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Browse the top-ranked list of Professional Cameras Under $300 below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Top comment

    "It is a nice one...Very easy to use...This camera has just enough manual controls to allow a person to be creative & look professional even if they are still learning....this camera is very good camera and it's price also affordable I recommended any body it's good to buy this camera because of their size even you can put in your pocket and the resolution is good the oicture celerity is also good any way it's good camera"

    "This camera has just enough manual controls to allow a person to be creative & look professional even if they are still learning."

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    Capture up to six hours of video at a time with this adaptable Canon Vixia HF R80 camcorder. Optical image stabilization helps correct camera shake, so you can shoot while you walk and still generate smooth, distortion-free footage. This Canon Vixia HF R80 camcorder’s extra-sensitive 3.28MP sensor produces full-HD movies with vivid color, even in dim light.
    Your price for this item is $299.99
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    The previous price was $349.99
    Top comment

    "It is a nice one...Very easy to use...This camera has just enough manual controls to allow a person to be creative & look professional even if they are still learning....this camera is very good camera and it's price also affordable I recommended any body it's good to buy this camera because of their size even you can put in your pocket and the resolution is good the oicture celerity is also good any way it's good camera"

    "This camera has just enough manual controls to allow a person to be creative & look professional even if they are still learning."

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    Product Description

    Capture up to six hours of video at a time with this adaptable Canon Vixia HF R80 camcorder. Optical image stabilization helps correct camera shake, so you can shoot while you walk and still generate smooth, distortion-free footage. This Canon Vixia HF R80 camcorder’s extra-sensitive 3.28MP sensor produces full-HD movies with vivid color, even in dim light.
  2. Top comment

    "We are non professionals!...It went on sale a little over two weeks after I paid full price with full geek squad and all the bells warranty for 3-4 years, fell my anxiety got the better of me and I over spent on this item (my fault not best buys )"

    "We are non professionals!"

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    Utilizing Optical SteadyShot image stabilization, a BIONZ X image processor and an Exmor R CMOS sensor, this Sony Handycam HDRCX405/B camcorder enables you to capture video footage with 1920 x 1080 resolution and sharp still images.
    Your price for this item is $179.99
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    The previous price was $229.99
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    "We are non professionals!...It went on sale a little over two weeks after I paid full price with full geek squad and all the bells warranty for 3-4 years, fell my anxiety got the better of me and I over spent on this item (my fault not best buys )"

    "We are non professionals!"

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    Product Description

    Utilizing Optical SteadyShot image stabilization, a BIONZ X image processor and an Exmor R CMOS sensor, this Sony Handycam HDRCX405/B camcorder enables you to capture video footage with 1920 x 1080 resolution and sharp still images.
  3. Top comment

    "It's easy to use...Very easy to use...Plenty of features for a beginner or professional....I would highly recommend this camera for those on a budget that want a camera that claims the best features at a much higher price"

    "Plenty of features for a beginner or professional."

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    Shoot high-definition films with this portable Canon Vixia HF R800 camcorder. The unit’s 57x zoom makes it easy to get into the action from afar, while its optical image stabilization feature automatically corrects camera shake. Equipped with a 3.28MP full-HD MOS sensor, this Canon Vixia HF R800 camcorder captures video in genuine 1920 x 1080 resolution.
    Your price for this item is $219.99
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    The previous price was $249.99
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    "It's easy to use...Very easy to use...Plenty of features for a beginner or professional....I would highly recommend this camera for those on a budget that want a camera that claims the best features at a much higher price"

    "Plenty of features for a beginner or professional."

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    Product Description

    Shoot high-definition films with this portable Canon Vixia HF R800 camcorder. The unit’s 57x zoom makes it easy to get into the action from afar, while its optical image stabilization feature automatically corrects camera shake. Equipped with a 3.28MP full-HD MOS sensor, this Canon Vixia HF R800 camcorder captures video in genuine 1920 x 1080 resolution.
  4. Top comment

    "Very easy to use...It's easy to use...Plenty of features for a beginner or professional....I would highly recommend this camera for those on a budget that want a camera that claims the best features at a much higher price"

    "Plenty of features for a beginner or professional."

