Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Panoramic Point & Shoot Digital Cameras

1. Sony DSC-H300 Digital Camera with 16GB SD Card and Accessory Bundle

User Ratings: 66 5

Sony DSC-H300/B First Impressions

"This is my 2nd Sony DSC-H300/B."

I did buy some rechargeable batteries to use in it. Its small and very comfortable to hold and use, which is great cuz I have small hands. The zoom is incredible as well. Reduced kit by one star since enclosed camera bag is too small for camera. If you're a casual photographer, you can't beat this price, get it now.

  • Sony DSC-H300 Digital Camera with 16GB SD Card and Accessory Bundle
  • BUNDLE INCLUDES: Sony Cyber-Shot H300 Digital Camera with 35x Optical Zoom (Black), Sandisk Ultra SDHC 16GB 80MB/S Class 10 Flash Memory Card, Rapid AA/AAA Battery Charger With 4 AA NI-MH 2700MAH Rechargeable Batteries, and Focus DSLR Camera Holster Case Accessory Bundle
  • 35x OPTICAL ZOOM: With the built-in 35x optical zoo, no image will ever be out of reach. You’ll be able to get close to the action with ease, shooting brilliantly detailed images across the full focal length
  • MASSIVE 20.1 MP IMAGE SENSOR: See the true detail in every image, thanks to a 20.1 MP Super HAD CCD sensor. You’ll be able to capture rich, detailed, colorful images that maintain their high quality even when reproduced as A4 prints or bigger
  • PICTURE EFFECT: The built-in Picture Effect technology, including four still effects, three panoramic effects and four movie effects lets you breathe new life into every shot
  • SONY AUTHORIZED DEALER: Includes USA Manufacturer Warranty
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony DSC-H300/B
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ease Of Use
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Sony DSC-H300/B Final Thoughts

"Very worth the buy."

This camera does just what I have wanted, including zoom in video recorder mode. If you're a casual photographer, you can't beat this price, get it now. I will update this report once I have used it more. Excellent quality photos too. I wanted something to capture my kids activities.

Overall Score
4.3


(277 Points)

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2. Sony Cyber-Shot WX220 Compact Digital Camera (Black), and Case Logic Camera Case Bundle

User Ratings: 87 13

Sony DSCWX220B First Impressions

"This mode is important."

The battery life is outstanding, lasted her whole two week trip with moderate use. I would like a firmware update to fix that. The Sony DSCWX220B is small and fast. Likewise, don't rule out film. I have big hands, but it still fits well into my palm--very comfortable to hold.

  • Sony Cyber-Shot WX220 Compact Digital Camera (Black), and Case Logic Camera Case Bundle
  • BUNDLE INCLUDES: Sony Cyber-Shot WX220 Compact Digital Camera (Black), and Case Logic Compact Camera Case with Storage (Black)
  • MODES AND EFFECTS: WIth Sweep Panorama function you simply press the shutter button and sweep the camera in the desired direction and the camera continuously shoots at a high speed, then seamlessly stitches the images together with automatic position adjustment to create one stunning panoramic image. Picture Effects gives you nine different effects such as partial color to make your focal point stand out, or watercolor which looks like a painting.
  • ZOOM G LENS: Get close with 10x optical zoom plus 20x Clear Image digital zoom. Clear Image Zoom doubles optical zoom for closer photos.
  • FEATURES: This pocket-sized Sony Cyber-Shot digital camera that features 10x zoom, 18.2 effective megapixels, and a BIONZ X image processor for the best clarity and colors.
  • SONY AUTHORIZED DEALER: Includes USA Manufacturer Guarantee
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony DSCWX220B
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ease Of Use
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Sony DSCWX220B Final Thoughts

"Just kidding."

The only problem I had was with the LCD screen. Reduced kit by one star since enclosed camera bag is too small for camera. I would like a firmware update to fix that. Color and white balance is generally good. I can't wait to try it out at the zoo.

Overall Score
4.5


(10 Points)

3. Stealth Cam Dual Sensor STC-DS4K Trail Camera, 30 MP/4K Ultra HD 2-Pack + Four 16GB Cards and Focus ...

User Ratings: 35

Stealth Cam STC-DS4K First Impressions

"Husband loves this Stealth Cam STC-DS4K."

Ergonomics count, especially when you get used to Stealth Cam's excellent system--wow! Overall, I'm really impressed with this little Stealth Cam STC-DS4K. Let me say from the start, I really like Stealth Cam. Great deal on this camera package that includes lots of extras. I needed a Panoramic Point & Shoot Digital Camera with a sensor larger than what is on my smartphone.

