In today’s society digital cameras have become one of the most essential equipment in homes and offices. They help individuals to capture treasurable moments in weddings and parties and share the perspective of the world with friends and family members using photographs and videos. Here is a detailed list of the top 20 best digital cameras under 100 dollars available in the market:
1. Sony W800/B
Sony W800/B is our pick of the best 100-dollar digital camera in 2015. It is aesthetic, has a powerful 20.1MP Super HAD CCD sensor, and a durable shockproof case that fits snug in the hands. It also has a 5X optical zoom lens with a blur minimizing SteadyShot image stabilization feature and a 720p HD movie mode for shooting videos. All its menus and buttons are simple and easy to use.
2. Fujifilm FinePix S8600 / S8630
A top-rated product in stores, Fujifilm FinePix S8600 / S8630 is a fun-to-use 16 MP digital camera with a high-performance 36X wide-angle optical zoom lens. It has a built in flash. It also has a built in auto on/off feature, a large 3-inch LCD screen, and a comfortable and ergonomic body with well-spaced buttons that ease use. This digital camera supports face detection. You also get image stabilized image-stabilized optics for shooting professional-looking photographs effortlessly.
3. Nikon COOLPIX L32
Nikon COOLPIX L32 is a well-built digital camera with a wide angled 5X zoom NIKKOR lens and a large 3.0-inch LCD screen. Its body is sturdy and ergonomic. The Smart Portrait feature on offer improves photo quality, while its advanced video-recording engine with surround sound is innovative. This camera is affordable, uses regular AA batteries, and has a 720p HD dedicated video button.
4. Nikon Coolpix L30
Popular in top 10 best digital cameras under 100 dollars 2015 reviews, Nikon Coolpix L30 is a certified refurbished point-and-shoot digital camera that rivals most high-end models. It is light, portable, and perfect for regular travel. It is also durable, has NIKKOR glass lens with genuine 5X zoom and 20 MP CMOS sensor, and a smartly placed dedicated movie button that works well. You no longer have to browse nested settings to record videos, as was the case using traditional cameras.
5. General Imaging X450
General Imaging X450 is a stylish and high-performance digital camera with an easy-to-use point and shoot design that novice photographers like. It has a reliable 16MP CMOS sensor, a 25X optical zoom glass lens, and a 2.7-inch PowerPro LCD screen that supports review and playback of photographs. It also supports 720p full HD video recording and has a built in flash with a slow synchro mode, red eye removal, and auto and forced flash modes.
6. General Imaging E1410SW-CP
Liked by both professional and novice photographers, General Imaging E1410SW-CPn is a cheap yet functional digital camera with a 14.4 MP CMOS sensor and a 10X optical zoom lens. It is image stabilized, has a built in HDMI port for easier transfer of contents, and a high-speed shutter that captures up to 10 frames per second in full resolution. When covering fast action activities such as sports or tracking game, you will not miss an interesting shot because of slow processing speed.
7. General Imaging X450-WH
General Imaging X450-WH by GE is an angelic white 16 MP digital camera that offers value. It is durable, has a large 2.7-inch LCD screen for focusing and reviewing photographs, and a sturdy, non-slip, and ergonomic body that is easy to use indoors and outdoors. This digital camera is affordable. It has a functional electronic viewfinder, a powerful and image stabilized optical zoom lens, and a face beautifier with pan capture features that inspire creativity.
8. Ccbetter CS710 Sports Action
Ccbetter CS710 Sports Action is a cheap, professional-grade digital camera with a super-lightweight (59 grams), easy to use, and durable design. It is also ergonomic and has an array of novel features that boost its functionality and versatility. Its 120-degree wide angled lens, for instance, is perfect for panoramic photography. Its built in 1.5-inch LCD screen does not glare outdoors, while its ability to shoot high-definition digital and time lapse videos makes it one of the most versatile models in this category. Ccbetter CS710 Sports Action digital camera uses rechargeable batteries.
