Updated on 1 September 2013 by

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-WX500
Sony A5100
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V
Sony Alpha A5000
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$398 - $796
$430
$448 - $796
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Release Date
Sep 2015
Sep 2014
Aug 2015
Mar 2014
Camera Type
Compact
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Compact
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Optical Zoom
30.0 x
30.0 x
Resolution
18.0 Megapixel
24.0 Megapixel
18.0 Megapixel
20.0 Megapixel
Image Sensor Type
BSI-CMOS
CMOS
BSI-CMOS
CMOS
LCD Screen Size
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
Average Rating
 4.0 stars
 4.3 stars
 4.3 stars
 4.1 stars
Display
100% Positive
66% Positive
34% Negative
100% Positive
Battery
100% Positive
Low Light
100% Positive
66% Positive
34% Negative
100% Negative
Image Quality
100% Positive
75% Positive
25% Negative
100% Positive
Ease of Use
100% Negative
50% Positive
50% Negative
100% Positive