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Latest Digital Camera Reviews 2012:

Nokia N8
Nokia N8 – (29/07/12) – The Nokia N8 made a big splash when it was announced due to it’s 12 megapixel 1/1.83″ (1.75 micron pixels) digital camera sized sensor, and 28mm f/2.8 carl zeiss lens. This is similar in size to those that you’d find in serious compact digital cameras.

Retro: Kyocera Finecam SL300R, Metal, Stylish, Twisting Screen, High-speed. (03/08/12)
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Fujifilm FinePix 4900Z, SLR-style, 5fps shooting, lots of zoom for it’s time. (29/06/12)
Retro: JVC GC-A50, premium metal camera with webcam features. (20/05/12)

canon-powershot-s95-200Canon Powershot S95 – The Canon Powershot S95 makes an excellent all round compact camera, and it’s small size and built in image stabilisation lends itself extremely well to being the camera you can take with you everywhere you go, and still rely on it in low light conditions. £229. Recommended (26/02/2012)

Latest Digital Camera Reviews 2011:

Samsung WB600Samsung WB600 – one of the longest pocket zoom cameras you can get, packing an impressive 15x optical zoom lens into a pocketable camera body (Starting at an ultra-wide 24mm, the lens zooms all the way to 360mm equivalent). The Samsung WB600 features a 12 megapixel sensor, 3 inch screen, and stereo sound on 720p videos, and is available for £130. Highly Recommended (02/05/2011)

Toy Story 3 CameraToy Story 3 Buzz Lightyear – 2 megapixel digital camera with big handles, a built in flash, made for kids, it takes four AA batteries and lets you put Toy Story characters on your pictures from the film, such as Buzz Lightyear, Woody, Wendy and the others. View sample photos and videos from the camera in the review. Available for around £40 from Amazon UK. (03/04/2011)

Panasonic Lumis FS33Panasonic Lumix FS33 – the touch-screen version of the Panasonic Lumix FS30, with a 3.0″ touch screen. It packs an impressive wide-angle 8x optical zoom lens (28-224mm in 35mm equiv.) into a compact body, and features a 14.1 megapixel sensor, optical image stabilisation, HD video, SDXC support, lithium-ion rechargeable battery, and face detection. The Panasonic Lumix FS33 is available in black, red or silver for £139-£149, and the Panasonic Lumix FS30 is available in black, blue, silver, violet for £116. Above Average (30/01/2011)

Latest Digital Camera Reviews 2010:

Canon Digital IXUS 95 ISCanon Digital IXUS 95 IS – Available in Silver, Pink, Blue, and Grey, the Canon Digital IXUS 95 IS (aka SD1200 IS) is a compact camera that features a 10 megapixel sensor, 3x optical zoom lens, 2.5″ screen, and optical image stabilisation. It’s also one of the smallest cameras available with an optical viewfinder – although due to it’s compact size it’s usefulness may be limited. Announced on the 18th February 2009 the camera is now available for considerably less than the original price, and is often found on special offer. Recommended (21/11/2010)

Ricoh CX4Ricoh CX4 – Ricoh’s latest compact camera in a long line of compact cameras, which started with the Ricoh CX1 (9mp CMOS sensor, 7.1x optical zoom lens), Ricoh CX2 (10.7x optical zoom lens), Ricoh CX3 (10mp update), and now the Ricoh CX4, which adds improved image stabilisation, new creative modes, a new night shot mode, subject tracking AF, and improved battery life. The Ricoh CX4 is available from around £226. Recommended (13/10/2010)

Olympus E-600 DSLROlympus E-600 Digital SLR – an impressive list of features and an appealing price tag. With the same body design and major features as the E-620, the E-600 offers a 12.3 megapixel sensor, 2.7” swivel screen, 7 point auto focus, live view, 4fps continuous shooting, image stabilisation, dust protection sensor, and access to the high quality Olympus Zuiko lens range. Part of the Zuiko Digital range includes the excellent 35mm Macro lens, a lens and camera combination that are capable of stunning results. The Olympus E-600 is available for £421. Highly Recommended (23/10/2010)

Pentax Optio E90Pentax Optio E90 – a budget compact camera that features a 10 megapixel sensor, 3x optical zoom lens (slightly wide angle 32-96mm equivalent), 2.7″ screen, face detection, VGA 30fps video mode, rubberised grip, and takes AA batteries and comes with alkaline batteries. The Pentax Optio E90 is available for £49 from Amazon UK, in black or red. Recommended (23/07/2010)

Canon Powershot SX210 ISCanon Powershot SX210 IS – the camera features a 14.1 megapixel sensor, a wide-angle 14x optical zoom lens (28 – 392mm), Optical Image Stabilizer, 3.0″ Widescreen LCD, HD movies with stereo sound, HDMI, Smart Auto, Face Detection, Smart Flash Exposure, i-Contrast, DIGIC 4, Servo AF/AE, Manual Control, Creative shooting modes, and Smart Shutter. The camera is available in black, gold and pink/purple for £260. Recommended (17/06/2010)

Fuji Z33wpFujifilm FinePix Z33WP – an ultra compact waterproof camera with a 10 megapixel sensor, 3x optical zoom lens and 2.7″ screen, the camera is available in numerous colours: black, blue, gold, pink and green, for £88 (in black) and takes SD cards (It may even be available for less from the Fuji Refurb shop) and is one of the cheapest all-in-one waterproof cameras – but is it any good? Recommended (24/05/2010)

Samsung ES15Samsung ES15 – one of the cheapest digital cameras available with a REAL optical zoom lens, and currently undercuts most other manufacturers by roughly £20, priced at only £49-59. Occassionally it’s even been on special offer for only £39. This makes it amazing value for money, but price isn’t the only thing we need to look at, especially from our experience with with other budget cameras. Find out how it performs in our review. Recommended (17/05/2010)

