CES roundup: when can I get that new camera?

Our heads are still spinning from all the major camera and camcorder announcements at last week's Consumer Electronics Show.

Available in January 2009

Canon FS22 (pricing not yet available)

What Is It? Standard-definition camcorder with 32GB flash drive.

Scouting Report: The light and compact FS22 records standard-definition video to both an internal 32GB flash drive and an SD/SDHC card slot.

Canon FS21 (pricing not yet available)

What Is It? Standard-definition camcorder with 16GB flash drive.

Scouting Report: The little sibling to the Canon FS22, the standard-definition FS21 has the same specs, but with a smaller (16GB) flash drive.

Canon FS200 (pricing not yet available)

What Is It? Standard-definition camcorder with SDHC recording.

Scouting Report: The Canon FS200 ditches the flash drive found on the FS22 and FS21 and records directly to SDHC, but with one plus: it's available in red, blue, and silver.

Olympus FE-5010 ($190)

What Is It? Pocketable entry-level fashion camera.

Scouting Report: The 12-megapixel FE-5010 looks great, and offers dual optical/digital stabilization, but we wish its 5X optical zoom were a bit wider than 36mm.

Olympus FE-3000 ($140)


What Is It? Pocketable entry-level fashion camera.

Scouting Report: The 10-megapixel FE-3010 looks great, but its feature set (digital image stabilization only, 3X optical zoom) looks light.

Olympus Stylus Tough-6000 ($300)

What Is It? Rugged, weather-resistant camera.

Scouting Report: The snowboarder-friendly Tough-6000 is dustproof, drop-proof to 5 feet, and waterproof up to 10 feet, and you can operate it by tapping its top and sides.


Samsung HZ10W ($300)

What Is It? Wide-angle compact camera.

Scouting Report: With a 10X optical zoom that starts at 24mm on the wide-angle end, the 10-megapixel HZ10W may set the bar for dramatic nature shots.

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