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Sanyo VPC S1414 Black
DPExpert has reviewed the Sanyo VPC S1414, it’s a budget camera that features a 14 megapixel sensor, wide angle 4x optical zoom lens (28mm), 2.7″ screen (230k pixels), 720p HD video at 30fps, SD/SDHC support, ISO100 to 6400, and takes AA batteries.

“Image quality is good as long as the ISO speed is kept to 200. Resolution and sharpness are good. Colour is a bit hit and miss when using auto white balance.”

Sanyo S1070

The Sanyo VPC-S1070 (shown here in white at Photokina) has been getting quite a lot of attention here at DigiCamReview with numerous comments complaining about a faulty lens! However, at ASDA, where it’s for sale for £70 with free batteries and charger, the camera has recieved 5 star ratings with only one slightly lower rating of 4 stars! There are also 5 star reviews at ebuyer.com where it comes with free batteries, charger, 2gb SD, and case, all for less than £70! If you have one and would like to share your reader review to let us know your opinion, then please do! The Sanyo S1070 camera features a 10 megapixel sensor, 2.4″ screen, 3x optical zoom lens, ISO1600, slim body, digital anti shake and takes AA batteries.

“The S1070 comes packaged with two FREE batteries and charger – not just any batteries, but Sanyo’s revolutionary “Eneloop” ready-to-use rechargeable batteries, which enable you to take 4.5 times more photographs than standard alkaline batteries. 10mp… Face Detection… Image Stabilisation… Optical Zoom… Movie clips… FREE Eneloop batteries and charger.”

Click for more pictures and comments on the S1070.

Sanyo S1070

Canon Powershot TX1Steves Digicams have reviewed the new Canon Powershot TX1 (IS) – the digital camera / digital camcorder features a 7 megapixel sensor, 10x optical zoom lens with optical image stabilisation, a 1.8″ swivel screen, red-eye reduction, face-detection focus, DIGIC III image processor and HDTV 1280 x 720 pixels (30 frames/sec.) video recording.

“Canon’s Powershot TX1 is an interesting 7-megapixel model. While it’s not as comfortable to hold in your hands as Sanyo’s Xacti series models, the TX1 offers better image quality, performance, a more durable exterior and movie quality.”

Read more Canon Powershot TX1 Reviews: DPReview, DCResource

Deal of the Day
Every day this month we’re going to be posting a “Christmas Deal of the Day” – a special offer, or an excellent price for a digital camera. Keep checking back daily to see what special deals are available, and if you have any tips, then please email me!

Sanyo Xacti S6Today’s Deal of the Day is the Sanyo Xacti C6 available for only £65 from Pixmania for only £65! The Sanyo Xacti S6 features a 6 megapixel sensor, a 3x optical zoom lens and a 2″ screen. The camera takes AA batteries, so it’s recommended you get some rechargable AA batteries and a charger – otherwise battery life from normal AA batteries can be quite poor (as with nearly all digital cameras), and 1gb SD memory cards are available from Amazon UK.

Sanyo Xacti S6 only £65 from Pixmania
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Sanyo CA6Sanyo have announced the new water resistant, multi-coloured Sanyo Xacti CA6 – a hybrid digital camera digital video recorder, it offers a 5x optical zoom lens (equivalent to 38 – 190 mm on a 35 mm camera), a 6 megapixel sensor, VGA video recorded as MPEG4, digital image stabilisation, and a 2″ flip out screen. (via Engadget)

Sanyo E7Sanyo have quietly announced the new Sanyo Xacti E7 and S7 – they are both compact 7.1 megapixel digital cameras, with a 3x optical zoom lens, a 2.5″ screen, VGA video recording, touch sensitive shutters, 23mb internal memory, ISO50 – 800, and take SD memory cards. The S7 takes AA batteries (with a 260 shot life) and is slightly thicker, while the E7 takes lithium-ion rechargable batteries (with a 320 shot life) and is the slimmest of the two at 21.6mm thick. (via DCViews)

DPNow have details of Uniross’ new “Hybrio” pre-charged rechargable batteries, they hold their charge for over 1 year, and can be recharged 500 times, Uniross have this to say:

“We can say the Hybrio is unique with absolute confidence. This is the first. There is no battery in the world which combines such convenience with economy and energy saving”

They sound exactly the same as Sanyo Eneloop Batteries launched last year, that come pre-charged, hold their charge for 1 year, and can be recharged numerous times.

Sanyo S60Sanyo have announced the US release of the Sanyo Xacti S60 – a compact 6 megapixel digital camera, with a 3x optical zoom lens, a 2.5″ screen, a touch sensitive shutter, high ISO settings, and is available for $199. It was announced previously here:

“The SANYO Xacti S60 is a high performance, yet exceptionally easy to use, 6-megapixel digital still camera. Featuring a 3x optical zoom lens and an extra-large 2.5 inch TFT LCD monitor, the palm-sized Sanyo S60 offers an ergonomic, easy to hold design to help users capture beautifully detailed images every time. The Sanyo S60 incorporates a newly developed high-resolution 6.18-megapixel CCD (total) designed to capture vibrant, razor-sharp color images. Simply touch SANYO’s unique Touch Sensor Shutter Button and both Auto Focus and Auto Exposure are instantly confirmed with a luminous touch signal and beep. Then, a gentle press of the shutter button captures the image.” (full press release at PhotographyBLOG)

Olympus E-500The Phoenix have published an article called “One woman, eight cameras”, where Melissa Ostrow tests the following eight digital cameras: Olympus EVOLT E-500, Fujifilm S9000 / S9600, Kodak Easyshare Z650, Olympus Stylus / Mju 810, Canon Powershot SD600 / IXUS 60, Sanyo Xacti E6, HP Photosmart R725, Polaroid i832:

“For one week, I photographed my life with my eight new shutters of joy. I photographed concerts and crowds. I took candids in and around my apartment with my cat and my boyfriend as models. And when we broke from the inside lighting studio (my apartment) for a scenic trip through our neighborhood, Brighton became my canvas, its back trails and neighborhood streets my landscape.” (via Photodoto)

Read our in-depth Olympus EVOLT E-500 Review