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Panasonic DMC-FX90

The FX90 succeeds the FX78, a mid-range touchscreen model from Panasonic that had little to offer in the way of stand out features. The FX90 continues in this same vein but adds WiFi. The 12 megapixel sensor, which garnered a lukewarm reception in...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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Nikon COOLPIX AW100

Nikon finally got the ruggedized camera right in the AW100, it seems. The AW100 is still a compromise in some respects (battery life), but image quality is good enough for most purposes and, with waterproofing to 33 ft and shockproofing to 5, it c...

Grade: B Price: $235.00

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Nikon COOLPIX P7100

The Nikon P7100 finds itself in a bit of an odd position. The Canon G12 is its closest competitor, and has a shorter zoom range, but bests the P7100 with better image quality. Other high-end compacts, like Panasonic's LX5 or Olympus's XZ-1...

Grade: C Price: $494.00

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Sony Alpha A77

Sony's new drool-inducing A77 boasts an incredible 24.3 megapixel sensor that, as reviews have shown, doesn't sacrifice noise control for resolution. With a 12 fps burst rate, 2.4 million dot OLED viewfinder, 1080p HD video at 60 fps, and ...

Grade: A Price: $798.00

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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 Alpha NEX-7

Packing the 24.3 megapixel sensor found in the A65 and A77, the NEX-7 is the first mirrorless camera that inspires absolute photographic confidence. It's solidly built, has dual control wheels, and includes a very nice electronic viewfinder. A...

Grade: A Price: $1,100.00

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Canon PowerShot ELPH 510 HS

Almost the same size as the 310 HS, the 510 HS packs a large 12x zoom into a very small package. Reviewed very well, the 510 HS features a 12x optical zoom, 1080p HD video, and a 3.2-inch touchscreen. Be warned that the touchscreen held the camera...

Grade: B- Price: $170.00

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Olympus PEN E-P3

Olympus just announced their new flagship Micro Four Thirds shooter, the PEN E-P3. This rangefinder-esque beauty is built for the photo-enthusiast niche, sporting a well-rounded control scheme on its sturdy metal chassis and a price tag (including...

Grade: C+ Price: $0.00

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Sony Alpha A35

The A35 sits at the bottom of Sony's Alpha lineup, but still packs an impressive amount of features. The 16.2 megapixel CMOS sensor is similar to the one used in the new A57. The A35 lacks the swivel LCD screen and fancier electronic viewfinders o...

Grade: B+ Price: $0.00

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Sony Alpha NEX-C3

The Sony Alpha NEX-C3 is the electronics giant’s latest mirrorless interchangeable-lens compact system camera. Like its predecessors, Sony stuffed the NEX-C3 with a big sensor, a 16.2 megapixel APS-C beast very similar to that found in many popula...

Grade: B+ Price: $0.00

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Panasonic Lumix GF3

The Panasonic Lumix GF3 is the company’s 2011 Micro Four Thirds-format shooter. At the time it was released, it was their smallest so far and arguably the most beginner-friendly mirrorless compact system camera yet. It sports a familiar 12-megapix...

Grade: B+ Price: $279.00

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Olympus SZ-30MR

The SZ-30MR is the latest Olympus superzoom, packing a 24x zoom and simultaneous 1080p video/16mp photo recording. It's a significant redesign from their SP line of past years, and looks like it might be one of the thinnest superzooms ever (though...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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Sony Cyber-shot HX100V

Sony's HX100V is a 30x-zoomer with a stacked set of specs. Sony sat out of the superzoom game for a few years, but they're back with a big one. Like most high-end Cyber-shots, it has too many "fun" features to list -- though our favorite of the gr...

Grade: B+ Price: $0.00

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Sony Cyber-shot HX9V

The HX9V is Sony's top-of-the-line compact zoom for 2011, featuring a little bit "more" of all the features found on the mid-range HX7V -- almost too many to list.This camera is built around the same EXMOR R backlit CMOS sensor that's used in many...

