Latest Point and Shoot Cameras Reviews


8.8 rating

The latest model in Panasonic's waterproof camera range adds a manual shooting mode and boosts GPS capabilities.

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8 rating

Samsung L74 Wide

A well-built digicam with touch-screen control and on-board tour guide.With its matte black body, slim lines and huge LCD touch-screen, Samsung's 7.2-megapixel L74 Wide is an attractive looking digicam which, as its name suggests, sports a wide zoom lens. The 3.6x optical zoom range starts at the equivalent of 28mm in 35mm format and extends to 101mm, a useful range for everyday photographers.

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8.8 rating

Canon Ixus 310 HS

A slimline digicam with a large, high-resolution touch-screen, plenty of manual controls for still photography and support for Full HD video recording.Essentially an update to the Ixus 300 HS, Canon's new 12.1-megapixel Ixus 310 HS provides a slightly higher-resolution sensor, a wider zoom range and a larger LCD monitor with higher resolution and a widescreen aspect ratio. Canon has also improved the new camera's video capabilities by adding Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) recording at 24 fps to...

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8 rating

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX7

A high-resolution digicam that is small enough to slip into a shirt pocket and offers Full HD video recording.The Cyber-shot DSC-WX7 is one of five 16.2-megapixel cameras announced by Sony at the CES Show in January. Designed primarily for snapshooters, it's the first to be available for review and also claims status as the first compact digicam with a 3D Still Image mode that can record stereo pairs with only one lens and sensor.

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8.8 rating

The first dedicated 3D digital camera that can record 720p HD video with stereo audio.Fujifilm's FinePix Real 3D W3 is a second-generation model that adds the ability to shoot 3D video with 720p High Definition quality and stereo soundtracks to the basic functions provided by the FinePix Real 3D W1, which we reviewed in December 2009. Aside from some improvements to the 3D monitor and a few adjustments to the body design, nothing else has changed much in the interim - except the price tag, wh...

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8 rating

Ricoh CX4

A minor upgrade to the CX3 model with six new scene pre-sets and revamped cosmetics.Ricoh's CX4 is a relatively minor upgrade to the CX3, which was announced in February this year. The 10-megapixel back-illuminated CMOS sensor and Smooth Imaging Engine IV image processor appear unchanged, as does the 10.7x optical wide-angle zoom lens. Video capture remains at 720p maximum resolution.

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8.5 rating

Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

A versatile digicam with a 12x optical zoom lens, easy and advanced shooting modes and 720p HD video recording with stereo sound. The PowerShot SX130 IS replaces the PowerShot SX120 IS, providing the expected wide range of shooting modes, a stabilised zoom lens and support for AA batteries in an affordable body. The sensor is slightly larger in the SX130 IS and its resolution is increased to 12.1 megapixels. The zoom range is also extended from 10x to 12x, mainly at the wide-angle end and cov...

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8 rating

Canon Ixus 1000 HS

The first Ixus with a 10x optical zoom lens and Full HD video (1080p) recording.The Ixus 1000 HS follows hard on the heels of the Ixus 300 HS, which was announced in May. The 10-megapixel sensor appears to be the same in both models but the 1000 HS boasts a 10x optical zoom lens (36-360mm in 35mm format) and is the first Ixus camera to support Full HD video (1080p) recording. The new model will be offered in pink and silver.

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