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Nikon® S100 review

The Nikon S100 is a slim, ultra-compact model that has a lot of style and features for your money. The camera is a great option for people who want a portable model that doesn't skimp on any important features. We'll look at some of the best and worst parts...

Coolpix® S8200 review

This Nikon Coolpix S8200 Review is about a model in the high end of the company's "Style" series. The camera packs a lot of features into its small frame. The camera was released in mid-2011 and photographers have been using it to get great shots and video ever since....

PowerShot® SX260 HS review

The PowerShot SX260 HS is a high-end superzoom compact that's packed with all kinds of features. The SX line is well known for its zoom lineup and the SX260 carries on that tradition well. We'll look at some of the advanced options you get with this camera, along with...

Canon® PowerShot D20 review

The Canon PowerShot D20 is a rugged, waterproof camera that was released in early 2012. The camera is a good point and shoot in and of itself, but it comes with some additional features that are rare in this sector of the market. We'll look at some of these...

Canon® SX150 IS review

The Canon SX150 IS is a relatively large compact camera that comes with some nice features at a very good price. Canon released the camera in mid-2011 and it has been popular since then. The camera has several desirable features, but there are also some aspects that aren't for...

Nikon® L810 review

The Nikon L810 is a super-zoom model that was released in early 2012. It's a bit bigger than most in the compact point and shoot category, but it has many desirable features that come with the size. This camera has some specific features that will be very nice for...

Canon® ELPH 520 HS review

The Canon ELPH 520 HS is one of Canon's higher-end point and shoot options. This camera comes with a lot of the high end features that more advanced or savvy photographers want out of a compact model. That said, the 520 HS is still very accessible for all levels...

Nikon® S4100 review

The Nikon S4100 was released in early 2011. It's toward the middle of the "Style" series, between the low-end and high-end models. You'll get a good amount of features for a price that won't break the bank with the S4100. We're going to look at some of the best...

Nikon® S6100 review

The Nikon S6100 is a mid-range point and shoot that has been eclipsed by a few models, but is still widely available on the market today. As a result, you can get this camera for a great price in comparison to the newer models. In this post we'll look...

PowerShot® ELPH 310 HS review

The PowerShot ELPH 310 HS is a mid-range point and shoot from Canon that's become popular since its release in 2011. The camera has a lot of good features in a small and relatively inexpensive package. In this post we're going to look at some of the good and...

Canon® Rebel T2i review

The Canon Rebel T2i is an entry-level DSLR that was released in early 2010. It has since been replaced by the Canon T3i, but you can still get the Rebel T2i for a good price today. The Rebel T2i is a great first DSLR if you're in the...

Nikon® Coolpix S3100 review

The Nikon Coolpix S3100 is an entry-level compact camera that's big on style and takes good pictures for the price. The S3100 is a great option for people looking for an affordable point and shoot camera. We're going to take a look at some of the advantages and disadvantages...

Nikon® S9300 review

The Nikon S9300 is a high-end point and shoot that will satisfy even the most discerning photographer. It comes with all kinds of features for the size, and it won't set you back a hunk of money. The camera is versatile enough to work for everyone from along the...

Nikon® L24 review

The Nikon L24 is an entry-level point and shoot that's very popular on the market. It's an affordable option for someone getting into the digital camera market, or for someone who wants a solid camera without spending a lot of money. The Nikon L24 could also be a good...

Nikon® P310 review

The Nikon P310 is the replacement for the popular Nikon P300. The P310 is one of the best point and shoot models available on the market today, especially if you're already a photography aficionado. That's not to say the camera won't do for an entry-level model, however, because with...

Nikon® P510 review

The Nikon P510 is a record-breaker in the compact camera category. It holds the tile for the longest optimal zoom available on the market. The camera has 42x zoom, which blows the rest of the competition out of the water. The zoom isn't the only feature on the camera...

Nikon® S6200 review

The Nikon S6200 is a mid-range point and shoot that was released in mid-2011. This camera is a good choice for people who are looking for a solid all-around camera to carry with them in various situations. In this review we'll look at some of the good and bad features...

Nikon® D4 review

The Nikon D4 is the flagship model in Nikon's professional DSLR lineup. It was released in early 2012 to replace the Nikon D3s. The D4 is one of the best DSLRs on the market right now. In this review we'll take a look at some of...

Nikon® D3s review

The Nikon D3s is one of the flagship models in Nikon's full frame DSLR lineup. The D3s was released in 2009 and it has been going strong ever since. There are a couple of models above the D3s, such as the Nikon D3x and the

Canon® T3 review

The Canon T3 is the little brother to the Canon T3i. The T3 cost less, but it definitely presents a case of "you get what you pay for." The camera, which was released in early 2011, is geared toward photography enthusiasts who are looking to upgrade from...

