Point and Shoot 2011 Camera Articles

Popular Point and Shoot Articles for 2011

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10 Review

Panasonic is well regarded as both the inventor of the compact ultrazoom and the keeper of the gold standard. The Lumix ZS10 now offers globe-trotting photographers in-camera GPS and a[...]

Canon PowerShot ELPH 300 HS Review

The PowerShot 300 HS is part of Canon's latest fleet of compact Digital ELPH point-and-shoots. Featuring a 12.1 megapixel CMOS sensor, it touts better-than-average low light performance and 1080 HD[...]

Olympus XZ-1 Review

Olympus announced the XZ-1 at CES earlier this year, stepping into the ring with G12 and P7000 heavyweights in the advanced compact class. Does the XZ-1's f/1.8 iZuiko lens put[...]

iPhone 4S Camera Review: “Good Enough” Tech Gets Better

If cell phone cameras are "good enough tech," then the iPhone 4S has been positioned as "just as good tech." With an 8 megapixel CMOS sensor and 1080 HD video,[...]

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX9 Review

As usual, Sony seeks to pack a cool, stylish new point-and-shoot with advanced features like Sweep Panorama and multi-frame shooting modes in its new Cyber-shot WX9. Was it a success?[...]

Nikon Coolpix P7000 Review

The Nikon Coolpix P7000 enters a market niche currently dominated by Canon's G12. The P7000 brings plenty to the table including a 7.1x optical zoom lens, 1/1.7-inch 10 megapixel sensor[...]

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH27 Review

The Panasonic FH27 attempts to offer style and substance all in one thin, lightweight package. A 3.0-inch touchscreen and 720p HD video recording keep it current with the latest consumer[...]

Fujifilm FinePix X100 Review

The Fujifilm X100 has it all - a retro rangefinder look and feel, a fixed 23mm f/2 lens and a 12 megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor designed specifically for the lens.[...]

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS Review

If you experience deja vu looking at the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS, you're probably remembering its SX210 predecessor. They may look like twins, but the SX230 houses a newer CMOS[...]

Canon PowerShot A3300 IS Review

The Canon A3300 offers plenty in a less-is-more package. A 4x optical zoom, 720p HD video recording and Canon's reliable Smart Auto shooting mode make it a top pick for[...]

Kodak EasyShare Sport C123 Review

Kodak's EasyShare Sport C123 is an underwater capable, rough-and-tumble camera that aims to appeal to the clumsy and outdoorsy on a budget. The petite C123 can take a beating, but[...]

Nikon Coolpix S9100 Review

Nikon continues to innovate its stylish Coolpix S series with the S9100. This generation offers an 18x optical zoom lens, a high-res 3.0-inch LCD, full 1080 HD video and a[...]

Canon PowerShot S100 Review: Powerful and Pocket Friendly

The Canon PowerShot S100 is a high-powered, low-profile compact camera with RAW shooting, manual exposure modes and HD video. This generation uses a CMOS sensor and a new DIGIC 5[...]

Nikon Coolpix P300 Review

You don't have to look long at the Nikon Coolpix P300's spec sheet before it starts to impress. Full 1080 HD video, a fast f/1.8 lens and full manual controls[...]

Pentax Optio WG-1 GPS Review

The Pentax Optio WG-1 GPS is ready to tag along on your summer vacation. It packs GPS, waterproof and shockproof capability and 720p video into a compact, rugged body. Should[...]

Pentax Optio RS1500 Review

The Pentax RS1500's most notable feature is its Clark Kent-like ability to change appearance quickly. The process of changing faceplates is much simpler in this second generation master-of-disguises point-and-shoot. Read[...]

Pentax Optio S1 Review

The Pentax Optio S1 is a stylish, basic compact boasting 720 HD video and several in-camera art filters. Pentax pits this point-and-shoot against several well-established budget compact lines. Can it[...]

Nikon Coolpix AW100 Review: Coolpix Gets Tough

Nikon enters the rugged compact ring with the Coolpix AW100, a shock, water and freeze resistant camera. Equipped with GPS and glove-friendly Motion Controls, it has all kinds of appeal[...]

Canon PowerShot SD3500 IS Review

The Canon SD3500 takes a less-is-more approach and does away with almost all physical controls and buttons in favor of a 3.5-inch touchscreen. We put the finger-friendly SD3500 to the[...]

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH7 Review

Some of us are touch screen fans, some are not. The slim Panasonic Lumix FH7 is the latest of many touch friendly compacts, but that's not all it offers. With[...]