Buy a smartphone with good camera or buy a camera and a phone?

By clara117 ·
I’m due an upgrade of my phone.. have had the iPhone 6s for 3.5 years and it is becoming so slow, bad battery life and camera not satisfying me. I am an Apple lover - I use an iPad and my past two phones have been Apple. However i wouldn’t strictly rule out a change. I’m into art and I need a good camera to take photos. The one on the 6s isn’t really doing it for me anymore. I’m not sure if I should get a more expensive phone with a good camera or just upgrade my phone to a slightly newer model and buy a camera. I’d say the iPhone 11 is top of my budget range and maybe stretching it at that. What do you think I’d be best to do?

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Well keep in mind that a Good Camera

by OH Smeg Moderator In reply to Buy a smartphone with goo ...

Is something like a Hasselblad and will cost you at least 100 times the cost of the latest iPhone so if your stretching it to buy an iPhone the camera is going to be well above your budget.

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Depends on how serious you are

by kylestinson9009 In reply to Buy a smartphone with goo ...

If you are serious about photography, I'd say go ahead and buy a camera. Cameras are not cheap unless when bought second hand or maybe refurbished, but it won't limit you the way a phone will.

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Depends on purpose

by peter_gomez In reply to Buy a smartphone with goo ...

There is no way a smartphone camera can compete with a DSLR or an SLR camera. But if you just want to click photos for your facebook a good smartphone can do the job perfectly but you can't really do professional photography with a smartphone camera.

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You should get a new phone...if u can't afford I phone 11 then there are too many options in the market like Samsung, Xiaomi, etc.

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ask from yourself

by ankitsingh213506 In reply to Buy a smartphone with goo ...

Ask yourself, what you need exactly. If you are a casual photographer then buy a phone with a good camera. But if you are a genuine photograph then go for a good camera & a smartphone.

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by NIKHILSKY1 In reply to Buy a smartphone with goo ...

Buy a smartphone with good camera of your choice.

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Buy a smartphone with good camera

by Verapantano In reply to Buy a smartphone with goo ...

Buying a smartphone with good camera is convenient and budget-friendly

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camera is better

by morglaw33 In reply to Buy a smartphone with goo ...

If you are really into photography, you like taking pictures of landscapes and you like photography in general, I think you should take a camera. If your only interest is to take pictures of your works, then a phone. Actually iPhone 11 has an awesome camera and picture quality and you would be satisfied anyway.

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Depends on the User what matters...

by rajatrajput2816 In reply to Buy a smartphone with goo ...

Today Smartphones are more advanced than before. People are offered with DSLRs in their smartphones only which has an ease that there is no need to keep a good quality camera or DSLRs other than your smartphone. However, DSLR lovers will not agree to this as DSLR is having a vast resolution but for those who want similar DSLR effects with what their phone capture, then they can go with a good quality camera and no need to keep another camera apart from the smartphone.

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I'd prefer a smartphone with a good camera

by raulcraciun444 In reply to Buy a smartphone with goo ...

Well, it depends on what you need it for, of course!

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