Benefits of Point and Shoot Cameras:

Point and shoot cameras provide a very practical way to capture the moment. They are great for short trips, travel, birthdays, school and other social occasions. they provide more features and better picture quality than most smartphone cameras. Point and shoot cameras are lighter and less bulky than DSLR cameras, and with built in flash and zoom lenses, they are easier to carry around and use. Point and shoot cameras are also a great way for beginners.

Here are the top five point and shoot digital cameras on the market today:

1.  Sony DSC-W800

The Sony DSC-W800 Digital Camera is a compact point and shoot that features 20.1 megapixels inside the 1/2.3″ Super HAD CCD sensor, and has a professional Sony 5x optical zoom lens with a 35mm equivalent focal length of 26-130mm. A bright 2.7″ Clear Photo LCD 230k-dot monitor at the back allows you to clearly view your photos and high-quality 720p HD videos.

This camera is suitable for a beginner. It is easy to take good quality pictures. Use the camera’s Easy Mode for simplifying your menu and the camera’s internal guide to answer all your questions without carrying around the instruction manual. To avoid missing those smiling faces in your shots, simply turn on the Smile Shutter Technology, which takes a picture whenever a smile is detected, based on your preferences.

Sony W800

Sony – Bundle DSC-W800 Point and Shoot Digital Still Camera Kit – E2SNDSCW800B – Black

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2.  Canon PowerShot SX520

The PowerShot SX520 HS Digital Camera from Canon is a compact point-and-shoot camera featuring a 16-megapixel 1/2.3″ High-Sensitivity CMOS image sensor and a long 42x optical zoom f/3.4-6.0 lens equivalent to 24-1,008mm in 35mm format. The SX520 combines this image sensor with the DIGIC 4+ processor to create the Canon HS System which is designed to provide quality imagery in low-light situations.

Numerous shooting modes are available, including Smart AUTO for intelligently selecting the best settings based on 32 predefined shooting situations. Creative Shot mode generates photos with artistically adjusted tone and color based on your original image.

Canon PowerShot SX520

Canon – PowerShot SX520 HS 16.0-Megapixel Digital Camera – Black

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3.  Nikon Coolpix S2800

The Nikon Coolpix S2800 fs a compact point-and-shoot camera that features a 20.1 MP 1/2.3″ CCD image sensor. Electronic Vibration Reduction helps to maintain image sharpness when working in low-light conditions or at the longer end of the zoom range. In addition to high resolution still images, you can also record HD 720p video, which can be easily accessed via the dedicated movie button. Image review, composition, and menu navigation are done via the 3.0″ 230k-dot LCD monitor.

Nikon Coolpix S2800

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4.   Samsung WB350F

The black Samsung WB350F Smart Digital Camera is a point-and-shoot with a 16 MP Back Side Illuminated CMOS image sensor and a 3″ hGVA hybrid touch screen. The 21x optical zoom lens gives you a long focal range, from wide angle to telephoto, to cover most shooting situations. It has a 35mm equivalent focal length of 23-483mm with a variable aperture range of f/2.8-5.9. The camera also captures Full HD 1080p video at 30 fps.

Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity mean that your camera can easily transfer and share files with the Tag & Go feature: simply connect your camera to a smartphone, and tap the devices to transfer your files.



Samsung WB350F

Samsung – WB350F 16.3-Megapixel Digital Camera – Black

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5.  Fujifilm FinePix AX655

The FujiFilm FinePix AX655 16.0 Megapixel Digital Camera gives you an easily portable way to take photos and videos of important places, people and events. A super compact & lightweight digital camera with 5x optical zoom, it can capture both far-away and close-up shots. A 2.7-inch TFT LCD screen makes it easy to frame your shots and ensures that you don’t miss important details. A built-in flash helps you take bright and clear pictures.

Fujifilm FinePix AX655

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