Top 10 Best Digital Cameras for Under 200 Dollars in 2015 Reviews even cheap digital cameras are powerful, rich with features and technologically far more advanced than they were a couple of years ago. Spending too much money is no longer necessary in order to be able to purchase a inexpensive, high-quality digital camera. In fact, $200 is the ideal price point when looking for a digital camera, especially if you are new to photography. By spending $200 or below, you will still end up with a digital camera that will provide good value. All you need to do is read the following brief overviews of the top 10 best digital cameras for under 200 dollars in 2015 reviews.
10. Canon PowerShot ELPH 115
Out of all the digital cameras in Canon’s ELPH series, the PowerShot ELPH 115 is the most reasonably-priced one. Like the others from the series, this digital camera also features compact dimensions and solid build quality. It packs an 8x lens into a svelte body, but its 16-megapixel CCD sensor leaves a bit to be desired when compared with more expensive models that capture images using CMOS technology. It’s also a little pricey in comparison to our Editors’ Choice budget camera, the Canon PowerShot A1400, especially when you consider that the two models offer similar image quality and performance.
This 16.4-megapixel compact digital camera from Fujifilm is dust-, fire-, shock- and water-resistant. Full HD 1920 x 1080-pixel can be recorded with this camera thank to its 16M CMOS sensor. It also has a dedicated Film record button, so a single touch will switch it to Film recording mode. It also includes “Burst Mode” and “Steady Capturing” buttons, while videos can be recorded at up to 60 frames/sec.
8. Samsung DV150F
The DV150F from Samsung has a Dual View design along with a rear LCD, while you can even capture self portraits while taking a look at the front LCD. Its lens has a wide-angel field of view of 25mm, so you can even capture self-portraits with your friends. It also features a fast maximum aperture of f/2.5 as well as Wi-Fi for instant sharing of the photos and videos.
7. Canon PowerShot SX600 HS
The PowerShot SX600 HS from that is a surprisingly slim digital camera considering that its svelte body contains an 18x zoom lens. The innovative Creative Shot mode is featured by this 16-megapixel camera, so unique color filters and crops can be added to photos. It is also includes Wi-Fi so photos can also be shared as soon as they are captured. Some of its pros includes its quick focus and sharp lens.
6. Nikon COOLPIX L830
The COOLPIX L830 is a reasonably-priced long-zoom digital camera from Nikon that is not excessively loaded with features that are rarely used. In comparison to the L820 that was released before it, it features a Dynamic Fine Zoom, 765mm zoom and a tilting LCD. Along with the fact that its a 16 megapixels digital camera, one of its other impressive features is its 34x super-zoom lens.
5. Sony DSCW830/B
The Sony DSCW830/B is a pocket-sized black-colored point-and-shoot digital camera equipped with a 1/2.3-inch, 20.1MP, Super HAD CCD image sensor so you will be able to capture high-resolution photos. Similarly, 1280 x 720 HD videos can be captured at 30 fps, and it has an ISO 3200 low-light sensitivity. Its Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar 4.5-36mm lens also has an 8x optical zoom and a 25-200mm focal length range.
4. Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS
This PowerShot ELPH 130 IS is from Canon’s ELPH series digital cameras. It is equipped with a CCD 16-megapixel image sensor and a lens that can zoom up to 8 times. Unlike its predecessor the ELPH 115 IS, this digital camera includes Wi-Fi. This digital camera will make it possible to switch between Automatic shooting and Program mode by using the big toggle switch on the back.
3. Nikon Coolpix L330
The Coolpix L330 is one of the latest additions to the L series by Nikon, released soon after the L320. This black-colored digital camera has a 4x digital zoom, 26x optical zoom and an effective 20.2 million pixel count. It also features a 460k-dot 3-inch LCD screen and a lens with a focal length of 22.5-585mm that can focus at a minimum 1cm distance, making it ideal for capturing macro photos.
2. Sony W800/B
The W800/B is a compact and lightweight 20.1 megpixels point and shoot digital camera from Sony and with a 1/2.3-inch Super HAD CCD sensor. It is also equipped with a professional 5x optical zoom lens that has a 26-130mm focal length, which is the equivalent of 35mm. All the high quality photos and 720p HD videos that are captured can be viewed on the rear 230k-dot LCD monitor.
1. Nikon Coolpix S2800
The Coolpix S2800 is a slim and stylish 20.1-megapixel digital camera from Nikon, so every detail will be recreated when taking high-resolution photos, and every sight and sound will be captured when recording HD videos. The camera’s intelligent Target Finding autofocus will automatically determine and put the focus on the subject. Thanks to its Glamour Retouch feature, photos can also be retouched like a professional.