Compact Camera Quiz

Take the quiz to find out which compact camera you should buy:

Compact Camera Quiz


Commonly referred to as the “point and shoot” camera category. We have decided to call this category as “compact” as we think there are a great many different types of compact cameras, some more suited to beginners and others that are at a professional level, not so much point and shoot! There is quite a range of cameras to choose from, to find the perfect one for you to buy can be hard. That’s where we come in, we find out how you will be using the camera, and the specific needs you have. Once you have answered the quiz we instantly analyze your answers to find the best compact camera for your needs.

Which compact camera is best for me?

Whatever your requirements finding the right compact camera is hard. Digital cameras have progressed beyond looking at the megapixel count as your main focus. Now if you want the best for you, you need to look at many different features. We have created this quiz to have less of a focus on specifications, and focus more on asking you how you will be using the camera. From there we will work out the features you need.

Going white water rafting? No problem, there are plenty of waterproof and drop proof cameras on the market. Looking for a camera for your child? We’ve added cameras more suitable for the complete beginner. Whatever your needs are we are sure to find you the best camera for those needs.

If you are looking to give a camera as a gift, just answer the questions as if you were that person! Don’t worry there are no difficult questions.

So how does the digital camera quiz work?

We analyze your answers, and are almost instantly able to work out exactly what compact camera you should buy. With our quiz you don’t need to know any technical specifications. We work out the technical stuff by asking you easy to answer, multiple choice questions. Upon completion of the quiz we process your answers and recommend you just one perfect digital camera for you.

We’ve categorised hundreds of compact digital cameras in our index. Answering the quiz filters the index down to the most relevant choice according to the features you need. For example, if you are just starting photography, you might be better off with a compact camera with easy to use settings while allowing you to learn new settings. Our quiz will recommend cameras which are optimised for this skill-level. If you’re an enthusiast, you might want to dabble with more advanced features, so we’ve got questions for that too.

We’ve spent hours examining the key features of all compact cameras to establish what makes them distinguishable from each other, so if you’re not sure whether you want to pay more for a better zoom or focus more on the lens quality, our quiz will determine which features you’ll need most, and recommend the single best match we can find based on your budget.