Feb 6, 2017

Best Camera Phones priced under Php 10,000

Capturing precious moments through a camera still interests a lot of people. However, if we are to choose between a full-fledged camera and a camera phone, we may select the latter, considering its portability. Are you on a tight budget but want to have a great camera phone? Here's our list of the top 5 camera phones under Php 10,000

Most people like to "capture every moment" using their camera. However, it seems like cameras are getting lesser popularity due to its quite large size that can occupy a lot of space. That being said, camera phones, which offer portability and high-quality pictures in one, is somewhat gaining much fame. But of course, you may want to consider the budget in choosing the best camera phones. If you are on a tight budget but still want to take hold of a great camera phone, our top picks under Php 10,000 might help you decide.

Cherry Mobile Flare Selfie

The Cherry Mobile Flare Selfie was released in 2016, which marked a great year for the company. The Flare Selfie offered awesome features, good design and of course, affordable price. It comes with 16-megapixel rear snapper and front-facing camera which consistently provided excellent outputs. As what its name suggests, the device has put emphasis on its front shooter that comes with LED flash and auto-focus. This phone with beautiful selfie camera can be purchased for just Php 7,990.


The OPPO F1 is seen to be targeted towards the younger generation who loves taking selfies. The phone calls itself the "selfie expert" and it is indeed one. It features an 8-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture and a pixel size of 1.4 micrometers. It also has a Screen Flash feature which functions just like the iPhone's method of brightening the display when taking selfies in low-light situations. It carries a price tag of Php 8,300.

ASUS ZenFone Selfie (ZD551KL)

The main feature of the ASUS ZenFone Selfie (ZD551KL) is its camera, specifically, the front-facing one. The phone sports 13-megapixel cameras for both the back and the front. The rear camera has an aperture of f/2.0 whereas the front side has a f/2.2 aperture. Though some reviews tell that its back snapper isn't doing well, the phone's selfie shooter earned positive feedbacks due to its great performance of producing natural-looking images despite the use of flash. The phone can be bought at Php 9.995.

Alcatel Flash Plus 2

Alcatel's Flash Plus 2 has certainly gained popularity, not just because of its great camera combo but also because of its bang for the buck specs. It's beautiful metal unibody sports a 5.5-inch Full HD display, perfect for showing the wonderful shots made with its 13-megapixel main and 5-megapixel front-facing camera with LED flash. There's no going wrong with the Flash Plus 2 and the device can be currently bought for the price of under Php 10,000.

Firefly AURII Envy

The Firefly AURII Envy is another bang for the buck phone, Sporting either a 2GB or 3GB RAM version, this device is happily equipped with a 13-megapixel main and 8-megapixel camera from Sony. Many are flushed deciding which is better, the Firefly AURII Envy and Alcatel's Flash Plus 2? Though certainly, both devices aren't perfect. Both of them can be currently bought under Php 10,000.

MyPhone my36

The MyPhone my36 comes with a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing shooter. Both the back and front snappers sport a Samsung image sensor. If the phone is held steady, it can produce impressive videos and images. It can quickly focus on subjects due to its Phase Detection Autofocus and is great for taking photos at any time of the day. It is priced at Php 3,985.