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Nikon D5100 (with 18-55mm VR lens) Reviewed on April 8, 2011 Check prices
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Nikon D5100 (with 18-55mm VR lens)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.5 stars Very good
      Overall score: 7.7 (3.5 stars)
  • Average user rating: 4.0 stars out of 17 reviews

The Bottom Line: Though it doesn't rank first based on any individual aspect of the camera, the Nikon D5100 delivers a solid combination of image quality, performance, features, and design that puts it out in front if you're looking for a well-rounded option under $1,000. Read review

Specs: SLR, 16.2 megapixels, 3 x, 27 - 82.5mm F/3.5, 15.6 x 23.6mm, CMOS, Optical

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1S

Specs: Full body, 2 megapixels, 12 x, 35 - 420mm F/2.8, 1/3.2", CCD

Sigma DP1S

Specs: 14 megapixels, 28mm F/4.0, 13.8 x 20.7mm, X3 CMOS

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ5 (Black) Reviewed on June 23, 2008 Check prices
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ5 (Black)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.5 stars Very good
      Overall score: 7.4 (3.5 stars)
  • Average user rating: 4.0 stars out of 22 reviews

The Bottom Line: Though it's not perfect, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ5's compact midrange megazoom feature set puts it in a class with just its sibling, the TZ4, and should deliver a satisfying shooting experience. Read review

Specs: 9.1 megapixels, 10 x, 1/2.33", CCD, Optical (MEGA O.I.S.)

Olympus Evolt E420 (with 14-42mm Lens)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    0.0 stars
      Overall score: 0.0 (0.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 4.0 stars out of 5 reviews

Specs: SLR, 10 megapixels, 3 x, 28 - 84mm F/3.5, 13.0 x 17.3mm, Live MOS, Electronic

Nikon 1 J2 (with 10-30mm & 30-110mm lens, Red)

Specs: 10.1 megapixels, 3 x, 13.2 x 8.8mm, High Speed AF CMOS, Optical

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 (White) Reviewed on October 11, 2010 Check prices
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 (White)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    4.0 stars Excellent
      Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 4.5 stars out of 1 review

The Bottom Line: Despite its shortcomings, notably its weak JPEG processing, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 delivers an excellent all-around shooting experience--fastest in its class, full featured, and capable of shooting some very nice photos. Read review

Specs: 10.1 megapixels, 3.8 x, 1/1.63", CCD, Optical (POWER O.I.S.)

Canon PowerShot A1000 IS (Gray) Reviewed on May 4, 2009 Check prices
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Canon PowerShot A1000 IS (Gray)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.0 stars Good
      Overall score: 6.8 (3.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.5 stars out of 18 reviews

The Bottom Line: The entry-level Canon PowerShot A1000 IS is low-cost without being lousy. Read review

Specs: Compact, 10 megapixels, 4 x, 1/2.3", CCD, Optical

Canon PowerShot S500 Reviewed on April 5, 2004 Check prices
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Canon PowerShot S500
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.0 stars Good
      Overall score: 6.2 (3.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.5 stars out of 52 reviews

The Bottom Line: Though the S500 is a respectable pocket snapshot camera, its performance and its feature set make it seem creaky next to the competition. Read review

Specs: Compact, 5 megapixels, 3 x, 36 - 108mm F/2.8, 1/1.8", CCD

Kodak EasyShare Z1485 IS (Blue)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    0.0 stars
      Overall score: 0.0 (0.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.5 stars out of 3 reviews

Specs: Compact, 14 megapixels, 5 x, 35 - 175mm F/2.8, 1/1.72", CCD, Optical

Nikon Coolpix L120 (Red) Reviewed on July 20, 2011 Check prices
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Nikon Coolpix L120 (Red)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.5 stars Very good
      Overall score: 7.0 (3.5 stars)
  • Average user rating: 4.5 stars out of 4 reviews

The Bottom Line: As long as you have plenty of light, the Nikon Coolpix L120 is a nice camera for snapshooters in love with long lenses. Read review

Specs: Full body, 14.1 megapixels, 21 x, 1/2.3", CCD, Optical (image sensor shift mechanism)

Kodak EasyShare One Reviewed on November 8, 2005 Check prices
Product overview
Kodak EasyShare One
  • CNET Editor rating:
    2.5 stars Average
      Overall score: 5.6 (2.5 stars)
  • Average user rating: 4.0 stars out of 8 reviews

The Bottom Line: Kodak's Wi-Fi-capable EasyShare One is a below-average camera with superior photo-sharing skills. Read review

Specs: 4 megapixels, 3 x, CCD

Casio Exilim EX-Z1200 (Silver) Reviewed on July 13, 2007 Check prices
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Casio Exilim EX-Z1200 (Silver)

The Bottom Line: Though hardly perfect, the Casio Exilim EX-Z1200 produces some very nice, very large pictures. Read review

Specs: Ultracompact, 12.1 megapixels, 3 x, 37 - 111mm F/2.8, 1/1.7", CCD, Optical (image sensor shift mechanism)

