What is the perfect point-and-shoot camera? The answer depends on which variables are most important to you: image quality, versatility, features, in-camera editing tools, video, aesthetics, or the ultimate blend of skills.
But in the welter of competing considerations, intangibles sometimes get lost. We're talking about futuristic in-camera features that take the shooting experience to another level. We have seen some wow-factor features in point-and-shoot cameras this year, and in this slideshow we review some of the best. Meet our in-camera all-star team.