These digital binoculars record 1080p video, 3D footage, and 7-megapixel stills--and using them makes you feel like Luke Skywalker.
With good image quality, optical stabilization, and creative filters, the PowerShot A3300 IS offers quite a bit more than your average sub-$200 camera.
The superslim TX55 offers a new take on digital zoom, using an in-camera pixel-matching database that purportedly retains image sharpness and resolution.
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ47 is a 24X-optical-zoom camera optimized for video as well as still-image capture, while the pocketable Lumix LS5 is touted as a solid low-light shooter.
With an array of wireless sharing and remote-control options, the Samsung SH100 has a very generous feature set for a $200 camera. But it's mainly for young, casual shooters, due to its toylike build and lack of manual controls.
If you're looking for a touchscreen camera, the Canon PowerShot Elph 500 HS is one of the best point-and-shoot options. Due to the touchscreen, however, the Elph 500 HS acts more like a phone than a traditional camera.
Interchangeable-lens cameras continue to shrink! Three new Olympus Pen cameras are notably smaller--and more feature-packed--than their predecessors.
Articles by Tim Moynihan