Top 5 digital cameras for under £300
As we approach that time of year when the sun dares venture out and the scramble for holiday bookings begins, we thought it was about time to share with you some top digital cameras we’ve had our eyes on. Here are just some of the best you’ll find in stores now for under £300, each with enough features to put them up there with the very best.
Each of our picks offer a wealth of features for beginners to those that want as close to professional-looking shots as possible within the £300 price range. Take a look.
Panasonic Lumix TZ30
This compact little shooter boasts an impressive array of features. Its LEICA DC lens has a 20x optical zoom and 24mm Ultra Wide angle perfect for snapping holiday scenes aided bu its 14.1-megapixel MOS Sensor. The Panasonic Lumix TZ30 also has a high-speed autofocus, 10 frames per seconds continuous shooting at the touch of a button, and an array of automatic shooting modes to help even photography beginners take the best possible shots.
Sony Cyber-shot WX100
Sony’s Cyber-shot WX100 is one of the smallest ever digital cameras that pack a 10x optical zoom. The delightfully compact camera is great for both stashing away on holiday and taking with you on nights out. It has an 18.2-megapixel sensor, shoots HD movies, and promises DSLR-like results.
Canon IXUS 510 HS
Another dainty point and shooter. This time from Canon. The IXUS 510 HS comes with built in Wi-Fi to to help you easily share your snaps as they’re taken. It also shoots full HD movies and has a 12 x optical zoom. Not bad for a camera you could fit into a shirt pocket.
Fujifilm FinePix F770EXR
The Fujifilm FinePix F770EXR is a flexible digital snapper that offers versatility and a fine assortment of features to ensure you only take good snaps. A 16-megapixel EXR CMOS sensor with a 20x optical zoom and 25mm wide-angle lens, ISO 12800 and advanced anti-blur result on some fine photos. The Fujifilm FinePix F770EXR also offers 3D shooting, panoramic modes, and easy uploading to Facebook and YouTube.
Nikon COOLPIX P310
Built to perform in all conditions, the Nikon COOLPIX P310 will produce great results wherever, and whenever you use it. The 4.2x optical zoom lens has a fast f/1.8 aperture and wide-angle coverage. A back-illuminated 16-megapixels CMOS sensor gives each pixel more light to help the Nikon COOLPIX P310 perform well even in dark conditions. Full HD video, 3D and high-speed shooting, and vibration reduction are just some of the features packed into the Nikon COOLPIX P310. There’s plenty to play with here.
Any of the above got your photographer senses tingling? Seen any other digital cameras you’d love to recommend? Then let us know in the comments section below.