Samsung ST96 Review
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Listed below are some of the rivals of the Samsung ST96.
The new Canon PowerShot A3300 IS camera is firmly aimed at photography beginners. Offering a wealth of auto modes, 16 megapixel sensor, 5x zoom lens, 3 inch LCD screen and an attractive price tag of less than £150 / $180, the A3300 IS looks like the perfect family camera. Read our Canon PowerShot A3300 IS review to find out if that's the case...
The Casio EX-ZR10 is a sensibly priced, attractive compact camera with a 7x wide-angle zoom lens. Other key features of the Casio ZR10 include a 12 megapixel back-illuminated sensor, full 1080p HD movies, HDR functionality and 360 degree Panoramas. Read our in-depth Casio EX-ZR10 review.
The slim and stylish Fujifilm FinePix Z90 camera offers point and shoot operation, a robust metal body and a range of bright metallic colours. The Z90 has 5x zoom lens with a sliding lens cover, 3 inch touch-screen LCD, high-definition movie recording, and a very attractive price-tag of £139.99 / $169.95. Read our in-depth Fujifilm FinePix Z90 review.
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.
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 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.
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 Optio S1 is the first model in a stylish new range of compact cameras from Pentax. In addition to its dashing good looks, the Pentax S1 also offers 14 megapixels, a 5x zoom lens, 2.7 inch screen and 720p movies. Available for just £119.99 / $199.95, check out our Pentax Optio S1 review to find out if it's all style and no substance...
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...