Here, you’ll find top budget cameras from world-renowned brands. Cameras might not be as popular as smartphones or tablets in India, but they are a useful category of electronic devices. They are available within different price ranges just like mobiles. Cameras with high price tags always have many exquisite features to offer.
Manufacturers equip cheap compact cameras with lower resolution sensor (as compared to DSLRs). We have already shared the top cameras under 30000 and 15000 Rs. If you want to buy a DSLR, do check our articles on the best DSLR cameras.
Today, we have shared the best digital cameras from Nikon, Sony, and Canon.
Top 6 Best camera under 10000 in India
Nikon Coolpix A300
Coolpix A300 is one of the latest digital cameras that you can buy for within 7000 to 8000 Rs range. Despite its low price tag, A300 offers great features. The camera offers 20.1 megapixels full HD sensor that supports 8 times optical zoom and 4 times digital zoom. It comes with an impressive focal range and has a 0.0005 seconds shutter speed.
The camera supports F3.7 to an F6.6 aperture range and it lets you record 2048 pixel resolution videos continuously. The weight of this camera is about 119 grams.
Overall specs of this device are very impressive. Hence, it is one of the cheapest digital point and shoot cameras below 8000 INR in India.
The A300 Coolpix camera from Nikon costs Rupees 7500. It has WiFi module and a 2.7-inch TFT screen with a good resolution of 230K dots.
Canon IXUS 190
Available in many attractive color options, IXUS 190 is a great budget lightweight camera, which you can purchase for below Rs 9000. IXUS 190 flaunts a 2.7 inches screen at its backside. The screen comes with 230000 dots resolution. This digital camera supports playback of 1920 x 1080 pixel videos. It is amazingly fast.
According to Canon, IXUS 190 provides high-resolution photography experience to the users at a budget cost. It can display images of up to 5152 x 3864 pixels resolution. The camera has a 20.0 MP sensor that provides 20 x digital and 10 x optical zoom.
Canon IXUS 190 has an AF system, lithium battery, flash, shutter speed of 0.0005 seconds. It supports red-eye reduction, white balancing, metering, continuous shots, face detection, ISO rating, macro modes and has many more features.
The digital camera under 10000 Rs budget from Canon can record films (videos) for up to 50 nonstop minutes. It comes with the most advanced network connectivity options i.e., WiFi + NFC. The camera supports minimum f/3.0 and maximum f/20.0 aperture lenses.
This device packs useful features. Hence, it is undoubtedly one of the best digital cameras under 10000 Rs.
The price of Canon IXUS 190 camera is 7900 Rupees.
Nikon Coolpix A100
This Point and Shoot camera from Nikon packs a 20.1-megapixel sensor that supports video resolutions ranging up to 5000 pixels. It features 4 x digital zoom and a 4 x optical zooming. A100 from Nikon offers a 2.7-inch TFT screen, which comes with the support for 16:9, 4:3 aspect ratios. It can display 720p videos and 230300 dots images quickly.
Like other Nikon cameras in the same price range, A100 comes with the Nikkor Lens that offers a focal length around 4.6 to 23 millimeters. It comes with a 17 megabytes storage space along with a slot for SD cards and an alkaline battery.
The price of Coolpix A100 Nikon camera is within 5500 to 6000 INR.
Sony DSC 800
DSC 800 is one of the best compact digital cameras below Rs 10000. I have added it to this list because DSC 800 because of its good specs and rating.
This camera is powered by an image processor, which is usually found in high-end and latest DSLRs from Canon. It comes with a 2.7 inch LCD. DSC 800 features a HAD 20.1 MP CCD sensor that enables you to record high-resolution images and videos.
This camera offers 40 times digital zoom and 5 times optical zoom. It comes with auto image rotation feature.
On a full battery charge, DSC 800 can capture plenty of high-resolution images. It can also record HD resolution videos continuously for up to 30 minutes. It allows file transfers over a USB connection. Max image resolution supported by this camera is 5152 x 3864.
DSC 800 Point and Shoot is a camera that has the same weight as a feature-rich Android smartphone. Its price in India is Rupees 6600.
Nikon Coolpix A10
A10 is cheaper than the above cameras and it provides good features. Weighing at 160 grams, Coolpix A10 from Nikon is an advanced digital point and shoot camera that features a CCD 16.0 megapixel 1/2.3 inch sensor. It comes with 2.7 inches TFT LCD screen with 230000 dots resolution.
Coolpix A10 offers a Nikkor lens that has an excellent focal length. The lens comes with the support for auto/manual focus, macro mode and f/3.5 to f/6.5 aperture ranges. The camera has a 17MB storage, SD card slot for expansion of the storage and it supports an alkaline battery.
Like many other cameras, Nikon Coolpix A10 is fitted with an electronic as well as mechanical shutters that have an impressive speed of 1/2000 seconds. The camera supports 5 times optical and 4 times digital zoom.
Nikon Coolpix A10 costs 4700 Rupees. It is the best camera within 5000 to 5500 INR.
Sony Cybershot DSC W830
DSC W830 from Sony features a 20.1 megapixel CCD 1/2.3 inch sensor, which supports eight times optical and 32 times digital zoom. It has a 2.7 inch TFT ClearPhoto technology based display, which supports playback of 1080p videos. The screen can also display images of 230400 dots resolution.
This Sony camera below 10000 Rs has a Carl Zeiss lens with an autofocus system that offers a good focal length around 4.5 to 36 millimeters.
Sony Cybershot DSC W830 has a 27 MB capacity, which is expandable with memory sticks, SD cards, etc. This camera supports various modes of flash, ISO ratings, shooting modes, metering, white balance. It has an aperture range of F3.3 to F8.0.
The camera weighs 122 grams. As W830 has a good quality sensor and other essential features, it is one of the best budget digital cameras under 10000 Rs.
The price of the W830 Sony camera is within 8000 to 8500 INR.