Here, we’ve covered the best cameras below 15K in India. Our list includes top class imaging devices from leading brands i.e. Nikon, Canon, Sony.

The cameras have excellent ratings on eCommerce firms such as Flipkart and Amazon. They provide good zoom, powerful lens, and USB or WiFi connectivity option. The cameras are compact, lightweight and have a great design. They have excellent ISO sensitivity range and a screen that enables you to see the recorded videos and captured photos. They have user-friendly functions suitable for any type of photographer.

Here’s the list of great budget cameras that you can buy in India:

Best cameras under 15000 Rs in India

Sony Cybershot H300

Sony Cybershot DSC H300 - cameras below 15000

H300 is one of the best Sony CyberShot series cameras below 15000 Rs. Its features are as follows:

  • 500 grams weight, 360 degrees sweep panorama.
  • 122.9 x 83.2 x 87.2 millimeters dimension.
  • 20.1 megapixel HAD CCD sensor with Sony lens.
  • Up to 280 times VGA digital zoom.
  • Supports digital and 35 times optical zooming.
  • 3 inches TFT LCD ClearPhoto liquid crystal display.
  • Supports 4:3 and 16:9 aspect ratio.
  • High contrast in the low light environment.
  • Clear zoom feature for videos, nine amazing picture effects.
  • Wireless connectivity option with NFC and WiFi.
  • 55 megabytes of storage memory, SD card support.
  • Long lasting battery, five flash modes.
  • Supports high-resolution video recording.
  • Aperture ranges from f3.0 to f5.9.

CyberShot H300 is priced at 13990 INR.

Canon IXUS 285HS

canon ixus 285 hs price
IXUS 285 HS is one of the latest and best digital Canon cameras within 12000 to 13000 Rs. It provides the below features:

  • 146.8 grams weight, compact design.
  • 12 times optical and 24 times digital zoom.
  • 3 inches liquid crystal display with 461K dots resolution.
  • Superb shutter speed, 20.20 megapixels CCD 1/2.3 type sensor, excellent focal length.
  • Supports wide angle shooting and full high-definition resolution.
  • USB connectivity, NO HDMI port.
  • Different color options, powerful flash (with four modes) that has a range of up to 13 feet.
  • Lithium ION battery, the latest Digic processor for faster conversion, image processing.
  • F3.6 to F20 Aperture Range, wireless connectivity option, and NFC module.

IXUS 285 costs INR 12300.

Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500 : best cameras below 15000 Rs

Nikon had launched Coolpix B500 in May 2016. B500 is an advanced camera that ships with a 3 inches high-resolution tiltable display and a latest Nikkor lens. This device lets users record videos at full HD resolution. It provides a fast and high-performance auto-focus system.

B500 supports 40 times optical zoom, continuous shots, HDMI/USB & Bluetooth connectivity. It has 0.5 Kg weight and packs a 16 million pixel sensor which generates high-resolution 16 MB images.

B500 includes 12 elements lens and it supports 4 times digital zoom. The max focal length of the lens in B500 is 160mm. This device has a modern design and it is available for purchase at 18000 Rs.

Sony Cybershot WX220

Sony DSX WX200 camera
Priced below 14000 Rs, Cybershot WX220 is user-friendly and easy to use a digital camera. WX220 offers the following features:

  • Compact dimensions and excellent design.
  • 391 grams weight, built-in WiFi, advanced point and shoot functionality.
  • Powerful BIONZ X processor, wide angle lens.
  • Supports 10 times optical zoom, 2.7 inches TFT LCD ClearPhoto display.
  • 720p, 1080p video recording and aspect ratios of 16 is to 9, and four is to 3.
  • 18.20-megapixel Sony EXMOR sensor.
  • Supports alkaline battery, features Micro HDMI port and provides USB connectivity option.
  • Support for storage memory expansion through SD card.
  • High-quality lens, 230 shots battery life.

Cybershot WX220 costs 12000 Rs.

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Canon Powershot SX620 HS

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Launched in India last year, SX620 is one of the latest digital cameras on our list. Powershot SX620 is an enhanced version of Canon PowerShot SX430. It offers network connectivity options in the form of NFC and WiFi.