Samsung ST550Samsung ST550 (aka TL225) features dual LCDs – a touch screen at the back, and a 1.5″ screen at the front for self-portraits etc. The ST550 features a high resolution 3.5″ 1,152k pixel touch screen, a 12 megapixel sensor, a wide angle 4.6x optical zoom lens (27mm – 124mm), 720p HD video recording, optical image stabilisation, and 18.9mm thin body. The ST550 is available from £189 in black and purple, silver, gold, black, or orange. Recommended (26/04/2010)

Ricoh CX3Ricoh CX3 – an update to the Ricoh CX2 – it features a new 10 megapixel back-lit CMOS sensor, 720p HD video mode, 16:9 aspect ratio, new Pet scene mode, Auto-Scenes, Noise reduction options (from the GR DIGITAL III), Face priority focus, and the same specifications as the CX2, such as 5fps shooting, wide angle 10.7x optical zoom lens (28mm – 300mm), 3″ 920k pixel screen, image stabilisation, Dynamic Range shooting, electronic level, AF bracketing. The camera is available in black, violet, and grey and pink for £299. Recommended (22/04/2010)

Vivitar Vivicam V8225Vivitar Vivicam V8225 – the camera specification looks quite promising, especially as the camera is available from £40-£50, it features an 8 megapixel sensor, 2x optical zoom lens (apparently), 2.4″ screen, lithium ion battery, SD/SDHC support, and VGA video mode (without sound), but is it any good? Found out here. The camera is available for £40 – £50. Do Not Buy! (08/04/2010)

Legocam SmallLego Digital Camera (by Blue) features a 3 megapixel sensor, 1.5″ screen, and flash. The camera has a built in rechargeable battery that charges through a USB cable – and 128mb 32mb of built in memory that will store upto 80 photos, although our testing found it was more like 65 – 75 photos, and there is no video mode available. The camera is available for £29-£39 from Amazon UK. (16/03/2010)

Latest Digital Camera Reviews 2009:

Ricoh CX2Ricoh CX2 – an update to the CX1 – it features a new 10.7x optical zoom lens (28 – 300mm), 5fps shooting, 9 megapixel CMOS sensor, 3.0″ 920k pixel screen, VGA 30fps video, 1cm macro mode, anti-shake sensor, level guage, dynamic range mode, and ISO1600. The Ricoh CX2 is available in silver, black and pink/grey for £279. Recommended (07/12/2009)
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Sony W220Sony Cybershot W220 – a compact 12 megapixel digital camera with a Carl Zeiss 4x optical zoom lens starting at 30mm zooming to 120mm, a 2.7″ screen, with optical image stabilisation, and ISO3200, it’s available in Silver, Black, and Blue for £119. Recommended (15/11/2009)
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Panasonic FS7Panasonic Lumix FS7 – a compact 10 megapixel digital camera with a 4x optical zoom lens with optical image stabilisation, 2.7″ screen, intelligent AUTO mode and 360 shot lithium ion battery. The camera has a metal body and is available in black, silver, and pink for £115. Highly Recommended (09/11/2009)
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Nikon Coolpix P90Nikon Coolpix P90 – an ultra zoom camera with a 26mm wide angle 24x optical zoom lens, 12 megapixel sensor, 3″ swivel screen, sensor shift VR (vibration redutcion), 1cm macro mode, saves both colour and black and white images, and has manual controls. The Nikon Coolpix P90 is available from Amazon UK for £284. Average (16/10/2009)

Fujifilm FinePix F70EXRFujifilm FinePix F70EXR – it features a wide angle 10x optical zoom lens (27-270mm), a 10 megapixel SuperCCD EXR sensor that provides high resolution, high sensitivity, and high dynamic range modes, an anti-shake sensor, 2.7″ screen, SD card support, 5 Film Simulation Modes, and VGA video recording at 30fps. The Fujifilm FinePix F70EXR is available from Amazon for £200. Highly Recommended (06/10/2009)
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Sony  Ericsson Cybershot C905Sony Ericsson Cybershot C905 Mobile Phone – with an 8.1 megapixel digital camera – the camera phone features a real “Xenon” flash, autofocus lens, face detection, a 2.4″ QVGA screen, GPS (with geo photo tagging) and WiFi. This review looks at how the phone performs when used solely as a digital camera. The Sony Ericsson C905 is available from Amazon UK. (28/08/2009)

Fuji F200EXRFujifilm FinePix F200EXR – an update to the F100fd – it features a new 12 megapixel Super CCD EXR sensor that provides high resolution (at 12mp), high dynamic range (at 6mp), and high sensitivity with low noise (upto ISO6400 at 6mp). The camera features a wide angle 5x optical zoom lens, manual controls, anti shake sensor, 3″ screen, SD/XD card support, and compact body available in silver or black in for £215. Recommended (16/08/2009)
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Samsung ST50Samsung ST50 – it’s got an ultra slim 16.6mm stainless steel body, features “smart auto”, “beauty shot”, a 12.2 megapixel sensor and a 3x optical zoom lens, max video resolution is 800×600 at 20fps, digital image stabilisation, a 2.7″ screen and face, blink and smile detection. The Samsung ST50 is available for £136. Average (21/07/2009)

