Best digital cameras under $200

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In these modern days each and everything has transformed and has become more and more sophisticated. This has happened the same for the different digital cameras which are used for the purpose of vlogging or for creating beautiful vlogs.

But along with these newly added features the price of the vlogging cameras have also increased to a huge extent. People of limited means find it difficult to get hold of the proper vlogging camera which is cheap and yet can provide all the necessary features that is required by that person for creating a certain good quality vlog.

Thus, below is the list of a few digital vlogging cameras which you can find in the market under $200 along with all the necessary features that you wish to have in your vlogging camera.

1) Canon Powershot ELPH 190 IS

The Canon Powershot ELPH 190 IS is a lot lighter than the ELPH 360 and hence is easier to travel with. So if you are going to record videos regarding travelling and tourism or if you are going to record outdoors then the Canon Powershot ELPH 190 IS has to be your number 1 choice.

The duration of the battery of the Canon Powershot ELPH 190 IS is also more as it allows ten more shots than the ELPH 360 offers. The Canon Powershot ELPH 190 IS offers you a smaller zoom than the ELPH 360 but then again the zooming feature is such a feature of a vlogging camera that is seldom required and hence it shall not cause you any sort of problem.

You might be thinking as to why you should decide to go for the Canon Powershot ELPH 190 IS since; you can get hold of the ELPH 360 by just spending a hundred dollars more. Well, you will be then certainly surprised to find out that the Canon Powershot ELPH 190 IS is better than the ELPH 360 in each and every aspect of a vlogging camera except for the recording quality.

The Canon Powershot ELPH 190 IS can record in 720p while the ELPH 360 can record in 1080p. However one of the drawbacks of the Canon Powershot ELPH 190 IS is its lack of manual focus. For this sole reason the ELPH 360 costs more than the Canon Powershot ELPH 190 IS. Apart from the manual focus settings the Canon Powershot ELPH 190 IS also lacks in the ISO department.

But, the Canon Powershot ELPH 190 IS has got the in built wifi which is required very much in these modern days. You can easily upload all your wonderful vlogs in the YouTube without opening your desktop or laptop.

So, if you think that your budget is low and you cannot afford to buy the ELPH 360 then the Canon Powershot ELPH 190 IS is the best choice that you can have. Besides, this is a great digital camera for a budding vlogger.

2) Canon Powershot ELPH 180

The Canon Powershot ELPH 180 might seem to be a lower version as to the ELPH 190 IS but it is not so. The Canon Powershot ELPH 180 was launched the same day by Canon as the ELPH 190 IS was launched. So the obvious question is as to what is different in the Canon Powershot ELPH 180?

The answer to the above question is that Canon had decided to remove certain features from the Canon Powershot ELPH 180 which were present in the ELPH 190 IS. But they have made sure that they remove those particular features which will not be missed by most of the people using the Canon Powershot ELPH 180 all around the world.

The first and foremost feature that has been removed from the Canon Powershot ELPH 180 is the in built wifi. Now this might have a negative impact on the customers but, you should question yourself as to do you really need a wifi in built system to upload your vlogs if you are looking to save some money.

The Canon Powershot ELPH 180 will certainly help you to do that. You can always use the data cables to transfer vlogs from the Canon Powershot ELPH 180 to the computer and then you can upload them on the internet. The good news is that instead of the in built wifi system you can enjoy certain other features of the Canon Powershot ELPH 180 that the ELPH 190 IS cannot provide you with.

The Canon Powershot ELPH 180 can provide with a lot more battery life, 30 shots more than what the ELPH 190 IS offers. The Canon Powershot ELPH 180 is also 12 grams lighter than the ELPH 190 IS and is thus even easier to carry around while you are recording videos outdoors.

However the Canon Powershot ELPH 180 lacks the constant shooting feature but, this should not bother you since the constant shooting feature is not something which you will need if you are going to shoot only videos for your vlogs. Besides this the Canon Powershot ELPH 180 also lacks the manual focus settings which is totally understandable since the ELPH 190 IS.

Even though the Canon Powershot ELPH 180 lacks the above mentioned features but still it is a top choice when it comes to vlogging digital cameras under $200 or a very low price.

3) YI 4K Action Camera

If you are thinking about recording certain videos which will be based on action then the first and foremost camera that you should be looking for is the YI 4K Action Camera. You might be right now thinking as to why the GoPro cameras are not being mentioned since they have been at the top of the market when it came to cameras for recording action videos.

This is because the YI 4K Action Camera can offer you all those features that are needed for you to create certain action blogs with a much lower price than the GoPro cameras.

The GoPro brand has a tendency to ask for more money from the customers than really should. A camera whose sole purpose is to record videos which are based on action needs the most basic features that a camera should be having for video recording.

In these modern days each and everything has transformed and has become more and more sophisticated. This has happened the same for the different digital cameras which are used for the purpose of vlogging or for creating beautiful vlogs.

But along with these newly added features the price of the vlogging cameras have also increased to a huge extent. People of limited means find it difficult to get hold of the proper vlogging camera which is cheap and yet can provide all the necessary features that is required by that person for creating a certain good quality vlog.

