As far as the smartphone options are concerned, we’ve covered plenty of devices for the potential consumers at different price point. But have you ever imagined, the smartphone is not just a daily device but also a profession oriented gadget, especially for those who are involved in the visual content market such as YouTubers, vloggers, content producers etc.
So here is the deal; we’ve come up with a list of best 5 smartphones to buy for vloggers and Youtubers in 2017. So that you can choose the best out of 5 that suits your preferences.
Here are the top 5 smartphones for all the video bloggers and YouTubers outthere.
This one is a clear outperformer of 2017. As far as the design and display quotient goes; Samsung is simply the king. From YouTuber’s perspective, S8 is worth buying considering its camera specs for better-looking videos; both for the front as well as on the rear. If you are a YouTuber or vlogger and you shoot your videos frequently from your smartphone then Galaxy S8 is the best option available in the market, just forget iPhone 7 plus or OP 5. The Galaxy S8’s camera is simply the best in the market for now.
It features a 5.8-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1440 pixels by 2960 pixels at a PPI of 570 pixels per inch. It is running Android nougat and powered by 1.9GHz octa-core Samsung Exynos 8895 processor and it comes with 4GB of RAM. The phone comes with 64GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card. For photography; it has a 12-megapixel primary camera on the rear and an 8-megapixel front shooter for selfies.
It is a single-sim device that supports the nano-sim format and comes with all standard connectivity options. it is backed by a 3000mAh nonremovable battery.
If you are a YouTube or vlogger then you should definitely consider iPhone 7 Plus as it is the most reliable and standard option available in the market for tasks such as video recording or going live on YouTube. It will not be going to disappoint in any aspect. Though it is more on an expensive side.
It features a 5.5-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels at a PPI of 401 pixels per inch. It is powered by quad-core Apple A10 Fusion processor and it comes with 3GB of RAM. For photography; it has a 12-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 7-megapixel front shooter for selfies. It is a Single SIM device with nano-sim support and comes with all standard connectivity options. It is backed by 2900mAh non-removable battery.
Whether you agreed or not, LG V20 is still a multimedia king when it comes to the smartphone market of 2017. I know you’ll definitely get a better camera in devices like iPhone 7, Galaxy S8, or Google Pixel. But the problem with this devices; though these devices are always top notch when it comes to video recording somewhere they do lack in getting a good audio input for those videos. That’s where LG V20 excel as it helps in recording top-notch audio along with above-average videos, and that’s a good deal for vloggers.
The device supports Hi-Fi Quad DAC for better audio and music experience and has other supports such as dual sim, 4G LTE, Bluetooth, etc.
Also considering the price of LG V20, now it’s available at the range of $500 (INR 32000). As far as specs go; It is running Android nougat and features a 5.7-inch QHD (1440×2560 pixels) IPS Quantum Display, and a secondary display – similar to the LG V10. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC paired with 4GB of RAM and comes with 64 GB that can be further extended via microSD support. For photography, it has a 16-megapixel primary rear camera (f/1.8 aperture) with an additional 8-megapixel secondary rear camera (f/2.4 aperture) as well. For front camera, it has a 5-megapixel sensor with a 120-degree wide-angle lens and a f/1.9 aperture.
This can be an all rounder for you as I know being a vlogger/YouTuber, we go through numerous multi-tasking aspects in order to accumulate a great content for the viewers & subscribers. And you see, OnePlus 5 is certainly a good option for stuff like video recording and photography as it has a well-improved camera that can deliver an output similar to iPhone 7 plus.
It features a Snapdragon 835 SoC and comes in 6GB of RAM along with 64GB of storage and 8GB of RAM and 128GB storage with a maximum clock speed of 2.45GHz, and coupled Adreno 540 GPU. It is running Android nougat and features a 5.5-inch Full HD display (1080×1920 pixels) along with Optic AMOLED display supporting sRGB and DCI-P3 color standards and is protected by 2.5D Gorilla Glass.
For photography, it has a 16-megapixel main camera (Sony IMX398 sensor, 1.12-micron pixels) with a f/1.7 aperture, coupled with a 20-megapixel telephoto camera (Sony IMX350 sensor, 1-micron pixels) with a f/2.6 aperture supported by a dual-LED flash module. On the front, it has a 16-megapixel front camera with a 1-micron pixel Sony IMX371 sensor, a f/2.0 aperture, and EIS. The device boasts 3300 mAH battery that can last you for an entire day even with power use.
When it comes to seamless performance; no other Android device can beat Google Pixel. For all the YouTubeer and vLoggers out there; Google Pixel XL offers everything on a platter, right from smooth Android experience to better camera performance.
The phone comes with a 5.5-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1440 pixels by 2560 pixels at a PPI of 534 pixels per inch. It is powered by 1.6GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor and it comes with 4GB of RAM. For photography; it has a 12.3-megapixel primary camera on the rear and an 8-megapixel front shooter for selfies.
It is a single-sim device that supports the nano-sim format and comes with all standard connectivity options. it is backed by a 3450mAh non-removable battery.