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Yikes! How many cameras have been announced today and yesterday? Around 22 if you count the SD1 Merrill as a new camera, or 23 if you include the Pentax Optio WG2-GPS as a different camera to the WG2 without GPS…

Nikon D800 Front
Nikon D800 and D800E, Full Frame 36.3mp Sensor, 4fps, 3.2inch screen, With or Without AA filter! Hands-On Review at ePHOTOzine.

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Black
Olympus OM-D E-M5 (Hands-On) Micro Four Thirds Retro / Classic 16mp, 9fps, EVF, 3inch touchscreen, Black or Silver
Olympus Zooms:
Olympus SH-25MR with GPS – Full HD, Stereo Sound, 12.5x zoom.
Olympus SZ-31MR Pocket Zoom, 24x zoom, 16mp backlit CMOS sensor, Full HD video stereo sound.
Olympus Waterproofs:
Olympus Tough TG-820 – 10m waterproof, Full HD Video, High resolution 3inch screen, 12mp backlit CMOS
Olympus Tough TG-620 – 5m waterproof, 12mp backlit CMOS, Full HD video.

Pentax Optio WG2
Pentax Optio WG2, WG2-GPS – 12m Waterproof, one with GPS, one without, crazy design!

Sigma DP1 DP2 Merrill
Sigma – same sensor as DSLR introduced into compacts
Sigma DP1 Merrill – NEW DP1, 46mp Foveon X3 Sensor (or 14mp), 3inch 920k screen, VGA video, 28mm wide angle
Sigma DP2 Merrill – NEW DP2, 46mp Foveon X3 Sensor (or 14mp), 3inch 920k screen, VGA video, 45mm wide angle
Sigma SD1 Merrill, the SD1 renamed, repriced, 46mp/14mp Foveon X3 Sensor

Canon Powershot D20 Waterproof
Canon IXUS Compacts 510 and 240: 12x, 5x optical zoom, 10/16mp, Wi-Fi
Canon Powershots: All 16mp, all 5x optical zoom, 28-140mm (apart from A4000), all 720p video
Canon Powershot A810, AA batteries, Budget Model
Canon Powershot A1300, Optical viewfinder, AA batteries
Canon Powershot A2300, Lithium-Ion
Canon Powershot A2400 IS, Lithium-Ion
Canon Powershot A3400 IS, Lithium-Ion
Canon Powershot A4000 IS, 8x zoom, Lithium-Ion
Canon Travel Zooms:
Canon Powershot SX240, SX260 HS (GPS): 20x optical zoom, 12mp backlit CMOS, Full HD
Canon Waterproof:
Canon Powershot D20, 10m waterproof,

Nikon Coolpix P510
Nikon has announced a number or (15) new Coolpix cameras, more or less depending on location and suppliers etc, starting with the ultra zoom with the most zoom out of any camera, with a massive 42x optical zoom lens, from 24mm wide angle to 1000mm at the telephoto end! It has optical (lens) image stabilisation, electronic viewfinder and zoom control on the lens.

Ultra Zoom / Bridge Cameras:
Nikon Coolpix P510, 42x zoom, 16mp CMOS, tilting 3inch screen, Full HD, GPS
Nikon Coolpix L810, 26x zoom, 16mp, 3inch screen, 720p, AA
Nikon Coolpix L310, 21x zoom, 14mp, 3inch screen, 720p, AA

Pocket / Travel Zoom:
Nikon Coolpix S9300, 16mp CMOS, 3inch screen, 18x zoom, Full HD, 6.9fps, GPS
Nikon Coolpix S9200, (PC World / Currys Digital) 16mp CMOS, 3inch, 18x zoom, Full HD
Nikon Coolpix S6300, 16mp CMOS, 10x zoom, 2.7inch screen, Full HD

Compact Style Cameras:
Nikon Coolpix S4300, 16mp, 6x zoom, 3inch screen, 720p video
Nikon Coolpix S4200, 16mp, 6x zoom, 3inch screen, 720p video (Comet)
Nikon Coolpix S3300, 16mp, 6x zoom, 2.7inch slim, 720p video
Nikon Coolpix S3200, 16mp, 6x zoom, 2.7inch slim, 720p video (Currys Digital / PC World)
Nikon Coolpix S2600 (Argos), 14mp, 5x zoom, 720p, Compact, £69
Nikon Coolpix S30 – Waterproof, 3x zoom, 10mp, 2.7inch screen, 720p video, AA, RRP £99

Serious Compact:
Nikon Coolpix P310, 16mp CMOS, f/1.8 4.2x zoom, 3inch, Full HD, PASM, 6fps, White or Black

Entry Level / Life:
L26 – 16mp, 5x zoom, 3inch screen, AA, RRP £99
L25 – 10mp, 5x zoom, 3inch screen, AA, RRP £69

Pentax K-01 Mirrorless K-Mount
Pentax has announced the new Pentax K-01, designed by Marc Newson, it features a K-mount to accept any Pentax K Mount lens, a 16 megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor, 6fps shooting, Full HD video, 3inch screen, HDMI out, microphone socket, pop-up flash, hot-shoe, HDR mode and is introduced with a new ultra slim 40mm f/2.8 lens. The camera will be available in black/silver, silver or black and yellow for £629 body only from March.

