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

1. Nikon COOLPIX B500 Digital Camera (Red)

User Ratings: 63 7

Nikon 26508 First Impressions

"Decent battery life."

Better photos than her XR phone. The recommended solution is to send in the camera for cleaning. The initial charge using the Nikon 26508 to charge the battery took about 2 hours. Fast shipping and everything packaged nicely. I will update this report once I have used it more.

  • Nikon COOLPIX B500 Digital Camera (Red)
  • ISO 6400, 74 fps Continuous Shooting. WiFi: Yes
  • 18 Scene Modes, Easy Auto Mode
  • Remote Control via Smartphone or Tablet Supplied with: Four LR6/L40 AA Alkaline Batteries, UC-E16 USB Cable, AN-CP21 Strap, LC-CP31 Lens Cap
  • 40x Optical Zoom Lens, 80x Dynamic Zoom
  • 3" 921k-Dot Tilting LCD
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Metal batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Nikon 26508
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ease Of Use
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Nikon 26508 Final Thoughts

"It looked good."

5 seconds to wait for auto focus is not going to kill me. I will update this report once I have used it more. I've researched this Nikon 26508 A LOT and I only heard great things. Where this Nikon 26508 really shines though is the video recording oddly enough. Full manual, Shutter Priority and Aperture Priority.

Overall Score
4.2


(821 Points)

Peoples Choice - Other Highly Rated Remote Control Point & Shoot Digital Cameras

2. Canon Powershot SX730 Silver Point & Shoot Digital Camera Bundle w/Tripod Hand Grip, 64GB SD Memory,...

User Ratings: 70 7

Canon SX730 First Impressions

"Decent battery life."

Excellent quality photos too. This is great because my mother likes the viewfinder and I like the LCD. Looks amazing and excited to try it. The image I've shared was taken from over 15 feet away with just the optical zoom. Just ordered my soft box lights.

  • Canon Powershot SX730 Silver Point & Shoot Digital Camera Bundle w/Tripod Hand Grip, 64GB SD Memory, Case and More
  • This Canon Bundle Includes The following items, Camera Comes Complete with 1 Year Seller Warranty :
  • Canon PowerShot SX730 Silver Digital Camera – 20.3MP 1/2.3" CMOS Sensor - DIGIC 6 Image Processor - 40x Zoom Lens, 24-960mm (35mm Equiv.) - 3.0" 922k-Dot 180° Tilting LCD - Full HD 1080p Video Recording at 60 fps - Intelligent IS Image Stabilization - Built-In Wi-Fi with NFC and Bluetooth
  • Built-in Wi-Fi with NFC allows you to wirelessly transfer images to a linked mobile device and Bluetooth pairing allows you to easily connect to smartphones or tablets to permit remote control over the camera from your device using the Canon Camera Connect app.
  • 64GB ULTRASPEED SDHC/SDXC UHS-I MEMORY CARD- Take better pictures and Full HD videos with your compact to mid-range point and shoot camera or camcorder. With UHS-I cards you’ll benefit from faster downloads and better performance to capture and store up to 64GB of high quality pictures and Full HD video. Take advantage of ultra-fast read speeds of up to 48MB/s to save time moving photos and videos from the card to your computer.
  • 6.5” Tabletop Tripod / Hand Grip , Ergonomic handgrip allows you to record smooth videos and take steady photos , Tripod has 12 points of articulation which easily clicks and locks into position + Canon NB-13L Battery , Canon Battery Charger CB-2LH + Replacement AC/DC Charger + Camera Gadget Bag Camera Case , and 8 piece Starter kit with Lens Pen and Blower
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon SX730
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ease Of Use
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Canon SX730 Final Thoughts

"The grip is a bit larger."

You'll be glad you bought this one. I have big hands, but it still fits well into my palm--very comfortable to hold. Paired with my smartphone no problem. Plus I have various DSLRs and a beautiful Canon. Takes great low light & fireworks pictures.

Overall Score
4.4


(58 Points)

3. Sony RX100 VI Cyber-Shot Digital Camera 20.1 MP with 24-200mm Zoom Bundle with Shooting Grip and Tri...

Sony E20SNDSCRX100M6 First Impressions

"It's SOOOOOO cool."

I am so impressed with this Sony E20SNDSCRX100M6! Excellent two characteristics in a Remote Control Point & Shoot Digital Camera. The different features are amazing and the pics came out really great. Looks amazing and excited to try it. I would like a firmware update to fix that.

