There is so much choice when it comes to buying digital cameras. TODAY
show tech expert Charlie Brown presented the best camera for your budget.
$100-$200 Olympus VG-140
14 million pixels in the high-resolution - Create poster-sized prints without losing a single detail.
5x Wide Angle (26mm) Optical Zoom.
3-inch LCD Screen.
One Touch HD Movie.
Magic Art Filters. Joining, Pop Art, Pin Hole, Drawing, Fish Eye, and Soft Focus ISO Sensitivity (Max): 1600.
$300 - $400 - PX Compact
Waterproof (3m), shockproof (1.5m), dust/dirt/sand-proof.
Dedicated movie button.
Independent lever-style flash dial for quick and easy operation.
Premium shooting modes incl. a unique 'auction' mode, which enables you to take three Images and combine them into one single image, ideal for sites like eBay.
Creative shooting modes incl. toy camera and miniaturise (among others).
coloured silicon sleeves for added protection, grip and style.
5 x wide zoom lens (10x equivalent with super-resolution technology).
$500 - $700 Nikon P300 Compact
Features a fast f/1.8 lens. 4.2 x wide angle zoom lens with built in lens-shift vibration reduction.
Full HD video recording.
PASM shooting modes.
$800 - $1000: Lumix DMC-GF3 Micro Four Thirds
Downsized by almost 20 percent over last version.
The camera offers the intuitive touch-control shooting.
World's smallest and lightest Interchangeable Lens System Camera.
A redesigned shutter offers consecutive shooting up to 3.8 frames per second.
Designed for low light environments.
Touch-control operations. For example, Touch-Scroll Playback allows the photographer to scroll through images by sliding a finger across the LCD.
1920 x 1080 Full-HD AVCHD high quality video recording.
RRP: Between $899-$999 depending on options.
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