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Here’s a quick round-up of the latest digital cameras to be announced in the last week or so…

Fujifilm FinePix XP200 Rugged Camera – 5x zoom, Waterproof, Tough
Fujifilm FinePix S8400W Ultra-Zoom Bridge Camera – 44x ultra-zoom with Wi-Fi
Olympus VH-520 Compact – 10x zoom, designed to be good in low-light, but affordable, RRP £129
Canon PowerShot SX270 SX280 Travel-Zooms – 20x optical zoom, GPS and Wi-Fi on SX280
Canon EOS 700D DSLR Announced – 18mp, Update to the Canon EOS 650D
Canon EOS 100D DSLR Announced – 18mp, New “baby” Digital SLR, World’s smallest DSLR
Samsung Galaxy S4 with 13 megapixel camera – no zoom, latest Samsung Android phone
Minox DCC 14.0 Classic Camera Announced – 14mp, no zoom, retro miniature compact camera

Minox Class DCC 5.1
ePHOTOzine has reviewed the Minox DCC 5.1 (Digital Classic Camera) – it’s a mini replica of the Leica M3, but with a 5.1 megapixel CMOS sensor, 2inch screen, lithium ion battery, optical viewfinder, and no optical zoom. It takes SD cards, and there are a number of accessories available for it, including a classic press flash, a wide angle converter, a telephoto converter and even a tripod adapter, as well as a metal lens cap, leather strap, leather case, and the camera even comes in a wooden presentation box! The Minox DCC 5.1 is available for around £139.

Minox DTC500
Minox has announced a new night vision / wildlife digital camera for wildlife photography, it features an infra-red flash, 6 month battery life, weather proof body, 8 megapixel sensor, and 2.5″ screen. It measures 153 x 114 x 66 mm.

“The new MINOX DTC 500 is equipped with 8 megapixel resolution and delivers outstanding imaging quality with pin-sharp details, high contrast and natural color rendition. With video recordings of 10 to 60 seconds the user can keep track of animal activities around the clock. The high performance infrared flash with a range of up to 15 meters delivers reliable shots, even in unfavorable light or in twilight. Thanks to its extremely short shutter lag of just 1 second and a battery life of over 6 months, the new DTC 500 is a very reliable companion out in the reserve.”