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Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

Canon's highly successful SX150 IS gets a facelift with the SX160 IS, a model that keeps the AA batteries but upgrades just about everything else. The camera's zoom range has moved from 12x to 16x, the megapixel count from 14 to 16, and the body i...

Grade: A- Price: $155.00

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Olympus XZ-1

The XZ-1 is Olympus' first attempt at an advanced compact camera in quite some time and they’ve really put together a solid shooter. It looks and acts like a PEN-ified Canon S95 or Panasonic LX5; the dimensions are more compact than an Olympus mir...

Grade: B+ Price: $0.00

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Panasonic Lumix ZS10

Panasonic invented the "travel zoom" class with the ZS series (TZ series outside of North America). These pocketable long-zoomers are incredibly versatile, suitable for taking detailed shots of objects near and far. They're great for traveling (su...

Grade: B Price: $319.00

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Olympus FE-190

The Olympus FE-190 is a decent ultracompact shooter with Digital Image Stabilization, not as good as optical, but better than nothing. Especially when the camera is so small, even the slightest movement of your hand might blur a photo. The FE-190 ...

Grade: F Price: $0.00

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Sony Alpha A65

The A65 is getting on in years, but it's still a great camera with a nice price. Here's what we had to say when it was first released in 2011:The A77's cheaper companion, the A65 boasts the same best-in-class resolution 24.3 megapixel CMOS sensor,...

Grade: B+ Price: $699.00

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Canon PowerShot S110

The S110 is a disappointingly modest upgrade to the very good S100 and it may not do enough to really differentiate itself from the rest of the pack. The camera still sports the same 12 megapixel sensor and 24-120mm f2.0-5.9 lens, but trades the G...

Grade: B+ Price: $249.00

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Sony Cybershot T90

The Sony T90 is yet another stylish offering from one of the leading names in digital photography. A 4x optical zoom Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens with Optical SteadyShot image stabilization and high quality 12.1-megapixel resolution ensures that y...

Grade: F Price: $0.00

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Panasonic Lumix LZ8

The little brother to the Lumix LZ10, the LZ8 offers much of the same tech package at a significantly lower price. Though its sensor is 8.1-megapixel (two less than the LZ10) and its "wide angle" lens is 32mm to the LZ10's 30mm, it maintains all o...

Grade: C+ Price: $0.00

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Sony NEX-5N

An upgrade to the NEX-5, the 5N continues Sony's mirrorless line with a newer 16 megapixel sensor. As with all the NEX's, reviews have been very positive. That sensor is really quite good in low light and, as with all Sonys with CMOS sensors, the ...

Grade: A- Price: $568.00

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Canon PowerShot A1300

Canon's A-series has been their budget line, yet the features on these models are more than enough for the casual shooter. They're a little boxier than the ELPHs and certainly not as stylish, yet these latest models feature 16 megapixel sensors an...

Grade: B Price: $185.00

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Samsung ST66

The Samsung ST66 and ST76 sit at the bottom rung of Samsung's digital camera lineup. Both include a versatile 25-125mm lens that starts at f2.5 (but slows to f6.3 at the long end) and a 16 megapixel CCD sensor. The ST76, for $10 over its cheaper s...

Grade: B Price: $80.00

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Canon PowerShot ELPH 300 HS

Canon's ELPH 300 HS ultra-compact looks like a heck of a pocket camera. On the outside, it looks a lot like one of last year's ELPH models (formerly known as the SD series), but on the inside, it's a big leap forward. It's built around Canon's HS ...

Grade: B+ Price: $0.00

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Sony Cyber-shot TX10

The rugged Sony TX10 is a skinny digital camera that is built to survive the elements thanks to its water, dust, freeze, and shock-proof ratings. It fits easily into a pocket and is designed for convenience with mostly automatic operations and a h...

Grade: B Price: $398.00

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Pentax X-5

In a nod to it's top-end K-5's styling, Pentax's X-5 looks like a DSLR but trades the APS-C sensor for a smaller 16 megapixel sensor and 26x manually operated zoom. Other key features include a 10fps burst mode, 1080/30p HD video capture, electron...

