'In PCWorld Labs imaging tests, the Lumix DMC-FP8 produced good--but not great--results. '
'The minimal, flat fronted design and internally stacked/folded zoom lens mechanism of Panasonic's 12.1 effective megapixel Lumix DMC-FP8 may be a claimed bold departure for the electronics manufacturer's range of otherwise conventionally styled digital compacts. '
'Fronted by a 27.5mm-equivalent wide-angle lens with a 4x zoom, the 12-megapixel ultracompact camera is point-and-shoot simple with all the automatic comforts we expect as well as some extras found above its price point. '
'It squeezes in several neat features, including HD video capture , but achieving the low price did necessitate making a few compromises. '
'The Pentax Optio P70 squeezes in several neat features, including HD video capture, but achieving the low price did necessitate making a few compromises. '
'Despite a few compromises, the Optio P70 offers good value for a small, light camera that you can carry anywhere. '