January 2009 Camera Articles

Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for January 2009. If you are looking for an article on a particular day or on a particular topic, you can use the menu on the right to narrow your search

Camera Articles for January of 2009

Below are the 50 Camera articles for January of 2009

Most Popular Digital Cameras of December 2008

Our last list of most viewed cameras for 2008 doesn't come with many surprises. Only one previously unseen model managed to sneak onto the list this month.

Canon EOS 5D Mark II First Thoughts

We've had a day to shoot some early samples - including a video sample - with our Canon EOS 5D Mark II review unit. So far, things are looking good...

Engadget: Kodak bringing 24x ultrazoom to CES?

Several sites reported earlier today that Kodak was preparing to launch a new 24x ultrazoom at CES, and Engadget has followed up on those rumors this afternoon with a press[...]

Lenovo launches dual-screen photographer’s workstation

In our view, Lenovo's recently released W700 is a pretty good photographer's computing companion in its original form, but Lenovo has upped the stakes even further today with the release[...]

CES 2009: Digital Camera News Headquarters

It's almost time to head to Vegas for the 2009 Consumer Electronics Show! For the latest digicam news from the show, check out our CES 2009 News Headquarters.

Pentax Optio P70, E70 unveiled for CES

In anticipation of CES, Pentax has added two new point-and-shoot digicams to its Optio line: the Pentax Optio P70 and Optio E70.

“Ultra-ultrazoom”: Kodak Z980 officially official

Kodak is ready to re-enter the zoom length arms race with the official unveiling of its Z980 ultrazoom - a DSLR-styled camera with a stunning 24x wide-angle lens.

New Olympus FE models refresh manufacturer’s budget line

Olympus has refreshed its FE series of budget-conscious ultracompacts with three new models: the 10 megapixel FE-3000, and the 12 megapixel FE-3010 and FE-5010.

Olympus revamps outdoor-ready line with three models

Olympus is serving up three new rugged/waterproof compacts, including 10 and 12 megapixel options released under the recently unveiled "Stylus Tough" brand.

Olympus Stylus 9000, Stylus 7000 offer compact ultrazoom options

Olympus has presented two new models in the revamped Stylus line, the Stylus 7000 and 9000, that slot into the small but growing compact ultrazoom niche.

Olympus goes big with 26x zoom SP-590 UZ

Not to be outdone in the quest for more range by Kodak's 24x optical zoom foray, the 12 megapixel Olympus SP-590 UZ features a 26x zoom lens.

Eye-Fi shows off wireless video upload technology

The ability to upload images directly from cameras to the web or your home computer wirelessly is almost certainly the future of file transfer, and according to Eye-Fi, you may[...]

Super-slim Samsung TL100 announced

The Samsung TL100 brings 12.2 megapixel capture and high-res video shooting to a pocket-friendly camera that's less three quarters of an inch thick.

Samsung makes HZ concept a reality with HZ10W

At a press conference this afternoon, Samsung announced that the HZ compact ultrazoom concept we saw at Photokina will be coming to market in the near term.

Samsung SL102, SL420 update low-cost SL line

Samsung rounded out this afternoon's new model announcements with the addition of a pair of user-friendly compacts to its budget SL line.

Sony rolls out Cyber-shot W220

Sony has brought a lot of high-end technology into an entry-level model with the introduction of the Sony Cyber-shot W220.

SD Association revises standard to better support cards up to 2TB

With HD video and ultra high-res digital stills putting more strain than ever on memory capacity, it's not surprising that the SD Association, the folks who develop specifications for the[...]

Casio Exilim EX-FS10, EX-FC100 offer 30 fps shooting

The Casio Exilim EX-FS10 and EX-FC100 bring the high-speed capture of Casio's F1 - 30 fps continuous shooting and 1000 fps movies - down to pocket size.

CES 2009: Wednesday Wrap Up

First look: Samsung HZ10W All white K2000 LE spotted "in the wild" Olympus shows off new model line Hands on with Kodak's Z980 24x ultrazoom[...]

Sony revolutionizes wireless uploading with Cyber-shot DSC-G3

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-G3 features built-in Wi-Fi, but a simple web browser opens up access to public hotspots and photo sharing sites.

CES 2009: Thursday Wrap Up

Sampling the Sony G3's Wi-Fi connectivity Casio FC100 in slow motion Still waiting on new Micro Four Thirds lenses Photo gallery: Samsung HZ10W hands on[...]

Olympus SP-590 UZ Hands On Preview

We'd already spent a little time with the brand new Olympus SP-590 UZ, but Olympus was kind enough to let us explore a pre-production 590 in greater depth.

CES 2009: Show Wrap Up

The 2009 Consumer Electronics Show came to a close in Las Vegas today, and we've got a few final thoughts on the trends and products that will define 2009.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-G3

The Cyber-shot G3 combines ultra-compact portability with a large 4GB memory space to create a portable album for your photos. The G3 is also equipped with 802.11b/g wireless internet connectivity[...]

Canon PowerShot SD990 IS Review

The Canon PowerShot SD990 IS, the latest flagship ultracompact in Canon's Digital ELPH line, was rolled out just before the holiday buying season got underway in an effort to tempt[...]

