The Olympus Stylus SP-100 is a problem-solver camera, giving zoom fiends a simple -- and clever -- way to keep athletes, wildlife, and other targets in your sights.
Though it doesn't deliver the best photo quality, the sum of the Olympus OM-D E-M10's design, performance and features add up to a nice upgrade from a point-and-shoot.
The Nikon 1 J1 is a fine camera, but there's nothing here that screams out "buy it" over similar competitors. It's also on the expensive side for a point-and-shoot upgrader, but has drawbacks for the more advanced user.
If you care more about having a long lens at a low price than photo quality or manual controls, the Olympus SP-800UZ is an option.
The Olympus SP-600UZ is easy on your wallet for a megazoom, but its photos and performance require a lot of compromise.
Aside from a debatably useful 26x zoom lens, there's little that's notable about the Olympus SP-590 UZ.
Poor performance diminishes the Olympus SP-570 UZ's potential as an otherwise solid megazoom.
Olympus' 8-megapixel ultrazoom generally improves over the SP-550UZ, but suffers from many of the same problems.
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The Olympus SP-510UZ is packed with cool features, but a not-so-wide lens, sluggish performance, and noisy images steal its fire.
Olympus' SP-550UZ has great ergonomics, but disappointingly slow performance and soft, noisy images drag it down.