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Best Compact Digital Camera Overall Under $500 with at least 10x Optical Zoom
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Canon PowerShot SX200 IS

A delightful, versatile digital camera with a long zoom and plenty of charm Canon’s most refined entry into the pocket long-zoom digital camera category, the PowerShot SX200, features a gorgeous 12x zoom ranging from 28-336mm, but slips into a jacket pocket with ease.

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Canon PowerShot SX200 IS is the Best Compact Digital Camera Overall Under $500 with at least 10x Optical Zoom
Where to buy
Canon PowerShot SX200 IS
  • Best Price: $313
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Specifications
  • Zoom: 12.0x
  • Wide-Angle Lens: 28mm (25% wider)
  • Resolution: 12.1MP
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Website Reviews (2 reviews)
  • Dave's Pick at Imaging-Resource.com
  • Rated Very Good by CNET.com
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3

A great companion digital camera with a 25-300mm zoom that fits in a pocket Panasonic practically created the pocket long-zoom digital camera category represented by the Lumix ZS3, and they continue to perfect it.

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3 is one of the Best Compact Digital Cameras Overall Under $500 with at least 10x Optical Zoom
Where to buy
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3
Specifications
  • Zoom: 12.0x
  • Wide-Angle Lens: 25mm (40% wider)
  • Resolution: 10.1MP
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Website Reviews (3 reviews)
  • Highly Recommended at DPReview.com
  • Dave's Pick at Imaging-Resource.com
  • Rated Excellent by CNET.com

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