August 2009 Camera Articles

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

Below are the 45 Camera articles for August of 2009

Canon releases firmware update for EOS 50D

Canon has released a firmware update, version 1.0.7, for its advanced amateur/semi-professional DSLR, the EOS 50D.

Canon PowerShot A2100 IS First Thoughts

Since the introduction of the pioneering little A20 almost ten years ago, Canon's PowerShot "A" series cameras have earned a high degree of popularity and loyalty from consumers. Based on[...]

Nikon Coolpix S1000pj

The Nikon Coolpix S1000pj is combination digital camera and photo projector capable of displaying images and videos at up to 40 inches. It boasts a 12.1 megapixel sensor, 5x optical[...]

Nikon Coolpix S70

The Nikon Coolpix S70 is a slim, 12.1 megapixel camera featuring a large 3.5 inch touch responsive display. It’s also equipped with a 5x Nikkor lens, 720p HD video recording,[...]

Nikon Coolpix S570

The Nikon Coolpix S570 is a compact 12.0 megapixel camera featuring Nikon’s 4-Way VR Image Stabilization system, 2.7 inch LCD, and up to ISO 3200 sensitivity for low-light shooting.

Nikon Coolpix S640

The Nikon Coolpix S640 is a slim, light 12.2 megapixel camera boasting an improvement in auto focus speed, 4-Way VR Image Stabilization system, and up to ISO 6400 sensitivity for[...]

Nikon rolls out Coolpix S640, S570 and touch screen S70

Three new cameras, the Coolpix S640, Coolpix S570 and Coolpix S70, enter Nikon's stylish S series lineup this morning. The S70 boasts a 3.5 inch touch responsive OLED and 720p[...]

Nikon unveils Coolpix S1000pj with built-in projector

Nikon announces today a digital imaging first - a camera with a built-in projector. The Coolpix S1000pj is a 12.1 megapixel compact that will allow users to display photos and[...]

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W180

The Sony Cyber-shot W180 is a competitively priced compact featuring a 10.1 megapixel CCD sensor, 3x optical zoom lens, a 2.7 inch LCD and high ISO sensitivity mode up to[...]

Toshiba launches 64GB SDXC memory card

In an August 4, 2009, press release, Toshiba Corporation announced the launch of the world's first 64GB SDXC (extended capacity) memory card.

Pentax rolls out Optio P80, E80 compacts

Pentax will be bringing a pair of new Optio cameras - the entry-level E80, and the performance-minded P80 - to market next month. Targeting budget conscious buyers, the new Optios[...]

Pentax Optio WS80 touts HD underwater movies

In addition to updates to its P- and E-series Optio models, Pentax has announced plans to launch a new waterproof point-and-shoot. The new 10 megapixel Pentax Optio WS80 builds on[...]

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-TX1 and DSC-WX1 hit the ground running

Sony brings the high-speed sensor technology of the Cyber-shot HX1 to two slimmer and smaller new packages with the announcement of the Cyber-shot DSC-TX1 and Cyber-shot DSC-WX1. The new EXMOR[...]

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX1

The Sony Cyber-shot TX1 brings the high-speed shooting capabilities of the HX1 to a slim, ultra-compact form factor. The 10.2 megapixel EXMOR R CMOS sensor offers improved low-light performance and[...]

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

The Sony Cyber-shot WX1 features an EXMOR R CMOS sensor that offers improved low light performance and up to 10 fps shooting mode. Other specs include a 2.7 inch LCD,[...]

Sony introduces Party-shot, an automatic photographer

Sony has introduced the Party-shot personal photographer, a camera dock that pans 360 degrees automatically detecting faces, adjusting composition and snapping photos for you.

Canon PowerShot A2100 IS Review

The Canon PowerShot A2100 IS promises big performance in a little package with a 12.1 megapixel sensor, 6x optically stabilized lens, and DIGIC IV image processor. Our first impressions were[...]

Ricoh releases firmware 2.40 for GR Digital II

Ricoh has released a firmware update, version 2.40, for its fixed focus, rangefinder-style camera, the GR Digital II.

Nikon Coolpix P90 Review

The Nikon Coolpix P90 packs a 24x zoom along with a 12.1 megapixel sensor and an articulating LCD. It's loaded with other features like face detection, but so are most[...]

Polaroid Corp. t1031

The 10.0 megapixel Polaroid t1031 features 3x optical zoom, anti-shake image stabilization, and in-camera red eye removal.

Samsung TL225

The Samsung TL225 boasts two LCDs and a 12.2 megapixel sensor. A 1.5 inch LCD on the front panel offers photographers the chance to line up a self-portrait without missing[...]

Samsung TL220

The Samsung TL220 boasts two LCDs and a 12.2 megapixel sensor. A 1.5 inch LCD on the front panel offers photographers the chance to line up a self-portrait without missing[...]

Samsung introduces dual-LCD TL220 and TL225

Samsung unveiled today the TL220 and TL225, a pair of slim 12.2 megapixel shooters each armed with not one, but two LCDs. In addition to a touch screen on the[...]

