Best 48 MP Camera Mobile Phones (2022)

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By Dhriti Datta | Price Updated 21-Jun-2022

The camera phones segment has been moving at a rapid pace over the past few years. The 48 MP lens remains one of the most trusted for clicking crisp, detailed photos. Many phones on the market offer 48 MP primary cameras that rival some with higher megapixel counts. If you are still looking for the latest 48 MP camera smartphones and cannot decide which is the best 48 mp camera mobile phone to buy, here are your options. We list down the best 48 MP Camera phones in India, which offer the right combination of connectivity and performance. These 48 MP camera mobile phones offer the right balance between performance and build quality. And of course, promise to click beautiful photos that help you capture the important moments in your life. Here's our list of the best phones with 48mp camera.

1. ONEPLUS 10 PRO

  • 6.7" (3216 X 1440) Screen Size
  • 50 + 48 + 8 | 32 MP Camera
  • 8 GB RAM
  • 5000 mAh Battery

The OnePlus 10 Pro comes with you get a 48MP primary lens along with an 8MP telephoto camera and a 50MP ultrawide shooter. The main sensor and telephoto shooter remain the same as the previous gen phones, but the ultra-wide lens is a new Samsung JN1 sensor with 150-degree FOV. The phone comes with Hasselblad Color Calibration as well. The phone comes with 8GB of base RAM which can be paired with 128 or 256GB internal storage. There are also 12GB RAM variants available for this device. The phone comes with an LTPO2 AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate and HDR10+ support. You get a 6.7-inch panel with 1440 x 3216 resolution. The phone also comes with IP68 certification for protection against external elements. It is powered by the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC and comes with the Adreno 730 GPU.

Pros
  • Gorgeous display
  • Robust and unique design
  • Excellent main & telephoto lenses
  • Balanced performance
  • Great battery life
Cons
  • Not the OxygenOS we have come to love
  • Ultra-wide camera is a downgrade
  • No official IP rating
  • No macro mode
  • No PD support with fast charging adapter
SPECIFICATION
Processor:Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Octa-core core (1x3.00, 3x2.50, 4x1.80)
Memory:8 GB RAM, 128 GB Storage
Display:6.7″ (3216 X 1440) screen, 525 PPI, 120 Hz Refresh Rate
Camera:50 + 48 + 8 MPTriple Rear camera, 32 MP Front Camera with Video recording
Battery:5000 mAh battery with fast Charging and USB Type-C port
SIM:Dual SIM
Features:LED Flash

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2. MI 11X

  • 6.67" (1080 x 2400) Screen Size
  • 48 + 8 + 5 | 20 MP Camera
  • 6 GB RAM
  • 4520 mAh Battery

The Mi 11X has been launched at a starting price of Rs 29,999 for the 6GB RAM+128GB storage variant. The more powerful 8GB RAM+128GB storage has been announced at a price of Rs 31,999. In terms of specs, Xiaomi's Mi 11X comes with a 6.67-inches display capable of handling up to Full-HD+ (1,080x2,400 pixels) resolutions. The panel is AMOLED in technology and offers support for 120Hz refresh rates. Under the hood, there is the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 SoC, paired with up to 8GB of RAM. The phone also comes with up to 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage. Further, it offers support for features such as 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth, and there's also a USB Type-C port for connectivity. For security, we have an in-display fingerprint sensor. The phone is backed by a 4,520mAh battery that supports 33W fast charging. The Mi 11X is also quite impressive when it comes to cameras. The phone offers a triple rear camera setup with a 48-megapixel primary sensor. This sits next to an 8-megapixel secondary sensor with an ultra-wide-angle lens and a third 5-megapixel sensor. The cameras offer good performance for the price and capture well-detailed shots in all lighting conditions.

