Top 5 Budget Digital Cameras

Photography is an art indeed, but to become a good photographer, you need to get your hands on the right digital camera. There are a large number of digital cameras out there, which offer numerous features. However, one of the greatest concerns with buying a digital camera is the budget factor. There are a number of digital cameras that are available in the market, from Olympus to Canon camera, under INR 10000. 

Listed below are the five best budget cameras. 

1. Olympus VG-160 
Olympus VG-160  Priced at INR 5,499, the Olympus VG-160 is a digital camera model that provides loads of features for an entry-level camera. Weighing just 125 grams, this digital camera comes with a 14mp resolution, and 5x zoom. This model is the successor of the VG-150 by Olympus, which was priced at  INR 4000.

Figure 1: The Olympus VG-160 is definitely worth a buy, especially if you’re looking at high-end features in a low budget.
This camera model comes with features such as Magic Filters, which enables photo capturing with Soft Focus and Sketch. This digital camera model also enables video shooting with an impressive ratio of 1280 by 720.  If you desire to buy a digital camera in the 5000-6000 range, you should definitely give the Olympus VG-160 a shot. 

2. Canon PowerShot SX150IS
The Canon Powershot SX150IS is another affordable Canon camera model, which is priced at a moderate INR  8275. A bit heavy, this Canon camera weighs 306 grams, when loaded with two AA batteries. The resolution offered by this Canon camera is a decent 14.1 megapixels, offering 12 x optical zoom for enhanced detail. This model also has a 3-inch LCD display with 230 K dots. 

Figure 2: If you’re looking for higher zoom, the Canon PowerShot SX150 IS is definitely a good option to consider.
This canon camera is ideal for video recording as it provides its users with the ability to record videos at a resolution of 1280 by 720. At the moment, this Canon camera is the only digital camera in the market that provides semi-manual and full controls under a 10k budget. The only downside of this camera is its size and weight, which can be ignored.

3. Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-W690
The Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-W690 is another camera model loaded with numerous features for its moderate price of INR  9800. This digital camera is quite light, weighing 142 grams, and offers an excellent resolution of 16.1 megapixels. This Sony digital camera is also offers 10x optical zoom, and a 3-inch LCD display. One of the major pluses of this model is its slimness, as it is just 21.7 mm in width. 

Figure 3: Sleek design and high-end photo capturing settings are the highlight of the Sony Cybershot DSC-W690. 
This camera model comes with certain features for photo capturing, which include Toy Camera, Pop Colour, Soft High-Key, and Selective Color. Sweep Panorama mode is also excellent for photo capturing, enabling its users to capture 360 degree panoramic shots. For those who are novice photographers, or do not want to get into the nitty-gritty of adjusting exposure parameters, they can make use of a feature named Easy Mode. This camera model is another excellent budget camera, which offers 1280 by 720 video, and is definitely worth buying. 

4. Canon IXUS 120 IS
Priced at INR  9788, the Canon IXUS 120 IS is another money’s worth camera, which is marked for its clear and crisp images. This model provides its users with a 12-megapixel resolution, and 4x zoom. 
Figure 4: The Canon IXUS 120 IS is also a good option for those who want a sleek digital camera to fit their pocket.
When used with fully charged Li-Ion batteries, this Canon camera model allows its users to capture 220 photos. This canon model also comes with a 2 year warranty, and its body is entirely metal, suitable for children to use. 

5. Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 is also a money’s worth model that is priced at INR  7265. This Panasonic digital camera comes with 14.1 megapixels resolution, and an optical zoom of 5X.This model comes with a 2.7 inch LCD screen display, and allows video capturing at 1280 by 720 resolution. This model is also light, weighing just 119 grams, and can easily fit in your pocket. 
Figure 5: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 is another sleek and powerful digital camera below Rs. 10000. 
After taking a look at these budget digital cameras below Rs. 10000, choosing a good, yet economic camera would definitely become an easier task. After all, they offer the features of several high-end digital cameras in the market and offer it to you at exciting and affordable prices. 

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