Sure, you can get cameras that are small and capable for around Rs. 6000. However, we’re talking about the works here. Pocket cameras for travel, with built-in Wifi, NFC, high-grade sensors and superb durable build quality. Here we go!

Sony Cybershot WX500
Sony Cybershot WX500 | Que Mag


Just a rupee shy of the target, the WX500 is locked and loaded. With a range of fun colors this camera comes in, the WX500 is an 18.5 Megapixel shooter, with 30X optical zoom and BIONZ X image capture. Not to mention a plethora of shooting features. This camera is so small it’ll fit into your pocket, easily. Plus you can remotely control the camera from your smartphone.

Nikon CoolPix AW130 Camouflage
Nikon Coolpix A130 Camouflage | Que Mag


Are you one of those travellers who like going on lots of extreme, dangerous sports or are you one of those travellers who are clumsy and have lost way too many cameras to their messy ends at the bottom of the cliff? If yes on both counts and anything in between, the CoolPix AW130 is for you. Waterproof, shockproof and freezeproof, you can take this 16 Megapixel camera underwater too, to shoot pics and full HD video. Drop your camera in water, and take pictures using your smartphone through Wi-Fi.

Canon IXUS 285 HS
Canon IXUS 285 HS | Que Mag


This mini-sized camera can be easily carried around in your pocket. It’s premium metal body makes it appear sturdy and keeps it well protected against minor bumps. This cannon camera offers 12x optical zoom and 48x digital zoom that makes it a good travel camera. Cannon has been known for its amazing colour reproduction and this camera doesn’t disappoint you either. It can also be paired with your smartphone via Wi-Fi or NFC in case you’re the kind who likes posting pictures in real time.

Sony Cybershot W830
Sony Cybershot W830 | Que Mag


Here’s another pocket-sized camera from Sony for your travels. It has a 20.1MP Super HAD CCD image sensor with RGB primary colour mosaic filters that help you take better pictures in terms of clarity and detail. This gives you better photo-quality prints up to A3 plus size.

Nikon Coolpix S7000

Nikon Coolpix S7000 | Que Mag

Ultra-stylish and ultra-slim, this Nikon Coolpix S7000 camera can be carried around in your purse or pocket when you travel. Zoom in at 20X and capture close-ups of distant landscapes.  It also has 16 mega-pixel lens and is compatible with your smartphone so you can transfer images wirelessly.

Sony Cybershot WX220
Sony Cybershot WX220 | Que Mag


If you’re looking for something better than your smartphone when taking pictures, then this Sony Cybershot WX220 is a good buy. Its 18 megapixel lens and 10x optical zoom is really good for something of this size. Other than those factors, it can be connected to your phone via Wi-Fi and NFC and it has really good video quality.

Nikon Coolpix A10

Nikon Coolpix A10 | Que Mag

This camera features a 16 megapixel CCD sensor and a wide-angle 5x optical zoom lens. The Nikon Coolpix A10 has 15 manually selectable scene modes and 10 different effects that will help you take distinctive photographs.

Now that you’ve decided on a travel camera, here’s some interesting travel plans to take up with your new buy.

Cover Image via

Shop the story