  • Sony RX100 VI Cyber-Shot Digital Camera 20.1 MP with 24-200mm Zoom Bundle with Shooting Grip and Tripod, 64GB Memory Card, Paintshop Pro, Case, Battery, Cleaning Pen Tripod and Accessories (9 Items)
  • SONY AUTHORIZED DEALER - Includes Full SONY USA WARRANTY
  • 20.1MP 1" Exmor RS stacked back illuminated CMOS sensor w/ DRAM | 24-200mm F2.8 – F4.5 ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* lens | Fast (0.03. sec.) hybrid AF system | 315 phase-detection AF points | High-speed continuous shooting speed at 24fps w/ AF/AE tracking
  • 4K Movie w/ direct pixel readout, no pixel binning, HLG instant HDR | Super slow-motion movie HFR up to 960 fps (40x) | Optical image stabilization equiv. 4.0-stop faster shutter speed | Pop-up OLED EVF w/Live View benefits & optical viewfinder immediacy | Wi-Fi/NFC/QR code for easy file transfer or remote control
  • CAMERA INCLUDES: Sony DSC-RX100M6 Cyber-shot Digital Camera RX100 VI | Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1 | AC Adapter | Micro USB cable | Wrist Strap | Strap Adapter | Instruction Manual | Sony USA Authorized Dealer Warranty
  • BUNDLE INCLUDES: Sony VCT-SGR1 Shooting Grip and Tripod for Cyber-shot Compact Cameras | Wrist Strap | Pouch | Compact Point and Shoot Camera Case | SanDisk 64GB Extreme SD Memory UHS-I Card w/ 90/40MB/s Read/Write | Card Reader | 2x 1600MAH Battery Pack for NP-BX1 | Charger for NP-BX1 | Lens Cleaning Kit | LCD/Lens Cleaning Pen | Microfiber Cleaning cloth | Corel Paint Shop Pro X9 (Digital Download Card) | 12-Inch Compact Rubberized Tripod | High Speed 6 Feet Micro-HDMI to HDMI A/V Cable
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony E20SNDSCRX100M6
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ease Of Use
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Sony E20SNDSCRX100M6 Final Thoughts

"All in my Pelican case."

Or, you can select all-manual, if you want to set everything yourself. You'll be glad you bought this one. This camera also has the best in camera JPEG processing I've ever seen. Manual focus would've been nice. So I went to a camera store and tried out both of them.

Overall Score
5.0


(7 Points)

4. Panasonic LUMIX ZS80 Travel Zoom Lens Digital Camera (Black) with Charger Travel Pack and Tripod Bun...

User Ratings: 82

Panasonic DC-ZS80K_K1 First Impressions

"Well, this Panasonic DC-ZS80K_K1 is IT."

But overall I really liked this bundle and the quality is awesome! I haven't tried the macro shots yet, but will update this review when I get too. The zoom and autofocus makes it easy. I love the LED light and extra batteries for the camera and light. The recommended solution is to send in the camera for cleaning.

  • Panasonic LUMIX ZS80 Travel Zoom Lens Digital Camera (Black) with Charger Travel Pack and Tripod Bundle
  • BUNDLE INCLUDES: Panasonic LUMIX ZS80 24-720mm Travel Zoom Lens Digital Camera (Black) with Battery and External Charger Travel Pack and 12-inch Spider Tripod.
  • OPTICAL IMAGE STABILIZER: The POWER O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer) of the LUMIX ZS80 counteracts your hand shake to virtually eliminate blur, even in telephoto. A Zoom Compose Assist function will quickly track your subject when you are in telephoto and lose your sight. It automatically zooms out when shooting and relocates the subject
  • LIVE VIEW FINDER: The 0.21-inch 2,330K-dot equivalent LVF (Live View Finder) features a high magnification ratio of approximately 0.53x (35mm camera equivalent). The camera automatically switches the image output between the LVF and the rear monitor with the eye sensor on the LVF
  • BLUETOOTH AND WI-FI: The LUMIX ZS80 integrates Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity for a more flexible shooting experience with instant image sharing. Once connected to a smartphone or tablet installed with the Panasonic Image App for iOS / Android, you can shoot, browse and share images remotely, plus choose the picture quality of the photos you send
  • PANASONIC AUTHORIZED DEALER: Includes USA Manufacturer Warranty
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Panasonic DC-ZS80K_K1
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ease Of Use
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Panasonic DC-ZS80K_K1 Final Thoughts

"So far, so good."

Simple to figure out how to use, even for beginning photographers. I wanted something to capture my kids activities. So I went to a camera store and tried out both of them. I have big hands, but it still fits well into my palm--very comfortable to hold. The zoom and autofocus makes it easy.

