The top 10 best compact digital cameras have been reviewed and their best features have been described in detail.
Top 12 best digital compact camera in 2016 reviews
1. Olympus Stylus 1
This camera looks like a mini DSLR and has an excellent electronic viewfinder. It is a quick device with a 3 inch tilting screen, a bright 10.7x optical zoom lens and built in Wi-Fi.
2. Nikon Coolpix P600
This camera is best suited for those who wish to cover a broad range of different photographic genres. It will meet all their requirements without requiring any efforts to carry expensive lenses and a tripod.
3. Panasonic Lumix LX100
This camera sports an impressive equivalent lens by Leica with an amazing focal length and also offers optical image stabilisation. Other features are an EVF, Micro Four Thirds sensor, 4K video recording, Wi-Fi and manual controlling of the aperture and shutter.
4. Sony Cyber-shot RX10
It has a bright Carl Zeiss optical zoom lens with a focal length of f/2.8 8.3x and a large 1 inch sensor. Some other features are Wi-Fi, tilting screen, a built-in electronic viewfinder and a top LCD. But, it is not very compact compared to its counterparts.
5. Samsung Galaxy NX
This camera incorporates the 4.2 Jelly Bean android operating system. It is a mirrorless device with a 20.3 megapixel APS-C sensor and a DRIMe IV Image Signal Processor by Samsung.
6. Olympus Stylus XZ-2
This camera delivers amazing image quality and sports several features and expansion options that can’t be found on many other compact cameras.
7. Nikon Coolpix P340
This versatile camera is quite small and can fit in one’s pocket but it possesses some amazing features. It does HD video recording with full 1080p resolution and delivers fabulous images because of its f/1.8 5x optical zoom lens.
8. Fujifilm X100s
This camera is a wonderful option with a f/2.0 35mm equivalent lens. The APS-C sensor of 16.3 megapixel and large optical viewfinder deliver extremely high quality photos and the camera sports a classic design.
9. Canon Powershot G16
This one is a recommended option as it is easy to use and sports a lot of features in a well-built body. The image quality is fabulous and it has a built-in Wi-fi. The camera does video recording at 12 fps and has a f/1.8-2.8 lens.
10. Ricoh GR
Being the smallest digital camera of the world, this one features a very sharp lens of 28 mm and an APS-C CMOS sensor. It delivers a wonderful image quality and its accessories are priced quite reasonably.
11. Fujifilm X20
This camera is well built and stylish featuring an optical viewfinder. It takes high image quality and provides raw shooting, full manual controls and flash hot shoe.
12. Sony Cyber-shot RX100 II
The camera is built to support Wi-fi connections and NFC. It features an 1 inch 20.2 megapixel backlit CMOS sensor and a tilting screen. The flash hot-shoe with multi-interface and the f/1.8 Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar lens make it even more wonderful.