Top 10 Best Digital Cameras September 2012
- 20.2 MP Exmor”CMOS sensor – extreme low-light shots
- Bright F1.8 Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T lens with 3.6x zoom
- Full HD 1080/60p video with manual control and dual record, 101.6 mm x 58.1 mm x 35.9 mm, 213g (3.8oz.)
- 3-Inch Xtra Fine LCD display with bright whites & true blacks
- Ultra-slim, sophisticated aluminum body
Experience the DSC-RX100-Sony’s latest professional compact digital camera. Featuring a 20.2 megapixel Exmor 1″ CMOS sensor, the camera is well-equipped to produce crisp and detailed images in extreme low-light shots. Capture detailed images with the DSC-RX100’s 7.2x Clear Image digital zoom and bright F1.8 Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* lens with 3.6x zoom. With it’s ultra-slim and sophisticated aluminum body, the DSC-RX100 is the ultimate “high end compact” professional digital camera to take on the go.
- High Sensitivity MOS Sensor
- 24mm Ultra Wide Angle LEICA DC Lens with Powerful 20x Optical Zoom
- Full HD Video Recording with Stereo Microphone
- 0.1sec Light Speed AF
- 3″ LCD touchscreen
The 14.1-megapixel High Sensitivity MOS sensor is newly developed for the DMC-ZS20 for even higher image quality. This boasts better S/N ratio compared with the 14.1-megapixel MOS sensor in the DMC-ZS20. Together with the performance of the Venus Engine, quality of image shot in low-lit situations is dramatically improved reducing the noise to its half level*.
The DMC-ZS20 can record high-resolution full HD 1,920 x 1,080 60p (NTSC) videos in AVCHD Progressive (MPEG-4 / H.264) format. Upgrading the full HD recording capability from interlaced to progressive, subjects with fast motion or fine details are reproduced even more clearly. Incorporating a stereo zoom microphone, the videos also come with the high-quality stereo sound of Dolby® Digital Stereo Creator, to offer highly realistic sound to the video. Mechanical noise caused by a zooming operation is suppressed to improve the clearness.
3. Canon PowerShot SX260 HS 12.1 MP CMOS Digital Camera with 20x Image Stabilized Zoom 25mm Wide-Angle Lens and 1080p Full-HD Video (Black)
- 12.1 MP High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor, DIGIC 5 Image Processor
- 20x Optical Zoom, 25mm Wide-Angle lens, and Optical Image Stabilization
- 1080 Full HD video in stereo sound with a dedicated movie button; GPS tracker to record image locations on a map via Canon’s software
- Smart AUTO with 58 predefined shooting situations with new FACE ID, High-Speed Burst HQ for continuous capture at a maximum of 10 frames
12.1 MP High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor, DIGIC 5 Image Processor 20x Optical Zoom, 25mm Wide-Angle lens, and Optical Image Stabilization 1080 Full HD video in stereo sound with a dedicated movie button Smart AUTO with 58 predefined shooting situations with new FACE ID, High-Speed Burst HQ for continuous capture at a maximum of 10 frames GPS tracker to record image locations on a map via Canon’s software
4. Nikon COOLPIX L810 16.1 MP Digital Camera with 26x Zoom NIKKOR ED Glass Lens and 3-inch LCD (Black)
- 16.1 Megapixel CCD sensor
- 26x Zoom-NIKKOR ED glass lens
- 3-inch Ultra high resolution (921,000 dot) LCD
- HD (720p) Movies with Stereo Sound
The COOLPIX L810, with its incredible image quality, great zoom range and ease-of-use, will bring you photographic enjoyment for years to come. The 26x zoom captures high-resolution images, shot after shot for a broad variety of views-22.5mm wide-angle landscapes to 585mm telephoto shots, capturing action near or far. Enhance the moment and start recording HD (720p) movies with stereo sound at the touch of a button. Plus, L810 uses AA batteries, so you’re never waiting for a recharge.
- 12 Megapixel BSI CMOS Sensor with Full HD Video with HDMI, Multi-Motion Movie IS
- Waterproof (12m/40 ft), Shockproof (2m/6.6 ft) and Freezeproof (-10°C/14°F)
- 8x Super-Resolution Zoom and F2.0 Hi-Speed Lens and 4x Optical Zoom,Dimensions: 4.5 x 2.5 x 1.0 Inches
- iHS Technology, Dual image stabilization
- GPS & eCompass, Color : Dark silver
- Crushproof 220 lbf.
