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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FP8 First Thoughts

Announced in July, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FP8 looks like just another 12 megapixel ultracompact. Looks can be deceiving. The FP8 marks a step into new territory for Panasonic, both in[...] Read full article

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Canon PowerShot SD980 IS First Thoughts

The Canon PowerShot SD980 IS brings trendy touch interface to the PowerShot lineup for the first time. A couple of weeks with the SD980 produced some preliminary sample images and[...] Read full article

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX580 First Thoughts

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX580 succeeds the FX500 as the latest model in the Panasonic lineup to feature a touch screen. The FX580 combines trendy touch interface with a new Venus[...] Read full article

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Sony issues service notice for Cyber-shot DSC-W170

Sony is offering free service on certain units of its Cyber-shot DSC-W170 cameras affected by peeling of the metal plating on the bezel. Read full article

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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[...] Read full article

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Samsung introduces dual-LCD TL220 and TL225

Samsung unveiled today the TL220 and TL225, a pair of slim 12.2 megapixel shooters each armed with not one, but two LCDs. In addition to a touch screen on the[...] Read full article

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Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-TX1 and DSC-WX1 hit the ground running

Sony brings the high-speed sensor technology of the Cyber-shot HX1 to two slimmer and smaller new packages with the announcement of the Cyber-shot DSC-TX1 and Cyber-shot DSC-WX1. The new EXMOR[...] Read full article

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Pentax rolls out Optio P80, E80 compacts

Pentax will be bringing a pair of new Optio cameras - the entry-level E80, and the performance-minded P80 - to market next month. Targeting budget conscious buyers, the new Optios[...] Read full article

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Pentax Optio WS80 touts HD underwater movies

In addition to updates to its P- and E-series Optio models, Pentax has announced plans to launch a new waterproof point-and-shoot. The new 10 megapixel Pentax Optio WS80 builds on[...] Read full article

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Panasonic slims down with Lumix DMC-FP8 and DMC-ZR1

Panasonic announces two new slim point-and-shoot cameras this morning, the Lumix DMC-FP8 and DMC-ZR1. The FP8 boasts the sharp style of an ultra-compact and the ZR1 brings a 0.3mm slim[...] Read full article