  • Stealth Cam Dual Sensor STC-DS4K Trail Camera, 30 MP/4K Ultra HD 2-Pack + Four 16GB Cards and Focus USB Reader
  • BUNDLE INCLUDES: 2 x Stealth Cam DS4K 30MP 4K Trail Camera, 4 x SanDisk Ultra 16GB Class 10 SD Memory Card Focus, and USB 2.0 Card Reader
  • 3840x2160 DISPLAY RESOLUTION: Equipped with ultra-high definition, Stealth Cam’s DS4K trail camera boasts 3840×2160 pixels which is a whopping four times higher than regular HD video
  • 100-FEET INFRARED RANGE: This 30MP DS4K trail camera also boasts an adjustable 100-feet infrared range for better nighttime images
  • DUAL IMAGE SENSORS: The DS4K trail camera comes with dual image sensors that provide stunning and lifelike colors in the daytime and crisp IR images at night
  • 16:9 WIDE IMAGE RATIO: The 16:9 wide image ratio maximizes the field of view, and can be tagged with time, date, moon phase, temperature, and name
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Stealth Cam STC-DS4K
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ease Of Use
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Stealth Cam STC-DS4K Final Thoughts

"I JUST LOVE THIS CAMERA."

I bought this camera right before I went on vacation to Hawaii. Maybe it is for a small POS. But overall It is worth to buy and I totally recommend you to buy this bundle. I’m now wading through the manual before heading out to shoot photos. 10,000 photos with it and it worked well for its limited capabilities.

Overall Score
4.3


(2 Points)

4. Canon PowerShot Elph 180 Digital Camera (Silver) with 32GB Card + Battery & Charger + Case + Flex Tr...

User Ratings: 68 11

Canon K-91435-03 First Impressions

"Colors are good."

So glad I chose the Canon K-91435-03. Mid-afternoon typically required swapping in a charged battery. This is the perfect compromise camera for me. I was honestly surprised that I could find anything like this on Amazon. Great deal on this camera package that includes lots of extras.

  • Canon PowerShot Elph 180 Digital Camera (Silver) with 32GB Card + Battery & Charger + Case + Flex Tripod + Reader + Kit
  • KIT INCLUDES 11 PRODUCTS -- All BRAND NEW Items with all Manufacturer-supplied Accessories + Full USA Warranties:
  • [1] Canon PowerShot Elph 180 Digital Camera (Silver) + [2] Transcend 32GB SDHC Card +
  • [3] Spare NB-11L/H Battery + [4] Charger for Canon NB-11L/H + [5] PD-DCM Compact Camera Case +
  • [6] PD-T14 Flexible Camera Tripod + [7] PD SD & MicroSD Card Reader + [8] PD 5pc Complete Cleaning Kit +
  • [9] PD 8 SD Card Memory Card Case + [10] LCD Screen Protectors + [11] Image Recovery Software
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon K-91435-03
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ease Of Use
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Canon K-91435-03 Final Thoughts

"The battery was awesome."

I’m now wading through the manual before heading out to shoot photos. Lastly, the complaints about battery life are totally valid. It is easy to use and takes clear pictures. Its great for quick pictures everywhere with clear pictures. The package is so small and light I barely notice it has a lens.

Overall Score
4.2


(39 Points)

5. Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS (Blue)

User Ratings: 59 10

Canon 0130C001 First Impressions

"Impressive!"

This is great because my mother likes the viewfinder and I like the LCD. I wanted something to capture my kids activities. I have big hands, but it still fits well into my palm--very comfortable to hold. Easy to use, great for simple pictures. A great camera for the money and my needs!

  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS (Blue)
  • 12x Optical Zoom (25–300mm)
  • 20.0 Megapixel sensor combined with the DIGIC 4+ Image Processor
  • Shoot 720p HD video with a dedicated movie button
  • Smart AUTO intelligently selects the proper settings for the camera based on predefined shooting situations
  • ECO Mode helps reduce power consumption for longer battery life
  • Batteries: 1 C batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon 0130C001
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ease Of Use
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Canon 0130C001 Final Thoughts

"Not a fan of that."

This is the must have Panoramic Point & Shoot Digital Camera for me. My old SX700 that was serviceable for years finally gave up and failed. I’m now wading through the manual before heading out to shoot photos. The Canon 0130C001 has many features which are very easy to use and get to. Plus I have various DSLRs and a beautiful Canon.

Overall Score
4.1


(379 Points)

6. Fujifilm Waterproof Digital Underwater Camera with 3" LCD, Green (xp120)

User Ratings: 45 20

Fujifilm xp120 First Impressions

"Arrived on time!"

