Top 5 Best NFC Cameras You Should Know About

Author:Jake | TIME:November 20,2017

What Does NFC Stand for?

Back in time of decades ago, it is difficult to believe that you can transfer photos from one camera or smartphone to another without touching a button. Yet, this has been come true with the help of NFC technology. So what does NFC stand for? NFC, which is short for near field communication, is available near and far. While Wi-Fi connectivity is available (even its spotty or not always readily available), transferring photos can be completed between NFC-ready camera models. And below are 5 best NFC cameras that you may want for point-and-shoot or professional purpose.



Best Point-and-Shoot: Canon PowerShot SX720 HSBest Point-and-Shoot: Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Portability, excellent picture quality and reasonable pricing has made the Canon PowerShot line one of the most successful point-and-shoot lineups in recent years.


  • Powerful 40x Optical Zoom with Intelligent IS helps optimize image stabilization for virtually shake-free images.

  • Built-in Wi-Fi and NFC allows for easy sharing and transferring of images and videos.

  • 20.3 Megapixel CMOS sensor with DIGIC 6 Image Processor helps deliver stunning image quality even in low light.

  • Capture spectacular 1080p Full HD video at 60p with stereo sound.

  • Large 3.0-inch LCD (approx. 922,000 dots) allows easy viewing even from a wide angle.





Best Overall: Nikon Coolpix P900Best Overall: Nikon Coolpix P900

Nikon Coolpix P900, a wonderful NFC-ready camera, features an outstanding 83x optical zoom and a 166x dynamic fine zoom super telephoto lens. This Nikon camera can focus on a subject around 2,000 meters away or up to 4,000 meters away on its dynamic fine zoom. With total weight of no more than 2 pounds, the camera is highly portable and full of additional features: HD video, up to 360 shots per charge and built-in GPS for location recording of every shot you take.


  • 16MP CMOS Sensor

  • 24-2000mm 35mm Equivalent Focal Length

  • 83x Optical Zoom NIKKOR Super ED VR Lens

  • Vari-Angle TFT LCD Screen

  • Electronic Viewfinder

  • Full HD 1080/60p Video

  • Built-In Wi-Fi, NFC, and GP

  • 166x Dynamic Fine Zoom, 332x Digi Zoom

  • “Snapbridge” allows for quick photos sending wirelessly via NFC to compatible smartphones or tablets.





Best for Adventures: Nikon Coolpix AW130Best for Adventures: Nikon Coolpix AW130

The Nikon Coolpix AW130 is a waterproof camera up to a depth of 100 fee, shockproof from seven feet height, and freezeproof down to 14 degrees Fahrenheit. All these features make it a perfect camera model for adventures.


  • Waterproof up to 100ft; freeze proof to 14 degrees Fahrenheit; shockproof for drops up to 7 feet

  • 5x optical zoom NIKKOR ED wide-angle glass lens

  • Capable of taking up to 5 shots per second

  • Built-in Wi-Fi and NFC for easy transfer to your smartphone

  • Built-in GPS, mapping, Electronic Compass and Points of Interest (POI)







Best Mirrorless: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85Best Mirrorless: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 is a spectacular mirrorless camera for both professional photographer who want a cross between a DSLR and a point-and-shoot as well as a hobbyist who just needs a step up.


  • New 5-axis in-body sensor stabilizer works with LUMIX 2-axis optically stabilized lenses in video and still capture modes using class-leading Dual Image Stabilization.

  • Eliminates the need for low-pass sensor filters while boosting fine detail resolving power by nearly 10% over existing 16-Megapixel MFT sensors.

  • Shoot lighter and faster with the modern hybrid photography performance of a Mirrorless camera and nearly half the bulk of most DSLRs.

  • Thumbwheel controls, integrated viewfinder and touch control enabled tilting LCD maximize control of the photographic experience.

  • Capture spontaneous moments with 4K imaging performance in both 4K video and exclusive 4K PHOTO and Post Focus.





Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark IIBest Value: Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

The Canon Powershot G7 X Mark II features a one-inch, 20.1-megapixel sensor and Canon's proprietary seven-image processor. It is light and small-sized but with a pack of rich features. The G7 X offers built-in NFC support, which saves your trouble in opening Canon's Camera Connect app on your smartphone.


  • 1.0-inch, 20.1 Megapixel* CMOS sensor with Canon's new DIGIC 7 Image Processor helps deliver exceptional image quality even in low light.

  • Features a bright f/1.8 (W) - f/2.8 (T), 4.2x (24-100mm), 9-blade iris diaphragm andBattery IS-equipped lens.

  • Capture impressively high resolution images with high-speed continuous shooting up to 8 fps in both RAW mode / JPEG mode.

  • Multi-angle capacitive 3.0" touch panel LCD with a screen resolution of 1.04 million dots and tilt option of 180 Degree up and 45 Degree down.

  • Capture stunning 1080p Full HD video in MP4 format with stereo sound.


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