Smartphones have come a long way in terms of hardware and also features. A decade back we had only cameras which could record videos in VGA resolution, but now we have cameras which goes upto 41MP in resolution. Video recording have also improved drastically and with the availability of ultra HD playback devices and also YouTube supporting 4k resolution, cameras in smartphones have also started supporting high resolution videos.
4K or 3840 x 2160p resolution is higher than the conventional Full HD (1080p) and offers better overall clarity and more detailing. In this article, we take a look at some of the best smartphones with 4k recording support.
The phone comes with a 5.5 inch Full HD display at 1080p and runs on a 2.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 8974AC quad-core processor with 3GB of RAM and a massive 3100 mAh battery. The phone also comes with 16/ 64GB of internal storage, 5MP front camera and 13MP rear camera with Sony Exmor IMX 214 sensor and dual-LED flash. The device runs on optimized version of CyanogenMod based on Android 4.4 KitKat, so expect more features than the core Android. The phone is just 8.9mm thin and has extremely thin bezels on the sides.
Buy Now | Price : INR 21,998.00
Mi4 sports a 5-inch Full HD display and is powered by a 2.5GHz Snapdragon 801 quad-core processor paired with 3GB of RAM. On the imaging front, it has a 13-megapixel rear camera and 8-megapixel front-facing camera. It runs Android KitKat with the MIUI 6 skin, which will be updated to MIUI 6.5. The device also features 3080 mAh battery and comes in two variants –16 GB variant and 64 GB variant, both of the fastest eMMC 5.0 kind.
Buy Now | Price: Rs. 17,999
Samsung Galaxy S6
Samsung Galaxy S6 sport a 5.1-inch QHD Super AMOLED display and comes with Samsung’s Exynos Octa Core Processor with 3GB of RAM. It is available in 32, 64, or 128GB of internal storage options. The front and rear panel is protected by Gorilla Glass 4. The phones come with Android 5.0 Lollipop out of the box. On the imaging front, there is 16-megapixel f/1.9 cameras with optical image stabilization and can record videos in 4k resolution. There is also 5MP front snapper for selfies and video calls.The device pricing Starts @ INR 49,500.
Buy Now | Price : Rs. 43,900
Samsung Galaxy Note 4
The phone comes with a 5.7-inch (1440 x 2560 pixels) QHD Super AMOLED display, powered by a 2.7 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 805 processor with Adreno 420 GPU and runs on Android 4.4 (KitKat) with new Samsung UI. It has a new back cover and a metal frame. It has a 16-megapixel rear camera with Smart OIS and a 3.7-megapixel front-facing camera with f/1.9 aperture. It has S Pen Stylus, Finger Scanner for a secure, biometric screen locking feature and mobile payments, S Health 3.5 and more. It has 3200 mAh battery with Ultra Power Saving Mode.
Buy Now | Price: Rs. 41,999
Google Nexus 6
The new Nexus 6 comes with a 6-inch Quad HD display with a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels and a pixel density of 496ppi. The device is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 chipset with 2.65GHz quad-core CPU and features 3GB of RAM. The device sports a 13 megapixel f/2.0 rear camera with optical image stabilization and dual-LED flash. There is also 2 megapixel front facing shooter. The storage on the device is at 32GB or 64GB. It also comes with a Turbo Charger, so you can get up to six hours of use with only 15 minutes of charge. The battery capacity is at 3,200mAh and it comes in two colors- Midnight Blue and Cloud White.
Buy Now | Price: Rs. 36,999
Motorola has finally released the Motorola Moto Turbo in India. The device comes with a 5.2 (1440×2560 pixels) AMOLED display. It is powered by 2.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 (APQ8084) processor and runs Android 5.0 (Lollipop). On the imaging front it features 21MP rear camera with dual LED flash and 2MP front-facing camera. The device is water resistant and has 3GB RAM and 64GB internal memory. Connectivity features include 4G LTE / 3G, WiFi 802.11a/g/b/n/ac (dual band), Bluetooth 4.0 LE, GPS, GLONASS, NFC and it also packs a 3900 mAh battery.
Buy Now | Price: Rs. 41,999
LG G3 comes with 5.5 inch Quad HD 2560×1440 display and run on Android 4.2.2, KitKat. The phone comes with an advanced 13MP camera with OIS+ and laser autofocus and 2.1MP front camera.The phone also runs on a Snapdragon 801 processor with 2GB RAM. There will also be 16GB internal storage included in the device. The device will also come with a 3000mAh battery like LG G2.
Buy Now | Price: Rs. 40,492
Sony Xperia Z3
Xperia Z3 has the same 5.2-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Triluminos Display with Live Colour LED powered by X-Reality . It also has curved design and is just 7.3mm thick.The device is powered by 2.5 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 processor with Adreno 330 GPU and runs on Android 4.4 (KitKat). It has a 20.7-megapixel rear camera with 4K video recording and a 2.2-megapixel 1080p front-facing camera with EXMOR R sensor. It has IP65/68 ratings for dust and water resistance.The device also comes with 3GB RAM and 16GB internal storage which is expandable to 128GB via microSD card.
Buy Now | Price: Rs. 39,990
The device spots a massive 5.2 inch display with resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and runs on Google Android v4.4 KitKat with customized FunTouch OS as an add on. The device is powered by 2.5 GHz quad core Snapdragon 801 processor with 3 GB of RAM. It also comes with 32 GB of internal storage and 2600 mAh battery.The handset posses a Sony-made 13MP sensor with optical image stabilization and a large f/1.8 aperture as primary camera. It also has 8MP front facing camera with a single LED flash in the front too which makes it a real camera-centric phone.
Price: Rs. 35,000
The phone comes with 5-inch 1080p display, 20 megapixel PureView camera, 2 GB of RAM, 32 GB of internal storage, Qi wireless charging and a 2.2 GHz Snapdragon 800 processor. The device comes with Windows Phone 8.1. Nokia Lumia 930 blends the striking good looks of Lumia devices with an elegant and unique design all of its own; gorgeous aluminium frame, metallic accents, and a nicely curved polycarbonate back with vibrant colour choices of bright orange, bright green, black and white.
Buy Now | Price: Rs. 37,999
Samsung Galaxy Alpha
The device comes with a 4.7-inch HD Super AMOLED display as well as an advanced camera and real time HDR for an unrivalled viewing and photo experience. The device runs on Octa core processor with 2GB RAM and also features 12MP (rear) and a 2.1MP (front) camera. It has Android 4.4.4 (KitKat) out of the box and supports 4G LTE. e removable back cover has smooth finish. It has Finger Scanner for a secure, biometric screen locking feature and mobile payments and a built-in heart rate monitor. It also comes with 32GB internal storage. The camera on the device can record videos in 4k.
Buy Now | Price: Rs. 39,999
LG G Flex 2
The device spots a 5.5 inch Full HD P-OLED display. It is powered by 2.0Ghz Snapdragon 810 64Bit Octa Core processor and runs Android Lollipop v 5.0. On the imaging front, it features 13MP rear camera with laser auto focus, 2.1MP front shooter.It also features 2GB RAM and 16GB/ 32GB internal storage which is expandable upto 2TB with micro SD card. The device has 4G LTE support and packs a 3000mAh battery. The G Flex 2 is is smaller and 15 percent lighter than G Flex. The phone comes with a 23-degree arc which provides a better viewing experience.
Buy Now | Price :Rs. 53,500