February 2009 Camera Articles

Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for February 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 February of 2009

Below are the 90 Camera articles for February of 2009

Pocket zoom Nikon Coolpix S630, touch screen Coolpix S230 unveiled

The touch screen Nikon Coolpix S230 and compact, 7x zoom Nikon Coolpix S630 were the headline-grabbing launches from among four new additions - the S630, S620, S230, and S220 models[...]

Nikon debuts budget-minded Coolpix L100 15x ultrazoom

Hailed as a "fantastic choice for the family photographer" in Nikon's press materials, the new Nikon Coolpix L100 brings a 15x wide-angle optic and technologies derived from the flagship Coolpix[...]

Nikon rolls out Coolpix P90 with 24x zoom

Kodak and Olympus stirred the ultrazoom pot in their CES announcements, and tonight Nikon joined the fray with the launch of the 24x zoom, 12.1 megapixel Nikon Coolpix P90. Building[...]

PrinterComparison.com: Examining HP iPrint

HP announced the release of a new application available for iPhone and iPod Touch users - iPrint - in December. The idea behind the new application is to allow users[...]

Nikon Coolpix P90

The Nikon P90 is an ultrazoom with a digital SLR-style build. It boasts a 24x optical wide-angle zoom lens. It also features a 3.0″ tilting LCD monitor and Nikon’s EXPEED[...]

Nikon Coolpix L100

The Nikon L100 is a budget-friendly ultrazoom featuring a 10.0 megapixel resolution sensor, 3.0″ LCD with anti-glare coating, and a 15x wide-angle zoom lens.

Nikon CoolPix S630

The CoolPix S630 is a pocket-sized camera with a sizable 7x optical zoom. It features a 12 megapixel resolution sensor, 2.7″ LCD with anti-glare coating, and Nikon’s Smart Portrait technology.

Nikon Coolpix S230

The Nikon CoolPix S230 features a 10.0 megapixel sensor, 4x optical zoom, and a 3.0″ touch screen.

Fujifilm launches FinePix F200EXR with innovative sensor

During Photokina, Fujifilm gave us the heads-up on a forthcoming Super CCD sensor technology with the potential to be a game changer for compact cameras. Building on that technology, Fuji[...]

Nikon Coolpix S620

The Nikon Coolpix S620 features a 12.2 megapixel resolution sensor, 4x wide-angle NIKKOR glass lens, Nikon’s EXPEED image processor, and a 2.7 inch LCD monitor.

Nikon Coolpix S220

The Nikon Coolpix S220 is a budget-friendly and very slim ultracompact featuring a 10.0 megapixel resolution, 3x optical zoom, EXPEED image processor, and a 2.5 inch LCD monitor.

Fujifilm FinePix F200EXR

The FinePix F200EXR is the first compact camera equipped with Fujifilm’s latest sensor technology. The Super CCD EXR sensor is designed to capture high-quality images in low-light shooting situations. Features[...]

Fujifilm A150

The Fujifilm A150 is a slim camera featuring a 3.0 inch LCD, unique 10 x 10 thumbnail view, picture stabilization technology, and 3x optical zoom.

Pentax offering $100 instant rebate on K20D

Pentax has announced a price drop for its K20D prosumer DSLR. For a limited time, all body-only and body-and-lens configurations for the K20D will be priced with a $100 instant[...]

Most Popular Digital Cameras of January 2009

Our first Most Popular list of 2009 rolls in with most of the same hardware that we saw on the last list of 2008. Canon gave up a few of[...]

Fujifilm announces FinePix A150

Fujifilm has introduced another player into the budget-friendly digital compact game - the Fujifilm A150.

Nikon Coolpix S610 Review

Following close on the heels of the Nikon S600, the Nikon Coolpix S610 premium ultracompact provides a few nice upgrades in a redesigned platform for the manufacturer's latest Wi-Fi camera.[...]

Users Speak Out: Canon PowerShot A590 IS

A year may not seem like an especially long time, but in world of point-and-shoot cameras, it's an eternity. Which is what makes the long-running Canon PowerShot A590 IS -[...]

Casio Exilim EX-Z150 Review

Portability and affordability are the name of the game with the tiny Casio Exilim EX-Z150. The low cost of this stylish ultracompact is definitely a perk, but too many performance[...]

Olympus Stylus 550WP

The Olympus Stylus 550WP is a compact point-and-shoot built for underwater use up to ten feet. It features a 10 megapixel resolution sensor, 2.5 inch LCD, and face detection technology.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S950

The Cyber-shot DSC-S950 offers a variety of features in a compact design. Face Detection technology automatically detects up to eight faces and optimizes focus and exposure settings while a 4x[...]

