Compact

Ricoh Launches $800 16MP Compact Camera

Pre-orders are now being accepted for the Ricoh GR compact camera. The new GR features a 16MP APS-C CMOS image sensor for shooting low-noise, super-high resolution images, and full 1080p HD video. The camera is capable of high sensitivity from ISO 100 all the way to ISO 25600, and 4 fps of continuous shooting.

Large-Sensor Compact Camera

The GR also ships with a range of helpful features like in-body RAW-data development and a dedicated depth of field preview button. Other features include: A fixed 18.3 mm f/2.8 lens, pop-up flash and Eye-Fi card compatibility.

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

General

Manufacturer: 
Canon
Alternate Names: 
Canon PowerShot SX280 HS
Release Date: 
15 Apr, 2013
Release Year: 
2013

Sensor / Image Capture

Sensor Type: 
BSI-CMOS
Sensor Size: 
6.17 x 4.55 mm (1/2.3")
Effective Megapixels: 
12.10
Total Pixels: 
12.80
Pixel Density: 
42.4 MP/cm²
Image Stabilization: 
Yes
Processor: 
Digic 6
Exposure
ISO Settings: 
Auto 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400
Max ISO: 
6400
Min ISO: 
100
Min Shutter Speed: 
15
Max Shutter Speed: 
1/3200
Exposure Comensation: 
±2 EV (at 1/3 EV steps)
Metering: 
Multi, Center-weighted, Spot
Aperture Priority (Av): 
Yes
Shutter Priority (Tv): 
Yes
Lens
Auto Focus: 

Yes, TTL Autofocus

Manual Focus: 
Yes
Optical Zoom: 
20x
Digital Zoom: 
Yes
Wide Zoom: 
Yes
Focus Range: 
5 cm to Infinity, 2.0 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 
5 - 50 cm, 2.0 - 19.7 in
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 
25 - 500 mm
Aperture Range: 
f/3.5 (W) - f/6.8 (T)
Flash
Flash (Built-in): 
Yes
Flash (External): 
Yes (HF-DC2)
Flash Range: 
[W]: 0.49 to 3.35 m, [T]: 1.01 to 2.01 m
Flash Modes: 
Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync
Viewfinder
Optical Viewfinder: 
No
Digital Viewfinder: 
No
Viewfinder Type: 
None
Display
Live View: 
Yes
Video
Video / Movie Mode: 
Yes
Video Frame Rate: 
1920 x 1080 (60, 30 fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps) 640 x 480 (30, 120 fps), 320 x 240 (240 fps)
Video Resolutions: 
1920 x 1080 (60, 30 fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps) 640 x 480 (30, 120 fps), 320 x 240 (240 fps)
Video Formats: 
MP4
Storage
Memory Formats: 
SD, SDHC, SDXC
Audio Formats: 
AAC
Uncompressed Formats: 
No
Performance
Continuous Drive: 
Yes
Continuous Drive Rate: 
3.8 fps
Battery
Battery Type: 
Li-ion NB-6L Battery
Battery Power: 
3.7 V
Battery Standby: 
210 shots
Connectivity
Video Out: 
Yes
Audio In / Mic: 
No
Audio Out: 
Yes
USB: 
USB 2.0 High Speed
HDMI: 
Yes
Other
Remote Control: 
No
Self Timer: 
Yes
GPS: 
Yes
Wi-Fi: 
Yes

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

General

Manufacturer: 
Sony
Alternate Names: 
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300
Release Date: 
15 Apr, 2013
Release Year: 
2013

