What are the best point-and-shoot cameras?

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    #1Sony RX100 IV

    Sony RX100 IV

    The Sony RX100 IV is one of the best cameras available on the market that allows you to record in super slow motion. It's especially recommended for those interested in capturing great cinematic images and videos. 

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    Christian Thomas
    Written on May 31, 2019
    "This camera is what i have been looking for! Yeah we all know that this is hella expensive but i definitely got what i paid for with this point-and-shoot camera. From its very fast auto focus, good image quality, and its flip screen. I JUST LOVE IT SO MUCH!!!"
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    #2Canon PowerShot G3 X

    Canon PowerShot G3 X

    Canon is always synonymous with quality, and the PowerShot G3 X model does not disappoint. It counts with the longest zoom range of the entire lineup of compact cameras by Canon. It also has tilting LCD screen, really useful if you are looking for a point-and-shoot camera for filmmaking. 

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    Gerald Nelson
    Written on March 23, 2017
    "I have always been a Canon user when i found out that Canon is releasing a new PowerShot G series I really wanted to get this. And now that i have this own my hands i am loving it. It is worth every penny as it has DSLR-features and the best auto focus"
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    #3Fujifilm X100F

    Fujifilm X100F

    Fujifilm X100F is one of the most expensive compact cameras in the market which is specially designed for enthusiasts and counts with the hybrid viewfinder, excellent image quality, and a great battery.

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    Armando Ríos
    Written on May 31, 2019
    "IMO Fujifilm X100F is best point and shoot film camera!!! Yes it is not cheap but come on once u get this camera it will definitely exceed your expectations. Because it did with me when i travelled to Japan. I used this on that trip and damn the images i took are crazy sharp. TWO THUMBS UP FOR THIS CAMERA!!!"
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    #4GoPro HERO5

    GoPro HERO5

    GoPro HERO5 is a waterproof digital action camera which can take 4K videos and 12-megapixel photos in single, burst and time-lapse modes. And because of its durable design, this can be taken 10-meters underwater without a housing. 

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    Thomas Garrett
    Written on July 25, 2017
    "Not even sure that I would call this a traditional camera like the others here categorized as point-and-shoot cameras"
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    #5Ricoh GR II

    Ricoh GR II

    The Ricoh GR II is one of the latest wide-angle compacts and is based around a large APS-C-sized sensor. Also, one of its greatest advantages is that it has Wi-Fi which allows you to control the camera remotely.

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    Amber Tian
    Written on October 2, 2017
    "So i have been looking for the best point and shoot camera under 300 but i couldnt find one that has made me interested. I found Ricoh GR II which is above my budget but when i read reviews about this i got sold and wanted to buy this. Now i have this and i am not regretting buying this. Been using this in all my travels."
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    #6Nikon Coolpix A300

    Nikon Coolpix A300

    The Nikon Coolpix A300 is one of the most affordable options if you are thinking about buying a point-and-shoot compact camera. It has a 20.1 megapixel CCD image sensor and 8x optical and 16x Dynamic Fine Zoom.

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    $295

    Maricela Leal
    Written on August 21, 2017
    "After i saw a friend who owns a camera like this i instantly told myself that i would get this. But then when i saw that this is not a point and shoot camera under 100USD i was hesistant. Anyway, i saved up for this to be able to buy this. "
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    #7Leica TL2

    Leica TL2
    Leica TL 2 is a compact mirrorless camera with minimalist design. It comes equipped with a 24 MP APS-C sensor lens for precise photography. This camera has a high-definition, 3.7" touchscreen display that offers personalized menu.
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    Frances May
    Written on March 4, 2018
    "I don't like having to carry around a large camera or lenses. I needed something smaller, something i could carry in my bag, so I got a Leica TL2. It is nice, light, and easy to use. I am liking the quality of the photos and look forward to using the camera some more. "
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    #8Olympus Tough TG-5

    Olympus Tough TG-5

    Olympus Tough TG-5 is a waterproof camera with three-inch LCD designed for people who love adventures and want to take outdoor pictures. It has a fast F2.0 lens, and Action Track Sensors that lets record locations and temperature.


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    Ryan Ford
    Written on May 31, 2019
    "For someone like me who likes to take pictures while i travel as well as while i do water activities I have found that the Olympus Tough TG-5 is the best point and shoot camera under 500 for me ah. i'm not that very techy but i like that its focus is so easy to use. "
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    #9Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

    Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

    Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II is a compact point-and-shoot digital camera which has an ultra-slim design to shoot on the go with high-performing features. This has a 20.1 megapixel and three-in-one LCD that can respond to touch. 

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    $399.99

    Joan Cox
    Written on May 31, 2019
    "i dont know about u but for me the best advanced point and shoot camera is this Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II. Aside from having a sophisticated design i noticed that it gives me nice images when i take photos unlike the other point and shoot cameras that i have owned. "
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    #10Canon PowerShot ELPH 180

    Canon PowerShot ELPH 180

    Canon PowerShot ELPH 180 is a point-and-shoot digital camera with a 20.0-megapixel sensor, expandable ISO range, and aperture. It can record 720p HD video and has an 8x Optical Zoom. Plus, it has smart auto selects for proper settings.

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    Caroline Wang
    Written on May 31, 2019
    "This Canon ELPH 180 is the first digital camera that i have owned and i can defitnitely say that even though this has been with me since 2016 i still think that this is the best point and shoot camera under 200 bucks! Easy to use. has intuitive design and can take good photos and videos. Amazing eh?"

Summary

Best What are the best point-and-shoot cameras
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Sony RX100 IVElectronics 10 Paid
2Canon PowerShot G3 XElectronics 7 Paid
3Fujifilm X100FElectronics 6 Paid
4GoPro HERO5Electronics 5 Paid
5Ricoh GR IIElectronics 4 Paid
6Nikon Coolpix A300Electronics 1 Paid
7Leica TL2Electronics 0 Paid
8Olympus Tough TG-5Electronics 0 Paid
9Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark IIElectronics 0 Paid
10Canon PowerShot ELPH 180Electronics 0 Paid
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