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Best Cameras at Various Price Points

Thanks to technological advancements, today's cheap, budget digital cameras are as powerful and feature-rich as top digital cameras from a few years ago. You don't have to spend a lot of money find good cameras. Here are the top 5 inexpensive digital cameras for various price points.

Best Digital Cameras Under $100
Some of the top cheap cameras for less than $100 include: Canon's PowerShot A495, Digital Blue's U-Turn children's camera, Fujifilm's FinePix Z20fd, GE's C1233, Kodak's EasyShare C142, and Sony's Cyber-shot DSC-W180.

Best Digital Cameras Under $150
Some of the top cheap cameras for less than $150 include: Canon's PowerShot A1100 IS, Casio's Exilim EX-S12, GE's J1250, Kodak's EasyShare M381, Olympus' Stylus 7010, and Samsung's SL420.

Best Digital Cameras Under $200
Some of the top inexpensive cameras for less than $200 include: Canon's PowerShot A1000 IS, Canon's PowerShot SD960 IS, GE's Create by Jason Wu, Kodak's EasyShare M580, Panasonic's Lumix DMC-FP8, and Samsung's DualView TL225.

Best Digital Cameras Under a $300 Budget
Some of the top digital cameras for less than $300 include: Casio's EX-FH20, Olympus' Stylus Tough 8010, Samsung's TL320, and Sony's Cyber-shot T90.

Best Digital Cameras Under $400
Some of the best digital cameras for under $400 include: Canon's PowerShot SX20 IS, Nikon's Coolpix P90, Olympus' Stylus Tough 8000, and Panasonic's Lumix DMC-FX700.

Best Inexpensive Digital Cameras Under a $250 Budget
Here are the best cameras for under $250.

Best Digital Cameras Under $750
Some of the top digital cameras for less than $750 include: Canon's EOS Rebel XSi, Nikon's D5000, Olympus' E-620, Panasonic's Lumix DMC-GF1, and Samsung's NX10.

Best DSLR and DIL Cameras Under a $1,000 Budget
The best cameras for under $1,000 include Canon's EOS D60 DSLR camera, Panasonic's Lumix DMC-GH2 DIL camera, and Pentax's K-r DSLR camera.

Best Advanced Cameras Under a $500 Budget
Some of the best advanced cameras for under $500 include: Canon's PowerShot G12, Fujifilm's FinePix Real 3D W3, Olympus' E-PL1 DIL camera, and Pentax's K-x DSLR camera.

Best DSLR Cameras Under a $2,000 Budget
With a budget around $2,000, you'll find outstanding DSLR cameras that approach some of the features you'd find in a professional-level DSLR camera.

Best Full Frame DSLRs - Best $2,000-Plus Cameras
The term "full frame" means that the digital sensor in the camera is the same size as an old strip of 35mm film. Here are the best full frame DSLR cameras.

Best Full Frame, $2,000-Plus DSLRs
The term "full frame" means that the digital sensor in the camera is the same size as an old strip of 35mm film. Find the best full frame, $2,000-plus cameras here.

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