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image of Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II digital camera

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II
20.2 megapixels, 3.00x
Check Prices: $449.00
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Sony Alpha ILCE-A6000
24.3 megapixels, 3.13x
Check Prices: $448.00
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300
12.1 megapixels, 24.00x
Check Prices: $494.99

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$400 - $499

Most Popular Cameras Priced Between $400 and $499

Camera Name Res Lens Avg. Price
Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II digital camera image Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II 20.2 3.00x $429.00
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Sony Alpha ILCE-A6000 digital camera image Sony Alpha ILCE-A6000 24.3 3.13x $448.00
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Nikon D3400 digital camera image Nikon D3400 24.2 3.06x $396.95
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Canon EOS M3 digital camera image Canon EOS M3 24.2 3.10x $429.00
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 digital camera image Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 12.1 24.00x $494.99
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 digital camera image Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 16.0 3.00x $497.99
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Canon EOS Rebel T5 (EOS 1200D) digital camera image Canon EOS Rebel T5 (EOS 1200D) 18.0 3.06x $384.00
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Nikon D3300 digital camera image Nikon D3300 24.2 3.06x $446.95
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Nikon J5 digital camera image Nikon J5 20.8 3.00x $496.95
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 digital camera image Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 20.2 3.60x $448.00
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Editor's Choice Res Lens Avg. Price
image of Canon PowerShot G11 digital camera Canon PowerShot G11 10.0 5.00x $577.00
The Canon PowerShot G11 is the G10 done better Giving ear to your most ardent supporters is always a good idea when planning new products, and that's just what Canon did with the Canon PowerShot G11. That change in focus brought back the articulating LCD that was sorely missed by many G-series fans. Canon also took a bold step and reduced the resolution from 14-megapixels to 10, all in an effort to make the Canon G11 a better low-light camera rather than an unnecessarily high-resolution design that struggled to strike a balance between noise and its suppression. Our printed results show that Canon succeeded in reducing chroma (color) noise in the Canon G11's images well enough to produce images of about the same size, but with less noise and less blurring from noise suppression overall. Lens quality is still quite excellent, with minimal chromatic aberration and excellent sharpness in the corners, also likely a result of the switch to a 10-megapixel sensor. The Canon G11 is a joy to use, with its manual EV compensation and ISO dials, articulating LCD, and extremely capable design. Click here to read our Canon PowerShot G11 Review for more on this fine camera. (minimize)

image of Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3 digital camera Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3 10.1 2.50x $449.95
One of the finest premium enthusiast cameras on the market Almost in a category by itself, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3 digital camera really impressed us. With a 10-megapixel imager, a high quality Leica lens, and a high-resolution 3-inch wide-screen LCD, the Panasonic LX3 was built to deliver high image quality in a small package. Gone are the noise problems of the LX2, and detail is lush. A full range of capture modes graces the LX3 -- auto and manual -- plus a hot shoe, manual AF and aspect ratio controls, and the little digital camera even shoots RAW. The Panasonic LX3's color was natural, and impressive printed results tell the rest of the story. The Panasonic LX3's price is competitive, too, more than an inexpensive digicam, but less than a digital SLR. Click here to see why the Panasonic LX3 has put my piggy bank on the endangered species list. (minimize)

Other Top Choices Res Lens Avg. Price
image of Canon EOS Rebel T5 (EOS 1200D) digital camera Canon EOS Rebel T5 (EOS 1200D) 18.0 3.06x $414.00
For the entry-level buyer wanting to step up to an SLR for the first time, the Canon T5 offers a pretty compelling package!
The Canon T5 brings a welcomed update to Canon's entry-level DSLR model after 2011's Canon Rebel T3. Sporting a higher-res 18MP sensor, improved exterior styling, and upgraded Full HD video as well as advanced exposure controls for video, The T5 offers a lot of camera for your money. While the T5 may lean more toward the basic side of things, the image quality is very good when it's all said and done. If you're looking for a low barrier of entry into the DSLR world, the Canon Rebel T5 is a great place to start. Read more about it in our in-depth Canon T5 review, to see why! (minimize)

image of Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II digital camera Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II 20.2 3.00x $449.00
Still just as pocketable, the Canon G9X II offers improvements to an already-great original
While imperfect, the G9X II is a very small 1-inch sensor camera with a bright lens and impressive image quality for its class. Most of the performance issues of its predecessor have been addressed, and there is a lot to like about the Canon G9X II It has earned a Dave's Pick for its strong balance of image quality, speed and value as well as its very compact form-factor. (minimize)

image of Nikon D3300 digital camera Nikon D3300 24.2 3.06x $446.95
Big on resolution, not on size. The compact entry-level Nikon D3300 ups the detail and image quality for their entry-level DSLR.
The Nikon D3300 is a solid camera, in more ways than one: solid build quality and solid image quality. While autofocus performance is a little below average, and the limited external controls and smaller size may be a turn off for some, the Nikon D3300 excels in most areas. If you're ready to make the jump to a DSLR camera, the Nikon D3300 provides a nice starting point with a great combination of image quality, ease of use and price. Read more about this compact, lightweight, and high-resolution DSLR in our in-depth Nikon D3300 review! (minimize)

