Let’s face it, If you are looking to buy a phone with the best camera system in Nigeria, you should have a high budget i.e anything from NGN 300,000 and above, and these phones are grouped into two main categories; the Flagships and the Mid-rangers.
In Nigeria, iPhones are considered to be the absolute best in camera/photography, but we have come a long way that even the iPhones are lacking in some areas due to the innovation that Android manufacturers always come up with every year.
When it comes to phones with the best camera systems, five major brands come to mind; Apple, Samsung, Huawei, Google, and Xiaomi. These brands have shown exceptional performances when it comes to improving their phone’s camera systems, be it the Flagships, or the Mid-rangers.
In this article, i will be listing 10 Flaghips with the best camera system on a phone, and 10 Mid-rangers with the best camera system at the mid-range price level, all in Nigeria.
Phones with the best camera in Nigeria (Flagships)
1. Google Pixel 7 Pro
Google really outdo themselves with the release of the Pixel 7 series. The Pixel 7 Pro came with a new 50MP main sensor, a 48MP telephoto, and 12MP ultrawide cameras. Combining this setup with their improved photography software, Google made the phone with the best camera for 2022.
2. Apple iPhone 14 Pro
It’s no surprise the an iPhone is on this list. Apple has been exceptional in photography for the last seven years, and the release of the iPhone 14 Pro saw a new 48MP main camera, combined with the regular 12MP telephoto and 12MP ultrawide cameras making it one of the top 30 best camera phones to buy in Nigeria.
3. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra
Did you think we would miss the almighty S22 Ultra, of course not. Just like apple, Samsung is also consistent in giving us some of the best camera systems in a Phone and the Galaxy S22 Ultra isn’t left out. It still has a 108MP main camera, 10MP telephoto, 10MP periscope telephoto, and 12MP ultrawide cameras. easily one of the good quality cameras.
4. Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4
Samsung launched the fourth generation of their folding phones last year august. The Galaxy Z Fold 4 has the same camera setup as the Galaxy S22+; a 50MP main camera, 10MP telephoto and 12MP ultrawide cameras. This phone’s cameras take excellent photos and its available in Nigeria on Jumia.
5. Xiaomi 12S Ultra
The Xiaomi 12S Ultra was what i initially thought would be the best camera system this year, nevertheless this is one of the phones with the best camera in nigeria. It comes with a 50MP main camera which is a 1-inch sensor, a 48MP periscope telephoto, and 48MP ultrawide cameras. This is a seriously good camera system.
6. Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4
The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 deserves an honorable mention on this list, even though it has just a 12MP main and 12MP ultrawide cameras. The phone was launched alongside Z Fold 4, and Samsung did their magic on it’s cameras like they always do.
7. Huawei Mate 50
Huawei has always been making some of the best cameras in a phone, but witnessed a decline in 2020 due to the US. ban, but that didn’t stop them from making one of the best camera systems for the Huawei Mate 50 Pro. This device has a 50MP main camera, 64MP periscope telephoto and 13MP ultrawide cameras.
8. Vivo X80 Pro
Since the release of the the X series, Vivo has been a major contender when it comes to smartphone photography, and the Vivo X80 Pro isn’t left out. It has a 50MP main camera, 12MP telephoto and 8MP periscope telephoto cameras, and a 48MP ultrawide camera. It is one of the top 30 best camera phones out there.
9. Google Pixel 7
The Pixel 7 series brought the best camera system of last year, and the Pixel 7 isn’t left out of this list. it comes with a new 50MP main and 12MP ultrawide cameras. despite it missing the telephoto camera that the Pro model has, the Pixel 7 still has that good camera software that backs it up, making it a good phone for photography.
10. Samsung Galaxy S22+
The Samsung Galaxy S22+ is one of the phones with the best cameras in Nigeria currently. It has the same camera setup as a Z Fold 4; a 50MP main camera, 10MP telephoto and 12MP ultrawide cameras and it takes great shots. It’s definitely a bang for your buck.
Phones with the best camera in Nigeria (Mid-rangers)
1. Google Pixel 6A
In a surprising turnout, the Google Pixel 6A had one of the best cameras this year, and it isn’t even a flagship phone. The phone just has a 12MP main camera, and a 12MP ultrawide camera, but still manages to be the best mid-range camera phone in Nigeria.
2. Nothing Phone 1
Nothing is one of the newcomers in the phone industry but still manages to make a good camera system due to it’s experienced founder. The Nothing Phone 1 has a 50MP main and 50MP ultrawide camera, a good combo that makes this one of the top 50 best camera phones.
3. Samsung Galaxy A53 5G
As we all might know, Samsung pays attention to the cameras on its A-series phones, and the Galaxy A53 5G is at the top of Samsung mid-range phones. This phone has a 64MP main camera, 12MP ultrawide, 12MP depth and 12MP macro cameras. its selfie camera is a 32MP sensor.
4. Xiaomi 12 Lite
The Xiaomi 12 Lite is part of the Xiaomi 12 flagship series, but i consider it a Mid-ranger because of its price. this phone is one the top 50 best camera phones to buy in Nigeria. It has a 108MP main camera, 8MP ultrawide, and 2MP macro cameras. The selfie camera is a 32MP sensor.
5. Tecno Camon 19 Pro
The Camon 19 series from tecno really changed our perspective of Tecno when it comes to mobile photography. The Camon 19 Pro features a 64MP main camera, a 50MP telephoto camera, and a 2MP depth sensor, a good combination making it one of the top 50 best camera phones. The selfie camera is a 32MP sensor.
6. Oppo Reno 8 Pro
Oppo Reno 8 Pro is one of the midrange phones with the best camera system in Nigeria. The phone has a 64MP main camera, a 2MP depth and a 2MP microscope cameras, while the selfie camera is a 32MP sensor. This is a great choice for those whose budget is under NGN 300,000.
7. iPhone SE 3
The power of Apple’s photography software can not be overestimated. Despite only having a single 12MP camera, and a 7MP selfie camera, the iphone SE 3 will still produce better photos than most mid-rangers in the market currently, making it one of the best camera phones for it’s price.
8. Infinix Zero Ultra
The Infinix Zero Ultra is one of the surprising phones from Infinix this year, and that’s cause it is one of the early adopters of the 200MP main camera sensor. Other cameras on this phone include a 13MP ultrawide and 2MP depth cameras. The selfie camera is a 32MP sensor. This is currently on of the best camera phones in the Nigerian market today.
9. Realme 10 Pro
Realme is also doing a lot with their products, though they aren’t really in Nigeria yet, and the Realme 10 Pro does amazingly well when it comes to photography. The phone has a 108MP main camera and a 2MP depth camera. The selfie camera is a 16MP camera.
10. Infinix Zero 20
The Infinix Zero 20 was marketed by infinix as one of the best smartphones for vlogging in Nigeria due to its amazing selfie camera, and i won’t lie, its truly amazing. This phone has a 108MP main camera, 13MP ultrawide and 2MP depth cameras. It’s one of the top 50 camera phones in the Nigerian market today.