The winter season has begun in our country, and for photography lovers, it cannot be a much better time to capture the real beauty of nature in a photo. To accomplish this task, you need a top class digital camera that offers a high-quality lens, good image processor, zoom support, etc.

In this article, we’ve shortlisted the best mid range cameras for you. The devices we’ve covered here are priced under 2000 Rs have better configuration than the best cameras under Rs 10000, and they borrow some features from the top DSLRs below 30000 Rs.

Top 6 Best cameras under 20000 Rupees budget

6Nikon Coolpix S9900 camera

Another camera with point and shoot capabilities, S9900 has Nikkor lens and an excellent shutter speed. It provides plenty of shooting modes. Here are its specs:

  • 16 megapixel CMOS sensor designed for low light environments.
  • cCpable of zooming thirty times optically and sixty times dynamically .
  • Wide angle viewing TFT 3 inches LCD.
  • 900000+ dots display resolution.
  • Nikkor Lens with 4.5 to 135 mm focal length, contrast detection auto-focus.
  • Near field connectivity and WiFi support.
  • Inbuilt storage memory of 473MB, support for microSD cards.
  • Continuous shooting, 3D, night portrait, party, indoor, museum shooting modes.
  • 1/1200 sec maximum shutter speed.
  • HDMI, metering, macro mode, red-eye reduction, several modes of white balancing.
  • Inbuilt GPS, USB connectivity with PTP & MTP protocols.
Nikon Coolpix S9900 Price:Rupees 20000amzn btnn

5Sony Cyber-shot DSC HX60V

This point and shoot camera under 20000 Rs has an excellent rating. The users owning this device are quite happy with the performance of Sony DSC HX60V. This camera around 20000 Rs offers the below features:

  • Back-illuminated CMOS 20.2 million pixel sensor.
  • Sony G lens with 4.28 to 68.48 millimeters focal length, contrast detection, 30 times optical zoom.
  • 3 inch Xtra fine LCD with 1920 x 1080 pixel video playback, 921600 dots image resolution.
  • 58 MB ROM, support for all kind of SD cards.
  • Background defocus, 3D, intelligent auto, sweep panorama, shooting modes.
  • Flash built in, HDMI, good battery life.
  • Shutter speed of 1/1600 seconds.
  • ISO rating, face detection, HDMI, red eye reduction, white balancing.
  • Aperture range of F3.3 to F5.9, WiFi.
  • Features 19 different languages.
  • Weight around 270 grams.
Sony DSV HX60V Price:23600 Rsamzn btnn
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4Canon PowerShot SX710 HS camera

This point and shoot device offer plenty of essential features for a photographer. It carries:

  • 20.3 MP 1/2.3 inch sensor with support for 4896 x 2752 pixel resolution and 4:3 aspect ratio.
  • 60 times digital and 30 x optical zoom support.
  • Weighs around 270 grams.
  • 3 inch LCD with support for 921600 dots image resolution, 1080p quality video playback.
  • 4.5 to 135 mm focal length.
  • Picture Effect, 3D, movie mode, easy shooting modes.
  • Flash, SD card, white balancing six modes, HDMI, USB, white balancing, red eye reduction support.
  • WiFi and NFC support.
  • Digic processor.
  • F3.2 to F8.0 aperture range.
  • 1/3200 sec shutter speed.
  • Supports 6 continuous shots per second.
Canon SX710 HX Price:Within 18000 to 19000 Rsamzn btnn

3Canon SX-530 HS camera

This is by far once of the best Canon mid-range camera till date. It has a lens with a good focal length and MicroSD card slot for storage expansion. It is priced at Rs 20k budget.

  • 16 MP CMOS sensor of 1/2.33 inch size.
  • 100 times digital and 50 x optical zoom support.
  • TFT 3 inch display, 1080p video, 461000 dots image resolution.
  • A high-quality lens with 4.3 to 215 millimeters focal length.
  • SD card slot, USB support, NFC, and WiFi support.
  • Aperture, shutter priority, intelligent auto shooting modes.
  • Max 1/2000 seconds shutter speed.
  • Seven creative modes of white balancing, six languages, red eye reduction, HDMI, metering, delete function support.
  • F/3.4 to F/8.0 aperture ranges.
Canon SX530 Price:Within 20000 to 21000 Rsamzn btnn

2Sony CyberShot DSC WX350 camera

Another member of Sony’s Cybershot series, DSC WX350 has excellent specifications. It provides many useful features that help you in capturing better photos and videos. Hence, it’s no doubt one of the best digital cameras under 20000 Rs in India.

