Updated on 2 August 2013 by

The best camera for travel under $300 price range are highly portable, light weighted and can be very useful for vacations. Some of the best cameras for travel under 300 dollar come from brands like Panasonic, Fujifilm, Nikon, Casio and Sony under the product lines Lumix, Finepix, Coolpix, Exilim and Cybershot respectively.


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Canon PowerShot SX610 HS
Nikon Coolpix S810c
Samsung WB800F
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX10
Nikon COOLPIX S9500
Canon PowerShot SX610 HS
Nikon Coolpix S810c
Samsung WB800F Digital Camera
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX10 Smartphone Attachable Lens-Style Camera
Nikon Coolpix S9500 Digital Camera
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Release Date
Apr 2015
Apr 2014
Feb 2013
Sep 2013
Jan 2013
Optical Zoom
18.0 x
12.0 x
21.0 x
10.0 x
22.0 x
Weight
0.42 lb.
0.48 lb.
0.48 lb.
0.23 lb.
0.45 lb.
Camera Type
Compact
Compact
Compact, Standard Point and Shoot
Lens-style Camera, Compact
Standard Point and Shoot, Compact
Resolution
20.0 Megapixel
16.0 Megapixel
16.0 Megapixel
18.0 Megapixel
18.0 Megapixel
Image Sensor Type
BSI-CMOS
BSI-CMOS
BSI-CMOS
Exmor RTM CMOS, BSI-CMOS
CMOS, BSI-CMOS
LCD Screen Size
3.0 in.
3.7 in.
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
Image Sensor Size
2.5 mm
2.5 mm
2.5 mm
2.5 mm
7.66 mm
Average Rating
 3.7 stars
 4.5 stars
 4.0 stars
 2.9 stars
 3.8 stars
Image Quality
42% Positive
58% Negative
Focus
85% Positive
15% Negative
Look and Feel
100% Positive
Display
80% Positive
20% Negative
Modes
40% Positive
60% Negative