Advantages of Point and Shoot Cameras: While DSLR is the best camera out there in the market; it can often tend to be a hassle when carrying it around on outings and short trips. Sometimes you just don’t want to carry around bulky gadgets which is why point and shoot cameras seem more attractive during times like this. Apart from the low price range of point and shoot cameras, the sleek design, easy automatic modes of shooting, point and shoot cameras are a great choice; especially if you’re not into hi-tech photography. The following are some of the great entry level point and shoot digital cameras available in the market under the price tag of Rs.10,000, a favourable budget for most people.
Canon PowerShot SX150IS: The canon power shot comes at a price range of Rs.8725 that offers its users automatic as well as manual controls which is quite commendable given the Rs.10000 bracket within which it is available. It features a 14.1 megapixel resolution, has a shutter speed of 15-1/2500 sec, an aperture of F3.4-F5.6 and works on 2 AA batteries. It has an optical zoom of 12x and a focal length range of 28-336mm. For beginners interested in photography but having a low budget, the Canon power shot makes a great choice with its manual features and produces great photos even for those having no clue about exposure parameters and other technicalities of photography.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6: Available with a price tag of Rs.7625, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 is a light weight compact camera with the best possible features within this price range and dimensions. Packed with a 5x optical zoom, a shutter speed of 8-1/1600 sec, an aperture of F2.5-F6.4 and 14.1Mp picture resolution, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 makes a great buy. You can choose its pre-set modes of landscape, panorama etc. In all it’s a stylish and good performance camera worthy of its price. Buyers have the option of choosing from five colours – black, silver, pink, blue and yellow.
Nikon Coolpix S6300: If you’re tight on budget but looking for a high zoom camera, the Nikon Coolpix S6300 makes a great choice within the price range of Rs. 9652. It is an ideal point and shoot camera considering easy operational features and a smart auto mode to help analyse frame and subject offering high picture quality. There are about 19 pre-set modes to choose from and features a 16 MP resolution, 10x optical zoom, aperture of F3.2-5.8 and a focal length range of 25-250 mm.
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