Ultrazoom 2012 Camera Articles

Popular Ultrazoom Articles for 2012

Nikon Coolpix P510 Review: Bigger Gets Better

What can you reasonably expect from an ultrazoom that reaches out to an equivalent of 1000mm at full telephoto? If you're talking about the Nikon Coolpix P510, it turns out[...]

Sony Cyber-shot HX200V Review: All of the Bells and Whistles

The ultrazoom is a veritable Swiss Army knife. Even in that feature-rich category, the Sony Cyber-shot HX200V stands out. It covers a 27-810mm focal range, offers manual exposure modes and[...]

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20 Review: Travel Light

Like the Panasonic Lumix ZS20, many of this year's compact ultrazooms tip the scales with a 20x zoom lens. Previous ZS-series cameras were popular with road warriors for dependable image[...]

Samsung WB150F Review: Share and Share Alike

The Samsung WB150F has two primary attractions on a very lengthy list of advanced features. It carries an 18x Schneider-Kreuznach optical zoom lens and wireless photo uploading. Does performance match[...]

Nikon Coolpix S9300 Review: Ready to Roll

The Coolpix S9300 is all about options. An 18x optical zoom range and integrated GPS tracking make it a versatile, get-up-and-go pocket camera. Does it belong in your carry-on this[...]

Canon PowerShot SX150 Review: Zoom On a Budget

Don't look to the PowerShot SX150 for the latest and greatest in point-and-shoot tech. Its DIGIC 4 processor, CCD sensor and 720p HD video are starting to look dated. But[...]

Top Five Compact Ultrazooms: Sony, Nikon Lead the Pack

Zoom. These cameras have it. Check out our Top Five compact ultrazoom cameras, based on results of our reviews and editors' opinions. These five are easy winners in big-zoom[...]

Samsung WB150F First Look Review

The Samsung WB150's most notable features - and the feature list is not short - are an 18x optical zoom lens and WiFi connectivity. With a compact form factor, it[...]

Nikon Coolpix P510 First Look Review

The Nikon Coolpix P510 is yet another ultrazoom filled to the brim with enticing new features. Count among them integrated GPS, a 16 megapixel backlit CMOS sensor and a high[...]

Sony Cyber-shot HX200V First Look Review

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V offers much more than just a big 30x optical zoom lens. This ultrazoom brings "blazingly fast" auto focus, on-board GPS tracking and 1080 HD video to[...]

Sony Cyber-shot HX30V, HX20V, HX20V and H90 Compact Ultrazooms Debut

In addition to the HX200V and several T- and W-series models, Sony unveils four new H-series high zoom point-and-shoots for 2012.

Canon Unveils PowerShot SX500/SX160 IS Ultrazooms

Canon's new PowerShot ultrazooms feature faster AF performance in both cameras at a price well below $400.

Four Compact Cameras That Will Map Your Summer Vacation

Compact cameras equipped with GPS chips are capable of tracking where you take your photo and embedding the location info in the image file. If you're the type who tends[...]

Sony Cyber-shot HX200V Merges GPS, High Zoom Capabilities

Headlining Sony's roster of new Cyber-shots tonight is the HX200V, a GPS-enabled ultrazoom that goes long with a 30x optical zoom lens. It's crammed with desirable features like a 3.0-inch[...]