Nikon Coolpix L20

The Nikon Coolpix L20 is a 10.0 megapixel camera with a 3.0 inch LCD, 3.6x optical zoom-NIKKOR glass lens, and motion detection technology to reduce image blur.

Nikon Coolpix L19

The Coolpix L19 is an 8.0 megapixel camera featuring a 3.6x optical zoom-NIKKOR glass lens, a 2.7 inch LCD, motion detection technology to reduce image blur, and a simplified Easy[...]

Dell spices up compact photo printer line with Wasabi

Dell entered the compact photo printer game today with the official launch of the Wasabi, a compact photo printer designed to print small snapshots on the go.

Nikon announces AF-S DX Nikkor 35mm f/1.8 G lens

Nikon announced yesterday their new DX-format AF-S NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8 G lens.

Canon Pixma iP4600 Printer Review

Baby brother to the powerful iP4500, the affordable Canon Pixma iP4600 bucks the all-in-one trend in favor of an emphasis on one thing: printing. You won't find scanning, fax, or[...]

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX150 Review

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX150 delivers on consumer desires for more power and more resolution, generating absolutely mammoth 14.7 megapixel images while also including all the bells and whistles users have[...]

PMA 2009: Digital Camera News Headquarters

CES may be behind us for another year, but the big news in the photo world - the annual PMA show - is quickly drawing close. With only two weeks[...]

Fujifilm updates fashion-forward Z and budget-conscious J models

In their round of pre-PMA announcements, Fujifilm has unveiled the FinePix J20, FinePix J250, and Z30 FinePix ultracompact cameras.

Fujifilm dives into waterproof cams with FinePix Z33WP

Fujifilm has announced the first waterproof addition to its family of stylish point-and-shoot cameras, the FinePix Z33WP. Boldly styled to match its Z-series counterparts and attractively priced under $200, Fuji[...]

Fujifilm updates S1000 with FinePix S1500

Fujifilm has announced the FinePix S1500, successor to the SLR-style FinePix S1000. The S1500 is an update to a popular model - the S1000 has been one of the most[...]

Sony adds Cyber-shot DSC-W230, DSC-W290 to W series

It seems that a 10.0 megapixel point-and-shoot just won't cut it anymore: in their pre-PMA camera announcements, Sony unveiled the Cyber-shot DSC-W230 and DSC-W290 models, both sporting 12.1 megapixel sensors.

Sony unveils Cyber-shot DSC-T900 and DSC-T90 premium point-and-shoots

The Cyber-shot DSC-T90 and DSC-T900 offer style and technology updates to the T70 and T700. Look for more megapixels, HD movie mode, and some new technology in the latest models[...]

Sony expands ultrazoom line with Cyber-shot DSC-H20

In an announcement this morning, Sony showed off plans to update its compact ultrazoom. The new camera, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H20, builds on the popular H10, with more intelligent auto[...]

Samsung launches quartet of new SL models

In anticipation of PMA, Samsung has updated its SL series of point-and-shoot models to include four new offerings: the wide-angle, HD-video ready Samsung SL820, the premium Samsung SL620, and the[...]

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T900

The Cyber-shot T900 is an ultra-slim, premium point-and-shoot. It features a 3.5 inch touch screen, 720p HD movie recording capability, Sony’s Intelligent Auto function and face detection technology.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T90

The Cyber-shot T90 packs many of the features of the T900, such as 12.1 megapixel resolution and 720p HD video recording, but at a lower cost. The touch screen on[...]

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W230

The Cyber-shot W230 is one of Sony’s entry-level W series cameras. It features a 3.0 inch LCD, face detection technology, optical image stabilization, 7 pre-programmed scene modes, and BIONZ image[...]

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W290

Sony’s Cyber-shot W290 is a higher-end W series compact. It’s still a budget-friendly camera, but adds a few more features than entry-level W Cyber-shots. This model features a 3.0 inch[...]

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H20

The Sony Cyber-shot H20 is a compact ultra-zoom featuring a 3.0 inch LCD, BIONZ image processor, optical image stabilization, face detection technology, and 720p HD movie recording.

Fujifilm FinePix S1500

The FujiFilm FinePix S1500 is the successor to the popular S1000 ultrazoom. This updated model features a 10 megapixel sensor, automatic scene recognition, mechanical image stabilization, and a 2.7 inch[...]

Fujifilm FinePix Z33WP

The FujiFilm FinePix Z33WP is go-anywhere compact camera, and is waterproof up to 10 feet underwater. It features a 2.7 inch LCD, a Blog shooting mode, face detection technology, automatic[...]

Samsung SL820

The SL820 is a user-friendly compact camera with a 3.0 inch LCD. It features a 28mm wide-angle lens, image stabilization technology, and is the first SL series camera to offer[...]

