Here's where you find the best of the best, our top digital cameras across the board.
For less than $150, the VR-340 packs a lot of specs in a pocket-friendly package.
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.
For those who crave an enthusiast compact with more zoom range, the Olympus Stylus 1 should be high on your list for its excellent balance of performance, design, and features.
Enjoyable to shoot and relatively fast, the Olympus XZ-1 only stumbles when it comes to photo quality, which is very good, but not uniformly excellent as one would expect from this class of camera.
A great interchangeable-lens model if you're looking for better photo quality and/or a more advanced feature set than your current point-and-shoot offers, the Olympus PEN E-PL2 still doesn't satisfy for photographing active kids and pets.
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.