4) Fujifilm FinePix S8600

Well if you are looking for the best possible camera under the $200 mark, then the Fujifilm FinePix S8600 has to be your top choice. However it must be mentioned first that the Fujifilm FinePix S8600 is mainly used to record videos for vlog creation if you work indoors with the help of a tripod stand. The Fujifilm FinePix S8600 is the best possible choice when it comes to the act of purchasing a camera within a low budget and for shooting indoor videos.

Even though the Fujifilm FinePix S8600 cannot offer you more than a 720p with 30fps video quality but still it is very good and it might be the best possible camera for a starter or a budding vlogger who has not got that much experience in recording videos or creating vlogs. So, he or she should definitely start with equipment which is cheap and good rather than something which is expensive.

There are a few webcams in the market which offers the same video quality within the same budget but since they are webcams so you cannot carry them each and every place that you go very easily.The most special feature about the Fujifilm FinePix S8600 is that for such a cheap camera it offers great low light performance

The lens of the Fujifilm FinePix S8600 is quite large and hence it receives more light through it than any other camera’s lens aperture receives with such a low price. Thus you will be able shoot in a room where there is not much light without having any problem at all.

The Fujifilm FinePix S8600 offers manual focus mode which is pretty hard to find at such a low price range. Besides this the Fujifilm FinePix S8600 also has got a great battery life.

Even though the Fujifilm FinePix S8600 lacks an articulating screen or a touch screen but still it is too good a camera to be not bought with such a low price and fabulous features.

5) Canon Powershot N

When you first look into a video or picture shot through this Canon Powershot N you might think that this is really a weird camera since the videos shot through this camera gives you an unorthodox look. But the truth is that there is nothing weird about this camera other than getting rid of the unnecessary physical space from the video or the pictures.

Apart from the above mentioned feature the Canon Powershot N has got all the basic features that you need for creating good quality videos or vlogs. The Canon Powershot N offers the optical stabilization and hence you can easily use it while you are travelling since even if your hand shakes while you are on the road the optical stabilization feature gets rid of the shaking effect from the video and gives us a clean output.

Apart from this the Canon Powershot N is also quite in low light. The lens aperture is quite a big one and hence you always get the bright and lighter quite easily. The Canon Powershot N can be used in the selfies mode with the 28mm lens aperture and with the 50mm lens aperture it can be used for shooting video. The Canon Powershot N also offers a video quality up to 1080p.

The drawback of the Canon Powershot N is that it is devoid of an external microphone input. So you have to know the exact position of the camera’s in built mic so that you can place it near the person who will be in the video. In this way you can get good sound quality in spite of not having the external microphone input feature.

The Canon Powershot N fits in any pocket quite comfortably and thus you can carry it around almost anywhere and anytime without any difficulty. Although the Canon Powershot N might look as if it has got a flip screen but in reality it has only got a 90 degree tilting screen which means that there is no way in which you can see yourself while you are shooting. But then again you cannot expect to get a flat screen camera at such a low price.

Over all it can be certainly said that the Canon Powershot N is a great choice for any budding vlogger who wishes to buy his or her first vlogging camera under $200.

6) Panasonic Lumix DMC TS30

If you are going to record certain videos under certain extreme environmental conditions then the Panasonic Lumix DMC TS30 is the most perfect camera for you and your adventurous experience. The Panasonic Lumix DMC TS30 has been specially built for recording videos under extremely low temperatures and also under water and several other such extreme climatic conditions.

The Panasonic Lumix DMC TS30 is a very tough camera and is thus waterproof, shockproof, dustproof and also freeze proof. It has got a 16.1MP CCD sensor which gives or provides its customers with good quality videos where there is the proper amount of sharpness and also the proper contrast of the different colours.

The Panasonic Lumix DMC TS30 has got the low light performance feature and is thus so extensively used underwater where there is no bright light. The Panasonic Lumix DMC TS30 is one of the best cameras that you are going to find in the market with a video recording quality of 720p.

In short this is a great camera which deserves the attention that it is getting now days and also it is a wonderful choice for a starting vlogger who wants his or her vlogs to be about the outdoor experiences.

7) Fujifilm FinePix XP80

The Fujifilm FinePix XP80 has taken the level of waterproof cameras a notch higher and there is no doubt about that this is one of the best possible vlogging cameras that you are going to ever find in the market right now under such a low price range. The Fujifilm FinePix XP80 offers water resistance up to a wall of 15 feet of water. It does not end here.

The Fujifilm FinePix XP80 also offers impressive low light performance which is quite difficult to find now a days for a camera which comes under such a low price. The backlit CMOS sensor certainly helps in the process of low light performance and of course the result is that you can get the top quality of 720p videos.

Since the Fujifilm FinePix XP80 is waterproof so it can be certainly used for recording vlogs under the water if the necessity arrives. The Fujifilm FinePix XP80 has also got the ability to take continuously shoot which is required if you are planning to record outside the house. Some of the most special features of the Fujifilm FinePix XP80 is remote shooting and wireless image transfer since it has got the in built wifi system.

The Fujifilm FinePix XP80 has got a LCD monitor which has got a much needed anti reflective coating so that you can record videos comfortably even when you are shooting under the bright rays of the sun.