Nikon® D700 review

The Nikon D700 was recently replaced by the Nikon D800, which means you can get the D700 for a great deal right now. The price of this model has already dropped some and will likely continue as time goes on. This review will give you some...

Canon® 60D review

The Canon 60D is the latest DSLR model in Canon's midrange line geared toward photography enthusiasts who aren't quite on the ready for a high-end, professional camera set-up. The 60D was released mid-2010 and replaced the 50D. The 60D is very affordable for its relatively advanced feature set. Canon's current...

Nikon®D3X Review

The Nikon D3X is the most recent Nikon release in the Nikon DX series. It's been on the market since 2008, and it is the successor of the Nikon D2X. Like its successor, the Nikon D3X is a DLSR that's primarily marketed to serious, professional photographers, and it's a DLSR...

Canon® A3300 vs Canon® 100 HS

If you're looking to buy a new point and shoot camera, chances are you've come across quite a few Canons that you're trying to decide between and the matchup of the Canon A3300 vs Canon 100 HS is a great place to start. Both...

Panasonic® DMC-TS3 vs Sony® TX10

If you're a rugged point and shoot fan looking for a new digicam, you may be wondering which camera would win in a Panasonic DMC-TS3 vs Sony TX10 competition. Both of these rugged cameras are wildly popular among outdoor enthusiasts and those prone to accidentally...

Canon® 100 HS Review

In the realm of affordable point and shoot cameras, the Canon 100 HS is most definitely one of the top dogs. It has all the features you'd expect from a $300 digicam with a $120 price tag. There's a lot to talk about in terms of this camera's specs...

Canon® A3300 Review

If you've been researching affordable point and shoot digital cameras, you've probably come across the Canon A3300. This popular digicam from Canon is easy-to-use, attractive, and takes pretty good pictures and videos. There are a few things that make the A3300 stand out in comparison to other popular cameras...

Sony® TX10 Review

The Sony TX10 is a point and shoot camera that doesn't sacrifice design in order to be rugged. This Sony Cybershot camera is sleek, attractive, and built to be taken with you wherever you go. It's waterproof, shock-proof, dust-proof, and freeze-proof. Plus, it can take pretty good pictures and...

Panasonic DMC-TS3 Review

If you want a rugged point and shoot camera you can take with you everywhere, you're probably considering the Panasonic DMC-TS3. This waterproof, shock-proof, freeze-proof camera has been one of the most popular rugged digital cameras on the market since its release around a year ago. If you're a...

Canon® 5D Mark III vs Nikon® D800

The Canon 5D Mark III vs Nikon D800 competition has officially commenced, now that both cameras have hit store shelves. Nikon and Canon recently released these new professional DLSRs, and each of these new cameras is making waves in the world of photography. The

Nikon® D800 Review

A little under a week ago, the highly anticipated Nikon D800 started shipping to photographers who pre-ordered the camera. Now that people have finally gotten their hands on this innovative DLSR, reviews are starting to pop up everywhere, and most reviewers only have good things to stay about the camera....

Nikon® Coolpix L120 Buying Guide

The Nikon Coolpix L120 has been out for a little over a year, and it's still one of the top and most affordable long range zoom digital cameras on the market. In terms of price and quality of specs, the L120 is middle of the road, and that's why it's...

Canon® 5D Mark III Release and Review

The first batch of Canon 5D Mark III cameras shipped yesterday. If you pre-ordered early, you should be receiving your new DLSR soon. If you pre-order now, you'll have to wait until the next batch of 5D Mark IIIs is released. Right now, Canon is only releasing limited amounts of...

Olympus® SP-800 UZ Camera Review

We've reviewed some cameras with decent optical zoom capabilities like the Kodak EasyShare Z5010, but we haven't explored too many cameras with incredible optical zoom capabilities like the Olympus SP-800 UZ. The Olympus SP-800 UZ is considered a super zoom camera thanks to its 30x optical zoom. In addition...

5D Video Recording Features Overview

The Canon EOS 5D Mark II made history when it was used to record the entire season finale of the popular television show, House MD in 2010. It became the first DLSR to ever record an episode of a hit television show, and, surprisingly, the video quality of the episode...

5D Viewfinder and Ergonomics

If the Canon EOS 5D Mark II has caught your eye, you may be wondering about the 5D viewfinder and ergonomics. Ask any photographer, and they'll tell you that it's the little things that matter when it comes to a DLSR. Sure, the 5D full frame sensor allows the...

5D Full Frame Sensor Benefits

If you're looking into any of the Canon 5D camera models, you may be wondering what the benefits of the 5D full frame sensor are. First of all, you should know that the original Canon EOS 5D was the first DLSR with a full frame sensor and relatively small body....

