All posts tagged "Digital Cameras"

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    Kodak EasyShare M580 Digital Camera Review

    If you want a camera that takes great photos and has a larger-than-normal optical zoom range, the 8X-optical-zoom Kodak EasyShare M580 ($170) fits the bill. It’s one of the best point-and-shoot cameras we’ve tested this year in terms of exposure quality, and it’s incredibly easy to use. Its ease of use and...

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    Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 Digital Camera Review

    As long as you’re comfortable with using manual controls for photos and video, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 ($500) has to be in the running for your consideration—it’s one of the best fixed-lens cameras on the market today. The 10-megapixel Lumix LX5, which offers a large (1/1.63-inch) CCD sensor for a point-and-shoot camera,...

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    Nikon Coolpix S8000 Camera Review

    A year ago, the Nikon Coolpix S8000 would’ve been impressive: a slim, compact 14-megapixel camera with a wide-angle zoom lens, a high-resolution LCD, and a 720p HD movie mode with a built-in stereo mic and HDMI output for less than $300. And frankly, those features are still enough to grab attention from...

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    Nikon Coolpix S4000 Camera Review

    Normally when there’s a performance complaint about a touch-screen camera, it’s about the responsiveness of the display. That’s not true for the Nikon Coolpix S4000. Its touch controls respond well to both fingertips and the included stylus. Nikon makes the screen useful, too, not just relegating it to functions that would be...

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    Nikon Coolpix S6000 Camera Review

    When a 5x zoom isn’t enough and a 10x zoom is too much (either in size or price), there are the likes of the 7x zoom Nikon Coolpix S6000. Combined with its 28mm-equivalent wide-angle starting point, you get an extra bit of flexibility in a pocketable body that does make a difference,...

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    Nikon Coolpix S3000 Digital Camera Review

    The Nikon Coolpix S3000–and really all sub-$150 ultracompact digital cameras–is a step-up from a camera phone. It has a better lens, shooting options, performance, image quality, and battery life than a mobile device without weighing you down. However, in the world of point-and-shoots this is a lower-end model and it shows under...