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There is no dearth of Point and Shoot cameras today in the Indian market. In fact, choosing one to fit perfectly in your requirements has become a highly tedious task. And without knowing the facts and features, people tend to fall in traps for megapixels and zooms. So, here I’ve picked a few good cameras around Rs 10,000 available in market and reviewed them for ready reference.

 

Sony CyberShot DSC-WX50

 

   Buy Sony CyberShot DSC-WX50 Point & Shoot: Camera

Features:

  • 16.2 Megapixels CMOS sensor
  • 5x Optical Zoom and 20x Digital Zoom
  • 35 mm Equivalent Focal Length: 25 – 125 mm
  • f/2.6 – f/6.3 Aperture
  • Exmor R CMOS Image Sensor
  • 2.7 inch LCD

Pros:

  • Full Glass Carl Zeiss Optics
  • Fast speedy photo and video (Full HD) performance
  • Cheapest camera with CMOS Sensor
  • Compact design

Cons:

  • Might be too small for some
  • Relatively poor battery backup
  • Picture quality might not be good for some

Price: Rs 9300

 

 

Canon IXUS 125 HS

ixus 125

Features:

  • 16.1 megapixels CMOS Sensor
  • 5x Optical Zoom and 4x Digital Zoom
  • 35 mm Equivalent Focal Length: 24 – 120 mm
  • f/2.7 – f/5.9 Aperture
  • 3 inch LCD

Pros:

  • Small and Lightweight
  • CMOS sensor
  • Full HD Video

Cons:

  • Relatively short battery life
  • Mixed shooting performance

Price: Rs 11639

 

 

Nikon Coolpix S6300

Features:

  • 16.0 Megapixels
  • 10x Optical Zoom and 4x Digital Zoom
  • 35 mm Equivalent Focal Length: 25 – 250 mm
  • f/3.2 – f/5.8 Aperture
  • BSI CMOS Image Sensor

Pros:

  • Large Zoom
  • CMOS Sensor
  • Good shooting options
  • Well Placed controls

Cons:

  • Temperamental Autofocus
  • Short battery life

Price: Rs 9652

 

 

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH27

Buy Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH27 Point & Shoot: Camera

Features:

  • 16.1 Megapixels
  • 8x Optical Zoom and 4x Digital Zoom
  • 35 mm Equivalent Focal Length: 28 – 224 mm
  • f/3.3 – f/5.9 Aperture
  • 3 inch LCD

Pros:

  • Useful Touchscreen
  • Good lens
  • Okay-ish Image Quality

Cons:

  • Zoom cannot be used while recording videos
  • Outdated CCD sensor
  • Bit costly for what it offers

Price: Rs. 10175

 

 

Samsung ST200F

Buy Samsung ST200F Point & Shoot: Camera

Features:

  • 16.1 Megapixels
  • 10x Optical Zoom and 5x Digital Zoom
  • 35 mm Equivalent Focal Length: 27 – 270 mm
  • f/3.1 – f/5.6 Aperture

Pros:

  • Wi-Fi connectivity
  • Good overall image quality
  • Small Compact size

Cons:

  • Noise is a problem
  • No full HD video
  • Mediocre Looks