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Walmart cameras 2020: the best digital, dash and security cameras at Walmart

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The best Walmart cameras don't have to break the bank. But there are a lot to choose between, so to help you decide which one is right for you, we've curated the top snappers that you can buy from the retailer for all uses, skill levels and budgets. 

These Walmart cameras aren't just standard point-and-shoot digital cameras. In this guide, we've also picked the best DSLR cameras you can buy from Walmart, plus instant cameras, security cameras for your home or office, and dash cameras for your car.

Walmart is one of the biggest retailers in the world, and that means it has a brilliant range of products on offer – at very competitive prices. Whether you want to buy the best waterproof camera for your holidays, or an affordable, cheap DSLR for taking snaps of the family, or more you'll find the best Walmart camera for you on this page.

The best cameras at Walmart right now

Best Walmart camera: Nikon D7500

01. Nikon D7500

The best DSLR camera at Walmart for most people

Sensor: APS-C CMOS
Megapixels: 20.9MP
Autofocus: 51-point AF, 15 cross-type
Screen type: 3.2-inch tilt-angle touchscreen, 922,000 dots
Maximum continuous shooting speed: 8fps
Movies: 4K
User level: Intermediate
Reasons to buy
+Excellent 20.9MP sensor+Powerful 51-point AF system
Reasons to avoid
-Only one SD card slot-Live View focusing slow

The Nikon D7500 is our pick for the best DSLR camera at Walmart overall. It offers a brilliant balance of features and affordability. Sure, there's more accomplished DSLRs at Walmart, but they are a lot more expensive. The Nikon D7500 packs in an excellent 20.9MP sensor into a compact and affordable body. Despite its relatively inexpensive price, the D7500 still offers a wide range of features, such as 4K video capture, tilt-angle touchscreen and 8fps burst shooting for high-speed action shots.

best Walmart camera: Nikon D850

02. Nikon D850

The best high-end DSLR camera at Walmart

Sensor: Full-frame CMOS
Megapixels: 45.4MP
Autofocus: 153-point AF, 99 cross-type
Screen type: 3.2-inch tilt-angle touchscreen, 2,359,000 dots
Maximum continuous shooting speed: 7fps
Movies: 4K
User level: Expert
Reasons to buy
+Stunning image quality+Excellent performance
Reasons to avoid
-Slow Live View AF speed-SnapBridge connectivity

If you're looking for the ultimate DSLR at Walmart, then the Nikon D850 is the one you'll want. This is our pick for the very best high-end DSLR camera at Walmart, which means it's more expensive than the Nikon D7500, but for serious photographers the extra cash is well worth it. It comes with a massive 45.4MP sensor that delivers incredible images that are rich with details, and offers exceptional noise performance even at high ISOs. This is a DSLR camera that comes with more features than we can list here, and a robust build quality that allows it to cope with even the most demanding of locations.

03. Nikon D3400

The best cheap DSLR at Walmart

Sensor: APS-C CMOS
Megapixels: 24.2MP
Autofocus: 11-point AF, 1 cross-type
Screen type: 3.0-inch, 921,000 dots
Maximum continuous shooting speed: 5fps
Movies: 1080p
User level: Beginner
Reasons to buy
+Terrific 24MP sensor+Excellent value for money
Reasons to avoid
-Basic external controls-Maybe too small for some hands

OK, so this list has started off pretty Nikon-heavy, but we can't argue with the Japanese company's brilliant products. Not only does it offer the best all-round and high-end DSLR cameras at Walmart, with the D3400 it also offers the best cheap DSLR at Walmart. It comes with a brilliantly sharp 24MP APS-C sensor and a very good retracting kit lens. Overall it offers superb value for money, with features and performance that put some of its more expensive rivals to shame. Its simple button layout, along with its cheap price, means the D3400 is perfect for beginners.

04. Fujifilm X-T3

The best mirrorless camera at Walmart

Sensor size: APS-C
Resolution: 26.1MP
Viewfinder: EVF
Monitor: 3.0-inch tilt-angle touchscreen, 1,040,000 dots
Maximum continuous shooting rate: 11fps
Movies: 4K
User level: Expert
Reasons to buy
+Great new X-Trans sensor+Excellent build quality
Reasons to avoid
-Noticeable viewfinder fringing-EV dial easy to knock

Fujifilm's X-T3 is our pick for the best mirrorless camera at Walmart. It improves on its predecessor in pretty much every single way, with a new 26.1MP X-Trans sensor benefiting from a higher resolution and better noise control. With 2.16-million phase detect AF pixels, X-T3 tracks focus smoothly as well. Add in touchscreen control, 4K video and 11fps burst mode, as well as a stylishly-designed body, and you've got one of the best cameras on sale at Walmart in 2018.

05. Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III

One of the best compact Walmart cameras

Type: Mirrorless
Sensor size: Micro Four Thirds
Resolution: 16.1MP
Lens: Micro Four Thirds
Screen type: 3.0-inch tilting touchscreen, 1,370,000 dots
Viewfinder: EVF
Maximum continuous shooting rate: 8.6fps
Movies: 4K
User level: Beginner/enthusiast
Reasons to buy
+Compact proportions+5-axis stabilisation
Reasons to avoid
-Smaller sensor than some-Battery life could be better

The OM-D E-M10 Mark III is one of our favorite Walmart cameras, as it packs a formidable amount of extras into a compact body that's ideal for beginners, as well as seasoned pros. It boasts a 5-axis image stabilization system, decent electronic viewfinder, an impressive 8.6fps burst shooting speed and 4K video. Don't be fooled by its small size and low price – this is a brilliant camera.

06. Fujifilm FinePix XP130

The best waterproof camera at Walmart

Sensor: 1/2.3-inch, 16.4MP
Lens: 28-140mm
Waterproof: 20m
Freezeproof: -10°C
Shockproof: 1.75m
Monitor: 3-inch, 920K dots
Movies: 1080p
User level: Beginner
Reasons to buy
+Cheap compared to rivals+Advanced filters
Reasons to avoid
-Disappointing image quality-No GPS included

If you're looking for the best waterproof camera Walmart has to offer, than the
FinePix XP130 is for you. It's the perfect choice for family holidays at the beach, with a robust, waterproof casing and some nice features, such as a variety of fun filters to liven up your snaps and Wi-Fi connectivity for easy uploading and sharing to social media sites. It's not the most rugged of waterproof cameras, and the simple-to-use button layout might frustrate more experienced photographers, but if you want a simple point and shoot compact camera for the beach, this is a brilliant choice.

07. Sony RX100 IV

Another fantastic compact Walmart camera

Type: Compact
Sensor size: 1-inch CMOS
Resolution: 20.1MP
Lens: 24-70mm f/1.8-2.8
Monitor: 3-inch tilting, 1.23 million dots
Viewfinder: EVF
Maximum continuous shooting speed: 16fps
Movies: 4K
User level: Intermediate
Reasons to buy
+1in sensor performs solidly+Lovely viewfinder
Reasons to avoid
-No grip on the front plate-LCD not sensitive to touch

The Sony RX100 IV proves that if you don't mind waiting a bit, you can get some seriously impressive camera deals from Walmart. When it first launched, it was a pricey snapper, but no there are some brilliant deals to be had – especially at Walmart. You get some top-notch features, including a 1in sensor, 4K video recording, excellent pop-up EVF and 16fps burst mode and wireless connectivity. It can also shoot at up 960fps for slow-motion output!

A still image of the Netgear Arlo Pro 2 security system

(Image credit: Netgear/Chris Price)

08. Netgear Arlo Pro 2

The best security camera at Walmart

Resolution: up to 1080p HD
Footage recording: Free cloud recordings for seven days
Audio: HD two-way
Reasons to buy
+Free cloud recordings+Crystal-clear video
Reasons to avoid
-Expensive system-Installation is hit-and-miss

The Netgear Arlo Pro 2 is the best security camera at Walmart. It's a high-end set-up that offers a professional-quality security system for your home or business. The Arlo Pro 2 comes with a hub and two cameras. The cameras are capable of recording crystal-clear 1080p HD video, and can work either indoors or outdoors, thanks to their IP65 waterproof rating and strong magnetic mounts. It also features an 8x digital zoom, a 'smart siren' and a powerful Night Vision mode, giving you peace of mind when away from home. You can view the cameras through a smartphone app or web interface.

09. Polaroid OneStep 2

The best Polaroid camera at Walmart

Lens: 106mm
Focusing: Macro, Normal and Landscape
Flash: Built-in
Self-timer: Yes
Reasons to buy
+Retro design+Easy to use
Reasons to avoid
-Controls could be laid out better-Film is pretty pricey

If you're looking for an instant camera with a huge dose of retro charm, then the Polaroid OneStep 2 is definitely for you. With a design based on the original 1970 OneStep, this updated camera is just as easy to use as Polaroid's original. As soon as you press the button, it prints out your photo on the classic square file (Polaroid I-Type). The film is a bit more expensive than its instant camera rivals, but for pure nostalgia and excellent photo quality, the OneStep 2 is definitely worth buying from Walmart.

10. Garmin Dash Cam 55

The best dash camera at Walmart

Video quality: 1440p
Viewing angle: 122 degrees
GPS tracker: Yes
Memory: MicroSD card (included)
Reasons to buy
+Compact size+Excellent video quality
Reasons to avoid
-Apps offer limited control-Small battery

Garmin is a well known brand for action cameras and fitness trackers, and its applied its experience to the Dash Cam 55, creating a feature-packed dash camera with brilliant image quality.  It's by far the best dash camera for your car at Walmart, and thanks to its 1440p video capture at 30 frames per second, video footage is brilliant, and the 122 degree viewing angle is also decent, giving you a wide view of the road. It has a built-in GPS unit, so all footage is stamped with time and location, which can save a lot of time and effort if you are involved in an accident.

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Matt Hanson

Matt has been a technology journalist for well over a decade, writing for publications such as T3, MacFormat and Creative Bloq. He's a senior editor of TechRadar, Creative Bloq's sister site, where he can be found writing about and reviewing laptops, computers, monitors and more. He often writes for Creative Bloq, helping creatives find their perfect laptop or PC.