99 percent of point and shoot cameras are only average in low light.
Which is poor when compared to a DSLR camera.
There are only a very few that are above average (which is still less than a DSLR camera).
They have larger than average sensors and brighter than average lenses.
Canon S110 or G15
None of them have much optical zoom. 3.8X for the Panasonic and 5X for the Canons
The price is at the high end ($400 to $500).