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Digital Camera Comparison Chart - Top Ten Digital Cameras

The range of digital cameras for an amateur and a professional photographer will differ vastly because of its purpose or use. In this Buzzle article, we will be discussing the top ten digital cameras in market today that can be used by anyone who loves photography.
Tips for buying a digital camera
  1. Determine your requirement for the camera.
  2. Pick between a DSLR or point and shoot.
  3. Don't get hung up on megapixels.
  4. Take 'optical zoom' into consideration.
  5. Read product reviews on various websites.
  6. Use the camera before purchasing it.

Digital cameras can be regarded as a one-time investment when compared to film cameras. You do not have to bear the cost of purchasing film nor for developing the same. There is no loss incurred due to errors in any photographs as you can simply erase the unwanted ones. They offer instant previews of the pictures taken along with the features like sharing, editing, and printing options.

10 Best Cameras

As you read through the following list, you will see that we have given a compilation of the best cameras available in market today. Depending on your requirements, do extensive research on the models that you like.

* The following list of products have been compiled in no specific manner.

Nikon COOLPIX L840

Size and Weight - 4.5 x 3.1 x 3.8 inches, 19 ounces
Resolution - 16 Megapixel
Image Sensor - 1/2.3 in. CMOS
Optical Zoom - 38x
Autofocus Points - Manual 99-point
LCD Screen - 3.0" diagonal TFT-LCD with Anti-reflection coating
Sensitivity - ISO 125-1600 / ISO 3200, 6400 (available when using Auto mode)
Aperture - f/3.0
Shutter Speed - 1/1500-1 sec., 1/4000 sec. (high-speed continuous shooting)
Storage - SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards
Price - $299.95

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Size and Weight - 5.02 x 3.65 x 4.50 inches, 1.34 pounds
Resolution - 16 Megapixel
Image Sensor - 1/2.3-inch CMOS
Optical Zoom - 65x
LCD Screen - 3.0" Color Vari-angle LCD with wide viewing angle
Sensitivity - Auto, ISO 100 - 3200
Aperture - f/3.4 (W), f/6.5 (T)
Shutter Speed - 1-1/2000 sec., 15-1/2000 sec. (in Tv and M modes)
Storage - SD/SDHC/SDXC and UHS-I memory cards
Price - $479

Sony Alpha α6000

Size and Weight - 4-3/4" x 2-7/8" x 1-13/16 inches, 10.1 ounces
Resolution - 24.7 megapixel
Image Sensor - 23.5 X 15.6mm Exmor™ APS HD CMOS sensor
Autofocus Points - 179-point
LCD Screen - 3.0" TFT
Sensitivity - Auto, ISO 100 - 51200
Shutter Speed - 1/4000 to 30 sec., 1/60 in AUTO mode
Storage - USB 2.0 Hi-speed (mass-storage, MTP)
Price - $448

Pentax K-3

Size and Weight - 3.9 x 5.2 x 3.1 inches, 1.8 pounds
Resolution - 24 Megapixel
Image Sensor - APS-C sized CMOS
Autofocus Points - 27-point
LCD Screen - 3.2" TFT color
Sensitivity - Auto, ISO 100 - 51200
Aperture - f/2.8
Shutter Speed - 1/8000 to 30 sec.
Storage - SD/SDHC/SDXC, EyeFi, FLU memory cards
Price - $845

Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

Size and Weight - 4.4 x 2.6 x 1.4 inches, 9.5 ounces
Resolution - 20.3 Megapixel
Image Sensor - 1/2.3-inch CMOS
Optical Zoom - 30x
Autofocus Points - 9-point
LCD Screen - 3.0" TFT PureColor
Sensitivity - Auto, ISO 80 - 3200
Aperture - f/3.2 (W), f/6.9 (T)
Shutter Speed - 1 - 1/3200 sec., 15 - 1/3200 sec. (in Tv and M Modes)
Storage - SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards
Price - $329

Nikon D4S

Size and Weight - 6.3 x 6.2 x 3.6 inches, 41.6 ounces
Resolution - 16.2 Megapixel
Image Sensor - 1.4 x 1" CMOS
Optical Zoom - 1x
Autofocus Points - 51-point
LCD Screen - 3.2" diagonal TFT
Sensitivity - ISO 200 - 25600
Aperture - f/8
Shutter Speed - 1/8000 to 30 sec.
Storage - CF, XQD Type Memory
Price - $5,999

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Size and Weight - 2.5 x 4.4 x 1.4 inches, 8.6 ounces
Resolution - 12 Megapixel
Image Sensor - 1/2.3" CMOS
Optical Zoom - 30x
Autofocus Points - 9-point
LCD Screen - 3.0"
Sensitivity - Auto, 80 - 6400
Aperture - f/3.3 (W) - 6.4 (T) to f/8.0
Shutter Speed - 4 - 1/2000 sec., 15 - 60 sec. in Starry Sky Mode
Storage - SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards
Price - $387

Olympus Tough TG-3

Size and Weight - 4.4 x 2.6 x 1.2 inches, 8.7 ounces
Resolution - 16 Megapixel
Image Sensor - 1/2.3" BSI CMOS
Optical Zoom - 4x
LCD Screen - 3.0"
Sensitivity - Auto, 100 - 6400
Aperture - f/2.0 (W) - f/4.9 (T)
Shutter Speed - 1/2 - 1/2000 sec. (Night Scene: Longest 4 sec.)
Storage - USB 2.0 High-Speed
Price - $349.99

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Size and Weight -
Resolution - 24.2 Megapixel
Image Sensor - APS-C CMOS
Autofocus Points - 19-point
LCD Screen - 3.0" touchscreen
Sensitivity - Auto, 100 - 25600
Aperture - f/1.8
Shutter Speed - 1/30 - 1/4000 sec.
Storage - SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards
Price - $899.99

Samsung NX1

Size and Weight - 4 x 5.5 x 2.6 inches, 1.2 pounds
Resolution - 28 Megapixel
Image Sensor - 0.9 x 0.6" CMOS
Optical Zoom - 2.5x
Autofocus Points - 15-point
LCD Screen - 3.0"
Sensitivity - Auto, 100 - 51200
Aperture - f/2-2.8
Shutter Speed - 30 - 1/8000 sec. in Manual Mode
Storage - SDHC memory card
Price - $1,299

The digital camera comparison data above has provided brief specifications of the top ten digital cameras. Needless to say, more in-depth information could be obtained from the dealer. It is important that every feature should be well-known and understood before making any investment on the product. Every company offers something new and unique. Go with a camera that showcases features that reconcile with your needs, and make your photographs worth the price.
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