Nikon Coolpix L23 Review
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Listed below are some of the rivals of the Nikon Coolpix L23.
As camera manufacturers increasingly add more bells, whistles and megapixels to their compacts in order to outdo the competition, it's easy to overlook the cheaper yet still very capable end of the market. This is where cameras like the new Canon Powershot A495 aim to provide the core functionality and image quality of their more expensive brethren in a more accessible and of course cheaper package. Read our in-depth 10-page Canon PowerShot A495 review to find out if this budget shooter hits the mark.
The Fujifilm FinePix JZ500 is a brand new 10x travel-zoom camera that won't break the bank. Offering a 14 megapixel sensor, 28-280mm focal range and 720p HD movie recording, the JZ500 can be yours for less than £175 / $250. Read our Fujifilm FinePix JZ500 review to find out if it's worth a look.
The entry level L22 sits at the bottom of the Nikon Coolpix range, but that doesn't mean that you should immediately write it off. After all, £79.99 / €95.00 surprisingly buys you quite a lot of camera, with a 3.6x zoom lens, 3 inch screen and 12 megapixel sensor all included. Read our in-depth Nikon Coolpix L22 to find out if you really can get a capable camera at this price-point...
Olympus have been aggressively targeting the budget end of the digital camera market recently, with new models like the VG-130 typifying their approach. You get a surprisingly capable camera for a mere £99.99 / $139.99 - 14 megapixels, 5x wide-angle zoom, 3 inch LCD screen and 720p movies. Read our detailed Olympus VG-130 to find out if it's simply too cheap to be cheerful.
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS33 (also known as the DMC-FH22) is a new touch-screen compact camera with an appealingly versatile 8x zoom lens. Costing less than £199 / $199, the FS33 / FH22 is aimed at the beginner end of the market, yet still offers some advanced features including 720p HD movies and Panasonic's reliable intelligent Auto mode. Read our expert Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS33 review now.
Not everyone needs a digital camera with all the latest bells and whistles. Enter stage left the new Pentax Optio RZ10, a 10x travelzoom camera with a 14 megapixel sensor, 720p HD movies and a 2.7 inch screen, all for under £175 / $200. Read our Pentax Optio RZ10 Review to find out if it has cut too many corners...
With Christmas literally round the corner and a worldwide recession in full swing, Samsung are offering a veritable stocking full of features in the form of the PL70 / SL720 camera. Priced at just £199 / $229.99, this bargain model offers a 12 megapixel sensor, 5x optical zoom, 3 inch LCD screen and even 720p HD movies. Is the Samsung PL70 / SL720 the answer to your cash-strapped dreams this holiday season? Mark Goldstein finds out...
The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W380 is a new 14 megapixel compact camera with an ultra-wide angle 24-140mm 5x lens, complete with fast f/2.8 aperture, ISO 3200 and SteadyShot anti-shake system. The W380 has a raft of auto features aimed at improving your pictures, from the Easy shooting mode for complete beginners to the Sweep Panorama mode that never fails to impress. Heavily based on the WX1 camera that we enthusiastically reviewed at the end of 2009, does the Sony W380 succeed in bringing a similar feature set to a wider audience? Read our Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W380 review to find out...