Most Popular Digital Cameras of August 2011

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The summer shopping season is coming to a close and consumers are still reaching for compact point-and-shoots. The Canon PowerShot ELPH 300 HS once again leads the way, striking an appealing balance between high-tech features and user-friendly design. Take a look at the full list and see what DCR viewers were clicking on last month.

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1. Canon PowerShot ELPH 300 HS (previously #1)  The PowerShot 300 HS is on top once again with a dependable feature set including 1080p HD video, a Digic 4 processor and great picture-taking capability. Canon PowerShot ELPH 300 HS Review | Canon PowerShot ELPH 300 HS User Opinions

2. Nikon Coolpix P300 (first time on the list) – The P300 appears for the first time in the top five. It’s an advanced compact offering an f/1.8 lens, a 12.2 megapixel BSI CMOS sensor and 1080 HD video. Nikon Coolpix P300 Review | Nikon Coolpix P300 User Opinions

3. Canon PowerShot SX130 IS (previously #4) Once again holding steady in the top five, the value-shopper’s pick SX130 continues to offer a 28-360mm equivalent zoom lens and 720p HD video for around $200. Canon PowerShot SX130 IS Review | Canon PowerShot SX130 IS User Opinions

Sony WX9

4. Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX9 (previously #3) – Another budget-priced model, the WX9 offers popular features like Sweep Panorama and a 16 megapixel CMOS sensor. Users can also take advantage of a very good 1080 HD video capture mode. Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX9 Review | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX9 User Opinions

5. Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH27 (first time on the list) The Lumix FH27 is a light and compact point-and-shoot with an 8x optical zoom lens, 16 megapixel sensor and a 3.0-inch touchscreen LCD. Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH27 Review | Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH27 User Opinions

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