While the quality of snaps from your mobile phone is becoming more and more impressive, a dedicated snapper will always be better. We''ve tested a... [Gloucestershire Echo (England)]
(Gloucestershire Echo (England) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) While the quality of snaps from your mobile phone is becoming more and more impressive, a dedicated snapper will always be better. We''ve tested a multitude of compact cameras and selected the crack shots
Stay connected Sony Cybershot RX100 II Pounds 603, amazon.co.uk One of the issues with digital snapping is that our images can stay on our storage cards forever. But now, by adding more connectivity, like the NFC and WiFi on this Sony, we''re more likely to share. This unit has a 20.2 megapixel sensor and 3.6x zoom plus a tiltable 3in rear display. Not cheap, but very cheerful. S
Credit cam Nikon Coolpix S02 Pounds 119 parkcameras.com With the footprint of a credit card, Nikon''s latest offering into the budget space of compact cameras is super-compact. It boasts a decent megapixel count, shoots HD film footage and is controlled by a customisable touch-screen.
Crossover camera Samsung Galaxy camera Pounds 305, amazon.co.uk By taking out the insides of its successful Galaxy smartphones and putting them on a compact camera Samsung has created an interesting crossover. A 16MP sensor and all the intelligence of the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system combine to give top-notch shots, while the connectivity to social media platforms like Twitter, Instagram and Dropbox makes sharing your photographic efforts super easy.
The rough stuff Panasonic DMC-FT5 Pounds 269.99, wilkinson.co.uk This hardy snapper is shockproof, freezeproof, waterproof to a depth of 43ft, dustproof enough for a moderate sandstorm and droppable from up to 6.6ft. So, for outdoorsy types, it''ll be your perfect extreme companion. For those simply looking to take some decent underwater footage on holiday without worrying about sand getting inside and spoiling your gadget, it''s a fine choice.
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