brands The Best Digital Camera Brands  

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List Rules All manufacturers of digital still cameras, including point-and-shoots and digital SLRs

List of camera brands that include the most reliable models available. The best digital camera brands include those from major manufacturers of digital cameras including Sony, Nikon, Canon, Olympus and more. Camera manufacturers enjoy a greater level of brand loyalty than the makers of almost any other electronic product.

So what are the best camera brands? Users looking for a new camera will want to research a variety of different brands to find the one that best suits their needs, based on functionality, features and design.There are many different types of digital cameras. Point-and-shoot cameras will likely be god enough for all casual photographers. Avid photographers who want full creative control over their images should consider a digital SLR (single-lens reflex) camera. These models offer the advanced features that experienced shooters need, and all of them are compatible with a wide range of interchangeable lenses and accessories. Of course, they're generally more expensive than point-and-shoot cameras, with prices starting at about $600 for the body only.

The best camera brands manufacture several different types of cameras ranging from inexpensive to top-of-the-line or professional. Shoppers looking to find the best digital camera for their budget should first decide the features that they need on a camera--type of viewfinder, photo settings, flash and decide what lenses and accessories they want to work with. Since this list is a crowd-ranked, voteable list it is a good starting point for digital camera research.

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Canon Inc. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Digital Camera Brands
Canon Inc. Photography, Other Computer Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing, Photographic Equipment and Supplies

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Nikon Corporation is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Digital Camera Brands
Nikon Corporation Photographic and Photocopying Equipment Manufacturing, Photographic Equipment and Supplies

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Sony Corporation is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Digital Camera Brands
Sony Corporation Consumer electronics, Motion Picture and Video Production, Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing

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Fujifilm is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Digital Camera Brands
Fujifilm Photography, Manufacturing, Photographic Film

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Panasonic Corporation is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Digital Camera Brands
Panasonic Corporation Consumer electronics, Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing, Home appliance

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Olympus Corporation is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Digital Camera Brands
Olympus Corporation Photographic and Photocopying Equipment Manufacturing, Photographic Equipment and Supplies, Electronics industry

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Leica Camera is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Digital Camera Brands

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Pentax is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Digital Camera Brands

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Lumix is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Digital Camera Brands

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Yashica is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Digital Camera Brands
hanbal-mehboob-hussein added Yashica

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Casio is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Digital Camera Brands
Casio Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing, Household Audio and Video Equipment, Electronics industry

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Eastman Kodak is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Digital Camera Brands
Eastman Kodak Photography, Manufacturing, Photographic Film^! Paper^! Plate^! and Chemical Manufacturing

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Ricoh is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Digital Camera Brands
Ricoh Photography, Office Machinery Manufacturing, Office Machines