pma 2010

Olympus SP-800UZ and SP-600UZ super-zooms

Olympus SP-800UZ and SP-600UZ super-zooms

Olympus have announced a pair of new super-zoom cameras, and if Fujifilm's FinePix HS10 thought it would have the 30x optical zoom market to itself, it should think again.  The Olympus SP-800UZ packs a 14-megapixel sensor and a 30x optical zoom, but still manages to be the "world's smallest" such snapper; meanwhile the SP-600UZ slots in underneath it, offering a more budget-friendly 12-megapixel sensor and 15x optical zoom.

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Olympus Stylus Tough 8010 and 6020 rugged digicams get tap-control

Olympus Stylus Tough 8010 and 6020 rugged digicams get tap-control

Someone warn Beyonce: Olympus' latest Stylus Tough digicams reckon they're the world's fiercest.  The new Olympus Stylus Tough-8010 and Stylus Tough-6020 each pack 14-megpixel sensors, 5x wide-angle optical zooms and 2.7-inch sunlight-visible LCD displays, but the real headline grabbing features are the shockproofing, waterproofing, crushproofing and freezeproofing.  Unlike Beyonce (we're guessing), the two point-and-shoots can withstand 220 pounds of direct pressure.

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Fujifilm FinePix 2010 digicam range outed

Fujifilm FinePix 2010 digicam range outed

PMA 2010 is almost upon us, and Fujifilm are celebrating the annual photography expo by launching over a dozen new models in one fell swoop.  The cameras range from a sub-$100 12-megapixel point and shoot, the Fujifilm FinePix AV100, and climb all the way to the megazoom FinePix HS10 with 1080p, 1,000fps Super High Speed movie mode and $499.95 price tag.  More details after the cut.

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