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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,[...]

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[...]

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[...]

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[...]

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 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[...]

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.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W35 Digital Camera Full Review

Sony's W series of Cyber-shots almost seem to hide in the shadows of the slim and stylish T series digital cameras, but they're high-performing, high quality, affordable digital cameras. [...]

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[...]

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S2100 Review

The Sony Cyber-shot S2100's "S" should stand for "simplicity." The 12.1-megapixel S2100 has been designed to meet the needs of a beginning photographer with basic exposure controls in program mode[...]

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[...]

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ50 Review

Panasonic's wireless wonder, the Lumix DMC-TZ50, combines TZ5 performance with the unique ability to transfer images straight from the camera using built-in Wi-Fi.

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[...]

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[...]

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.

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[...]

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T200 Review

If you've heard anything about the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T200, you've almost certainly heard about its 3.5-inch touch screen interface. Unimpressive image quality, however, has plagued Sony ultra-compacts in the past,[...]

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ4 Review


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?

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[...]