The countdown has began towards the big event Christmas and while everybody probably has a long list of items to cover this black Friday , a lot of them will have on their list gadgets of all sorts and when it comes to gadgets then how can one forget the oh so beautiful camera that is in use every day. Even in an era where Smartphone’s are jam packed with great cameras there is certain satisfaction of owning a camera itself, not to forget that this generation is High Definition and everyone big or small has a certain desire for that special DSLR that can give you such stunning pictures that becoming a photographer becomes as simple as a click away, so if you’re in the mood for buying a camera for yourself or whether you want to gift it to someone else, here is a list of the Top Ten Digital Cameras to Gift On This Christmas
- 10. Panasonic DMC-TZ70 (Silver) LUMIX 30x Travel Zoom Digital Camera with Eye Viewfinder Wi-Fi NFC – International Version
- 9. Sony Alpha a6000 Mirror less Digital Camera
- 8. Nikon D3300 24.2 MP CMOS Digital SLR with AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR II Zoom Lens
- 7. Sony Cyber – Shot RX100 IV
- 6. Canon PowerShot G3 X Digital Camera
- 5. Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II Mirrorless Camera (Black) with M. Zuiko Digital ED 14- 150mm Lens
- 4. FUJIFILM X-T2 16519247 Black Compact Mirrorless System Camera Body
- 3. Nikon D500
- 2. Sony A7RII Full-Frame Mirror less Interchangeable Lens Camera
- 1. Canon EOS 5DS R DSLR
10. Panasonic DMC-TZ70 (Silver) LUMIX 30x Travel Zoom Digital Camera with Eye Viewfinder Wi-Fi NFC – International Version
At a price of $396.85 this can be a gift that you can make wonderful memories with 12.1 Megapixels High-sensitivity MOS Sensor for the best low light shots, a 4.6 FPS high-speed burst so you can capture those moments that are ever so hard to capture on a camera , 3-inch touch screen LCD display, this camera has 8% reduction of body size than its previous models, and the snazzy thing about this camera is that you easily operate it through a remote control also in its feature is included ISO Sensitivity Auto / i.ISO / 80 / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200 / 6400 and 1080p full HD video, Movie Servo AF continuous subject tracking. So not only do you get the option of glamorous pictures but high definition videos can also be recorded.
9. Sony Alpha a6000 Mirror less Digital Camera
Coming at $478.00 this camera has 24 MP APS-C CMOS sensor. ISO 100-25600 with a Hybrid AF with 179-point focal plane phase-detection and 25 contrasts detect points. It has a very good image quality and the camera allows for continuous shooting up to 11 FPS, a 3 inch LCD that is tilting, an OLED electronic viewfinder and to top it off built in Wi-Fi and NFC.
8. Nikon D3300 24.2 MP CMOS Digital SLR with AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR II Zoom Lens
At the price of $430.87 Nikon aims to please with 3 inch LCD display, 11 AF points with 3D tracking, ISO 100-12800 also expandable up to 25600 and 24.2 MP CMOS DX-format sensor allowing the photographer to catch up to 5 frames per second with continuous shooting this provides for excellent shots specially if it is for continuous shooting whether capturing the wildlife or just the children running up and down, here is camera that will give you that taste of a professional camera while being easy on your pocket too. This camera also includes all accessories plus a 90 day warranty so if you’re planning to give this as gift then you do not have to worry the person can change it as well.
7. Sony Cyber – Shot RX100 IV
With the previous hype of Sony Cyber Shot the Sony company came up with another version of it, the RX100 IV although its battery life could be questionable but with modes such as 4K and slow motion at a price of $898.00 and 20.1 MP stacked CMOS sensor this is a pretty nice gift to be giving someone this Christmas.
6. Canon PowerShot G3 X Digital Camera
Escalating the price range with a well known camera company this camera is at $999 it can be what people now a day’s call a compact camera but to be small does not necessarily mean it has limited features. This camera has excellent zoom range if you’re a photographer or want to give this as a gift to someone you know who enjoys zooming in and out to capture the minutest of details then this is your go to camera with a 24-600mm f/2.8-5.6 lens, 1-inch 20.2-megapixel sensor and ISO 125-12800.
5. Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II Mirrorless Camera (Black) with M. Zuiko Digital ED 14- 150mm Lens
At $1099.00 here is a camera that is dust proof, freeze proof and splash proof so you can take it out on a safari or enjoy making pictures of the children or friends and family while they are splish splashing in the water. This camera has a 3 inch display, 4X optical zoom and 16 megapixels along with video capture resolution of 1920 x 1080.
4. FUJIFILM X-T2 16519247 Black Compact Mirrorless System Camera Body
At $1599.00 this camera has 24.3 MP APS-C X-Trans CMOS III Sensor with an X-Processor Pro Engine a 0.77 x 2.36 M OLED Viewfinder. The screen is 3 inches and provides for a 3 way tilting screen so you don’t have to go far to reach the angle you want and need for that perfect picture, not only providing you with great image quality but the internal UHK 4K Video will give you the ultimate high definition quality along with F-Log Gamma. You can even sift through different modes such as Grain effect mode and have Film simulation. This camera also provides you with a weather protected body , a 325 point Intelligent Hybrid AF system coupled with 8 fps shooting and ISO 51200 the only things that can get better is the built-In Wi-Fi Connectivity for the ultimate on the spot uploading and sharing.
3. Nikon D500
Here is a camera shooter that will give you a Multi-CAM 20K Autofocus sensor with 153/99 AF points and an outstanding cinematic 4K UHD video, the camera will give you clarity along with utmost intense pictures whether you want to shoot in low light or high light and the built in Wi-Fi connectivity will not disappoint all those followers that are in awe of your photos, the best Christmas gift for the picture lover. At $1799 this could be a gift that will please the photographer without having to go crazy for the money in it.
2. Sony A7RII Full-Frame Mirror less Interchangeable Lens Camera
For the ultimate Christmas gift this camera will have you in awe not only does it have 42MP with 5-axis image stabilization, it also contains the world's first (and currently only) 35mm BSI CMOS sensor, coupled with a hybrid auto focus system and 4K video capabilities. The price being on the heavier side at $3198 but it has all the features you would want in a more than good camera such as 399 on sensor Phase detection points, high speed AF with non native lenses, a 2.36m dot OLED viewfinder with 0.7x magnification and a full magnesium alloy construction. So you can sit back and relax to the full grin smile while the person on the other end is receiving this beauty as a gift.
1. Canon EOS 5DS R DSLR
Another flagship camera from the renowned Canon here is a gift for the ultimate professional photographer with an ultra high resolution of 50.6 megapixel full frame sensor this camera will have you in the details with no problem at all with such a high resolution it will be like looking through a microscope along with high resolution it also has 5fps burst shooting and 100-600 native ISO range for a price of $3699.