Best point and shoot cameras for Christmas 2016.

Point and shoot cameras are not so popular these days. But as a photographer or photography enthusiast if you want to take your photography to the next level or if you just want to upgrade to a good camera from regular cellphone photography or just to gift your dearest ones on this Christmas, here are our top 4 point and shoot cameras under the price Rs. 10,000/-

  1. Sony Cybershot DSC-W800


This camera costs around Rs. 7,500/- and it is a 20.1 megapixel point and shoot camera with 5X optical zoom. Most required features on a camera like the saturation, exposure and ISO are automatically adjusted by the CCD sensor of this camera.

The display size of this camera is 6.7 cm and except still image mode you can also get Panorama mode and movie mode in this camera.

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2.  Sony Cybershot DSC-W810


This camera costs around Rs. 7,700/- and it has a 20.1 megapixel super HAD CCD image sensor with 6X optical zoom. This camera has 720p HD movie recording option and has a 26mm wide angle view. This camera is available in multi-color body and it is a best companion for vlogging and travel videos.

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3. Sony Cybershot DSC W830


This camera costs around Rs. 9,000/- and it also has a 20.1 megapixel super HAD CCD image sensor and 8X optical zoom with a Carl Zeiss Vario Tessar lens. The digital zoom is up to 32X. It has sweep panorama, intelligent auto and several interesting picture effects. It has 720p MP4 movie shooting mode and 1280 X 720 high definition movie at 30 fps. The minimum focal length of this camera is 25mm.

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4. Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1


This camera costs around Rs. 9,000/- and it also has a 16.1 megapixel and a 5X optical zoom lens. It has a 24mm ultra wide viewing angle and it features mega OIS (optical image stabilization) which will be helpful for handheld shots. This camera has panorama mode and high quality HD video recording option.

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These are our top 4 recommendation for this Christmas. All of these cameras support 32GB SD card. For better photography experience you can use a steady entry level tripod or gorillapod if you are travelling or vlogging. If you have any other cameras in mind in this price range, let us know in the comment section.