Top 5 Digital Cameras of All Time

The Decade 2000-2010, made a great leap in the technological developments and now as we are half way into the new decade, the techniacs are pressurized much to make still greater developments. As anticipated, they have started with their wonderful campaign of developing major technology.


Though many advancements have been witnessed this year, let us have a detailed view on the best cameras of this year and those of previous decade. The LCD at the back of these Digi-cams provide better view and a completely new experience to work with.

Cannon Powershot A1200:

Canon Powershot A1200 is the first compact and handy Digi-cam with 12.1 mega-pixel camera to feature an optical view finder. Its wonderful design steals the heart of many youngsters and kids around the world.



  • Pixels: 12.1 Mega-pixels
  • Storage media: SD, SDHC, SDXC Memory Card, MultiMediaCard, MMC Plus Card, HC MMC Plus Card
  • Sensors: JPEG (Exif v2.3), DPOF v1.1 Complaint
  • Shutter speed: 1 – 1/1600 sec
  • LCD viewer: 2.7 inch LCD viewer
  • Aspect ratio: 4:3
  • Self timer: 2-10 sec
  • Dimensions: 97.5 x 62.5 x 30.7 mm
  • Weight: 185 g
  • Battery: 2-Alkaline NiMH Batteries (NB-3AH)
  • LCD Dots: 230000
  • Zooming: 4 x optical zooming
  • HD video shooting
  • 28 mm lens
  • Shooting modes: P, Live View Control, Auto, Easy, SCN1, Creative Filters2, Discreet, Movie3

Price range: The cost of Canon Powershot A1200 is expected to be around 7000.

Fujifilm Finepix X100:

This camera is expected to hit the markets soon with a great bang. Its hybrid viewfinder which can switch between an optical and an electronic view provides a completely new experience to the users. This camera promises its users to provide ’em with the most finest image. It is best suited for the photographic enthusiasts.


  • Pixels: 12.3 Mega-pixels
  • Storage media: SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Sensors: APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • Shutter speed: 30 (Bulb) – 1/4000 sec
  • LCD viewer: 2.8 inch
  • Aspect ratio: 4:3
  • Dimensions: 126.5 x 74.4 x 53.9 mm
  • Weight: 286 g
  • Battery: Lithium NP-95
  • LCD dots: 460000
  • 23 mm lens
  • Fine, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White) , Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light, Underwater, Custom

Price range: Fujifilm x100 may be around 45,000.

Sony Alpha A33:

Its revolutionary design, electronic viewfinders and most importantly its 3D images make it an apple eye of many in the world. It’s single translucent lens makes photographing quicker and easier.

  • Pixels: 14.2 mega-pixels
  • 3D sweep panorama featured
  • Dimensions: 124 x 92 x 85 mm
  • LCD Viewer: 3.0 inch
  • Weight: 435g
  • Battery: NP-FW50 Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery
  • Storage media: SD/SDHC/SDXC/MemoryStick Pro Duo 
  • Self timer: 2-10 sec
  • Shutter speed: 60 – 1/4000 sec
  • Aspect ratio: 4:3
  • Sensors: APS-C ‘Exmor’ APS HD CMO
  • 27 mm lens
  • Shooting modes: Portrait, Sports Action, Macro, Landscape, Sunset, Night view, Hand held Twilight, Night portrait

Price range: Sony Alpha A33’s price is expected to be 31212

Canon lxus 980:

It’s sexy look, optical viewfinder and other better quality contents has made it through the top 5 Digi-cams of the decade. But yet its viewfinders do not provide best results, which is a big drawback of the cam. It is also known as PowerShot SD990.




  • Pixels: 14.7 mega-pixels
  • Zooming: 3.7 x
  • LCD Viewer: 2.5 inch
  • Storage media: SD/SDHC
  • Aspect ratio: 4:3
  • Shutter speed: 15 – 1/1600 sec
  • Shooting modes: Portrait, Night Snapshot, Kids & Pets, Indoor, Sunset, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Aquarium, Underwater
  • Dimensions: 96.7 x 62.2 x 27.9mm
  • Weight: 160 g
  • Sensors: CCD
  • Self timer: 2-10 sec
  • Battery: NB-5L lithium ion battery
  • 28.5 mm lens

Price range: Canon lxus 980 costs around 23995

Nikon coolpix P7000:

Nikon coolpix P7000 is a bridge camera featured with multiple viewfinders. The presence of multiple viewfinders help keener photographers to photograph their ideas to their expectation. Coolpix is an advanced camera with a wide range of features.



  • Pixels: 10.1 mega-pixels
  • Storage media: SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards 
  • Shutter speed: 8 – 1/2000 sec
  • Self timer: 2-10 sec
  • Sensor: CCD
  • Apect ratio: 4:3
  • Battery: EN-EL14 Lithium-ion battery 
  • Battery life: 350 shots
  • Dimensions: 114.2 x 77.0 x 44.8 mm 
  • Weight: 360 g
  • LCD Viewer: 4 inch
  • Zooming: 4 x
  • 28 mm lens

Price range: The cost of Nikon coolpix p7000 is around 22000

Final words: The cameras mentioned above have their own plus and minus. Yet each one is efficient in its own way and you can select them according to the need. But the quest never ends and still better cameras are about to hit the markets in future.