Canon® EOS 5D Mark II Camera Review and Features

Since the Canon EOS 5D Mark II was released in 2008, it has been one of the most popular DLSRs on the market. A few days ago, Canon launched the Canon EOS 5D Mark III, which is the successor of the Canon EOS 5D Mark II. Every time a new...

Kodak® EasyShare Z5010 Review

The Kodak EasyShare Z5010 easily joins the ranks of some of the best point and shoot cameras on the market, along with the Panasonic Lumix LX5 and the Canon G12. The Kodak EasyShare Z5010 definitely has some features that make it worthy of attracting a crowd. Additionally, it...

Panasonic® Lumix LX5 Digital Camera

We recently wrote a post about the Canon G12, a popular, high-end point and shoot camera, and now we'd like to introduce you to another popular point and shoot camera, the Panasonic Lumix LX5. The G12 caught our eye because of some of its specs like its ability to...

Nikon® D4 vs Canon® 1DX Camera Comparison

If you’re a professional photographer, the Nikon D4 and Canon 1DX are probably on your radar, and you’ve probably heard other photographers speculating about which professional DLSR would win in an official Nikon D4 vs Canon 1DX standoff. If you’re going...

Canon G12 Compact Review

If you've been investigating high-end, quality point and shoot cameras, you've probably heard people throwing the Canon G12's name around. The Canon G12 is one of Canon's best-known and most popular POWERSHOT cameras. This digital camera has a lot to offer photographers and generally provides an overall good user experience....

Nikon® P500 Full Review

The Nikon P500 is one of the most popular cameras in the Nikon COOLPIX series of digital cameras for a reason. It takes professional looking photos that are crisp, clear, and colorful. And it has incredible zoom capabilities, like many of the COOLPIX cameras. Although this camera is considered one...

Digital Photography with the Nikon® D3000

The Nikon D3000 is one of the prime examples of an entry-level, easy-to-use, relatively affordable DLSR. When it came out in 2009, it replaced Nikon's previous flagship entry-level camera, the D40, and it brought some new, more advanced features to the table. If you're a newcomer to the DLSR world,...

Nikon® J1 vs Sony® Alpha NEX C3 Camera Review

The Nikon J1 and the Sony Alpha NEX-C3 have each been out for less than a year, and they've easily become two of the most popular compact system cameras on the market, causing photographers to debate about which camera wins the Nikon J1 vs Sony Alpha...

Canon® 400D Review

In 2012, it's unlikely you'll hear a photographer claim that the Canon 400D is the best DLSR on the market. When the 400D was released in 2006, however, it was considered one of the top mid-range DLSRs. A lot has changed in the realm of DLSR technology since 2006. So,...

Canon® 1100D Review

If you're interested in getting a DLSR but not interested in the high price-tags of many DLSR options, you may be looking into the Canon 1100D. The Canon 1100D is a relatively affordable camera with specs that aren't too shabby. Like many entry-level DLSRs, however, it does lack some of...

Nikon® V1 Review

If you're looking for an easy-to-use compact system camera that takes pictures like a DLSR, the Nikon V1 is most likely on your list of cameras to investigate. The Nikon V1 has emerged as one of the top compact system cameras since its release in 2011, and it's helped make...

Canon® 550D Review

The Canon 550D has been a crowd favorite among amateur and hobby photographers since it was released in 2010. It's considered an affordable and reliable choice for a variety of reasons. Nikon fans are quick to point out the 550D's faults, and like most cameras, it does fall short in...

Nikon® D7000 Review

Our Nikon D7000 vs. Canon 7D post went into some detail about why the Nikon D7000 is one of the most popular DLSRs in its price range. Selling for around $2,000, the Nikon D7000 is a bit of a financial investment, especially for casual, beginning photographers. However,...

Nikon® D3100 Review

As we mentioned in our Nikon D3100 vs Canon T2i article, the Nikon D3100 is one of the best affordable, entry-level DLSRs on the market. If you're looking for a DLSR that is easy-to-use and able to produce high quality images, you should most definitely consider the Nikon...

Nikon® Coolpix S9300 vs Canon® PowerShot S100

If you're searching for an easy-to-use point and shoot camera that produces high quality images and allows you to record HD videos, you're probably wondering which camera wins the Nikon Coolpix S9300 vs Canon PowerShot S100 competition, since both the Nikon S9300 and the Canon...

Nikon® D90 vs Canon® 60D

If you're looking for a DLSR that's too technologically advanced to be considered entry-level but too affordable to be considered professional, the Nikon D90 and Canon 60D have probably caught your eye. These two popular cameras are crowd favorites among hobby photographers who are serious...