Overall Score
4.8


(9 Points)

5. Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 Digital Camera + 32GB Green's Camera Bundle 2

Panasonic PANDMCFZ300BK First Impressions

"Just kidding."

She squeals in excitement every time I open Snapchat and let her take pictures with me. The Panasonic PANDMCFZ300BK is small and fast. Make sure you format first or it may fry on you. I get great photos, and it does not take long to import them to my laptop. It will take some getting used to.

  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 Digital Camera + 32GB Green's Camera Bundle 2
  • Package Includes 14 Products - All with USA Warranty and Manufacture Supplied Accessories
  • 12.1 MP 1/2.3" MOS Sensor
  • Venus Engine Image Processor
  • Leica DC Vario-Elmarit f/2.8 Lens
  • 25-600mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Panasonic PANDMCFZ300BK
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ease Of Use
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Panasonic PANDMCFZ300BK Final Thoughts

"Shots were FANTASTIC!"

With a prime lens, zoom is one less thing you worry about. Personally, I preferred it to have a wider lens, say 28mm equivalent. 10,000 photos with it and it worked well for its limited capabilities. Every thing was fine except I would have liked a better memory card. It took me a while to figure it out.

Overall Score
5.0


(2 Points)

6. Canon PowerShot SX70 HS 4K Camera with Video-Ready Lexar U3 Memory Card, Monopod, Tripod, Camera Cas...

User Ratings: 76 1

Canon SX70 First Impressions

"So far I like it a lot."

I would like a firmware update to fix that. One thing that worries me is the little flap that covers the USB connector. Everything about it is solid and satisfying. Auto works well for me once outdoors or in well lit rooms. Just ordered my soft box lights.

  • Canon PowerShot SX70 HS 4K Camera with Video-Ready Lexar U3 Memory Card, Monopod, Tripod, Camera Case and Accessory Bundle
  • KIT INCLUDES 8 PRODUCTS -- All BRAND NEW Items with all Manufacturer-supplied Accessories + Full USA Warranties:
  • Lexar Professional 633x U3 64GB SD Memory Card (perfect for video), Compact Photo and Video Monopod
  • Ritz Gear DSLR Case, Spare Battery, Flexible Tripod, Wired Shutter Release for Canon Cameras
  • Powerful 65x optical zoom. 20.3 Megapixel* CMOS sensor and DIGIC 8 image processor. 4K video and 4K time-lapse movie. 0.39-Type Approx. 2.36-million dot, OLED EVF.
  • Built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth for quick and easy sharing.LCD Pixels:Approx. 920,000 dots Image Stabilization of up to 5 stops for excellent performance. High-speed Continuous Shooting at up to 10 fps
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon SX70
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ease Of Use
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Canon SX70 Final Thoughts

"The battery was awesome."

I bought this camera right before I went on vacation to Hawaii. Love that a strap, case and lens cover came with it, among other things. In fact, the very first photo I took was indoors of my wife. The different features are amazing and the pics came out really great. Me and my husband have planned a trip to Bahamas.

Overall Score
4.6


(49 Points)

7. Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II: Digital Camera + 64GB 4K 1200X SDXC Card + Pro Case + 2X NB-13L + Cano...

User Ratings: 68 8

AOM CNG7XIIKIT First Impressions

"You will love it!"

The different features are amazing and the pics came out really great. AOM, however, has always had colors that are exactly as our eyes see it! 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. It's very easy to clean up noise in postprocessing by using noise ninja or neat image.

  • Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II: Digital Camera + 64GB 4K 1200X SDXC Card + Pro Case + 2X NB-13L + Canon CB-2LH + WS-DC12 Strap + Flexible Tripod + AOM Microfiber Cleaning Cloth: International Version
  • G7X Mark 2 (1066C001) 20.1MP 1" CMOS Sensor - DIGIC 7 Image Processor
  • 4.2x Optical Zoom f/1.8-f/2.8 Lens - 24-100mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • 3.0" 1.04m-Dot Tilting LCD Touchscreen - Full HD 1080p Video Recording at 60 fps
  • Built-In Wi-Fi with NFC - ISO 12800, Up to 8 fps Shooting
  • Intelligent IS Image Stabilization - Manual Control Ring, Time Lapse Movie
  • Editor's Impressions Of The AOM CNG7XIIKIT
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ease Of Use
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

AOM CNG7XIIKIT Final Thoughts

"Love this little AOM CNG7XIIKIT!"

Excellent two characteristics in a Remote Control Point & Shoot Digital Camera. Me and my husband have planned a trip to Bahamas. If you receive an error message to turn off and then on remove the lens cap. It’s taken its place as my go to camera, which is what I intended it for. I can't wait to try it out at the zoo.

