Offer superior image quality
Variety of filters and shooting modes
Hybrid AF system
Good build quality, Good colour reproduction
'the Ricoh CX3 may look prim, proper and just a little bit boring from the outside, start to strip away its layers and it turns into a bit of a tiger.'
'The Ricoh CX3 camera is solidly built, our sample finished in anodised black, with a comfortable finger grip to the right. '
'Ricoh's CX3 is a compact digital camera for users who want something largely automatic and comfortable to use.'
'This camera is basically a very solid point-and-shooter, producing great shots in good light but noisy ones in low-light '
'The SX1 IS is a great camera for those who don't want the bulk of an SLR but desire the flexibility of different shooting modes and customisable options, with a long lens.'
'We actually dropped the Canon PowerShot SX1 IS right after unboxing it and the camera emerged unscathed by the hardwood floor. '
'The SX1 IS produced generally good results and is a pleasant camera to use.'
'Excellent feature set. '
'There is a lot to like about this camera and I think it offers fair value for money. '
'Fujifilm's FinePix S1500fd offers advanced amateur photographers an affordable, SLR-styled digital camera'
'extremely lightweight digital camera'
'The Kodak M893 IS offers a generous 19 scene modes to help beginners achieve the results they're looking for without the need to understand subtleties like shutter speeds, apertures and the like.'
'lack of flash'
'1/2.5" 8.1 effective megapixel CCD image sensor and a Lumix DC Vario branded F2.8 - F5.1 3x optical zoom lens'
'system that incorporates gyrosensors to detect hand-shake and shifts the lens system to compensate, preventing hand-shake from creating a blurry image'
'sluggish performance and poor picture quality'
'No bones about it: the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS80 is one ugly camera'
'CNET Labs tests indoors under tungsten and fluorescent lights not only exhibited poor automatic white balance,'
'We increased the sensitivity to 400 ISO here and noise is certainly visible'
'The front-facing zoom lever is small and slow'
'a superb optical 3x zoom(equivalent to 35-105mm on a 35mm film camera) Lumix DC Vario lens, and bright 2.0-inch LCD.'
'The EX-V8 is special because of the extra long zoom, stereo movies, and no need for a motor to yank the lens in and out.'
'Website General Model Number: EX-V8 Camera Format: Ultra Compact Currently Manufactured: Yes Retail Price: $329.99 Street Price: $267.40 Date Available: 2007-09-30 Tripod Mount: Yes Weight: 179g
Aperture Range: f/3.4 / 4.6 / 9.2 (wide); f/5.3 (tele) - ??? '
'With the included YouTube Uploader for Casio software, users can post to the Web in just two steps, according to a company press release.'
'Prosumer digital cameras are designed to appeal to photography enthusiasts and the Z812 IS lacks a custom/manual white balance mode – a feature lots of photography enthusiasts regard as essential.'
'The new video resolution is listed in the specs as 1024 x 720 pixels, and at 30fps this is an impressively high resolution for a still camera'
'the EasyShare compacts, however.'