'if you want the convenience of AA batteries, an optical viewfinder, optical image stabilization, and a low price, this camera has them and takes good photos, too.
'Despite its low price, it's a great pick for those who prefer to shoot using auto settings exclusively. '
'With 10 megapixels and a 4x zoom lens, plus Canon's excellent image stabilization (IS), the Canon PowerShot A1000IS is a great little camera with lots of capability in a svelte, compact package.
'Consumers liked them because they were affordable, relatively compact, user-friendly, feature rich, and sturdily built. '
'I assumed Olympus developed the excellent E-500 to take on the digital SLR market with a more traditional body'
'Olympus Evolt E-330 is a very good midrange dSLR with unique live scene viewing on its large LCD.'
'capable and complex machine.'
'Short handset battery life.'