Posts tagged as: Point and Shoot

Sony Announces the HX80 30X Zoom Point and Shoot

While point-and-shoot cameras have been largely replaced by smartphones for casual picture-taking, there is one area where they outpace cell phones — optical zooming. Sony on Monday revealed its latest point-and-shoot, the HX80 with 30x optical zoom, 18.2MP Exmore R CMOS sensor, five-axis image stabilization, 1080p HD video recording, and a three-inch LCD screen and […]

Canon Pushes Out Four New PowerShot Digital Point and Shoots

Canon today announced the release of four new PowerShot digital cameras: the PowerShot G16, PowerShot S120, PowerShot SX510 HS and PowerShot SX170 IS. All four cameras feature DIGIC imaging technology to deliver the best possible image quality in compact digital camera bodies. In addition, all models have the ability to achieve faster autofocusing speeds than […]

Nikon Adds P7700, S6400, S01 to Coolpix Line-Up

In addition to the Android-powered S800c point-and-shoot camera, Nikon also announced three other cameras in the Coolpix line today. The P7700 is the newest high-end flagship model for the Coolpix line, while the consumer-oriented 16MP S6400 is a basic point-and-shoot camera available in several different colors, and the smallest and lightest Coolpix ever has been […]

Coolpix S800c – Nikon’s First Android Based Camera

Nikon has officially unveiled its first Android-based point-and-shoot, the S800c, which pairs camera functionality with smartphone features, sans calling capabilities. The Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) operating system provides full support for Google Play apps, while enabling users to take advantage of Wi-Fi connectivity for image sharing and GPS for location tagging. The mobile OS is presented […]

Olympus Show Off the SZ-31MR and Tough TG-820 at CP+

Olympus brought out two specialized point-and-shoot cameras ahead of the CP+ show. Leading off is the SZ-31MR, one of the longest-ranged compact ultrazoom cameras with a 24X (25-600mm equivalent) lens. The camera makes up for the blur likely at the far end of its zoom both by using a 16-megapixel, backside-illuminated CMOS sensor and two […]

Pentax Lunches Rugged Optio WG-2 Point-and-Shoot Cameras

Pentax has introduced yet another set of rugged point-and-shoot cameras, the Optio WG-2 and WG-2 GPS. Both feature backlit 16-megapixel sensors capable of shooting 1080p video at 30fps, while a “microscope” mode utilizes a ring of six LEDs to light shots as close as 1cm from the lens. The cameras integrate a 5X optical zoom […]

Leica Announces Limited Edition Titanium D-Lux 5

Leica has brought back the D-Lux 5 point-and-shoot camera in a new luxury model, the Titanium. A rebadged Panasonic LX5, its core addition is the use of the genuine, anodized titanium. The insides remain unchanged and include a 10-megapixel, compact-sized CCD sensor. The camera also ships with a premium leather carrying case and a carrying […]

Pentax Optio RZ18 Puts 18X Zoom in Small Body

Pentax finished Monday with a unique take on the rapidly growing compact ultrazoom camera field. Its Optio RZ18 fits an 18X zoom 25-450mm equivalent lens with an f3.5-4.9 aperture into a consciously minimal design that stays relatively thin. A 16-megapixel sensor puts it at the higher end of the range, and it has an unusually […]

Kodak Release the EasyShare Touch M5370 Digital Camera

Kodak has launched its latest EasyShare digital camera, the EasyShare Touch M5370. The EasyShare Touch M5370 has the same 3-inch capacitive touchscreen LCD and 5X wide angle Schneider-Kreuznach lens as the original EasyShare Touch, but adds a 16-megapixel sensor and takes 720p video. A face tagging feature can recognize five faces at a time and […]

Samsung MV800 and WB750 Unveiled at IFA

Samsung has added two new point-and-shoot cameras to its range, the MV800 and the WB750. The center-piece of the MV800 is its large 3-inch capacitive touch screen flexible viewer. It allows the user to take pictures from a wide range of angles, and even allow users the ability to take self-portraits and even adjust the […]

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