Bored of smartphone cameras? Advanced and mid-range point-and-shoot cameras are what you are looking for. We have the best ones on our list this year! They are compact with a larger sensor, more megapixels, more connectivity options and feature-rich! They can go anytime and anywhere to capture every moment in your life!
#3: Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V
This camera has the world's fastest 0.05-second autofocus which is great for wildlife and action photography. It has 20.1 megapixel and 24 fps burst rate. It can track fast-moving subjects so it can also capture stunning images in sports events. Unfortunately, it has no touchscreen, it is pricey, and you will encounter some handling issues.
#2: Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-RX100 III
This camera is less pricey compared to the Sony's latest iteration. It offers good performance in low light, giving outstanding images and HD videos that are way much better than DSLRs. It has a built-in three-stop ND filter that can nicely blur a background while you can enable and disable the ND filter manually. Plus, it includes Sweep Panorama and an HDR option.
#1: Panasonic LX10
This camera offers shoots 4K video and touchscreen control. You can be sure of a secure hold because of its subtle handgrip protrusion on the front which is less likely to slip from your hand. It has a built-in flash while you can tilt it back to bounce light off the ceiling to avoid harsh shadows. It has a customizable Quick Menu that allows you to put a collection of your most commonly used parameters such as ISO, and AF mode image quality, in an on-screen menu for quick adjustment. It features a virtual pull-out tab located along the right edge of the screen puts no fewer than eight custom function buttons at your fingertips which includes two lens rings, a thumb dial, and several buttons on the rear of the camera. It uses Panasonic’s DFD (Depth from Defocus) autofocus technology in a swift focus up to as close as 3 centimeters. Its DFD also enables lock and hold focus on moving subjects as they move toward or away from the camera. Fortunately, its shutter button captures 30 still images per second every time you press it in an 8-megapixel image quality. Also, it can connect to your device with its built-in Wi-Fi after you download the free Panasonic Image App (iOS and Android). There is a lot of amazing features that you can get with this camera that made it to the top of our list for the best point and shoot cameras you can buy.