Pro digicams (or compact prosumer cameras) are the kind of camera a serious photographer looks for when they don't want a bulky DSLR. If you're not interested in carrying around a big DSLR bag but still want maximum photographic control and good image quality in a pocketable form - the pro digicam is appealing. Sporting features like raw capture and manual control as well as better thought out physical controls to enhance the utility of the various manual modes. These cameras tend to have wider apertures, larger sensors and higher quality but smaller range zoom lenses. This segment offers cameras designed to serve the movement by enthusiasts to serious compact cameras, these cameras attempt to promote more photographic creativity in small packages by emphasizing the manual options of the camera.

Snapsort's definition of a pro digicam is any fixed-lens camera that has any two of the following three features:

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Recent Pro digicams by manufacturer

Here is an overview of the manufacturers of pro digicams, the most popular shown first.

Canon

Snapsort has found 4 recent pro digicams from Canon.

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
from $699
Aperture Wide aperture Help
f/1.8
Sensor size Large sensor Help
Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
Low light performance Low noise at high ISO Help
581 ISO

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Canon PowerShot G7 X
Canon PowerShot G7 X
from $453
Sensor size Large sensor Help
Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
Supports RAW Shoots RAW Help
Better editing
Aperture Wide aperture Help
f/1.8

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Canon PowerShot G9 X
Canon PowerShot G9 X
from $399
Sensor size Large sensor Help
Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
Aperture Wide aperture Help
f/2
Touch screen Touch screen Help
Fewer buttons

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Canon PowerShot G5 X
Canon PowerShot G5 X
from $699
Aperture Wide aperture Help
f/1.8
Sensor size Large sensor Help
Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
External mic jack External mic jack Help
Record higher quality audio with a microphone

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Sony

Snapsort has found 1 recent pro digicam from Sony.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV
from $948
Sensor size Large sensor Help
Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
Movie format Shoots UHD movies Help
UHD @ 30fps
Aperture Wide aperture Help
f/1.8

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Nikon

Snapsort has found 2 recent pro digicams from Nikon.

Nikon DL24-85
Nikon DL24-85
from $647
Aperture Wide aperture Help
f/1.8
Sensor size Large sensor Help
Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
Movie format Shoots UHD movies Help
UHD @ 30fps

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Nikon DL18-50
Nikon DL18-50
from $847
Aperture Wide aperture Help
f/1.8
Sensor size Large sensor Help
Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
Movie format Shoots UHD movies Help
UHD @ 30fps

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Olympus

Snapsort has found 1 recent pro digicam from Olympus.

Olympus Tough TG-4
Olympus Tough TG-4
from $299
Aperture Wide aperture Help
f/2
Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
Shoot in extreme weather
Battery life Great battery life Help
380 shots

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Fujifilm

Snapsort has found 2 recent pro digicams from Fujifilm.

Fujifilm X30
Fujifilm X30
from $435
Aperture Wide aperture Help
f/2
Autofocus Phase detection autofocus Help
fast and accurate
Supports 24p 24p movies Help
For that film look

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Fujifilm XQ2
Fujifilm XQ2
from $282
Aperture Wide aperture Help
f/1.8
Autofocus Phase detection autofocus Help
fast and accurate
Sensor size Large sensor Help
2/3" 8.8x6.6mm

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Ricoh

Snapsort has found 2 recent pro digicams from Ricoh.

Ricoh WG-5 GPS
Ricoh WG-5 GPS
from $300
Aperture Wide aperture Help
f/2
Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
Shoot in extreme weather
GPS Built-in GPS Help
Great for travel

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Ricoh Theta S
Ricoh Theta S
from $337
Aperture Wide aperture Help
f/2
Size Really small Help
Compact (44×130×23 mm)
Sensor type CMOS Sensor Help
Better in low light

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