Smartphone cameras have come a long, long way in recent years, and our guide explains how to get better quality photos from your smartphone.

We ve had cameras on our phones for what seems like ages now, but they ve only just gotten to the point where they pack the kind of professional calibre features we re used to seeing on our dedicated cameras.

Better aperture, wider lenses, more manual controls in the camera app and the ability to shoot RAW – there s a lot more to a smartphone cameras than just the amount of megapixels on the spec sheet.

With the iPhone 6 Plus, Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy Note 7, HTC 10 and LG G5 - plus a couple of surprise handsets - all on the market and packing some serious tech, we take a look at five of the most professional features available on smartphones today.

If you re a keen photographer you ll already know what shooting RAW means, but it s probably a completely unknown term for those who mainly use their phones and compact cams to take pictures.

It leads to much bigger file sizes, but you have complete control over you pictures when it comes to editing.

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