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The best cameras for your grandparents have been listed below and these top-rated models have lightweight bodies and bright LCD screen of over 3 inch size for easier and clear viewing of captured media. Most of these cameras are the standard point and shoot models with features like over 6x optical zoom and Full HD video recording. The best cameras for grandparents are available from Panasonic, Canon and Sony under the Lumix, Powershot and Cyber-shot product lines under the $350 price range.

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Fuji XQ2

Fujifilm XQ2


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Fujifilm XQ2
Canon PowerShot SX610 HS
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57
Canon PowerShot SX700 HS
Nikon 1 J4
Fujifilm XQ2
Canon PowerShot SX610 HS
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57
Canon PowerShot SX700 HS
Nikon 1 J4
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Release Date
Mar 2015
Apr 2015
Mar 2015
Apr 2014
May 2014
LCD Screen Size
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
Weight
0.45 lb.
0.42 lb.
0.55 lb.
0.59 lb.
0.51 lb.
Camera Type
Ultracompact
Compact
Compact
Compact
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Optical Zoom
4.0 x
18.0 x
20.0 x
30.0 x
Resolution
12.0 Megapixel
20.0 Megapixel
16.0 Megapixel
16.0 Megapixel
18.0 Megapixel
Image Sensor Type
CMOS
BSI-CMOS
CMOS
BSI-CMOS
CMOS
Image Sensor Size
3.6 mm
2.5 mm
2.53 mm
2.5 mm
13.23 mm

The Fujifilm XQ2 is a solid entry in the field of premium compacts.

If you're in the market for a compact superzoom and you're on a budget, the SX600 HS is our recommendation.

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Offering a 30x optical zoom in a pocketable package, the SX700HS might just be the perfect compact for travellers

Small, sleek and fully loaded - Nikon's newest J range camera is a pared-down version of the V3