Interested in a low light digital camera ? Here we've rounded up the top ten (out of 45) low light digital cameras . Some of the top manufacturers of low light digital cameras are Canon, Sony and Olympus.

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 5 months ago
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
Sensor size
Large sensor
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Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
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
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Canon PowerShot G7 X
$549
Low light digital camera, announced over a year ago
Canon PowerShot G7 X
Sensor size
Large sensor
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Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
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
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV
$948
Low light digital camera, announced over a year ago
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV
Sensor size
Large sensor
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Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
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
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III
$798
Low light digital camera, announced over 2 years ago
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III
Sensor size
Large sensor
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Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
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
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Olympus Tough TG-4
$249
Low light digital camera, announced over a year ago
Olympus Tough TG-4
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"
Weight
Light-weight
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247 g
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Canon PowerShot G5 X
$699
Low light digital camera, announced 9 months ago
Canon PowerShot G5 X
Sensor size
Large sensor
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Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
Aperture
Wide aperture
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f/1.8
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
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24 mm
True resolution
High true resolution
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20 MP
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Canon PowerShot G9 X
$399
Low light digital camera, announced 9 months ago
Canon PowerShot G9 X
Sensor size
Large sensor
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Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
Size
Really small
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Compact (98×58×31 mm)
True resolution
High true resolution
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20 MP
Touch screen
Touch screen
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Fewer buttons
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Nikon DL24-85
$647
Low light digital camera, announced 5 months ago
Nikon DL24-85
Sensor size
Large sensor
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Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
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
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Canon PowerShot G16
$417
Low light digital camera, announced over 2 years ago
Canon PowerShot G16
Aperture
Wide aperture
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f/1.8
Zoom
Great zoom
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5x
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
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240 fps
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Great battery life
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360 shots
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Fujifilm X30
$486
Low light digital camera, announced over a year ago
Fujifilm X30
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
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Great battery life
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470 shots
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Phase detection autofocus
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fast and accurate
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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?