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Digital camera

Photo equipment

A digital camera or digicam is a camera that captures photographs in digital memory. Most cameras produced today are digital, and while there are still dedicated digital cameras, many more cameras are now being incorporated into mobile devices, portable touchscreen computers, which can, among many other purposes, use their cameras to initiate live video-telephony and directly edit and upload imagery to others. However, high-end, high-definition dedicated cameras are still commonly used by professionals.


  • Notable examples 

  • Types 

  • History 

  • Image sensors 

  • Types of digital cameras 

  • Integration into other devices 

  • Market trends 

  • Connectivity 

  • Weather-sealing and waterproofing 

  • Modes 

  • Image data storage 

  • Batteries 

  • Conversion of film cameras to digital