March 2009 Camera Articles

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

Below are the 57 Camera articles for March of 2009 heads to PMA 2009

With the show floor at PMA 2009 opening first thing on Tuesday morning, it's time for the staff of, along with our colleagues from our sister site, to[...]

Samsung NX concept features compact footprint, APS-C sensor

PMA 2009 doesn't officially open for another day, but Samsung's already trying to steal the show with the announcement of its NX concept camera. Using an APS-C sensor and removing[...]

Pentax launches X70 ultrazoom

Pentax has entered previously uncharted territory today with the launch of its first ultrazoom "bridge" camera, the Pentax X70. Designed as a compact, lightweight, and inexpensive alternative to a DSLR,[...]

Sony unveils Cyber-shot HX1 ultrazoom with CMOS sensor

At a pre-PMA press conference today, Sony announced another player on its roster of high zoom, compact cameras. This time, they've introduced a CMOS sensor to the lineup in the[...]

Pentax brings DA 15mm f/4 Limited to PMA

Pentax's latest wide-angle lens, the DA 15mm f/4 ED AL Limited, has been anticipated for some time, but the manufacturer provided retail release information and final specs on the new[...]

Kodak launches affordable 10x ultrazoom with EasyShare Z915

Kodak has significantly restyled its Z series of ultrazooms with the launch of the Kodak EasyShare Z915. Announced in conjunction with PMA 2009, the Z915 seems to provide some impressive[...]

Casio adds Exilim EX-Z29 to line of budget-friendly compacts

It's day one of PMA and Casio has announced a new addition to their family of budget compacts, the Exilim EX-Z29, joining the 10-plus megapixel point-and-shoot club. While not a[...]

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH1 adds full HD video to Micro Four Thirds system

At a press conference this morning, Panasonic revealed tech specs for its latest Micro Four Thirds camera, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH1 and though it's hardly surprising, the big[...]

Panasonic launches a pair of Micro Four Thirds lenses

In a press conference this morning, Panasonic has added two Lumix G Micro Four Thirds lenses to its lineup: the Lumix G Vario HD 14-140mm f/4.0-5.8 ASPH/Mega O.I.S., and the[...]

PMA 2009: Monday Wrap-Up

Pentax shows off X70, DA 15mm Nikon ultrazooms in sizes large and small Canon Pixma Pro models out in the open The economy looms large...again[...]

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH1

The Lumix GH1 is a micro four-thirds SLR with a 12.1 megapixel Live MOS sensor. It builds on the model of its predecessor, the G1, by adding 1080p HD video[...]

Samsung NX concept comes into focus

Samsung got the jump on other manufacturers in announcing the NX series - a line of concept cameras that put an APS-C sensor into a compact body. Prototypes were on[...]

PMA 2009: Tuesday Wrap-Up

Up close and personal with the Lumix GH1 Video demo: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1 Auto scene recognition is 2009's big hit Hands on with Canon's latest[...]

Hands on, sample photos with the Fujifilm FinePix F200EXR

Fujifilm had several new products to show off publicly at this week's PMA show - most notably, the new FinePix F200EXR. We spent some hands on time, and even fired[...]

Olympus FE-5010

The Olympus FE-5010 is a 12 megapixel camera with dual image stabilization, intelligent auto mode, and advanced face detection technology.

Olympus Stylus Tough-6000

The durable Stylus 6000-Tough is shockproof up to a 5 foot drop, waterproof up to 10 feet, and freezeproof down to 14 degrees fahrenheit. It also features Olympus’s tap control[...]

Olympus Stylus Tough-8000

The Olympus Stylus Tough-8000 is a durable compact shockproof up to a 6.6 foot drop, waterproof to 33 feet, crushproof up to 220 lbs and freezeproof down to 14 degrees[...]

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GE adds waterproof G3WP, touch-screen E1250TW models to point-and-shoot lineup

GE's camera announcements for 2009 begin with a first for the manufacturer - a waterproof camera, the G3WP. The G3WP, the touch-screen E1250TW, and seven others round out the 2009[...]

Eye-Fi adds video file transfer to wireless SD cards, bumps up storage space

Eye-Fi, a manufacturer of memory cards with wireless photo sharing capability, has announced a new generation of cards that incorporate video file sharing and more storage space. They're also lowering[...]

Olympus Stylus 7000

The Stylus 7000 features a 3.0 inch LCD, dual image stabilization, Olympus’s intelligent auto function, and face detection technology.

PMA 2009: Show Wrap-Up

Smaller show, fewer announcements for '09 DCR's "Show Floor Oddity" award winners No firm details on launch of Fuji 3D camera Hands on with the[...]


The G3WP is the first waterproof digital camera from GE. Waterproof up to ten feet underwater, it features a 2.7 inch LCD, up to 3200 ISO, and pan-capture panorama mode.


The GE X3 features a high 12x optical zoom lens, 2.7 inch LCD, automatic scene detection, and pan-capture panorama shooting mode.

GE A950

The GE A950 features a 2.5 inch LCD, up to 1600 ISO, pan-capture panorama shooting mode, and auto scene detection technology.

GE A1035

The GE A1035 features a 2.5 inch LCD, up to 1600 ISO, pan-capture panorama shooting mode, and auto scene detection technology.

GE A1050

The GE 1050 features a 2.5 inch LCD, up to 1600 ISO, pan-capture panorama shooting mode, and auto scene detection technology.

GE A1235

The GE A1235 features a 2.5 inch LCD, up to 1600 ISO, pan-capture panorama shooting mode, and auto scene detection technology.

