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Sony Alpha ILCE-A6000
24.3 megapixels, 3.13x
Check Prices: $448.00
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000
20.1 megapixels, 16.00x
Check Prices: $497.99
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Ricoh GR II
16.2 megapixels, 1.00x
Check Prices: $496.95

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$400 - $499

Most Popular Cameras Priced Between $400 and $499

Camera Name Res Lens Avg. Price
Sony Alpha ILCE-A6000 digital camera image Sony Alpha ILCE-A6000 24.3 3.13x $448.00
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Canon EOS M6 digital camera image Canon EOS M6 24.2 3.00x $479.00
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Nikon D3400 digital camera image Nikon D3400 24.2 3.06x $396.95
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 digital camera image Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 20.1 10.00x $497.99
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 digital camera image Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 16.0 3.00x $487.46
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 digital camera image Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 20.1 16.00x $497.99
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Ricoh GR II digital camera image Ricoh GR II 16.2 1.00x $496.95
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Olympus OM-D E-M10 II digital camera image Olympus OM-D E-M10 II 16.1 3.00x $429.00
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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 TBD
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 TBD
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 Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 digital camera Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 20.1 16.00x $497.99
The Panasonic FZ1000 makes it clear: You don't need that bulky bag full of lenses to get great photos in almost any situation!
In 2013, the Sony RX10 set a very high benchmark for just what a long-zoom camera could be, with a large 1"-type image sensor and generous 8.3x zoom lens. Now, Panasonic puts forth a spectacularly-capable challenger in the 16x zoom Panasonic FZ1000, and despite the same sensor size and an even more generous feature set, it's barely any bigger. Although it lacks the constant aperture of the Sony, we think the Panasonic FZ1000 represents an even better buy for the typical photographer in search of a camera that will free them from the need to juggle a dozen different lenses. Want to know why? Read our in-depth Panasonic FZ1000 review, and find out! (minimize)

image of Ricoh GR II digital camera Ricoh GR II 16.2 1.00x $496.95
It's compact, lightweight and offers impressive image quality: Is the Ricoh GR II right for you?
The Ricoh GR II updates its predecessor with Wi-Fi that works from most any device, a deeper raw buffer and wireless flash support, but keeps everything we loved in its predecessor. Are the tweaks enough to keep this large-sensored yet pocketable camera relevant in 2016? Find out now in our in-depth Ricoh GR II review! (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)

 
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