Panasonic Lumix LX5 Camera
This “stunning yet pocketable” camera has a 10-megapixel sensor, an F2.0, 24 mm Leica lens, and a 3.8x optical zoom.
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
This “magnesium-bodied beauty” has a 21-megapixel sensor. It can also shoot 1080-pixel video at 30 frames per second to create “truly cinematic” footage.
Casio Exilim EX-H10
Besides having a long-lasting battery and “one of the best user menus,” this very-wide-angle camera has a 24 mm lens and a 10x zoom—“amazing” for its small size.
Canon SD1400 IS Digital Elph
This easy-to-use camera is the “best all-around” of those we’ve tried, producing the “crispest results and the most true-to-life colors.”
Source: Real Simple
Part of a “new breed” of digital camera, this model provides “high-quality image sensors” and the ability to change lenses, without the bulk of older models.
Source: Popular Mechanics