Top 10 DSLR and Interchangeable-Lens Cameras for Sharpness
Want to capture tack-sharp photos? These top-rated DSLRs and compact interchangeable-lens cameras, all tested with their standard-issue kit lens, led the pack in our subjective tests for image sharpness.
Rated: Jan 19, 2011 12:31 PM
The EOS 60D is an excellent upgrade for EOS Rebel owners who want more control, an articulated LCD, wireless flash, a more substantial body, and high-quality video capture.
Rated: Jan 19, 2011 12:13 PM
The Olympus E-5 is best suited for photographers with existing Olympus lenses who want a rugged, dependable DSLR body with a broad, creative feature set.
Rated: Mar 3, 2011 12:00 AM
The interchangeable-lens Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2 puts an innovative spin on touchscreen controls for advanced focusing tricks, and it has the best video capabilities we've seen to date among still cameras.
Rated: Jul 13, 2010 8:30 AM
Sony's first interchangeable-lens compact camera, the NEX-5 offers image and video quality on a par with a DSLR and has unique modes that go beyond anything else in its class. The only thing missing is a built-in flash.
Sony's first translucent-mirror camera offers impressive continuous-autofocus capabilities, an amazing burst mode, and excellent image quality to go with its smaller size. The major trade-off: no through-the-lens optical viewfinder.
Rated: Apr 7, 2011 6:15 PM
The Samsung NX100 has a larger sensor, a lower price, and better image quality than most other compact interchangeable-lens cameras, but it lacks the lens selection and refinements of its chief competitors.
Rated: May 20, 2011 1:55 PM
The Lumix GF2 is an enticingly compact interchangeable-lens camera, but its touchscreen interface is an inefficient way to access some important controls.
Rated: May 10, 2011 3:30 PM
The D7000 is an excellent midrange digital SLR from Nikon that has a full complement of advanced and automatic features.
If you want video capability, the A580 has it--but as with all SLRs, you should be aware of the limitations before you commit to this camera for its video functions. The Alpha A580 is, first and foremost, a great still camera.