Checkout 4 Smartphones That Comes With Xenon Flash

We often hear about LED flash, screen flash, true tone LED, dual LED when talking about smartphone cameras, but what is Xenon Flash?

Xenon flash is the kind of flash used in professional cameras, It consists of a glass tube filled with xenon gas which emits a short and very bright flash of white light when a high voltage is applied. Usually, xenon flashes are brighter than the LED flashes found in most camera phones. So here on this article, we will be looking at four smartphones that has this Xenon flash in their camera.

Well, unknown to many, Xenon flash is actually one of the features you should look out for when buying a smartphone if your sole interest is to get sharp and beautiful photos. However, the problem is that modern smartphones have opted to go with LED flash for various reasons, including: they fit in smaller space (hence thinner phones), they can be used as torchlight (Xenon flash works as short bursts), and they are much cheaper.

But if you really do want a smartphone with Xenon flash, they all belong in the 2010-2014 era, and these phones still are the elite squad of cameraphones. The best cameraphones have Xenon flash.


1. Nokia Lumia 1020

4.5-inch display. No memory card slot. 32 GB internal storage. 2 GB RAM. 41 megapixel camera. 2000 mAh battery. 2013 device.

2. Samsung Galaxy K-Zoom
4.8-inch display. MicroSD card slot. 8 GB internal storage. 2 GB RAM. 20 megapixel camera. 2430 mAh battery. 2014 device.

3. Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom
4.3-inch display. MicroSD card slot. 8 GB internal storage. 1.5 GB RAM. 16 megapixel camera. 2330 mAh battery. 2014 device.

4. Nokia 808 PureView
4-inch display. MicroSD card slot. 16 GB internal storage. 512 MB RAM. 41 megapixel camera. 1400 mAh battery. 2012 device.

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As you can see, the main disadvantage of using phones with Xenon flash is they are older with some outdated OS and hardware features. So if you should use any phone with Xenon flash, I advice you to use it as a secondary device for the sole purpose of taking pictures because you may not like the other features.

So over to you guys, what's the best camera phone you have used?