Casio has unveiled the Exilim EX-ZR1000, an advanced compact camera that gets about everything a high-end pocket ultrazoom camera can dream of. Sometimes, Casio surprise us with a top camera, innovation, cutting-edge features, but these R&D efforts are often spoiled by their poor marketing. It is quite near to the Casio Exilim EX-ZR300 announced last [...]
12x compact cameras offer a versatile zoom lens which makes it perfect for travel camera. Panasonic was the first camera brand to launch 12x digital cameras with its Lumix range, later joined by Sony and it Cyber-shot line. Fujifilm, pretty good at developing fine optics is among the best 12x camera brands.
Announced in Japan last spring, the Casio EXILIM compact cameras flag ship, the ZR-300, is coming over to Europe. This 12.5x compact camera features a 24-300mm zoom lens. Less powerful (on paper) than the 20x lens 25-500mm equivalent of the Fujifilm Finepix F770 EXR (with GPS) or F800 EXR(with Wi-Fi) or the Sony HX20V, the [...]
This may be the most interesting camera in Olympus range for 2012 : the SH-21 is the only one featuring a backside illuminated CMOS sensor, a condition to offer decent high ISO image quality and a Full HD video mode. But I also like the Olympus SH-21 because it has a killer zoom lens : [...]