Overall Score
4.4


(49 Points)

8. Samsung Digimax V50 5MP Digital Camera with 3x Optical Zoom

User Ratings: 50

Samsung V50 First Impressions

"The Samsung V50 works great."

Some reviewers have problems with clarity, but I certainly do not. Looks amazing and excited to try it. The package is so small and light I barely notice it has a lens. Every thing was fine except I would have liked a better memory card. This camera far exceeded my expectations.

  • Samsung Digimax V50 5MP Digital Camera with 3x Optical Zoom
  • 5-megapixel sensor captures enough detail to create photo-quality 13-by-17-inch enlargements
  • 3x Schneider optical zoom lens
  • 2-inch LCD screen, movie clips with audio; PictBridge support
  • Store images on Secure Digital (SD) memory cards (32 MB SD card included)
  • Powered by 2 AA-size batteries (alkaline included, rechargeable NiMH recommended)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Samsung V50
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ease Of Use
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Samsung V50 Final Thoughts

"Good low light photos."

I bought this camera right before I went on vacation to Hawaii. You'll be glad you bought this one. But overall It is worth to buy and I totally recommend you to buy this bundle. Just ordered my soft box lights. If you're a casual photographer, you can't beat this price, get it now.

Overall Score
4.5


(6 Points)

9. Pentax KP Silver Body 24.32 Ultra-Compact Weatherproof DSLR with 3" LCD, (Silver)

User Ratings: 87

Pentax KP Silver Body First Impressions

"Not a fan of that."

Meh, life goes on, immediately ordered more batteries off Amazon. So I went to a camera store and tried out both of them. Takes great low light & fireworks pictures. I can't wait to try it out at the zoo. But overall It is worth to buy and I totally recommend you to buy this bundle.

  • Pentax KP Silver Body 24.32 Ultra-Compact Weatherproof DSLR with 3" LCD, (Silver)
  • 24.3 effective Megapixel APS C AA filter less CMOS sensor with Iso 819200 and pixel shift resolution
  • 5 Axis shake reduction system
  • Pixel shift resolution technology; Uses shake reduction to move the image sensor in single pixel increments, to capture 4 images that are combined into a single, Hi Res image
  • A vertical tilt LCD monitor that facilitates high and low angle shooting
  • Dustproof, weather resistant, -10 DegreeC built in Wi Fi
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Pentax KP Silver Body
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ease Of Use
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Pentax KP Silver Body Final Thoughts

"God bless you Pentax!"

5 seconds to wait for auto focus is not going to kill me. I don't really see a good excuse for that, wildlife photos may prove nearly impossible. So I went to a camera store and tried out both of them. Great deal on this camera package that includes lots of extras. The package is so small and light I barely notice it has a lens.

Overall Score
4.9


(60 Points)

10. Canon PowerShot ELPH 300 HS 12.1 MP CMOS Digital Camera with Full 1080p HD Video (Silver)

User Ratings: 60 7

Canon 5095B005 First Impressions

"Great low light shot."

In some reviews this Canon 5095B005 is said to be heavy. I just love how easy it is to get good looking shots. This camera was such a great gift for my daughter’s big sister gift. Love the small compact size which will be perfect for traveling. Lastly, the complaints about battery life are totally valid.

  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 300 HS 12.1 MP CMOS Digital Camera with Full 1080p HD Video (Silver)
  • World's thinnest digital camera with a 24mm ultra Wide-Angle lens and 5x Optical Zoom and Optical Image Stabilizer.
  • Canon's HS SYSTEM with a 12.1 MP CMOS and DIGIC 4 Image Processor improves shooting in low-light situations without the need for a flash
  • Full 1080p HD Video for exceptional quality with stereo sound, plus a dedicated movie button for easy access.
  • Get high-speed shooting in a point-and-shoot camera: High-speed Burst Mode captures 8.0fps
  • Smart AUTO intelligently selects the proper settings for the camera based on 32 predefined shooting situations.
  • And lowers noise levels at higher ISO settings.
  • Super Slow Motion Movie records video at high speeds to allow slow motion playback.
  • Zoom optically while shooting video and keep footage stabilized with Dynamic IS.
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon 5095B005
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ease Of Use
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Canon 5095B005 Final Thoughts

"An AMAZING DEAL!"

Me and my husband have planned a trip to Bahamas. Make sure you format first or it may fry on you. Every thing was fine except I would have liked a better memory card. Let me say from the start, I really like Canon. My old SX700 that was serviceable for years finally gave up and failed.

Overall Score
4.2


(1299 Points)

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