SPECIFICATION
Processor:Qualcomm SM8250-AC Snapdragon 870 5G Octa-core core (1x3.2 GHz, 3x2.42 GHz, 4x1.80 GHz)
Memory:6 GB RAM, 128 GB Storage
Display:6.67″ (1080 x 2400) screen, 395 PPI
Camera:48 + 8 + 5 MPTriple Rear camera, 20 MP Front Camera with Video recording
Battery:4520 mAh battery with fast Charging and USB Type-C port
SIM:Dual SIM with 5G support
Features:LED Flash

3. REDMI NOTE 10

  • 6.43" (2340 x 1080) Screen Size
  • 48 + 8 + 2 + 2 | 13 MP Camera
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 5000 mAh Battery

The Redmi Note 10 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 678 chipset, a mildly-upgraded version of the Snapdragon 675 SoC. It also gets a Super AMOLED display, a 48MP primary lens, a large 5,000mAh battery, and an elegant design. The screen’s resolution is Full HD+ and it is 6.43-inches in size. You also get an 8MP ultra-wide camera which some phone manufacturers tend to skip at this price point. The 48MP lens takes good shots during the day and acceptable ones at night. In other areas, the phone is also IP53 dust and water resistant, which is also a rarity at this price point. Apart from this, there are other interesting features with the Redmi Note 10, however, the gaming performance, as per our tests, isn’t up to the mark. Alongside the Snapdragon 678 SoC, you have 4GB or 6GB LPDDR4x RAM and 128GB UFS2.2 internal storage. The processor coupled with the RAM keeps the phone functioning well in day-to-day activities. The large 5,000mAh battery is powered by a 33W fast charger included in the box. You have a triple card slot that houses two nanoSIMs and one microSD card that can be used to expand the memory of the phone by up to 512GB.

Pros
  • Eye-catching design.
  • Good camera output from the primary camera.
  • Good display and great battery life.
Cons
  • Disappointing gaming performance.
  • Ultra wide camera has poor low light performance.
SPECIFICATION
Processor:Qualcomm SDM678 Snapdragon 678 Octa-core core (2x2.2 GHz, 6x1.7 GHz)
Memory:4 GB RAM, 64 GB Storage
Display:6.43″ (2340 x 1080) screen, 398 PPI
Camera:48 + 8 + 2 + 2 MPQuad Rear camera, 13 MP Front Camera with Video recording
Battery:5000 mAh battery with fast Charging and USB Type-C port
SIM:Dual SIM
Features:LED Flash, Dust proof and water resistant
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4. IQOO 9

  • 6.78" (1080 x 2400) Screen Size
  • 48 + 13 + 13 | 16 MP Camera
  • 8 GB RAM
  • ‎4350 mAh Battery

The iQOO 9 is a gaming-centric phone that comes equipped with a 48MP IMX 598 primary lens. It also comes packing a 13MP wide-angle camera and a 13MP portrait lens. The phone comes with gimbal stabilisation technology that allows users to take photos with minimal shake or blur. The phone houses the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC paired with 8GB/12GB RAM and 128GB/256GB internal storage. The device runs Android 12 with Funtouch OS 12 on top. It has a 4,350mAh battery as well. As for the display, it has a 6.56-inch FHD+ panel with 120Hz refresh rate. There are also some gaming-centric features such as a liquid cooling system, dual X-axis linear motor, 300Hz touch sampling rate, and dual stereo speakers.

SPECIFICATION
Processor:Qualcomm Snapdragon 888+ 5G Octa core (1x3.00, 3x2.50, 4x1.80)
Memory:8 GB RAM, 128 Storage
Display:6.78″ (1080 x 2400) screen, 388 PPI, 120 Hz Refresh Rate
Camera:48 + 13 + 13 MPTriple Rear camera, 16 MP Front Camera with Video recording
Battery:‎4350 mAh battery with fast Charging and USB Type-C port
SIM:Dual SIM with 5G support
Features:LED Flash

5. ONEPLUS 9R

  • 6.55" (1080 x 2400) Screen Size
  • 48 + 16 + 8 + 2 | 16 MP Camera
  • 8 GB RAM
  • 4500 mAh Battery

