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8 Best Camera Apps For Android Smartphones 2018

Camera in smartphones has evolved very much from being a need for professional photography. Most of the people now consider buying good camera smartphone rather than a Digital camera. Stock camera app of the smartphones have many features included, but there are now many best camera apps for Android available in the play store that provided a wide variety of camera features and enhances the photo. This list will clear all your doubts related the best camera apps for Android. 

The best Camera Apps for Android list

1. Camera FV-5 Pro

It is one of the best camera apps for Android, which users can doubtlessly download on their devices. The Camera App is very different from most of the stock Camera Apps when you first open it, you will have a lot of options present on both sides of the screen, and the latest update also brings the Long Exposure mode which lets you click those Light trace photos. The Application features Manual Focus, Focus Lock but these functions are only restricted to the smartphones which support Manual focusing on the hardware side. You can adjust Exposure, Timer, ISO, Color, Shutter Speed, etc.

The App also supports saving the images in RAW form. You can also rename the picture just by clicking it. You can also lock Exposure and Timer. The developers of the App have tried to give it features like DSLR, but those features also depend on the hardware of the device you are using. The App is available in two versions, Lite version is available for Free, but some features are restricted which means you have to pay for the Pro variant. You can get this app for Android via Google’s Play Store. We have already provided a link below.


2. Manual Camera

It is another Manual app on our list known as the Manual Camera; its name is enough to tell its story. The Applications features very similar features to that of the Camera FV-5, but personally, I like the UI of this App because it is very simple to use. The App offers Manual Focusing including Manual and Infinity focus. Also with this app, you can adjust the Exposure, Timer, ISO, White Balance, Flash control, etc.

The biggest advantage of the Manual Camera is that it will occupy hardy 2MB’s in your smartphone. But the most major demerit is that the Application is paid one which means is not suitable for all users. The features of the software are entirely dependent on the smartphone you are using. Only the Pro variant is available for the phone through Google Play Store.



It is a camera app from Google which comes with few settings. It has photosphere and panorama mode that works on a follow-the-dot mechanism. It also has a Lens Blur mode that helps to take a photo by focusing on a particular object and making the background blur, so if you are looking to make your images like DSLR style, then this could help.


The camera app for Android comes with a grid overlay, timer and also video shooting mode. The app had an issue on some devices, but the crash has been fixed. Google Camera also have android wear support for this app.


Camera360 is a leading app for android you can download. It comes with plenty of features and effects. It uses lens filtering system that can be applied to the photo to enhance it. There are many filters available. Filters can be implemented in both ways either before or after capturing the picture like if you have an image capture before then no problem you can apply filter too, it offers some good filter options which will surely go to make your image more better as per your choices.


Camera 360 comes with different modes like tilt-shift camera and posterize effect to the pic. Its selfie camera mode is also useful that enables us to apply filters, manage skin tones and give effect. This app has over 500 million downloads and over 4.5 stars.

5. Camera ZOOM FX App

Camera ZOOM FX comes with a beautiful and straightforward interface. It comes with many features and settings. Camera ZOOM FX allows users to select editing tools for applying effects such as tilt-shift, the transformation of colors and more.


Camera ZOOM FX comes with various shot modes such as voice-activated, timer, burst and also a constant shot helper mode. It also contains settings for HDR, ISO, saturation, hardware button controls and also overlays. Camera ZOOM FX is a popular app with no in-app purchases. This camera app for Android has around 1 million downloads. 


RETRICA is an easy to use and the simple camera app that is mainly for applying effects in real time to our pics. RETRICA contains many filters. There are more than 100 filters that are grouped under categories according to intensity.


RETRICA allows applying blur effect and vignette borders to pictures. It also allows taking college shots. It easily allows sharing our picture on Social Media. The app is used by those people who want instant edit to their photos, or you can see live edit. The app has over 100 Million downloads and over 4.3 stars on play store.


CAMERA MX is a good camera app for Android. It is a point and shoots camera app. It comes with some extra features, more editing tools and effects. It comes with many photo effects that can be applied to images and videos in real time, which helps you to enhance images.


It also includes many editing features for adjusting contrast, white balance, straightening the pic and many more features. It interface comes with zoom, timer, tap-to-focus feature and it is loaded with frames and overlays. So if you are looking for a camera app which can offer lots more effect modes enhancements, then surely it’s the right choice for you. 

Hope you liked our list of best camera apps for Android. Let us know in the comment section if we forget any other app which you believe is the best camera app.

8. Candy Camera

Candy camera app is downloaded over more than 100 million and also it is one of the top rated camera app available on the Play Store. The app offers various features like it has a unique collection of camera lenses and packs camera stabilizer, timer there is also a silent mode which will let you shoot your pictures quietly.

It supports over more than 12 languages. The camera app also packs a live filter selfie mode where you can click live selfies with applied filters. It has various body modifications modes like you can increase the beauty of your face, slimming, whitening, concealer, lipstick, blush, eyeliner, mascara.

It supports Android version 2.3 and more, so basically, it is not a problem these days we are running on 8.0 and 7.0 you will not at all get any difficulties in installing this app.

If we have missed something interesting in our list and you believe that it would be the best then do let us know in the comment box below. If you also got any confusion and need any kind of help then let us know below. Hope you have enjoyed our list.

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Sachin Bhatt

He is the Founder of Tekz24. A big technology fanatic who is always on the lookout to learn something new in the field of Technology. He is also a big-time Cricket lover who plays the sport in his free time. Connect with him on Facebook and Twitter


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