12 Best Camera Apps for Android

Last Updated: October 16, 2018

Choosing a smartphone with a good camera will alone not make it to get amazing pictures. Great apps are available which uses not only the camera of your smartphone but also the sensors of your smartphone to get stunning pictures. In this article I have listed out the top 12 best camera apps for Android which will take your smartphone to a whole new next level, giving you professional camera shot experience. All the listed apps in this article are the free camera apps for Android. 

Best Camera Apps for Android

  1. Bestie


This Camera app is specifically built for selfies. But don’t worry, this can also be used as a rear camera app. After opening the camera, click the photo you want either in front selfie mode or rear camera mode. After that, you can make minor to major adjustments provided within the app itself. It has various effects and filters which you can apply by a single tap. Apart from that, you can also add stickers and make some brush adjustments.

2. Google Camera

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You cannot ignore a camera app when it is by Google. Android which is owned by Google has come up with Camera app for its users. By using the sensors of your Smartphone it provides amazing effects like Lens Blur: It gives stunning effect by blurring the background and focus on the foreground object. Photo Stitching: This feature is developed by Google to provide photo sphere, panorama and fisheye images effect. This app also provides HDR+ effect which can capture the pictures even in low light but it is only available in Nexus 5 & Nexus 6.

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3. Camera MX

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Camera MX is another free Camera app in Google Play Store for Android users with more than 10 million downloads. You will be stunned by its features. Shoot the past is a new and innovative feature in camera history, it lets you go back in time just before you captured the picture and save it. The other effects of this camera app are HDR, overlays, lomo, mirror and others. This app also helps you to edit the video like you can cut the video from your smartphone or tablet.

4. GIF Camera

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GIF Camera is counted in the list of top 10 best Android camera apps. This app will capture stunning pictures with amazing effects. As its name is GIF Camera, it captures the moment and saves it into animated gifs. With this app, you can create funny gifs and animated pictures. It also provides two more feature one is a photo to gif and another is gift album.

5. Cymera


Cymera, another brilliant camera app for Android users with more than 150 million users. Apart from being just a camera app, it is a photo editor and a lot more than that. In other camera apps you will find filters after clicking the picture but this app provides live filters. It provides 7 amazing camera lenses, some of them are lomo, fisheye and divided lenses. Apart from clicking pictures and photo editing it also helps in making collages. Collages also have various varieties like making all photos into one, making funny stickers of clicked images. Same like Camera360 Ultimate app, you an share photos on social media directly from this app also.

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6. Candy Camera

candy camera - best android camera apps free

Candy Camera app is for selfie lovers. This is a free camera app for Android users having 4,000,000 daily active users. This app not just click amazing picture but also provides 100+ unique filters for instant editing. Similar to others few apps you can share your edited stunning picture on the social network from the app. It has amazing features like skin whitening effects, blemish removal, slimming effect and other such great effects.

7. Open Cameraopen camera

Another app making itself in the list of top 10 best camera apps for Android in the world is Open Camera. This app includes focus mode, scene mode with coloring effects, white balancing effects and face detection. Auto repeat mode is a unique feature of this app. This feature will capture image after particular time intervals which you can set. With the help of this camera app, you can tag photos and videos with the help of GPS location tagging feature.

8. A Better Camera

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A Better Camera is the next best camera app for Android users. Similar to Open Camera app this app also have different focusing modes and white balancing features. It clicks picture and give you a professional camera shot experience. The panorama effect is up to 360 degree to 100MPix. It provides night mode and multishot features. It supports phone as well as the tablets (7-inch & 10-inch).

9. LINE Camera


Aillis, formerly known as LINE Camera is developed by LINE Corporation. It is one of the best photography app for Android. Make a collage of your photos and decorate them with 20,000 stamps available. This app comes with flash, mirror, timer and grid modes. You can make posters of snapshots with the help of Add Text feature share it on social media sites from within the app. This app supports many languages including French, German, Chinese, Italian and many others.

10. HD Camera Ultra

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The another free camera app for Android is HD Camera Ultra. In this app you will find various focus modes like auto, macro infinity with white balance features like daylight, auto, incandescent. After clicking the picture it provides additional photo effects.

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11. B612

B612 - best camera apps for android

One of the most used camera app as well as the photo editor. Selfie mode is great in this app. If the lighting conditions are right, you’re gonna get some amazing results. It basically enhances every color present in the shot. So I would recommend composing some bright colors in the shot. And just like the Bestie camera app, you also have some filters and effects to try on the picture.

12. YouCam


In all of the apps mentioned here, this provides way more editing tools and filters as compared to the others. Picture quality is great. Although it takes a second or two to open the app, the rest of the apps works smoothly. You can also click photos with filter or effects on. Coming to the editing part, you can change the focus of the subject as well as the sharpness. This app can also be used to make a collage.

Among all, the top and best 3 camera apps I will suggest is B612, Google Camera & Camera MX. If you want to make funny pictures then you can definitely go with GIF Camera app. If I have missed out an app you liked the most or you have a good experience with another camera app, you an share with us via comments.


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