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The Best Digital Point & Shoot Cameras under $1600

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X100F Mirrorless Digital Camera


From $1299

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Fujifilm X100F Mirrorless Digital Camera

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  • Built in ISO dial, incorporated into the shutter speed dial and operating temperature is 0 degree Celsius to 40 degree Celsius (+32 degree Fahrenheit to +104 degree Fahrenheit); Operating Humidity: 10 to 80 percent (no condensation).
  • 8 way focus lever plus the number of focusing points has been expanded from 49 in previous models to 91 (up to 325 points).
  • New np w126s lithium battery; Focus distance Approx. 10 centimeter Infinity / 3.9 Inches Infinity.
  • AF mode(single / Zone / wide tracking). Hot shoe: Dedicated TTL Flash compatible. Exposure control: TTL 256 zone metering, Multi / Spot / Average / Center Weighted.
  • 24.3MP X Trans CMOS III APS C sensor with no low pass filter and X Processor Pro.


  • ⊖ Expensive.


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  • Enhanced operability w/ independent focus, zoom and aperture rings, Professional dust/moisture resistant magnesium-alloy body, Bright XGA OLED Tru-Finder viewfinder and Sharp 3" multi-angle LCD.
  • Super slow-motion movie HFR (High frame rate) up to 960 fps (40x), Fast Intelligent AF achieves autofocus as quick as 0.09-sec., Fast response up to 14fps and 1/32000 sec. Anti-Distortion Shutter.
  • BIONZ X engine for superior detail reproduction and noise reduction.Wifi:Yes (IEEE802.11b/g/n (2.4 GHz band)).
  • Simple connectivity to smartphones via Wi-Fi and NFC w/ camera apps.
  • High zoom 24-600mm (25x) F2.4-4.0 ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* lens, 20.1 MP 1" Exmor RS stacked back illuminated CMOS sensor w/ DRAM, 4K movie recording w/ direct pixel readout and no pixel binning.


  • ⊕ Superb sensor.
  • ⊕ Wi-Fi with NFC.
  • ⊕ Quick autofocus.
  • ⊕ 4K video capture.
  • ⊕ Raw image capture.


  • ⊖ Expensive.
  • ⊖ Very expensive.
  • ⊖ Menu system could be better.


  • Movies: 4K.
  • Viewfinder: EVF.
  • Maximum continuous shooting speed: 14fps.
  • Resolution: 20.1MP.
  • User level: Intermediate.
  • Type: Bridge camera.
  • Lens: 24-600mm f/2.4-4.
  • Sensor size: 1.0-inch type CMOS.
  • Screen type: 3.0-inch tilting-angle display, 1,230,000 dots.

Sony DSC-RX100 V

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  • AF DETECTION: The most comprehensive phase detection coverage in a compact camera utilizing 315 Auto Focus points.
  • SHOOTING SPEED: World’s fastest continuous shooting speed at 24fps3 w/ autofocus and auto exposure tracking to ensure exceptional high-speed photography.
  • AUTO FOCUS: World’s fastest (0.05 sec.) hybrid AF system (contrast + phase) which is great for action and wildlife photography.
  • SUPER SLOW MOTION VIDEO: Up to 960 fps super slow motion movies.
  • 4K VIDEO: 4K movie w/ direct pixel readout, no pixel binning and fast hybrid AF make the RX100V one of the best cameras for vlogging.
  • ELECTRONIC VIEW FINDER: retractable Tru-Finder EVF provides sharp resolution, bright self-illumination, and high contrast to view shots and adjust settings through a ZEISS T* coated eyepiece.
  • IMAGE SENSOR: 20.1 megapixel 1" Exmor RS stacked back illuminated CMOS sensor w/ DRAM for outstanding image quality and continuous shooting.Battery life(still images)(CIPA):Up to 330 shots / 165 minutes.
  • OPTICAL ZOOM: 3.6x zoom to get the most out of your compact camera.


  • ⊕ Tilting LCD.
  • ⊕ 4K recording.
  • ⊕ Wi-Fi with NFC.
  • ⊕ Quick autofocus.
  • ⊕ Pop-up OLED EVF.


  • ⊖ Very expensive.
  • ⊖ Omits hot shoe.
  • ⊖ Lacks touch screen.

Nikon COOLPIX B700

Most Versatile
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  • ISO 3200, Up to 5 fps Shooting.
  • NIKKOR Super ED 60x Optical Zoom Lens and rechargeable Li-ion battery EN-EL23.
  • Dual Detect Vibration Reduction and raw File Recording.
  • 20.2MP 1/2.3" BSI CMOS Sensor.
  • 3.0" 921k-Dot Vari-Angle LCD Monitor.
  • 24-1440mm (35mm Equivalent) and focal length is 4.3 to 258mm,maximum aperture is f/3.3, to 6.5.
  • Supplied with: AN-CP21 Strap, LC-CP29 Lens Cap, EN-EL23 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery, EH-73 Adapter, UC-E21 USB Cable.
  • Built-In Wi-Fi with NFC & Bluetooth BLE.
  • 921k-Dot Electronic Viewfinder. Focus range : Approx.50 cm (1 ft 8 Inch ) to ∞, [T]: Approx.2.0 m (6 ft 7 Inch ) to ∞. Macro close-upmode: Approx., 1 cm (0.4 Inch ) to ∞.
  • UHD 4K Video Recording at 30p.