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Nikon COOLPIX AW120

Nikon has certainly taken a step in the right direction with the all-weather AW120. When taking images underwater, lighting is much more limited, so a good lens is a must. The AW120 features an f2.8-4.9 lens, which is much brighter than the previo...

Grade: A- Price: $297.00

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Nikon COOLPIX S810c

The Nikon Coolpix S810c is only the camera giant's second model to offer an Android operating system in the growing world of smart cameras. Consumers looking for a smart camera should note though that the S810c is only equipped with Wi-Fi--whe...

Grade: B+ Price: $347.00

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Lytro ILLUM Light Field Camera

Light field photography means that image can be changed much more than the traditional JPEG or even RAW after the shutter is pressed. Focus, depth of field, tilt, perspective--all these elements can now be changed within post processing. Lytro cre...

Grade: A- Price: $1,499.00

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Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

This Canon hits the right specs for the price point with a nice 30x optical zoom and a 8.5 fps burst mode that beats the Nikon S9700. With the ability to focus as close as .4 inches from the front of the lens plus the long zoom and manual modes, t...

Grade: A Price: $299.00

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Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

Canon has three compact cameras that are all priced about $20 apart with a few subtle differences. The Canon ELPH 150 is more expensive than the similar ELPH 140 and 135 but has a little bit more to offer, including a better zoom (10x instead of 8...

Grade: A- Price: $129.00

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Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS

A budget-priced compact from Canon, the ELPH 140 looks on track for the price point. It's a basic camera with only 720p video and minimal features. It does, however, beat out the speed specs for it's closest competitor, the Nikon S3600 wit...

Grade: B+ Price: $129.00

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Sony Alpha A560

The A560 is a consumer-oriented dSLR with specs to put it in line with the rest of the pack. It's not as forward-thinking or intriguing as Sony's new translucent-mirror A55 and A33 models, and as such, won't get as much attention, but ...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ7

The SZ1 and SZ7, both under $200, are great travel zooms for those on a budget. Both have a powerful 10x zoom, optical image stabilization, and 3-inch LCD, but the SZ7 gains a CMOS sensor that does 1080p HD video at 60fps, stereo sound, and a high...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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Pentax K-30

Pentax's latest crop-sensor camera seems more of a sidestep to the K-5 than an outright upgrade, but the significant price drop to $899 with the kit lens is a real steal. The camera body has undergone a serious redesign, with its stippled surface ...

Grade: A- Price: $741.00

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Canon EOS M

Canon's long-awaited entry to the mirrorless market has arrived, and we aren't entirely sure it was worth the wait (if you were waiting at all). Essentially a slimmed-down version of the new T4i, the M's claim to fame is the multi-touch screen fro...

Grade: B Price: $310.00

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Sony NEX-5TL

Sony's September 2013 introduction to their popular NEX line uses an APS-C sized sensor, the same sensor found in entry-level DSLRs. Lighter and smaller than the NEX 5R, the NEX-5TL is a compact shooter that packs a big punch. The autofocus speed ...

Grade: A- Price: $498.00

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Samsung MV900F

Samsung continues its dedication to an all-wireless lineup with the svelte MV900F. With a 16.2 megapixel CMOS sensor and 5x optical zoom starting at f2.5, performance may turn out to be quite good. The back real-estate is almost entirely taken up ...

Grade: B Price: $254.00

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Sony A3000

Sony's latest DSLR is a compact compromise between the size of a mirrorless and the power of a DSLR. The A3000 uses the same lenses as their mirrorless line, allowing for a much more compact system overall, yet has an APS-C sized sensor. Despi...

Grade: A- Price: $348.00

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Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }Canon's slim PowerShot SX260 fits anice 18x optical zoom within the 1.02 inch profile. Behind the sleekexterior though, are features like wi-fi and NFC and a big handful ofcreative filters. The Canon HS System has been ...

Grade: A- Price: $199.00

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ20

Coming in on the low end of Panasonic's superzooms, the LZ20 could be a decent budget option for those who crave a 21x optical zoom in an SLR form factor. The competition in the segment from the likes of Nikon and Fujifilm is fierce, and frankly l...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

The FZ200 marks a return to the series' vaunted past, with this latest addition boasting an incredible nano coated 25-600mm f2.8 constant zoom. While other manufacturers are piling on the megapixels (Sony) or the zoom range (Nikon and Canon), ...

Grade: A- Price: $448.00

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Canon PowerShot D30

The Canon PowerShot D30, at the time of its introduction, has the deepest waterproof rating at 82 feet, but frankly, that's really all it has. The f3.9-4.8 lens is average for a point-and-shoot, but when you're heading underwater, there...

Grade: C+ Price: $299.00

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Sony CyberShot DSC-F717

The Sony CyberShot DSC-F717 comes equipped with a top-quality Zeiss lens and a 5x optical zoom, both of which set it apart from many of the other 5-megapixel cameras. Its laser-assisted autofocus, night vision capability, and long battery life mak...

Grade: F Price: $0.00

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Pentax WG-3 GPS

Pentax added an image stabilization system when upgrading their rugged WG line—a big plus in our opinion. The newer model is slightly heavier than its predecessor, however, which was already a bit bulkier to begin with. Pentax has continued to off...

Grade: B+ Price: $345.00

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Nikon COOLPIX A

Nikon enters into the world of compact cameras with full frame sensors with their new Coolpix A. The first in its line, the A uses the DX sensors found on Nikon's DSLRs. But that's not all the A shares with DSLRs, Nikon also offers various attachm...

Grade: B+ Price: $1,097.00

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Sony DSC-H200

Shoot with style and get close to the action with this feature-rich, 20.1 MP, 26x zoom camera. Keep everything blur-free with Optical SteadyShot image stabilization and even capture HD video. This well-rounded handheld also adds a 3" LCD for easy ...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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Olympus Stylus TOUGH 6020

The TOUGH 6020 is basically a less-hardy version of the TOUGH 8010 (like the TOUGH 6000 was to the TOUGH 8000). The imaging equipment looks the same on paper -- 14 megapixels, 5x zoom, 720p HD video -- but it's only about half as tough as its olde...

Grade: C+ Price: $0.00

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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: $278.00

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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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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: $580.00

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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