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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
99image quality
99low light performance
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
From $269.99

Orange
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