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What are Some Affordable Digital Cameras

What are Some Affordable Digital Cameras

Digital cameras are quite popular, and various models are available in the market. Scroll down to find information on some affordable digital cameras.
Suganya Sukumar
Many of us, are very interested in photography, and get attracted towards cameras, especially digital cameras that are available in the market. We look out for the best one which has a better mechanism and most importantly, we see, whether it confines to our budget or not. But, we still don't want to compromise on the quality. This requires proper analyzing of the product and its features. Here are some models that may be affordable and in your budget.
Wallet-friendly Digital Cameras
Nikon Coolpix S570 ($149.95 - $199.95)
Nikon Coolpix S570 is a slim, light-weight digital camera with nice design and good features like smart portrait system, good lens specifications, etc. This ultra compact camera is simple and stylish and it is available in pink, red, blue and black.

Key Specs
  • Dimensions (WHD): 3.6 x 2.2 x 0.8 inches
  • Weight: 4.8 ounces
  • Megapixels: 12 megapixels
  • LCD Size: 2.7 inches
  • Zoom: 5x
  • Highest Resolution Size: 4000 x 3000 pixels
Canon Powershot A480 ($89 - $110)
Canon Powershot A480 is one of the affordable models designed by Canon. It is simple and easy to use. The design is not really very attractive but, it is good enough to take fine photos and to serve your modest requirements in photography. It is available in red, blue, silver and black colors. The performance is not very high but satisfactory. It is powered by AA alkaline batteries.

Key Specs
  • Dimensions: 3.6 x 2.4 x 1.2 inches
  • Weight: 6.7 ounces
  • Megapixels: 10 megapixels
  • LCD Size: 2.5 inches
  • Zoom: 3.3x
  • Highest Resolution Size: 3648 x 2736 pixels
Canon PowerShot A1200 - Silver ($ 109.00 approximately)
This Canon model is quite inexpensive and affordable one. Though it is inexpensive, the quality of this camera is not compromised, but don't expect very high performance. It delivers high photo and video quality but shooting performance is not up to the mark. I wouldn't recommend it for daily active use, but as of money is concerned, it is budget-friendly. AA alkaline batteries are employed to power it.

Key Specs
  • Dimensions: 3.8 x 2.5 x 1.2 inches
  • Weight: 6.5 ounces
  • Megapixels: 12 megapixels
  • LCD Size: 2.7 inches
  • Zoom: 4x
  • High Resolution Size: 4000 x 3000 pixels
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W570 ($144.99 - $186.80)
This is an ultra-compact camera, which is reliable and simple to use. Lens softness in the edges and corners is an undesirable feature in this camera. Decent photography and auto shooting features are some of the good features in it. Shot to shot slowness, prevents it from high ratings. It is powered by lithium-ion batteries.

Key Specs
  • Dimensions: 3.6 x 2.1x 0.8 inches
  • Weight: 4.1 ounces
  • Megapixels: 16 megapixels
  • LCD Size: 2.7 inches
  • Zoom: 5x
  • High Resolution Size: 4,608 x 3456 pixels
Kodak EasyShare M580 - Blue ($114.95 - $149.95 )
Kodak EasyShare M580 is compact device having excellent wide angle focus, which is one of its highlight features. The camera starts with auto-mode inputs, and so you may have to alter the inputs according to the shooting situation. The lens provide better shooting flexibility than many other cameras. Sharing videos and photos, directly from the camera is good a unique feature. Lithium-ion battery is employed and USB cable, battery adapter is also included in the set.

Key Specs
  • Dimensions: 4 x 2.3 x 1 inches
  • Weight: 5.9 ounces
  • Megapixels: 14 megapixels
  • LCD Size: 3 inches
  • Zoom: 8x
  • High Resolution Size: 4288 x 3216 pixels
Fujifilm FinePix JZ300- Silver ($137.99 - $190.95)
Fujifilm FinePix JZ300 has a wide angle compact lens. Mixed photo quality is not a convincing feature in the camera, but the price of the camera is considered, this bad feature can be overlooked. Good optical zoom and easy control system is an advantage. System settings and Shooting settings, are the main tabs in the menu tab, and that makes it easy for the user to operate. It comes in silver and white versions.

Key Specs
  • Dimensions: 3.8 x 2.2 x 1.1 inches
  • Weight: 5.8 ounces
  • Megapixels: 12 megapixels
  • LCD Size: 2.7 inches
  • Zoom: 10x
  • High Resolution Size: 4000 x 3000 pixels
* The above list is not in any specific order of preference.
  • Canon PowerShot SX120 IS ($191.19 - $265.95 )
  • Canon PowerShot A3100 IS - Red ($141.51 - $175.00)
  • Canon PowerShot A2200 - Red ($119.00 - $139.99)
  • Casio Ex-S7 ($ 140)
  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH25 - Black ($147.95 - $199.99 )
Choose a camera after considering your need and usage. If you want a high performance digital camera, you may have to compromise on your budget. The aforementioned prices could vary, depending upon the dealer and the place from where you purchase. So, it's better to inquire about the price from the dealers in your locality. Make sure, you get one from a good dealer, who offers the right warranty. Enjoy clicking!