Casio FC100Casio Exilim EX-FC100 – the compact camera features 30fps shooting at 6mp, HD video, a 5x optical zoom lens, 9 megapixel CMOS sensor with anti-shake, and 2.7″ screen. It’s available in black or white for £249. Recommended (17/07/2009)
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Olympus E-P1Olympus PEN E-P1 – a DSLR that fits in your pocket? The E-P1 is the world’s smallest digital camera with changeable lens, it features the same size sensor as other Olympus Digital SLRs. It is available with a 17mm lens (34mm, with VF-1 £749), and 14-42mm 3x zoom lens (28 – 84mm, £699). It’s also available with both lenses for £849. The camera features dust reduction, a 12.3 megapixel live view sensor, 720p HD video recording (1280×720) with stereo sound and HDMI out, anti-shake sensor, 3″ screen, 3fps shooting, SDHC support, and ISO100 – 6400. Highly Recommended (09/07/2009)
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Kodak Easyshare Z980Kodak Easyshare Z980 – it features a 26mm wide angle 24x Optical Zoom Lens with optical image stabilisation, HD picture and video capture, Vertical shutter release and detachable vertical grip, for shooting scenes vertically, a hot shoe, 12 megapixel sensor, and 3″ screen. The Kodak Easyshare Z980 is available for £298.Above Average (07/07/2009)
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Olympus Tough 8000Olympus Mju Stylus Tough 8000 – a compact 12 megapixel camera, with a wide angle 3.6x optical zoom lens, 2.7″ screen, image stabilisation, tap controls and tough credentials, namely it’s shockproof to 2m, waterproof to 10m, crushproof, and feezeproof to -10. It is available in blue, black, and silver for £250 from Amazon. Above Average (03/07/2009)
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Panasonic TZ6Panasonic Lumix TZ6 (aka ZS1) – it features a 25mm Ultra Wide-angle 12x Optical Zoom lens, optical image stabilisation, 2.7″ screen, 10 megapixel sensor, WVGA: 848 x 480 pixels, 30 fps video, and intelligent auto mode. The TZ6 is available for £205. Highly Recommended (14/05/2009)
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Panasonic FX40Panasonic Lumix FX40 – it features a 25mm Ultra Wide-angle 5x Optical Zoom lens with optical image stabilisation, 2.5″ screen, 12 megapixel sensor, HD video (720p, 30fps), HD Output, and intelligent auto mode. It’s available in silver, red and black for £249, and takes SD memory cards. Highly Recommended (24/04/2009)
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Ricoh  CX1Ricoh CX1 – an update to the Ricoh R10 – it features a 9 megapixel CMOS sensor which allows high speed shooting at 4fps, enhanced dynamic range, and features a 28mm wide angle 7.1x optical zoom lens, high resolution 3″ screen, ISO1600, VGA videos, and is available in silver, black or pink for £292. Recommended (09/04/2009)
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GE E1040 – The E1040 features a 10 megapixel sensor, a 4x optical zoom lens, a large 3″ screen, digital anti-shake, high ISO settings upto 3200, face detection, 26mb of memory and a 30fps VGA video mode. (06/04/2009)

Spyder 3 ProThe Spyder 3 Pro, by DataColor, is available for £102 from Amazon UK, and provides quick and easy monitor calibration as well as an ambient light meter, and is designed for photographers. The Spyder 3 is probably one of the default choices when looking for a monitor calibration tool, and it’s easy to see why, as the system is easy and quick to use with some good results. Read our Spyder 3 Pro Review here. (19/02/2009)

Olympus Mju Stylus 1060Olympus Mju Stylus 1060 – an ultra compact camera with a 10 megapixel sensor, 7x optical zoom lens, 3″ screen, dual image stabilisation, face detection, shadow adjustment, intelligent auto mode, XD and Micro SD support. The camera is available in Silver, Black and Green for £180. Recommended (25/01/2009)
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Latest Digital Camera Reviews 2008:
Fuji F100fdFujifilm FinePix F100fd – the new “top of the range” F series camera features a 12 megapixel sensor, a wide angle 5x optical zoom lens, a 2.7″ screen, Wide Dynamic Range, Dual Image Stabilisation (anti-shake sensor), Face Detection 3.0 Technology, and ISO upto 12800 (at 3mp). The Fuji F100fd is available for £160. Recommended (16/12/2008)
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Canon Powershot SX110 ISCanon Powershot SX110 IS – an update to the SX100 IS – the new camera features a more compact body, 9 megapixel sensor, larger 3″ screen, 10x optical zoom lens with image stabilisation, Face Detection, Face Select & Track, Auto Red-Eye Correction, Motion Detection, 20 shooting modes including Easy Mode, and ISO 1600. The SX110 IS is available in silver or black for £175. Highly Recommended (14/12/2008)
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Polaroid Pogo PrinterPolaroid Pogo Instant Mobile Printer – a compact inkless Zink based printer with USB and bluetooth support that prints small 3″ by 2″ sticker photos. It uses a lithium-ion rechargable battery and photos take roughly 1 minute to print. The printer is available for £86, with additional paper available for £9 for 30 sheets. (08/12/2008)

