point and shoot

Fuji XF1

B&H now has the Fuji XF1 retro point and shoot camera in stock.  As noted in my hands-on time with the camera, the XF1 features a unique lens twist/pull function to power the camera on, as well as a rotating zoom feature for the lens.

The Fuji XF1 is available in black, red and tan, all of which are currently in stock here at B&H Photo.

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Fuji SL300

Amazon has the Fuji SL300 14MP w/ 30x zoom lens point and shoot for $149.95 as its Goldbox Deal of the Day today.  The camera is usually $190, so this is a $40 savings.  Check it out here on Amazon’s Goldbox Deal page.

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Panasonic LX5

The powerful Panasonic LX5 point and shoot camera is available for $249.95 at B&H right now (normally $319.95).  Check it out here at B&H Photo (also available in white).

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Fuji XF1 Hands-On

by on November 2, 2012

in Fuji

Fuji XF1

The Fuji XF1 is the latest X-Series point and shoot camera.  It features a retro-style that’s as much of what defines the camera as technical features like the 12MP EXR CMOS sensor and f/1.8 lens.

The XF1 is certainly a pretty camera, and those specs put it near the top of point and shoot models around. The prints from the XF1 that I saw at PhotoPlus looked solid, which is promising for a camera as pretty as this one. [click to continue…]

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Sony RX100 Review

by on November 1, 2012

in Sony

The Sony Cyber-shot RX100 is a 20MP point and shoot camera.  But this isn’t just any point and shoot camera.  The RX100 sets itself apart from every other compact camera out there thanks to a much larger image sensor, which measures the same size as the Nikon 1 Series mirrorless camera system.  Somehow, Sony managed to cram that sensor into a pocketable digicam.

Read on to find out if that big sensor combined with the rest of the RX100 features is enough to make this camera the king of pocket cams. [click to continue…]

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Nikon S800c

The new Android-powered Nikon S800c is in stock and now shipping.  In addition to the new Android features, the S800c sports a 16MP CMOS sensor, 10x optical zoom lens and 1080p HD video capture.

Check it out here at B&H Photo.

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