Sony's DAV-X1 virtual-surround Dream System can unleash a full, enveloping sound from DVDs, but it's less satisfying with CDs.
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A nice evolution of the megazoom, the Canon PowerShot SX10 IS delivers some improvements over its predecessor and provides an attractive option for megazoom shooters.
The Aerielle i2i Stream wins points for innovation, ease of use, and fun, but it may be cost-prohibitive for much of its target audience.
If all you need or want is to point and shoot, the Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS does that well.
The Kodak EasyShare Z1085 IS is a solid value with decent photo quality, a well-rounded feature set, and a compact, solid-feeling design.
Though it's certainly a good, inexpensive megazoom camera, some aspects of the Canon PowerShot SX110 IS fall a bit short of its predecessor.
Canon's A series continues to deliver tons of bang for the buck, this time including optical image stabilization, 6X optical zoom, and solid image quality in a midsize compact camera with a stylish design update.
Aside from a couple performance quibbles, the Canon PowerShot A1100 IS provides a good point-and-shoot experience with great pictures as a result.
If you need an ultracompact camera for your pocket or purse, strongly consider the Canon PowerShot SD780 IS.
It has its limitations, but the Canon PowerShot SX500 IS is a good choice for zoom addicts on a budget.