Panasonic FX150Panasonic Lumix FX150 – a new 14.7 megapixel digital camera – it features a 28mm Wide Angle 3.6x optical zoom lens with image stabilisation, Intelligent Auto Mode with AF Tracking, Simple Manual Operation, up to ISO1600 at Full Resolution, and a 2.7″ screen. It is available in silver or black for £205. Highly Recommended (05/12/2008)
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Ricoh R10Ricoh R10 – an update to the R8 – the camera features a new hand grip, a larger high resolution 3″ screen, a new easy mode, a new auto level feature, new function button, and the same specifications as the R8, such as 10 megapixel sensor, 7.1x wide angle zoom, 1cm macro, anti-shake sensor and ISO1600. The camera is available for £199. Recommended (09/11/2008)
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Canon Powershot A2000 ISCanon Powershot A2000 IS – the 10 megapixel camera is an update to the A720 IS and features a 6x optical zoom with optical IS, 17 shooting modes including Easy Mode, Face Detection Technology, Auto Red-Eye Correction, Motion Detection Technology, 3” LCD, it takes AA batteries and is available for £155. Recommended (01/11/2008)
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Canon Digital IXUS 980 ISCanon Digital IXUS 980 IS / SD990 IS – Canon’s new compact 14.7 megapixel camera it features a 3.7x optical zoom, optical IS, 2.5″ screen, optical viewfinder, manual controls, VGA video recording, and will be available in silver or black for £269. Recommended (25/10/08)
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Ricoh GX200Ricoh GX200 – the 12 megapixel digital camera features a wide angle 24mm 3x optical zoom lens, vibration correction, 1cm macro, ISO1600, and a 2.7″ screen. The GX200 with electronic viewfinder included, is available for £359. Recommended (05/10/08)
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Canon EOS 450DCanon EOS 450D / Digital Rebel XSi – a 12.2 megapixel update to the 400D Digital SLR – it features 3.5fps shooting, live view shooting, 9 point AF, 3″ screen, SD memory card support, and Canon’s dust reduction system. The 450D Body only is priced at £429, the EOS 450D with 18-55mm IS kit is £449. Highly Recommended (21/08/08)
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Panasonic TZ5Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ5 – the camera features a wide angle 28mm 10x optical zoom lens with optical image stabilisation, 9 megapixel sensor, and 3.0″ screen. The camera will be available in March in silver, black, and blue. The TZ5 also features Digital Red-eye Correction, and is available for £190. Highly Recommended (10/08/08)
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Panasonic FX35Panasonic Lumix FX35 – the camera features a wide angle 25mm 4x optical zoom lens with optical image stabilisation, 10 megapixel sensor, and 2.5″ screen. The camera is available for £185 in silver, black and blue. Highly Recommended (25/07/08)
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Canon Powershot A590 ISCanon Powershot A590 IS – features an 8 megapixel sensor, 4x optical zoom lens, 2.5″ screen, face detection focus, and takes AA batteries – but adds full manual controls, support for optional lens accessories, and optical image stabilisation. The A590 is available for £112 making it the cheapest Canon available with optical image stabilisation. Recommended (28/06/08)
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Sony W130Sony Cybershot W130 – the 8 megapixel camera features a 4x optical zoom lens, a 2.5″ screen, BIONZ processor with Smile Shutter and Face Detection, D-Range Optimiser, Very High Sensitivity ISO 3200 for reduced camera shake, Super SteadyShot image stabilisation. The Sony W130 is available in silver or black for £130 Recommended (26/06/08)
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Olympus E-420Olympus EVOLT E-420 Digital SLR and kit lens – the E-420 is an update to the E-410 – it features a new live view auto focus mode, face detection focus, a new 2.7″ screen, and is the world’s most compact Digital SLR, especially when used with the new f2.8 25mm pancake lens. It is available for £339 body only, £404 with kit lens, £485 with double zoom kit, and £500 with 25mm lens kit. Highly Recommended (14/06/08)
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Olympus Mju Stylus 1030SWOlympus Mju Stylus 1030SW – a compact 10 megapixel digital camera that is shockproof to 2 metres, waterproof to 10 metres, crushproof to 100kg, dustproof, scratchproof and freezeproof. It also features a wide angle 3.6x optical zoom lens, 2.7″ screen, 24 scene modes, and VGA movie mode at 30fps. It is available in black, silver and green from £215. Highly Recommended (09/05/08)
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Canon IXUS 90Canon Digital IXUS 90 IS / Powershot SD790 IS – the ultra compact camera features a 10 megapixel sensor, a 3x optical zoom lens with optical image stabilisation, a 3″ screen, and the battery life is rated at 330 shots. The IXUS 90 IS is available for £205. Recommended (04/05/08)
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Ricoh  Caplio R8Ricoh Caplio R8 – a 10 megapixel update to the R7 – it features a newly designed body available in black or silver, a wide angle 7.1x optical zoom lens (28 – 200mm equivalent), image stabilisation, ISO 1600, 2.7″ screen with 460k pixels, and a 1cm macro mode. The camera is available in Silver, Two-tone Silver and Black or Black for £235. Recommended (30/04/08)
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Canon Powershot SX100 ISCanon Powershot SX100 IS – the 8 megapixel camera features a 10x optical zoom lens with image stabilisation, a 2.5″ screen, DIGIC III processor, 1cm macro mode, pop-up flash, manual controls, and ISO upto 1600. The SX100 is available for £149. Highly Recommended (30/03/08)
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Nikon D40x Digital SLRNikon D40x Digital SLR – the D40x is a 10 megapixel update to the Nikon D40, it features the same compact body, a 2.5″ screen, and adds a 10 megapixel sensor, ISO 100 – 3200, and 3fps shooting, it has a near-instant startup of 0.18 seconds. It’s also one of the cheapest 10 megapixel Digital SLRs available, priced at £397 with kit lens. Recommended (02/01/08)
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Latest Digital Camera Reviews 2007:
Fujifilm FinePix F480Fujifilm FinePix F480 – The F480 is an 8 megapixel digital camera with a wide angle 4x optical zoom lens (28 – 112mm equiv) it features a 2.7″ screen, digital image stabilistion, ISO upto 800, Xd / SD card support, and 320 x 240 30fps video support. The Fujifilm FinePix F480 is available in black or silver for £99. Average (10/12/07)
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Panasonic FZ18Panasonic Lumix FZ18 – an update to the FZ8, the FZ18 is an ultra zoom digital camera featuring a massive Leica wide-angle 18x optical zoom lens, with the same zoom range as the Olympus SP-550UZ, the FZ18 has an 8 megapixel sensor, a 2.5″ screen, new “Intelligent Auto mode”, and ISO upto 1600. It is available for £265. Highly Recommended (04/12/07)
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Casio Z77Casio Exilim EX-Z77 – with a new best shot mode called “YouTube Capture mode” – this allows you to record videos optimised for youtube.com. The camera features a 7.2 megapixel sensor, a 3x optical zoom lens, a 2.6″ screen, face detection, a high quality 848×480 video mode, weighs only 118 grams and will be available in red, black, silver, blue and pink. The Z77, is available for £118 from Amazon UK. Recommended (28/09/07)
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Ricoh Caplio R6Ricoh Caplio R6 – the Ricoh Caplio R6 is a new compact update to the Ricoh Caplio R5 – the 7 megapixel digital camera has a 7.1x optical zoom lens – this is impressive considering that the camera is now even slimmer. The camera’s wide-angle 7.1x optical zoom lens starts at 28mm and zooms to 200mm equivalent, and has a built in lens-cover. The camera also features a “Vibration Correction” CCD sensor. It’s available for £158 Recommended (08/09/07)
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Casio Z1050Casio Exilim EX-Z1050 – a budget 10 megapixel digital camera from Casio, and an update to the Casio Exilim Z1000. The Z1050 is a compact digital camera with a 10 megapixel sensor, a 3x optical zoom lens and a large widescreen 2.6″ screen. The camera has the ability to take photos at upto ISO 1600, has digital anti-shake, and has a 370 shot battery life. It’s available for £124. Recommended (21/08/2007)
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Olympus E-510Olympus EVOLT E-510 DSLR, an update to the E-500, it features a new 10 megapixel live-MOS sensor, with live view, a new image processing engine “TruePic III”, dust reduction, shadow adjustment technology, and Supersonic Image Stabilizer Unit. The E-510 is available for £599 with kit lens, or £698 with twin lens. Highly Recommended (08/07/07)
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Fuji F20Fujifilm FinePix F20 – a 6 megapixel digital camera with a 3x optical zoom lens, ISO upto 2000, a 2.5″ screen, 300 shot battery life, and (digital) picture stabilisation. It appears to be a slightly cut down version of the Fujifilm FinePix F30. The Fujifilm FinePix F20 is available for £95 from Amazon UK, or £79 from Argos, making it an excellent budget digital camera. Highly Recommended (02/07/07)
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Ricoh 500SERicoh 500SE GPS-Ready Digital Camera – based on the 8 megapixel 500G Wide – the ruggedised water, dust and shock proof 500SE with wifi or bluetooth support enables you to capture location data with your images and automatically embeds GPS coordinates with captured images, images can be transferred via bluetooth or wifi. The Ricoh 500SE will be available at SRP £549.99 inc Vat and £599.99 inc Vat for the WiFi version. Recommended (02/07/07)
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Panasonic FZ8Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ8 – the ultra zoom features Panasonic’s Mega Optical Image Stabilisation and “Intelligent ISO” to avoid image blur. The DMC-FZ8 is a 7 megapixel update to the FZ7, and features a Leica 12x optical zoom lens, a 2.5″ screen, Manual controls and RAW mode. The FZ8 is available for £219 in black or silver. Recommended (22/06/07)
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Panasonic FX30Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX30 – the ultra compact metal bodied camera features a 7.2 megapixel sensor, a Leica 28mm wide angle 3.6x optical zoom lens, a 2.5″ screen and is an update to the FX07 – the camera features optical image stabilisation and is available in Black or Silver for £185. Recommended (28/05/07)
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Fujifilm FinePix F40fdFujifilm FinePix F40fd (aka F45fd) – it features a 3x optical zoom lens, an 8.3 megapixel Super CCD sensor with ISO upto 2000, a 2.5″ screen, face-detection focus, VGA video recording, and a first for Fujifilm cameras, a the F40fd has a dual memory card slot, accepting both XD and SD memory cards. The camera battery life is rated at 300 shots and the camera is available for £168. Recommended (07/05/07)
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Canon Powershot A550The Canon Powershot A550 – an update to the A540 – it features a 4x optical zoom lens, a 7 megapixel sensor, DIGIC II, iSAPS and 9-point AiAF, Redesigned Shooting Mode dial, 30fps VGA movies with sound, 2.0” LCD with dedicated Playback button. Available now for only £111 from Amazon UK. Recommended (06/05/07)
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Canon Digital IXUS 70Canon Digital IXUS 70 / SD1000 – a retro looking ultra-compact digital camera with a 7 megapixel sensor, 3x optical zoom lens, a 2.5″ screen, and DIGIC III image processor. This is the thinnest IXUS ever measuring 19.4mm thick. The camera is available for £175 in Silver or Black. Recommended (10/04/07)
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Samsung NV7Samsung NV7 OPS – a 7 megapixel digital camera with a 7x optical zoom lens, a 2.5″ screen and CCD-shift image stabilisation. The Samsung NV7 is available for £210 from Amazon UK. Find out how it performed in our review. Above Average (05/04/07)
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Olympus SP-550UZOlympus SP-550 Ultra Zoom – it features a massive wide-angle 18x optical zoom lens – equivalent to 28mm – 504mm in 35mm terms! The camera features an anti-shake CCD sensor image stabilisation system, 7 megapixel sensor, RAW support and a 2.5″ screen. Recommended (20/03/07)
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Olympus Mju Stylus 770SWOlympus Mju Stylus 770SW – the Olympus Mju 770SW “Shock and Waterproof” has some impressive features such as being freezeproof, crush proof (upto 100kg!), waterproof up to 10 metres, shock proof, and it even features a manometer so that your depth can be recorded with the image. As well as this it features a 7 megapixel sensor, a 3x optical zoom lens, a 2.5″ screen and an ultra compact metal body. Recommended (13/03/07)
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Canon IXUS i7Canon Digital IXUS i7 Zoom SD40 – the Canon Powershot SD40 / Canon Digital IXUS i7 Zoom is one of the smallest Canon Digital IXUS cameras, and is available in four different colours: Pink, Blue, Silver, and Sepia. The IXUS i7 Zoom is a 7.1 megapixel digital camera with a 1.8″ screen, and a 2.4x optical zoom lens. The 2.4x optical zoom lens is equivalent to 38 – 90 mm on a 35mm camera. Recommended (12/03/07)
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Pentax Optio W20Pentax Optio W20 – The W20 is waterproof upto 1.5 metres, has a 7 megapixel sensor and a 2.5″ screen, and a 3x optical zoom lens. It’s also dustproof so should survive in a variety of places where you wouldn’t want to take a normal digital camera. Surprisingly it’s also very reasonably priced – but does it perform? Find out in our review. Recommended (19/02/07)
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Canon EOS 400DCanon EOS 400D / Rebel XTi – Canon’s entry level 10 megapixel digital camera is one of the most popular Digital SLRs currently available, with a 2.5″ screen, and bargain prices, read our review to find out what makes this Digital SLR so appealing. Highly Recommended (26/01/07)
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Fujifilm FinePix S6500fd / S6000fd – thanks to Hugo Angel for submitting this reader review of the Fujifilm FinePix S6500fd / S6000fd – the camera features a wide-angle 10.7x optical zoom lens and a 6 megapixel sensor. The camera offers good value for money, making it an appealing choice! (25/01/07)

