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The best cameras under $600 for 2016 come in all the variants - from the more accomplished point-and-shoots to the micro-four thirds and interchangeable lenses and also includes some of the budget dslr options also. Consequently, the way to find the best camera buy under 600 dollar would be to first consider the exact camera type you are looking for. Under this list of cameras, you could also expect some of the best DSLRs under $600 price range.

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Olympus OM-D E-M10 II
Nikon 1 J5
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V
Pentax K-S2
Nikon Coolpix S9900
Olympus OM-D E-M10 II
Nikon 1 J5
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V
Pentax K-S2
Nikon Coolpix S9900
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Release Date
Sep 2015
May 2015
Aug 2015
Apr 2015
Mar 2015
Camera Type
SLR-style mirrorless
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Compact
Compact SLR
Compact
Resolution
16.0 Megapixel
21.0 Megapixel
18.0 Megapixel
20.0 Megapixel
16.0 Megapixel
Image Sensor Type
CMOS
BSI-CMOS
BSI-CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
LCD Screen Size
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
Image Sensor Size
21.64 mm
13.23 mm
2.5 mm
28.2 mm
2.5 mm
Average Rating
 4.8 stars
 4.3 stars
 4.3 stars
 4.0 stars
 4.0 stars
Image Quality
100% Positive
87% Positive
13% Negative
100% Positive
88% Positive
12% Negative
100% Positive
Video
50% Positive
50% Negative
37% Positive
63% Negative
100% Positive
100% Negative
Viewfinder
100% Positive
100% Negative
100% Positive
100% Positive
Look and Feel
100% Positive
100% Positive
100% Positive
100% Positive
100% Positive
Focus
100% Positive
46% Positive
54% Negative
80% Positive
20% Negative
50% Positive
50% Negative
75% Positive
25% Negative