A wide range of highly performing digital cameras can be found at a friendly price range of $300. These are great casual companions that give you a little more than photo and video capturing. They look great, ultra-thin, are lightweight and super-fast in performance.
Generally the good cameras under 300 dollars are compact or ultra-compact, have large LCDs and high lens resolution with an accompanying great optical sensors. Here we have compiled a list of top digital cameras under 300:
10. Pentax Optio WG-3 Digital camera
Released in January 2013, this good quality camera under 300 is something you need to check out. With ultra-thin design, lightweight and beautiful body, Pentax Optio WG-3 is easy-to-use and very portable. The camera is compact type, with 4.0x optical zoom, 15.9 megapixel lens resolution, and LCD screen size of 3.0 inches, BSI-CMOS image sensor and HD recording capabilities. It is also waterproof allowing you to use it in various weather conditions. This camera will cost you between $263 and $306.
9. Canon PowerShot N
This camera is truly innovative in design and size. Canon Power Shot is a Compact, simple point and shoot camera with an optical zoom of 8x, lens resolution of 12.1 megapixels, BSI-CMOS image sensor and an LCD screen of 2.8 inches. This camera is smaller than you can imagine and yet produce very good quality photos and videos. You can buy it at just $299.
8. Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS25
This is a good affordable digital camera 2013. It boasts of being a fast camera with incredible photo and video capabilities. Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS25 has high resolution screen at 16.1 megapixels, 20.1x optical zoom, a 3.0 inch LCD screen and BSI-CMOS image sensor. It is amazing that this camera will cost you only between $235 and $330.
7. Fuji FinePix S8200
This is one of the best SLR cameras under $300 which boasts of 3.0 inch, TFT LCD display, a high precision Fujinon lens as well as powerful lens shift optical image stabilization. It also comes with a great quality 16MP 1/2.3 inch BSI-CMOS image sensor. It is capable of recording moving pictures at 1080/60i HD in addition to stereo sound quality. Even with these awesome features, you will only pay a range of price between $215 and $350.
6. Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-WX300
This is considered by many people as the best long zoom Point and Shoot digital camera in the market. Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-WX300 features an optical zoom of 20.1x, a 3.0 inch LCD screen with a resolution of 18.2 megapixels and an Exmor R CMOS. It also records in HD at 1080/60i with very high quality images and video. You will have to part with between $278 and $350.
5. Nikon Coolpix AW110
This is perhaps the best waterproof camera under $300. It prides in great picture quality, decent macros, accurate and quick GPS tagging as well as the ability to perform well even in waters 2 meters deep. This compact camera comes with 5x optical zoom, 16.8-megapixel screen resolution, CMOS image sensor and a 3.0 inch LCD screen. The camera goes for as low as $282 and as high as $350.
4. Canon PowerShot SX280 HS
With wireless capabilities, quicker GPS and greater image quality, Canon PowerShot SX280 HS is a must have best camera under $300. It features a 20x optical zoom, 12.1-megapixel screen resolution with BSI-CMOS image sensor, a 3.0 inch LCD screen. It retails for between $299 and $390. This is a gadget you need to have.
3. Fuji FinePix F800EXR
This compact, standard point and shoot camera is truly awesome. It presents and 20.0x optical zoom, screen resolution of 16 megapixels, image sensor type of EXR CMOS with a variety of shooting options. It can record at 480p, 720p (HDTV). It also has Wi-Fi capabilities allowing it to be connected to easily to android and iOS devices. This great photography device is available at between $202 and $379.
2. Samsung EX2F
This top notch digital camera under $300 boasts of very good image quality, simple Wi-Fi sharing, easy to access controls with a Swivel AMOLED screen. Samsung EX2F also features 12.4-megapixel screen, an optical zoom of 3.3x, BSI-CMOS image sensor and a 3.0 inch LCD screen. You can obtain your own gadget at just $299.
1. Fuji FinePix XP200
Rain, snow, dirt, underwater, mud even dust cannot deter you from taking memorable photos and videos with this highly portable compact digital camera. Fuji FinePix XP200 is a great camera boasting of being waterproof, shockproof, dust proof and freeze proof. If you want to experience the real meaning of photography then go for this camera which costs just $259.