforms online. 

The Lenovo Phab 2 Plus is a phablet with a 6.4 inch full HD screen. (Photo Courtesy: Lenovo)

First up, we have the Lenovo Phab 2 Plus in the phablet series. It is a beast of a device that packs in impressive specs like a Full HD display and 32GB internal storage with 3GB RAM. It also comes with 4050mAh battery.

The dual camera setup on the Phab 2 Plus is on the average side. The camera has an aperture of f/2.0 and comes with laser auto-focus. The overall build off the phone is good and is a great bargain in the lower mid-range segment.

Price: 14,999

The Honor 8 comes with a dual 12 megapixel camera setup. (Photo: The Quint)

The Honor 8 is an elegant looking smartphone that comes with a glass and metal combination. It sports a 5.2 inch full HD display and supports microSD card memory expansion. It runs on the Kirin 950 processor.

The dual camera on the Honor 8 is exceptional. It combines two 12 megapixel lenses to provide great output. The rear sensors have f/2.2 aperture, that helps capture landscapes and macros with good detail.

Price: Rs 24,990

Also Read: Review: Huawei Honor 8 Has Almost Everything You Need in a Phone

The Micromax Dual 5 is the latest flagship from the Indian company. (Photo: YouTube Screengrab)

The Dual 5 brings a lot more to the table than just the dual camera setup. The all-metal phone comes with 2.5D curved edge glass and feels like a premium phone. The 5.5-inch phone comes with 3,200mAh battery and runs Android Marshmallow.

It sports a 13 megapixel dual camera on the rear, both with f/1.8 aperture. The Dual 5's cameras are spectacular when it comes to colour reproduction, detail, and sharpness. It also supports 4K video recording with slow-motion and time lapse videos.

Price: Rs 24,999

The ASUS Zenfone 3 Zoom comes with Dual Pixel PDAF technology. (Photo: YouTube Screengrab)

ASUS was late to join the dual camera party, but they made sure to arrive in style. The Zenfone 3 Zoom sports a stylish design and boasts good specs like 4GB RAM and a Snapdragon 625 chipset. It comes with a mammoth 5,000 mAh battery, which allows a long stand-by.

The dual camera setup comes with f/1.7 aperture and has the ability to zoom in (upto 2.3x) without losing sharpness. It has a good camera but an average specs sheet.

Price: Rs 24,995

The Huawei P9 features LEICA lens on the rear camera. (Photo: The Quint)

Huawei P9 set a new standard in dual camera smartphones when it incorporated LEICA lenses in its cameras. The dual camera throws up amazing results. Each of the cameras has a 12-megapixel Sony sensor, with hybrid autofocus.

Huwaei was one of the first phones to introduce the ‘Bokeh effect’ on a phone. The phone has a powerful specs sheet – including a Kirin 955 chipset and 4GB RAM option. It also has an 8 megapixel front camera and packs in a 3000mAh battery.

Price: Rs 26,990

Also Read: Review: Huawei’s Leica-Toting P9 Flagship Takes Aim At the Elite