Here is the list of the compact cameras that we think are the best for 2018. Canon has unveiled Canon G1X Mark III in 2017 with some exceptional specifications and is great compact cameras. Sony has been constantly doing some marathon work and brought one after another great Mirrorless cameras, such as Sony A9. However, A9 is a Full-Frame professional camera and we are here top tell you the best compact camera in 2018.
Well, the list is not too long there are only four cameras: RX1R III, Sony RX100V, Canon G1X Mark III and Sony RX10 III.
Have a look at the list of the best compact cameras 2018!
Best Full Frame Compact Cameras 2018Sony RX1R II
Though it is a compact camera but too expensive all because of its demonic specifications. It is Sony’s Full Frame compact camera with blistering AF system with 399 plane phase and 25 contrast detection sensor of Rx1R II will be distinctive performer in tracking the subjects, same as Sony A6300. World’s widest AF coverage on a compact full-frame sensor camera before A7R III broke the record. The together work of back-illuminated 35mm full-frame Exmor R CMOS sensor with 42MP resolution with Binoz X Image processor grab the detail portion of the subject and produce ultra sharp images. Though the camera is pricey but it remains restricted to Full-HD video and there is no 4K. The high resolution sensor and the blazing fast AF system makes it greatest Compact camera of all time.
Sony RX1R II – Review and Recommendation
Best APS-C Compact camera 2018Canon G1X Mark III
Canon G1X Mark III is a special camera because it transformed from 1.5″ to APS-C sensor. Canon G1X Mark III with APS-C sensor can take quality images that also employs 24 Million of effective pixels. Means in terms of image quality Canon G1X Mark III has been outstanding! On the other hand, G1X Mark II really nailed the Topic when it is related to AF system. It uses intelligent Dual Pixel AF system that can give Sky level AF performance, which makes it possible to achieve high speed AF during Live View shooting and its 49 AF points to cover the wider area of the subjects. Even Full HD video @ 60fps is great. Along with the superlative specs the camera also has one advantage of Canon G1X Mark II is that it is weather sealed means it is dust and water resistant so that one can take it to the challenging shooting situations.
Best 1″ sensor compact camera 2018Sony RX100 V
It is one of the best 1″ APS-C sensors camera currently available in the market. It is absolutely for those who love tour and travels. Keep the camera in Pocket head head straight to your shooting location. Sony RX100 V offers blazing fast 1/32000 seconds of shutter speed also ensuring that the users will not have to face the distortion issue in the images. Moreover, the Sony RX10 V offers higher frame rates of 24 fps, ensuring that camera can capture much more of the action each second, reducing the opportunity for action to blur. This results in producing sharper images in any kind of shooting (basically used in capturing the sports action of the intended players or subjects). Rolling down, Sony RX100 V lets you record 4K.
Best Zoom Compact camera 2018Sony RX10 III
If you want a maximum Optical zoom camera in compact series then Sony RX10 III is absolute choice. On the other hand, this Sony Zoom camera features a back-illuminated 20.1 MP 1.0-type stacked CMOS sensor. Sony RX10 III is based on contrast detect sensor only, which helps the camera achieve an incredibly fast but somewhere accuracy may not be so efficient. Moreover, this Sony camera is able to lock on to a subject in as little as 0.09 seconds. Its 14 fps makes it a great sports camera that avails 14 fps (remember, that’s with focus locked) that excellently seizes each action of the subjects and provide you the sharp images with blur less results. Finally, the big thing is that the Cyber-shot RX camera offers the advantages of 4K (QFHD 3840×2160) movie recording which gives videographers a comfort shooting high quality 4K video from extreme distances.