Sensor / Image Capture

Sensor Type: 
BSI-CMOS
Sensor Size: 
6.17 x 4.55 mm (1/2.3")
Effective Megapixels: 
18.2
Total Pixels: 
21.1
Pixel Density: 
63.79 MP/cm²
Image Stabilization: 
Yes
Processor: 
Bionz
Exposure
ISO Settings: 
Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
Max ISO: 
3200
Min ISO: 
80
Min Shutter Speed: 
4
Max Shutter Speed: 
1/1600
Exposure Comensation: 
±2 EV (at 1/3 EV steps)
Metering: 
Multi, Center-weighted, Spot
Aperture Priority (Av): 
No
Shutter Priority (Tv): 
No
Lens
Auto Focus: 

Yes

Manual Focus: 
No
Optical Zoom: 
20x
Digital Zoom: 
Yes
Wide Zoom: 
Yes
Focus Range: 
5 cm to Infinity, 2.0 in to Infinity
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 
25 - 500 mm
Aperture Range: 
f/3.5 (W) - f/6.5(T)
Flash
Flash (Built-in): 
Yes
Flash (External): 
No
Flash Range: 
[W]: 0.2 to 4.3 m, [T]: 2.0 to 2.4 m
Flash Modes: 
Auto, On, Off, Slow Sync, Advanced Flash
Viewfinder
Optical Viewfinder: 
No
Digital Viewfinder: 
No
Viewfinder Type: 
None
Display
Live View: 
Yes
Video
Video / Movie Mode: 
Yes
Video Frame Rate: 
1920 x 1080 (60 fps), 1440 x 1080 (60, 30 fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Video Resolutions: 
1920 x 1080 (60 fps), 1440 x 1080 (60, 30 fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Video Formats: 
MP4
Storage
Memory Formats: 
MS Duo, MS PRO Duo, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Audio Formats: 
AC3
Uncompressed Formats: 
No
Performance
Continuous Drive: 
Yes
Continuous Drive Rate: 
10 fps
Battery
Battery Type: 
Li-ion NP-BX1 Battery
Battery Standby: 
500 shots
Connectivity
Video Out: 
Yes
Audio In / Mic: 
No
Audio Out: 
Yes
USB: 
USB 2.0 High Speed
HDMI: 
Yes
Other
Remote Control: 
No
Self Timer: 
Yes
GPS: 
No
Wi-Fi: 
Yes

Canon PowerShot N

General

Manufacturer: 
Canon
Alternate Names: 
Canon PowerShot N
Release Date: 
15 Feb, 2013
Release Year: 
2013

Sensor / Image Capture

Sensor Type: 
CMOS
Sensor Size: 
6.17 x 4.55 mm (1/2.3")
Effective Megapixels: 
12.30
Total Pixels: 
12.80
Pixel Density: 
42.4 MP/cm²
Image Stabilization: 
Yes
Processor: 
Digic 5
Exposure
ISO Settings: 
Auto 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400
Max ISO: 
6400
Min ISO: 
80
Min Shutter Speed: 
15
Max Shutter Speed: 
1/2000
Exposure Comensation: 
±2 EV (at 1/3 EV steps)
Metering: 
Multi, Center-weighted, Spot
Aperture Priority (Av): 
No
Shutter Priority (Tv): 
No
Lens
Auto Focus: 

Yes, TTL Autofocus

Manual Focus: 
No
Optical Zoom: 
8x
Digital Zoom: 
Yes
Wide Zoom: 
Yes
Focus Range: 
1 cm to Infinity, 0.4 in to Infinity
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 
28 - 224 mm
Aperture Range: 
f/3.0 (W) - f/5.9 (T)
Flash
Flash (Built-in): 
Yes
Flash (External): 
No
Flash Range: 
[W]: 0.5 to 1.6 m
Flash Modes: 
Auto, On, Slow Synchro, Off
Viewfinder
Optical Viewfinder: 
No
Digital Viewfinder: 
No
Viewfinder Type: 
None
Display
Live View: 
Yes
Video
Video / Movie Mode: 
Yes
Video Frame Rate: 
1920 x 1080 (24 fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30, 120 fps), 320 x 240 ( 240 fps)
Video Resolutions: 
1920 x 1080 (24 fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30, 120 fps), 320 x 240 ( 240 fps)
Video Formats: 
MOV
Storage
Memory Formats: 
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
Audio Formats: 
Linear PCM
Uncompressed Formats: 
No
Performance
Continuous Drive: 
Yes
Continuous Drive Rate: 
2.3 fps
Battery
Battery Type: 
Li-ion NB-9L Battery
Battery Standby: 
200 shots (Normal), 280 shots (ECO Mode)
Connectivity
Video Out: 
No
Audio In / Mic: 
No
Audio Out: 
No
USB: 
USB 2.0 High Speed
HDMI: 
Yes
Other
Remote Control: 
No
Self Timer: 
Yes
GPS: 
Yes
Wi-Fi: 
Yes

