15 smartphone cameras with optical image stabilization

15 smartphone cameras with optical image stabilization
Optical image stabilization, or OIS for short, used to be a feature found solely on dedicated cameras and camcoders. For the past couple of years, however, it has made its way into the cameras of dozens of smartphones, from Lumias to Android models, and even in Apple's iPhone. The purpose of OIS is to aid the photographer in taking smoother videos and blur-free images, especially in low light. That is done using high-precision sensors which detect even minute unwanted vibrations. These work in unison with an array of tiny motors which physically move pieces of the optical system in a way that compensates for any accidental movements that might occur. 

But enough talk. We're sure that you're here to see which of today's top phones offer optical image stabilization goodness. Just flip through the slideshow below and meet 15 of the better OIS-capable smarpthones on the market.

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iPhone 6 Plus
  • Display 5.5 inches 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP (Single camera) 1.2 MP front
  • Hardware Apple A8 1GB RAM
  • Storage 128GB, not expandable
  • Battery 2915 mAh
  • OS iOS 12.x
G3
  • Display 5.5 inches 2560 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP (Single camera) 2.1 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 3GB RAM
  • Storage 32GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh
  • OS Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Galaxy Note4
  • Display 5.7 inches 2560 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP (Single camera) 3.7 MP front
  • Hardware Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 3GB RAM
  • Storage 32GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 3220 mAh
  • OS Android 6.0 Marshmallow Samsung TouchWiz UI
Galaxy K zoom
  • Display 4.8 inches 1280 x 720 pixels
  • Camera 20.7 MP (Single camera) 2 MP front
  • Hardware Samsung Exynos 5 Hexa 2GB RAM
  • Storage 8GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 2430 mAh
  • OS Android 4.4.2
Nexus 6
  • Display 6.0 inches 2560 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP (Single camera) 2 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 3GB RAM
  • Storage 64GB,
  • Battery 3220 mAh
  • OS Android 7.1 Nougat
Lumia 930
  • Display 5.0 inches 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera 20 MP (Single camera) 1.2 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 2GB RAM
  • Storage 32GB,
  • Battery 2420 mAh
  • OS Windows Phone 8.1
Lumia 1520
  • Display 6.0 inches 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera 20 MP (Single camera) 1.2 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 2GB RAM
  • Storage 32GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 3400 mAh
  • OS Windows Phone 8.1
Lumia 1020
  • Display 4.5 inches 1280 x 768 pixels
  • Camera 41 MP (Single camera) 1.2 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus 2GB RAM
  • Storage 32GB,
  • Battery 2000 mAh
  • OS Windows Phone 8.1
Lumia 830
  • Display 5.0 inches 1280 x 720 pixels
  • Camera 10 MP (Single camera) 0.9 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 1GB RAM
  • Storage 16GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 2200 mAh
  • OS Windows Phone 8.1
Passport
  • Display 4.5 inches 1440 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP (Single camera) 2 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 3GB RAM
  • Storage 32GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 3450 mAh
  • OS BlackBerry 10.3

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