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The best price Sony digital cameras are the compact and ultra-compact cameras which have been sorted out in this listing according to the ascending order of their prices. With an optical zoom range of over 10x, and other useful features for basic image video capture, the below listed top-rated cameras can be very useful for beginners. Check out all the below listed cheap Sony cameras under the Cyber-shot product line which can be afforded under the $250 price range.

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500
Sony A5100
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V
Sony Alpha A5000
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500
Sony A5100
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V
Sony Alpha A5000
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV
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Release Date
Sep 2015
Sep 2014
Aug 2015
Mar 2014
Sep 2015
Camera Type
Compact
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Compact
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Compact
Optical Zoom
30.0 x
30.0 x
2.9 x
Resolution
18.0 Megapixel
24.0 Megapixel
18.0 Megapixel
20.0 Megapixel
20.0 Megapixel
Image Sensor Type
BSI-CMOS
CMOS
BSI-CMOS
CMOS
BSI-CMOS
LCD Screen Size
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
Image Sensor Size
2.5 mm
28.2 mm
2.5 mm
27.84 mm
13.23 mm

The ordering of some settings is slightly odd though, with key options like ISO sensitivity, metering and white balance relegated to the third page of the camera settings tab.

world’s smallest, lightest interchangeable lens camera

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V is a solid entry in the world of compact superzooms.

Sony's entry-level CSC stays simple, but adds Wi-Fi and a top-end processor

Overall, the Sony RX100 IV is an amazing feat of engineering and design.