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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for digital camera for beginners.

Whether you're looking for your first digital camera or replacing an old model, there are several features to look for. A good digital camera should be able to take high-quality photos in a variety of conditions, and it should also be simple enough to use that you'll actually want to use it. Browse the top-ranked list of digital cameras for beginners below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Sony - ZV-1 20.1-Megapixel Digital Camera for Content Creators and Vloggers - White - Front_Zoom
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    "Camera...Is okay I recommend to any one beginner ans like it...Love this camera take great video very easy for beginners!!!!"

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    Create outstanding content for your viewers with this Sony compact 4K digital camera. The 20-megapixel sensor captures detailed pictures and videos, while Wi-Fi functionality enables easy photo sharing across networks. This Sony compact 4K digital camera features image stabilization for clear shots while walking, and automatic exposure tracks and illuminates faces for consistency in various lighting conditions.
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    "Camera...Is okay I recommend to any one beginner ans like it...Love this camera take great video very easy for beginners!!!!"

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    Create outstanding content for your viewers with this Sony compact 4K digital camera. The 20-megapixel sensor captures detailed pictures and videos, while Wi-Fi functionality enables easy photo sharing across networks. This Sony compact 4K digital camera features image stabilization for clear shots while walking, and automatic exposure tracks and illuminates faces for consistency in various lighting conditions.
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  2. Sony - Alpha 6700 - APS-C Mirrorless Camera (Body Only) - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "A fantastic update to the A6000 series of cameras. The auto tracking options and capability are amazing....Perfect camera...The aspc lense are amazing and affordable also, this is the perfect camera for beginners and professionals."

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    The α6700 combines the latest AI technology with Sony's outstanding α-series image quality in a compact APS-C camera body. Offering enhanced subject recognition, the latest technology for capturing stills and movies, and E-mount lens compatibility, the lightweight α6700 is designed for creative adventures, anytime, anywhere.
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    "A fantastic update to the A6000 series of cameras. The auto tracking options and capability are amazing....Perfect camera...The aspc lense are amazing and affordable also, this is the perfect camera for beginners and professionals."

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    The α6700 combines the latest AI technology with Sony's outstanding α-series image quality in a compact APS-C camera body. Offering enhanced subject recognition, the latest technology for capturing stills and movies, and E-mount lens compatibility, the lightweight α6700 is designed for creative adventures, anytime, anywhere.
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  3. Canon - EOS R50 4K Video Mirrorless Camera 2 Lens Kit with RF-S 18-45mm and RF-S 55-210mm Lenses - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Excellent camera for beginners...Top notch auto focus and ai correction makes this a very capable camera in the hands of complete amateurs and pros alike...Great little camera...This camera is great for a beginner (like me). I’ve never used anything more than an old school digital camera and was able to set this up and get some great shots almost immediately. "

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    Capture the Moment Just as You Imagine It: The EOS R50 camera makes photography fun, simple, and convenient with intuitive photo functions that capture beautiful images automatically, just as you imagine them. A host of video functions such as 6K oversampled 4K 30p capture and Dual Pixel CMOS AF II makes the EOS R50 a great camera for movie recording and vlogging as well. The 24.2 Megapixel APS-C size CMOS Image sensor and DIGIC X image processor ensure high image quality in a compact and lightweight form factor.
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    "Excellent camera for beginners...Top notch auto focus and ai correction makes this a very capable camera in the hands of complete amateurs and pros alike...Great little camera...This camera is great for a beginner (like me). I’ve never used anything more than an old school digital camera and was able to set this up and get some great shots almost immediately. "

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    Capture the Moment Just as You Imagine It: The EOS R50 camera makes photography fun, simple, and convenient with intuitive photo functions that capture beautiful images automatically, just as you imagine them. A host of video functions such as 6K oversampled 4K 30p capture and Dual Pixel CMOS AF II makes the EOS R50 a great camera for movie recording and vlogging as well. The 24.2 Megapixel APS-C size CMOS Image sensor and DIGIC X image processor ensure high image quality in a compact and lightweight form factor.
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  4. Konica Minolta - MND50 4K Video 48.0 Megapixel Digitial Camera - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Minolta Camera...Great pictures. Great product for beginners and those wanting a light weight camera for vacations....Camera...And instructions are great and still learning :) I still missed the light weight of my old cannon camera!!"

