The world is shifting towards more compact cameras, and with the latest mirrorless technology, it’s become possible to get high-quality shots without carrying a bulky camera. However, these mirrorless cameras still need to be carried in a separate bag with its kit and accessories. With the rising popularity of vlogging, many of us look for a camera that doesn’t need to be carried in a separate bag or can fit in our existing bags. For them, we have compiled some really interesting options that we found on Amazon. Have a look.
The Powershot SX430 is a low-cost superzoom camera aimed at budding photographers or first-time camera buyers. It comes packed with a 20.5-megapixel 1/2.3-inch CMOS sensor and a 45x optical zoom lens which is equivalent to 24-1080mm in 35mm terms. Some of its key features include WiFi and NFC connectivity which makes the process of pairing and transferring files from the camera very smooth. Other features include HD (720p) movie recording and intelligent Image Stabilizer for stills and movies.
The IXUS 185 is a great budget camera for beginners that is sleek, lightweight and looks very stylish. It features a 20-megapixel 1/2.3-inch CCD sensor and a 10x optical zoom lens which is equivalent to 28-224mm in 35mm terms, 720p movie recording, and Intelligent Image Stabilisation for stills and movies. The IXUS 185 also manages to offer 8x optical zoom lens in, providing a 28-224mm equivalent focal range. It has a claimed battery life of 210 shots from the rechargeable lithium-ion battery.
The Cybershot W810 is a low-cost point and shoot from Sony but it still sports a 20-megapixel CCD sensor with a professional 6X optical zoom lens which has a focal length equivalent to 26 to 156mm. It features a 2.7-inch clear photo LCD 230k dot monitor display that allows for clear picture viewing and for shooting HD movies at 720P without needing to peep into the viewfinder. The highest resolution of this model is 5152×3864 pixels with the aspect ratio of 4:3 and 16:9. The DSC W810 has a native ISO range of 80 to 3200. All of this makes it a suitable option for those who are just getting started with vlogging and want to learn videography without spending a lot.
This one is another affordable alternative for beginners who are just starting out with a digital camera.
The W830 is a mid-range point-and-shoot compact with an 8x optical zoom and 20.1-megapixel CCD sensor. It is an old model, but it still has a 2.7-inch screen and can shoot 720p HD video. It does not have manual exposure control but has a scene detect Intelligent auto exposure and also includes a smile shutter feature that takes a snap automatically when it spots a smile.