Best Cameras Under $500

Best For Travel Photography

Panasonic DMC-ZS40S

Panasonic DMC-ZS40S

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Best For Family, Vacation and Small Parties

Canon PowerShot SX720

Canon PowerShot SX720

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Best For Pre-game Portraits, On Field Close-ups

Nikon 1 J5 Mirrorless Digital Camera

Nikon 1 J5 Mirrorless Digital Camera

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Entry-level Photographers and Enthusiasts

Sony DSC-RX100/B

Sony DSC-RX100 B

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Best For Travel Photography

Canon PowerShot G9 X

Canon PowerShot G9 X

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Best For Personal Photos and Movies

Sony Alpha a5000

Sony Alpha a5000

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