Fujifilm's sleek, 5-megapixel F450 makes a few too many compromises.
Kodak EasyShare V530
A simple ultracompact with a long lens, the Samsung PL200 isn't a standout, but shouldn't be overlooked either.
The EasyShare C875 is a fine choice for anyone who wants solid photos and broad control.
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ40 is a solid megazoom, but its low-light photos need extra attention.
The Sony Alpha NEX-6 delivers a great package of image quality, performance, and design.
A 21x zoom and a wealth of shooting options and wireless features make the Samsung WB800F Smart Camera a fine smartphone accessory.
While the Key019's coolness factor may appeal to the must-have gadget crowd, photo and music enthusiasts will find it lacks certain features they've come to expect in many of today's portable convergence devices.
The Kodak EasyShare Z980 has a lot to offer--including a wide-angle 24x zoom lens--but you'll have to overlook its clunky design and noisy photos.
The Fujifilm QX2 doesn't improve much on its predecessor, but with its larger image sensor, bright lens and fast performance even in low light, this stylish pocket camera is an excellent step-up from your smartphone or average point-and-shoot.
A nice feature set and a long lens make the Fujifilm FinePix S4500 one of the better megazoom cameras available for those on a budget.
The SH-2 features a 25-600mm lens backed by five-axis image stabilization and a full set of shooting options to keep your low-light photos and movies bright and clear.
The company consolidates its entry-level SLT line into a single model.
Cheaper and with better photo quality than its sibling, the Sony Alpha DSLR-A500's quirky design is the only real flaw in an otherwise solid entry-level model with fast Live View shooting and a useful tilting LCD.
The 1Ds Mark III marks another high-end success for Canon, though you'll need a lot of spare cash if you want to own this ground-breaking camera.
The fully loaded Wi-Fi-enabled ultracompact has Samsung's flip-up display for easy self-portraits and features for better low-light photos.
Now you can get a round, LCD-free version of the A5000.
The Olympus SP-510UZ is packed with cool features, but a not-so-wide lens, sluggish performance, and noisy images steal its fire.