Fujifilm FinePix S9600 S9100Fujifilm FinePix S9600 S9100 – this 9 megapixel digital camera features a wide-angle 10.7x optical zoom lens, a 2″ swivel screen, and black SLR styling. The camera features numerous manual modes and supports RAW images, but can it perform as well as a real Digital SLR? Available for less than £300, it’s an appealling option! Recommended (03/01/2007)
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Digital Camera Reviews 2006:
Pentax K100D DSLRPentax K100D Digital SLR – the 6 megapixel Pentax K100D Digital SLR, features a built in “Shake Reduction” anti-shake CCD sensor, this allows any lens used on the Digital SLR to benefit from anti-shake allowing blur free low light or long zoom photos. The camera features a 2.5″ screen, and is available with a Pentax kits lens for less than £400. Highly Recommended (16/12/2006)
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Olympus Mju Stylus 740Olympus Mju / Stylus 740 – the camera is an ultra-compact, weatherproof, digital camera with a 5x optical zoom lens (36mm – 180mm equiv.), a 2.5″ screen, a 7.1 megapixel sensor and built in digital image stabilisation using high ISO modes, available in Pink / Red, Silver, and Blue. Above Average (06/12/2006)
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Canon Powershot A700Canon Powershot A700 – a compact 6 megapixel digital camera with a 6x optical zoom lens and a 2.5″ screen. Sounds fairly average? One thing sets this Canon camera apart from the rest: it has excellent image quality. Find out why I’m loath to part with this camera in the review. Highly Recommended (05/12/2006)
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Olympus E-400Olympus E-400 DSLR Double Zoom Kit – the new 10 megapixel Digital SLR from Olympus is the world’s smallest and lightest Digital SLR available, we reviewed it with the new 14-42mm and 40-150mm double zoom lens kit, both lenses have been made smaller specifically for this camera. The camera also features an anti-dust sensor so that dust is kept off your photos. Find out how it performed in our review! Highly Recommended (29/11/2006)
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IXUS 850Canon Digital IXUS 850 IS (aka Powershot SD800 IS, IXY 900) – The new 7 megapixel IXUS 850 IS features a wide-angle 3.8x optical zoom lens with image stabilisation, a 2.5″ screen, an ultra compact metal body, and excellent colour. Could this be on of the best ultra-compact digital cameras available? Find out in our review! Recommended (18/11/2006)
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Samsung NV3Samsung NV3 – part of Samsung’s new “NV” range of digital cameras and a 7 megapixel update to the Digimax i6. The NV3 is the “world’s second” PMP (Portable Media Player) digital camera – the camera will play Xvid MPEG4 videos on it’s 2.5″ screen. The camera also features MP3 playback with stereo speakers built into the camera. Recommended (12/11/2006)
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Polaroid i1032Polaroid i1032 – a budget 10 megapixel digital camera with a 3x optical zoom lens and a 2.4″ screen – it was one of the first compact 10 megapixel digital cameras announced and since then, a number of clones seem to have arrived, the Praktica Luxmedia 10-X3 (also seen in Gold), BenQ C1000, Rollei da1325 Prego, Advent MP10 to name a few. Available from £125, can such an inexpensive digital camera produce the results you want? Find out in our review. Average (03/11/2006)
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Sony Ericsson K800iSony Ericsson K800i Cybershot – a mobile phone that’s also a Sony Cybershot digital camera? It plays MP3s, makes phone calls, does email and internet, and has a built in radio, but is it any good as a 3.2 megapixel digital camera? We focus on it’s digital camera capabilities to see if it’s up to the job. Above Average (11/10/2006)
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Ricoh Caplio R5Ricoh Caplio R5 – an ultra compact digital camera with a wide-angle 7.1x optical zoom lens, a 2.5″ screen, a 7 megapixel sensor and built in anti-shake CCD sensor, available in Red/Pink, Black, and Silver! Sounds impressive? Find out how it performed in our review! Recommended (25/09/06)