Samsung SL620

The Samsung SL620 shares several features with the SL820, such as 12.2 megapixel resolution and 5x optical zoom, but doesn’t offer the HD video recording of the SL820. Other specs[...]

Samsung SL202

The SL202 features a 2.7 inch LCD and a set of basic, user-friendly programs such as face detection technology, image stabilization, and Smart Auto mode.

Samsung SL30

The SL30 is a basic, entry-level compact digital. It features a 2.5 inch LCD, digital image stabilization, face detection technology, and MJPEG video recording mode.

Fujifilm FinePix Z30

The Z30 represents the third generation of Fujifilm’s fashion-oriented Z series of compact cameras. It features a 2.7 inch LCD, 3x optical zoom lens, dual movie/still photo shutter releases, and[...]

Fujifilm FinePix J20

The FinePix J20 is a budget-friendly compact with a 10.0 megapixel sensor, 2.7 inch LCD, and a slim design at only 17.4mm thick.

Fujifilm FinePix J250

The FinePix J250 is a budget-friendly compact camera. Though similar to the FinePix J20, it offers a few more features at a slightly higher price. The J250 features a 10.0[...]

Four new Canon PowerShot SD models update Digital ELPH series

The affordable Canon PowerShot SD1200 IS, thin and stylish SD 780 IS, and flagship SD960 IS and SD970 IS models update several popular ultracompacts in Canon's Digital ELPH series. Key[...]

Canon rolls out first waterproof PowerShot with D10

The Canon PowerShot D10 may look like something from science fiction, but its rugged design and moderate price are a recognition of the fact that many casual shooters are seeking[...]

Canon PowerShot SX200 IS joins manufacturer’s ultrazoom offerings

Canon has rounded out its line of mid-priced ultrazooms today with the launch of the Canon PowerShot SX200 IS. Update to the platform that launched the popular SX100 and SX110[...]

It’s official: Canon PowerShot SX1 IS coming to the U.S.

It's been five long months since the SX1 was announced internationally, but today Canon made it known that the 10.0 megapixel, 20x zoom Canon PowerShot SX1 IS is officially on[...]

Canon PowerShot A1100 IS, A2100 IS refresh current A models

In addition to today's onslaught of new and updated products, Canon has opted to lightly refresh its PowerShot A1000 and A2000 models.

Canon PowerShot D10

The PowerShot D10 is a ruggedized point-and-shoot with a 12.1 megapixel resolution. Canon boasts that this camera is freezeproof down 14 degrees, waterproof over thirty feet, and shock-proof up to[...]

Canon PowerShot SX1 IS

The Canon PowerShot SX1 features a CMOS sensor with a 10.0 megapixel resolution. Other specs include 2.8 inch swivel LCD, DIGIC IV image processor, and full 1080p HD video recording.

Canon PowerShot SX200 IS

The Canon PowerShot SX200 IS combines a compact design with a 12x optical zoom lens. It features a high resolution 3.0 inch LCD and HD shooting at 1280 x 720[...]

Canon PowerShot SD1200 IS

The PowerShot SD1200 is a point-and-shoot with a 2.5 inch LCD, Canon’s DIGIC IV processor, and optical image stabilization.

Canon PowerShot SD780

One of Canon’s slimmest cameras, the SD780 features a 2.5 inch LCD, optical image stabilization, and HD video capture in 1280×720 resolution.

Canon PowerShot SD960

The PowerShot SD960 features a minimalist design and user interface. It sports a 2.8 inch LCD and a 4x wide-angle zoom lens with optical image stabilization, HD movie recording, and[...]

Canon PowerShot SD970

The PowerShot SD970 is a compact point-and-shoot featuring optical image stabilization, a 3.0 inch LCD, and Canon’s Smart Auto system.

Canon PowerShot A1100

The Canon PowerShot A1100 is a compact point-and-shoot with user-friendly features such as optical image stabilization, DIGIC IV image processor, and Canon’s Smart Auto function.

Canon PowerShot A2100 IS

The PowerShot A2100 sports a 3.0 inch LCD, DIGIC IV image processor, and optical image stabilization. It’s a user-friendly point and shoot with a sleek, compact design.

Sony S980

The Cybershot S980 is a compact point-and-shoot featuring a 12.1 megapixel resolution, 2.7 inch LCD, face detection technology and image stabilization.

Ricoh CX1 brings HDR to point-and-shoots

The Ricoh CX1 is a unique compact long-zoom camera with several distinctive functions - including a built-in HDR mode, a 3.0 inch LCD, and a new image processor and 9.3[...]

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S980 features high resolution, small price point

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S980 debuted earlier this week in a flurry of pre-PMA camera announcements. It's a basic point-and-shoot, but Sony has managed to equip it with a couple of[...]

Pentax Optio E70

The Pentax Optio is a compact with triple anti-shake technology, face recognition, and a 2.5 inch LCD.

