Sony Alpha NEX-5

Sony combines point-and-shoot simplicity with DSLR performance with the Alpha NEX-5 ($650). Its extremely compact and lightweight body is made of magnesium-alloy and packed with 14.2-megapixel APS Exmor CMOS sensor for capturing impressive stills and high-def 1080i video. Other features include an interchangeable 18-55mm E-Series lens, up to ISO 12800, tiltable 3-inch TFT TruBlack LCD screen and supports Memory Stick PRO Duo or SD/SDHC cards.