Our editors pick some of the best products and technologies for the new year
by The Editors
The D7000 is also more rugged than the D90, with more megapixels, faster shooting, and better AF and metering systems.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2
The Lumix DMC-GH2 is the latest in the line of Micro Four Thirds System cameras Panasonic introduced with the Lumix DMC-G1 back in 2008.
The new K-5 replaces the K-7 at the top of the Pentax DSLR lineup.
Fitting nicely into the Pentax DSLR lineup between the high-end K-5 and K-7 and the entry-level K-x, the K-r is a well-featured, compact model with much to offer (but doesn’t share the K-5’s weatherproofing).
Samsung was the first to put an APS-C-format image sensor in a truly compact interchangeable-lens camera.
Sony’s top APS-C-format DSLR (they also offer two full-frame models), the new A580 improves on its A550 predecessor in a number of ways, not the least of which is the addition of HD video recording.