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Top 5 Selfie Smartphones Launched in 2017

A couple of years on and the selfie wars are still raging. Throughout the year 2017, manufacturers have been battling hard to satiate the fundamental selfie demand of the Indian youth with a set of competent devices.

This year, we have seen phones with selfie-centric features like dual front cameras, AI based beautification, Live beautification that works across multiple apps, high-resolution selfie sensors and more. And if you are looking for one, we have compiled a list that should help. Here are the best selfie phones under Rs. 25,000 launched in 2017.

Vivo v7+

Vivo v7+ launched a couple of months back in India with 24 MP frontal shooter which comes with LED flashlight and a f/2.0 aperture lens. Though the camera hardware sees a minor upgrade, the selfie quality has improved by leaps and bounds in the current generation Vivo flagship phone.

You can effortlessly capture detailed selfies with just the right metering. The camera is also supported by a capable beautify and software powered portrait mode. This can be a good selfie smartphone if your budget is 22,000 INR.

Micromax Canvas Infinity Pro

Micromax surprised everyone with its affordable full-view display phone, the Canvas Infinity, a few months back. Quite recently, the domestic manufacturer also introduced its upgraded version dubbed as the Canvas Infinity Pro, priced at 13,999 INR.

The Canvas Infinity Pro packs 20 MP primary front camera assisted by another 8 MP secondary front camera and LED flash. The additional sensor is used for depth sensing or for the portrait mode. The resulting selfies have quite admirable bokeh when clicked in adequate lighting. If you are looking for a selfie phone with a full view display under 15,000, the Canvas Infinity Pro is worth considering.

Oppo F5 youth

Oppo F5 is a selfie-focused smartphone which has 20 MP front camera with f/ 2.0 aperture and 1/2.8″ sensor and captures great selfies. The major drawback is it doesn’t come with flash, but It comes with a new feature called A.I. beauty recognition technology which can scan 200 facial recognition spots and offers you a beautiful selfie. It also has portrait mode and face unlock feature and is available for 19,990 INR.

ASUS Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro

ASUS had announced its Zenfone 4 Selfie series in India in the month of September 2017. As the name suggests, it has been specially designed to shoot awesome selfies. The handset employs two 12MP selfie cameras. There is 12 MP primary front camera with soft LED flashlight, f/1.8 aperture, and Sony IMX362 sensor. Another 12 MP secondary front camera has 120-degree wide angle lens and is better suited for groupies.

Honor 9i

Honor 9i, which was launched recently comes with dual cameras on both front and rear. The extra sensor, on both front and rear, are used for depth sensing and adding blur to image backdrop.

The selfie camera shoots good quality bokeh images as well as regular selfies. Other than a capable selfie camera, the Honor 9i also flaunts a slim full metal body and a full-view 18:9 full HD display. The Kirin 659 chipset paired with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage also ensures smooth performance. You can buy it for 17,999 INR.

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