Best Compact Camera Reviews 2022
The point-and-shoot (compact camera) camera is the best-selling type of camera in the world.
The main advantage of these cameras is their small size. A compact camera can fit in a pocket.
If you are a passionate traveler then there is no reason to carry your expensive and large DLSR camera.
You can find compact cameras with various advanced features. Quality often depends on price.
WiFi is a great feature you can find in some models. You can connect the camera with your smartphone or with a tablet and then you can easily upload pictures to Instagram or Facebook.
The most popular brands of compact cameras are Sony, Canon, Panasonic, and Fujifilm.
You can read helpful compact camera reviews in the post below.
We hope to help you choose the best one that suits your needs.
Sony RX100 VII
Sony RX100 VII Review:
Sony RX100 VII is the 7th generation of Sony's compact camera and it's at the top of our list with good reason. So, let's start with the important details.
The dimension of this Sony RX100 VII is 4 x 1.68 x 2.38 inches and it weighs only.
This remarkable pocket camera comes with a 20.1MP 1.0-inch type CMOS sensor.
It comes with Zeiss Vario Sonnar lens: T* 24 200 mm F2. 8 F4. 5 lens and 921k-dot 3.0-inch tilt-angle touchscreen LCD monitor.
The difference between this model and the previous RX100 models is that this model has a microphone input. This very important detail will enhance your vlogging experience. Besides this feature, this new RX100 model has Active Steadyshot mode and real-time eye AF for animals (stills) and humans (movies and stills).
Features that are worth mentioning are 4K HDR (HLG) video recording, continuous shooting: up to 20 fps, single burst shooting at 90Fps, high-speed video at up to 1000 fps.
Sony RX100 VII is not for those with a shallow pocket but if you need a high-quality compact camera, certainly you won't go wrong if you buy it.
- Good zoom and autofocus
- Fast face detection
- Great AF speeds
- Pocket friendly
Canon PowerShot G7X
Canon PowerShot G7X Mark III Review:
Canon PowerShot G7X is the next model on our list of the best compact camera in 2022.
G7X Mark II model proved to be great, and now we have a new model: G7X Mark III with some new interesting features.
Canon PowerShot G7X Mark III features DIGIC 8 Image processor, 1-inch BSI (backside illuminated) sensor, and a 20.1 MP 1.0 inch CMOS sensor.
A combination of excellent 4.2x optical zoom power, 4K video capabilities, and input for an external microphone make G7X Mark III the best choice in the category of compact cameras for vlogging.
With the Vertical video feature, you will be able to mix up your camera angles and shot length.
G7X Mark III allows you to record high-quality 4K 30p and full HD 120p videos.
A responsive 3.0-inch touch LCD screen with a 180° of tilt will allow you to be more creative.
All in all G7X Mark III delivers sharp and crisp videos with minimal sound distortion.
- Responsive touch screen
- Fast burst shooting
- Great image stabilization
Panasonic LUMIX ZS200
Panasonic LUMIX ZS200 Review:
Panasonic LUMIX ZS200 has rightly earned the place in the list of the best compact cameras 2022.
If you like traveling and you need a compact camera with great zoom capability and if you want to produce high-quality images and videos then Panasonic LUMIX ZS200 should be your choice.
This model has a 1-inch sensor, 15X of optically stabilized zoom, and 24mm ultra-wide-angle LEICA DC Lens which allow you to take better photos in low-light environments in 4K 30p Video and 4K photo resolutions.
Panasonic LUMIX ZS200 offers Optical Image Stabilizer Plus (5-Axis HYBRID O.I.S.+) effectively suppress handshake vibrations in video and photography recording.
If you like to take close-up pictures (as close as 3cm) it will be easy with this model.
ISO 12,800 high-sensitivity recording is achieved with LUMIX ZS200's LUMIX Venus Engine and High Sensitivity MOS Sensor.
Panasonic LUMIX ZS200 has excellent L.Monochrome mode in Photo Style that allows you to create beautiful monochrome images with rich gradation.
Wi-Fi Connectivity helps you to transfer your new videos and photos with ease. Don't let your friends wait too long for your new travel photos.
- Excellent 15x zoom
- Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
- Built-in EVF
OLYMPUS Tough TG-6
OLYMPUS Tough TG-6 Review:
OLYMPUS Tough TG-6 model is the successor to the previous successful TG-5.
TG-6 model is improved with a better 3-inch LCD screen (1.04 million dots vs 460k dots) and with the ability to focus objects at a distance of 1cm. Both sides of the sealing glass over the image sensor now have Anti-reflective (AR) coating, so flaring and ghosts are drastically minimized.
The main advantages of this model are that it is waterproof (50 feet), shockproof (7 feet), freezeproof (14 F), anti-fog, and crush-proof (100 kgf). In our opinion, this compact camera is the winner in this category.
You will be able to record full HD 120 and 4K high cinema-quality videos thanks to the high resolution 12MP F2.0 lens.
The lightweight and compact OLYMPUS Tough TG-6 will be your good companion during your adventures, whether you like skiing, hiking, or diving.
It has a (non-touch) 3.0-inch, 1,040K dots LCD screen, 25-100mm f/2-4.9 lense, the ability of 20fps of continuous shooting and optical 4x zoom
You can extend the ISO range from ISO100 to 12,800.
Shutter speed is 1/2 to 1/2000 sec. (Night Scene, A mode: up to 4 sec.).
With Olympus Workspace (new image editing software) you can easily process and edit your RAW images on a PC.
The body comes in attractive black & red color.
- 4k video recording
- Excellent Microscope mode
- Raw format images
- Only 12MP resolution