Canon PowerShot A2500

General

Manufacturer: 
Canon
Alternate Names: 
Canon PowerShot A2500
Release Date: 
15 Apr, 2013
Release Year: 
2013

Sensor / Image Capture

Sensor Type: 
CCD
Sensor Size: 
6.17 x 4.55 mm (1/2.3")
Effective Megapixels: 
16.00
Total Pixels: 
16.60
Pixel Density: 
56.06 MP/cm²
Image Stabilization: 
Yes
Processor: 
Digic 4
Exposure
ISO Settings: 
Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
Max ISO: 
1600
Min ISO: 
100
Min Shutter Speed: 
15
Max Shutter Speed: 
1/2000
Exposure Comensation: 
±2 EV (at 1/3 EV steps)
Metering: 
Multi, Center-weighted, Spot
Aperture Priority (Av): 
No
Shutter Priority (Tv): 
No
Lens
Auto Focus: 

Yes

Manual Focus: 
No
Optical Zoom: 
5x
Digital Zoom: 
Yes
Wide Zoom: 
Yes
Focus Range: 
3 cm to Infinity, 1.2 in. to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 
3 - 50 cm, 1.2 - 19.7 in
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 
28 - 140 mm
Aperture Range: 
f/2.8 (W) - f/6.9 (T)
Flash
Flash (Built-in): 
Yes
Flash (External): 
No
Flash Range: 
[W]: 0.5 to 3.0 m, [T]: 1.0 to 1.2 m
Flash Modes: 
Auto, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Flash Off
Viewfinder
Optical Viewfinder: 
No
Digital Viewfinder: 
No
Viewfinder Type: 
None
Display
Live View: 
Yes
Video
Video / Movie Mode: 
Yes
Video Frame Rate: 
1280 x 720 (25 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Video Resolutions: 
1280 x 720 (25 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Video Formats: 
MOV
Storage
Memory Formats: 
SD, SDHC, SDXC
Audio Formats: 
Linear PCM
Uncompressed Formats: 
No
Performance
Continuous Drive: 
Yes
Continuous Drive Rate: 
0.8 fps
Battery
Battery Type: 
Li-ion NB-11L Battery
Battery Power: 
3.7 V
Battery Standby: 
220 shots (Normal), 300 shots (ECO Mode)
Connectivity
Video Out: 
Yes
Audio In / Mic: 
No
Audio Out: 
Yes
USB: 
USB 2.0 High Speed
HDMI: 
No
Other
Remote Control: 
No
Self Timer: 
Yes
GPS: 
No
Wi-Fi: 
No

Samsung ST72

General

Manufacturer: 
Samsung
Alternate Names: 
Samsung ST72
Release Date: 
30 Mar, 2013
Release Year: 
2013

Sensor / Image Capture

Sensor Type: 
CCD
Sensor Size: 
6.17 x 4.55 mm (1/2.3")
Effective Megapixels: 
16.2
Total Pixels: 
16.56
Pixel Density: 
56.79 MP/cm²
Image Stabilization: 
Yes
Exposure
ISO Settings: 
Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
Max ISO: 
3200
Min ISO: 
80
Min Shutter Speed: 
8
Max Shutter Speed: 
1/2000
Exposure Comensation: 
±2 EV (at 1/3 EV steps)
Metering: 
Multi, Spot, Centre Weighted, Face Detection AE
Aperture Priority (Av): 
No
Shutter Priority (Tv): 
No
Lens
Auto Focus: 

