The best compact cameras in 2021

The best compact cameras mean you no longer have to compromise on build or image quality to have a pocket-sized camera. These days, compact cameras are stiff competition for DSLRs and mirrorless systems with features such as 4K video recording, raw output and high-resolution images. Whether you’re a pro photographer looking for a camera to carry on you at all times or an enthusiast who wants an excellent all-rounder that is small and discrete, our list of the best compact cameras will help you decide which is best for you.

Despite being called a compact camera, its name actually has nothing to do with its size. Compact cameras by nature tend to be smaller than DSLR’s and top-end mirrorless cameras but actually, a compact camera is defined by having a lens that can’t be changed. Some compact cameras have a fixed prime lens while others include a zoom lens which makes them very versatile.

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