Express Review posted for Canon PowerShot SD4000 IS!
Canon ELPHs are known for high quality in a small package, but the advent of an f/2 lens in the slick PowerShot SD4000 is something special. To further enhance the Canon SD4000's low-light abilities, its 10-megapixel BSI CMOS sensor is designed for better light gathering, perfect for a digital camera that's so easy to bring along no matter the time of day. Its 3.8x image-stabilized zoom completes the picture, ranging from 28 to 105mm. The Canon SD4000 also sports a 3-inch widescreen LCD that's great for framing 720p movies, and its 240 fps super-slow-mo movie mode easily slows down the action for later review. The Canon SD4000 digital camera is refined, comfortable to hold, and an impressive image maker. Click here for more on the Canon SD4000 digital camera!
Express Review posted for Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS2!
Waterproof, shockproof, dustproof, and freezeproof, the Panasonic Lumix TS2 is built to stand up to the elements and rigors of the real world, and it takes a pretty good picture, too. Enhanced with Panasonic's new Power O.I.S. image stabilization, the Lumix TS2 makes a great waterproof digital camera design even better. The Panasonic TS2 has a wide-angle 4.6x zoom lens that ranges from 28-128mm, a 2.7-inch LCD, a 14.1-megapixel sensor, and a body that's built to take a beating. New redundant locks on the Panasonic TS2's doors reduce the likelihood that you'll open them accidentally, and a new silicon jacket wraps around the camera for better scuff protection. Click here for more on the super-tough Panasonic Lumix TS2, a truly rugged digital camera.
Express Review posted for Nikon Coolpix S8000!
With a 30-300mm equivalent lens and a slick design, Nikon's Coolpix S8000 looks like a capable offering in the pocket long zoom digital camera category. Though not quite as wide as most digital cameras, the Nikon S8000's zoom certainly has what it takes at the telephoto end. Its 14-megapixel sensor offers fairly high resolution for a pocket camera, and the Nikon Coolpix S8000's high-res, 3-inch wide-view LCD gives a hint of that resolution with a crisp, clear 921,600-dot array. Click here for our review of the Nikon S8000 pocket long zoom digital camera.
Express Review posted for Samsung TL225!
In addition to its 12.2-megapixel sensor, 4.6x zoom lens, and high-res, widescreen LCD, the Samsung DualView TL225 also has a front-facing low-res LCD screen that's ideal for the ever-popular self-portrait. Concealed beneath the Samsung TL225's translucent dark front cover, the small LCD shines through with a tap on the front face, allowing you to see yourself and prove that you were with your friend at a famous landmark -- or else just out having fun. Unlike some of Samsung's DualView digital cameras, the TL225 also has a touchscreen interface and an impressively high-resolution LCD. For our review of the Samsung TL225 digital camera, click here!
Express Review posted for Fujifilm FinePix HS10!
It's tough to beat a digital camera with a 30x, 24-720mm lens, especially when you're on vacation. With the Fujifilm FinePix HS10 you can capture everything from beautiful interiors and landscapes to fine details on the top of cathedrals, or else small animals at the zoo. Its 10-megapixel BSI sensor makes the Fujifilm HS10 more sensitive in low light, and its special scene modes make taking pictures in low light and even among crowds that much easier. The Fujifilm HS10's manual zoom lets you zero in on your target quickly, and its articulating LCD helps you capture from high or low. The Fujifilm HS10 is especially handy to have along at the zoo, getting closer views with its 720mm equivalent lens than just about anyone else can. Panorama, low light, and a 10-frame-per-second mode round out the Fujifilm HS10's impressive list of features. Click here for more on the Fujifilm FinePix HS10 digital camera.
Sony Alpha NEX-3 Hands-on Preview updated to Full Review!
Though it's not quite as aggressively small as the NEX-5, the Sony NEX-3 is a great value, offering the same image quality in a slightly larger package for $100 less. And though it's larger than the NEX-5, the Sony NEX-3 is still smaller than competing mirrorless interchangeable-lens digital cameras. The NEX-3's 14.2-megapixel sensor turns out excellent images at all ISO settings, rivaling digital cameras that cost hundreds of dollars more. Smooth and sleek, the Sony NEX-3's tight design conceals a tilting 3-inch LCD screen with 921,000-dot resolution, and the two available kits include a comparatively small lens with an attractive metal barrel. Sony's latest hot features are included in the camera, too, like Sweep Panorama, Auto High-Dynamic Range, Handheld Twilight, and Anti-Motion Blur modes. The one major difference between the Sony NEX-3 and NEX-5 is that the HD video mode is limited to 720p MP4 recording; other than that, it's the NEX-5 in a larger body at a lower price. Click here for our full review of the Sony Alpha NEX-3 digital camera!
Full Review posted for Canon EOS Rebel T2i / 550D!
Canon ignored the rest of the digital camera industry when they limited resolution over the last few years, putting an 18-megapixel sensor in their consumer flagship Rebel T2i, and as a result the camera stands head and shoulders above any other offering under $1,000. Where you'd expect more noise from this 18-megapixel digital camera, the Canon T2i actually delivers less than its predecessor, while increasing the quality of detail at all ISO settings. Also upgraded on the Canon T2i is 1080p video at 24, 25, and 30fps, and video editing tools are built right into the camera. Still shooting mode also gets a frame-rate increase to 3.7 frames per second, up just a tad from 3.4 fps. Both still and video quality from the Canon T2i are very impressive. Click here to check out our comprehensive Full Review of the Canon Rebel T2i.
Top 3 photos this month win:
1 Canon PIXMA PRO-100
2 Canon PIXMA MG6320
3 Canon PIXMA MG5420