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Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Review

At first glance, the Canon PowerShot SX20 IS doesn't seem to bring much more to the table than its predecessor, the PowerShot SX10 IS. Same size, same 20x zoom range,[...]

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3 Review

It's a still camera. It's a camcorder. At least that's what Panasonic hopes you'll think when you think about the latest high-profile Lumix to hit the market this year: the[...]

Shooting HD video with a compact camera

Most brand name point-and-shoot digital cameras on the market today feature a video mode, and an increasing number of them offer an HD video mode. We've put together a few[...]

Canon PowerShot G11 Review

We've already noted that Canon boldly scaled back sensor resolution in the latest installment of their point and shoot flagship G series, the PowerShot G11. Did Canon get their math[...]

Leica D-LUX 3 Digital Camera User Review

The Leica D-LUX 3 is a 10.2 megapixel, compact point and shoot. The camera is designed to natively take wide format images, with a sensor that has 16:9 dimensions[...]

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W300 Review

With 13.6 megapixels, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W300 certainly packs the resolution to handle just about any shooting situation you can throw at it.

Canon PowerShot SX120 IS Review

If we told you that the Canon PowerShot SX120 IS looks a little bit like its predecessor, the SX110 IS, we would be lying. It looks nearly identical to the[...]

Round Up: A Micro Four Thirds Field Guide

What once was a trade show concept has become an imaging reality. A couple of years after the launch of the first Micro Four Thirds camera, the Panasonic G1, we're[...]

Canon PowerShot SX200 IS Review

We've had a couple of weeks to get acquainted with Canon's latest entry in the compact ultrazoom class, the Canon PowerShot SX200 IS. And while the folks in our office[...]

Olympus E-P2 Review

The Olympus E-P2 bears a strong (and not accidental) resemblance to the old Pen F half-frame SLRs. We've had a good look at the camera's second-gen retro-chic design and made[...]

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS3 Review

In many ways, the all-new Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS3 - a new offering in a completely new series of models from the manufacturer - tries to be the best of both[...]

Canon PowerShot A3100 IS Review

Canon's PowerShot A3100 IS is the latest in its "A" series of compact cameras, a consistently popular line since the A20 launched 10 years ago. The A3100 is beginner-focused, with[...]

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3 Review

It's been a long time in coming, but we finally got our eager hands on a production Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3. How did this interesting compact fare? Read on...

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W70 Digital Camera Review

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W70 is an excellent, very compact performer. The 7.2 megapixel sensor, 3x optical zoom, nice 2.5 inch LCD, and "Stamina" battery life produces good images and excellent[...]

Nikon Coolpix P6000 Review

Nikon's latest advanced compact, the Nikon Coolpix P6000, has potential, but quirks with its predecessor have left us nervous about what we'll find this time around.

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[...]

Canon PowerShot G10 Review

Canon's PowerShot G models are the 500 pound gorilla in the world of advanced compact cameras. Can the new Canon PowerShot G10 live up to the hype?

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3 Digital Camera Full Review

The 7.2 megapixel, 10x optical zoom, compact Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3 is the successor to the TZ1. Improvements from its predecessor include a bump in resolution, a new imaging processor,[...]

Olympus Stylus-9000 Review

The Olympus Stylus-9000 fits comfortably into the compact high-zoom class that we've come to know and love. It offers a healthy 10x optical zoom, reliable auto exposure settings, and a[...]

Kodak EasyShare Z812 IS Review

The compact Kodak Easyshare Z812 IS offers users impressive image quality - very accurate color, loads of creative flexibility, direct access to the most commonly changed/adjusted camera settings, a nice[...]