Updated on 2 August 2013 by

The best ultra-compact digital cameras under $100 are thin and light weight cameras suitable for capturing photographs instantly. These cameras have camera resolution of over 14 megapixel and optical zoom of over 6x. Some of the best ultra-compact digital cameras under $100 price range come from brands like Samsung and Panasonic.


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Pentax Optio S1
Samsung ST30
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FP5
Samsung ST65
Pentax Optio S1 Digital Camera
Samsung ST30 Digital Camera
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FP5 Digital Camera
Samsung ST65 Digital Camera
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Release Date
Mar 2011
Jan 2011
Jan 2011
Feb 2011
Camera Type
Ultra-Compact,Standard Point and Shoot
Ultra-Compact,Standard Point and Shoot
Ultra-Compact,Standard Point and Shoot
Ultra-Compact,Standard Point and Shoot
Optical Zoom
5.0 x
3.0 x
4.0 x
5.0 x
Resolution
14.0 Megapixel
10.1 Megapixel
14.1 Megapixel
14.2 Megapixel
Image Sensor Type
CCD
CCD
CCD
CCD
LCD Screen Size
2.7 in.
2.4 in.
3.0 in.
2.7 in.
Image Sensor Size
7.7 mm
Average Rating
 3.4 stars
 3.0 stars
 1.6 stars
 n stars
Look and Feel
100% Positive
100% Positive
100% Negative
Image Quality
75% Positive
25% Negative
75% Positive
25% Negative
100% Negative
Ease of Use
100% Positive
100% Positive
Focus
33% Positive
67% Negative
100% Negative
Modes
66% Positive
34% Negative