Updated on 1 September 2013 by

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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Fujifilm XQ2
Canon PowerShot SX610 HS
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57
Canon PowerShot SX700 HS
Fujifilm XQ2
Canon PowerShot SX610 HS
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57
Canon PowerShot SX700 HS
$235 - $400
$249 - $369
$240 - $249
$279 - $350
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Release Date
Mar 2015
Apr 2015
Mar 2015
Apr 2014
Camera Type
Ultracompact
Compact
Compact
Compact
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
Image Sensor Type
CMOS
BSI-CMOS
CMOS
BSI-CMOS
LCD Screen Size
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
Image Sensor Size
3.6 mm
2.5 mm
2.53 mm
2.5 mm
Average Rating
 3.7 stars
 3.7 stars
 4.0 stars
 4.0 stars
Image Quality
75% Positive
25% Negative
42% Positive
58% Negative
Focus
50% Positive
50% Negative
85% Positive
15% Negative
Video
60% Positive
40% Negative
100% Positive
Ease of Use
80% Positive
20% Negative
66% Positive
34% Negative
Performance
100% Positive
66% Positive
34% Negative