Optical image stabilization used to be a feature found solely on dedicated cameras and camcoders. However, recently it has made its way into the cameras of dozens of smartphones, from Lumias to Android models, and even in Apple’s iPhone. Following are list of smartphones that uses Optical Image Stabilization.
1. iPhone 6 Plus
Unlike the previous models of iphone , the iPhone 6 Plus uses an optically-stabilized 8MP camera and the results have shown noticeable difference in its camera’s low-light performance compared to the other iphone models.
2. LG G3
The LG G3 has its 13MP camera stabilized optically for superior photos and videos.
3. Samsung Galaxy Note 4
The first phone in the Note series to have a camera with OIS is the 16MP Galaxy Note 4 (Note 3 used digital stabilization only). Its curvier counterpart, the Galaxy Note Edge, packs an OIS camera as well, in case you’re more into its unusual form factor.
4. Samsung Galaxy K Zoom
It may be thick and heavy, but the Galaxy K Zoom comes with a pretty capable 20.7MP camera. In addition to 10x optical zoom, you also get pretty effective optical image stabilization while shooting photos or video. What’s more, the feature can be turned off in case you’re actually using a tripod or support.
5. Google Nexus 6
Like the Nexus 5, the Google Nexus 6 takes advantage of OIS for its 13MP camera.
6. Nokia Lumia 930
The Lumia 930 is one of the best Windows Phone handsets you can get right now. One of its perks is its 20MP camera with optical image stabilization and dual LED flash.
7. Nokia Lumia 1520
The Lumia 1520 is about as capable as the 930, but it comes with the advantage of a larger screen. Of course, its 20MP camera is optically stabilized.
8. Nokia Lumia 1020
We feel obliged to include the Nokia Lumia 1020 on the list. It is far from the most powerful Lumia out there, but its 41MP camera with OIS is considered one of the best that have ever landed on a phone.
9. Nokia Lumia 830
The Lumia 830 is one of the newest Windows Phone 8.1 handsets. It is a mid-range model, and one of its perks is the 10MP camera with OIS. In fact, the 830 packs the thinnest image stabilization module a Nokia has ever received.
10. BlackBerry Passport
The Passport is not a phone for everyone, there’s no denying that. But if you’re okay with its form factor, you probably won’t be disappointed with its specs and features. The BlackBerry Passport comes with a 13MP camera with optical image stabilization.
11. ZTE Nubia X6
And now, here’s a phone that has high-end written all over it. The ZTE Nubia X6 is a 6.44-inch phablet packing tons of bells and whistles, among which is a 13MP camera with OIS.
12. ZTE Nubia Z7
Another ZTE phone that’s going to knock your socks off is the Nubia Z7. On its beastly list of specifications is present a 13MP camera with OIS that can shoot 4K and slow-mo videos.
13. Lenovo Vibe Z2 Pro
This beast of a smartphone from Lenovo packs a serious punch. On its back is a 16MP camera with optical image stabilization, which has somehow been fitted into the handset’s 7.7-millimeter body.
14. Iuni U3
This metal-made Android-powered beauty of a phone has a 13MP camera on its back. OIS takes care of unwanted vibes, of course.
15. Vivo Xshot
And lastly, we give you the Vivo Xshot and its 13MP camera. In addition to having optical image stabilization, the snapper stands out with an F/1.8 aperture, 6-element lens, dual-tone LED flash, and plenty of modes and features.