Interested in a low light digital camera ? Here we've rounded up the top ten (out of 18) low light digital cameras . Some of the top manufacturers of low light digital cameras are Sony, Canon 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.

Olympus Tough TG-5
$379
Low light digital camera, announced over a year ago
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Zoom
Great zoom
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4x
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
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20 fps
Badge
Great battery life
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340 shots
Announced
New
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May 2017
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V(A)
$899
Low light digital camera, announced last month
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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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1,228k dots
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
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24 fps
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Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
$529
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
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 V
$898
Low light digital camera, announced over a year ago
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V
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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1,228k dots
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
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24 fps
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Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II
$429
Low light digital camera, announced over a year ago
Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II
Size
Really small
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Compact (98×58×31 mm)
Touch screen
Touch screen
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Fewer buttons
Announced
New
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January 2017
Thickness
Thin
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1.2"
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Canon PowerShot G7 X
$549
Low light digital camera, announced over 2 years ago
Canon PowerShot G7 X
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
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
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24 mm
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV
$798
Low light digital camera, announced over 2 years ago
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV
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
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
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1,228k dots
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Canon PowerShot G9 X
$391
Low light digital camera, announced over 2 years ago
Canon PowerShot G9 X
Size
Really small
Help
Compact (98×58×31 mm)
Touch screen
Touch screen
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Fewer buttons
Thickness
Thin
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1.2"
Weight
Light-weight
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209 g
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Canon PowerShot G5 X
$554
Low light digital camera, announced over 2 years 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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Olympus Tough TG-4
$475
Low light digital camera, announced over 2 years ago
Olympus Tough TG-4
Zoom
Great zoom
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4x
Badge
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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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?