Sony RX10 Review: A First-Rate Camera With a Do-It-All Lens

The Sony A7 series marked a turning point for photographic gear, but it also overshadowed another new Sony offering every bit as unique as its full-frame companions. The RX10 was designed to bring powerhouse features into a practical and versatile package. For that reason, it holds vast appeal for many different types… » 12/20/13 11:13am 12/20/13 11:13am

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70: Zoomier Than Any Point-and-Shoot Camera Ever

What you're looking at here is the zoomiest point-and-shoot camera ever made. The Panasonic Lumix DMX-FZ70's f/ 2.8-5.9, 20-1200mm lens offers up to 60x optical magnification. The previous top zooms only hit the 50x mark. That's a lot of zoom. Look at that freaking lens. » 7/17/13 8:00pm 7/17/13 8:00pm

Sony HX50V: A Massive Superzoom Camera Dressed Like a Skinny Superstar

Really exciting point-and-shoot cameras only come around every so often, and last year's Sony RX100 was one of them. It blew its pocket compact competitors away. It also cost $650, which is pricey for an enthusiast camera. The new scaled down Sony HX50V mimics the RX100's covetable aesthetics, and packs some… » 4/24/13 12:00am 4/24/13 12:00am

Fujifilm's New Superzoom Cameras Reach New Absurd Levels of…

Fujifilm's newly refreshed line of S series "bridge" cameras have some of the highest magnification zoom lenses out there. These cameras are for people who want big hulking DSLR cameras without all those complicated DSLR buttons for controlling things. But at least you can control the zoom SO MUCH. » 1/07/13 4:00pm 1/07/13 4:00pm

Olympus's New 40X Superzoom Camera Will Let You Snap All The Long…

Maybe you're trying to creepily snap spy shots of someone across the street. Or maybe you're unhealthily obsessed with photographing planes in flight. Either way, the measly 3X zoom on your point and shoot might not be enough. Maybe Olympus' latest superzoom, with 40X optical zoom and 1080p video capabilities, will… » 8/22/12 5:40pm 8/22/12 5:40pm

A Whopping 42x Optical Zoom Makes Nikon's P510 the Zoomiest Compact…

Nikon's new P510 superzoom crams 1000mm and 42x optical zoom of super telephoto capability into a compact camera, the longest optical zoom ever stuffed into a compact camera. The P500 the 510's replacing is 36x, and Canon's PowerShot SX40 HS comes in at 35x. » 1/31/12 11:30pm 1/31/12 11:30pm

Nikon Coolpix P100 26x Superzoom: Their First 1080p Video Camera

Oh, I've waited for this day. The day Nikon delivered legit HD video. Not only does the P100 deliver full 1080p video in H.264, it shoots 120FPS bursts, and goes with a 10MP CMOS sensor for better low-light performance. Yeah. » 2/02/10 11:00pm 2/02/10 11:00pm

Canon SX1 20x Superzoom Has 10MP CMOS Sensor, Shoots 1080p Video

A superzoom camera that makes sense to me. The SX1 eschews a crazy megapixel count with its 10MP CMOS sensor that pulls double duty delivering 1080p HD video recording with a 20x-wide angle zoom lens. » 2/17/09 11:00pm 2/17/09 11:00pm

Panasonic DMC-FZ8 Has More Megapixels for $50 Less Than Its Predecessor

Panasonic unleashed a blizzard of nine cameras today, and top of the list was the DMC-FZ8, a 7.2-megapixel super zoom with a 12x optical Leica lens on the front and a 2.5-inch viewscreen in the back. Holding things steady with that long lens is a Panasonic's optical image stabilizer. We're especially attracted to that… » 1/31/07 8:33am 1/31/07 8:33am

Kodak EasyShare P712

Kodak is aiming high into the "superzoom" category with its EasyShare P712, a 7.1-megapixel digital camera. It has a 12x optical zoom that gives you the equivalent of 36mm-to-432mm of long-lensed goodness. Also along for the ride is a 2.5-inch LCD screen as well as a high-rez electronic viewfinder and 30fps 640x480… » 6/20/06 9:47am 6/20/06 9:47am