Now that the trade shows (mainly PMA) have come and gone, most of the newly announced digital cameras are hitting the shelves. This list of cameras shows you what visitors of DigitalCameraReview.com looked at over the past month. The rankings are determined by the number of times a particular product page is viewed by our users. The rankings below are from the entire month of March 2007.
One of Sony’s new T models (the T100) zoomed onto the list this month as these stylish models typically do. Other new entries on the list are the Olympus SP-550 UZ and Canon Powershot SD1000. These three cameras bumped the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ50 to #14, the Canon Powershot G7 to #11 and the Canon Powershot A630 to #12.
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|1. Canon Powershot SD600 (previously #1) - One of three new Digital ELPHs introduced last February, the SD600 features 6 megapixels, a 3x optical zoom, and a very nice 2.5 inch LCD. Online prices right around $200 makes this compact camera a pretty good buy. Canon Powershot SD600 Reviews | Canon Powershot SD600 User Opinions|
|2. Canon Powershot SD800 IS (previously #2) - This 7.1 megapixel update to the Canon SD700 IS features the same image stabilization system and compact form factor. It features a new wider angle lens and new DIGIC III processor. Canon Powershot SD800 IS Reviews | Canon Powershot SD800 IS User Opinions|
|3. Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T100 (first time in top 10) – The T100 is the latest top of the line in Sony’s slim and stylish T series of digital cameras. It features a 5x optical zoom, 8 megapixel resolution, and a 3 inch screen. You also get mutliple camera color options, HD output, a new 9 point AF system, and Super SteadyShot. Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T100 Reviews | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T100 User Opinions|
|4. Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ1 (previously #4) – The compact 10x zoom TZ1 is making a return to the most popular list. I assume that this is because it’s successor, the TZ3 has been announced and will be soon. The TZ1 is one of the more compact ultra-zoom cameras and has optical image stabilization. Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ1 Reviews | Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ1 User Opinions|
|5. Olympus SP-550 UZ (first time in top 10) – We reviewed this new advanced Point and Shoot from Olympus and really liked it. The SP-550 UZ features a 18x optical zoom lens that can also do a 28mm (35mm equiv.) wide angle. A 7.1 megapixel sensor, 2.5 inch LCD, and dual image stabilization (sensor-shift and high ISO) provide nice hardware for this advanced camera. Olympus SP-550 UZ Reviews | Olympus SP-550 UZ User Opinions|
6. Canon Powershot S3 IS (previously #7) – Announced in February, the S3 IS is an update to the S2 IS. It features a 6 megapixel sensor, 2 inch flip out, rotating LCD, and a 12x stabilized optical zoom. Canon Powershot S3 IS Reviews| Canon Powershot S3 IS User Opinions
|7. Canon Powershot SD1000 (first time in top 10) – One of the latest additions to Canon’s SD line, the SD1000, features 7.1 megapixels of resolution, a 3x optical zoom, 2.5 inch LCD and some retro styling with squared of edges and minimalistic look. The camera also features the DIGIC III processor. Canon Powershot SD1000 Reviews | Canon Powershot SD1000 User Opinions|
|8. Canon Digital Rebel XTi (previously #8) - The XTi (also know as the EOS 400D) is Canon’s replacement to the almost ubiquitous Canon Digital Rebel. The XTi features 10.1 megapixel resolution, a 2.5 inch, 230K pixel LCD, dust reduction system, and 9 point auto focus system. Also, a relief for some, the XTi still takes CompactFlash media. Canon Digital Rebel XTi Reviews | Canon Digital Rebel XTi User Opinions|
|9. Canon Powershot A710 IS (previously #9) – The A710 IS is the first camera in Canon’s A series to include optical image stabilization. It shoots at 7.1 megapixels, has a mid-range 6x optical zoom,a 2.5 inch LCD, and manual exposure modes. Canon Powershot A710 IS Reviews | Canon Powershot A710 IS User Opinions|
|10. Canon Powershot SD900 (previously #6) – The SD900 is the current flagship of the SD line. Featuring 10 megapixel resolution, a 3x optical zoom, titanium body, a 2.5 inch LCD, and the new DIGIC III processor, the SD900 is very attractive. It also features Canon’s facial detection system. Canon Powershot SD900 Reviews | Canon Powershot SD900 User Opinions|
Falling out of the top 10 most popular cameras from the previous month are the:
- Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ50 (previously #3)
- Canon Powershot G7 (previously #5)
- Canon Powershot A630 (previously #10)
To see our last ranking, see Most Popular Digital Cameras of February 2007.