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The best 10MP compact digital cameras are the easy to use and all of them are basic point and shoot cameras. With an optical zoom range of over 3x, some of these cameras come with with touch screen interfaces. The 10 Megapixel cameras are sufficient for capturing party and vacation photos and can be of great choice for the beginners. The below listed top-rated cameras have been narrowed down to those which have been released very recently and can be affordable under the $300 price range.

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Nikon Coolpix S9900
Fujifilm X30
Olympus SH-2
Fujifilm FinePix XP80
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70
Nikon Coolpix S9900
Fujifilm X30
Olympus SH-2
Fujifilm FinePix XP80
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70
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Release Date
Mar 2015
Sep 2014
May 2015
Mar 2015
Dec 2014
Camera Type
Compact
Compact
Compact
Compact
Compact
Resolution
16.0 Megapixel
12.0 Megapixel
16.0 Megapixel
16.0 Megapixel
12.0 Megapixel
Optical Zoom
30.0 x
4.0 x
24.0 x
5.0 x
30.0 x
Image Sensor Type
CMOS
CMOS
BSI-CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
LCD Screen Size
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
2.7 in.
3.0 in.
Image Sensor Size
2.5 mm
3.6 mm
2.5 mm
2.5 mm
2.5 mm

If you're on a tight budget and are prepared to sacrifice a built-in electronic viewfinder, the COOLPIX S9900 represents great value for money - especially considering it sports a fully-articulated screen and built-in GPS.

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The X30 is a very good.

fantastic travel camera

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Fujifilm XP80 packs durability into small, affordable package

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Panasonic has been at the forefront of the travel compact camera market for some time, and the latest model to sit at the top of the range, the DMC-TZ70 builds on what is already a fantastic reputation.