Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W380 Review

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March 26, 2010 | Mark Goldstein |

Main Rivals

Listed below are some of the rivals of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W380.

Canon Digital IXUS 130

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The Canon Digital IXUS 130 (also known as the PowerShot SD1400 IS) is a slim and stylish addition to the long-standing IXUS range. Boasting a metal body less than 18mm thick, 14 megapixels and 720p movie recording, the tiny Canon IXUS 130 is also well-suited to the beginner, with a multitude of different hand-holding modes on offer. Mark Goldstein finds out if this is one of the best IXUS cameras yet in the World's first Canon Digital IXUS 130 online review.

Casio EX-Z1

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The Casio EX-Z1 (also known as the Casio EX-S5) is a budget point and shoot camera that's super-slim, light-weight and good to look at. Primarily aimed at the beginner, but also making a good pocket camera for the more experienced user, the 10 megapixel Casio Z1 features a 2.7 inch screen, 3x zoom lens and a wealth of auto and scene modes. Competitively priced at just £149.99 / $159.99, is the Casio EX-Z1 a wise investment? Read our expert review to find out...

Fujifilm FinePix F70EXR

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The FinePix F70 is the latest camera to feature Fujifilm's revolutionary EXR technology, which offers you the choice of images with high resolution, expanded dynamic range or less noise at high ISO speeds. The Fujifilm F70EXR also offers two new shooting modes, Pro Focus Mode and Pro Low-light, which use multi-frame technology to create photos with greater depth-of-field and reduced noise, plus a versatile 10x zoom lens in a small and stylish body. Priced at just $279.95 / £229.99, is this the perfect compact camera for beginners and more experienced photographers alike? Read our expert review of the Fujifilm FinePix F70EXR to find out...

Nikon Coolpix S70

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The Nikon Coolpix S70 is a new 12 megapixel compact camera with a very interesting OLED screen. The S70'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 S70 include a 5x zoom lens with optical vibration reduction, Subject Tracking, Scene Auto Selector Mode and Nikon’s Smart Portrait System. The Nikon Coolpix S70 officially costs £339 / €379 / $399.95 - we find out if it's worth it in our latest expert review.

Olympus Mju 7040

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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.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX60

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The DMC-FX60 (known as the FX65 in the US) is the latest addition to Panasonic's extensive range of small and stylish compact cameras. Successor to the FX40 / FX48 model, the 12 megapixel Panasonic FX60 / FX65 features a faster auto-focus, larger LCD screen, longer battery life and improved anti-shake system. Read our Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX60 review to find out if this is the right camera for you.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZX3

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The new Panasonic Lumix ZX3 / ZR3 is a tiny camera that packs a big punch, with an 8x, 25-300mm wide-angle zoom lens and 14 megapixel sensor. Capable of recording 720p HD movies in the AVCHD Lite or Motion JPEG formats, the ZX3 (called the ZR3 in North America) features Panasonic's newly introduced Intelligent Resolution function which can boost the zoom to 10x with minimal loss of image quality. Mark Goldstein takes an in-depth look at the new Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZX3.

Samsung ST550

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The new Samsung ST550 camera pushes the envelope of user interface design, with a incredibly clever touch-screen interface that is finally worth using. Widely promoted in an expensive TV ad campaign, the ST550 (also known as the TL225) has an LCD screen on the front as well as the back, which is used for self-portraits. A 12 megapixel sensor and 4.6x wide-angle zoom complete the key specifications of the ST-550. Mark Goldstein finds out if the Samsung ST550 / TL225 is the ultimate Christmas gift in our in-depth expert review...

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

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The new Cyber-shot DSC-WX1 is the second Sony camera that we've recently reviewed to feature the innovative Exmor R sensor, promising better image quality in low-light conditions. Just like its sister model, the TX1, the Sony WX1 utilises a 10 megapixel back-illuminated CMOS image sensor, with ISO speeds up to 3200 and a fast f/2.4, 5x optical zoom lens with image stabilisation. Other key features include burst shooting up to 10 frames per second at full resolution, 720p HD movie recording, and an easy to use Sweep Panorama mode. Priced at $350 / £300, is the Sony CyberShot DSC-WX1 the ultimate in point-and-shoot compact cameras? Mark Goldstein finds out...

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