image of Olympus Tough TG-4 digital camera Olympus Tough TG-4 16.0 4.00x $449.00
With RAW capture & plentiful features, the TG-4 rugged camera stands out from the "rugged" pack.
Following up on 2014's impressive TG-3 tough camera, the Olympus TG-4 improves in numerous ways while still offering the same fun shooting experience of its rugged predecessor. Performance is solid across the board for this class and the addition of RAW image capture (a first for this class of camera) is a well-received bonus for enthusiasts. The small 16-megapixel BSI CMOS sensor captures good images, considering its size, and the built-in lens offers a fast f/2.0 maximum aperture. How does this tough camera stack up against the rest of the class? Read our Olympus TG-4 Review to find out! (minimize)

image of Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 digital camera Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 12.1 24.00x $319.96
A superzoom camera with a super bright lens
Panasonic pumped some new excitement into its acclaimed superzoom line when it paired a Leica-branded f2/.8 lens with the Panasonic FZ200. That's a constant f/2.8 max aperture across the entire 24x optical zoom range, which is a rarity among long zooms these days and -- teamed with the camera's excellent AF system -- it proved to perform well in low-light and high shutter speed situations. There's a lot more to like about the FZ200, including a 12 fps, high-res burst mode and Full HD 1080p video recording (at up to 60 fps!). And advanced photographic controls such as manual exposure and focusing, as well as RAW image capture, mean it's a viable alternative for enthusiasts wanting a lightweight, everyday alternative to a heavy, bulky DSLR with multiple zoom lenses (at least in good light), and a serious step up for beginners wanting more zoom range. The FZ200's relatively small sensor does force some compromises on image quality (like almost every other camera in its class), but the camera's convenience and versatility make it one of the best superzooms on the market. Read our Panasonic FZ200 review for more details, or buy one here. (minimize)

image of Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 digital camera Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 12.1 24.00x $494.99
Panasonic FZ300 builds upon a solid foundation and provides a lot of bang for your buck
Two years after the FZ200 camera impressed us with its 24-600mm equivalent lens and strong performance, the Panasonic FZ300 has arrived with a redesigned body and a suite of new features. Unchanged are the 12.1-megapixel sensor and the 25x optical zoom lens, while new upgrades include 4K video and 4K Photo features in addition to numerous other improvements. Is this the high-zoom all-in-one camera you've been waiting for? Read our Panasonic FZ300 review to find out! (minimize)

image of Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7 digital camera Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7 16.0 2.67x $449.00
Tiny, capable GF7 offers a lot of camera for the money
The little Panasonic GF7 packs a lot of performance into a small, lightweight and easy to use package. It may be billed as an entry-level camera and comes in at an affordable, entry-level price, but the GF7 offers a lot of camera for the money. The image quality and performance of the Panasonic GF7 is quite good for its class. It also offers numerous options, shooting modes, and lots of user customization to fit varying shooting styles. All told, the GF7 is not only easy to use for beginner photographers, but also quite capable for more advanced ones as well. Read more in our in-depth Panasonic GF7 review! (minimize)

image of Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 digital camera Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 16.0 2.67x $479.00
The first truly 'micro' Micro Four Thirds camera packs the power of the GX7 into your pocket
While we may have called the GX7 the Micro Four Thirds model we've all been waiting for, the Panasonic GM1 make take its spot, or at least be called the perfect companion camera to the GX7 or other larger M43 cameras. The GM1 packs the same sensor and processor as the GX7 providing excellent image quality and performance as well as offering a ton of advanced features such as a touchscreen LCD and robust Wi-Fi capabilities. The super-compact size lets this well-built camera go practically anywhere, while still retaining the larger sensor and the flexibility of interchangeable lenses. Read our in-depth Panasonic GM1 review for all the details, or shop for one now! (minimize)

image of Sony Alpha ILCE-A6000 digital camera Sony Alpha ILCE-A6000 24.3 3.13x $448.00
The Sony A6000 is affordable, fast, and takes really great pictures. Could this be the ultimate all-rounder camera?
Not only does this high-res speed demon cram in plenty of desirable features, the Sony A6000 also shaves a couple of hundred dollars off its predecessor's price. That's the recipe for greatness, so it's no surprise this has been one of our most popular reviews in recent memory -- and now, it's finished! So what was our final verdict on this affordable, swift-shooting camera, and is it time you bought one for yourself? Read our in-depth Sony A6000 review, and see what we thought! (minimize)

image of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 digital camera Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 20.2 3.60x $448.00
Sony RX100 takes the premium pocket camera crown!
We were so impressed with the Sony RX100's specs, we had to rush and give it a complete review in a hurry to see if it truly measured up. We were not disappointed. The Sony RX100's 1-inch-type, 20.2-megapixel sensor, f/1.8, 3.6x lens, and small body combine to create a new pocket digital camera benchmark. Sony didn't skimp on special features for amateurs or enthusiasts, either. Click here to see our Sony RX100 review! (minimize)

 
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