Interested in a low light digital camera ? Here we've rounded up the top ten (out of 39) 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
$679
Low light digital camera, announced 10 months 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 IV
$836
Low light digital camera, announced over a year ago
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV
Low light performance
Low noise at high ISO
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562 ISO
Overall image quality
Great image quality
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70.0
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 G7 X
$525
Low light digital camera, announced over 2 years ago
Canon PowerShot G7 X
Low light performance
Low noise at high ISO
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556 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 V
$900
Low light digital camera, announced 3 months 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
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
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24 fps
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
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Great for movies
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III
$698
Low light digital camera, announced over 2 years ago
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III
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
Supports 24p
24p movies
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For that film look
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Canon PowerShot G9 X
$429
Low light digital camera, announced over a year 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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Canon PowerShot G5 X
$689
Low light digital camera, announced over a year 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
Touch screen
Touch screen
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Fewer buttons
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
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Great for movies
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Olympus Tough TG-4
$348
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)
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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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II
$548
Low light digital camera, announced over 2 years ago
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
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1,229k dots
Size
Really small
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Compact (102×58×38 mm)
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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Canon PowerShot G16
$490
Low light digital camera, announced over 2 years ago
Canon PowerShot G16
Zoom
Great zoom
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5x
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
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240 fps
Badge
Great battery life
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360 shots
Macro focus
Great macro
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1.0 cm
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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?