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Fujifilm FinePix JX300

The Fujifilm JX300 looks like a run-of-the-mill ultracompact camera, sporting decent but unspectacular specs and features. There's not much to separate it from the vast array of similar cams in this price bracket, though it's built with a metal bo...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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Panasonic Lumix ZR1

The Panasonic ZR1 is a compact point-and-shoot camera with an impressive 8x optical zoom lens and 12.1-megapixel sensor, providing a robust image-taking experience. That lens, while long, is also wide, with 25mm wide-angle capabilities as well. Th...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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Panasonic Lumix FS25

Panasonic's FS25 is a powerful point and shoot that is an excellent choice for someone looking for a step up from the entry level. A 5x MEGA optical image-stabilized zoom and 12.1-megapixel resolution allows you to get close to action without fear...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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Canon Powershot E1

There's a debate raging in our household, and it centers on the appearance of the new Canon Powershot E1. I personally think this camera is adorable. To me, it looks like a KitchenAid blender, with a round, bubbly body and retro-style pastel paint...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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Olympus Stylus 550WP

We recommend taking a look at the TOUGH 3000 as an alternative to this year-old camera. But here's what we had to say about the 550WP when it came out last January:A new lightweight and durable offering from Olympus, the Stylus 550WP features 10-m...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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Olympus PEN E-P2

Despite widespread confusion about this model when it was first launched in late 2009 -- why would Olympus charge $300 extra for a camera that's barely different from its predecessor? -- it has legs and remains Oly's flagship mirrorless model. It'...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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Kodak EasyShare Mini M200

The Kodak Mini is a straightforward ultracompact camera, with average specs and a budget-friendly $99 price tag. It's toward the bottom-end of ultracompacts, at least in terms of specs. But sometimes a cheap camera with 3x zoom, VGA video, and a d...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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Fujifilm FinePix S2800

Fujifilm has a decent reputation with superzoom cameras. This year’s HS10 model, for example, earned a decent amount of praise from reviewers for its fast performance, full HD video capability, and 30x zoom. That’s a very good camera, able to comp...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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Nikon Coolpix S01

A camera of the tiniest proportions, the S01 weighs in at just under 100 grams and proportions that may make it the smallest camera on the market. Nikon has achieved this engineering feat by packing in a smaller, cellphone camera sized 10.1 megapi...

Grade: B Price: $179.00

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Pentax Optio WG-2 GPS

Pentax has been in the waterproof digital camera arena since 2005, if we don’t count the earlier water resistant models, with the release of the Pentax Optio WP. Megapixel counts have soared since that first 4.9 megapixel model, and waterpro...

Grade: B Price: $639.00

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One of Nikon's cheapest cameras and a truly affordable waterproof camera, the S30 cuts a lot of corners but is a decent buy for the money. There's a tiny 10 megapixel sensor under the hood and an uncompetitive 3x zoom, yet for only $120 th...

Grade: B Price: $210.00

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Olympus Stylus TG-2 iHS

The top choice for all-weather models in 2013, the Olympus Stylus TG-2 blends a tough exterior with the capability to take high quality images. One of the key perks of the TG-2 is it's fast, f2.0 lens--but when that isn't enough, the TG-2 ...

Grade: B Price: $500.00

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Olympus PEN Lite E-PL5

Olympus, along with Panasonic, helped to create the Micro Four Thirds standard and now they’ve attempted to perfect it with their new model that improves both on the predecessors and other cameras in their lineup—it even includes the s...

Grade: B Price: $500.00

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Sony Cybershot DSC-HX1

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1 is the world's first digital still camera with a sweep panorama mode for taking seamless 224-degree shots. The camera features a BIONZ image processor, 9.1-megapixel Exmor CMOS sensor, and a professional-grade wide-...

Grade: B Price: $600.00

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Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

A tad pricey at release, the 320 HS is a decent choice if you want a nice blend of image quality, portability, and Canon reliability. The standout feature here is the built-in Wi-Fi, which in theory means you'll never need to connect the camer...

Grade: B Price: $339.00

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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: $325.00

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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: $249.00

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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: $500.00

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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: $156.00

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Canon Powershot SX400 IS

The new Canon Powershot SX400 IS isn't the most well-endowed super zoom on the market, but it does appear to be leading the competition price-wise, with a $249.99 list price and a solid 30x optical zoom. The super zoom cateogry has seen a lot ...

Grade: B Price: $197.00

Ricoh WG-30W

The Ricoh WG-30W offers rugged features along with options like wi-fi. This compact camera can head underwater to depths of 40 feet. Drops and dust aren't a problem either, with a 4.9' shockproof rating. With a rugged body around the outsi...

Grade: B Price: $299.00

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Canon PowerShot SX530

Introduced at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show, the Canon SX530 sports a 50x zoom, along with HD video and wi-fi.Super Zooms are a growing category, thanks largely to the fact that cell phone camera technology hasn't yet offered such a big z...

Grade: B Price: $279.00

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Nikon Coolpix S6900

The Nikon Coolpix S6900 joins in the foray of cameras designed for selfie-lovers, but does so with quite a bit of flair. With several features designed for selfie use, the S6900 still offers quite a few imaging features for general use as well.Bui...

Grade: B Price: $190.00

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Olympus Air A01

The are really two types of cameras: the camera that can fit in your pocket, and the camera that can take great pictures. The Olympus Air A01 is an attempt to merge both, creating a tool for smartphone photography that doesn't rely on a tiny b...

Grade: B Price: $299.00

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Canon EOS M10

While Canon is well known among enthusiast and professionals alike, their latest mirrorless announcement is geared more towards the selfie generation.Highlighting features on the Canon EOS M10 include a touchscreen that tilts 180 degrees, wi-fi an...

Grade: B Price: $449.00

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Casio Exilim ZS10

Casio cameras are almost always cheap, but they're still stylish, pocket-sized shooters. This potent mix has caught many a teenager's eye. Those teens' parents probably warned them that you get what you pay for, but a camera's cost often has more ...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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Pentax Optio I-10

The Pentax Optio I-10 has the guts of an average point-and-shoot in the body of a classy old SLR. If this alone doesn't get your attention then not much else will. The I-10 has a good zoom range of 28-105 and 720p HD video is a welcome addition; i...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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Fujifilm FinePix AV200

The AV200 is a bare-bones budget model with a 14 megapixel sensor, standard 3x zoom, 2.7” LCD, and 720p HD video. It also runs on AA batteries; if that's your power source of choice, this is one of the dwindling number of cameras that could suit y...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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Fujifilm FinePix F300EXR

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...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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Sony Cybershot HX1

The Sony Cybershot DSC-HX1 has had a great run, but it's approaching the end of its lifespan. The 20x optical zoom lens and full HD video recording keep it competitive with newer competitors; it's tough to argue with a successful camera like this,...

Grade: B Price: $0.00