What are the best cameras in the 300 price range?

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    #1Nikon COOLPIX AW120

    Nikon COOLPIX AW120
    Nikon COOLPIX AW120 is a 16.1 megapixel WiFi and waterproof digital camera with GPS and full HD 1080p video which is built to support water and under temperatures. However, this waterproof camera has been discontinued by the manufacturer. 
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    Russell Robinson
    Written on April 13, 2018
    "Fantastic camera that will bring you an entirely waterproof experience for a pretty decent price too of less than 300 bucks. 16mp camera combined with wifi connectability means you can take photos and then shoot them over to your laptop almost instantly so you can start sharing. Great little camera for people who are always on the go although it has been discontinued from Nikon. "
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    #2Fujifilm Instax Square SQ10

    Fujifilm Instax Square SQ10

    The Fujifilm Instax Square SQ10 Hybrid Instant Camera prints on the new Instax squared film (2.4"x2.4"). It also allows you to preview the image before you print it thanks to the 3" LCD screen. 

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    Amber Andrews
    Written on April 15, 2018
    "Fuji is a great brand and I really trust them when it comes to anything on film. The little instant camera hearkens back to the Polaroid, which i loved."
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    #3Nikon COOLPIX B500

    Nikon COOLPIX B500

    Nikon COOLPIX B500 Digital Camera boasts a 16MP lens and 40x optical zoom capacity. You can control and sync this camera to your smartphone via Bluetooth connectivity. B500 can also capture 1080p high-definition videos at 30 fps.

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    Sandra Turner
    Written on April 10, 2018
    "Great digital camera for a cheap price. This is a good camera for novice photographers to begin their photography journey with."
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    #4Brinno BCC200

    Brinno BCC200

    The Brinno BCC200 is a Time Lapse Construction Camera that includes a model ATH120 dustproof weather resistant housing, an industrial-grade aeronautical aluminum alloy clamp and 2 bungee cords.

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    Terry Johnston
    Written on April 23, 2018
    "I have been buying cameras for about a decade and always look to buy the best one for the money I have. I found Brinno BCC200 and it looked really good, had really good specs, and really good reviews. I bought it and when I got it I started to use it in all sorts of situations. It works really well and captures everything whether it's at night or during the day. "
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    #5Leica Sofort

    Leica Sofort

    The Leica Sofort is an elegant instant print vintage camera by Leica. It is simple and very fun to use and uses Fujifilm Instax Mini film. It features a compact body with navigation icons by Leica Camera, 3 zone focus system and 2 year warranty. 

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    Edward Johnson
    Written on April 21, 2018
    "Camera quality is great. Pictures are very good quality. For under 300$ it is top class."
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    #6GoPro HERO5 Session

    GoPro HERO5 Session
    GoPro HERO5 Session is a powerful and simple action camera equipped with pro-quality capture features. It allows you to record 4K videos and thanks to its connection features allows you to easily access, edit and share files on any device. Is delivered with mount accessories.
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    Samantha Simpson
    Written on April 12, 2018
    "The GoPro HERO5 Session is a great little camera. I didn't want to spend a fortune and I found this for 200.00 on amazon.So far it's been working awesome. Using it under water and action shots with no issues. It fit great on bike handlebars, cycling helmet, and pocket horseback riding. If your looking for a reasonably priced camera, with no need to hold , this is perfect"
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    #7Ricoh 16 Waterproof WG-50

    Ricoh 16 Waterproof WG-50
    Ricoh 16 Waterproof WG-50 is a simple but powerful camera that can be used under rude conditions. It is specially designed to withstand water, freezing, and weights up to 100kgf.


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    James Meyer
    Written on April 21, 2018
    "This is a decent camera, capable of both still shots and video. As a bonus, it's also water proof. "
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    #8Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50K

    Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50K

    Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50K is a 30X Travel Zoom Camera with eye viewfinder. It enhances images by having low-light sensitivity for improved sharpness without the use of flash. 

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    Alice Lane
    Written on April 23, 2018
    "While I think this may be a good camera I think you could get something with more features in that higher price range. I think this panasonic camera is overpriced."
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    #9Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS

    Canon 1090C001 is a 20-megapixel digital camera with 10x optical zoom and image stabilizer. It has Smart Aut0 setting and scene modes like fisheye effect, toy camera effect and monochrome. 

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    Martha Guerrero
    Written on April 12, 2018
    "Bought for a two week vacation. took around 1800 photos. For the most part, all the pix are great. the refresh cycle is pretty fast. it slows as the battery drains. but I got five days or 500 pictures per charge. I have not set up any of the wifi features so I can not comment on that."

Summary

Best What are the best cameras in the 300 price range
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Nikon COOLPIX AW120 Electronics 15 Paid
2Fujifilm Instax Square SQ10Electronics 12 Paid
3Nikon COOLPIX B500Electronics 9 Paid
4Brinno BCC200Electronics 6 Paid
5Leica SofortElectronics 4 Paid
6GoPro HERO5 SessionElectronics 4 Paid
7Ricoh 16 Waterproof WG-50Electronics 1 Paid
8Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50KElectronics 0 Paid
9Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 ISElectronics 0 Paid
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