Despite the fact that smartphones these days come with powerful and efficient camera modules, the Point-and-Shoot Cameras still manages to heap up the interest of most of the photography connoisseurs. Compared to most of the premium smartphones that are known for their imagining performance in the segment, the Point-and-Shoot Cameras Digital Cameras still have more megapixels, larger sensors and capability to click bets shots.
Whether you are an amateur looking for a good image quality than that 5 inch smrtphone, or a professional photographer in search for something pocketeable as an alternative to their large DSLRs, Point-and-Shoot Cameras manages to meet the needs of both.
Below are our picks for Top 5 Point and Shoot Cameras:
Canon PowerShot SX400 IS Point & Shoot Camera: Rs. 9990
Available for Rs. 9990, Canon PowerShot SX400 IS Point & Shoot Camera that comes included with a 16 megapixel CCD sensor and features a 30x optical zoom that allows capturing objects at a far distance. Further, it is added with intelligent image stabilization to ensure steady shots are captured. And with an aperture range of f3.4 to f8 on wide and f6 to f8 on tele, SX400 is capable of shooting portraits and macros too.
It includes a 3 inch LCD screen that displays that showcases image preview, settings, image and videos. The use of DIGIC 4+ image processor ensures that the camera records and processes the images without wasting much time and captures more images in a short span of time. Moreover, its 16 megapixel CCD sensor allows to record HD quality videos at 1280 x 720 resolution.
Nikon Coolpix L830 Point & Shoot Camera: Rs. 15000
Nikons’s Coolpix L830 Point & Shoot Camera comes with a 16 megapixel BSI CMOS image sensor that facilitates in capturing exceptional quality images. Available for Rs. 15000, Coolpix L830 includes simple controls and easy-to-use with its intuitive menus.
It features 34x optical zoom and includes a 3-inch TFT LCD vari-angle monitor that offers 921k dots image resolution and allows shooting videos from different angles. The Nikon Coolpix L830 Point & Shoot Camera let the user record high-quality full HD 1080p videos with clear and crisp audio.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H300 Point & Shoot Camera: Rs. 13800
This 13000 bucks Point & Shoot Camera comes with a 20.1 MP sensor and includes powerful 35x optical zoom. It has a minimum focal length of 25mm that equates to 35mm, making it easy for the photographer to capture some amazing panorama and landscape shots.
Also, Sony has designed its Cyber-shot DSC-H300 Point & Shoot Camera in such a way that it looks more like a DSLR included with textured finishing that ensures perfect grip. It features a 3 inch Clear Photo LCD and comes with Advanced Flash that let you click a perfect image even in darker surroundings. The dedicated movie button allows capturing 720p HD videos, and with Sony’s Optical SteadyShot feature Cyber-shot DSC-H300 can click images that are blur-free.
Samsung Smart WB250F Point & Shoot Camera: Rs. 12190
Made for especially those who desire more than their smartphone without sacrificing easy sharing, the Smart WB250F Point & Shoot Camera from Samsung is a good affordable deal. This one comes with Wi-Fi implementation, making sharing easy with your smartphones. It comes with 18x zoom lens and includes a 14-megapixel backside-illuminated (BSI) CMOS sensor.
Samsung Smart WB250F Point & Shoot Camera includes tons of shooting options for all types of photographers. It manages to deliver excellent photo and video quality for its price. The Smart WB250F costs Rs. 12190 in India.
Nikon Coolpix S9600 Point & Shoot Camera: Rs. 13590
With big zoom power and impressive image quality, Nikon Coolpix S9600 is a top of the range Point & Shoot Camera available for Rs. 13590 in India. Featured with 16 megapixel back-illuminated CMOS sensor and 22x optical zoom, this one from Nikon offers an impressive shooting performance and comes with full assortment of shooting modes, ensuring good stills get captured.
Also, it comes with Wireless Connectivity which makes picture sharing easy with smart devices, and share them instantly on social media. Moreover, the inclusion of Hybrid VR (vibration reduction) along with Electronic VR and Lens Shift ensures effective countering of camera shake, which in turn reduces blurriness. The camera also shoots 108p videos.