4X to 8X Cameras

Nikon D5500
REVIEW

Nikon D5500 ( 18-140mm VR Lens, Red)

Lightweight and compact with everything the family photographer needs, the Nikon D5500 maintains its position as a great general-purpose dSLR.

4 stars Editors' rating on May 28, 2015
Canon PowerShot G7 X
REVIEW

Canon PowerShot G7 X

The Canon PowerShot G7 X would jump from very good to excellent if it could just pick up the pace.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on November 7, 2014
5 stars User rating out of 1 vote
Nikon D750
REVIEW

Nikon D750 ( with w/ 24-120mm Lens)

It's not the cheapest camera in its class, but the Nikon D750 delivers an excellent combination of quality, performance and features for its price.

4 stars Editors' rating on October 15, 2014
Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II
REVIEW

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II

The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II has some solid capabilities and a standout lens, but the overall experience just doesn't live up to its price.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on June 27, 2014
Canon PowerShot N100
REVIEW

Canon PowerShot N100

The Canon PowerShot N100's photos and performance are a step in the right direction for point-and-shoots, but the N100 design needs a bit more work and perhaps fewer novelties.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on May 30, 2014
Olympus Stylus XZ-2
REVIEW

Olympus Stylus XZ-2 ( Black)

The Olympus Stylus XZ-2 iHS is an excellent bright lens enthusiast compact. At this point, though, you should skip it at its full $600 price.

4 stars Editors' rating on March 14, 2014
Nikon D5300
REVIEW

Nikon D5300 ( with 18-140mm Lens)

The Nikon D5300 is a great choice as a general-purpose dSLR.

4 stars Editors' rating on December 6, 2013
4.3 stars User rating out of 2 votes
Canon EOS 70D
REVIEW

Canon EOS 70D ( with 18-135mm STM Lens)

An overall excellent camera, but one that fails to capture the best-in-class prize for image quality.

4 stars Editors' rating on October 3, 2013
4.8 stars User rating out of 2 votes
Sony Alpha ILCE-3000
REVIEW

Sony Alpha ILCE-3000 ( with 18-55mm lens)

If you're just looking for better photo quality than a point-and-shoot on a really tight budget, but not better performance, the Sony Alpha A3000 meets that criterion.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on September 25, 2013
Canon PowerShot G16
REVIEW

Canon PowerShot G16

While the Canon PowerShot G16 is better than the G15 and remains a nice enthusiast compact, its low-light photo quality disappoints for the money.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on September 17, 2013