Yes, TTL Auto Focus

Manual Focus: 
No
Optical Zoom: 
5x
Digital Zoom: 
Yes
Wide Zoom: 
Yes
Focus Range: 
80 cm to Infinity, 31.5 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 
5 - 80 cm, 2.0 - 31.5 in.
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 
25 - 125 mm
Aperture Range: 
f/2.5 (W) - f/6.3 (T)
Flash
Flash (Built-in): 
Yes
Flash (External): 
None
Flash Range: 
[W]: 0.2 to 4.0 m, [T]: 0.5 to 1.6 m
Flash Modes: 
Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Fill-in flash, Slow sync, Flash Off, Red-eye fix
Viewfinder
Optical Viewfinder: 
No
Digital Viewfinder: 
No
Viewfinder Type: 
None
Display
Live View: 
Yes
Video
Video / Movie Mode: 
Yes
Video Frame Rate: 
1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps)
Video Resolutions: 
1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps)
Video Formats: 
MP4
Storage
Memory Formats: 
microSD, microSDHC
Audio Formats: 
AAC
Performance
Continuous Drive: 
No
Battery
Battery Type: 
Li-ion BP-70A Battery
Battery Power: 
700mAh
Connectivity
Video Out: 
Yes
Audio In / Mic: 
No
Audio Out: 
Yes
USB: 
USB 2.0 High Speed
HDMI: 
No
Other
Remote Control: 
No
Self Timer: 
Yes
GPS: 
No
Wi-Fi: 
No

Samsung DV150F

General

Manufacturer: 
Samsung
Alternate Names: 
Samsung DV150F
Release Date: 
30 Mar, 2013
Release Year: 
2013

Sensor / Image Capture

Sensor Type: 
CCD
Sensor Size: 
6.17 x 4.55 mm (1/2.3")
Effective Megapixels: 
16.2
Total Pixels: 
16.6
Image Stabilization: 
No
Exposure
ISO Settings: 
Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
Max ISO: 
3200
Min ISO: 
80
Min Shutter Speed: 
8
Max Shutter Speed: 
1/2000
Exposure Comensation: 
±2 EV (at 1/3 EV steps)
Metering: 
Multi, Center-weighted, Spot, Face Detection AE
Aperture Priority (Av): 
No
Shutter Priority (Tv): 
No
Lens
Auto Focus: 

Yes, TTL Auto Focus

Manual Focus: 
No
Optical Zoom: 
5x
Digital Zoom: 
Yes
Wide Zoom: 
Yes
Focus Range: 
80 cm to Infinity, 31.5 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 
5 - 80 cm, 2.0 - 31.5 in.
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 
25 - 125 mm
Aperture Range: 
f/2.5(W) - f/6.3(T)
Flash
Flash (Built-in): 
Yes
Flash (External): 
None
Flash Range: 
[W]: 0.2 to 4.1 m, [T]: 0.5 to 1.4 m
Flash Modes: 
Auto, Red-eye reduction, Fill-in flash, Slow sync, Red-eye fix
Viewfinder
Optical Viewfinder: 
No
Digital Viewfinder: 
No
Viewfinder Type: 
None
Display
Live View: 
Yes
Video
Video / Movie Mode: 
Yes
Video Frame Rate: 
1280 x 720 (30, 15 fps), 640 x 480 (30, 15 fps), 320 x 240 (30, 15 fps)
Video Resolutions: 
1280 x 720 (30, 15 fps), 640 x 480 (30, 15 fps), 320 x 240 (30, 15 fps)
Video Formats: 
MP4
Storage
Memory Formats: 
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
Audio Formats: 
AAC
Uncompressed Formats: 
No
Performance
Continuous Drive: 
Yes
Battery
Battery Type: 
Li-ion BP70a Battery
Connectivity
Video Out: 
Yes
Audio In / Mic: 
No
Audio Out: 
Yes
USB: 
USB 2.0 High Speed
HDMI: 
Yes
Other
Remote Control: 
No
Self Timer: 
Yes
GPS: 
No
Wi-Fi: 
Yes