Samsung CL65

The Samsung CL65 offers WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity as well as built-in geo-tagging. Other features include a 5x optical zoom lens, 12.2 megapixel sensor, and a 3.5 inch high-resolution touch[...]

Samsung CL65 supports Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity

Samsung announces today the CL65 with WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity. It's also equipped with built-in geo-tagging and boasts an impressive 1,125K resolution 3.5 inch touch LCD. Add 720p HD video[...]

Olympus E-P1 Review

Ever wondered what would happen if you took the high quality sensor and interchangeable lenses from a DSLR and packed them into a pocket-sized camera? The new Olympus E-P1 does[...]

Canon PowerShot A480 First Thoughts

Our first look at the Canon PowerShot A480 highlights the similarities between this model and the last Canon we reviewed, the PowerShot A2100 IS. Both cameras share loads of nifty[...]

Casio Exilim Zoom EX-Z450, EX-Z90 released

Casio announces today the Exilim Zoom EX-Z450 and Exilim Zoom EX-Z90, a pair of cameras equipped with a new Intelligent AF system and 720p HD video recording. Both 12 megapixel[...]

Canon refreshes point and shoot lineup with PowerShot G11 and more

Canon this morning took the wraps off of their new digital camera lineup; rumors and leaked images had been showing the new PowerShot G11 for the past day or so.[...]

Canon PowerShot G11

The Canon PowerShot G11 updates the advanced compact PowerShot G10 with a re-vamped 10 megapixel sensor, a 28mm wide angle lens, and 2.8 inch articulating LCD.

Canon PowerShot S90

The Canon PowerShot S90 is an advanced point-and-shoot featuring a 28mm wide angle f/2.0 lens, a high-sensitivity 10.0 megapixel sensor, and up to ISO 12800 for low-light shooting.

Fujifilm FinePix Z33WP Review

One look at the Fujifilm FinePix Z33WP and it's obvious that this camera is having more fun than you are. Fujifilm calls it the world's smallest waterproof camera, and they[...]

Sony issues service notice for Cyber-shot DSC-W170

Sony is offering free service on certain units of its Cyber-shot DSC-W170 cameras affected by peeling of the metal plating on the bezel.

Users Speak Out: Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

It's been almost a year since we reviewed the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3, but that doesn't mean we forgot all about it. This advanced compact is still a cornerstone in Panasonic's[...]

Canon PowerShot A480 Review

The Canon PowerShot A480 showed a lot of promise in our First Thoughts. With the full review in, it's safe to say that the bargain priced A480 delivered on those[...]

Digital Camera Buyer’s Guide: Back to School 2009

The end of summer is in view, and now is the time to stock up on much-needed supplies for the upcoming school year. But it's also a great time to[...]

Sony Alpha DSLR-A500, Alpha DSLR-A550 unveiled

Sony announces the Alpha DSLR-A500 and DSLR-A550 this morning sporting the latest generation of CMOS sensors. Coupled with their BIONZ image processor, the 12.3 megapixel A500 and 14.2 megapixel A550[...]

Sony Alpha DSLR-A850 joins flagship A900 as full-frame Alpha DSLR

Sony launches their second full-frame DSLR today, the Alpha DSLR-A850. Like the flagship Alpha A900, the new A850 will feature a 35mm 24.6 megapixel CMOS sensor and a 3.0 inch[...]

Sony Alpha DSLR-A850

The Sony Alpha DSLR-A850 is the second full-frame Alpha and features a 24.6 megapixel CMOS sensor, high-resolution 3.0 inch LCD, a 98% coverage optical viewfinder, a 9-point auto focus system[...]

Sony Alpha DSLR-A500

The Sony Alpha DSLR-A500 features a 12.3 megapixel CMOS sensor, a 3.0 inch articulating LCD, 9-point auto focus system, BIONZ image processor and high ISO shooting up to 12800.

Sony Alpha DSLR-A550

The Sony Alpha DSLR-A550 features a 14.2 megapixel CMOS sensor, high-resolution 3.0 inch articulating LCD, continuous shooting at up to 7 fps, 9-point auto focus system and dual SD and[...]

Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

The Canon PowerShot SX120 IS updates the PowerShot SX110 and sports a 10x optical zoom, a 10.0 megapixel sensor, and optical image stabilization.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX580 First Thoughts

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX580 succeeds the FX500 as the latest model in the Panasonic lineup to feature a touch screen. The FX580 combines trendy touch interface with a new Venus[...]

Olympus E-600 announced with competitive price

Olympus adds the E-600 to its beginner-friendly DSLR lineup this morning. With a 2.7 inch swiveling LCD, three in-camera art filters, and a 12.3 megapixel Live MOS sensor, there's a[...]

Casio releases Exilim Zoom EX-Z280 and EX-Z33

Casio introduces today the slim Exilim Zoom EX-Z280 and EX-Z33. The Z280 offers more of the fancy stuff, like 720p video and sensor-shift image stabilization, and the back-to-basics Z33 features[...]