Take photos in low light, capture great action shots -- or drop your camera in the pool. We found four of the best new cameras on the market, and one of them will fit your needs.
D-SLR in Miniature: Nikon D5000
The 12.3-megapixel D5000 takes professional-quality photos even in low light. At 1 pound, 4 ounces, it's considerably more compact than other D-SLR cameras.
Built for Speed: Casio Exilim EX-FC100
Casio's 9.1-megapixel, 5.1-ounce pocket camera is built to take action shots. It has a 5X optical zoom and can take 30 photos when you hold the shutter button down for one second.
Small Body, Big Zoom: Canon SX200 IS
The 12.1-megapixel SX200 boasts a 12X optical zoom yet weighs only 7.8 ounces. The Smart Auto feature automatically selects the correct settings based on 18 shooting situations.
Roughing it: Olympus Stylus Tough 6000
The 10.1-megapixel, 5.3-ounce Stylus Tough can withstand 5-foot drops, water up to 10 feet deep, and temperatures as low as 14 degrees. One drawback: Unlike the others, it doesn't record high-def movies.