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Top 10 Best Budget / Cheap Compact Cameras 2013

Top 10 Best Budget / Cheap Compact Cameras 2013 - We take a look at 10 top digital compact cameras all available for under �100.

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Category : Compact Cameras
Product : SH-21
Price : £335
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If you are looking to buy a camera but have a limited budget, here is a round up of our favourite compact digital cameras reviewed by us, which you can purchase for less than £100, making them ideal for beginners.

1. Olympus SH-21

Olympus SH-21 lens extended

The Olympus SH-21 features a 3 inch touch screen, 12.5x optical zoom lens, as well as a 16 megapixel CMOS sensor, full HD video with stereo sound, as well as a metal body and HDMI, giving it an impressive set of features for a cheap digital camera.

Buy Now for £79

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=1. Samsung WB150F

Samsung WB150F Front Lens Extended

The Samsung WB150F features an impressive 18x optical zoom lens, a metal body, 720p video, manual controls and built in Wi-Fi. Image quality is also good with good colour reproduction, and the camera can share images straight to Facebook and other social network sites.

Buy Now for £89

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=3. Panasonic Lumix SZ5

Panasonic Lumix Dmc Sz5

The Panasonic Lumix SZ5 has 10x optical zoom and Wi-Fi connectivity. The camera features a 3inch screen, a 14 megapixel CCD sensor, 720p video, and is available in black or white.

Buy Now for £79

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=3. Fujfilm FinePix S2980

Fujifilm Finepix S2980

The Fujifilm FinePix S2980 is likely to appeal to beginners or someone who isn't ready for a more expensive camera but wants to learn how aperture and shutter priority modes work. It has an SLR style design, EVF, manual controls and an 18x optical zoom lens.

Buy Now for £95

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=3. Canon Powershot A3500 IS

Canon Powershot A3500 IS

The Canon Powershot A3500 IS offers a 5x optical zoom lens, 16 megapixel sensor, image stabilisation, a 3inch screen and built in Wi-Fi, all packed into a compact metal body available in a number of different colours.

Buy Now for £89

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=3. Sony Cyber-shot WX60


Sony Cyber-shot WX60 Pink (14)

The Sony Cyber-shot WX60 offers an 8x optical zoom lens, a 16.2 magapixel backlit CMOS sensor, full HD video recording with stereo sound and an ultra compact metal body available in a number of different colours, including pink as shown here. 

Buy Now for £89

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=7. Olympus VR-340

Olympus Vr-340 Lens Extended

The Olympus VR-340 is a pocketable camera with a decent 10x optical zoom, making it an ideal choice for taking pictures on your holidays. Colour reproduction is decent and the VR-340 is easy to grip thanks to the groove at the front.

Buy Now for £69

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=7. Samsung WB30F

WB30F

The Samsung WB30F packs an ample 10x optical zoom, built in Wi-Fi for sharing straight to Facebook and other social network sites,  and impressive panoramas making it a respectable camera at this price.

Buy Now for £95

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=9. Canon Powershot SX160 IS

Canon Powershot Sx160 Is (3)

The Canon Powershot SX160 IS features a 16x optical zoom lens and image stabilisation packed into a compact body, and is another camera ideal for beginners. It features a 3inch screen, a 16 megapixel sensor, and takes AA batteries which makes it easy to find replacements when travelling.

Buy Now for £69

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=9. Canon IXUS 132


Canon Ixus 132 Blue (4)

The Canon IXUS 132 is an ultra compact camera with an 8x optical zoom lens with optical image stabilisation, 16 megapixel sensor and a 2.7inch screen on the back, it's available in blue, black, silver and pink.

Buy Now for £79

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For more suggestions, read our latest compact digital camera reviews, or if your budget is higher, then have a look at our Top 10 Best Travel Zoom / Pocket Zoom cameras.

You'll also need to buy a memory card and a case or bag to keep your camera safe and protected - have a look at our complete guide to camera bags.

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8 Apr 2014 11:11AM
Buying a Compact point and shoot camera : Everything you need to know
http://flashmee.blogspot.in/2014/04/buying-compact-point-and-shoot-camera.html

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