SX620 supports 25 times optical zoom. It has a good battery life. This device packs the following features:

  • Point and shoot functionality.
  • Intelligent IS modes for the perfect shot.
  • 20+ megapixel CMOS sensor, decent focal length.
  • 25 x optical zoom, wide-angle 24 millimeters lens.
  • 3.0 inches LCD display with the resolution of 900K dots.
  • Can record full HD 1920 x 1080 pixel videos.
  • Supports aspect ratios of 16:9 and 4:3.
  • Lithium ION battery, ISO levels up to 3200.
  • Digic 4+ image processor, 183 grams weight.
  • SD card support, continuous shots at the speed of 1 shot per 2 seconds.
  • F3.2 to F6.6 Aperture range.

Powershot SX620 is priced at Rs 15999.

Canon SX430

canon sx 430 - best camera under 15000

SX430 from Canon is one of the most advanced budget digital cameras under 15000 Rs. It is a great alternative to Nikon L840, a popular imaging device which is out of stock on all eCommerce websites.

SX430 provides an excellent optical zoom. It supports macro mode. Specifications of this device are as follows:

  • Weighs around 320 grams, 3.0 inch LCD screen.
  • 119 by 89 by 97.5 millimeters in dimensions.
  • Supports 45 times optical, 90 times digital zoom (Zoom Plus), and aspect ratios of up to 16:9.
  • Supports full HD 1920 x 1080 pixels video recording at 30 FPS.
  • ISO range up to 800, 20-megapixel sensor with Digic 4+ processor.
  • Face detection system, NFC, and WiFi.
  • Inbuilt storage memory with support for SD card.
  • F3 to F5.6 Aperture range, 230K dots screen resolution.
  • Has an electronic viewfinder, self-timer function.
  • Provides good battery life. SX430 lasts for up to 260 shots.

Canon SX430 costs 14000 Rs.

Conclusion: Canon SX430, Powershot SX620 HS, IXUS 285HS, Sony Cybershot WX220, H300, and Nikon Coolpix B500 are best digital camera under 15000 Rs in India.

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51 COMMENTS

  1. Allen joseph

    hi, i need a camera which have excellent zoom, excellent picture quality, family shots, shutterspeed, aperture especially macro and telemacro photos budget under 15k

  2. Anish Das

    I want a point and shoot camera under 15k budget, with which I can shoot good quality pictures in tours, and in low light. The device should have good optical zoom and good depth field effect. I will not use it for recording video. Only good picture is my demand.

  3. Sagar

    I need a point and shoot camera with flip out screen under 11k.

  4. Vishnu Murmu

    Suggest me the best camera under 15000, which has good battery life, good low light performance, excellent zoom and picture clarity. Which device should I buy?

  5. Munna Kumar choudhary

    I want to purchase a DSLR video camera for commercial use. Please suggest a device which has the best zoom and good video recording facility.

  6. Pari

    I want to make beauty videos. Which camera would be perfect for this task? Also, it should be a low light one. My budget is 15000.

    • H300 records HD videos and it is a great camera for low-light photography (in the 15k budget).

  7. Punit

    I want SLR less than 15K pls help me

  8. Krishnendu Kar

    I need a Nikon camera under Rs.15000, i don’t which camera is best plz suggeste me best in my bugget.
    And also speciation.
    Thank u…

  9. meet

    hello,
    I want to buy best color resolution like canon 700d and canon 1300d but my budget is only 15000/- which is the best camera under 15000-17000?

  10. Vishal Khatree

    Sir, if I want to make subject focused and background blurred, then what matters in camera, aperture or shutter speed or ISO ?
    And also tell me how much can 1200D/1300D zoom in comparison to Sx530 ?

  11. Ishika

    I want to buy a camera between 15000-17000 …with CMOS sensor and with good clarity…please suggest me

  12. Alok

    My budget is 15000 can you help me which is the best camera for me in low light and best in zooming and best clarity?

  13. mohammed moin

    I want a DSLR camera under 20000/-
    For portrait and macro Shots with good clarity….
    PLEASE SUGGEST ME…

  14. mohammed moin

    I want a camera under 20000/-
    For portrait and macro Shots with good clarity….

