“The OPPO F11 Pro is a solid mid-ranger with a pop-up selfie camera and 48MP + 5MP dual-camera setup on the back”

OPPO has been redefining the smartphone photography for a while now. The brand started by offering powerful, selfie-centric smartphones but now offers all-round devices with powerful camera capabilities. The brand’s latest smartphone is no different. The OPPO F11 Pro, was launched in India last month, and flaunts an attractive gradient design, an immersive display, smooth performance and long-lasting battery life. But the highlight of the smartphone is the 48MP primary camera on the back and a ‘rising’ selfie camera. So if you’re thinking why we consider the OPPO F11 Pro as one of the best camera smartphones under Rs 25,000 in India, then you have come to the right place.

48-megapixel dual rear cameras

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The OPPO F11 Pro is currently among the handful of smartphones which come with the high-res 48-megapixel shooter on the back. The primary camera is backed by a 5-megapixel depth sensor for clicking impressive images. The camera is set to 12MP by default and can be changed to 48MP through settings. In the 48MP mode, the rear camera is capable of capturing high-resolution images with a higher level of details. Moreover, in the 12MP mode as well, the smartphone is capable of utilising the pixel-binning tech, HDR and scene recognition to produce impressive results, especially in low light, which is where most smartphones struggle.

Capture clearer low-light images

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Speaking of the pixel-binning tech, the OPPO F11 Pro has been marketed as the camera smartphone that can capture brilliant low-light images. To that measure, OPPO has also equipped the camera on the F11 Pro with Ultra Night mode. As the name suggests, the mode has been designed to capture nighttime images with improved clarity and details. The Ultra Night Mode is the combination of the AI Engine and the Ultra-clear Engine, which work together in tandem to detect the exposure level and details. The mode then tweaks the camera settings in the most optimized manner to get clear and bright images without any noise.

AI-backed features to offer better output

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Speaking of the AI Engine and the Ultra-clear Engine, they are the part of OPPO’s AI Ultra-clear Engine. With Colour Engine in the mix, these features are designed to deliver crisp and vibrant pictures, no matter if its day or night. While the former two are designed to improve the nighttime pictures, the Colour Engine provides the much-loved pop to the images. Moreover, the smartphone camera is also backed by the
AI scene recognition feature that can recognize a total of 23 scenes and 864 combinations. Therefore, no matter what, where, when and how you are shooting, OPPO F11 Pro’s camera is equipped to adjust settings to get the best possible outcome.

An easy-to-use camera interface

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While the camera itself comes packing some of the most advanced technologies in the smartphone industry, OPPO has made sure that it’s not too difficult to operate the same. The most-used features are laid down on the viewfinder itself like HDR, Colour Dazzle mode, settings and live filter on top, and shutter button with selfie camera toggle at the bottom. Users can simply swipe left and right to switch between the Video, Photo and Portrait modes. There is also a triple line hamburger icon, which lets one access various other modes like night, panorama, expert, time-lapse, slow-motion and Google Lens.

A rising 16MP selfie camera

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The highlight of the F11 Pro is the selfie snapper and not just for watching it move up and down. The elevating mechanism is also home to a powerful 16MP shooter. The front camera also comes equipped with features like portrait mode, beauty, HDR, live filters, time-lapse and more. Moreover, the beauty mode on the selfie camera lets users smoothen the skin tone, slim down the face make the face smaller and enhance the chin, with the help of AI.

All in all, the OPPO F11 Pro is definitely an ideal option for those looking for a loaded smartphone some serious imaging prowess. And the fact that it comes with an impressive immersive display, powerful internals and the attractive design is just a bonus.