Interested in a low light digital camera ? Here we've rounded up the top ten (out of 46) low light digital cameras . Some of the top manufacturers of low light digital cameras are Canon, Sony and Nikon.

Low light digital camera

Digital cameras that are great in low light tend to have larger sensors, wider apertures, and advanced features to let you control aperture, shutter and ISO easily.

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
$699
Low light digital camera, announced 3 months ago
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Low light performance
Low noise at high ISO
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581 ISO
Aperture
Wide aperture
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f/1.8
Overall image quality
Great image quality
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71.0
Zoom
Great zoom
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4.2x
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Canon PowerShot G7 X
$445
Low light digital camera, announced over a year ago
Canon PowerShot G7 X
Low light performance
Low noise at high ISO
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556 ISO
Aperture
Wide aperture
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f/1.8
Overall image quality
Great image quality
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71.0
Zoom
Great zoom
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4.2x
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV
$925
Low light digital camera, announced 11 months ago
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV
Low light performance
Low noise at high ISO
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562 ISO
Aperture
Wide aperture
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f/1.8
Overall image quality
Great image quality
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70.0
Movie format
Shoots UHD movies
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UHD @ 30fps
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III
$748
Low light digital camera, announced over a year ago
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III
Aperture
Wide aperture
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f/1.8
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
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24 mm
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
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1,229k dots
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
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120 fps
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Nikon DL24-85
$647
Low light digital camera, announced 3 months ago
Nikon DL24-85
Aperture
Wide aperture
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f/1.8
Movie format
Shoots UHD movies
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UHD @ 30fps
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
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24 mm
True resolution
High true resolution
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20.7 MP
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Canon PowerShot G5 X
$699
Low light digital camera, announced 7 months ago
Canon PowerShot G5 X
Aperture
Wide aperture
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f/1.8
Zoom
Great zoom
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4.2x
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
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24 mm
Touch screen
Touch screen
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Fewer buttons
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Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100
$398
Low light digital camera, announced over 2 years ago
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100
Aperture
Wide aperture
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f/1.8
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
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1,229k dots
Size
Really small
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Compact (102×58×36 mm)
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
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Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
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Olympus Tough TG-4
$299
Low light digital camera, announced over a year ago
Olympus Tough TG-4
Zoom
Great zoom
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4x
Size
Really small
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Compact (112×66×31 mm)
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Great battery life
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380 shots
Thickness
Thin
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1.2"
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Canon PowerShot G9 X
$399
Low light digital camera, announced 7 months ago
Canon PowerShot G9 X
Size
Really small
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Compact (98×58×31 mm)
Touch screen
Touch screen
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Fewer buttons
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
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1500 ms startup delay
Announced
New
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October 2015
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Fujifilm X30
$400
Low light digital camera, announced over a year ago
Fujifilm X30
Zoom
Great zoom
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4x
Supports 24p
24p movies
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For that film look
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
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Great for movies
Badge
Great battery life
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470 shots
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discussion about low light digital cameras

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Avatar for Dan J. Dan J. (7:12 PM, March 28, 2016)
Which of these cameras will have the "best" low light performance? A Canon G16 with a sensor size of 1/1.7" and a maximum aperture of F 1.8, or a Nikon D3300 with an APC sized sensor and a kit-lens max aperture of 3.5?
 
Avatar for Dan J. Dan J. (7:05 PM, March 28, 2016)
How does one measure "best" low light performance?