  15. girupa karan

    Sony DSC-H300 it’s best in 15000…? Pls any one sa me fnds I want buy a camera in RS.15000

  16. eric

    which one is better : Sony Cybershot DSC H300

    Sony Cyber-shot WX350 ??

    i want a camera for clicking pictures with clarity and colours. i dont travel much but yes i am a picture clicking personality and i can click anything. i am confused among these also :

    canon powershot sx410

    nikon coopix l840

    guise me for a better purchase that i may not feel sorry for

  17. shashank

    Best camera under 18000 for photo shoot?

  18. Abhishek

    What is the best DSLR under 15000 for background blur

  19. Rishabh

    Nikon p530 or l840?

  20. Sourabh chakraborty

    Sir, i want to know, is 16 is perfect for good photography? My budget is 15000. I can’t decide, what camera i should bye. I want upto 35x optical zoom. Sir, please suggest me.

    • Boss Divyansh

      Go for cannon powershot sx 410
      it is fit in your budget and 40x optical zoom and 20.2 mp …..

  21. Reetika

    Sir dnt have much knowledge about cameras, I want to gift it to my husband on his birthday, my range is around 15000, I need to buy a camera with good picture quality as we go out on vacations and with good battery life, please suggest me

  22. Abhishek

    Hi , can plz tell which is the best camera for video recording indoors for YouTube under 15000 ….thanks

    • Powershot SX610 or SX410 work well in low light conditions. You can choose one between the two.

  23. Aditya

    I want a purchase a good zoom point and shoot camera. Is NIKON L840 a good option ??

    • Smarty Richee Banna

      yes , Aditya Nikon L840 is good but in future if you want to upgrade your photography skill then i prefer you to buy Nikon D400.

  24. Jubin

    Confused with Nikon 840,p 530,canon sx 410,and pentax xg 1. I need a long zoom camera with good clarity.
    What is your suggestion.

    • Smarty Richee Banna

      No need to Create confusion in your mind…
      Every Digital SLR is best & if you need more zooming then purchase interchangeable lens of 200 mm , 300 mm. I prefer 300mm for New & Camera Lover’s..
      It is not so costly available on online sites @ ₹12,000

  25. ambarish swain

    I WANT A CAMERA UNDER 15000/-. HOW ABOUT NIKON S9900? PLZ HELP

  26. Divineson

    Sir i am searching for camera which is below 15000 please recommend me a good one .

    • Compare your requirements with the details of cameras I’ve shared in the article. You’ll be able to make the decision by yourself.

  27. Sundar

    I like to purchase a high zoom point and shoot camera around budget of Rs.15000/-
    purpose for outdoor tours & family shots. I have chosen Nikon L840 & Sony DSC-H300 , confused to purchase which is best to purchase.Kindly suggest me…. with detail description.

    • Pramod

      L840 because it has some features that you will not find the DSC H300

  28. saba ahmed

    I want a camera with best pictures??…help me plzzz

  29. VIPLAB SAHA

    I want camera for beginner which can be used/modified in due course .my budget is 20,000/- to 30,000/-

  30. Raghavi

    I want to buy a camera to captire my makeup work, budget is under ₹15000. Which will be the best suitable option for me ?

    • Smarty Richee Banna

      Hello Raghavi, Under your budget the best in class & clarified DSLR is Nikon L840..
      for more details visit http://www.Nikon.com

  31. ashif

    Hello sir,
    I want to buy a camera within a price range of rs 15000. For this i have choosen two models. Both belong to sony cybershot series. One of them is dsc-wx80 and other is dsc-wx220. Sir but i’m badly confused about the right choice. Plz help me..!!

  32. prashant jaiswal

    sony hx 200 is awsm camera

  33. Vipin Babu Velayudhan

    I want to know about camera’s that have lcd screens rotating and price under 15000.

  34. Vipin Babu Velayudhan

    I want to about camera that have lcd screens rotating and price under 15000.

  35. rakesh

    sir, hi

    i am confused between Canon sx400 and canon sx520 hs. I m not much savvy about cameras,.. my range is upto 15000. my need only camera with rechargeable battery and good picture.. kindly suggest, if any one out of these two or from the these two.

    Rakesh Chawla 09871123419

    • Razzak

      Nikon L830 is Best.

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