In the fast paced world we live in today, we rarely get the time to stop and savor the special moments. However, it is possible to externalize these memories in stunning detail and crystal clarity with the help of a well-equipped point-and-shoot camera. Below is a compiled list of some of the best cameras in 2016.
10. Canon Power Shot SX410 IS
The compact PowerShot SX410 features a 40x optical zoom lens and a 20 Megapixel Canon DIGIC sensor. It comes with an impressive 24mm wide-angle lens that will help you take in more with a single shot. The camera works with a DIGIC 4+ image processor to offer a receptive capturing device with high-quality images. Images are shake-free thanks to its optical image stabilizer and intelligent IS system. The Power Shot SX410 IS has high processing speed which creates a fast and responsive performance for an effortless shooting experience.
9. Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS (Blue)
Capturing high-quality videos and still images will be significantly easier with the new trim and modern PowerShot ELPH 170 IS camera. A camera is an ideal tool that has been equipped with a 12x optical zoom for added resourcefulness. It comes with an Intelligent IS, which makes images clear and free from tremors even at high zoom length. It also offers a 20.0-megapixel sensor with a DIGIC 4+ Image Processor for high-resolution imaging. You can shoot high definition videos anywhere, anytime use this slim digital camera.
8. Sony DSC-RX100M III Cyber-shot Digital Still Camera.
The Sony DSC-RX100M III Cyber-shot Digital Still Camera uses the new 24-70mm equivalent F1.8-2.8 lens. The RX100 III gives a low light performance and shallower depth-of-field at the telephoto end compared to other digital still cameras. The camera has a 20.9 MP 1” type Exmor R CMOS sensor, continuous shooting of up to 10 FPS and 24-70mm equivalent F/1.8-2.8 lens among other intriguing features.
It also has bright apertures across zoom ranges, which offer huge flexibility. Equipped with a high-quality responsive viewfinder, the camera offers perfect control when shooting videos. Its inbuilt ND filters enable it to shoot still photos and videos in bright light with outstanding clarity. It is also well implemented with Wi-Fi functionality.
7. Nikon Coolpix S2800 Camer
This Nikon Coolpix digital camera is one of the best point-and-shoot cameras for video because of its outstanding features. Its ability to capture every detail with extra-sharp 20.1 megapixels gives you dazzling HD videos that can be played back on any compatible device. The camera comes with professional Nikon 5X Optical lens. The powerful lens allows you to bring distant objects into focus quite effortlessly and even attain a magnification of up to 4x.
Ordinary shots become amazing with the Nixon Coolpix S2800’s 2.7 inch TFT LCD screen. You can adjust the sharpness, contrast, and brightness on the screen as per your preferences to capture shots in vivid clarity. The video recording functionality can be accessed using a simple one-click 720p movie button located on the back of the camera.
6. Nikon COOLPIX S33 Waterproof Digital Camera (Blue)
The Nikon COOLPIX S33 Waterproof Digital Camera is no doubt one of the best cameras in this category. It is capable of stunning underwater shots, thanks to its sealed, waterproof design. It also features a 3x Zoom-NIKKOR Glass Lens, a powerful 13.2MP low-light CMOS sensor, an electronic vibration reduction feature for steadier shots and a slideshow function among other amazing features.
5. Canon Power Shot SX700 Digital Camera
The SX700 Camera is fairly compact for a camera with such zooming capabilities. It is ergonomically designed to fit your grasp perfectly and allow for steadier shots. The design of the camera focuses on ease of use, with large, easy to manipulate buttons. The camera has an SD card slot and the battery on the bottom next to the tripod mount. It also has a Wi-Fi connection with NFC and one-touch mobile device button for faster connectivity.
It also has a sufficient 3-inch LCD screen with an extensive viewing angle for better viewing. The camera is well capable of capturing amazing 1080p HD videos. A 16.1-megapixel 3-inch high sensitivity sensor with DIGIC 6 image processor delivers impressive performances with admirable consistency.
4. Panasonic DMC-ZS40S Digital Camera with 3.0-Inch LCD
This camera comes with a Leica 30X Super Zoom (24-720) which is stabilized for HD video and still. It also has an eye-level viewfinder that offers enhanced viewing and firmness. The Panasonic DMC-ZS40S Digital Camera with 3.0-Inch LCD has been future proofed with Wi-Fi and GPS with NFC.
The camera also offers a focus peaking, 23-point multi-area autofocus system, P/A/S/M exposure modes, creative panorama and HDR modes for exquisite shots. RAW shooting, a variety of scene modes, creative controls, creative retouch, intelligent Auto, and auto retouch enables you to get more professional-looking results.
3. Canon PowerShot SX400 Digital Camera
The SX400 comes with an impressive 24mm wide-angle lens that is backed with 30x zooming capabilities and an optical image stabilizer. It is capable of taking shots in stunning clarity with its Canon DIGIC 4+ image processor and a 16-megapixel sensor. The camera can also shoot good-quality 720p HD video. It is equipped with IS for stiller images and a smart AUTO mode that help you choose the right camera settings automatically. The high-speed AF function provides for seamless shooting and makes your overall experience seamless.
2. Nikon Coolpix L340 20.2 Megapixel Digital Camera
The Nikon Coolpix L340 features a large ergonomically designed structure with the addition of rubber grips for better handling. The camera’s 28x optical zoom offers outstanding zooming capabilities that allow you to capture distant objects with great clarity. The digital camera comes with powerful 20.2MP CCD sensors for sharp photos and HD quality videos. Its video quality is 720p with frame coverage of approximately 99% in both vertical and horizontal orientations. The package includes a corded Lens Cap, four AA alkaline batteries, a camera strap and a USB cable.
1. Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ70 16.1 MP Digital Camera (Black)
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70 digital camera is equipped with a 16.1MP sensor with a 60x optical zoom. It features an aperture range of F2.8-5.9 and has a powerful 3-inch CMOS sensor. The camera is capable of producing 1080p HD quality videos. It also has an inbuilt windshield in its microphone that improves sound quality and shields the sound from external noises.