Dead-on white balance
Decent little camera suitable for the point and shooter
Good colour reproduction
Extra zoom power
'The camera is easy to grip and the menu system is simple to navigate.'
'The S3100 is very slim and light, and it feels balanced in the hand.'
'Styling wise, the Nikon Coolpix S3000 is very attractive. '
'Picture quality better than expected.'
'Video images appear blocky and without sharpness, and the audio is only just passable from the internal microphone.'
'LCD screen struggles in bright conditionsCan't handle highlights properlyNo ISO limiting.'
'small pocket digital camera'
Deliver usable results without having to pore over a manual on the train or plane
'superb wide angle performance'
'Sweep panorama is slow.'
Includes several unique features like its panorama mode
'the buttons are firm and very responsive.'
'Noise does start to kick in at ISO400 and is much worse at ISO800.'
Good for the beginner
'Macro pictures are good on the Samsung PL210.'
'To ensure pictures are sharp, the camera has Dual Image Stabilisation - both optical and digital. '
'Some of the Smart settings are disappointing.'
'Wide range of features including smart filters. '
'its screen is almost impossible to view while outdoors on a sunny day, and its body is creaky.'
'It is small enough to slip into most pockets and is available at a relatively low price.'
Lack of an optical zoom is disappointing
'built-in image stabilisation'
'latest generation Venus Engine VI image processor'
A decent compact that's comfortable to use
Small and lightweight, easy to keep in your pocket
'Macro performance is poor, though, getting you no closer to your subject than 10cm.'