What’s the best point-and-shoot camera? Technically, it’s the smartphone you’re carrying in your pocket. Thanks to improved camera tech, iPhones and the like have overtaken the traditional digital camera as everybody’s favorite go-to gadget for capturing our everyday moments, essentially becoming today’s modern point-and-shoot. It appears that neither adding Wi-Fi or lowering prices could stop the declining sales of the pocket camera of yesteryear.
A few short years ago, we thought the point-and-shoot’s days were over. (What’s a point-and-shoot? It’s used to describe an all-in-one pocket camera with a fixed lens that’s easy to use, but it could also include larger long-zoom shooters or advanced models that could rival DSLRs. in image quality). Companies were cutting models or pulling out of the sector entirely. Sony, which manufacturers a significant percentage of camera sensors, saw overall sales of point-and-shoot cameras continue to decline — year over year — based on its research.
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