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    The Minolta MND50 is a simple and fun camera capable of producing high-resolution images and ultra clear 4K UHD video even in a compact package. This convenient and compact device can cover a variety of shooting situations with its crystal clear lens and 16x digital zoom. Thanks to a strong and accurate sensor, the MND50 can extract 48-megapixel photos and 4k/60p video. The 3.0" 230k-dot IPS LCD screen at the rear and built-in pop-up flash lets you review and compose your images with ease. It features a single SD card slot comes preloaded with a 32GB SD and it's compatible with any SD card with up to 128GB of capacity, while intelligent scene modes with adjustable Mode dial help ensure you get the best image. Fully expandable to allow you to add a 3.5mm microphone with its extra I/O ports and 52mm front lens diameter threading to attach auxiliary lenses and filters.
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    "Minolta Camera...Great pictures. Great product for beginners and those wanting a light weight camera for vacations....Camera...And instructions are great and still learning :) I still missed the light weight of my old cannon camera!!"

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    The Minolta MND50 is a simple and fun camera capable of producing high-resolution images and ultra clear 4K UHD video even in a compact package. This convenient and compact device can cover a variety of shooting situations with its crystal clear lens and 16x digital zoom. Thanks to a strong and accurate sensor, the MND50 can extract 48-megapixel photos and 4k/60p video. The 3.0" 230k-dot IPS LCD screen at the rear and built-in pop-up flash lets you review and compose your images with ease. It features a single SD card slot comes preloaded with a 32GB SD and it's compatible with any SD card with up to 128GB of capacity, while intelligent scene modes with adjustable Mode dial help ensure you get the best image. Fully expandable to allow you to add a 3.5mm microphone with its extra I/O ports and 52mm front lens diameter threading to attach auxiliary lenses and filters.
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  5. Canon - EOS R6 Mark II Mirrorless Camera with RF 24-105mm  f/4-7.1 IS STM Lens - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "This camera will do the job...As a beginner this camera has blown me away. The picture quality great and the Auto Focus is best of its class...Best Camera...It is one of the best cameras so far I have used.."

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    Introducing a standard full-frame camera evolved with hybrid features for still and movie shooting. The EOS R6 Mark II enables various photographic expressions that transcend boundaries between recording personal life and professional production purposes, as well as between photo shooting and movie shooting. Achieve creativity in everyday life with the EOS R6 Mark II.
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    "This camera will do the job...As a beginner this camera has blown me away. The picture quality great and the Auto Focus is best of its class...Best Camera...It is one of the best cameras so far I have used.."

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    Introducing a standard full-frame camera evolved with hybrid features for still and movie shooting. The EOS R6 Mark II enables various photographic expressions that transcend boundaries between recording personal life and professional production purposes, as well as between photo shooting and movie shooting. Achieve creativity in everyday life with the EOS R6 Mark II.
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  6. Konica Minolta - ProShot MN53Z 16.0 Megapixel Digital Camera - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Class Act Camera...So heavy to carry around. My new camera is perfect for international travel....Top Notch Camera...Highly recommend for a starter camera. Easy to use & quality pictures"

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    Minolta's MN53Z Bridge Camera features a long-reaching 53x optical zoom along with versatile recording capabilities in a small and compact body. Its 16.35MP BSI CMOS sensor enables high-resolution stills shooting and HD 1080p video recording with low noise and sensitivity from ISO 100-3200 as well as SD 640x480p video in high-speed 120 fps. The expansive zoom covers a 24-1256mm equivalent focal length range for working with subjects both near and far and is complemented by a 4x digital zoom that sets the combined total at 212x magnification. Optical image stabilization helps minimize the appearance of camera shake for sharper handheld shooting, which can be paramount when shooting at extremely long focal lengths. The rear of the camera features a 3.0" 460k-dot LCD monitor for easy review and composition of your images.
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    "Class Act Camera...So heavy to carry around. My new camera is perfect for international travel....Top Notch Camera...Highly recommend for a starter camera. Easy to use & quality pictures"

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    Minolta's MN53Z Bridge Camera features a long-reaching 53x optical zoom along with versatile recording capabilities in a small and compact body. Its 16.35MP BSI CMOS sensor enables high-resolution stills shooting and HD 1080p video recording with low noise and sensitivity from ISO 100-3200 as well as SD 640x480p video in high-speed 120 fps. The expansive zoom covers a 24-1256mm equivalent focal length range for working with subjects both near and far and is complemented by a 4x digital zoom that sets the combined total at 212x magnification. Optical image stabilization helps minimize the appearance of camera shake for sharper handheld shooting, which can be paramount when shooting at extremely long focal lengths. The rear of the camera features a 3.0" 460k-dot LCD monitor for easy review and composition of your images.
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  7. Canon - EOS R8 4K Video Mirrorless Camera with RF 24-50mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM Lens - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Great camera at a great price! I highly recommend this to both beginners and advance users!...This camera is amazing. I'm no pro, but I've been watching these mirrorless cameras for years now, waiting for all the features to be made available, This one has everything I wanted: Full frame, uncropped 4k, lightweight, takes great pics. "

