Best smartphone camera photos #86

We're back with the 86th post in our special photographic-centric series where we present you with a number of awesome images taken by... well, you (and your cell phones).

So, which picture did you like most last time? The answer is Azhar Nizamani's photo, taken with the Samsung Galaxy S II. And a pretty well-deserved first place it is, we should say!

Of course, there are many other incredible images left to be seen. Let's continue with another set of 10 pics, each of which can easily convince even the most professionally-inclined photographer that cell phones are more than a toy in the camera department.

Please note that if your own awesome image is not included here, this doesn't mean that it won't end up on the site. We simply might not have gotten to it yet! So, we urge you to continue following us, as we'll be publishing more of these truly great photos in the following days and weeks.

We'd also like to remind you that you can continue submitting your cool cell phone pics to the following email address:

In order to not miss on all the glory, you also have to mention your name/nickname, as well as the phone you used to take the shots. A nice additional piece of info would be a name or a short description for the image.

With that, we now leave you with our 86th set of favorite photos...

Which photo do you like most?




1. BaffledTruffle

Posts: 523; Member since: Dec 07, 2013

The 808 Pureview is a freaking monster. Too bad its OS was a letdown.

3. Ashoaib

Posts: 3309; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

#3 this helicopter is very well taken

2. riginal

Posts: 9; Member since: Apr 15, 2014

#2 is gorgeous and all but I voted for #5, the shot is just wow, I love it love these kind of posts & I'm especially interested in the ones taken with not so praised cameras Makes me feel ashamed for nitpicking about camera when buying a new smartphone, maybe I should learn some damn photography instead of whining & nitpicking

13. district11

Posts: 126; Member since: Apr 17, 2011

5 is really nice indeed.

4. amats69

Posts: 1527; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

Now this is the best sets of pictures for this poll!..

5. Krjal

Posts: 438; Member since: Dec 19, 2013

Too many good photos in this set! Seriously hard to choose. Well done to all the entrants this time!

6. zain1986

Posts: 7; Member since: Feb 17, 2014

I doubt some of these pics are taken from a cell phone. The third pic is dslr stuff

8. ecdumb

Posts: 12; Member since: Jul 15, 2013

the only phones close to dslr are the 808 pureview and lumia 1020. I'm taking what you said as a compliment :D

16. DontHateOnS60

Posts: 872; Member since: Apr 20, 2009

I will tell you that #6 was definitely taken with an N8. I know because I took it.

7. fouadqr

Posts: 326; Member since: Nov 21, 2012

1+3 OMG

9. dontneedtoknow

Posts: 158; Member since: Feb 17, 2014

Hey phonearena where do I send pictures for this kinds of things?

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11. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2267; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

he doesn't R E A D.

12. rsiders

Posts: 1997; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

3 and 5 were my favorites with 1 coming in at a close second but I just had to vote for #5 for the magical like feeling from the shot. 3 is just crazy awesome. All the photos were good though. Wow.

14. dexter_jdr

Posts: 1163; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

finally a pureview is included and will win in this round.

15. Totse2k15

Posts: 479; Member since: Feb 11, 2014

3 for me. Awesome shot!

17. najib1312

Posts: 155; Member since: May 08, 2013

I gotta say, this is the best set of photos ever posted by PA. Having really a hard time to pick one.

18. Muzhhur

Posts: 261; Member since: Sep 14, 2012

Nokia does its best all the time

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