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Small and light compact cameras under $1,200

Last updated on July 4th, 2014

Sony DSC-RX100

93
Overall Score
Best in class size and weight score
From $448.00

Black
98size and weight
99video quality
99image quality
66battery life
50accessories availability
Price Analysis
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

91
Overall Score
Best in class size and weight score
From $379.95

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

Fujifilm X10

86
Overall Score
Top rated size and weight score
From $599.95

Black
94size and weight
99accessories availability
99build quality
54battery life
44video quality
Price Analysis
Stable . Buy with confidence

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

84
Overall Score
Best in class size and weight score
From $499.92

White
97size and weight
91accessories availability
85build quality
54features
25video quality
Price Analysis
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Canon PowerShot S100

82
Overall Score
Best in class size and weight score
From $415.00

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

80
Overall Score
From $344.49

Black
83size and weight
99metering and focus
91accessories availability
56image quality
43low light performance
Price Analysis
Stable . Buy with confidence

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

79
Overall Score
Best in class size and weight 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 AW100

76
Overall Score
Best in class size and weight score
99size and weight
90ease of use
70build quality
29low light performance
12accessories availability
Price Analysis
Stable . Buy with confidence

Nikon COOLPIX S9300

76
Overall Score
Best in class size and weight score
From $269.99

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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

76
Overall Score
From $549.99

Black
81size and weight
97features
95metering and focus
38low light performance
12accessories availability
Price Analysis
Stable . Buy with confidence