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    Step Up to Full-Frame. The EOS R8 camera combines high-performance full-frame capabilities with a lightweight and compact design for creators ready to step up their content creation. With a 24.2 megapixel full-frame CMOS image sensor, RF mount allowing access to various creative lenses, and powerful stills and video functionality, the EOS R8 camera helps you capture stunning imagery to empower your creative vision. The new RF24–50mm F4.5-6.3 IS STM standard zoom lens is a super-compact, wide to-standard focal length zoom lens perfect for anyone looking for strong wide-angle still imagery and video combined with easy handling and portability.
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    "Great camera at a great price! I highly recommend this to both beginners and advance users!...This camera is amazing. I'm no pro, but I've been watching these mirrorless cameras for years now, waiting for all the features to be made available, This one has everything I wanted: Full frame, uncropped 4k, lightweight, takes great pics. "

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    Step Up to Full-Frame. The EOS R8 camera combines high-performance full-frame capabilities with a lightweight and compact design for creators ready to step up their content creation. With a 24.2 megapixel full-frame CMOS image sensor, RF mount allowing access to various creative lenses, and powerful stills and video functionality, the EOS R8 camera helps you capture stunning imagery to empower your creative vision. The new RF24–50mm F4.5-6.3 IS STM standard zoom lens is a super-compact, wide to-standard focal length zoom lens perfect for anyone looking for strong wide-angle still imagery and video combined with easy handling and portability.
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  8. Fujifilm - X-T5 Mirrorless Camera with XF16-80mmF4 R OIS WR Lens Bundle - Silver - Front_Zoom
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    "Amazing Camera...Over all an amazing camera can be a bit over beginners heads. But this camera is amazing...This is the best camera I’ve ever had. I’m a beginner and it’s definitely easy to work with. "

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    Comparable in size to the original X-T1 and 50g lighter than its predecessor, X-T5 features high-resolution, 40-megapixel X-Trans 5 HR sensor for simply stunning results. Quick and easy to use thanks to its classic, dial-based layout, the camera features cutting-edge technology.
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    "Amazing Camera...Over all an amazing camera can be a bit over beginners heads. But this camera is amazing...This is the best camera I’ve ever had. I’m a beginner and it’s definitely easy to work with. "

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    Comparable in size to the original X-T1 and 50g lighter than its predecessor, X-T5 features high-resolution, 40-megapixel X-Trans 5 HR sensor for simply stunning results. Quick and easy to use thanks to its classic, dial-based layout, the camera features cutting-edge technology.
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  9. Sony - Cinema Line FX30 Super 35 Camera - Gray - Angle_Zoom
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    "this is my first real camera and i really appreciate it after learning all the lingo and how to get the settings correct. the main issue with this camera is all the features that sony has proven capable of implementing but they like to cripple certain features so that you need multiple cameras....Beat Cinema Camera for the Price...You can take build this up to bed the camera you need for any shoot. Great but new beginners or pros needing a B camera to pair with their higher end cinema camera."

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    The FX30 captures stunning images with 6K oversampling and a true cinematic look. Its compact size lets you take it anywhere, and sophisticated AF and stabilization makes advanced filmmaking more accessible than ever.
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    "this is my first real camera and i really appreciate it after learning all the lingo and how to get the settings correct. the main issue with this camera is all the features that sony has proven capable of implementing but they like to cripple certain features so that you need multiple cameras....Beat Cinema Camera for the Price...You can take build this up to bed the camera you need for any shoot. Great but new beginners or pros needing a B camera to pair with their higher end cinema camera."

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    The FX30 captures stunning images with 6K oversampling and a true cinematic look. Its compact size lets you take it anywhere, and sophisticated AF and stabilization makes advanced filmmaking more accessible than ever.
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  10. Canon - EOS R8 4K Video Mirrorless Camera (Body Only) - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "I love this camera! Im a beginner for sure but iwanted to learn the difference between a $500 and a $2000 camera. ...Similar to the Rp build. Great beginner mirrorless camera."

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    Step Up to Full-Frame. The EOS R8 camera combines high-performance full-frame capabilities with a lightweight and compact design for creators ready to step up their content creation. With a 24.2 megapixel full-frame CMOS image sensor, RF mount allowing access to various creative lenses, and powerful stills and video functionality, the EOS R8 camera helps you capture stunning imagery to empower your creative vision.
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    "I love this camera! Im a beginner for sure but iwanted to learn the difference between a $500 and a $2000 camera. ...Similar to the Rp build. Great beginner mirrorless camera."

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    Product Description

    Step Up to Full-Frame. The EOS R8 camera combines high-performance full-frame capabilities with a lightweight and compact design for creators ready to step up their content creation. With a 24.2 megapixel full-frame CMOS image sensor, RF mount allowing access to various creative lenses, and powerful stills and video functionality, the EOS R8 camera helps you capture stunning imagery to empower your creative vision.
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