Canon IXUS 230 HS Review
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Listed below are some of the rivals of the Canon IXUS 230 HS.
The Casio EX-Z800 is an entry-level compact camera that delivers a lot of bang for your buck. A mere £125 / $150 snags you a 14 megapixel, pleasingly simple and stylish point-and-shoot with a wide-angle 4x zoom lens, 2.7 inch LCD screen and 720p HD movies. Find out if this is the right budget camera for you by reading our in-depth Casio EX-Z800 review.
The Fujifilm FinePix T200 is a good-looking and attractively priced travel-zoom camera. Sporting a 10x zoom, 14 megapixel sensor, 2.7 inch LCD screen and 720p movies, the T200 can be yours for less than £150 / $180. Read our in-depth Fujifilm FinePix T200 review to find out if it's a real bargain or one to avoid.
The Nikon Coolpix S5100 is a stylish new budget point-and-shoot camera. The S5100 offers a compact body, 12 megapixels, a 5x zoom with 28mm wide-angle setting, 720p HD movies and a 2.7 inch LCD screen. Read our expert review of the Nikon Coolpix S5100.
The new Olympus VR-320 is an affordable travel-zoom camera with a 12.5x, 24-300mm lens and a 14 megapixel sensor. Other key features of the Olympus VR-320 include a 3 inch screen, 720p HD video and a 1cm super macro mode. Priced at £159.99 / $179.99, is the VR-320 just too cheap to be true? Read our in-depth Olympus VR-320 review to find out...
The new Panasonic Lumix ZX3 / ZR3 is a tiny camera that packs a big punch, with an 8x, 25-300mm wide-angle zoom lens and 14 megapixel sensor. Capable of recording 720p HD movies in the AVCHD Lite or Motion JPEG formats, the ZX3 (called the ZR3 in North America) features Panasonic's newly introduced Intelligent Resolution function which can boost the zoom to 10x with minimal loss of image quality. Mark Goldstein takes an in-depth look at the new Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZX3.
The Pentax Optio RS1500 is the second compact camera whose appearance can be customised almost to your heart's content. You can choose from the 10 included skins, create your own using the Personal Skin Designer software, use a tracing stencil, and also change the lens ring. Can this chameleon-like feature make the RS1500 stand out from the entry-level crowd? Read our in-depth Pentax Optio RS1500 review to find out...
The Samsung PL210 is an affordable travel-zoom compact camera, offering a 10x zoom lens, 14 megapixel sensor, 3 inch LCD and 720p movie recording, all for less than £150 / $175. Read our in-depth Samsung PL210 review to find out if this is the right pocket camera for you...
The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX7 is a new mid-range compact camera with a wealth of advanced features. The WX7 offers a 5x zoom lens, 16 megapixel Exmor R CMOS sensor, Full HD movie recording and even 3D photos. With a street price of less than £200, read our in-depth Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX7 review to find out if it can live up to its full promise.