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Compact Camera Shipments Down By 42.7% According To CIPA Report

08/01/2013, Back in the day when our phones did not come with cameras, the need for dedicated cameras, whether it be a cheap compact or a professional DSLR, were still needed. These days our smartphones are more than capable of taking impressive shots, leading some...

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66 Ultra-slim Camera

02/27/2012, Sony updated Cyber-shot lineup started to roll out in January with the beautiful Cyber-shot DSC-TX200V, a brand new glass-design point and shoot camera. Among other things, the new Cyber-shot product line features an improved “Exmor R” CMOS sensor...

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20 Rugged Compact Camera

02/27/2012, Sony is rolling out its new Cyber-shot lineup with an updated “Exmor R” CMOS sensor with higher pixel count, a new Clear Image Zoom feature, enhanced bi-directional Optical image stabilization with  “Active Mode”,  improved low light image...

Olympus VR-340

01/09/2012, [CES 2012] Olympus has announced its top-of-the-line addition in its compact camera entry level offering, the Olympus VR-340. The slim metal casing packs 10x super wide optical zoom lens (24-240mm equivalent) equipped with a new 16 megapixel sensor and a...

Olympus Tough TG-320

01/09/2012, [CES 2012] Olympus’ Tough line has made some headlines this year with the release of the Tough-810, the world’s first 100kg crushproof camera. The Olympus Tough TG-320 will not be Olympus’ new flagship rugged camera but merely an upgrade of the...

Olympus SZ-12 – 24X Long Zoom Camera

01/09/2012, [CES 2012] The S-series is Olympus’ mid-range offering in its point-and-shoot category featuring ultra zoom capabilities. Touted to be super-slim by the manufacturer, the new Olympus SZ-12 gets a 14-megapixel CCD sensor, a 24x optical wide-angle zoom...

Fujifilm FinePix F-Series – Long-Zoom Compact Cameras

01/04/2012, [CES 2012] Besides its DSLR-styled lineup, Fujifilm is introducing its compact cameras at CES 2012. Fujifilm is focusing on offering fast and wide angle zoom lenses across all its product lines including its compact category, namely the F-Series that...

Ricoh unveils CX6 compact camera

11/16/2011, If you’re in the market for a new compact camera, Ricoh has recently unveiled their brand new CX6 compact camera, a camera whose AF lock in time is being boasted as taking a mere 0.1 seconds. If you’re wondering why this sounds familiar, it is because...

Ricoh unveils GR Digital IV camera

09/16/2011, Looking for a fixed-lens, high-end, compact camera? Ricoh might have the answer for you with their recently unveiled GR Digital IV camera, which is the successor to the company’s GR Digital III. With the GR Digital IV camera, there are some upgrades...

Samsung NX200 – The collision of quality and size

09/01/2011, Samsung has just announced the NX200 camera at IFA 2011. The Samsung NX200 is a mirror-less camera that is in the same family than the NX100. This model ups the ante with a 20.3 Megapixel APS-C* sensor, which is bigger than the micro four third (micro ¾)...

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3 rugged compact camera

01/24/2011, If you’re shopping around for a new compact camera to suit your active lifestyle, you might want to check out Panasonic’s latest Lumix DMC-TS3. The successor to the TS2 is quite a rugged device and is waterproof up to 40 feet underwater, shockproof to...

Olympus XZ1 With OLED Screen

12/29/2010, Another day and another rumor from 43rumors: according to their source, there will be a bunch of new cameras from Olympus and Panasonic unveiled at CES. The XZ1 is a high end compact camera featuring the same sensor as the Panasonic LX5 (10 MP, 1:1), a...

Leica Announces Its V-Lux 2 Superzoom Compact Camera

09/21/2010, Leica’s V-Lux 1 has been around for some time now, and now the company has introduced the V-Lux 2 at Photokina, which looks very much like the Panasonic DMC-FZ100. The camera is priced at GBP675 ($1,047) and will sport a 14.1-megapixel CMOS sensor,...