Panasonic Lumix TZ5 Is 10X Zoom Camera and HD Camcorder Rolled Into One

Panasonic, obviously eager to combine its skills in HD video and still photography, has built what might be a camcorder-killer: the $350 Lumix TZ5 9.1-megapixel camera with 10X optical zoom lens and 720p high-definition video recording. There are some features we've seen before from Pana: an optical image stabilizer,… »1/29/08 12:00pm1/29/08 12:00pm

Nikon's CoolPix S600, S550, S520, and S210: Slim, Stylish and Plum Purty

Point and shoot cameras tend to blur together, so instead of listing them all separately, like their own God's gift to amateur photographers, here are the four S (for "style") series CoolPix cameras Nikon is introducing tonight, and their raisons d'être, plus a gallery of them striking various poses a bit lower down. »1/28/08 11:00pm1/28/08 11:00pm

Sony DSC-W170, DSC-W150, DSC-W120: Regular Point and Shoots

Sony's W series cameras are their midline point and shoots in feature and size. Best feature: Like the T300, it has a smile shutter mode which snaps the show when the subject grins. The W170 has a 10.1mp rating with 28-140mm 5x Carl Zeiss lens. They'll come in lots of colors, with a few minor variations between each… »1/23/08 1:00pm1/23/08 1:00pm