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Camera Review: Best Compact Digital Cameras of 2016

Camera Review: Best Compact Digital Cameras of 2016

by Oluwasegun EdunFebruary 16, 2016
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Compact cameras with high-quality lenses and sensors enable you to take beautiful snapshots of the interesting scenes you encounter in everyday life as well as memories you want to linger on with time. As their imaging capabilities continue to develop, professionals and enthusiasts alike are turning to them as a viable means of pursuing their personal and photography.

We have carefully selected five of the best cameras just for you so that when next you want get a camera for yourself or any of your loved ones you can be sure you are purchasing the best of the range.

Leica Q


Top 5 Best Compact Digital Camera:

You can’t go wrong with the Leica Q with it’s amazing yet stunning features

  • 24MP full-frame CMOS sensor
  • Fixed 28mm F1.7 ASPH lens with image stabilization
  • ISO 100-50000
  • 3.68M dot-equivalent LCOS electronic viewfinder
  • 3″ fixed touchscreen LCD with 1.04 million dots
  • 10 fps continuous shooting
  • 1080/60p HD video capture
  • Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity with dedicated Leica app
  • Magnesium-alloy body
  • Mechanical and electronic shutter

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Top 5 Best Compact Digital Camera:

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 is another interesting yet a compact camera to beat as it boast amazing features

  • 30x optical zoom
  • 18.1 MP
  • 1920 920,000-dot resolution TFT LCD display 1080p
  • High Sensitivity MOS sensor
  • Wi-Fi and NFC for on-the-spot sharing, storing and remote shooting using your tablet or smartphone
  • More creative control with Control Ring, Raw Shooting, Manual Focus and Focus Peaking
  • ISO sensitivity range of ISO 100-3400 (ISO 6400 extended)
  • 200,000-dot electronic viewfinder
  • Leica DC Vario-Elmar 24-720mm f/3.3-f/6.4 Asph lens

Fujifilm X-T1

Top 5 Best Compact Digital Camera:

The Fujifilm X-T1 can’t be treated with laxity as it comes with amazing and outstanding features check below to see why it ranked third on our list

  • 16MP X-Trans CMOS II sensor
  • EXR Processor II
  • In-Built Wi-Fi with remote control from a smartphone or tablet
  • 8 fps continuous shooting with continuous AF (3 fps with live view)
  • 2.36M dot OLED electronic viewfinder with 0.77x (equiv.) magnification
  • Weather-resistant body
  • ISO 200-6400, plus 100 – 51200 expanded (JPEG only)
  • 3.0″ 1.04M dot 3:2 tilting LCD
  • Top-plate ISO, shutter speed, exposure compensation, drive mode and metering controls

Top 5 Best Compact Digital Camera:

When talking about Digital Cameras The Sony Manufacturer cannot be left out with their promising yet astonishing range of cameras the Sony Cyber-Shot RX100 IV bags the fourth place on our list with it’s amazing features.

  • 1-inch, 20.1MP “stacked” CMOS sensor
  • 4K and super-slow-motion modes
  • Optical image stabilization
  • Tilting 3″ LCD with 1.3m dots
  • Built-in ND filter (with Auto mode)
  • Picture Profile modes including S-Log2 gamma setting
  • Slow motion video recording up to 1000 fps (960fps in NTSC mode)
  • F1.8-2.8 24-70mm equivalent Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* lens
  • 1/32000 sec max shutter speed (1/2000 using mechanical shutter)
  • Wi-Fi with NFC


Sony Alpha a6000

Top 5 Best Compact Digital Camera:

And again the Sony Alpha a6000 ends it all on our list today with it’s updated Blazing-fast hybrid autofocus and also Swift burst shooting with generous buffer depths. Check out brief features below

  • 24.3 megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor
  • Bionz X image processor
  • Hybrid AF system with 25 contrast-detect and 179 phase-detect points
  • Built-in flash + Multi-Interface Shoe
  • 11 fps continuous shooting with subject-tracking
  • 3-inch tilting LCD with 921,600 dots
  • OLED electronic viewfinder with 1.44M dots
  • Diffraction correction, area-specific noise reduction, and detail reproduction technology
  • Full HD video recording at 1080/60p and 24p; clean HDMI output
  • Wi-Fi with NFC capability and downloadable apps

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Oluwasegun Edun
A Free Living individual that goes Wild Weird and Wonderful with the World Wide Web, Cracking the nuts without a nut cracker, I write stuffs with passion, A Computer Engineer, A Web developer and a Windows enthusiast.

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