Ultrazoom 2010 Camera Articles

Popular Ultrazoom Articles for 2010

Nikon Coolpix P100 Review

Barely a year after introducing the Coolpix P90 ultrazoom, Nikon is back with another "performance series" big-lens model, the Coolpix P100. Where the P90 featured a 24x optical zoom, the[...]

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS Review

With an unprecedented 35x optical zoom lens, the Canon PowerShot SX30 IS wants to be the camera that does it all. That 24-840mm equivalent range covers your wide landscape shots[...]

Fujifilm FinePix HS10 Review

The Fujifilm FinePix HS10 offers a 30x telephoto zoom reach. Does the rest of the camera's feature set keep up with that big lens? Check out our HS10 review for[...]

Canon PowerShot SX130 IS Review

Canon's Powershot SX130 IS joins the compact ultrazoom posse as the SX120 rides off into the sunset. With a 12x optical zoom, it boasts a longer lens, and the requisite[...]

Olympus SP-800UZ Review

The Olympus SP-800UZ doesn't lack anything in zoom power. That 30x optic offers a wide range of shooting possibilities from wide to telephoto. Can the rest of the camera's features[...]

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55 First Look

The Sony Cyber-shot H55 may not have all the bells and whistles of its brother, the HX5 (GPS, 1080 video), but for a street price that is $100 less, it[...]

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS First Look

When Canon launched the 35x optical zoom PowerShot SX30, consumers and enthusiasts wondered how the lens would perform at the telephoto end of that monster focal range. We're working on[...]

Nikon Coolpix P100 features CMOS sensor, 26x zoom

Nikon adds a new member to the Coolpix "P for Performance" series today - the Nikon Coolpix P100. It's the first Coolpix to feature a back-illuminated CMOS sensor, allowing it[...]

Olympus SP-800UZ First Look

It's been a while since we had our very first glimpse of the Olympus SP-800UZ at PMA. Now, we've got a full-production unit in hand and a stack of sample[...]

Nikon Coolpix S6000 First Look

We just reviewed the Coolpix S8000, but with a 7x optical zoom, HD video recording and a slim form factor like the Nikon Coolpix S6000 has, we had to get[...]

Fujifilm FinePix HS10 First Thoughts

We've had the Fujifilm FinePix HS10 out in the field for a few days and we're already impressed with everything this ultrazoom has to offer. Its 30x optical zoom lens[...]

Panasonic Lumix FZ100 and Lumix FZ40 introduced with 24x zoom lenses

Panasonic's ultrazoom line gets an update today with Lumix DMC-FZ100 and Lumix DMC-FZ40 24x cameras. Those big lenses cover a range equivalent to 25-600mm. Take a look at what else[...]

PMA 2010: Battle of the 30x ultrazooms

PMA kicked off with the announcement of not one, but two 30x ultrazoom cameras. The Fujifilm Finepix HS10 and the Olympus SP-800UZ both offer massive telephoto ranges in fixed-lens, DSLR-like[...]

On Assignment: Nikon Coolpix P100 in the People’s Republic of China

Packing an ultrazoom like the Nikon Coolpix P100 for a vacation makes plenty of practical sense. You'll be equipped with a 26-678mm telephoto range without sacrificing too much space in[...]

Fujifilm unveils FinePix HS10 with 30x zoom

Fujifilm announces the FinePix HS10 today with a 30x optical zoom range. It features a back-illuminated CMOS sensor capable of 10 fps burst shooting. In addition to that monster zoom[...]

Olympus debuts SP-800UZ and SP-600UZ ultrazooms

The SP series of ultrazooms from Olympus gets two new additions today - the SP-800UZ and SP-600UZ. The SP-800UZ will feature a whopping 30x optical zoom lens, and the SP-600UZ[...]

Pentax X90 First Look

At first blush, the Pentax X90 looks like a re-badged X70. You'll start to notice the differences when you see the "26x optical zoom" marking on the lens barrel. We're[...]

Canon PowerShot S95, SD4500 and SX130 announced

Canon offers three refreshes to their advanced PowerShot lineup today with the S95, SD4500 and SX130 point-and-shoots. The new crop of cameras offer light performance upgrades to their predecessors.

Pentax X90 ultrazoom announced

Pentax has announced the X90 ultrazoom, successor to the X70. The X90 offers a very long, wide angle 26x optical zoom lens (26-676mm 35mm equivalent), high speed continuous shooting ability,[...]