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Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-W810

Fewer manufacturers are spending time on developing point-and-shoots, especially sub-$100 budget compacts. Sony has continued to offer a handful of models and the W810 comes in as their most budget freindly for 2014. The saying you get what you pa...

Grade: B Price: $98.00

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Canon PowerShot D30

The Canon PowerShot D30, at the time of its introduction, has the deepest waterproof rating at 82 feet, but frankly, that's really all it has. The f3.9-4.8 lens is average for a point-and-shoot, but when you're heading underwater, there&#3...

Grade: C+ Price: $95.00

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Samsung WB35

The Samsung WB35 is a budget camera that still offers wi-fi and a 12x optical zoom, rare at this price point. Designed for those who like to share images online, the WB35 offers wi-fi and NFC with auto share and remote control. These features are ...

Grade: B+ Price: $87.00

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Canon PowerShot ELPH 135

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 135 is nearly identical to the 140 except it doesn't include any image stabilization. With a price difference of just $10, we recommend getting the Canon ELPH 140 since image stabilization can make a big impact on imag...

Grade: B- Price: $89.00

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Fujifilm FinePix AX660

A no-frills budget camera, the Fujfilm FinePix AX660 is priced under $100 and still offers HD video and a nice 2.7" LCD screen. The cameras uses a 1/2.3" sensor, so the resolution shouldn't be too bad, but, like other budget models, ...

Grade: B- Price: $99.00

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Nikon COOLPIX S3600

Nikon's cheapest Coolpix S-line camera for 2014 still keeps the 1/2.3" sensor, though it switches over to a CCD style. It sports a nice 8x optical zoom with vibration reduction, though doesn't offer wi-fi at this price and has a small...

Grade: B+ Price: $81.00

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Nikon COOLPIX L30

We're pleased to see that Nikon is sticking with a 1/2.3" size sensor with their budget models, instead of shrinking it down to hit the right price point. What you will sacrifice for this price is speed, with just a 1.1 fps burst mode, th...

Grade: C+ Price: $57.00

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Samsung Galaxy Camera 2

Samsung has made a few updates to their connected compact, the Galaxy Camera, with the introduction of the aptly named Galaxy Camera 2. The most notable is a better processor, which should help boost the image quality some. It's also sporting a ne...

Grade: B+ Price: $0.00

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Samsung NX30

With over a year since Samsung's introduction of the NX20, the 2013 top-of-the-line mirrorless NX30 sees quite a few improvements. There are plenty of advanced features on the NX30, so many that it's difficult to choose which ones to highlight. Wh...

Grade: A- Price: $0.00

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Nikon COOLPIX S02

Sub-$200 cameras are very much a hit and miss. Nikon's September 2013 budget compact, the S02, is directed towards consumers looking for a trendy, pocketable camera. Except for the lack of wi-fi, the S02 operates very much like a smart phone with ...

Grade: B- Price: $70.00

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Nikon COOLPIX L620

Nikon's popular compact zoom line received a nice speed upgrade with the Coolpix L620. While the older L610 took burst shots at a sluggish 1.9 fps, the L620 takes up to six photos in a row at 10 fps. Nikon has also added their high speed setting t...

Grade: A- Price: $71.00

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Nikon COOLPIX S3500

The Nikon S3500 adds another four megapixels to the previous model, but doesn't upgrade the CCD sensor size. Regardless, the 20.1 megapixel camera with a 7x zoom is still a decent choice for a a smaller, more affordable point-and-shoot. Nikon ...

Grade: B+ Price: $89.00

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Canon PowerShot ELPH 115

As far as budget models go, Canon seems to have found a nice balance between price and quality with the ELPH 115. The ELPH 115 uses a 16 megapixel 1/2.3" CCD that produces some pretty decent images and video considering the price tag. There are so...

Grade: A- Price: $89.00

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Canon EOS 6D

Just as Nikon announced their entry-level full frame camera, the D600, a few days ago, Canon has also entered into the fray with their 6D. Built upon what is essentially an enlarged 60D design, the 6D houses a 20.2 megapixel full-frame sensor, an ...