Grade: B+ Price: $189.00

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Olympus Stylus 850SW

Style oriented users on the go may like the Olympus 850SW with it's 8.0 effective resolution, 3x optical zoom, and a choice of five bright colors - pink, yellow, black, silver and blue. But the real value is in it rugged design which is dustproof...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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Nikon Coolpix S4100

In a field crowded with near-identical point-and-shoots, the Nikon S4100 stands out, just a little bit, as the one of the cheapest shooters with a touchscreen interface. Otherwise, it's typical of the class: 14 megapixels, 720p HD video, 5x zoom, ...

Grade: B+ Price: $0.00

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Samsung DV300

The DV300 is yet another Samsung camera with two LCD screens, which they market as a self-portrait aid. The new model adds a bright animation that will, in theory, attract children's eyes so that they look at the camera. Gimmicks aside, the DV300 ...

Grade: B Price: $118.00

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Nikon D70

The Nikon D70 is Nikon's answer to the immensely popular Canon 300D -- when it was released in March 2004, the D70 became the second digital SLR to cost less than $1000. Compatible with all autofocus Nikon lenses, the D70 offers a host of impressi...

Grade: F Price: $0.00

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Canon PowerShot A1200

It might seem odd that we're excited about a $100 entry-level camera, but the Canon PowerShot A1200 is exactly what we wanted to see in a cheap compact this year. Old-school shooters, rejoice: the A1200 has an optical viewfinder and takes AA batte...

Grade: A- Price: $129.00

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Nikon COOLPIX L26

Nikon's cheapest camera, the L24, gets an upgrade in the L26. The sensor has been switched out for a 16 megapixel CCD, the zoom is now 5x, and video has been increased to 720p. The camera still runs on AA's, too, which is both good and bad. They t...

Grade: B+ Price: $59.00

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Pentax Optio W20

The W20 is old as digital cameras go. Check out a newer model, like the W90. Here's what we had to say about the W20 when it was released in August 2006:The Pentax Optio W20 is a resilient compact digital camera, able to withstand tough conditions...

Grade: C- Price: $0.00

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Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS

The 530 HS actually has a lower-resolution sensor than its spiritual predecessor, the 510 HS. This change is ostensibly to increase the camera's performance at high ISO, and it remains among the best on the market. The same 12x zoom and 3.2-inch t...

Grade: B Price: $139.00

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Nikon COOLPIX S3500

The Nikon S3500 adds another four megapixels to the previous model, but doesn't upgrade the CCD sensor size. Regardless, the 20.1 megapixel camera with a 7x zoom is still a decent choice for a a smaller, more affordable point-and-shoot. Nikon has ...

Grade: B+ Price: $65.00

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Samsung ES80

The ES80 sits at the bottom end of Samsung's 2011 lineup. Nothing much to remark on here: a 5x zoom, and some regular "features" like digital stabilization and face detection. What else do you want for $100?

Grade: B- Price: $0.00

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

An evolutionary upgrade from Panasonic's GF3, the GF5 is also pointed at point and shoot users looking for better image quality. It's a very small camera even with the stabilized 14-42 power zoom lens attached, a much smaller lens than Olympus' 14...

Grade: B+ Price: $355.00

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Samsung ST200F

The ST200F is the cheapest of Samsung's travel zooms, yet boasts an attractive feature set for the price. $200 buys you a 10x zoom, 16 megapixel CCD, and WiFi connectivity. The zoom starts at 27mm rather than the now more-typical 25mm or even 24mm...

Grade: B+ Price: $139.00

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W620

The W-series has done really well in the past couple years, blending a diminutive size with stylish brushed-metal body and snappy performance. The W620 comes in at $10 more than the W610, yet we aren't sure that's money well-spent. The zoom gets a...

Grade: B Price: $110.00

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Canon Rebel T4i

At first glance, Canon's latest highest-end Rebel is a modest ugprade to the T3i, but there are a few subtle improvements under the hood that make this a worthy upgrade. The sensor is still 18 megapixels, but Canon has added crucial phase detectio...

Grade: B+ Price: $689.00

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Canon Digital Rebel 300D

The Canon EOS 300D SLR, also known as the Digital Rebel, is nothing short of a revolutionary step for the digital camera industry. Offering all the advantages and flexibility of a digital SLR, yet with a price tag that puts it within the reach of ...

Grade: F Price: $0.00

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Samsung NX20

Announced alongside the NX1000 and NX210, the NX20 replaces the NX10 as Samsung's top-of-the-line mirrorless camera. Within its SLR-inspired form factor lies the new 20.3 megapixel sensor found in the other NX models, which is quite competitive an...

Grade: B+ Price: $0.00