Best Prime Day Camera Deals 2020: The cheapest prices

Looking for great Prime Day camera deals? You’ve come to the right place. Some of the best Prime Day deals involve big discounts on excellent cameras, and we’re keeping an eye on everything for you, so you don’t have to dig around for the best offers yourself. Whether you’re on a tight budget and want to get yourself a great deal, or you’re looking to invest in a high-end camera and want to save a few bucks, there’s something for everyone here. Remember, though: Prime Day ends just before midnight, so if you like the look of something best snap it up right away.

Today’s best Prime Day camera deals

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Panasonic Lumix FZ80 4K Digital Camera with Accessory and PC Software Bundle

$298 $398
With its built-in zoom lens and great shooting capabilities, the Panasonic Lumix FZ80 is a great point-and-shoot camera for hobbyist photographers who don't require interchangeable lenses.
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Kodak PixPro FZ53 Digital Camera

$74 $90
With a built-in 5x optical zoom lens and a sharp 16-megapixel image sensor, the Kodak PixPro FZ53 might be the best sub-$100 pocket-friendly point-and-shoot out there.
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Kodak PixPro AZ401 Bridge Digital Camera

$149 $170
With a great body design, flip-up flash module, large viewscreen, and 40x optical zoom capabilities, the Kodak PixPro AZ401 is a nice (and affordable) upgrade over most cheap point-and-shoot cameras.
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Ring Floodlight Camera with Echo Show 5

$325 $339
Talk to visitors at your door through your phone, tablet, or PC with this Alexa-enabled motion sensing security camera. It's bundled with the Echo Show 5 for Alexa functionality.
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Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Film Camera

$60 $70
When it comes to instant photos, there's almost no better alternative than Fujifilm's Instax line of cameras. The Mini 9 can provide high quality photos without the burden of a professional camera.
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Canon PowerShot SX530 Digital Camera

$199 $379
Feel like a pro with the Canon Powershot digital camera. Get HD images thanks to its 16.0 megapixel CMOS sensor. And with 50x optimal zoom, you get to capture the smallest details from far away.
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KODAK PIXPRO AZ421 Astro Zoom Digital Camera

$159 $200
With a powerful 16.1-megapixel CCD sensor, the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 allows you to zoom in and crop photos in real-time. You can also take a range of shots, from wide angle to panorama.
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Olympus OM-D E-M1X Camera

$2,000 $3,000
Take extremely accurate shot-by-shot playback with 60 fps photo-taking in 20.4-megapixel resolution for a studio-class photoshoot session every time.
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Fujifilm FinePix XP140 Waterproof Digital Camera

$194 $230
If you want high quality photos without worrying about expensive equipment getting damaged, the Fujifilm FinePix XP140 digital camera is a perfect vacation camera for any up-and-comer.
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Sony Cybershot RX100 VII Digital Camera

$1,198 $1,298
The Sony Cybershot RX100 VII is a powerful digital camera that packs the punch of a DSLR in one compact device, capable of capturing 20-megapixel images and 4K HDR videos, no problem.
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 Digital Camera with Accessory and Mac Software Bundle

$398 $698
This is the lowest price we've seen for this excellent point-and-shoot camera, and it probably won't last long. Comes bundled with a bunch of accessories plus Corel photo editing software for MacOS.
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Nikon Z7 Video Camera with NIKKOR Z 24-70mm Lens

$3,200 $3,400
The Nikon Z7 is arguably one of the most powerful digital cameras on the market that also justifies its price range with simple 45.7-megapixel photo and spectacular 4K video captures.
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Sony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Camera with 16-50mm and 55-210mm Zoom Lenses

$698 $1,000
Comes with 16-50mm and 55-210mm interchangeable lenses, the Sony Alpha a6000 mirrorless camera is a versatile device for capturing sharp photos with realistic details.
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Canon IVY Cliq+ Instant Film Camera

$90 $160
If you want an affordable instant camera and aren't a stickler for maximum quality, the Canon IVY Cliq+ is a great budget-friendly option that can fit in your pocket with ease.
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GoPro Hero 8 Black

$349 $400
The GoPro Hero 8 Black builds on the advancements of the Hero 7 Black with even better stablization technology than before.
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Davis & Sanford Traverse TR-553-228 Compact Aluminum Tripod with Ball Head

$79 $146
A solid, compact, and lightweight aluminum tripod with a 10 lb. max load weight and 53-inch max height. Folds down to 12 inches for easy transport.
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GoPro Karma Grip Stabilizer for HERO7 Black/HERO6 Black/HERO5 Black

This must-have GoPro Karma gimbal stabilizer grip works with the Hero7 Black, Hero6 Black, and Hero5 Black action cams to deliver flawlessly smooth video.
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Canon EOS RP Digital Camera with RF 24-240mm F4-6.3 IS USM Lens Kit

$1,499 $1,899
The Canon EOS RP digital camera is a great companion for any photographer, especially with an RF 24-240mm F4-R6.3 IS USM lens kit to make photorealism as achievable as instant film photography.
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Ivisii Dimmable LED Ring Light Mount with Carrying Bag

$85 $105
A simple lighting solution with a ring light attached to a camera mount. Can be used for standard cameras as well as phones, and it's great for taking head-on portrait shots.
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Kodak PixPro FZ43 Digital Camera

$62 $80
If you don't need an unnecessarily grand digital camera, the Kodak PixPro FZ43 can take 16-megapixel photos with a 4x zoom for high-resolution images even from up-close without breaking a $100 budget.

How to choose a new camera

If you’re hunting down great Prime Day camera deals, it’s important to know what you want from a new camera and to understand some key terminology. Smartphone cameras might seem good enough to you but you just can’t beat the quality of a proper digital camera.

The big distinction is between DSLR cameras and mirrorless cameras. DSLR cameras tend to have the widest range of features and capabilities, and are available from just $300 to thousands of dollars, depending on your budget. They’re a popular option for generalists, and an entry-level DSLR will put you in good stead for a long time to come.

Alternatively, you might want to consider a mirrorless camera. On the surface, they seem the same as DSLRs but the imaging system is different and doesn’t rely on a reflexing mirror as DSLRs do, hence the name. They’re typically smaller in design than DSLRs which can be handy if you’d prefer to carry something lightweight rather than anything too bulky. Newer technology than many DSLRs, they can cost a little more.

Finally, there are also point-and-shoot cameras. Unlike DSLRs and mirrorless cameras, these aren’t really professional-grade quality cameras. They’re typically more budget-friendly as well as easier to get to grips with. Think family get-togethers and vacations rather than if you’re trying to take artistic photographs. Often cheaper than other types of cameras, you may still spot some great bargains on point-and-shoot cameras in the Prime Day camera deals we’ll soon have. They’re an ideal bet if you want something better than a smartphone but that doesn’t involve complicated settings like on a DSLR or mirrorless camera. Want to buy a camera for a child? Point-and-shoot cameras are a perfect option too.

It’s also worth considering if you’re interested in recording capabilities. Solely want to take static photos? Don’t worry about seeking out a camera that offers full HD or 4K video options. It’ll bump the cost up. However, of course, if you’re keen to expand your photography horizons to recording video, it’s worth checking out the functionality of a camera before committing to a purchase. 4K video does look pretty great after all.

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