Canon PowerShot SX280 HS ( Black)
Wi-Fi connectivity and a new processor help make Canon's PowerShot SX280 HS one of the top compact megazooms available. But you'd better load up on batteries.
Olympus PEN E-PL7 ( Body Only, Black)
The company's latest entry-level interchangeable-lens model gets a makeover inside, too.
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Fujifilm X30 ( Black)
While Fujifilm hasn't changed much about the inside of the X20, its successor does gain some nice features.
Samsung Smart Camera WB350F ( White)
The Samsung Smart Camera WB350F is a good package if you want to add an affordable long-zoom point-and-shoot to supplement your smartphone photography.
Canon EOS Rebel T3i ( with 18-55mm IS II Lens)
For the money, the Canon EOS Rebel T3i is a great choice for dSLR videographers--though the cheaper T2i can still suffice if you don't need the articulated LCD--and it's a solid choice for creative still shooters. But though the image quality and general shooting performance are top-notch, if you're upgrading to capture sports, kids, or pets, the T3i may not be able to keep up.
Sony Cyber-shot RX100 III
The Sony Cyber-shot RX100 III is an overall great camera that delivers significant improvements over the RX100 II, but not everyone will think it's worth the extra cost.
Nikon Coolpix L830 ( Black)
With easy-to-use controls, a nice tilting LCD, and pleasing photo quality, the affordable 34x zoom Nikon Coolpix L830 is a solid pick.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II
The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II's combination of looks, speed, flexibility, and photo quality makes it a great choice for enthusiasts who can afford the price tag.
Canon EOS Rebel T3 ( with 18-55mm IS II lens)
Though it's a perfectly fine entry-level camera, there are better options for the money than the Canon EOS Rebel T3.
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
If you simply must have the longest zoom in the room, the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS satisfies.