Olympus Stylus XZ-10

General

Manufacturer: 
Olympus
Alternate Names: 
Olympus Stylus XZ-10
Release Date: 
30 Mar, 2013
Release Year: 
2013

Sensor / Image Capture

Sensor Type: 
BSI-CMOS
Sensor Size: 
6.17 x 4.55 mm (1/2.3")
Effective Megapixels: 
12.00
Total Pixels: 
12.76
Pixel Density: 
42.06 MP/cm²
Image Stabilization: 
Yes
Processor: 
TruePic VI
Exposure
ISO Settings: 
AUTO ISO 100 - 6400 (customizable, Default 100-1600)
Max ISO: 
6400
Min ISO: 
100
Min Shutter Speed: 
30
Max Shutter Speed: 
1/2000
Exposure Comensation: 
±3 EV (at 1/3 EV steps)
Metering: 
Digital ESP, Center-weighted, Avergae, Spot
Aperture Priority (Av): 
Yes
Shutter Priority (Tv): 
Yes
Lens
Auto Focus: 

Yes

Manual Focus: 
Yes
Optical Zoom: 
5x
Digital Zoom: 
Yes
Wide Zoom: 
Yes
Focus Range: 
10 cm to Infinity, 3.9 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 
1 cm to Infinity, 0.4 in to Infinity
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 
26 - 130 mm
Aperture Range: 
f/1.8 (W) - f/2.7 (T)
Flash
Flash (Built-in): 
Yes
Flash (External): 
Yes
Flash Modes: 
Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in, Wireless
Viewfinder
Optical Viewfinder: 
Yes
Display
Live View: 
Yes
Video
Video / Movie Mode: 
Yes
Video Frame Rate: 
1920 x 1080 (30 fps, 18Mbps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps, 9Mbps)
Video Resolutions: 
1920 x 1080 (30 fps, 18Mbps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps, 9Mbps)
Video Formats: 
MOV
Storage
Memory Formats: 
SD, SDHC, SDXC
Audio Formats: 
Linear PCM, WAV
Uncompressed Formats: 
RAW
Performance
Continuous Drive: 
Yes
Continuous Drive Rate: 
5 fps
Battery
Battery Type: 
Li-ion Li-50B Battery
Battery Standby: 
240 shots
Connectivity
Video Out: 
Yes
Audio In / Mic: 
No
Audio Out: 
No
USB: 
USB 2.0 High Speed
HDMI: 
Yes
Other
Remote Control: 
No
Self Timer: 
Yes
GPS: 
No
Wi-Fi: 
Yes, EyeFi Compatible

Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1

General

Manufacturer: 
Panasonic
Alternate Names: 
Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1
Release Date: 
30 Mar, 2013
Release Year: 
2013

Sensor / Image Capture

Sensor Type: 
CCD
Sensor Size: 
6.08 x 4.56 mm (1/2.33")
Effective Megapixels: 
16.1
Total Pixels: 
16.6
Pixel Density: 
57.92 MP/cm²
Image Stabilization: 
Yes
Exposure
ISO Settings: 
Auto, Hi Auto (1600-6400), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400
Max ISO: 
6400
Min ISO: 
100
Min Shutter Speed: 
60
Max Shutter Speed: 
1/1600
Exposure Comensation: 
±2 EV (at 1/3 EV steps)
Metering: 
Multi
Aperture Priority (Av): 
No
Shutter Priority (Tv): 
No
Lens
Auto Focus: 