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W220

The Cyber-shot DSC-W220 features a 12.1 megapixel resolution, Carl Zeiss 4x optical zoom lens, 2.7″ LCD display, Smart Zoom technology, and BIONZ Image Processor.

PrinterComparison.com giving away a photo printer

If you've been shopping for a new all-in-one printer, the folks over at our sister site, PrinterComparison.com, have got the best deal going on one at the moment: free.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX150 First Thoughts

The folks at Panasonic obviously don't believe the megapixel wars are over: the recently introduced Lumix DMC FX150 generates absolutely mammoth 14.7 megapixel images. But with a 28mm wide-angle lens[...]

Casio Exilim EX-FC100

The Casio Exilim FC100 offers high speed video capture (up to 1,000 fps) and high speed burst (up to 30 fps) functions. Other features include YouTube Capture mode, 9.1 megapixel[...]

Kodak EasyShare Z980

The Kodak EasyShare Z980 features a massive 24x optical zoom lens, vertical shutter release function, image stabilization technology, less than .2 second click-to-capture speed, 3.0″ LCD and 12 megapixel resolution.

Budget-friendly Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS85 announced

Nothing about the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS85 is cutting-edge, but combine a very solid list of features that includes optical image stabilization, plenty of resolution, and a 4x zoom lens with[...]

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS15, DMC-FS7 join Lumix FS line

We were disappointed that Panasonic didn't have any news to share with the world at last week's Consumer Electronics Show, but the company has rectified that situation this morning with[...]

Casio Exilim EX-Z300 Review

Casio's slim, stylish Exilim EX-Z300 serves up a huge number of auto-exposure shooting modes, class-comparable resolution, and a bigger helping of shooting speed than most ultracompacts. But is it enough[...]

Pentax K2000 Review

"Small" and "light" haven't always been part of Pentax's K-series vocabulary, but the new 10.2 megapixel Pentax K2000 looks to change this perception with a new release that's smaller, lighter,[...]

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3 gets firmware update

Panasonic has rolled out a firmware update for its Lumix DMC-LX3 advanced compact.

Head to Head: Nikon D60 vs. Pentax K2000

What makes the perfect consumer DSLR? After great images and a reasonable price, compactness may be the most important consideration in choosing an everyday DSLR. With that in mind, we[...]

Pentax taking pre-orders on K2000 Limited Edition

We received word that those of you who have been anxiously awaiting your chance to purchase the visually striking K2000 Limited Edition are in luck. This week, Pentax has opened[...]

Users Speak Out: Fujifilm FinePix S1000fd

Our Users Speak Out column returns for 2009 with a sampling of actual user opinions about the Fujifilm FinePix S1000fd. The S1000fd has been riding near the top of our[...]

Olympus E-30 Review

Olympus has been late to the enthusiast DSLR party, but the new 12.3 megapixel Olympus E-30 has the potential to steal users from Canon and Nikon with some unique, creativity-focused[...]

New software hack lets Canon DSLRs with LiveView record video

New software hack lets Canon DSLRs with LiveView record video

Olympus E-500

The Olympus E-500 features a 2.5″ LCD, 8 megapixel full frame transfer CCD, and 15 different scene modes to choose from. This digital SLR is compatible with a wide range[...]

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX48, DMC-FX580 update FX line

Panasonic took the wraps off two new FX cameras this morning: the ultracompact Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX48, and the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX580 touch screen model. Both cameras offer 12.1 megapixel resolution,[...]

Panasonic announces waterproof/shockproof Lumix DMC-TS1

Today's most surprising Panasonic announcement came in the form of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS1, the manufacturer's first waterproof/dustproof/shockproof digital camera. HD video capture, a 4.6x optical zoom, and a 2.7[...]

Panasonic replaces TZ cameras with 12x zoom Lumix DMC-ZS3, ZS1

What was once TZ is now ZS. That's the news that we expect to come out of a Panasonic press conference later this morning in Miami, where the electronics giant[...]

Panasonic seeks 15 percent of digicam market by 2010

In a forward-looking press conference this morning, Panasonic announced its intent to control 15 percent of the digital camera market worldwide by 2010.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS1

The Lumix TS1 will be Panasonic’s first waterproof, shockproof rugged camera. Rubber padding and reinforced glass and carbon resins inside the camera will help fortify it against the elements. Other[...]

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3 will be the successor to the popular Lumix TZ. It shares many of the same features as the Lumix DMC-ZS1, such as a powerful 12x zoom[...]

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS1

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS1, alongside the ZS3, replaces the popular TZ series of digital compacts. The ZS1 shares many features with the ZS3, including a powerful 12x zoom lens and[...]

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3: Hands-On Preview and Image Gallery

Following up on yesterday's official announcement of the new 10.1 megapixel Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3 compact ultrazoom, Panasonic was gracious enough to give us the afternoon to take a pre-production sample[...]

Nikon Coolpix S560 Review

It seems like the Nikon Coolpix S550 just rolled out, but with a one-two punch, the manufacturer has refreshed this platform with the launch of the Nikon Coolpix S560. Bringing[...]