Casio Exilim EX-Z1000Casio Exilim EX-Z1000 – Casio’s new 10 megapixel digital camera is one of the first compact point and shoot digital camera’s with a 10 megapixel sensor – do you really need 10 megapixel’s or is are megapixels simply used as marketing? Find out in our review of this ultra-compact digital camera – it features a 3x optical zoom lens and a widescreen 2.8″ screen. Above Average (26/08/2006)
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Fujifilm FinePix F30Fujifilm FinePix F30 – Fuji’s 6 megapixel digital camera features a 3x optical zoom lens, and a new high resolution 2.5″ screen. The camera is an improvement over the infamous F10, and has impressive low light performance, great speed, and excellent battery life. Highly Recommended (26/07/2006)
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Samsung Digimax L55WSamsung Digimax L55W – Samsung’s 5 megapixel digital camera features a wide-angle 4.8x optical zoom lens, and a large wide-screen 2.8″ screen. The camera has an MPEG4 video mode and takes wide-screen photos. Above Average (19/07/2006)
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Nikon Coolpix S6Nikon Coolpix S6 – An ultra-stylish ultra compact from Nikon featuring a 6 megapixel sensor, a 3x optical zoom lens, and a huge 3″ screen. It features built in Wi-Fi so that you can wirelessly transfer your photos to your computer with all the “hassle” of a USB cable. Above Average (13/06/06)
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Sony Alpha DSLR-A100 Preview – Sony’s entry into the Digital SLR market features a 10 megapixel sensor with “Super Steady Shot”, a 2.5″ screen, and Dynamic range optimisation. (09/06/06)