Grade: B+ Price: $0.00

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Olympus TG-810

The TG-810 is the latest in Olympus' lines of nearly indestructible cameras. Judging from its predecessors, the TG-810 won't be the prettiest camera out there, or even take the prettiest pictures, but we are pretty confident that it'll be the toug...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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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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Samsung WB700

Samsung's flagship compact-zoom WB700 has quite a long zoom range: 18x optical, and 24x "smart" zoom (which means that it has a little bit of software assistance; several Panasonic cameras it as well). It's presumably an update to last year's HZ30...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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Sony Cyber-shot WX10

The Sony Cyber-shot WX10 is a good-looking point-and-shoot that combines a workhorse of an image sensor with an especially versatile lens. It looks like a casual shooter, but has some advanced capabilities: It can snap 10 full-resolution frames pe...

Grade: A- Price: $0.00

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Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

The 260 features an impressive 25-500 20x zoom. Announced alongside the cheaper SX240, the only difference between the two is the inclusion of a GPS in the 260. While the impressive zoom range is a big draw, be warned that the sacrifice you make f...

Grade: B Price: $212.00

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Canon EOS Rebel T3/1100D

The Canon Rebel T3 is a bare-bones entry-level dSLR. At $600, including an 18-55mm IS II kit lens, this is one of the cheapest points of entry to any dSLR system and any interchangeable-lens camera system, for that matter. It sports a 12.1 megapix...

Grade: C Price: $399.00

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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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Sony Cyber-shot W560

Sony's W-series cameras are always stylish and versatile shooters for affordable prices, and the W560 is no exception. It isn't the most fully-featured camera on the market, but it's a great deal for the price. The W560's 25mm wide-angle, 4x optic...

Grade: B+ Price: $0.00

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Sony Cyber-shot W510

We always appreciate Sony W-series cameras for their stylish designs and consumer-friendly prices. The W510 looks like it'll carry on the tradition. It isn'tthe most fully-featured camera on the market, or even in the cheap point-and-shoot space, ...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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Sony Cyber-shot WX9

Sony excels at sleek, slim, feature-packed ultracompacts, so the WX9 should deserves a look. It's built around Sony's latest 16.2-megapixel EXMOR R CMOS sensor, which enables speedy performance, solid low-light shooting, 1080i high-def video, 10 f...

Grade: A- Price: $0.00

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Pentax Optio S1

The S1 is Pentax's latest ultra-compact (and as far as we can tell, the only one that will see the light of day in 2011). It looks an awful lot like a Canon ELPH from the outside, but don't judge a book by its cover: Pentax point-and-shoots are kn...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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Sony Cyber-shot W530

We always appreciate Sony W-series cameras fortheir stylish designs and consumer-friendly prices. The W530 looks like it'llcarry on the tradition with its thin, pocketable design that comes in five boldcolors. The W530 retails for a modest $129, b...

Grade: B+ Price: $0.00

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Samsung PL20

The PL20 is a budget-oriented camera with run of the mill specs like a 5x zoom, 27mm wide-angle lens, and 720p HD movie mode. There's nothing really special about this camera, nor much to distinguish it from any of Samsung's 8 other entry-level po...

Grade: B- Price: $0.00

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Pentax Optio WG-1 GPS

Pentax's WG-1 GPS is Pentax's first GPS-enabled rugged camera. Specs are pretty average for the class, with a 5x zoom, 720p HD video, and a 2.7-inch LCD. It's waterproof to a depth of 33ft and shockproof from 5 feet, as well as dustproof and freez...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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Pentax Optio WG-1

Pentax's WG-1 is the company's latest rugged camera, a line that has been hit or miss in the past. Last year's W90 was a hit for the most part, so this should be a solid tough-guy. Specs are pretty average for the class, with a 5x zoom, 720p HD vi...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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Nikon Coolpix S6100

The Nikon S6100 is a mid-range point-and-shoot, best for casual shooters who want the added versatility of a little extra zoom. It's a 7x zoomer with a large, crisp 3-inch touch LCD and 720p video capability -- all nice specs. At a bloated 16 ...

Grade: C+ Price: $250.00