7 Best Camera Apps for Android

Capturing Photograph using Camera App
Best Camera Apps

Camera on any smartphone is a bigger deal these days. The upcoming android devices and also the existing ones have a greater attention on the camera quality. But still phones in the lower price range struggle to keep up the expectation level. So here is Savvydroid with a solution for you. Here are 7 best camera app for your Android device.

1. Camera MX

Camera MX Preview
Camera MX


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Camera MX is one of the oldest and most popular camera apps. Developers update the app regularly and that keeps it current. It works best for simple stuff. The app has a variety of shooting modes. You can also use it to shoot photos or videos. There is even a GIF mode to make your own GIFs. The built-in photo editor can do the basics as well. It’s a decent all-in-one solution. Serious photographers may want to look elsewhere.

2. Camera Zoom FX

Flower Pic Using Camera Zoom FX App
Camera Zoom FX


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Camera Zoom FX is another one of the older camera apps that aged well. It’s a good mix of simple and serious. You’ll get manual controls for things like ISO, shutter speed, exposure, and more. There are also filters, HDR mode, various photo modes, and more. There are also a few plugins that add even more features. It’s not as mainstream as Camera MX. However, it does have more features than most manual camera apps. You can try it for free before paying $3.49 for the pro version.

3. DSLR Camera

Image Taken with DSLR Camera App
DSLR Camera


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DSLR Camera has an ambitious name. However, it’s one of the better manual camera apps. It features a decent number of manual controls. That includes white balance, light metering, a live histogram, ISO, and more. It also has various shot modes, geotagging, and you can use the volume buttons as shutter buttons. That’s it, really. There isn’t a lot of bric-a-brac to gum up the works. It works really well on most devices. It has a few bugs, but nothing major most of the time. The only downside is the lack of a free trial. Make sure you test it inside of the refund time.

4. Camera FV-5

Scenic Pic Using Camera FV-5
Camera FV-5


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Camera FV-5 is one of many camera apps for manual camera fans. It emulates various DSLR features. That includes manual shutter speed, ISO, light metering, focus, white balance, and more. It also supports JPEG, DNG (RAW), and PNG file formats. There is support for 30 languages as well. There are a ton of features. However, it does a good job of not feeling bloated. It even has support for volume key usage. You can pick it up for free or go pro for $3.95.

5. Google Cardboard Camera

Feature oF Google Cardboard Camera
Cardboard Camera


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Google Cardboard Camera is a camera app for Google Cardboard. It allows you to take and view VR images. You’ll be able to take 360-degree photos. It’s similar to panorama shots, except it goes all the way around. You’ll need a Google Cardboard to get best results. Thankfully, they’re cheap and easily accessible. The app itself is also free with no in-app purchases. It’s a niche product to be sure. It’s also the easiest way to take those types of photos.

6. Candy Camera

Candy Camera features
Candy Camera Preview


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Candy Camera is part of a new wave of camera apps. This one is specifically for selfies. It has a bunch of filters. It also includes makeup tools, stickers, and additional stuff. There is also a collage mode. The UI is a little hard to use at first. It gets easier the more you use it. It’s not something a serious photographer would want to use. It’s more for things like Instagram photos or other social media stuff. The app is completely free to download. It has advertising, but no way to get rid of them.

7. Manual Camera

An image captured using Manual camera App
Manual Camera


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Manual Camera is exactly what the name implies. It’s a camera with a bunch of manual settings. It attempts to take full advantage of the Camera2 API. That means you get access to shutter speed, focus distance, ISO, white balance, and exposure compensation. It also has a timer and support for RAW. Your device needs support for RAW as well in order to use that feature. It’s incredibly simple to use. Just make sure you try the free version before buying it.

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Savvydroid’s Take:

Every camera app has its own pros and cons, but on a general scale, Camera MX is the simplest and basic form of camera app with all necessary needs. But if you want to have a manual approach, Manual Camera is made for you.




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