Great Value Digital Cameras For Life’s Precious Moments

December 12, 2023 - 3 min read 

Photos keep memories alive and since the first camera was invented in 1816, cameras have become an integral piece of technology to document and share special moments. From baby’s first steps, milestone birthdays, family holidays to fun nights out, a digital camera and a few well-chosen camera accessories are a must for the home or handbag.
Of course, the latest smartphones take great photos, too; but if you are a more serious snapper, you need to have the proper equipment. The good news is you can find a cheap digital camera or mid-range DSLR camera that produces quality photos. In fact, plenty of cheap cameras boast features you’d otherwise find in high-end models.

a woman standing with a camera about to take a photo

Are Cheap Digital Cameras Good?

Absolutely! There are cheap cameras that offer the latest technology to produce stunning images. A built-in flash to take photos in low light without blur, and easy upload to compatible devices and social media platforms are among the key features on offer in budget cameras.

“Many budget cameras offer the features that allow you to take quality photos. They’ll even let you automatically upload your photos to your smart device or social media accounts – very handy in today’s world,” says Christos Boukogiannis, The Good Guys Buyer - Audio and Cameras.

“Many budget cameras offer the features that allow you to take quality photos. They’ll even let you automatically upload your photos to your smart device or social media accounts – very handy in today’s world.”

Who Makes The Best Cheap Digital Cameras?

Instax and Panasonic make great cheap and mid-range digital cameras; Canon is the leader in DSLR cameras and also make a mid-range option if you’re on a budget.

Slick and compact designs, zoom, rechargeable built-in battery and built-in memory are among the features you can expect. Some models also come in a range of funky colours; and if you're after quality instant prints, look for FUJIFILM instant film compatibility.

“Budget digital cameras are great to capture those prized memories and with built-in memory, as well as microSDHC and microSD memory card compatibility for extra storage, you won’t be caught without space for your next photo,” says Christos Boukogiannis.

Shop Cheap Digital Cameras

Instax Mini 12

Instax Mini Link 2 – Clay White

Instax Liplay – Elegant Black

product image of the Instax Liplay - Elegant Black

Who Makes The Best DSLR Cameras?

DSLR cameras produce professional-quality photos, so you’re going to need to pay a bit more if that’s what you’re after. DSLR cameras have a better auto-focus and higher photo resolution (clarity and details in the photo) than compact digital cameras. They also shoot better in low light, and provide the option to change lenses for greater photographic versatility.

If your budget is tight but you have your heart set on a DSLR, then you can’t go past the Canon EOD 1500D Single EFS18-55III. It has 24.1 megapixel resolution, so you can say goodbye to grainy and blurry photos; it offers superior auto focus and auto flash mode; and, it’s compatible with SD, SDHC and SDXC memory cards for extra storage.

Close-up of a woman holding a digital camera up to take a photo.

Where Can I Buy A Cheap Digital Camera?

You can always get the best value on the latest technology at The Good Guys! Pay Less Every day with a range of options, including Afterpay, interest-free finance options, RealCa$h and our Clearance section.

Ready to take stunning photos and ensure you can relive treasured memories for many years to come? See us in-store and online for the best range of digital cameras, the biggest brands and the best prices.

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