Best Point and Shoot Cameras under 15,000 – 2017

Planning to buy Point and Shoot Cameras within the budget of Rs.15000? Here are some of the best performed Cameras you should explore before buying them.

  1. Sony Cybershot DSC WX220

The Sony Cybershot DSC WX200 is perfectly slick and slim as a digital compact camera that comes with an 18.2 megapixel Exmor R CMOS Sensor and a black body. This is one of the most attractive cameras that you will ever want to have under this price range (there is also a pink version) and also the one that comes with the features like Wi-Fi connectivity and videography in full HD 1080p resolution at 60fps.The camera also supports AVCHD format for high-quality footage for those who are serious with their photography. Cybershot DSC WX220 can shoot at 10fps. The Sony product ships with a BIONZ X image processor by which one can expect true color rendering, better noise reduction and faster burst mode shooting. The G-Lenses embedded inside will produce superior in-focus image quality, along with a well-focused background. It also provides connectivity using NFC. The screen is LCD and measures 2.7 inches with a 460k-Dot monitor. Optical SteadyShot Image Stabilization and Motionshot video & Smartphone remote app are some of the other highlights that you can consider to buy the Cybershot DSC WX220 at 12,799/-.



  1. Nikon Coolpix AW130

This waterproof, shockproof and freeze-proof product from Nikon comes with a 16 megapixel low-light CMOS Sensor. This one from Nikon has cool features including connectivity through Wi-Fi and NFC technologies for smart devices with Android v4.0 and higher. One of the best features of this camera is that it can record Full HD videos at a stunning 1080p resolution and Stereo sound. The 16 MP shooter is made up of 5x Zoom-Nikkor Glass lens. Other notable features about this camera that needs to be talked about are Built-in GPS, Electronic compass, mapping and Points of Interest that lets you review where you had been. There are also interesting key specialties about this model from Nikon that might convince you to buy this camera like intelligent autofocus, hybrid vibration reduction that reduces camera shakes for sharper and steadier video recording. Overall, Coolpix AW130 proves to be a great travel companion as well.


  1. Sony Cybershot H300

Sony Cybershot H300 brings your photographs to life with its 20.1 megapixel sensor letting you capture images with very good detail and much ease. Cybershot H300 lets you get a confident close up with its 35x optical zoom along with blur-free precision. The Super HAD CCD Sensor of 20.1 MP helps to capture images with vibrant colors and clarity without even the minutest of the details going unnoticed. The camera records video at 720p resolution; in high definition at a rate of 30 frames per second. H300 also comes with a one-touch 360 degrees sweep panorama button that lets you capture a panoramic image by moving it. The Optical Steadyshot technology reduces blur even in low light conditions. This camera is perfect with enough features and abilities costing 14,990/- for your budget.


  1. Nikon Coolpix B500

This is one of the cameras from Nikon that’s apparently designed for zooming. The 40x optical zoom and 80x Dynamic Fine zoom lets you get closer to whatever that matters. It uses Lens-Shift Vibration Reduction (VR) keeps your shots steady. The camera comes with a 16 megapixel CMOS Sensor that helps you to capture every single detail on your image. There are 3 connectivity provisions; Wi-Fi, NFC and Bluetooth low energy that lets you constantly be connected to all your smart devices. Coolpix B500 has a 3-inch 920k-Dot LCD monitor. At this price range, the camera so powerful is yet so user-friendly that also has Easy Auto mode for convenient point-and-shoot photography. Videography performs at 1080p resolution Full HD with additional editing features for the videos that you shoot. Intelligent autofocus, target finding autofocus, face priority autofocus, skin softening, blink warning are some of the amazing features that comes with this camera that enables you to explore your creativity. The camera also comes in different color variants.


  1. Canon IXUS-285 HS

This pocket-sized camera with a 20.2 megapixel camera and a CMOS Sensor is perfect for any occasion, to capture images with in high resolution. IXUS-285 HS has 12x Optical zooming which can be doubled up to 24x zooming without any noticeable loss in the image quality using Canon’s ZoomPlus technology. Videos can be shot at Full HD and the camera also has intelligent image stabilization technology that detects motion algorithmically and also helps reduce camera shakes. The device can be paired to smartphones via Wi-Fi or NFC. Along with the optical zoom, the camera also provides 48x digital zoom that no camera provides at this price range of 11,490/-. One of the main disadvantages of the Canon IXUS-285 HS is its screen that is prone to scratches easily. It is powered by Canon’s free Camera Connect app available for iOS and Android. The camera offers great detailing in the images captured processed by a DIGIC 4+ image processor. One can shoot videos on this at Full HD at 30fps.


  1. Fujifilm Finepix S6800

Like all the cameras from Fujifilm, Finepix S6800 is also equipped with FUJINON optical zoom lenses of 30x zooming. The excellent features shipping with Finepix S6800 along with 16 megapixels 1/2.3-inch BSI-CMOS sensors offers clicking images at excellent quality shots with low noise at high sensitivities. Ultra high speed shooting in Fujifilm Finepix S6800 enables shooting at up to 60fps. Full HD movie recording enables shooting at 1080p resolution at a rate of 60fps. The camera provides slow-motion capture at 480p, and autofocus speed of 0.3 second in fastest conditions.

There are also other mighty features of Finepix S6800 like manual exposure control, optical image stabilization, instant zoom and zoom bracketing and 320 shot battery life that can be considered to list this camera as one of the best cameras under 15,000 price range. The camera ships with shooting functions such as individual shutter 3D shooting, motion panorama and more.



  1. Canon Powershot SX420

Canon Powershot SX420 is a 20.0 megapixel camera with 42x optical zoom that gives users the ability to capture impressive close ups. It has an ergonomic grip design for better handling and stability, which is particularly useful for recording videos and ensuring stable images. With the new built-in Wi-Fi/ NFC feature, transferring of images between camera and smart devices has never been simpler. Similar to most Canon’s cameras, Powershot SX420 also ships with Canon Zoomplus technology, with 42x optical zoom that can be doubled to 84x ZoomPlus. The 20.0 megapixel sensor is coupled with DIGIC4+ image processor. Powershot SX420 allows you to take images at a fine detail and brilliant colors. The overall specifications of the Canon Powershot SX420 along with Intelligent Image Stabilization makes it one of the must buy cameras under 15,000 price range.


  1. Nikon Coolpix L840

Nikon Coolpix L840 is a compact and portable camera fitted with a 38x optical zoom. Coolpix L840 houses a 16.0 megapixel backside illumination CMOS Sensor. L840 clicks superior quality images even in low light conditions. The 76x Dynamic Fine Zoom lets us perfectly click images from afar or close up. This Nikon camera is equipped with high-performance Nikkor lens and is powered by a Expeed C2 image processing system. Images can be shared easily with the built-in Wi-Fi that enables one touch connection of a button. The device also features NFC connectivity. One can download the Wireless Mobile Utility app available for both iOS and android for image transfer. Shooting is fun with the 3-inch 920k-Dot TFT LCD monitor for better flexibility in shooting angles. The camera also offers a variety of scene modes for better enhancement of your photos. With the awesome zooming, sharing and remote functionality capabilities, Nikon Coolpix L840 is one among the finest cameras to purchase if you are looking for one under 15,000/-.

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