Panasonic TZ1Panasonic Lumix TZ1 – World’s smallest 10x optical zoom lens digital camera with image stabilisation – it features a 2.5″ screen and a 5 megapixel sensor. The camera features a Leica lens. Recommended (07/06/06)
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Ricoh Caplio R4Ricoh Caplio R4 – the Ricoh Caplio R4 is a new 6 megapixel update to the Ricoh Caplio R3 – it has a 7.1x optical zoom lens – this is impressive considering that the camera is roughly the same size as other cameras with only a 3x optical zoom lens. The camera’s wide-angle 7.1x optical zoom lens starts at 28mm and zooms to 200mm equivalent. Above Average (01/06/06)
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Samsung i6Samsung Digimax i6 – the Samsung Digimax i6 is the “world’s first” PMP (Portable Media Player) digital camera – the camera will play Xvid MPEG4 videos on it’s 2.5″ screen. The camera also features MP3 playback. The i6 is a 6.1 megapixel digital camera with a high resolution 2.5″ screen, and a 3x optical zoom lens. Recommended (01/06/06)
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Canon IXUS WirelessCanon Digital IXUS Wireless SD430 – the Canon Digital IXUS Wireless / Powershot SD430 Wireless is a Canon’s first compact digital camera to feature wireless support built in – they manage to do this whilst still maintaining an ultra-compact body. Better yet the camera is fully featured with a 5 megapixel sensor, a 2″ screen, an optical viewfinder, and a Canon 3x optical zoom lens equivalent to 35-105mm in film terms. Above average (29/05/06)
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Panasonic Lumix LZ3Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ3 – The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ3 is a compact 5 megapixel digital camera, with a 6x optical zoom lens with image stabilisation and a 2″ screen. It’s one of the cheapest ultra zoom digital cameras currently available. It uses AA batteries. Above Average (21/05/06)
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Pentax Optio E10 – 6 megapixels, 3x optical zoom lens, 2.4″ screen. Below Average (14/05/06)
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Pentax *ist DLPentax *st DL Digital SLR – The Pentax *ist DL Digital SLR features a 6 megapixel sensor, a large 2.5″ screen, and is excellent value for money with the Pentax kit lens, uniquely it also takes AA batteries. Recommended (06/05/06)
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Panasonic Lumix LS2Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS2 – Excellent value for money budget 5 megapixel digital camera, it features a 3x optical zoom lens with image stabilisation, a 2″ screen, and takes AA batteries. Recommended (21/04/06)
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Olympus SP-320Olympus SP-320 – 7 megapixel digital camera, 3x optical zoom lens, 2.5″ screen plus an optical viewfinder, excellent value for money, this digital camera has a lot of controls and features and produces great images with great colours! Olympus provide a 2 year warranty. Recommended (13/04/06)
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Kodak Easyshare V570Kodak Easyshare V570 – Ultra compact 5 megapixel digital camera, with dual lens, one ultra wide angle, the other a 3x optical zoom lens, the camera features a 2.5″ screen, and a built in panoramic mode. Above Average (12/04/06)
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Olympus Mju 720SWOlympus Mju / Stylus 720SW7mp sensor, 3x optical zoom, 2.5″ screen, Shockproof, Dustproof, and Waterproof ultra compact digital camera, available in three colours: Pink, Silver or Blue, it features numerous scene modes. Recommended (10/04/06)
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Casio Exilim EX-Z120Casio Exilim EX-Z120
7mp sensor, 3x optical zoom, 2″ TFT screen, optical viewfinder, compact metal body, takes AA batteries, manual controls, numerous scene modes, high resolution VGA video mode at 30fps with sound, offers excellent value for money. Recommended (29/03/06)
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Olympus SP-500 Ultra Zoom Olympus SP-500 Ultra Zoom
6mp sensor, Olympus 10x optical zoom lens, 2.5″ TFT, electronic viewfinder, takes AA batteries, and offers full manual controls as well as numerous scene modes. Features a comfortable hand grip and a black body. Above Average (23/03/06)
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Panasonic Lumix FZ7 Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ7 – Compact ultra zoom digital camera available in silver or black featuring: 6mp, 12x optical zoom with image stabilisation, 2.5″ screen, manual controls, wide-aspect ratio photos and video, available from £285 Recommended (10/03/06)

