Best Compact Cameras 2016

The cameras in today’s smartphones are better than ever, but there are still limitations to even top-tier phones such as the iPhone 6 Plus or Galaxy Note 4. Wide angles, zoom lenses, and aperture adjustments are all areas where smartphones fall short. Plus, there’s always the chance that your phone could run out of juice before you get that perfect holiday shot.


Not only do compact cameras produce better looking images, they don’t take up much more space than the average smartphone. Combined with bigger batteries and expandable storage, compact cameras are easy-to-carry devices that can expand your photographic toolkit without weighing you down.

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The cameras in today's smartphones are better than ever, but there are still limitations to even top-tier phones such as the iPhone 6 Plus or Galaxy Note 4. Wide angles, zoom lenses and aperture adjustments are all areas where smartphones fall short. Plus, there's always the chance that your phone could run out of juice before you get that perfect holiday shot. 

Not only do compact cameras produce better-looking images, but they also don't take up much more space than the average smartphone. Combined with bigger batteries and expandable storage, compact cameras are easy-to-carry devices that can expand your photographic toolkit without weighing you down.

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