Ultrazoom Buyers Guide

Recent Ultrazoom Reviews

Pentax Review

Pentax X90 Review

Pentax was a latecomer to the ultrazoom market with the X70, and it received praise for good image quality mixed with criticism of battery life and poor video quality. Did[...] Read full article

Nikon Review

Nikon Coolpix S6000 Review

The Nikon Coolpix S6000 mimics the shape of its bigger brother, the S8000. Though the S6000's 7x zoom lens doesn't reach quite as far as the S8000's, it goes a[...] Read full article


Pentax X90

The Pentax X90 ultrazoom replaces the X70. It features a 26x optical zoom lens, a 2.7-inch LCD, and 720p HD video recording at 30 fps. Read full article


Nikon Coolpix S6000

The Nikon Coolpix S6000 is a compact ultrazoom featuring a 28mm wide angle lens, a 2.7-inch LCD, and Nikon’s 4-way Vibration Reduction image stabilization. Read full article

Canon Review

Canon PowerShot SX210 IS Review

The PowerShot SX210 offers significant style and feature updates to the compact ultrazoom SX series. It tops the 12x SX200 with a 14x, 28-392mm equivalent zoom range. Take a look[...] Read full article


Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

The Canon PowerShot SX210 features a 3.0-inch wide aspect LCD, optical image stabilization, and one-touch video recording via a dedicated video mode button. Read full article

Fujifilm Review

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[...] Read full article


Fujifilm FinePix HS10

The Fujifilm FinePix HS10 features a backside-illuminated CMOS sensor with 10.3 effective megapixels. It offers a burst shooting mode of 10 fps for 7 full resolution frames, in-camera panorama stitching,[...] Read full article

Nikon Review

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[...] Read full article


Nikon Coolpix P100

The Nikon Coolpix P100 is the first Coolpix to feature a back-illuminated 10.3 megapixel CMOS sensor, enabling it to record 1080p HD video and full-resolution images at 10 fps in[...] Read full article