Samsung ST6500 Review
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Listed below are some of the rivals of the Samsung ST6500.
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 Fujifilm FinePix Z800EXR is a fashion-concious compact camera with a massive touchscreen LCD, 12 megapixel EXR sensor and a 5x optical zoom lens. The Z800EXR also features a hybrid auto-focus system that switches between traditional contrast AF and a quicker phase detection AF system, as used in DSLR cameras and its big brother, the F300EXR. Read our in-depth Fujifilm FinePix Z800EXR review to find out if it's the perfect match of form and function...
The Nikon Coolpix S80 is a new 14 megapixel camera featuring a very interesting OLED touchscreen. The S80's large 3.5 inch monitor offers a touch-sensitive interface, featuring a Touch Shutter function that allows you to focus on and photograph a subject by simply touching it on the camera’s display. Other key features of the Nikon S80 include 720p movies with stereo sound, a 5x zoom lens, slim and stylish design and a range of creative filters. Read our detailed Nikon Coolpix S80 review to get the full low-down on Nikon's new touchscreen compact.
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS37 (also known as the DMC-FH27) is a new touch-screen compact camera with an appealingly versatile 8x zoom lens. Costing £199 / $229, the FS37 / FH27 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-FS37 review now.
The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99 is a good-looking 14 megapixel compact camera with a large 3 inch touchscreen LCD and a wide-angle 4x zoom lens. It's also competitively priced too, currently on sale for around £200 / $229.99. Read our expert Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T99 review to find out if it's worth considering...