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    Product Description

    Create HD videos quickly and easily with this versatile Canon Vixia HF R800 camcorder. Get into the action with the device’s 57x zoom and enjoy optical image stabilization, which helps reduce camera shake. This Canon Vixia HF R800 camcorder has an onboard DIGIC DV 4 image processor, which captures extra light and removes noise for an enhanced image.
    Your price for this item is $219.99
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    The previous price was $249.99
    Top comment

    "Very easy to use...It's easy to use...Plenty of features for a beginner or professional....I would highly recommend this camera for those on a budget that want a camera that claims the best features at a much higher price"

    "Plenty of features for a beginner or professional."

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    Product Description

    Create HD videos quickly and easily with this versatile Canon Vixia HF R800 camcorder. Get into the action with the device’s 57x zoom and enjoy optical image stabilization, which helps reduce camera shake. This Canon Vixia HF R800 camcorder has an onboard DIGIC DV 4 image processor, which captures extra light and removes noise for an enhanced image.
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    "great for my use...Very easy to use...The picture is professional...The picture quality was excellent at all light levels and the video was not jerky or jumpy even though filming was done as part of a walking tour and the camera was held by a student who was a novice photographer"

    "The picture is professional"

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    Product Description

    This Sony Handycam HDRCX440/B camcorder features Optical SteadyShot image stabilization and an Exmor R CMOS sensor, so you can capture clear videos and still images. Built-in Wi-Fi allows you to share stored footage across devices.
    Your price for this item is $249.99
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    The previous price was $299.99
    Top comment

    "great for my use...Very easy to use...The picture is professional...The picture quality was excellent at all light levels and the video was not jerky or jumpy even though filming was done as part of a walking tour and the camera was held by a student who was a novice photographer"

    "The picture is professional"

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    Product Description

    This Sony Handycam HDRCX440/B camcorder features Optical SteadyShot image stabilization and an Exmor R CMOS sensor, so you can capture clear videos and still images. Built-in Wi-Fi allows you to share stored footage across devices.
  6. Top comment

    "very easy to use...This camera is an amazing camera with 20.3 mp and a 40x optical zoom I don't even need the digital zoom this camera is as close as professional as you can get for a good price couldn't ask for more from a camera...I bought this camera right before taking a trip to Japan, and it took wonderful pics, zoom is awesome although the shots are a little grainy I didn't play with the settings so that might have been the problem, I will try it later on and see if it improves it but I love this camera"

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    Get super-close to your subject with this Canon Powershot camera. The massive 20-megapixel sensor ensures all your images are larger than life. Enjoy ultra-slim compactness with the power of a DSLR and a 40x zoom with this Canon Powershot camera. Memory card sold separately.
    Your price for this item is $299.99
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    "very easy to use...This camera is an amazing camera with 20.3 mp and a 40x optical zoom I don't even need the digital zoom this camera is as close as professional as you can get for a good price couldn't ask for more from a camera...I bought this camera right before taking a trip to Japan, and it took wonderful pics, zoom is awesome although the shots are a little grainy I didn't play with the settings so that might have been the problem, I will try it later on and see if it improves it but I love this camera"

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    Get super-close to your subject with this Canon Powershot camera. The massive 20-megapixel sensor ensures all your images are larger than life. Enjoy ultra-slim compactness with the power of a DSLR and a 40x zoom with this Canon Powershot camera. Memory card sold separately.
  7. Top comment

    "All good with it...Very easy to use...Decided to upgrade since I was going on a trip to Hawaii I had the first GoPro that was in a full plastic case which muffled sound recording a lot of the time...I had researched a lot before this product purchase and finally decided to own it while it was on sale: a straightforward installation, application support and plenty of mounting ideas"

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    Record your adventures with this GoPro HERO7 Silver video camera. Durable and waterproof up to 33 feet, this tough camera goes anywhere you go and captures your exploits in stabilized 4K video. This GoPro HERO7 Silver features an intuitive touch screen for fast and easy adjustments and features voice recognition for hands-free operation.
    Your price for this item is $299.99
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    "All good with it...Very easy to use...Decided to upgrade since I was going on a trip to Hawaii I had the first GoPro that was in a full plastic case which muffled sound recording a lot of the time...I had researched a lot before this product purchase and finally decided to own it while it was on sale: a straightforward installation, application support and plenty of mounting ideas"