9. Polaroid IS2132-BLACK
Polaroid IS2132-BLACK is an aesthetic black-themed digital camera with a feature-rich design that lasts long. The quality plastic used to manufacture it is impact resistant. Its 2-inch LCD screen is clear and easy to use, while its powerful 16 MP sensor and 21X zoom lens boost its performance in both low and high light environments. Whether you like covering birthday parties and or venture on frequent safaris, Polaroid IS2132-BLACK will never disappoint you. It is point and shoot; supports blink detection and panoramic photography; and has a HDMI Type B output for backing up data.
10. Nikon Coolpix S2900
Do you have 100 dollars to spend on a new digital camera? Do you want a well-designed point-and-shoot model that works well? Nikon Coolpix S2900 is a high-performance camera with a powerful 5X optical zoom lens, a light and easy-to-use design, and a powerful 20MP – 1/2.3″ CCD Sensor. It is impact resistant, image stabilized, supports 1280 x 720 High Resolution video recording, and has a large 2.7-inch fixed type LCD screen that eases setup, review, and sharing photographs via Wi-Fi.
11. Canon PowerShot ELPH 115 16MP Digital Camera
Canon’s 115 16MP ELPH PowerShot design. This compact and slender digital camera has a colored 2.7 inch TFT LCD screen that is suitable for focusing and previewing images or videos captured and or stored in the cameras memory card. For exceptional performance, Canon has included its legendary DIGIC 4 image processor in this model. Finally, with the cameras 28 mm wide-angle lens with 16 megapixels of resolution and 8X optimal zoom, you will be able to capture stunning and feature rich photographs and high-definition videos with minimal effort. Other interesting feature of the ELPH 115 digital camera by Canon include its Face Detection Self Timer, high-speed continuous shooting ability, Smart Auto feature, and powerful lithium ion battery that lasts long.
12. Nikon COOLPIX S31 10.1 MP Digital Camera
Nikon Coolpix camera is a favorite of many beginners and professional photographers for several reasons. First, this digital camera is very easy to use. You do not have to read detailed instructions before embarking on your photo or video shooting escapades. If you are novice and want the camera to optimize settings for each shot, simply select Auto Mode. Its point and shoot feature and over-sized buttons that are easy to manipulate heightens the experience further. Like the PowerShot ELPH 115 by Canon, this camera has a high resolution 2.7 inch screen that eases the photo or video capturing process and a built-in microphone that capture crisp clear sound. You can also review captures photos and videos instantly and even share your adventure with friends and family members. Finally, for those who love swimming or taking underwater shots, Nikon COOLPIX S31 10.1 is water resistant.
13. Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS 16.0 MP Digital Camera
The 16.0MP PowerShot ELPH 130 IS by Canon is another promising digital camera retailing under 100 dollars. This digital has earned good number on our review because of the following reasons: First, this digital camera has a 28mm wide-angle lens with 8X zoom that is suitable for capturing stunning photographs and 720p videos from a distance. If you are a photojournalist and work in a hostile environment, its powerful lens and compact design can also come in handy. Stash it in your pocket and nobody will know that you have a camera. This digital camera also has a powerful DIGIC 4 processor, 2.3-inch CCD sensor, and a massive 3-inch color TFT and LCD monitor.
14. Samsung WB250F 14.2MP Digital Camera
The 14.2MP WB250F camera by Samsung is among the smartest and cost effective cameras in the market. Apart from its high-resolution 3.0-inch touch LCD screen that is good for previewing videos and pictures; this camera has a powerful lens with a wide zoon range (18x optical zoom). As such, you can capture the exact photo you are looking for no matter the range or environment. You can also capture crystal clear videos (1080p HD) and photos in low light situations courtesy of the WB250F’s Backside-Illuminated 14.2 megapixel CMOS sensor (gathers more light) and its Low Light Shot feature. Because this camera records in H.264 format, you can capture longer videos during birthdays or wedding events that those capturing MPEG videos. You can then use the cameras SMART features to upload content to social media platforms, back them up in computers, or save them in your personal cloud storage space.