8) Nikon Coolpix L840

The Nikon Coolpix L840 is one of the most popular digital cameras among the budding vloggers because of its low price and outstanding features. The Nikon Coolpix L840 is quite light in weight and hence can easily be carried for travelling to different places. It fits nicely in your pocket. Besides that the Nikon Coolpix L840 is primarily used by vloggers to record various kinds of videos on travelling and tourism because this wonderful and cheap camera has got great zooming lens.

If you are planning to record videos on travel and tourism you most certainly require good quality zooming lens.The design of the Nikon Coolpix L840 is also quite good and very much convenient for fast handling. The Nikon Coolpix L840 has also got the all important in built wifi connectivity so that you do not have open your personal computer in order to upload all your videos on YouTube and other vloggers’ platforms.

The Nikon Coolpix L840 has got a three inch LCD screen which can be flipped and you can certainly record videos up to a maximum quality of 1080p.

The Nikon Coolpix L840 has got certain additional small features such as the Vibration Reduction and the Smart Portrait Frame. It has got a decent battery life too. Over all the Nikon Coolpix L840 is definitely a good choice when it comes to the task of buying your first digital camera as a vlogger especially if you are planning to create vlogs regarding travel and tourism.

9) Sony W800/S 20.1 MP Digital Camera

The Sony W800/S 20.1 MP Digital Camera is certainly one of the best cameras for a budding vlogger if he or she is under a specific budget. The camera is small and compact which makes it very easy to carry around and take to places where you can’t take any sort of luggage. It has got all the necessary features that a young vlogger needs to have.

It may not have the manual focus settings or optical stabilisation feature that other expensive vlogging cameras have got in the market but still, compared to the price of the different cameras in the market it is very good.It has got the HAD CSS Sensor which provides the appropriate amount of sharpness that the video requires and it also offers a maximum video recording quality of 720p.

It has got a zooming lens of Sony even though the vloggers do not require it unless and until they plan to shoot certain travel or tourism videos. Apart from this the Sony W800/S 20.1 MP Digital Camera has also got a very decent battery life and you can continuously shoot videos for a good amount of time.

The Sony W800/S 20.1 MP Digital Camera has also got a sensor which allows your video to have the contrast in colours and thus it makes the video look even better to the eye. One of the drawbacks of the Sony W800/S 20.1 MP Digital Camera is that it has got no in built wifi connection and so you have to connect it to the personal computer via your USB cable and then only you can transfer all your videos to your computer and hence upload it to the required platforms for vloggers.

10) Canon Powershot ELPH 170 IS

The Canon Powershot ELPH 170 IS is the version that preceded the ELPH 180. The Canon Powershot ELPH 170 IS is quite convenient for vloggers who love to travel as it is quite compact in size and thus it has got a good demand in the market.

If you do not have the budget to purchase the ELPH 180, then you should certainly go for the Canon Powershot ELPH 170 IS. The Canon Powershot ELPH 170 IS offers a decent battery life and also offers a vlogger to record videos with a maximum video quality of 720p. The Canon Powershot ELPH 170 IS has got versatility and the point and shoot feature

The Canon Powershot ELPH 170 IS has got a 20.0MP 1/ 2.3 inch CCD sensor along with a DIGIC 4+ image processor which helps your video to achieve the necessary contrast in colours and the minute sharpness changes along with the picture quality that separates an ordinary vlog from an excellent vlog.

The Canon Powershot ELPH 170 IS has also got a good quality of ISO since it has got an ISO 1600. In spite of being in the previous generation as the ELPH 180 the Canon Powershot ELPH 170 IS has also got the in built wireless wifi connectivity system due to which you can transfer all your vlogs to your personal computer without any cables and hence can upload them on the various vloggers’ platforms.

10) Sony DSCH 300/B Digital Camera

The Sony DSCH 300/B Digital Camera is yet another fantastic choice as a vlogging digital camera for a young vlogger or if you want to buy a new vlogging camera with a low price. As usual for all the Sony digital cameras the Sony DSCH 300/B Digital

Camera is also quite small and hence can be easily carried around to the different parts of the globe. Besides that the Sony DSCH 300/B Digital Camera has also got the HAD CSS sensor which offers excellent contrast of colours to the videos and helps the videos to exhibit the finest details that there is to display.

Even though it is devoid of the several modern day vlogging camera features, the Sony DSCH 300/B Digital Camera is quite popular in the market as it offers the best quality of video and basic vlogging camera features within a very small budget.

The Sony DSCH 300/B Digital Camera has got an economic grip which makes it quite easy to handle when you are trying to shoot or record a certain video while travelling or moving. The Sony DSCH 300/B Digital Camera is a standard single lens reflex camera and thus even a person who has got no experience in shooting or recording videos previously can easily handle it.

So, all the above mentioned digital cameras are quite good enough for any vlogger to record high quality videos to create wonderful vlogs, provided that the vlogger knows his or her way around the equipment. If the vlogger knows the ways and methods to exploit the potential of his or her digital vlogging camera then he or she can produce good quality vlogs even with the help of a cheap camera.

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