Great Cameras for Less Than $300
At the sub-$300 price point, you won't find any DSLRs. But you know what? That's just fine. You'll find you can get a heck of a lot of camera for that sort of money. Some of these cameras have very high resolution; some have very strong optical zooms; some are rugged and outdoorsy; some are waterproof; some are great for trendy teens; and some will just take some of the most gorgeous pictures you've ever seen. At up to $300, you're still getting an excellent camera, especially with this collection of reviews we've put together for you.
We put some thought into presentation. What makes the best sense for you? What's the best way to showcase these reviews to make them easiest for you, the reader? We found that the reviews fell naturally into several logical categories. If you know what brand you like, we've got it. If you have a specific use in mind for the camera, we've got that covered too. Even if you're looking for cameras under $200 or $100, you'll even find information on that. Take a look at our collection of reviews below.