Compact 2009 Camera Articles

Popular Compact Articles for 2009

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,[...]

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-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 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 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 S230 Review

The Nikon Coolpix S230 is a touch screen camera. Still reading? We know that touch screens are a love-it-or-hate it proposition, and the S230 is no exception. While a finger-friendly[...]

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[...]

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1 Review

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1 is the latest member of the Micro Four Thirds family, a platform that promises DSLR-esque image quality and performance in a compact form factor. Previous cameras[...]

Kodak EasyShare Z950 Review

The Kodak EasyShare Z950 calls to mind early point and shoots Kodak put out when ease of use and bright, colorful images were just about all you wanted from a[...]

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[...]

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS25 Review

The Panasonic Lumix FS25 is squarely positioned for the beginner, equipped with advanced auto shooting and exposure modes. With its 12.1 megapixel sensor, Leica DC Vario-Elmar lens, and 5x optical[...]

Canon PowerShot SD940 IS Review

The Canon PowerShot SD940 IS bears a striking resemblance to the previous generation PowerShot SD780 IS. The comparison isn't a bad thing, considering that the SD780 was one of our[...]

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX580 Review

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX580 strikes a nice balance between integrated touch screen functionality and good old-fashioned physical buttons. This "hybrid" interface is complemented by a strong palette of advanced manual[...]

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX48 Review

Panasonic brought us one of our favorite cameras of 2008 in the Lumix FX35, but a subsequent update, the FX37, left us wishing for more performance improvements. Now Panasonic brings[...]

Nikon Coolpix S620 Review

The Nikon Coolpix S620 provides a balance of dependably good pictures with little user input and dead simple ease of use. It's also smaller, lighter and cheaper than many of[...]

Fujifilm FinePix F200EXR Review

The 12 megapixel, 5x zoom Fujifilm FinePix F200EXR isn't your typical point-and-shoot digital camera. It offers a new Super CCD EXR sensor that boasts a higher dynamic range because of[...]

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH1 Review

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH1 updates the

Casio Exilim EX-FS10, EX-FC100 offer 30 fps shooting

The Casio Exilim EX-FS10 and EX-FC100 bring the high-speed capture of Casio's F1 - 30 fps continuous shooting and 1000 fps movies - down to pocket size.

Pentax Optio E70 Review

The Pentax Optio E70 has all the makings of a good starter camera - simple controls, totally automatic shooting, and a 10.0 megapixel sensor complimented by a 3x optical zoom[...]