Casio Exilim EX-Z600 digital camera

If a low price, long battery life, and a big, bright LCD are at the top your camera needs, the Casio EX-Z600 is an excellent fit. If this camera came with a more extensive software package and delivered higher image quality, it would be more enticing.

Nikon D200

Until now, the Canon 20D was the leading candidate to become my next digital SLR. But the D200’s higher scores for color quality and exposure accuracy make it a tempting proposition as well.