The OnePlus 9R is priced starting at Rs 39,999 for the 8GB+128GB variant and Rs 43,999 for the 12GB+256GB storage option. The OnePlus 9R features a 6.55-inch Full HD+ resolution AMOLED display with a punch-hole cutout for the selfie camera. The display also supports a 120Hz refresh rate and is topped with a layer of 2.5D Gorilla Glass. The OnePlus 9R is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 processor which was announced earlier this year as a follow-up to the Snapdragon 865 series of chipsets. This is paired with upto 12GB RAM and up to 256GB storage options to choose from. OnePlus 9R has quad cameras on the back headlined by a 48MP primary camera that uses Sony IMX586 sensor with OIS support, a 16MP ultra-wide-angle camera with 123-degree field-of-view, a 5MP macro camera and a 2MP monochrome camera. There’s a 16MP selfie camera on the front, housed within the notch cutout.

Pros
  • Premium design and build
  • Good display
  • Powerful performance
Cons
  • Uses old camera sensors
  • No curved display
SPECIFICATION
Processor:Qualcomm SM8250-AC Snapdragon 870 5G Octa-core core (1x3.2 GHz, 3x2.42 GHz, 4x1.80 GHz)
Memory:8 GB RAM, 128 GB Storage
Display:6.55″ (1080 x 2400) screen, 402 PPI
Camera:48 + 16 + 8 + 2 MPQuad Rear camera, 16 MP Front Camera with Video recording
Battery:4500 mAh battery with fast Charging and USB Type-C port
SIM:Dual SIM
Features:LED Flash

6. POCO M3 PRO

  • 6.5" (1080 x 2400) Screen Size
  • 48 + 2 + 2 | 8 MP Camera
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 5000 mAh Battery

The Poco M3 Pro comes with a triple camera array consisting of a 48-megapixel primary sensor, a 2MP macro lens and a 2MP depth shooter. For selfies, you get a modest 8-megapixel lens. The phone comes with a 6.5-inch IPS LCD display with FHD+ resolution and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. You get the MediaTek Dimensity 700 SoC and Android 11 OS out of the box with MIUI on top.The phone also houses a large 5,000mAh battery with 18W fast charging support.

SPECIFICATION
Processor:MediaTek MT6833 Dimensity 700 5G Octa core (2x2.2 GHz, 6x2.0 GHz)
Memory:4 GB RAM, 64 GB Storage
Display:6.5″ (1080 x 2400) screen, 405 PPI
Camera:48 + 2 + 2 MPTriple Rear camera, 8 MP Front Camera with Video recording
Battery:5000 mAh battery with fast Charging and USB Type-C port
SIM:Dual SIM with 5G support
Features:LED Flash
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7. VIVO X60

  • 6.56" (1080 x 2376) Screen Size
  • 48 + 13 + 13 | 32 MP Camera
  • 12 GB RAM
  • 4300 mAh Battery

The Vivo X60 is priced starting at Rs 37,990 for the base variant with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage and Rs 41,990 for the 12GB+256GB storage option. The Vivo X60 measures 7.4 millimetres in thickness and weighs 176 grams. The Vivo X60 features a 6.56-inch Full HD+ (2376x1080 pixels) resolution AMOLED display with a punch-hole notch cutout. The X60 has a flat-screen. The phone uses a Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 processor that has an octa-core CPU running at up to 3.2GHz and Adreno 650 GPU. This is paired with up to 12GB RAM and 256GB storage options to choose from. You get a 48-megapixel primary lens with PDAF and OIS. You also get two 13 MP cameras – a telephoto lens and an ultrawide lens.

