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Best compact cameras under $1,200

Last updated on July 4th, 2014

Sony DSC-RX100

95
Overall Score
From $448.00

Black
99image quality
99low light performance
99video quality
66battery life
50accessories availability
Price Analysis
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

85
Overall Score
From $379.95

Black
99features
97size and weight
93metering and focus
68low light performance
66battery life
Price Analysis
Stable . Buy with confidence

Fujifilm X10

75
Overall Score
From $599.95

Black
99build quality
99accessories availability
99metering and focus
54battery life
44video quality
Price Analysis
Stable . Buy with confidence

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

73
Overall Score
From $344.49

Black
99metering and focus
91accessories availability
91video quality
56image quality
43low light performance
Price Analysis
Stable . Buy with confidence

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

73
Overall Score
From $549.99

Black
97features
95metering and focus
91ease of use
38low light performance
12accessories availability
Price Analysis
Stable . Buy with confidence

Canon PowerShot S100

70
Overall Score
From $415.00

Black
99ease of use
99size and weight
84build quality
40battery life
12accessories availability
Price Analysis
Stable . Buy with confidence

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

65
Overall Score
From $499.92

White
97size and weight
91accessories availability
85build quality
54features
25video quality
Price Analysis
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

62
Overall Score
From $199.95

Black
99size and weight
94ease of use
77metering and focus
38low light performance
12accessories availability
Price Analysis
Stable . Buy with confidence

Nikon COOLPIX P510

57
Overall Score
85ease of use
82features
81size and weight
34low light performance
12accessories availability
Price Analysis
Stable . Buy with confidence

Nikon COOLPIX S9300

56
Overall Score
From $269.99

Black
99ease of use
98size and weight
72build quality
23low light performance
12accessories availability
Price Analysis
Stable . Buy with confidence