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    Record your adventures with this GoPro HERO7 Silver video camera. Durable and waterproof up to 33 feet, this tough camera goes anywhere you go and captures your exploits in stabilized 4K video. This GoPro HERO7 Silver features an intuitive touch screen for fast and easy adjustments and features voice recognition for hands-free operation.
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    "Super easy to use...Best Bang for your Buck...That being said, I think a few things could be improved such as video quality in low light, 4K image quality(I mostly use HD), and microphone location on the body of the camera...I have been getting a lot of compliments on this camera and it works really well it does exactly what is needed"

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    Turn great moments into 4K movies with the all-in-one REMOVU K1 self-stabilizing camera. Its integrated three-axis gimbal provides steady video capture, and it has a 1.5-inch built-in LCD screen for convenient monitoring. Set this lightweight REMOVU K1 self-stabilizing camera on selfie mode to optimize the focal length for personal close-up shots.
    Your price for this item is $299.99
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    The previous price was $399.99
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    "Super easy to use...Best Bang for your Buck...That being said, I think a few things could be improved such as video quality in low light, 4K image quality(I mostly use HD), and microphone location on the body of the camera...I have been getting a lot of compliments on this camera and it works really well it does exactly what is needed"

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    Turn great moments into 4K movies with the all-in-one REMOVU K1 self-stabilizing camera. Its integrated three-axis gimbal provides steady video capture, and it has a 1.5-inch built-in LCD screen for convenient monitoring. Set this lightweight REMOVU K1 self-stabilizing camera on selfie mode to optimize the focal length for personal close-up shots.
  9. Top comment

    "awesome, best place to buy...Great Qualiy and Performance...awesome camera, incredible quality, really fast delivery from best buy, if you are looking for a camera to vlog with or do ramdom videos and you just have 300 dolars in your budget, that is for sure the camera for you, I am in love with this little guy...The image stabilization on this camera is by far the best of any other action-cam on the market and makes the need for a gimbal unnecessary, it minimizes shake and vibration keeping footage steady"

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    Shoot clear videos with this Sony recorder. The Balance Optical SteadyShot feature lets you capture stable images while on the move, and the built-in GPS locator displays where videos were shot. Make memories in a variety of weather conditions with the waterproof, freeze-proof and shockproof design of this Sony recorder.
    Your price for this item is $299.99
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    "awesome, best place to buy...Great Qualiy and Performance...awesome camera, incredible quality, really fast delivery from best buy, if you are looking for a camera to vlog with or do ramdom videos and you just have 300 dolars in your budget, that is for sure the camera for you, I am in love with this little guy...The image stabilization on this camera is by far the best of any other action-cam on the market and makes the need for a gimbal unnecessary, it minimizes shake and vibration keeping footage steady"

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    Shoot clear videos with this Sony recorder. The Balance Optical SteadyShot feature lets you capture stable images while on the move, and the built-in GPS locator displays where videos were shot. Make memories in a variety of weather conditions with the waterproof, freeze-proof and shockproof design of this Sony recorder.
  10. Product Description

    With a built-in 75 mW IR illuminator, 7x magnification and 50mm objective lens, this Sightmark Twilight SM18014 monocular helps enhance your visibility of distant, dimly lit subjects and scenes. A carrying case enables easy portability.
    Your price for this item is $299.99

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    With a built-in 75 mW IR illuminator, 7x magnification and 50mm objective lens, this Sightmark Twilight SM18014 monocular helps enhance your visibility of distant, dimly lit subjects and scenes. A carrying case enables easy portability.
  11. Top comment

    "Extremely pleased with this product...Great gift for the young to study the skies...I recommend watching the Celestron YouTube videos made for this scope...Works great was able to see the rings of Saturn"

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    This telescope features NexStar computer control technology for simple operation and a StarPointer finderscope for accurate alignment and location of objects. The aluminum tripod provides durability.
    Your price for this item is $286.99
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    "Extremely pleased with this product...Great gift for the young to study the skies...I recommend watching the Celestron YouTube videos made for this scope...Works great was able to see the rings of Saturn"