I've researched this Fujifilm xp120 A LOT and I only heard great things. Full manual, Shutter Priority and Aperture Priority. Plus I have various DSLRs and a beautiful Fujifilm. It will take some getting used to. If you're a casual photographer, you can't beat this price, get it now.

  • Fujifilm Waterproof Digital Underwater Camera with 3" LCD, Green (xp120)
  • 16.4MP BSI CMOS Sensor Fujinon 5x Optical Zoom Lens
  • 28-140mm (35mm Equivalent) Water, Shock, Freeze, and Dustproof
  • Full HD 1080p Video Recording at 60 fps 3.0" 920k-Dot LCD Monitor
  • Built-In Wi-Fi Connectivity 10 fps Continuous Shooting
  • Cinemagraph Mode and Interval Shooting
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Fujifilm xp120
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ease Of Use
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Fujifilm xp120 Final Thoughts

"Not a fan of that."

The Fujifilm xp120 is small and fast. I was pretty skeptical buying another point and shoot. A duck flying by very quickly skimming the water over Lake Washington. Excellent quality photos too. Looking forward to seeing how the weight savings impact my hikes and travel.

Overall Score
3.9


(6 Points)

7. Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35 12.1MP Digital Camera with 18x POWER Optical Image Stabilized Zoom and 2.7 ...

User Ratings: 72 4

Panasonic DMC-FZ35P-K First Impressions

"Over all very satisfied."

You'll be glad you bought this one. I bought this camera right before I went on vacation to Hawaii. The zoom and autofocus makes it easy. Manual focus would've been nice. I did buy some rechargeable batteries to use in it.

  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35 12.1MP Digital Camera with 18x POWER Optical Image Stabilized Zoom and 2.7 inch LCD (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
  • 12.1-megapixel resolution
  • 27mm wide-angle Leica DC Vario-Elmarit lens; 18x optical zoom with POWER O.I.S.
  • HD movies with 1280 x 720-pixel resolution; AVCHD Lite format
  • 2.7-inch TFT LCD screen
  • Capture images to SD/SDHC memory cards (not included)
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Panasonic DMC-FZ35P-K
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ease Of Use
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Panasonic DMC-FZ35P-K Final Thoughts

"It looked good."

The only problem I had was with the LCD screen. In some reviews this Panasonic DMC-FZ35P-K is said to be heavy. I bought this camera right before I went on vacation to Hawaii. This is the perfect compromise camera for me. I have already taken it and my P900 to three photo shoots.

Overall Score
4.4


(495 Points)

8. Nikon COOLPIX W300 16MP 4k Ultra HD Waterproof Digital Camera Orange Bundle with 32GB Memory Card, O...

User Ratings: 63

Nikon E2NKCPW300OR First Impressions

"It packs a punch."

Its really the camera to take on day trips. I have big hands, but it still fits well into my palm--very comfortable to hold. This camera has so many features for its size. I needed a Panoramic Point & Shoot Digital Camera with a sensor larger than what is on my smartphone. I wanted something to capture my kids activities.

  • Nikon COOLPIX W300 16MP 4k Ultra HD Waterproof Digital Camera Orange Bundle with 32GB Memory Card, Outdoor Action Kit, Camera Bag for DSLR and Yellow Floating Bobber Handle
  • Nikon COOLPIX W300 16MP 4k Ultra HD Waterproof Digital Camera Orange
  • 16-MP backside illuminated CMOS sensor
  • 5x optical zoom NIKKOR lens with Hybrid VR
  • IN THE BOX INCLUDED: IN THE BOX INCLUDED: AN-CP23 Strap - UC-E21 USB Cable - EN-EL12 Rechargeable Battery - EH-73P Charging AC Adapter - BU-2 Cleaning Brush
  • BUNDLE INCLUDES: 32GB SDXC Class 10 High Speed Memory Card, 1 Piece Micro Fiber Cloth, LCD/Lens Cleaning Pen, Cleaning Kit, BLTCHM1 Clip Head Mount Kit for Action Camera, Yellow Floating Bobber Handle For GoPro Action Camera, Hi-Speed SD and Micro SD USB 2.0 Card Reader
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Nikon E2NKCPW300OR
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ease Of Use
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Nikon E2NKCPW300OR Final Thoughts

"Love my new Nikon E2NKCPW300OR!"

Let me say from the start, I really like Nikon. After taking a photo, it would not focus or operate, or so it seemed. After taking a photo, it would not focus or operate, or so it seemed. I don't really see a good excuse for that, wildlife photos may prove nearly impossible. After over 10,000 pictures, my Nikon E2NKCPW300OR operates perfectly in every aspect.

