A point-and-shoot camera, also known as a compact camera is a separate camera designed especially for simple operations. Most of them are comprises of automatic settings for setting exposure options, focus free lenses or auto-focus and may have flash units. Some people may get confuse between point-and-shoot cameras and Single-lens reflect cameras; but former differs from latter in several aspects such as point-and-shoot cameras use a viewfinder while SLRs do not bear use viewfinder and have only single lens.
Point-and-shoot cameras can be purchased in varying price. What matters most, is your spending capability and your knowledge in photography. In last few years, point-and-shoot cameras have dropped in prices by considerable amount. Therefore now anyone can afford point-and-shoot cameras. But still before setting out to purchase new one, one needs to understand which one is the best among the price range or which one is recommended by most. Here we are, to take you through the latest information related to point-and-shoot cameras which will hopefully help you in choosing best suiting one. While ranking, we have considered various things like price, offered facilities, capacity and so on.
Canon PowerShot S95
The point-and-shoot camera that has made it to the top of our small chart is Canon PowerShot S95. The camera is ideal for the beginners and also for the pros to grow with. It has very manageable size and has perfect blend of manual and automatic controls.
Nikon Coolpix S9100
Sony Cyber-shot DCS-WX5
Here is the descendant of a very famous series, Cyber-shot by Sony sitting on number three. Sony Cyber-shot DCS-WX5 has everything that one amateur may need. The camera even provides some 3D photo taking tricks apart from good image quality and thus some of you are sure to fall for this one.
Canon PowerShot SD4000 IS
The fourth place is occupied by an impressive point-and-shoot camera by canon. The Sony PowerShot SD4000 IS is one of the most attractive and impressive compact cameras we’ve ever tested. It offers image quality and other functions which can otherwise only be seen in professional ones.
Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-TX9
And the last but not the least; at the bottom of our so-called chart is another artwork of Cyber-Shot series. The stylish, sleek and fully touch screen enabled DSC-TX9 provide ultimate overall performance and is fun to use, though image taken using it can look little soft.
Although it is very hard to choose between hundreds of options available in market owing to prices, we have made the above list keeping overall rating in mind. If you are ready to spend big time behind these beautiful devices, you can surely get your hands on any latest model offering everything.