ePHOTOzine has reviewed the Samsung PL210 – a compact camera with a wide-angle 10x optical zoom lens, it starts at 27mm and zooms to 270mm. It’s quite a neat little camera, but according to the review doesn’t do enough to stand out compared to the abundant competition. It also features a 3inch screen, 14 megapixel sensor, lithium ion battery, and takes microSD cards.
More pocket-zooms reviewed: Casio Exilim H30 – comes Recommended thanks to a 12.5x optical zoom lens, 1000 shot battery life, and consistent performance. If you want or need even more zoom, have a look at the Fujifilm FinePix HS20EXR – reviewed by NeoCamera.
More Casio reviews: Casio Exilim ZS5 and ZS10 two similar compact cameras, with 5x optical zoom lens and wallet friendly price (depending where you shop), they are available for less than £100. The Canon Powershot A3200 IS is another wallet friendly camera, available for around £105. If you want an ultra compact, then you could have a look at the stylish Canon Digital IXUS 220 HS – the HS stands for High Speed and the camera features a quick CMOS sensor.