Samsung ST5500 Review
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Listed below are some of the rivals of the Samsung ST5500.
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.
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.
The Fujifilm FinePix F80EXR is an attractively designed compact camera with a 10x zoom lens, 12 megapixel sensor, 3 inch LCD screen, HD movie recording and manual controls, all for a street price of less than £200 / $250. Read our Fujifilm FinePix F80EXR Review to find out if it's a worthy successor to last year's F70EXR model.
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...
Looking for a stylish point and shoot compact that won't break the bank? The new Olympus mju 7040 (also called the Stylus 7040) could be the answer, with 14 megapixels, a 7x wide-angle zoom lens, 3 inch LCD screen and 720p video all on offer. Zoltan Arva-Toth finds out if the Olympus mju / Stylus 7040 can live up to its promise.
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.
The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5 is a small and stylish camera with a 10 megapixel back-illuminated Exmor-R sensor, amazing 10fps burst mode, 3 inch touch-sensitive LCD screen, innovative Sweep Panorama mode, a 4x zoom lens, 720p HD movies and ISO range of 100-3200. And we haven't mentioned that the TX5 is also freeze, shock, water and dust proof too. Find out if the Sony TX5 can live up to its £330 / $350 price-tag in our latest expert review.