Top 10 Best Digital Cameras

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Digital cameras are capable of recording both still images and videos. Some cameras on the market also have a continuous shooting mode that rapidly captures still images, which is an excellent feature for photographing sports and other fast action. Choosing the best camera is not always easy, though a handful of products stand out from the rest. Buyers who familiarise themselves with the top cameras on the market are likely to find ones that match their needs and budget.
1 Olympus OM-D E-M5
Olympus OM-D E-M5

The Olympus OM-D E-M5 features a fast autofocus and a 120 fps refresh rate, allowing users to quickly capture accurate images. It offers an electronic viewfinder (EVF) with 1.4 million dots, alongside a touch-and-tilt OLED screen with 610,000 dots. The 16.1 MP Live MOS captures detailed photos, and users can record video at 1080/60p.


2 Samsung NX Series NX300
Samsung NX Series NX300

The successor to the NX210, the NX300 from Samsung uses a 20.3 MP CMOS sensor. It has a 3.3-inch tilting AMOLED touch screen with 768,000-dot resolution. The camera handles 60 fps HD video in an MP4 format and has an 8.6 fps continuous shooting mode to capture accurate stills of high-speed motion.


3 Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ200
Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ200

Panasonic built its Lumix DMC-FZ200 camera with the company's 48x Intelligent Zoom feature. Photos rely on the 12.1 MP MOS sensor, and the camera captures video at 120 fps in HD mode and 240 fps in VGA. It also records 1080/60p video in MP4 and AVCHD modes, making the DMC-FZ200 a flexible option for video.


4 Nikon D Series D7100
Nikon D Series D7100

The Nikon D7100 features a 24.1 MP DX-format CMOS sensor and an ISO range from 100 to 6,400. Photo sizes can be as large as 6000x4000 pixels. Users can capture as many as 6 fps continuously, and the 51-point autofocus feature ensures each one appears crisp. The camera features an eye-level, single-lens, reflex viewfinder.


5 Nikon D5200
Nikon D5200

Nikon built the D5200 with a 24.1 MP DX-format CMOS sensor. It offers 5 fps continuous shooting, and records 1080 60i/30p video with a built-in stereo microphone. Furthermore, 39 autofocus points provide clear and accurate images, even with crowded shots. The LCD monitor is composed of 921,000 dots and adjusts 170 degrees for easy viewing.


6 Canon EOS 6D
Canon EOS 6D

The Canon EOS 6D uses a 20.2 MP CMOS sensor and has an ISO range of 100 to 25,600. Video records at 1080/30p, and a continuous shooting mode captures images at a rate of 4.5 fps. The camera's advanced DIGIC 5+ Image Processor reduces noise in low-light settings and provides excellent processing speeds. In addition, the autofocus function uses 11 points for precision.


7 Fujifilm X series X100S
Fujifilm X series X100S

The Fujifilm X series X100S uses an X-Trans CMOS II sensor that allows light to pass through without an optical low pass filter for highly accurate colours and detailed images. The camera captures video at 1080/60/30p. It offers dedicated dials for shutter speed, aperture, and exposure compensation, along with an improved manual focus function.


8 Olympus Tough TG-2 iHS
Olympus Tough TG-2 iHS

Olympus built its Tough TG-2 iHS with durability in mind. The camera is shockproof up to 2.1 m, crushproof up to 100 kg-force, freezeproof to -14 degrees Celsius, and waterproof to 15 m without additional housing. With the inclusion of a built-in GPS and compass, the Tough TG-2 iHS is an excellent choice for serious outdoor users. The camera employs a 12 MP BSI CMOS sensor and records video in 1080p.


9 Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 is one of the smallest and most compact cameras on this list. However, the camera does not compromise image quality or performance for portability. It uses a 10.2 MP CMOS sensor and features a 3.6X zoom. Its ISO sensitivity spans 125 to 6,400, and users can choose to have the camera's ISO mode automatically select the best setting. The Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 also captures 1080/60p video.


10 Canon PowerShot Digital ELPH 330 HS
Canon PowerShot Digital ELPH 330 HS

Canon built its PowerShot Digital ELPH 330 HS with Wi-Fi to enable fast sharing of photos to social networks. It connects with iOS and Android devices, and users can save photos to an online album at any time. The camera offers a 12.1 MP CMOS sensor, records 1080p video, and includes features like an image stabiliser and 10X optical zoom.


How to Buy Digital Cameras on eBay

You can shop from a wide array of digital cameras on eBay. Locate specific items by entering keywords into the search field on any eBay page, or use category links to browse a broader range of products. Modern digital cameras capture beautiful and detailed photographs, and most are capable of continuous shoot and video modes as well. Compare features of the top products on the market to find the best digital camera for your needs.
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