GE A1250

The GE A1250 features a 2.5 inch LCD, up to 1600 ISO, pan-capture panorama shooting mode, and automatic scene detection technology.

GE E1250TW

The GE E1250TW features a 3.0 inch touch screen LCD, HDTV output capability, pan-capture panorama mode, and auto scene detection technology.

GE E1255W

The GE E1255W features a 3.0 inch LCD, slightly larger than other GE LCDs, up 1600 ISO, pan-capture panorama mode, and automatic scene detection technology.

GE E1276W

The GE E1276W is a higher zoom model with a 28mm wide angle, 7x optical zoom lens. It also features up to 3200 ISO, pan-capture panorama shooting mode, and auto[...]

Casio Exilim EX-Z29

The Casio Exilim Z29, part of Casio’s line of higher zoom point-and-shoots, features a 2.7 inch LCD, 23 best shot modes with pre-programmed shooting settings, and auto face detection technology.

Kodak EasyShare Z915

The Kodak EasyShare Z915 features a 2.5 inch LCD, Kodak’s integrated smart capture feature, some manual shooting controls, and is powered by AA batteries.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S980

The Sony Cyber-shot S980 features a 2.7 inch LCD, face detection technology, steady shot image stabilization, and up to ISO 3200.

Canon PowerShot SD780 IS Review

Just to make this clear from the beginning: the Canon PowerShot SD780 IS isn't going to beat out more advanced point-and-shoots when it comes to pure photographic power. When it[...]

Canon PowerShot SX200 IS First Thoughts

The Canon PowerShot SX200 IS is Canon's latest offering in the growing compact ultrazoom segment. Our SX200 review unit rolled in today, and we've pulled together some sample shots and[...]

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX37 Review

A light update to the popular FX35, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX37 keeps all of the bells and whistles that made its predecessor such a fun, flexible camera: it's slim, chic,[...]

Kodak EasyShare M340

Available in red, blue, green and silver, the EasyShare M340 is a digital compact featuring Kodak’s smart capture feature, a 2.7 inch LCD, and blur-reduction technology. launches video library

Today,, along with the rest of the sites of the family, is proud to announce the launch of our network-wide video library.

Users Speak Out: Nikon Coolpix P80

Ultrazooms are hot right now, and shoppers looking for a new camera in this space have been checking out the Nikon Coolpix P80. Our own review of this model was[...]

Western Digital My Book World Edition Review

The Western Digital My Book World Edition is a high performance network storage solution wrapped inside an attractive casing that allows you to share files with multiple computers over the[...]

Nikon Coolpix S230 First Thoughts

Before we subjected our Nikon Coolpix S230 test sample to the rigors of a full review, we took it out for a spin around the block just to see how[...]

Olympus Stylus 9000

The Olympus Stylus is equipped with a 12.0 megapixel sensor, a 10x optical zoom lens, dual image stabilization, automatic scene recognition mode, and in-camera panorama shooting.

Olympus SP-565 UZ Review

The smallest and lightest of Olympus's current ultrazooms, the Olympus SP-565UZ represents a minor update to its sibling, the 570UZ. Affordably priced for its class, the 565UZ doesn't skimp on[...]

Tamron rolls out F/2.0 SP AF60mm macro lens

Lens manufacturer Tamron announced today the SP AF60mm lens, boasting a maximum aperture of F/20.

Pentax to release 30 megapixel DSLR next year

As part of an upcoming Japanese photo expo, Pentax Japan recently announced the development of a 30 megapixel digital SLR to be released sometime next year. The 645 Digital[...]

Canon releases Rebel T1i with HD video capture

While rumors have been hinting at a new Canon DSLR the past few days, Canon's just now gone and made it official. The Canon Rebel T1i brings a 15.1-megapixel[...]

Canon EOS Rebel T1i

The Canon Rebel T1i features a 15.1 megapixel sensor and full HD video recording. A 3.0 Clear View LCD offers 920,000 dots of resolution for crisp review images with highly[...]

Nikon AF-S DX 35mm f/1.8G Lens Review

The Nikkor AF-S DX 35mm f/1.8G prime came as a surprise: Nikon has been more well-known for its zoom lens development in recent years. But with the new 35mm f/1.8,[...]

Nikon CoolPix L16

The Nikon CoolPix L16 is a 7.1 megapixel camera featuring a 3x Zoom-NIKKOR lens, 2.8 inch LCD, and Easy Auto shooting mode.

Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Canon’s update to the popular full frame EOS 5D, the EOS 5D Mark II, has a stunning 21.1-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor with DIGIC 4 Image Processor, an ISO Range of[...]

Samsung HZ10W

The Samsung HZ10W is a compact ultrazoom featuring a Schneider-KREUZNACH lens, dual-image stabilization, and a 2.7 inch LCD.

Canon PowerShot SD960 IS Review

At first glance, the Canon PowerShot SD960 IS is your typical point-and-shoot, featuring the easy-to-use controls, smooth navigation, and basic operations most casual shooters expect. Although the SD960 is not[...]

Olympus announces E-450 entry-level SLR

Olympus has just announced another addition to their SLR family, the E-450. Combining creative art filters from the E-30 with the portability of the E-400 line, Olympus hopes to put[...]

Olympus E-450

The Olympus E-450 is a compact, entry-level SLR featuring a 2.7 inch LCD with Live View and a 10 megapixel Live MOS sensor. It comes equipped with 18 pre-set scene[...]

Casio Exilim EX-S5

The Casio Exilim EX-S5 features a 10 megapixel sensor, dynamic photo function, and a 2.7 inch LCD.