- 3.0-Inch screen and 610k OLED
World’s First f2.0 High-Speed Lens on a Tough Camera. Olympus’ newest Tough model draws on their extensive history of creating rugged, durable cameras that take the worry out of life-on-the-go shooting. This revolutionary TOUGH model introduces the World’s First Ultra-Bright, High-Speed f2.0 lens on a Tough camera allowing you to capture dramatically better images in low-light and fast action situations than any other rugged model currently on the market*. The combination of durability and outstanding image quality makes it possible to shoot in even the harshest of conditions. Just imagine: capture beautiful underwater scenes and aquatic life, snap photos of triumphant arrivals to dusk-lit peaks, record your ride down the rapids in dazzling 1080p Full HD Video. The possibilities are truly endless.*as of April 23rd, 2012
- 10.0-megapixel sensor and the DIGIC 4 Image Processor combine to create Canon’s HS SYSTEM for improved low light performance
- Shoot 720p HD video in stereo sound; HDMI output
- Canon’s Hybrid IS compensates for angular and shift camera shake during close-up shooting
- 5x optical zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer; 28mm wide-angle lens; optical viewfinder
- Capture images and video to SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card, MultiMediaCard, MMC Plus Card, HC MMC Plus Card (not included)
Canon’s 4342B001 PowerShot G12 10MP Compact Digital Camera is ready to impress the advanced amateurs who have always celebrated the G Series. The G12 is still loaded with powerful technologies that has made the G Series cameras so renowned, like the Canon HS SYSTEM, 2.8-inch Vari-angle Pure Color System LCD, and RAW + JPEG image modes. Now, this flagship camera paves the way with these new upgrades like 720p HD Video with stereo sound to get crystal clear footage, multiple aspect ratios, High Dynamic Range, Electronic Level, Tracking AF, a Front Dial and much more to give you even more creative control than before.1-Year Limited Warranty.
7. Nikon COOLPIX P510 16.1 MP CMOS Digital Camera with 42x Zoom NIKKOR ED Glass Lens and GPS Record Location (Black)
- 16.1 Megapixel CMOS sensor
- 42x Zoom-NIKKOR ED glass lens
- 3-inch Ultra-high-resolution (921,000 Dot) LCD
- Full HD (1080p) Movies with Stereo Sound
- GPS record location information of your pictures and movies
The Nikon COOLPIX P510 Digital Camera features its amazing 1/2.3in CMOS Sensor as it captures 16MP photos and full HD video clips. Also, this digital camera brags its wonderful zooming feature, with up to 42x optical zoom and 2x digital zoom. It comes with 90MB Internal storage and uses SD, SDHC, or SDXC memory card to further expand your media. For connectivity, this new digital camera uses high-speed USB 2.0 or mini-HDMI interface for you to enjoy connecting it to other devices.
8. Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V 18.2 MP Exmor R CMOS Digital Camera with 30x Optical Zoom and 3.0-inch LCD (Black) (2012 Model)
- 18.2 megapixels “Exmor R” CMOS sensor for superior low-light performance
- 30X optical zoom
- 3.0-inch LCD
- GPS and Compass record shot location & direction
- Optical SteadyShot image stabilization with 3-way Active Mode
Capture shots like a pro with the Sony DSC-HX200V. Its 18.2MP sensor and 30x optical/60x Clear Image zoom capture breathtaking photos at up to 10fps, plus ultra-stabilized Full HD 1080/60p videos. Also, the High Speed Focus improves AF speed and accuracy, while a GPS and compass record location shot direction so you can share your trips online.
- 48x Intelligent zoom, less ghost with Nano Surface Coating Lens, Power O.I.S.
- 60p Full HD Video Recording with OIS Active mode
- Full range F2.8, 24x Optical Zoom Leica DC Lens
- 12MP new high sensitivity MOS sensor
- High resolution EVF (1.3M dot), High speed AF 0.1 sec, High speed burst shooting 12fps
The LUMIX FZ200 is Panasonic’s first digital compact camera to offer the incredible advantages of a full range F2.8 aperture across the entire zoom range. A newly developed 12.1-megapixel High Sensitivity MOS sensor and high performance image processing. Light Speed AF (auto focus) combines with the LUMIX FZ200’s ability to capture high speed burst shooting. The LUMIX FZ200’s powerful 24x optical zoom can be increased to 48x equivalent with the Intelligent Zoom function. A newly developed 0.2-inch EVF (Electronic View Finder) features a 1,312,000-dot equivalent high resolution. The LUMIX FZ200’s body has been designed as a full-fledged shooting style digital compact camera with ultimate controllability. Comes with Panasonic Lumix FZ200 Digital Camera, Li-ion Battery Pack, Battery Charger, USB Cable, Shoulder Strap, CD-ROM, Lens Cap, Lens Cap String, Lens Hood and One Year Limited Warranty.
- 3-inch LCD display
- High Quality Fujinon 24x Optical Zoom Lens
- 14MP CCD
- 720p HD Movies
- 4-AA Batteries
The Finepix S4200 is specifically designed for users who want maximum reach without compromising image quality or convenience. Featuring high-quality 24x Fujinon optical zoom lens, the S4200 offers advanced features in compact, robust, easy to use body. In addition, the S4200 also offers key performance improvements in speed and functionality to ensure photographers have all they need to capture high quality images in a wide range of shooting conditions.
Dual Image Stabilization is the combination of high sensitivity and CCD shift image stabilization that works to eliminate blurred photos by freezing action and minimizing blurs at maximum zoom range. Equipped with SR AUTO, an auto 6 scene-recognition function with fully loaded detection functions that detect faces, blinks and smiles for clear optimized people photos. Red-eye removal automatically detects and corrects flash reflection for a perfect end result.
Copyright 2012 David Masters