What better reason to smile than when you've found a deal? How about when you've found the perfect digital camera? Our roundup focuses on a selection of digital camera deals that include the best price we've ever seen for a Pentax bundle, a crush- and waterproof digital camera that ties our Cyber Monday mention, and more.
Pentax Optio WG-2 16-Megapixel Waterproof Digital Camera
Price: $179 with free shipping
Lowest By: $20
Expires: February 10
Is It Worth It?: The Optio WG-2 lets photo enthusiasts have a bit of fun with their pictures, since the curious-looking camera is waterproof at depths of up to 40 feet. It's also crushproof and shockproof, so it'll endure some pretty rough handling too. Although CNET notes that the Optio WG-2 "isn't particularly fast" and laments the lack of optical image stabilization, the site ultimately deems the model to be "a lightweight, but extremely rugged compact camera with some extra features and functions you won't find in competing models."
Features include a 3" LCD, 1080p video capture at 30fps, 5x optical zoom, 88MB internal memory, SDHC slot, USB, HDMI, and more.
Canon PowerShot SX150 IS 14.1-Megapixel Digital Camera bundled with $30 Target Gift Card
Price: $99.99 with $3 s&h
Lowest By: $45
Is It Worth It?: Smile for savings! This Editors' Choice camera comes in at the lowest total price we've ever seen, assuming you'll use the $30 Target gift card. And while CNET calls the PowerShot SX150 "painfully slow," it praises the model for its long lens and AA batteries usage.
Available in Black, this model also features a 3" LCD, 12x optical zoom, 720p video recording, optical image stabilization, SDXC card slot, and more.
Pentax Q 12.4-Megapixel Mirrorless Lens Digital Camera bundled with Pentax 5-15mm f/2.8-4.5 Zoom Lens
$189.99 with free shippingEXPIRED
Lowest By: $65
Is It Worth It?: This Editors' Choice bundle is going for lowest total price we've seen and is $60 under our mention from a month ago, to boot. Photography Blog concludes that even though the Pentax Q "may look like a toy camera," it is "full featured and intuitive."
Available in Black, this "DSLR-like" camera features a 3" LCD, 1/2.3" backlit CMOS image sensor, red-eye reduction, face detection, 1080p video capture at 30 fps, microHDMI port, USB, Memory Stick Pro Duo/SDHC card slots, and more.
Samsung ST201 16.1-Megapixel Compact Digital Camera Bundle
Price: $69 with $7.91 s&h or free Site-to-Store pickup
Lowest By: $11
Is It Worth It?: This bundle, which includes s everything you need for an effortless on-the-go photo expedition, features the camera plus a V7 8GB micro SDHC card and Case Logic Compact Camera Case all for a price that's tied with last week's mention.
Available in Black, the camera features 10x optical zoom, 3" LCD, digital image stabilizers, face detection, SD card slot, USB connectivity, and more.
Samsung DualView DV300F 16-Megapixel WiFi Digital Camera
Price: $99 with free shipping
Lowest By: $10
Is It Worth It?: Here's a camera that lets you go wireless the way a smartphone does, and it's thrifty to boot. Tied with our mention from Black Friday, CNET calls the added convenience of WiFi "one that helps narrow the features gap between point-and-shoot cameras ... and smartphones."
Available in Black, this camera features a 1.5" front-facing LCD, 3" rear LCD, 5x optical zoom, 720p video capture at 30fps, WiFi connectivity, optical image stabilization, microSD card slot, and more.