The Canon SD990 is the new top of the line ELPH, packing a massive 14.7 megapixels. You’ll also get 3.7x optical zoom, 1/1600s shutter speed, and the DIGIC 4 image processor.
Like the Olympus SP-565, Canon’s SX10 is ideal for shooting from afar, with a 20x optical zoom and image stabilization. This 10 MP camera also captures hi-res stills while shooting video.
Speed demons will love the Casio EX-FH20, which can shoot movies at 1,000 fps and do burst shots at 40 fps. It’s a user-friendly and lighter alternative to its big brother, the EX-F1.
Canon’s EOS 5D Mark II is a shot across the Nikon D90’s bow, as it also features full HD recording; it’s packed to the gills, with 21.1 MP, a full-frame CMOS sensor and max 25.6k ISO.
Targeted towards well-heeled camera connoisseurs with a six grand price point, the Leica M8.2 gets luxuries such as a metal blade focal plane shutter and sapphire crystal screen.
Lomo’s Action Sampler is a novelty 35mm camera that takes four pictures in one second, and then combines them into a single print. It’s a cheaper version of their Fisheye.
Not quite a DSLR yet not quite a point and shoot, Panasonic’s 12.1MP Lumix DMC-G1 uses a micro four thirds system that loses the mirror and prism but allows for swappable lens.
The Sony Alpha DSLR-A900’s chief bragging point is a 24.6MP 35 mm full-frame CMOS sensor. However, CNET reports that noise seems to be above average at high ISOs.
Above is a fantastic skateboarding video shot with a Red One Camera; it’s cheaper than professional cameras but will still set you back $17.5k for the body alone.
LG has unveiled the KC910 Renoir, a sleek successor to its Viewty cellphone. It sports a spacious 3″ touchscreen, 8 megapixel camera and 3G HSDPA; it’ll be available 10/08.
It’s not a DSLR, but the Olympus SP-565 UZ’s anti-blur tech and impressive 20x wide-angle optical zoom make this perfect for “close-up” shots–the non-peeping kind, of course.
Sony Ericsson’s C905 Cyber-Shot is packed to the gills: it features an 8.1 MP camera, geo-tagging, accelerometer, GPS and Wi-Fi. All this, plus quad-band support and an FM radio.
The Lomo Fisheye is a 35mm camera with a built-in fisheye lens and viewfinder. The “B” shutter takes night photos; the multiple shutter switch crams several shots into one frame.
The Sony DSC-T500 is a video friendly alternative to the T700. The 10.1 MP camera loses 4GB of internal memory, but gains 720p HD quality video recording with HDMI out to your HDTV.
The Nikon D90 is the first DSLR with video recording; yes, you can use any lens attached to the camera body (fisheye anyone?). Other specs: max ISO 6400, 12.3 megapixels.
Canon’s EOS 50D prosumer DSLR camera is now official, with 15.1 megapixels, Digic 4 processor and max ISO of 12,800. The latter hopefully bodes well for noise reduction.
The Olympus 1050 SW ain’t built for looks, but this camera will serve you well: its rugged body can be dropped from 5 feet, dunked in 10 feet of water and will still function at -14 degrees F.
LG’s KC910 is more camera than phone; it’s giant 8 MP camera has Schneider Kreuznach lens and max ISO 1600. Also: quad-band GSM, 3.2″ touch screen and TV-out.
New to their Cyber-shot line, the Sony DSC-W300 packs an impressive 13.6 megapixels. The images aren’t quite top notch, but the camera’s solid build quality and ease of use get high marks.
Ricoh’s latest set of R10 cameras updates their venerable R8 line with 10 megapixels. We actually like the retro 80s aesthetic and colors; it’s nostalgic yet still tastefully modern.
Fujifilm has released the FinePix S2000HD; the “HD” refers to the digital camera’s ability to record HD movies and widescreen stills. Other specs: 10 megapixels and 15x optical zoom.
Like yesterday’s Nikon S60, Sony’s Cyber-shot DSC-T700 also features a 3.5″ touchscreen in lieu of buttons. We also like the internal 4GB of memory, 10 MP and ISO 3200.
If a camera and an iPod Touch got together, you’d get Nikon’s Coolpix S60. The 10 megapixel camera only has one physical button for the shutter; the entire back is a 3.5″ touchscreen.
The Colorsplash Flash is a compact addon with 12 filters to add extra color to your Lomo shots. For the uninitiated, Lomography is a form of photography that toes the line between art and fun.
No, it’s not another creature from Spore: the DC800 MAXX is a digital camera system for divers; included is an 8 megapixel camera and two flashes with a maximum depth of 200 feet.
FujiFilm’s FinePix Z200fd camera finally comes to the US this September. While 10 megapixels is impressive, its “Couple Timer” can detect faces and their proximity to each other. Eww, cooties.
Sanyo’s Xacti line of compact HD cameras gets an upgrade with the HD800. Though seemingly a small step up from the HD700 on paper (from 7 MP to 8 MP), Akihabara News reports big noise reductions.
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