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Rugged Nikon digicam can dive and freeze without protection

The Nikon 1 AW1 is the first interchangeable lens camera that can accompany you from the top of a mountain to the bottom of a lake.

Sony adds a pancake and a power-zoom to its E-mount lenses

A new 20mm/F2.8 wide-angle prime lens and an 18-200mm lens with motorized zooming controls will be available in early 2013.

Samsung announces fast-focusing NX300 mirrorless camera and 2D/3D lens

Samsung's mirrorless NX300 offers a hybrid contrast-/phase-detection AF system, dual-band Wi-Fi, and compatibility with a unique 2D/3D prime lens.

The best camera deals for the holidays

A great camera deal starts with a great camera. Here are a dozen excellent point-and-shoots, interchangeable-lens cameras, and DSLRs that are on sale this holiday season.

Digital camera buying guide

There are so many options in the world of digital cameras, it's easy to get confused. Here's how to pick the camera that fits you perfectly.

Nikon unveils DSLR-like Nikon 1 V2 mirrorless camera

The second-generation compact interchangeable-lens camera offers a new sensor, a new image processor, and new in-camera controls.

Camera shopping quick tips

Ready to buy a digital camera? Jump right in. In this section of our digital camera buying guide, we'll cut to the chase and give you some basic tips for making a decision.

Camera specs explained

In this section of our digital camera buying guide, we'll dissect what some often-mysterious camera specs mean in the real world.

Choosing the right kind of digital camera

In this section of our digital camera buying guide, we'll explain the differences between the most popular types of cameras and help you pick a winner.

Next-gen camera trends just came into focus

Bigger sensors, wireless sharing, and downloadable apps are among the big camera innovations we've seen in the past few months.