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    This telescope features NexStar computer control technology for simple operation and a StarPointer finderscope for accurate alignment and location of objects. The aluminum tripod provides durability.
  12. Top comment

    "I like it very much...I like how they feel...They have a sharp image across a reasonably wide field of view...As stated best of all the clarity, as well as, easy adjustments for focusing"

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    Clearly view distant subjects and scenes with these Nikon MONARCH 5 7576 binoculars, which feature 42mm-diameter ED (extra-low dispersion) glass lenses with fully multicoated optics and 8x magnification.
    Your price for this item is $279.99
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    "I like it very much...I like how they feel...They have a sharp image across a reasonably wide field of view...As stated best of all the clarity, as well as, easy adjustments for focusing"

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    Clearly view distant subjects and scenes with these Nikon MONARCH 5 7576 binoculars, which feature 42mm-diameter ED (extra-low dispersion) glass lenses with fully multicoated optics and 8x magnification.
  13. Top comment

    "The great stars visuals...He is happy and I am too with you service...My son ask for it time ago and as he finished his classes with good results I didn't think on something else than this"

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    Explore the night sky with this Cassini Tracker Series C-900135TR 135mm reflector telescope, which features variable magnification and a Mars-Eye Electronic Finder to help you locate celestial objects. The Cassini TRACKER mount lets you make precise adjustments.
    Your price for this item is $269.99
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    "The great stars visuals...He is happy and I am too with you service...My son ask for it time ago and as he finished his classes with good results I didn't think on something else than this"

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    Explore the night sky with this Cassini Tracker Series C-900135TR 135mm reflector telescope, which features variable magnification and a Mars-Eye Electronic Finder to help you locate celestial objects. The Cassini TRACKER mount lets you make precise adjustments.
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    Explore space with this Celestron Inspire refractor telescope. Its fully coated glass optics prevent glare and provide a wide field of view, while the altazimuth mount sits on top of a rugged steel foldable tripod. This Celestron Inspire refractor telescope has a rubberized smartphone adapter so you can easily take pictures of telescopic images.
    Your price for this item is $261.99

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    Explore space with this Celestron Inspire refractor telescope. Its fully coated glass optics prevent glare and provide a wide field of view, while the altazimuth mount sits on top of a rugged steel foldable tripod. This Celestron Inspire refractor telescope has a rubberized smartphone adapter so you can easily take pictures of telescopic images.
  15. Top comment

    "It's easy to use...Got the job done...I bought this camera at meijer's I love how it takes video's of the moon I wanted to get a camera that was cheap but good enough to take pictures of the moon other than that I can't use the Wi-Fi on it for my phone but I don't really care about that but I do love the camera so far...I truly couldn't believe my eyes when she zoomed in on a water tower 10 miles away and we read the town on it and she as zoomed on a a cemetery tower ovet 15 miles away which for the distance was pretty clear"

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    Capture vivid, high-quality images with this Nikon Coolpix camera. Automated scene modes frame images in many shooting conditions, while its 40x zoom provides powerful zoom capabilities for its compact size. This Nikon Coolpix camera is powered by AA batteries, letting you take it on the go, and it can share and transfer images via Bluetooth.
    Your price for this item is $259.99
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    "It's easy to use...Got the job done...I bought this camera at meijer's I love how it takes video's of the moon I wanted to get a camera that was cheap but good enough to take pictures of the moon other than that I can't use the Wi-Fi on it for my phone but I don't really care about that but I do love the camera so far...I truly couldn't believe my eyes when she zoomed in on a water tower 10 miles away and we read the town on it and she as zoomed on a a cemetery tower ovet 15 miles away which for the distance was pretty clear"

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    Capture vivid, high-quality images with this Nikon Coolpix camera. Automated scene modes frame images in many shooting conditions, while its 40x zoom provides powerful zoom capabilities for its compact size. This Nikon Coolpix camera is powered by AA batteries, letting you take it on the go, and it can share and transfer images via Bluetooth.