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

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
$532
Low light digital camera, announced over 2 years ago
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Low light performance
Low noise at high ISO
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581 ISO
Overall image quality
Great image quality
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71.0
Zoom
Great zoom
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4.2x
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
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24 mm
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA
$979
Low light digital camera, announced over a year ago
Placeholder
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
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24 mm
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
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1,228k dots
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
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  1. Lens
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
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Great for movies
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V
$881
Low light digital camera, announced over 2 years ago
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
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24 mm
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
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1,228k dots
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
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  1. Lens
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
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Great for movies
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Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II
$359
Low light digital camera, announced over 2 years ago
Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II
Size
Really small
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Compact (98×58×31 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
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  1. Lens
Touch screen
Touch screen
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Fewer buttons
Thickness
Thin
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1.2"
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Olympus Tough TG-5
$399
Low light digital camera, announced over 2 years ago
Placeholder
Zoom
Great zoom
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4x
Badge
Great battery life
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340 shots
Announced
New
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May 2017
Thickness
Thin
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1.3"
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Canon PowerShot G5 X
$588
Low light digital camera, announced over 3 years ago
Canon PowerShot G5 X
Zoom
Great zoom
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4.2x
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
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24 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
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  1. Lens
Touch screen
Touch screen
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Fewer buttons
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Canon PowerShot G9 X
$379
Low light digital camera, announced over 3 years ago
Canon PowerShot G9 X
Size
Really small
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Compact (98×58×31 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
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  1. Lens
Touch screen
Touch screen
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Fewer buttons
Thickness
Thin
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1.2"
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Ricoh Theta V
$380
Low light digital camera, announced over 2 years ago
Placeholder
Size
Really small
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Compact (45×131×23 mm)
Announced
New
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August 2017
Thickness
Thin
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0.9"
Weight
Light-weight
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121 g
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)
Low light digital camera, announced over 2 years ago
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)
Aperture
Wide aperture
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f/1.4
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
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24 mm
Light sensitivity
High ISO
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25,600 ISO
Touch screen
Touch screen
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Fewer buttons
Nikon DL24-85
Low light digital camera, announced over 2 years ago
Nikon DL24-85
Movie format
Shoots UHD movies
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UHD @ 30fps
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
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24 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
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  1. Lens
True resolution
High true resolution
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20.7 MP
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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?