The Trends

The new digital camera and camcorders introduced at CES 2009 show that manufacturers are putting a lot of effort into the digital camera arena. Consumers will be the big winners with many of the new features and trends making cameras more useful and more fun. Here are just a few of the trends that we see emerging:

  • Small & thin
  • New colors
  • Higher optical zoom
  • Web integration and Internet connectivity
  • Improved image stabilization
  • Move to new storage like SSD
  • Improved durability


Sandy Berger, respected computer authority, journalist, media guest, speaker, and author, has more than three decades of experience as a computer and technology expert. Her eight books include: How to Have a Meaningful Relationship with Your Computer, Your Official Grown-up's Guide to AOL and the Internet, Cyber Savers –Tips & Tricks for Today’s Drowning Computer Users, Sandy Berger’s Great Age Guide to Better Living through Technology, Sandy Berger’s Great Age Guide to the Internet, Sandy Berger’s Great Age Guide to Gadgets & Gizmos, Sandy Berger’s Great Age Guide to Online Health & Wellness, and Sandy Berger’s Great Age Guide to Online Travel. Sandy’s newspaper column, magazine articles, feature stories, product reviews, and computer tips can be found at her website, Compu-KISS.