In the fast of the world developed where everything has become mechanized and technical, things such as a mobile, computer, camera and internet have become inevitable parts of human life.
Cameras, used to capture the perfect moments of life and store it forever, have undergone many changes with time. With each passing year, new technologies have been incorporated into the cameras, making them more evolved with each year.
However, with the new incorporated technologies, the price of cameras often shot up to being almost in thousands. In this article, we are going to discuss all those cameras that come under a price range of only $100.
Though it might seem impossible but there are indeed many good vlogging cameras under 100 dollars.
Most Popular and Best Vlogging Cameras Under $100 (Top 5 List)
1. Sony Cybershot 16.2 MP Digital Camera
- The quality that makes the camera simply brilliant is its capability of optical image stabilization.
- Image stabilization is very important for vlogging as most of the initial vlogging is done by walking and talking simultaneously. Except for the image stabilizations, other important features are the capability of the camera to record videos at 720p. The videos that are shot are very smooth, high quality and with remarkable precision.
- The battery stays for 200 shots so it is better to keep a spare battery. The battery life is the only thing for which you might have to sacrifice however still it is better than some of the other high budget cameras.
- The camera also has a zooming facility even though zooming is of not much use in case of vlogging. However, if you are recording videos for some other purposes, the camera will give you some excellent zoomed shots.
- The camera comes with 20.1 megapixels and CCD image sensor. The videos that will be shot will be of high definition or HD quality. Moreover, they will be crisp and precise and of super quality. The camera is also facilitated with TFT LCD screen that has the brightness adjustment facility which can be increased up to six settings.
Except for these qualities, the camera is very easy to handle and provides some best quality videos and images at a very low price.
- Optical Image stabilization.
- Easy to use.
- Sleek design.
- Smooth video quality.
- Facilitates zooming while doing a video shot.
- Battery life is a bit low and hence a spare battery should be carried.
2. Nikon Coolpix L32
Nikon Coolpix L32 has grabbed the eyeballs of the millions of photographers and customers because of the cool designs and colors that it comes with. However, the trendy design is not the only plus point of the camera.
It has wonders packed into such a camera. As a result of these features, it has grabbed the second place among the listings of the best vlogging cameras under 100 USD.
- The most important feature of this camera is the articulation that the screen provides.
- This feature enables the videographer to know whether by chance he has intruded into the video or not, while at the time of recording.
- Also, the battery life of the camera is superb. The battery life of Nikon Coolpix has the ability to compete with even some of the high budget vlogging cameras also. The battery life is about 320 shots.
- Other attractive features include the larger size than the other small sensor cameras and also the flip screen that enables you to have a personal video. The videos are recorded at 720p and the qualities of the videos are unquestionable.
- However, the image stabilization is not there and therefore it is better not to walk around or move with this camera while shooting videos. Also, the night shots are good but not of a higher quality. So it is best to avoid this camera for recording videos at night or at low lights. Except for this con, the camera is easy to use, has auto selection facilities and also motion blur reduction technology.
- Articulation feature that notifies the videographer whether he has entered into the video or not.
- Flip screen that enables taking selfies and personal videos.
- Superb battery life facilitating 320 shots.
- Good quality of videos with blurs reduction technology.
- There is no image stabilization as a result of which you cannot shoot while moving.
- Low light or night videos are of poor qualities.
3. Canon Powershot A2300
The Canon Camera has won hearts of the million people with its classy looks and equally classy functions and hence it has been kept at the third position of the first five best vlogging cameras under 100 Dollars.
The Canon Camera comes with 16 megapixels and has a very flexible shape. The size of this camera is almost the size of a pocket and hence it best fits into a pocket.
Also, a hot pink color variation is present that jazzes up the whole appearance of the camera.
- The camera records videos at 720p. The videos are high definition videos or of HD quality which means they are very minute and clear. However, it comes with the traditional point and shoots technique which can be considered to be a negative aspect of this camera.
- Except for some of these technical negativities, the camera is very useful. It is very easy to use first of all and does not require extra toils. Also, the most important feature for vlogging, namely digital image stabilization, is present in this camera, making the video qualities all the more enticing.
- The camera is also charged with the technique of optical view finding. The camera also has about 32 predefined image shooting techniques that are automatic. Also, the 28mm full angle lens provides total zooming facilities and other such precision in the image quality.
- HD video quality.
- Extremely Easy to Use
- Optical view-finding technique.
- 32 auto shooting techniques are some great advancement.
- There is also a zooming facility.
- Digital IS that prevents shaken images and videos.
- Traditional point and shoot technique.
4. Nikon COOLPIX S33 Waterproof Digital Camera
- The video camera comes with NIKKOR 3x wide angle lens that has the zooming facility that comes with shooting portraits and landscapes.
- The picture and the video quality are so good that this camera has been one of the most favorite vlogging cameras of the time. The cons of this camera will definitely be battery life.
- Also, the low light shootings in the case of this camera are poor in quality. Moreover, the picture quality underwater, in this camera is not very high quality.
- The camera also comes with CMOS sensor, 13.2 in range. The camera is also adorned with oversized buttons making the camera handy and easy to use. Menus are properly and distinctly carved which makes the handling of the camera even easier. Also, there is a capability of recording the stereo sounds along with the video and the sound quality even if it is not like a pro, is quite good.
- The camera is available in some cool colors also that upgrade the style quotient of the total item. Thus the camera is trendy, has a cool design and is also very good for recording your vlogs.
- Waterproof, shockproof and freezeproof technologies that have made it immensely favourite with the customers.
- Easy use of the camera with oversized buttons and instructions at every point.
- NIKKOR 3x wide lens that provides a zooming facility.
- Its capability of recording correct video sounds along with the image.
- Trendy styles and colours.
- Poor battery life.
- Poor quality of low light pictures, images, and pictures underwater.
5. Ivation 20MP Underwater Shockproof Digital Camera
Ivation may not be as popular Canon or Nikon or Sony but is still as a camera. it is of great quality. One of the most interesting features of this camera is shockproof and it is particularly designed to shoot your vlogs in the rugged terrain.
- The camera is thin and compact in design, making the handling very easy.
Also, this camera has a unique feature of being dustproof, thereby making it all the more strong and easy to use for the rough terrain. Also, the camera has waterproof technology for 10 feet under water.
- The camera comes with 20 Megapixel and the video recording comes with 640X480 VGA resolutions. Thus the camera has some really outstanding video qualities.
- Also, the image qualities are of great standard and if you want, you can even improve them by photoshop and other editing tools. But the videos are over the mark always and there is no need to edit them.
- The digital zooming technology that the camera is armed with enables it to zoom four times on the object and then shoot it. Thus the camera is very good a sports scene because of the shockproof mechanism.
- It runs of two AAA batteries. There is also a front facing 1.8 inches display that enables you to capture perfect selfies. This camera is also very good as it accepts microSD cards up to 32 GB in space.
- The camera is thin and compact in design, making the handling very easy.
- Shockproof technology of the camera.
- Dustproof technology.
- The outstanding video qualities because of the 640X480 VGA resolutions.
- Its ability to accept a microSD card up to 32 GB.
- Outstanding video qualities under water.
- Front-facing 1.8 inches display that enables you to capture selfies.
- Battery life is sometimes questionable
Thus, these are the few below 100 USD cameras which you can definitely use for your vlogging purpose. Sony Cybershot acquired #1 rank among all these cheap vlogging cameras.
If you think that there is any other camera that deserves to be among our top 5 list of vlogging cameras, then please share it via comments.