Pentax Optio S6 Pentax Optio S6
Ultra compact metal bodied digital camera featuring: 6mp, 3x optical zoom lens, 2.5″ screen (03/03/06)

Olympus EVOLT E-500 DSLR Review
Fully featured budget Digital SLR featuring: 8mp, Kit Lens, 2.5″ screen (26/02/06)

Ricoh GR Digital
8mp, 28mm wide angle lens, 2.5″ screen (22/02/06)

Articles / Accessories 2006:
ColorVision Spyder2 Plus – Monitor and Printer colour calibration package. (14/02/06)

How to Take Great Product Photos – A step by step guide on how to take excellent product photos. (05/02/06)

Digital Cameras 2006:
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ30
8mp, 12x optical zoom, 2″ screen (06/02/06)

Fujifilm FinePix S5600 / S5200
5mp, 10x optical zoom, 1.8″ screen (23/01/06)

Samsung Pro815 Reader Review
8mp, 15x optical zoom, 3.5″ screen (21/01/06)

Ricoh Caplio R3
5mp, 7.1x optical zoom, 2.5″ screen (16/01/06)

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Digital Cameras 2005:

Panasonic Lumix FX9 – Ultra compact 6mp (11/12/05)
Olympus FE-120 / X-700 – Budget 6mp (29/11/05)
Panasonic Lumix LX1 (16/11/05)
Ricoh Caplio RR530 aka Pentax Optio 50, KM Dimage E500 (04/11/05)
Konica Minolta Dynax Maxxum 5D DSLR – 6mp DSLR (19/10/05)
Olympus Mju Digital 800 / Stylus 800 (25/09/05)
Konica Minolta Dimage X1 (24/09/05)
Pentax Optio S45 / S55 (22/09/05)
Canon Digital IXUS 700 / Powershot SD500 (01/09/05)
Sony Cybershot DSC-W7 (29/08/05)
Ricoh Caplio GX8 (22/08/05)
HP Photosmart M22 (01/08/05)
HP Photosmart R717 (27/07/05)
Fujifilm Finepix A345 / A350 (25/07/05)
Olympus Camedia C-180 D-435(20/07/05)
Sony Cybershot DSC-L1 (19/07/05)
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ1 / LZ2 (01/07/05)
Fujifilm FinePix F440 (25/06/05)
Konica Minolta Dimage X60 (16/06/05)
Fujifilm FinePix F10 (13/06/05)
Casio Exilim EX-S100 (11/06/05)
Sony Cybershot DSC-S60/S80 (03/06/05)
Sri-Lanka Trip – Updated!
Canon Powershot A520 (30/05/05)
HP Photosmart M417 (27/05/05)
Canon Digital IXUS 30 (26/05/05)
Konica Minolta Dimage Z5 (22/04/05)
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS1 (21/04/05)
Olympus Camedia C-500 / D-595 (19/04/05)
Polaroid x530 Preview (13/04/05)
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ3 (08/04/05)
Konica Minolta Dimage G600 (06/04/05)
Nikon Coolpix 4800 (05/04/05)
Olympus Mju Digital 500 (02/04/05)
Nikon Coolpix 4600 (09/03/05)
Focus on Imaging 2005 Show Report
Olympus Camedia C-310 (26/02/05)
Kodak Easyshare DX7590 (25/02/05)
Canon Digital IXUS 500 (20/02/05)
Ricoh Caplio R1v (07/02/05)
Olympus Camedia C-470 (03/02/05)
BenQ DC E40 (27/01/05)
Konica Minolta Dimage E40 (14/01/05)
Kodak Easyshare DX7440 (07/01/05)
HP Photosmart R507 / R607 Review (01/01/05)

Other Reviews / Articles:
What Size Memory Card Should I buy?
Digital Camera Shootout July 2005 (including: Panasonic Lumix LZ1, LZ2, Fujifilm FinePix F440, and the Sony Cybershot DSC-L1)
Digital Camera Shootout May 2005 (including: Canon Digital IXUS 30, Canon Powershot A520, HP Photosmart M417, and the Sony Cybershot S60/S80)
Konica Minolta Photo Inkjet Paper QP (29/05/05)

Digial Cameras 2004:
Pentax Optio S30 (13/12/04)
HP Photosmart M307 (12/12/04)
Kodak EasyShare CX7330 (06/12/04)
Sony Cybershot DSC-U40 (27/11/04)
Fujifilm FinePix A607 (20/11/04)
Olympus Mju Mini Digital / Stylus Verve (15/11/04)
Konica Minolta Dimage X31 (10/11/04)
Nikon Coolpix 2200 (06/11/04)
Canon Powershot A400 (01/11/04)
Pentax Optio 33LF (24/10/04)
HP Photosmart R707 (19/10/04)
Vivitar Vivicam 3760 (09/10/04)
Panasonic Lumix FX7 (06/10/04)
Konica Minolta Dimage Z3 (30/09/04)
Olympus Mju Mini Digital (Preview)
Olympus Camedia C-765 (27/08/04)
Olympus Camedia C-725 (10/08/04)
BenQ DC C50 (28/07/04)
Pentax Optio 30 (19/07/04)
HP Photosmart 735 (11/07/04)
Mercury CyberPix S-330 (27/06/04)
Mercury Slim Cam II (27/06/04)
Minolta Dimage F200 (08/06/04)
Casio QV-R40 (25/05/04)
Visioneer MX-200 (29/04/04)
Fujifilm Q1 Digital (12/04/04)
Fujifilm Finepix 2800 Zoom (03/03/04)
Praktica DCZ 1.3S (09/02/04)
Canon Powershot A300 (07/03/04)
Minolta Dimage E223 (03/01/04)

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