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Picture-Perfect Black Friday Camera Deals

Snap great holiday photos with one of these digital cameras or camcorders, priced for any budget.

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Document every step of your holidays with one of these digital cameras or camcorders, whether you want to keep it simple with a compact point and shoot, or want to dabble into professional territory with an interchangeable lens compact or DSLR. There’s something for every budget this Black Friday, too, from high-end value bundles to great everyday consumer cameras.

Nikon Coolpix P500

Best Buy is offering the 12MP Nikon Coolpix P500 for $350 (usually $400), or for $50 extra you get an 8GB memory card, a camera bag and spare battery, too. PCWorld Review score 4/5

Canon EOS Rebel T3i DSLR

Canon’s EOS Rebel T3i DSLR will go for $800 (usually $900) at Best Buy, with 18-55mm lens and a free camera bag, 8GB memory card and an a 58mm UV filter. PCWorld Review score 4.5/5

Sony Alpha NEX-5

The Sony Alpha NEX-5 14.2MP compact camera with DSLR capabilities and an interchangeable 18-55mm lens is available for $500 (usually $650) at Best Buy. PCWorld Review score 4/5

Casio EX-TR100 Tryx

The 12MP Casio Tryx camera can turn and twist, and also records 1080p HD video. It’s $100 (usually $150) at RadioShack. PCWorld Review score 3/5

Canon PowerShot A3300

The 16MP Canon PowerShot A3300 has 5X optic zoom, a 3-inch LCD screen and can also shoot 720p HD video. It’s available for $90 (usually $180) at Best Buy. PCWorld Review score 3/5

Nikon 1 J1

Hhgregg has a deal on the Nikon 1 J1 10.1MP camera with 10-30mm lens. You get the camera ($600 on its own, $650 regularly), a camera bag, 30-110 telephoto zoom lens (usually $250) and an 8GB memory card bundled at $780 ($200 savings).

Sony Handycam HDR-XR160

Best Buy has the Sony HDR-XR160 camcorder for $400 (usually $550). It has a 160GB hard drive, 30x optical zoom and a 3-inch touchscreen display.

Panasonic SD40

Costco is offering the Panasonic SD40 camcorder for $180 (usually $250). The device can record full 1080p HD, has a 2.7-inch display and includes an 8GB memory card.

Olympus SZ-10

The Olympus SZ-10 14MP camera goes for $180 (usually $250). It has a 3-inch display, 18X optical zoom and can record 720p HD video.

Panasonic DMC-ZS8K

Staples has the Panasonic DMC-ZS8K 14.1MP camera for $180 (usually $280). The device has 16x optical zoom on the 24mm ultra-wide angle lens, rare on a compact camera.