Overall Score
4.6


(3 Points)

9. Canon PowerShot Elph 180 Digital Camera (Silver) with 32GB Card + Case + Battery + Tripod + Kit

User Ratings: 70

Canon K-91433-02 First Impressions

"An AMAZING DEAL!"

If the battery does run low, you can pop in normal alkaline. It’s taken its place as my go to camera, which is what I intended it for. The battery life is outstanding, lasted her whole two week trip with moderate use. I'm impressed with how Canon incorporated it seamlessly. Its great for quick pictures everywhere with clear pictures.

  • Canon PowerShot Elph 180 Digital Camera (Silver) with 32GB Card + Case + Battery + Tripod + Kit
  • KIT INCLUDES 10 PRODUCTS -- All BRAND NEW Items with all Manufacturer-supplied Accessories + Full USA Warranties:
  • [1] Canon PowerShot Elph 180 Digital Camera (Silver) + [2] Transcend 32GB SDHC Card +
  • [3] Spare NB-11L/H Battery + [4] Lowepro Newport 10 Camera Case +
  • [5] PD 50" Compact Travel Tripod + [6] PD SD & MicroSD Card Reader + [7] PD 5pc Complete Cleaning Kit +
  • [8] PD 8 SD Card Memory Card Case + [9] LCD Screen Protectors + [10] Image Recovery Software
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon K-91433-02
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ease Of Use
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Canon K-91433-02 Final Thoughts

"Love this little Canon K-91433-02!"

Auto works well for me once outdoors or in well lit rooms. This is the must have Panoramic Point & Shoot Digital Camera for me. Excellent quality photos too. I don't really see a good excuse for that, wildlife photos may prove nearly impossible. Plus I have various DSLRs and a beautiful Canon.

Overall Score
4.7


(3 Points)

10. Nikon COOLPIX P900 16MP 83x Super Zoom Digital Camera Full HD Video Black Bundle with 64GB Memory Ca...

Nikon E2NKCPP900K First Impressions

"The zoom is terrific."

I love the LED light and extra batteries for the camera and light. It wont replace a DSLR but it comers pretty close. Paired with my smartphone no problem. A great camera for the money and my needs! I like everything about the camera.

  • Nikon COOLPIX P900 16MP 83x Super Zoom Digital Camera Full HD Video Black Bundle with 64GB Memory Card, Rechargable Battery, Paintshop Pro 2018, Camera Bag, 67mm Filter Set and 6 Pcs Filter Set
  • Nikon AUTHORIZED DEALER - Includes Full Nikon USA WARRANTY
  • 16 MP Low-light CMOS Sensor | 83x Zoom-NIKKOR ED Glass Lens | 83x Optical Zoom, 166x Dynamic Fine Zoom | Maximum high ISO available on the camera is 6400 ISO | 5.0 stops Dual Detect Optical VR (Vibration Reduction)
  • Record phenomenal Full HD 1080p videos with with an aspect ratio of 16:9 and stereo sound | Target Finding AF & Subject Tracking | 3" 921,000-dot Swiveling Vari-angle LCD | High-resolution eye-level viewfinder (EVF) | Built-in Wi-Fi + NFC Connectivity | Built-in GPS and Points of Interest (POI) for creating amazing photo journals | Long battery life-up to 360 shots per charge!
  • CAMERA INCLUDES: Nikon COOLPIX P900 Black | EN-EL23 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery | Charging AC Adapter EH-71P | AN-CP21 Strap | LC-67 Snap-on Front Lens Cap 67mm | UC-E21 USB Cable | Nikon USA Authorized Dealer Warranty
  • BUNDLE INCLUDES: Deco Gear Camera Gadget Bag Travel Case (Medium) | Rechargeable Li-ion Battery for EN-EL23 | SanDisk 64GB Extreme SDXC Memory UHS-I Card w/ 90/40MB/s Read/Write | 67mm UV, Polarizer & FLD Filter Kit (Set of 3 + Carry Case) | 67mm 6 Pack Graduated Color Multicoated Filter Set with Pouch | Lens Blower | Lens Pen | 12 Inch Tripod | Lens Cap Keeper | Microfiber Cloth | LCD Screen Protectors | Card Reader | Card Storage Case | Corel Paint Shop Pro X9 Software (Digital Download)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Nikon E2NKCPP900K
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ease Of Use
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Nikon E2NKCPP900K Final Thoughts

"Over all very satisfied."

I'm still playing around with it. Fast shipping and everything packaged nicely. The zoom is incredible as well. This camera also has the best in camera JPEG processing I've ever seen. The recommended solution is to send in the camera for cleaning.

Overall Score
5.0


(4 Points)

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