The best compact cameras available on the market

The advancement of technology has led to amazing cameras being launched every day for customers. These days a number of compact cameras are available on the market with a multitude of features. While earlier compact cameras used to feature smaller sensors alike to those of point and shoot cameras, they have been upgraded with larger sensors which provide better ISOs, enhanced definition and defocusing to bestow images akin to DSLR cameras while still retaining their pocket size. People can choose the best compact camera according to their budget as they come in a wide variety of price ranges.

Some of the best available cameras presently on the market have been listed below for helping customers to make the best choice according to their interests and preferences:

Panasonic LX100:

This camera is the latest release on the list and comes with a Live MOS, Micro Four Thirds type sensor which has long proven its efficiency among rivals. The camera is equipped with a 24-75mm lens with f/1.7-2.8 but the lens is a fixed zoom one. The LX100 features a pixel count of 12.8 Megapixels along with a screen of 3 inch with 921,000 dots which can be operated through controls. The camera comes with a viewfinder and has a maximum shooting rate of 11 frames per second (fps) along with a maximum resolution of 4K for videos. The camera is equipped with numerous features and control options such as shutter speed dial or traditional aperture ring along with WiFi connectivity.

Sony RX1R:

This is another option which brings strong competition to the compact camera category with its superior CMOS full frame sized sensor. The lens is a 35mm f/2 Carl Zeiss accompanied by 24.3 Megapixels to deliver astounding images to the user. The camera comes with a 3 inch screen with 1,228,800 dots and an option for viewfinder. The camera offers a maximum shooting rate and video resolution of 5 fps and 1080 pixels respectively. The images snapped by this camera have vibrant colors and reduced noise along with no anti-aliasing filter to capture accurate detail as well.

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II:

This camera comes with a CMOS sensor of 1.5 inch size and features a 24-120mm f/2-3.9 type lens allowing for 5x optical zooming. The camera has a pixel count of 12.8 Megapixels and a touchscreen of 3 inches with 1,040,000 dots and an option for viewfinder. The maximum shooting rate for this camera is 5.2 fps and can capture videos in up to 1080 pixel resolution. This camera also flaunts a Digic 6 type of processor which controls noise effectively and delivers images with the pleasing warmth which Canon is known for. The camera provides quick focusing and smooth processing to customers and also comes with inbuilt WiFi.

Nikon Coolpix A:

This camera features a huge APS-C sized CMOS camera taking its images to the DSLR level without increasing the body’s size. The zoom lens is a fixed type 28mm f/2.8. The camera features a 3 inch screen with 921,000 dots along with a pixel count of 16.2 Megapixels. The camera offers a continuous shooting rate of up to 4 fps and a video resolution of 1080 pixels. The controls have been arranged well to support quick and easy operation of the camera.

Ricoh GR:

Equipped with APS-C sized large CMOS sensor, this camera is sure to impress customers with its image quality. The camera carries a fixed lens of 28mm f/2.8 type and has a pixel count of 16.2 Megapixels. The Ricoh GR sports a 3 inch screen with 1,230,000 dots and has an option for viewfinder as well. The highest continuous rate of shooting supported by camera is 4 fps and it can capture videos in up to 1080 pixels. Despite being equipped with a large sensor, this camera is still the most affordable on the list.

Fuji X100T:

Featuring an X-trans type of sensor with large APS-C size, this camera is a great option for capturing brilliant images in high quality. The camera has a fixed type lens of 35mm f/2 which is accompanied 16 Megapixels to deliver great photos. The camera features a 3 inch screen with 1,040,000 dots and also has an EVF/optical hybrid viewfinder for photography enthusiasts to choose between optical and electronic viewing. The highest shooting rate supported by camera is 6fps and it is capable of capturing videos in 1080 pixel quality. The camera boasts an alluring retro style look with compact size. The camera also comes with inbuilt Wi-Fi and can be controlled from anywhere through the Fuji’s Camera Remote app.