Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX700 Review

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October 20, 2010 | Mark Goldstein |

Main Rivals

Listed below are some of the rivals of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX700.

Canon Digital IXUS 210

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The Canon Digital IXUS 210 (also called the Canon Powershot SD3500 IS) joins the small but growing band of cameras that offer a graceful touch-screen interface rather than a cluttered collection of external controls. Almost every aspect of the IXUS 210's operation can be controlled by interacting with the massive and high-res 3.5 inch LCD screen that dominates the rear of the camera. Other standout features include 14 megapixels, a 5x zoom with 24mm wide-angle setting, and 720p HD movie recording. Mark Goldstein gets all touchy-feely with Canon's second touch screen camera in our Canon Digital IXUS 210 review.

Casio EX-Z550

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The Casio EX-Z550 is an inexpensive yet well-specified digital camera, offering a 14 megapixel sensor, 4x wide-angle zoom lens, 2.7 inch LCD screen and 720p HD movies. Available in a variety of colours, the EX-Z550 costs a mere £149.99 / $169.99 - read our in-depth Casio EX-Z550 review to find out if makes the grade.

Fujifilm FinePix JZ500

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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.

Kodak Easyshare M580

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The Kodak Easyshare M580 is a new entry-level camera with some advanced features, including a wide-angle 8x zoom lens, 14 megapixel sensor, HD video and a large 3 inch LCD screen. Officially retailing for £179.99 / $199.95, read our expert Kodak Easyshare M580 Review.

Nikon Coolpix S4000

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The new Nikon Coolpix S4000 camera features a touch-sensitive user interface that allows you to interact with the LCD screen to set the focus and exposure for your subject. In addition to the cutting-edge 3 inch touch-screen, the S4000 also offer 12 megapixels, a 4x wide-angle lens, and high-definition video recording at 720p. Read our in-depth Nikon Coolpix S4000 review to find out if it's worth getting your hands on it...

Olympus FE-5030

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The Olympus FE-5030 is a new slim, stylish and simplified compact camera that won't break the bank. Featuring a 14 megapixel sensor, 5x 26-130mm zoom lens, and a 2.7 inch LCD screen, the FE 5030 is priced at £139.99. Zoltan-Arva Toth finds out if that's money well spent in our Olympus FE-5030 review.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX70

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The Lumix DMC-FX70 is Panasonic's first compact camera that almost exclusively relies on its clever touchscreen technologies for operation, with just a few external controls to supplement the 3 inch LCD. Also on offer are a bright f/2.2, 5x zoom lens, 14 megapixel CCD sensor, and 720p HD video. Read our in-depth Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX70 review complete with sample images and video.

Pentax Optio I-10

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Is it a DSLR? Is it a compact? The new Pentax I-10 combines the styling of the former with the simplicity of the latter, complete with a 5x zoom, 12 megapixels and 2.7 inch screen for under £199.99 / $249.95. Gavin Stoker finds out if the Pentax I-10 is all style and no substance...

Samsung ST1000

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The Samsung ST1000 (also known as the CL65) is one of the most cutting-edge compact cameras on the market, offering built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, GPS tracking and a fantastic 3.5 inch, 1,152k dot touch-screen LCD. As if that wasn't enough, there's also a 12 megapixel sensor, 5x zoom lens, 720p video recording at 30fps, and a range of auto modes for beginners. Officially retailing at £349.99 / $399.99, we find out if the Samsung ST1000 / CL65 is worth the price premium.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX7

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The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX7 is a slim and stylish digital compact camera. The TX7 offers a 10 megapixel back-illuminated Exmor-R sensor, 3.5 inch touch-sensitive LCD screen, innovative Intelligent Sweep Panorama mode, 1080i HD movies with stereo sound, 10fps burst mode, a 4x zoom lens, and an ISO range of 125-3200. Read our in-depth Sony TX7 review to find out if it can justify its £380 / $299 price-tag.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX9

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The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX9 is a slim, stylish and full-featured digital compact camera. The TX9 has a 12 megapixel back-illuminated Exmor-R sensor, 3.5 inch touch-sensitive LCD screen, innovative 3D Sweep Panorama mode, 1080i HD movies with stereo sound, 10fps burst mode, a 4x zoom lens, and an ISO range of 125-3200. Read our in-depth Sony TX9 review to find out if it can justify its £380 / $399 price-tag.

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