Nikon® D3000 vs Canon® Rebel XS

If you want a no frills, basic, affordable DLSR, you're probably deciding between the Nikon D3000 and the Canon Rebel XS. Both of these cameras are a bargain, usually selling for less than $500 a piece. And they provide the kind of quality you'd expect...

Canon® 5D vs 7D Camera Comparison and Review

The Canon EOS 5D Mark II is one of the highest rated DSLRs on the market right now. On the other hand, the Canon 7D, a camera that is very similar to the 5D, is more affordable, making it an attractive camera choice for photographers...

Nikon® D5100 vs Canon® T3i

If our overview of the Canon T3i piqued your interest, you may be wondering what other cameras are in the T3i’s class in order to fully explore your options before making a DLSR purchase. The Nikon D5100 is probably the T3i’s biggest competitor...

LG® Spectrum Fully Exposed

The Spectrum is LG's newest Verizon phone, and it's also one of LG's best creations to date. This phone's energy-efficient, True HD LCD display and its highly capable dual-core processor make it one of Verizon's best mobile offerings. When you stack this LG phone up against its top smartphone competitors,...

HTC® Amaze 4G Full Details and Specs

Why does it seem like AT&T and Verizon get all the best smartphones? Fortunately, T-Mobile users aren't totally deprived of good quality phones. They, at least, have access to the the Samsung Galaxy S II and the HTC Amaze 4G. Of the top phones at T-Mobile, the HTC Amaze 4G...

Samsung® Focus S: Everything You Need to Know

Quite a few reviewers have named the Samsung Focus S the best Windows phone on the market. Whether or not the Samsung Focus S is truly the top Windows phone is debatable, and it probably won't hold onto its high rank once the HTC Titan II is released. What we...

HTC® Rezound Review and Specs

The HTC Rezound is currently one of the most popular Verizon 4G LTE smartphones. It may not steal the show like the iPhone 4s or the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, but it's won more than a few mobile users over with its brilliant...

Motorola® Droid Razr: All the Details and Specs

The Motorola Droid Razr Maxx and its mighty battery have stolen the spotlight from the Motorola Droid Razr. But that doesn't mean that the Droid Razr doesn't deserve some praise. After all, it's the thinnest smartphone on earth right now. Plus, for a limited time, it comes in three different,...

Samsung® Galaxy Note Full Phone Specifications

The Samsung Galaxy Note has only been on the market for a little over a week, and it's already made a name for itself. The Galaxy Note is best known for its enormous 5.3 inch screen, which allows the phone to double as a mini-tablet. And, fortunately for Note users,...

Samsung® Galaxy S II Skyrocket Specifications

Samsung didn't put forth a whole lot of effort to promote their Galaxy S II Skyrocket when it was released near the end of 2011. However, the Galaxy S II Skyrocket pretty much promotes itself. It's one of the most fast, attractive, and technologically advanced smartphones on the market right...

HTC® Titan II Specs and Features

The HTC Titan II hasn't even been released yet, and it's already attracted a pretty big following. According to some sources, the Titan II will be released sometime in March of this year. Reviewers speculate that this new HTC phone will give the Windows smartphone OS a fighting chance in...

iPhone 4s: The Straight Facts

When the world expected Apple to launch the iPhone 5, they got the iPhone 4s instead. Fortunately for Apple fans, the iPhone 4s featured some major improvements when stacked up against its iPhone 4 predecessor. It came with the brand new iOS 5, a speedy A5 processor, a better camera,...

Samsung® Galaxy Nexus Overview

The Samsung Galaxy Nexus went down in history as the first smartphone to sport the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS. There was a lot of hype about Samsung's new flagship phone when it came out at the end of 2011, and the Galaxy Nexus has lived up to that...

LG® Nitro HD: Overview of Specs

The LG Nitro HD is one three AT&T 4G LTE phones. The roster of AT&T 4G LTE phones also includes the Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket and the HTC Vivid. Although the Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket is probably the most popular of the three phones, the LG Nitro HD...

Motorola® Droid Razr Maxx: Complete Details and Specs

The Motorola Droid RAZR MAXX has easily become one of the most popular smartphones on the market thanks to its battery life and overall solid specs. The idea of a smartphone that could last over 24 hours between battery charges would have seemed practically implausible six months ago. We are...

Top 5 Point and Shoot Cameras

The point and shoot camera market is awash with options. You can find everything from a simple camera that embodies the minimalist style to a super zoom model that still technically fits in the category. The gGadget team went through the lot and chose five that will serve every photography...

The Top 5 Smartphones of Early 2012

It seems like new phones are being announced every day. The onslaught can make it hard to choose the right phone for you. The gGadget team thinks there are some standout options if you’re looking to buy this year. We went through dozens of phones to find you what we...