13 April 2013 by Permi Krishna
Most point and shoot cameras work well in a bright lighting environment like outdoors under the sun light, and also support flash for obtaining better quality pictures. But in the locations like streets and playgrounds, or even in your home during night times - in the low lighting environments, the flash wouldn't be of the precise use for the situation. Take a look at the necessary features of the best point and shoot cameras for low lighting environments.
The best low light cameras should essentially have bigger sensor size, support for higher ISO setting and have wider aperture to let more light to fall on the sensor. But the point shoot cameras are generally very compact unlike DSLRs, and do not support manual controls for setting desired f-number (aperture) or ISO value. Hence it could be a great option to buy a point and shoot camera with larger sensor size and lesser f-number (wider aperture for brighter lens). And a helpful tip could also be the turning off your flash during low lighting environments to avoid grainy images.
Our list of best point and shoot cameras for low light support ISO number of at least 1000 and sensor size of at least 10 mm and range up to 43.3 mm.