Top 5 Digital Point and Shoot Cameras under $100

If having a camera available to take a great picture is your greatest concern and saving money is an issue, then an inexpensive digital point and shoot cameras is the way to go. And your camera can always be in your pocket or purse.

These top digital cameras for under $100 are not going to be feature-rich models. And aren't going to take photos that will generate poster-sized prints.

Inexpensive, budget digital cameras can, however, yield photos of good quality for using on the Internet and for making small prints. Thanks to technological advancements, today's cheap digital cameras have more power than you might think. Here are the some of the top digital cameras for less than $100, listed by descending price.

Canon PowerShot A470, $99.95 *
Canon PowerShot A470 Camera, $99.95Perhaps the best compliment that can be paid to a sub-$100 digital camera is that it doesn't look or perform like a cheap, budget digital camera. The PowerShot A470 from Canon is one of the best sub-$100 cameras around. The unit's 7.1 megapixels of resolution are plenty for most beginners, and the A470 has a 3.4X optical zoom lens and a 2.5-inch LCD. It's an interesting-looking digital camera, too, available in blue, red, orange, and gray

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S780, $97.95 *
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S780 Camera, $97.95Digital Camera is a sleek and compact camera with 8.1 megapixel resolution, a 3x optical zoom lens, high ISO 1250 sensitivity for low-light shooting and Stamina Battery Power which provides extended battery life and shooting capacity when using fresh AA-sized batteries. The bright 2.5" LCD screen makes it easy to frame your shots and view your images. It has 22MB of internal memory so you can shoot pictures and video clips with your camera right away, or you can purchase an optional Memory Stick Duo media card to expand your shooting capability

Samsung S860, $79.95 *
Samsung S860 Camera, $79.95You'll find the S860 point-and-shoot digital camera from Samsung in four different colors: Black, silver, pink, and light blue. This budget camera has 8.1 megapixels of resolution and a 3X optical zoom lens. It measures only 1.04 inches in thickness, and it's a sharp-looking digital camera. 

Kodak EasyShare C813, $71.95  *
Kodak EasyShare C813 Camera, $71.95With 8.2 megapixels of resolution, the EasyShare C813 from Kodak offers plenty of resolution for most beginning photographers. The unit has a 2.4-inch LCD, limited video capabilities, and a 3X optical zoom lens, but, best of all, the C813 is very easy to use.