GE E1410SW ( Black)
While not without its share of photo and performance issues, the GE E1410SW is a fine ultracompact megazoom snapshooter for those on a budget.
Nikon Coolpix P7000
The Coolpix P7000 is a fine camera that lots of enthusiasts will appreciate for its smart shooting design, interesting feature set, and worthy photo quality.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99 ( Silver)
Sony packs a lot of features into the ultracompact Cyber-shot DSC-T99, but if you don't need or want the touch screen there are better values to be had.
Canon EOS 7D ( Body Only)
An excellent midrange dSLR, the Canon EOS 7D delivers for the money.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35
A better-than-average megazoom choice, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35 delivers standout video capabilities and an excellent manual feature set. Still, it suffers from a lot of the same drawbacks as its competitors, including weak photo quality.
Nikon D3000 ( 18mm-55mm VR lens)
Its feature set is basic even by entry-level standards, but the Nikon D3000 delivers the photo quality and performance you expect when stepping up to a dSLR, with an optional interface that's very beginner friendly.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W290 ( Silver)
The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W290 is an excellent, well-balanced compact camera.
Canon PowerShot SD890 IS
A solid compact snapshooter, the Canon PowerShot SD890 IS nevertheless disappoints when compared with its predecessors and line-mates.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T300 ( Silver)
A great design, fast shooting, and lots of features can't overcome the fact that the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T300 simply doesn't take very good pictures.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T70 ( White)
The ultracompact Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T70 packs impressive performance and image quality into a sexy little camera body, but its touchy touch screen left us a tad teed.