How Much Does a Camera Cost?
The price of a camera will vary depending on what you’re looking for and we’ve seen a basic digital camera on Amazon, Walmart, Best Buy, and Target for as little as $49.00, but if you’re looking for a professional camera for a photography business the cost could be as much as $5,000.00. Below we have listed a number of quality cameras and their price ranges to help you learn more about the cost of buying a camera.
The cost of a digital camera will be determined by a variety of features such as the camera's optical zoom level and megapixels which affect the quality of the pictures. Additionally, you’ll pay a tad extra for a professional camera that is LCD, optical, or one that acts as both.
Cameras Costing Between $49 -$250
Canon PowerShot A2500 ($59.00)
Panasonic Lumix ZS20 ($161.99)
Canon Powershot SX510 ($249.99)
Samsung WB250F ($122.95)
Nikon COOLPIX AW110 ($219.95)
Sony DSC-W710/B ($66.95)
Cameras Costing Between $251 -$700
Samsung Galaxy Camera ($369.00)
Fujifilm X20 12MP ($499.00)
Nikon COOLPIX P600 ($496.95)
Ricoh GR 16.2 ($658.00)
Olympus Stylus TG-2 ($349.39)
Cameras Costing Between $701 -$2,000
Nikon D5200 ($947.00)
Sony Alpha a6000 ($798.00)
Sony FDR-AX100/B ($1,998.00)
Samsung NX300M ($761.04)
Leica X1 ($1,849.99)
Other Considerations on Camera Price: There are two types of sensors for digital cameras, CCD and CMOS, plus your image stabilization will either be optical, electronic, or dual. Most cameras will have a resolution between 480 P – 1080 P (1080 P being the best) and you may want to upgrade to a memory card, which typically ranges from 4 GB to 32 GB.
The final cost to consider will be the cameras accessories such as a tripod, camera case, cleaning kits, batteries, lens attachments, and flash.
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