Grade: A- Price: $75.00

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Sigma SD1m

The SD1m has no changes from the original SD1, it is simply being re-branded alongside the new DP1m and DP2m. The original SD1 was announced at a ludicrous price and the new model brings the price down to just over $2000. It still has the same slo...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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Nikon Coolpix S01

A camera of the tiniest proportions, the S01 weighs in at just under 100 grams and proportions that may make it the smallest camera on the market. Nikon has achieved this engineering feat by packing in a smaller, cellphone camera sized 10.1 megapi...

Grade: B Price: $96.00

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Sigma DP2m

Sigma's DP1 was one of the first large-sensor compact cameras to hit the market, about a year ahead of the start of the mirrorless craze. The DP1m and DP2m finally exchange that initial 4.7 megapixel Foveon sensor, which had been used in the DP1, ...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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Sigma DP1m

Sigma's DP1 was one of the first large-sensor compact cameras to hit the market, about a year ahead of the start of the mirrorless craze. The DP1m and DP2m finally exchange that initial 4.7 megapixel Foveon sensor, which had been used in the DP1, ...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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Kodak EasyShare M750

A basic and inexpensive compact camera, this is most likely one of the last cameras Kodak will release following their bankruptcy and sale of the camera division. It's a no-frills model with a 16 megapixel sensor, 5x zoom, 720p video, and WiFi...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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Kodak EasyShare C135

Most likely the cheapest waterproof camera on the market, the C135 cuts corners wherever possible to keep costs low. There's no optical zoom at all, so you're stuck using a 35mm equivalent no matter what. The 2.4-inch LCD is pretty poor qu...

Grade: B- Price: $0.00

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Casio EX-ZS12

The ZS12 and ZS6 were announced at the same time, yet thus far we haven't been able to discern a difference between the two. Both are pretty straightforward point and shoots with 5x zoom and 720p HD video. Hopefully more information will leak soon...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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Casio EX-ZS6

The ZS12 and ZS6 were announced at the same time, yet thus far we haven't been able to discern a difference between the two. Both are pretty straightforward point and shoots with 5x zoom and 720p HD video. Hopefully more information will leak soon...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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Casio EX-ZS150

The ZS150 features a 16 megapixel sensor, 12.5x zoom, and 720p video recording. The main difference between this model and the cheaper ZS100 is the sensor; the ZS100 uses a 14 megapixel sensor. There's very little information on either of these mo...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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Olympus TG-1 iHS

The TG-1 iHS is the first waterproof camera that offers something to be excited about. Rather than focus solely on durability and neglect image quality as many underwater cameras do, the TG-1 offers a fast f2.0-4.9 4x lens that will make a real di...

Grade: B+ Price: $38.00

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Kodak EasyShare Z5120

A bit of a unique camera, the Z5120 has an impressive 26x zoom, fast f2.8 lens at the wide end, and 720p video recording. Kodak has even included manual modes. This is an unbeatable feature set for the price, but image quality is an unknown so far...

Grade: B+ Price: $0.00

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Casio EX-ZR15

A truly incremental upgrade, the ZR15 is exactly the same as its predecessor but now includes a 16 megapixel sensor rather than 12. The 7x zoom range, 1080p recording and high-speed video at lowered resolution, and even body remain unchanged. It d...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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Casio EX-ZS100

The ZS100 features a 14 megapixel sensor, 12.5x zoom, and 720p video recording. The main difference between this model and the more expensive ZS150 is the sensor; the ZS150 uses a 16 megapixel sensor. There's very little information on either of t...

Grade: B- Price: $0.00

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Nikon D800E

The Nikon D800E is everything the D800 is but with the anti-aliasing filter removed. The anti-aliasing filter slightly blurs captured images in order to avoid moire, the funky image artifact that arises out of photographing finely patterned textur...

Grade: A- Price: $55.00

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Nikon COOLPIX L26

Nikon's cheapest camera, the L24, gets an upgrade in the L26. The sensor has been switched out for a 16 megapixel CCD, the zoom is now 5x, and video has been increased to 720p. The camera still runs on AA's, too, which is both good and bad...

Grade: B- Price: $80.00

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Nikon COOLPIX S30

One of Nikon's cheapest cameras and a truly affordable waterproof camera, the S30 cuts a lot of corners but is a decent buy for the money. There's a tiny 10 megapixel sensor under the hood and an uncompetitive 3x zoom, yet for only $120 th...

Grade: B Price: $93.00