  • 136 grams weight, point and shoot type compact camera.
  • Exmor R CMOS 18.2 megapixel sensor of 1/2.3 inch size.
  • TFT LCD 3 inch ClearPhoto display with 460800 dots image resolution, 1080p videos.
  • Contrast detection capable Sony G lens with focal length of 4.3 to 86 millimeters.
  • Lithium battery, a storage capacity of 48 megabytes, USB, microSD support.
  • Night portrait, anti-motion, HDR, backlight correction, snow, fireworks, snow effect support.
  • Flash, Max 1/1600 seconds shutter speed.
  • HDMI support, white balancing, red eye reduction, metering, macro mode, self-timer, face detection.
  • Very high ISO levels (around 12000).
  • F3.5 to F8.0 aperture range, 20 times optical zoom capability.
Sony Cybershot DSC WX350 Price:Within 18k to 19k Rsamzn btnn
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Sony Cybershot DSC WX500/B is an upgraded version of WX350. It offers better zoom, tiltable screen, 300 DPI display and offers a longer exposure of around 29 seconds. This camera can shoot high resolution 24 pixels videos. Like the WX350, WX500 comes with an inbuilt WiFi module along with an HDMI port and flash system.

Sony Cybershot W500/B Price:Around 19000 Rsamzn btnn

1Canon EOS 1200D

With an average 4.5 ratings from 1000s of customers, this camera under 20000 Rs budget from Canon packs the below features:

  • Digic 4 CPU coupled with CMOS 18 megapixel sensor.
  • Maximum aperture range of f5.6.
  • Supports ISO ranges within 100 to 6400, FHD recording and three times optical zoom.
  • Lithium ION battery.
  • 76.2 millimeters display.
  • Records videos at 24, 30, 60, and 25 frames per second.
  • Max 55 mm focal length.
  • SD cards of 8 GB capacity are supported.
  • Impressive shutter speed.
  • Supports connectivity to external devices with USB, HDMI ports.
  • Magnifies images up to 10 times on demand.
EOS 1200D Price:Rupees 24000amzn btnn
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  1. lucky khan

    I require a camera for recording prank videos.
    so what you say?

  2. Lucky

    Hello pramod will u pls adwice that canon1100 is better or 3300 for new comer photography

  3. Govind

    Mr Pramod,

    I want to buy a camera for hobby now/ later professional purposes. Any good camera under 20000 (without zoom lens) which can be upgraded later by adding zoom lens etc once I get the hang of it. What main features should it have?
    Thank you


    Hi pramod am looking for a wifi enabled digital camera budget Rs 15K for general photography. please advise

  5. Vipraj

    I want to buy Nikon Coolpix S9900 from quite long time.. but unable to locate in any stores and online sites.
    As per nikon site its archive categorize camera
    If possible share assistance on it

    • The camera is out of stock since 6 to 7 weeks. Maybe, Nikon might launch a replacement of S9900.

  6. Yogesh thalke

    please suggest , how’s the Nikon p530 and I’m also thinking about Nikon B500 which one to buy ? Is it they are DSLR cameras ???

  7. Dinesh

    Which is the better camera
    Canon SX-530 HS, Canon SX-540 HS or Nikon Coolpix p610?
    My Budget is of Rs. 20000. You could also suggest any other camera in this budget.

    • SX-540 costs more than 20K, but it is better than SX-530. P610 is out of stock on Amazon and other sites.

  8. bhaskar

    Hi, Pramod nice article. From the list above, can you mention which will be the most preferred choice for food photography.

    • a camera which supports FHD resolution and has a great AF system is ideal for food photography.

  9. rohit

    please suggest me a camera with good auto focus under 20K…….

  10. Niladri

    which is the best editing effects + autofocus + zoom camera under semi slr and also under 15 k to 20 k

  11. Modassir Alam

    Sir ji Help me out
    I want a camera for sports photoshoot as a beginner ..which will be the best one

    • It is difficult to recommend the best camera. As you can see in the article, all cameras have excellent features. Refer the list and choose one which you think will be right for you.

  12. jordan pereira

    Does nikon coolpix aw130 has a good picture quality and is it better than cybershot hx60v

    • Hx60v supports 21 MP resolution pictures and it has latest bionz engine. Thus, i think it’s a better camera

  13. Nikhilpal

    Sir can i buy nikon p610 i m confused

  14. Neha

    Hello Pramod,

    I bought DSLR NIKON D5100 just for heck of buying it. Now I dont use it that often because its heavy to carry and not for casual photography. I’m planning to sell it and buy a sleek camera which I can easily carry in my purse. Any advice on which model will serve my purpose ?

    • Have you checked the details of Canon Powershot SX610? It is featured packed, slim and lightweight digital camera.

  15. chandrakanth.t

    Sir, Nikon l840 is giving best of any cameras under the range of 20,000. Is it a DSLR?

  16. Havish Maddali

    Do you feel Canon Sx 710 Hs camera is also a good option?

  17. jenin

    Dear sir,
    I want purchase digital camera (point and shoot)under 15000 price range,I need only best picture quality , Wifi and long zoom (more than 16). Pls guide me.

    • Pramod Choudhary Pramod Choudhary

      Please go through the list we’ve shared