Updated on 1 September 2013 by

The best travel point and shoot cameras should necessarily support high portability, good optical zoom range and better image and video capturing features. The below product listing feature some of the best ultra-zoom cameras and compact cameras having light weight. The travel cameras we have listed can capture images of over 14 Megapixel resolution and most of them have 7200p HD video recording capabilities. With LCD screens of up to 3 inch for better preview of captured images, these cameras also support pretty good on-screen digital zooming. Check out our listing of best point and shoot cameras for your travel available under $200 price range from brands like Canon, Panasonic and Casio under Powershot, Lumix and Exilim product lines.


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Samsung WB800F
Nikon COOLPIX S9500
Samsung WB250F
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS25
Samsung ST201
Samsung WB800F Digital Camera
Nikon Coolpix S9500 Digital Camera
Samsung WB250F Digital Camera
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS25(TZ35) Digital Camera
Samsung ST201 Digital Camera
$250 - $311
$285 - $330
$100 - $144
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Release Date
Feb 2013
Jan 2013
Jan 2013
Jan 2013
Nov 2012
Camera Type
Compact, Standard Point and Shoot
Standard Point and Shoot, Compact
Compact, Standard Point and Shoot
Compact, Standard Point and Shoot
Standard Point and Shoot, Compact
Optical Zoom
21.0 x
22.0 x
18.0 x
20.0 x
10.0 x
Weight
0.48 lb.
0.45 lb.
0.5 lb.
0.43 lb.
0.31 lb.
Resolution
16.0 Megapixel
18.0 Megapixel
14.0 Megapixel
16.1 Megapixel
16.1 Megapixel
Image Sensor Type
BSI-CMOS
CMOS, BSI-CMOS
CMOS, BSI-CMOS
MOS
CCD
LCD Screen Size
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
Image Sensor Size
2.5 mm
7.66 mm
2.5 mm
7.66 mm
Average Rating
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 3.8 stars
 3.7 stars
 3.9 stars
 4.4 stars

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