Yes

Manual Focus: 
No
Optical Zoom: 
5x
Digital Zoom: 
Yes
Wide Zoom: 
Yes
Focus Range: 
5 cm to Infinity, 2.0 in to Infinity
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 
24 - 120 mm
Aperture Range: 
f/2.8 (W) - f/6.9 (T)
Flash
Flash (Built-in): 
Yes
Flash (External): 
No
Flash Range: 
[W]: 0.4 to 4.4 m, [T]: 1.0 to 1.7 m
Flash Modes: 
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Syncro
Viewfinder
Optical Viewfinder: 
No
Digital Viewfinder: 
No
Viewfinder Type: 
None
Display
Live View: 
Yes
Video
Video / Movie Mode: 
Yes
Video Frame Rate: 
1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Video Resolutions: 
1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Video Formats: 
MJPEG
Storage
Memory Formats: 
microSD, microSDHC
Uncompressed Formats: 
No
Performance
Continuous Drive: 
Yes
Continuous Drive Rate: 
1 fps
Battery
Battery Type: 
Li-ion Battery Pack
Battery Power: 
3.6 V
Battery Standby: 
260 shots
Connectivity
Video Out: 
Yes
Audio In / Mic: 
No
Audio Out: 
Yes
USB: 
USB 2.0 High Speed
HDMI: 
No
Other
Remote Control: 
No
Self Timer: 
Yes
GPS: 
No
Wi-Fi: 
No

Panasonic Lumix DMC-F5

General

Manufacturer: 
Panasonic
Alternate Names: 
Panasonic Lumix DMC-F5
Release Date: 
30 Mar, 2013
Release Year: 
2013

Sensor / Image Capture

Sensor Type: 
CCD
Sensor Size: 
6.08 x 4.56 mm (1/2.33")
Effective Megapixels: 
14.1
Total Pixels: 
14.5
Pixel Density: 
50.72 MP/cm²
Image Stabilization: 
Yes
Exposure
ISO Settings: 
Auto, Hi Auto (1600-6400), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400
Max ISO: 
6400
Min ISO: 
100
Min Shutter Speed: 
8
Max Shutter Speed: 
1/2000
Exposure Comensation: 
±2 EV (at 1/3 EV steps)
Metering: 
Multi
Aperture Priority (Av): 
No
Shutter Priority (Tv): 
No
Lens
Auto Focus: 

Yes

Manual Focus: 
No
Optical Zoom: 
5x
Digital Zoom: 
Yes
Wide Zoom: 
Yes
Focus Range: 
10 cm to Infinity, 3.9 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 
5 cm to Infinity, 2.0 in to Infinity
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 
28 - 140 mm
Aperture Range: 
f/3.2 (W) - f/6.5 (T)
Flash
Flash (Built-in): 
Yes
Flash (External): 
No
Flash Range: 
[W]: 0.6 to 5.7 m, [T]: 1.0 to 2.8 m
Flash Modes: 
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Syncro
Viewfinder
Optical Viewfinder: 
No
Digital Viewfinder: 
No
Viewfinder Type: 
None
Display
Live View: 
Yes
Video
Video / Movie Mode: 
Yes
Video Frame Rate: 
1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Video Resolutions: 
1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Video Formats: 
MJPEG
Storage
Memory Formats: 
SD, SDHC, SDXC
Uncompressed Formats: 
No
Performance
Continuous Drive: 
Yes
Continuous Drive Rate: 
1 fps
Battery
Battery Type: 
Li-ion Battery
Battery Power: 
3.6 V
Battery Standby: 
250 shots
Connectivity
Video Out: 
No
Audio In / Mic: 
No
Audio Out: 
No
USB: 
USB 2.0 High Speed
HDMI: 
No
Other
Remote Control: 
No
Self Timer: 
Yes
GPS: 
No
Wi-Fi: 
No