Most of the cameras announced in late summer are now shipping and the reviews are coming in. These new cameras, with all the latest features, have also cracked into our top 10 list. 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 October 2007.
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|1. Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T200 (previously #1) – The Sony T200 is a follow-up model on the T100 as the flagship model of the ultra-slim T series cameras. The T200 offers 8 megapixel resolution, a 3 inch touch-screen LCD, 5x optical zoom with image stabilization, and HD output. Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T200 Reviews | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T200 User Opinions|
|2. Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3 (previously #2) – This 7 megapixel successor to the TZ1 sports a 10x optical zoom with image stabilization in a relatively compact form factor. Panasonic has added new features, like Intelligent ISO control and a new imaging processor for better performance. It also sports a 3 inch screen and has quick operation. Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3 Reviews | Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3 User Opinions|
|3. Nikon Coolpix P5100 (first time in top 10) – The latest advanced Point and Shoot from Nikon gives you a 12.1 megapixel resolution, 3.5x optical zoom with image stabilization, and 2.5 inch LCD. A full set of shooting modes helps target this camera at pros looking for a compact, or someone looking to upgrade a better-equipped point and shoot. Nikon Coolpix P5100 Reviews | Nikon Coolpix P5100 User Opnions|
|4. Fujifilm Finepix F50fd (previously #8) – The F50fd is the successor to the very popular F31fd and F40fd cameras which were known for excellent low-light performance. With the F50fd, Fujifilm has added mechanical image stabilization, a first in this line. The F50fd is a 12 megapixel camera, with a 3x optical zoom, 2.5 inch LCD and the Super CCD sensor. Fujifilm Finepix F50fd Reviews | Fujifilm Finepix F50fd User Opinions|
|5. Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ18 (previously #4) – The Lumix FZ18 is a follow-up to Panasonic’s popular ultra-zoom FZ line. The FZ18’s stabilized 18x optical zoom lens is a major selling point, but also captures images at 8.1 megapixels, has a 2.5 inch LCD, and Panasonic’s Intelligent Auto features. Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ18 Reviews | Panasonic | Lumix DMC-FZ18 User Opinions|
|6. Canon Powershot G9 (previously #3) – The Canon Powershot G9 is the successor to the G7 and it gets a lot of features that people would have liked to see in the G7, like the capability to capture RAW. The G9 captures 12 megapixel images, has a 6x optical zoom, stabilized lens, a 3 inch LCD, a hotshoe, and plenty of features to keep an advanced photographer happy. Canon Powershot G9 Reviews | Canon Powershot G9 User Opinions|
|7. Fujifilm Finepix S8000fd (first time on top 10) – The S8000fd is making a splash because of it’s Super CCD sensor, 18x optical zoom and mechanical image stabilization. Resolution is 8 megapixels and there is a 2.5 inch LCD. You can shoot up to ISO 6400 and the camera has an improved face detection system. Fujifilm Finepix S8000fd Reviews | Fujifilm Finepix S8000fd User Opinions|
|8. Canon Powershot S5 IS (previously #7) – The Powershot S5 IS has finally overtaken its predecessor. The S5 IS features a stabilized 12x optical zoom, 8 megapixel resolution, a 2.5 inch Vari-Angle LCD, and the DIGIC III processor. Canon’s ultra-zoom S series is always one of the most popular ultra-zoom cameras out there. Canon Powershot S5 | IS Reviews | Canon | Powershot S5 IS User Opinions|
|9. Canon Powershot SD870 IS (first time on top 10) – The SD870 IS is one of the latest SD cameras from Canon. The SD870 IS offers 8 megapixel resolution, a 3.8x optical zoom, image stabilization, and a 3 inch LCD. Canon Powershot SD870 IS Reviews | Canon Powershot SD870 IS User Opinions|
|10. Canon Powershot A720 IS (first time on top 10) – The A720 IS has the attractive 6x optical zoom lens that gives you a little bit extra reach. Like the other A series cameras, the A720 is also priced very well for what you get – 8 megapixels, 2.5 inch LCD, image stabilization, full set of shooting modes, including manual exposure modes. Canon Powershot A720 IS Reviews | Canon Powershot A720 IS User Opinions|
Falling out of the top 10 most popular cameras from the previous month are the:
- Canon Powershot SD850 IS (previously #5)
- Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80 (previously #6)
- Canon Powershot SD750 (previously #9)
- Canon Powershot SD1000 (previously #10)
To see our last ranking, see Most Popular Digital Cameras of September 2007.