SPECIFICATION
Processor:Qualcomm SM8250-AC Snapdragon 870 5G Octa-core core (1x3.2 GHz, 3x2.42 GHz, 4x1.80 GHz)
Memory:12 GB RAM, 256 GB Storage
Display:6.56″ (1080 x 2376) screen, 398 PPI
Camera:48 + 13 + 13 MPTriple Rear camera, 32 MP Front Camera with Video recording
Battery:4300 mAh battery with fast Charging and USB Type-C port
SIM:Dual SIM
Features:LED Flash

8. POCO X3 PRO

  • 6.67" (1080 x 2400) Screen Size
  • 48 + 8 | 20 MP Camera
  • 6 GB RAM
  • 5160 mAh Battery

The Poco X3 Pro is the latest under Rs 20,000 segment phone from the company. It comes with a big 6.67-inch Full HD+ resolution display that also supports up to an adaptive 120Hz refresh rate. The phone offers a selfie camera housed inside a punch-hole. The new Poco phone comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 860 chipset under the hood. This is an octa-core solution with a CPU running at up to 2.96GHz and Adreno 640 GPU. The SoC is paired with up to 8GB RAM and 128GB of UFS 3.1 storage. As for the software, the device runs on MIUI 12 and Poco Launcher which is based on Android 11 out-of-the-box. For cameras, the device brings with itself a 48MP primary camera, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera with a 119-degree field of view, a 2MP macro camera and a 2MP depth sensor. On the front, there is a 20MP selfie camera housed within the notch cutout.

SPECIFICATION
Processor:Qualcomm Snapdragon 860 Octa-core core (1x2.96 GHz, 3x2.42 GHz, 4x1.78 GHz)
Memory:6 GB RAM, 128 GB Storage
Display:6.67″ (1080 x 2400) screen, 395 PPI
Camera:48 + 8 MPDual Rear camera, 20 MP Front Camera with Video recording
Battery:5160 mAh battery with fast Charging and USB Type-C port
SIM:Dual SIM
Features:LED Flash, Dust proof and water resistant

9. POCO M3

  • 6.53" (1080 x 2340) Screen Size
  • 48 + 2 + 2 | 8 MP Camera
  • 6 GB RAM
  • 6000 mAh Battery

Poco M3 offers a large capacity battery, triple cameras on the back and a striking new design. The Poco M3 also has an extended camera module with a textured back panel which looks eye-catching. The phone measures 9.6 millimetres at its thickest point and weighs 198 grams. It is being offered in Cool Blue, Poco Yellow and Power Black colours to choose from. It features a 6.53-inch Full HD+ resolution display with a waterdrop notch cutout for the selfie camera. This gives the screen a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and is further topped with a layer of Gorilla Glass 3. The Poco M3 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 processor with an octa-core CPU and Adreno 610 GPU. The Poco M3 has a triple camera setup on the back that consists of a primary 48MP camera with an f/1.8 aperture, a 2MP macro camera and a 2MP depth sensor. On the front, there is an 8MP selfie camera housed within the notch cutout. The rear camera can record videos in 1080p at 30FPS. The phone has stereo speakers and a side-mounted fingerprint reader. For batteries, it is fitted with a 6,000mAh pack that supports 18W fast charging.

Pros
  • Impressive battery life
  • Stereo speakers
  • Striking design
Cons
  • Mediocre cameras
  • Slow charging
  • Lots of preinstalled apps
SPECIFICATION
Processor:Qualcomm SM6115 Snapdragon 662 Octa core (4x2.0 GHz, 4x1.8 GHz)
Memory:6 GB RAM, 64 GB Storage
Display:6.53″ (1080 x 2340) screen, 395 PPI
Camera:48 + 2 + 2 MPTriple Rear camera, 8 MP Front Camera with Video recording
Battery:6000 mAh battery with fast Charging and USB Type-C port
SIM:Dual SIM
Features:LED Flash
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List of Best 48 MP Camera Mobile Phones (Jul 2022)

Best 48 MP Camera Mobile Phones Seller Price
OnePlus 10 Pro Amazon ₹ 66,999
Mi 11X Amazon ₹ 27,999
Redmi Note 10 Amazon ₹ 13,999
iQOO 9 Amazon ₹ 42,990
OnePlus 9R Amazon ₹ 36,999
Poco M3 Pro Flipkart ₹ 13,999
Vivo X60 Amazon ₹ 39,990
Poco X3 Pro Amazon ₹ 23,490
Poco M3 Amazon ₹ 13,385
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