Hands-On Review at ePHOTOzine, plus Press Release, and new Pentax K-Mount lens roadmap announced for 2012/2013.

Sony Cybershot TX200v
Sony has announced three new compact cameras, including a new 18.2 megapixel waterproof model, the Sony Cybershot WX200v, it features built in GPS, 3.3 inch OLED touchscreen, 5x optical zoom lens, 10 fps continuous shooting, backlit CMOS sensor, Full HD video with stereo sound, and is waterproof to 5 meters. It used Micro SD or Sony M2 Memory Sticks.

Sony also announced the new WX50 and WX70. Both cameras feature  a 5x optical zoom lens, 10fps shooting, 16.1 megapixel backlit CMOS sensor, with the WX50 sporting a 2.7inch screen, and the WX70 a 3inch touch screen. These use standard SD cards. Full press release at ePHOTOzine.

Pentax Optio VS20 BlackPentax has announced the new Pentax Optio VS20, an ultra zoom camera with a 20x optical zoom lens, and two shutter buttons, one for normal shooting, the other for portrait shooting. The camera also has a second tripod socket for portrait shots as well. Shake Reduction, 16 megapixels, a 3 inch screen, 720p video, and a digital level are other features of the new camera. It will be available in silver or black from February/March for £199.

“On top of its 20x wide-angle zoom (from 28 to 560mm), the Optio VS20 offer a second release shutter button on the side. This is a real help when taking portrait pictures.

The Optio VS20 is filled with the latest technologies, like one of the lastest generation 16MP sensor for exceptionnal sharpness, a 20X optical zoom and a large 3″ coloured LCD screen. It also benefits from a new mode for low light conditions, offering less noise and better sharpness.

Thanks to its high end performance, the Optio VS20 is the ideal compact camera for everyday pictures as well as for travelling and sports images.”

GE G100 Black White Red
GE (General Imaging) has announced it’s 2012 line up of digital cameras, including a new 25x optical zoom lens ultra zoom, and a 15x optical zoom lens compact with a backlit CMOS sensor:

GE G100, 14mp, 15x, 3inch, Pocket Zoom, Full HD
GE X600, 14mp, 25x, 2.7inch, Ultra Zoom, Full HD
GE X550, 16mp, 15x, 3inch, Ultra Zoom
GE E1410SW, 10x, 2.7inch, Pocket Zoom, Full HD
GE J1458SW, 5x, 2.7inch, 14mp
GE C1440W, 5x, 2.7inch, 14mp

Hands-On preview at ePHOTOzine.

Casio Exilim ZR200
Casio has announced six new compact cameras available in a number of different colours, these cameras should be available in April, with the two top of the range models offering high speed shooting at up to 40fps. There’s a hands on preview of the new Casio cameras here from CES.

ZR200, 16mp, 12.5x, 3inch, High Speed Shooting (40fps)
ZR15, 16mp, 7x, 3inch, High Speed Shooting (30fps)
ZS150, 16mp, 12.5x, 2.7inch
ZS20, 16mp, 6x, 2.7inch
ZS12, 16mp, 5x, 2.7inch
ZS6, 16mp, 5x, 2.7inch

Kodak Z5120
Kodak has announced a whole bunch of new cameras, seven if you count the dual camcorder / camera, the Playfull Zi12.

EASYSHARE SPORT Camera / C135, 14mp, 2.4inch screen, 16feet waterproof
EASYSHARE C1550, 16mp, 5x, 3inch screen
EASYSHARE Camera / M215, 14mp, 5x, 2.5inch screen
EASYSHARE Camera / M565, 14mp, 5x, 2.7inch screen
EASYSHARE Wireless Camera / M750, 16mp, 5x, 3inch screen, WiFi
EASYSHARE Camera / Z5120, 16mp, 26x, 3inch screen
Zi12 Playfull Camera/Camcorder, 12mp, Full HD

Canon IXUS 500 HS
Canon Powershot G1-X Announced – Large 14.3 MP CMOS sensor, DIGIC 5, HS System, 4x zoom 28-112mm f/2.8; Intelligent IS, 3.0” tilting screen, Optical viewfinder, Manual, RAW

Canon IXUS 500 HS (Canon re-using the same name again – it’s called the ELPH 520 HS in the US) – 12x optical zoom ultra compact, micro SD card! 10mp CMOS, 3inch screen, shown above.

Canon IXUS 125 HS – Compact, 16mp CMOS, 5x zoom, 3inch screen.

Samsung WB850F
Samsung has announced a number of new compact cameras, all of them feature a metal body and a number of them have Wi-Fi built in so that you can backup or upload wirelessly.

ST200F, 10x zoom, WiFi, 3inch screen, Compact
ST88, 5x zoom, 3inch screen, Compact
ST77, 5x zoom, 2.7inch, Compact
ST66, 5x zoom, 2.7inch, Compact
WB850F, 21x zoom, WiFi, GPS, 3inch screen, Full HD, Manual, shown above.
WB150F, 18x zoom, WiFi, 3inch screen, manual controls, 720p.