Buying a point and shoot digital camera comes with many benefits. To start with, it does not burn a hole in your pocket, and more importantly, you need not have a lot of technical knowledge to operate it. Furthermore, it is compact and lightweight, making it an easily portable device as well. If you are looking for something similar, we have curated a list of four budget point and shoot digital cameras that you can buy on Amazon. Note that these products have been selected based on their listed features.
Here is a budget-friendly point and shoot digital camera from Canon that sports a 20.1MP 1-inch type CMOS sensor, which should enable you to click good quality pictures. Thanks to the new DIGIC 7 image processor, you should be able to get a fast and smooth shooting experience. As per company claims, it can shoot up to 8fps in continuous shooting, enabling you to click those interesting action shots. The camera lens offers 4.2x optical zoom with focal lengths ranging from 24mm to 100mm. Furthermore, it has an aperture range of f/1.8-f/2.8, which should come in handy while clicking portraits. The camera also supports video recording in 1080p/60p quality, which should deliver decent videography performance. Finally, the light and compact body design of the camera makes it easy to carry around, even in your pocket.
If you are looking for a budget point and shoot camera that can perform well in telephoto mode, then the Nikon Coolpix A900 should do you justice. The lens of the camera can operate at 35x optical zoom and 70x dynamic zoom, which should enable you to shoot decent quality wildlife pictures. The lens gives you a focal length range of 4.3mm to 151mm, which just shows the efficient ability of the camera to shoot both nearby and far-off objects. Furthermore, it supports 4K UHD video recording at 30fps, which is not a feature you get so easily at this price point. Finally, it sports a 3-inch tiltable LCD screen, which you can tilt by 180° to shoot front-facing pictures and videos as well.
If you are looking for a point and shoot camera with good continuous shooting features at a budget-friendly price, then this model from Sony is a good option to consider. It comes with a 20.1 MP 1-inch type R CMOS sensor, which should enable you to click sharp pictures. Furthermore, it operates on a BIONZ X engine, which not only aids the device to render pictures with good clarity but also perform in low noise as well, according to company claims. Thanks to this advance combination of optical sensor and image processor, the camera can click pictures at 10fps (as per the company claim) without blackout, enabling you to capture fun action sequences in good quality. Finally, the lens used in the camera is the ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* 24-70 mm lens with an F1.8-2.8 aperture, which should enable you to perform good-quality portrait and street photography.
If you are looking to buy a rugged point and shoot camera ideal for most outdoor conditions, without spending a bomb, then the Olympus TG-6 can turn out to be a good buy. It is one of the few cameras in the market that can be used even in the harshest of the conditions, as per company claims. To start with, it is dustproof and waterproof (up to 15m), which means that you can use it at a beach or a pool without the fear of damaging it. Furthermore, the shockproof design of the camera makes it immune to falls up to a height of 2.1m, according to the brand. Additionally, it is freeze-proof as well up to temperatures of -10°C, enabling you to use it even when it is snowing. All such features should make the camera ideal for an adventure junkie or an avid traveller. In terms of picture quality, the camera shoots through a 12MP optical sensor and offers 4x zoom through its lens. Finally, it also supports videography in 1080p format, which should make it ideal for travel vlogging as well.