Updated on 5 December 2015 by

The best camera for taking pictures of kids are the compact digital cameras for point and shoot usage. Our list of digital cameras for capturing kids photographs is narrowed down to the point and shoot digital cameras with ISO range of at least 1000. These digital cameras are easy to use by the parents and are very useful to capture photographs of their kids in home, garden, vacations or in any other outdoor locations. The one who needs to capture photograph of kids, need not be a professional and hence point and shoot cameras come to rescue with the ability to capture the photographs with ease.

The digital cameras with basic features could suffice your need for capturing your kid's photograph. Some of best digital cameras for this purpose can be afforded under $150 price range from the brands like Fuji, Nikon and Canon under Finepix, Coolpix and Powershot product lines respectively.

One of the serious concerns about capturing your kid's photograph is capturing the shaky movements and also capturing them sometimes in low light. To avoid blur/shaky images, and get clear pictures in low light, you should have a high ISO setting on your digital camera.

Check out our list of best cameras for taking pictures of kids, top rated by some of the best digital camera reviewers around the web.


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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V
Nikon Coolpix S9900
Canon PowerShot G7 X
Fujifilm X30
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V
Nikon Coolpix S9900
Canon PowerShot G7 X
Fujifilm X30
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Release Date
Sep 2015
Aug 2015
Mar 2015
Oct 2014
Sep 2014
Camera Type
Compact
Compact
Compact
Compact
Compact
Max. ISO Speed
12800.0
12800.0
6400.0
12800.0
12800.0
Optical Zoom
2.9 x
30.0 x
30.0 x
4.2 x
4.0 x
Resolution
20.0 Megapixel
18.0 Megapixel
16.0 Megapixel
20.0 Megapixel
12.0 Megapixel
Image Sensor Type
BSI-CMOS
BSI-CMOS
CMOS
BSI-CMOS
CMOS
LCD Screen Size
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
Image Sensor Size
13.23 mm
2.5 mm
2.5 mm
13.23 mm
3.6 mm
Average Rating
 4.3 stars
 4.3 stars
 4.0 stars
 4.0 stars
 4.2 stars
Focus
58% Positive
42% Negative
80% Positive
20% Negative
75% Positive
25% Negative
62% Positive
38% Negative
33% Positive
67% Negative
Video
85% Positive
15% Negative
100% Positive
100% Positive
100% Negative
Image Quality
66% Positive
34% Negative
100% Positive
100% Positive
78% Positive
22% Negative
75% Positive
25% Negative
Low Light
80% Positive
20% Negative
100% Negative
60% Positive
40% Negative
100% Negative
Ease of Use
75% Positive
25% Negative
100% Positive
100% Negative
66% Positive
34% Negative
100% Positive