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Olympus Stylus 7030

The Stylus 7030 looks to be a solid point and shoot. The specs stack up to similarly priced models from Samsung, Kodak, and Panasonic that were announced at CES 2010. While the non-HD motion JPEG video is subpar this year, Olympus must be banking ...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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Olympus VG-120

The VG-120 isn't a standout in any way, but includes a number of standard features at a very low cost. You'll find 14 megapixels, a 5x optical zoom lens and 720p HD video recording. We do find it hard to recommend this camera given Olympus' past r...

Grade: C Price: $75.00

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Olympus VG-110

The VG-110 looks like an uninspiring point-and-shoot. Judging by Olympus' track record with cheap compacts, there won't be a compelling reason to buy it. It's cheap and it has some built-in art filters, but we don't expect much at all.

Grade: C- Price: $90.00

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Lytro Light Field 8 GB

Lytro took the photography world by storm with the announcement of its Light Field cameras that, with the help of a new light capturing process, can actually be refocused after an image has been taken. The image is made with all the necessary soft...

Grade: B- Price: $43.00

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W620

The W-series has done really well in the past couple years, blending a diminutive size with stylish brushed-metal body and snappy performance. The W620 comes in at $10 more than the W610, yet we aren't sure that's money well-spent. The zoom gets a...

Grade: B Price: $80.00

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Canon PowerShot A810

The Canon A810 sits on the bottom rung of Canon’s PowerShot lineup, announced at a very affordable $109. Canon compacts typically have among the best image quality on the market, yet past A-series models have really run the gamut from downri...

Grade: C+ Price: $99.00

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Nikon COOLPIX S3300

The S3300 and S4300 are essentially identical other than the S4300's larger 3-inch LCD. Both have 16 megapixel sensors and a useful 6x zoom with a 26mm wide-angle. The video, as you'd expect from a CCD sensor, is 720p. Unless you need the ...

Grade: C Price: $99.00

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Sony DSC-W710

Cameras for under $100 that can still take crisp images are rather hard to come by, but this Sony seems to do the trick. Retailing at $99 MSRP, this camera isn't as fast or crisp as more advanced Sony models, but the images are detailed and clear ...

Grade: B+ Price: $90.00

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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: B- Price: $89.00

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Canon EOS Rebel SL1

Advertised as the smallest DSLR on the market, the Canon EOD Rebel SL1 has received positive initial reviews. The SL1 has the same sensor and processor as the popular but larger T5i, however it's 4 fps burst speed is slightly slower than the T...

Grade: B- Price: $17.00

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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: $99.00

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Fujifilm FinePix JX660

The JX660 is a very basic model from Fujifilm, though it offers a rechargeable battery (unlike the AZ660). The resolution isn't bad for the price with the 16 megapixel 1/2.3" sensor, but like the other $100ish cameras out there, it's ...

Grade: B+ Price: $100.00

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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: C- Price: $90.00

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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: $83.00

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Nikon Coolpix S33

The Nikon Coolpix S33 is hiding quite a few surprises for a budget camera. While users will find better quality with pricier models like the Olympus TG-3, there's not a whole lot of cameras with similar features for under $150.First off, the i...

Grade: C+ Price: $99.00

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Nikon COOLPIX L32

The phrase "you get what you pay for" certainly applies to cameras, and the $120 Nikon Coolpix L32 budget cam is no exception. The basic camera might be suited for some, but as with any budget model, proceed with extreme caution.The L32 ...

Grade: C+ Price: $97.00

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Polaroid Snap

Move aside, boring budget cameras. The Polaroid Snap isn't just cheap, it's one of the more entertaining point-and-shoot cameras on the market. That's because, along with saving a 10 megapixel digital file, it also spits out 2x3 instan...

Grade: B- Price: $100.00

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Olympus PEN E-PL8

The Olympus PEN E-PL8 may be one of the manufacturers' more affordable options, but it's still a serious shooter with a stylish, compact body and solid features.Using the same Micro Four Thirds sensor, the E-PL8 offers 16 megapixel resolut...

Grade: B+ Price: $29.00

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Polaroid Snap Touch

The original idea behind photo sharing is back with a newly remained camera. the Polaroid Snap Touch is technically a digital camera -- it uses a 13 megapixel digital sensor -- but it spits out instant prints true to Polaroid's past.The camera...

Grade: B- Price: $29.00

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Sony Cybershot W330

Replaced by the W530. Here's what we had to say back in early 2010:The W330 is pretty standard fare for a point-and-shoot circa 2010: 14.1 megapixels, 4x optical zoom, 3-inch LCD, a bunch of auto and preset-scene modes. The best part is the sleek,...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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Pentax W80

The Pentax W80 holds up the bottom end of the all-weather, waterproof, shockproof, freezeproof marketplace. It's certainly tough, but the image quality just doesn't stack up to that of its outdoorsy competitors like the Olympus TOUGH 8000. You'll ...

Grade: B- Price: $0.00

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Nikon S220

The S220 is tiny, and that's about all it has going for it. The image quality and response time are poor. Dozens of users complained about the S220's grainy, noisy pictures that look terrible even on Facebook. We ranked it as one of our five worst...

Grade: C Price: $0.00

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Canon Powershot SD950 IS

This is an old model, and has since been replaced by several new cameras. The most recent update is the SD1300. Here's what we had to say when the SD950 was released in October 2007:We're big fans of the Canon SD ultracompact line as it is, but th...

Grade: C+ Price: $0.00

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Casio Exilim ZS10

Casio cameras are almost always cheap, but they're still stylish, pocket-sized shooters. This potent mix has caught many a teenager's eye. Those teens' parents probably warned them that you get what you pay for, but a camera's cost often has more ...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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Pentax K100D (With Lens)

Simplified operation and a user-friendly interface make the Pentax K100D a good choice for consumers new to the digital SLR market. The K100D makes no bones about it. This camera wants to be your first digital SLR. It boasts a lightweight, relativ...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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Casio Exilim EX-Z9

A budget ultra compact from Casio, the EX-Z9 features an 8.1-megapixel sensor paired with a 3x optical zoom lens. Designed to be as easy to use as possible for beginning photographers, it includes an "easy mode" that limits the menu to three optio...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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Sony Cybershot T20

The fashionista's favorite camera... and perhaps the photo lover's, too. The Sony T20 is a new ultra-stylish addition to Sony's Cybershot line of T model cameras. Similar to its big brother the T100, this camera has a slightly smaller LCD and le...

Grade: C Price: $0.00

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Kodak EasyShare Z885

The Kodak EasyShare Z885 keeps things interesting with a piano black body and an above-average 5x optical zoom. For point-and-shoot photographers who'd like a little extra boost in their shooting, that's a nice step above the typical 3x.

Grade: C+ Price: $0.00

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Pentax *ist DS

The Pentax *ist DS offers a remarkable combination of portability and power. With a 6-megapixel image sensor and a body that is noticeably smaller than the competition, the *ist DS offers all the capability of an SLR without usual size and weight...

Grade: D+ Price: $0.00

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Fuji FinePix J38

The Fuji FinePix J38 has since been replaced by the Fuji FinePix JV100. Here's what we said about the J38 when it first came out:If you're looking for a budget camera but don't want to end up with some unsightly, unattractive hunk of plastic, the ...

Grade: C+ Price: $0.00