15. Sony DSC-W710/B 16MP Digital Camera
For those who are tired of capturing blurry images or are having a hard time shooting panoramic photographs or movies with their current digital camera, the16Mp DSC-W710/B digital camera by Sony will not disappoint. When you are using this digital camera, it illuminates everything. Its Cyber-Shot W710 advanced flash for example, will light up your scenery, whether you are capturing up-close shot or videos, or large group sets. Even though its lens has a low optical zoom (5X) compared to Samsung WB250F’s 18X optical zoom, you can easily capture captivating landscapes by depressing the cameras shutter and then sweeping in the direction you are shooting. You can retouch images using the camera built-in effects or transform some of your photos into interesting works of arts.
16. Samsung DV150F 16.2MP Digital Camera
A major feature that set this camera model apart from its competition is its double LCD screen display design. Generally, it has a big 2.7 inch front camera that comes in handy when you are capturing photos and videos outdoors or during social event. Through it, you can preview the kind of photography you are about to take and adjust your camera if needed, to get the best. The rear 15-inch LCD screen on the hand helps you take self-portraits. You no longer have to request a stranger to help take your photograph when you are touring an area. Apart from its Dual LCD display, Samsung DV150F camera has a powerful Fast 25mm Wide-Angle Lens with 5X Zoom, 16.2 megapixel CCD sensor, and an array of smart features that allow you to modify your pictures, share, or store them in the cloud, computer, or phone.
17. Canon PowerShot A2500 16MP Digital Camera
The 16MP Canon PowerShot A2 is a feature rich digital camera that is among the best in the market. Apart of from its compact and sleek design characteristic of many point and shoot cameras, powerful 28mm Wide-Angle lens with 5x optical zoom, and 2.7-inch LCD display, the following interesting features have earned it the number four spot on our list. First, this digital camera is very easy to use. Point and shoot to capture stunning photographs from a single location. It is also environmentally friendly. When in ECO Mode, this digital camera minimizes battery consumption, prolonging its life as a result. Its DIGIC 4 image processor and 16 megapixel CCD sensor are also powerful and heighten the functionality and productivity of this world famous digital camera.
18. Nikon COOLPIX S3500 20.1 MP Digital Camera
Talking about the best digital cameras under 100 dollars, a few models come close to the 20.1MP Nikon Coolpix S3500 digital camera. This model has the patented wide-angle 7X NIKKOR glass lens that captures stunning photographs and 720p HD videos. If you are a novice photographer or work in an environment where you are prone to shaking (on top of vehicles during safaris, etc.), this cameras lens has an effective Vibration Reduction technology that help to keep shots steady. Paired with this camera’s 20.1 megapixel CCD image sensor, you will be able to capture steady high quality videos and crisp clear photographs with minimal effort.
19. Canon PowerShot A2500 16MP Digital Camera
The 16MP Canon PowerShot A2500 digital camera is a compact and feature packed accessory suitable for both novice and professional photographers or cinematographers. It has a DIGIC 4 image processor that is fast and effective; a 16 megapixel CCD sensor that automatically illuminates scenes; and a Smart Auto technology optimizes camera settings in 32 predefined shooting situations. The A2500’s 28mm wide-angle lens also has a Digital Image Stabilizer that helps to eliminate blurry photos and shaky videos.
20. Samsung ST150F 16.2MP Digital Camera
Apart from its light weight and compact design, this digital camera has a3.0-inch LCD screen, a 16.1MP CCD Sensor, and a wide angle lens with 5X optimal zoom. SMART feature that have increased its popularity among tourists and professional photographers alike are its remote viewfinder feature, cloud service, PC auto-backup, all share, and the Samsung smart camera app.