Pentax Optio P70

The Pentax Optio P70 features a 12.0 megpixel resolution, 2.7 inch LCD, and a variety of user-friendly shoot modes such as smile capture function.

Canon PowerShot SD780 IS First Thoughts

The Canon PowerShot SD780 IS was just announced on Tuesday, but Canon's rapid-fire shipping department had a production-ready review unit in our waiting hands yesterday afternoon. The 12.1 megapixel, 3x[...]

Samsung rolls out HZ15W boasting 10x zoom, higher resolution

Is it a compact? Is it an ultrazoom? The Samsung HZ15W, announced this morning, is both. Boasting a 10x optical zoom lens, it will be one of the most powerful[...]

Samsung TL320 will feature AMOLED display, retro-chic design

In the quiet after the storm of new camera announcements last week, Samsung has introduced the TL320. Billed as the first digital camera to feature an AMOLED display with HVGA[...]

Samsung TL320

The TL320 is a 12.2 megapixel point-and-shoot with a unique 3.0 inch AMOLED display. It also features 720p HD movie recording, full manual or automatic shooting, and dual image stabilization.

Samsung HZ15W

The Samsung HZ15W is a compact point-and-shoot with a powerful 10x optical zoom lens. It features a 3.0 inch LCD, 720p HD video recording, dual image stabilization and manual or[...]

Samsung CL5

The Samsung CL5 is a multimedia-oriented compact camera featuring a 2.7 inch LCD and an integrated MP3 player. This point-and-shoot is also equipped with Samsung’s “smart auto” system, 11 pre-loaded[...]

Olympus goes public with mid-level E-620

Today, Olympus has announced yet another mid-priced, high-spec DSLR to round out its growing line of interchangeable-lens cameras. The 12.3 megapixel Olympus E-620 sits squarely in the middle of Olympus's[...]

Olympus E-620 Hands On Video Preview

Prior to today's official announcement of the Olympus E-620, we were fortunate enough to get to spend a little time with a pre-production version of Olympus's latest consumer DSLR, and[...]

Olympus E-620

The 12.3 megapixel Olympus E-620 sits squarely in the middle of Olympus’s current DSLR offerings high imaging power, but at a lower cost. It features a “Live MOS” Four Thirds[...]

Canon PowerShot A480

The Canon PowerShot A480 is a 10.0 megapixel compact with a 2.5 inch LCD, DIGIC III image processor, 15 shooting modes, and face detection technology.

Adobe offers Photoshop update

As Adobe announced today, Photoshop CS4 users can now download a free update for a leaner, meaner Photoshop. With the 11.0.1 update, Adobe hopes to iron out a few performance[...]

Epson Stylus Photo R1900 Printer Review

The Epson Stylus Photo R1900 is Epson's latest and greatest wide-format photo printer, and it offers incredible print quality, versatility and speed so you can make lab-quality photos in your[...]

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS25

The Panasonic Lumix FS25 is a 12.1 megapixel camera with a 3.0 inch LCD, optical image stabilization, face detection technology, and automatic shooting modes.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX580

The Panasonic Lumix FX580 features a 3.0 inch touch screen, face recognition technology, and optical image stabilization.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX48

The Panasonic Lumix FX48, like other Lumix cameras in its generation, features a 12.1 megapixel resolution. This model also sports a 25mm wide angle lens with 5x optical zoom, optical[...]

Pentax DA* 55mm f/1.4 SDM Lens Review

Mention the name "Pentax" around photographers and most of them will immediately think of fantastic prime lenses. Pentax has long been famous for making some of the best prime lenses[...]

Casio Exilim EX-FS10

The Casio Exilim FS10, comparable in size to a playing card, features a 9.1 megapixel CMOS sensor and 30 fps shooting. It measures 3.8 x 2.3 x .64 inches.

Casio Exilim EX-S12

The Casio Exilim S12 features a 12.1 megapixel sensor, 3x optical zoom, 41 Best Shot pre-programmed scene modes, and a 2.7 inch LCD.

Casio Exilim EX-Z270

The Exilim Z270 is equipped with Casio’s EXILIM Engine 4.0 image processor which allows new functionality with lower energy consumption. It also features image stabilization technology and a 2.7 inch[...]

Casio Exilim EX-Z400

The Casio Exilim EX-Z400 features a 3.0 inch LCD, wide-angle 28mm, 4x optical zoom lens, and a 12.1 megapixel resolution sensor with anti-shake technology.

Olympus FE-3000

The Olympus FE-3000 is a compact point-and-shoot with face detection technology, intelligent auto mode, and VGA movie capture with sound.

Olympus FE-3010

The 12 megapixel FE-3010 features a 2.7 inch LCD, intelligent auto shooting, face detection, and digital image stabilization.