'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. '
'The EX-S880 measures a very compact 3.7x2.4x0.7 inches and weighs roughly 5 ounces with its battery'
'YouTube Capture Mode allows users to shoot movies at the optimum size, quality and other settings for uploading to YouTubeTM. - Comes with unique "YouTube Uploader for CASIO" software that enables users to upload movies to YouTubeTM in three easy steps.'
'The sound is fine, but given the limited 2GB of memory (which your music has to share with your photo albums) and minimal playback controls--shuffle or linear playback in directory order, with no playlists--it becomes just another awkward convergence device'
'The other features are impressive too: 3.5in LCD, 2GB of on-board memory, Zeiss 3x optical zoom lens, anti-blur technology, ISO 1000 sensetivity and a new shooting mode for twilight - perfect, apparently, for those romantic holiday sunset snaps.'
'optical zoom is only 3X optical'
'Sony has introduced a compact point-and-shoot camera with built-in wireless connectivity.'
'A simple feature set and basic shooting options will serve casual snapshooters'
'it comes at a much cheaper $349 retail price.'
'LCD and built-in WiFi capability'
'The S5's LCD screen is so shiny that in basically any type of (daytime) outdoor lighting it behaves like a mirror, making it almost useless for framing and composition -- and that is a major fault since there's no optical viewfinder'
'The Fujifilm FinePix Z3 is a slim 5-megapixel point-and-shoot camera with some interesting features.'
'with its sleek design and cool new color, the FinePix Z3 is sure to turn heads."'
'a major stumbling block we found is that in bright sunlight, with the LCD on the factory brightness settings (which can be made brighter or dimmer), composing shots is an 'act of faith', as the screen is practically unusable.'