Ultracompact 2009 Camera Articles

Popular Ultracompact Articles for 2009

Canon PowerShot SD780 IS Review

Just to make this clear from the beginning: the Canon PowerShot SD780 IS isn't going to beat out more advanced point-and-shoots when it comes to pure photographic power. When it[...]

Olympus Stylus Tough 6000 Review

These days, the challenge in rugged and waterproof cameras isn't finding one that takes good pictures. Rather, the real challenge comes in getting excellent performance in a rugged, outdoor-ready camera[...]

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[...]

Nikon Coolpix S610 Review

Following close on the heels of the Nikon S600, the Nikon Coolpix S610 premium ultracompact provides a few nice upgrades in a redesigned platform for the manufacturer's latest Wi-Fi camera.[...]

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FP8 Review

A casual glance at the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FP8 might leave you wondering where the lens is. The 4.6x zoom lens is entirely contained within the slim FP8 thanks to some[...]

Fujifilm FinePix F70EXR Review

Fujifilm's FinePix F70EXR carries the banner of "World's smallest 10x optical zoom camera." The svelte new F70 also incorporates the nifty EXR technology introduced earlier this year in the much[...]

Nikon Coolpix S560 Review

It seems like the Nikon Coolpix S550 just rolled out, but with a one-two punch, the manufacturer has refreshed this platform with the launch of the Nikon Coolpix S560. Bringing[...]

Olympus Stylus 7010 Review

Olympus has been known for bringing camera concepts down to size - the original half-frame Pen, their latest Micro Four Thirds efforts, and now the Stylus 7010. It's a very[...]

Canon PowerShot SD990 IS Review

The Canon PowerShot SD990 IS, the latest flagship ultracompact in Canon's Digital ELPH line, was rolled out just before the holiday buying season got underway in an effort to tempt[...]

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX150 Review

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX150 delivers on consumer desires for more power and more resolution, generating absolutely mammoth 14.7 megapixel images while also including all the bells and whistles users have[...]

Sony Cyber-shot WX1 Review

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1 brings the speed and low-light capability we loved in the much bigger HX1 down to pocket size. The back-lit Exmor R CMOS sensor promises improved performance[...]

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX37 Review

A light update to the popular FX35, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX37 keeps all of the bells and whistles that made its predecessor such a fun, flexible camera: it's slim, chic,[...]

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[...]

Canon PowerShot SD960 IS Review

At first glance, the Canon PowerShot SD960 IS is your typical point-and-shoot, featuring the easy-to-use controls, smooth navigation, and basic operations most casual shooters expect. Although the SD960 is not[...]

Casio Exilim EX-Z150 Review

Portability and affordability are the name of the game with the tiny Casio Exilim EX-Z150. The low cost of this stylish ultracompact is definitely a perk, but too many performance[...]

Samsung DualView TL225 Review

We've already taken a look at the Dual LCD technology introduced with the Samsung DualView TL225. And don't forget about that 3.5 inch haptic touch screen on the back or[...]

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.

Casio Exilim EX-Z300 Review

Casio's slim, stylish Exilim EX-Z300 serves up a huge number of auto-exposure shooting modes, class-comparable resolution, and a bigger helping of shooting speed than most ultracompacts. But is it enough[...]

Pocket zoom Nikon Coolpix S630, touch screen Coolpix S230 unveiled

The touch screen Nikon Coolpix S230 and compact, 7x zoom Nikon Coolpix S630 were the headline-grabbing launches from among four new additions - the S630, S620, S230, and S220 models[...]

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-G3 Review

Nobody could accuse Sony of skimping on features for their