Quality of the lens is great for a camera at this price point
Good colour reproduction, Available at a reasonable price
Lovely little camera to hold and use
Wi-Fi connectivity, Easy to use, Tracking AF
Available in a good range of colour
Good performance, Wi-Fi remote control from smartphones
Nice extra shooting features
Sharp 10x zoom lens
Very impressive continuous shooting, Poor image quality
iAuto shooting mode is accurate and easy in all situations
Compact body, Good control layout
Comfortable camera for everyday shooting in most lighting conditions
Autofocus easily confused
Affordable, plenty of creative framing opportunities
Disappointing movie performance
Superfluous menu options
'Shooting performance is overall slow.'
'Streamlined design and comfortable'
'Low price makes this camera beneficial for beginners. '
'Despite its budget price-tag, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-S3 is a good-looking camera, with a distinctive pebble shape, rounded corners and an attractively glossy finish to the all-plastic body. '
'Despite a minimum focusing distance of 5cm the camera is capable of taking excellent macro pictures.'
'Our exterior daylight tests produced some remarkably strong shots for such a low-cost camera. '
'latest generation Venus Engine VI image processor'
'the W290 turned in an impressive burst speed of 2.1 frames per second.
'If you're looking for fun in-camera extras and editing tools in a point-and-shoot digital camera , the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W290 is a great option. '
'The W290's £200 price point doesn't look too expensive by comparison.
'Proprietary A/V connector.'
A decent, affordable vacation camera
1.2fps burst shooting
Colourful, well exposed images