Sony Alpha NEX-C3 (With 18-55mm lens, Silver) Reviewed on July 21, 2011 Check prices
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Sony Alpha NEX-C3 (With 18-55mm lens, Silver)

The Bottom Line: A lot of people will like the Sony Alpha NEX-C3 for its excellent photo quality and a now more usable design, but it can get unexpectedly heavy with the zoom E-mount lenses and it's still a bit more expensive than many point-and-shoot upgraders will like. Read review

Specs: 16.2 megapixels, 3 x, 27 - 82.5mm F/3.5, 15.6 x 23.5mm, Exmor APS HD CMOS, Optical (Steady Shot)

Nikon Coolpix L120 (Bronze) Reviewed on July 20, 2011 Check prices
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Nikon Coolpix L120 (Bronze)

The Bottom Line: As long as you have plenty of light, the Nikon Coolpix L120 is a nice camera for snapshooters in love with long lenses. Read review

Specs: Full body, 14.1 megapixels, 21 x, 1/2.3", CCD, Optical (image sensor shift mechanism)

Canon PowerShot SX210 IS (Gold) Reviewed on April 28, 2010 Check prices
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Canon PowerShot SX210 IS (Gold)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.5 stars Very good
      Overall score: 7.2 (3.5 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.5 stars out of 3 reviews

The Bottom Line: If you want a compact megazoom with manual controls and fine photo quality, the Canon PowerShot SX210 IS is a good place to start. Read review

Specs: 14.1 megapixels, 14 x, 28 - 392mm F/3.1, 1/2.3", CCD, Optical

Sony Alpha DSLR-A500 (Body Only) Reviewed on July 19, 2010 Check prices
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Sony Alpha DSLR-A500 (Body Only)

The Bottom Line: Cheaper and with better photo quality than its sibling, the Sony Alpha DSLR-A500's quirky design is the only real flaw in an otherwise solid entry-level model with fast Live View shooting and a useful tilting LCD. Read review

Specs: SLR, 12.3 megapixels, 15.6 x 23.5mm, Exmor CMOS, Optical (SteadyShot INSIDE)

Canon Rebel XS (Body Only, Black) Reviewed on August 14, 2008 Check prices
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Canon Rebel XS (Body Only, Black)

The Bottom Line: The Canon EOS Rebel XS is a good entry-level dSLR, but only its photo quality stands out among the competition. Read review

Nikon 1 J1 (with 10mm and 10-30mm lenses, Red) Reviewed on September 26, 2011 Check prices
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Nikon 1 J1 (with 10mm and 10-30mm lenses, Red)

The Bottom Line: The Nikon 1 J1 is a fine camera, but there's nothing here that screams out "buy it" over similar competitors. It's also on the expensive side for a point-and-shoot upgrader, but has drawbacks for the more advanced user. Read review

Specs: 10.1 megapixels, 3 x, 27 - 81mm F/3.5, 13.2 x 8.8mm, High Speed AF CMOS

Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS (Blue) Reviewed on March 5, 2008 Check prices
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Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS (Blue)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.5 stars Very good
      Overall score: 7.6 (3.5 stars)
  • Average user rating: 4.0 stars out of 12 reviews

The Bottom Line: Canon's SD1100 IS adds optical image stabilization to last year's hit SD1000, while delivering just as impressive image quality. Read review

Specs: Ultracompact, 8 megapixels, 3 x, 38 - 114mm F/2.8, 1/2.5", CCD, Optical

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 (with 14-42mm lens, Red) Reviewed on August 6, 2012 Check prices
Product overview
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 (with 14-42mm lens, Red)

The Bottom Line: With capable, speedy performance, and a friendly but powerful interface, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 is a good choice for people looking to upgrade from a point-and-shoot. Read review

Specs: 12.1 megapixels, 3 x, 13.0 x 17.3mm, Live MOS, Optical (MEGA O.I.S.)

Nikon Coolpix P5000 Reviewed on May 10, 2007 Check prices
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Nikon Coolpix P5000
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.0 stars Good
      Overall score: 6.9 (3.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 4.0 stars out of 21 reviews

The Bottom Line: A few performance issues with the Nikon Coolpix P5000 diminish the appeal of an otherwise nice compact camera for amateurs. Read review

Specs: Compact, 10 megapixels, 3.5 x, 36 - 126mm F/2.7, 1/1.8", CCD, Optical

Canon PowerShot SD780 IS (Silver) Reviewed on May 12, 2009 Check prices
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Canon PowerShot SD780 IS (Silver)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.5 stars Very good
      Overall score: 7.4 (3.5 stars)
  • Average user rating: 4.0 stars out of 8 reviews

The Bottom Line: If you need an ultracompact camera for your pocket or purse, strongly consider the Canon PowerShot SD780 IS. Read review

Specs: Ultracompact, 12.1 megapixels, 3 x, 1/2.3", CCD, Optical

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