Best Cheap Cameras Under $100 Currently Available

Pocket cameras have now become a travel essential. And the best part of owning such a camera is that you can find a good quality device which is quite affordable, at even a price point under $100. While you might not be able to expect a high degree of manual controls and high quality resolution enough to produce large prints out of these cheap, you can expect good auto settings and reasonable performance criteria adequate for most beginner level photographers.

Leading the list of such affordable devices id the budget camera Lumix DMC-F5K introduced by the leading camera brand Panasonic. The first most striking feature of the device is the lightweight, sleek design which makes it very easy to carry around and can fit in any pocket or purse with ease. Out of the performance features, the device boasts of 14.1 MP resolution, 5x optical zoom and a 2.7 inch good quality screen. In addition the camera comes with a 90 MB inbuilt memory and supports expandable memory as well. The Auto Scene Selector is yet another useful feature which senses the light condition and adjusts the settings accordingly, making it a great device for even a beginner to use.

Yet another leading brand known for producing best cameras, Canon introduces the Power Shot ELPH115 as its own budget camera. This device too boasts of impressive performance features such as 16 MP resolution, 8x optical zoom, and a high quality 2.7 inch screen. This camera features some great automatic modes which can identify between 32 possible shooting conditions. It also has an Intelligent Image Stabilization system and Eco-mode for extending battery life. Other such great camera models include:

  • Sony Cyber Shot DSC-W710
  • Samsung WB35F
  • Nikon Cool Pix L30

Best Cheap Underwater Camera Available Under 100 Dollars

Also when considering what are the best cameras to purchase in this price point, you might want to consider a budget camera which is suitable for underwater use. The Bell+Howell Splash WP7 is one such great underwater camera to consider in this instance. Performance wise this camera can tolerate submergence up to 10 feet, has 12 MP resolution, and comes with a 5 MP CMOS Sensor. The digital display of 2.4 inches is of good quality and is great for use even underwater.

Author's Bio: 

Jerome Julian is a strong lover of photography and writes about the budget camera under 100 dollars and recommends the budget digital cameras from popular brands like Canon, Nikon etc.