Fujifilm FinePix F300EXR
12 megapixels; 15x optical zoom; 24mm wide angle; EXR 1/2-inch sensor; Phase-detection autofocus; Manual modes; 720p HD video; 3-inch LCD; 7.6 oz; Captures to SD/SDHC media cards; Rechargeable lithium-ion battery
Fuji's EXR series always offers great image quality, and the F300EXR is no exception. Though it's only a few months old, it already seems to have been discontinued, and prices are all over the place -- sometimes way too high to consider a purchase. Instead, take a look at its replacement, the F550EXR. It keeps the same lens and a a lot of the same functionality as the F300EXR, but has a much better sensor, RAW capture, and GPS capability. To be clear, the F300 is not a bad camera by any means, but the F550 is a better one, and in many cases, doesn't cost much more.