Excerpt: The Nikon Coolpix L25 is an entry level compact camera with a 10.1 megapixel sensor, 3 inch screen, 5x optical zoom lens, electronic vibration reduction and is powered by AA batteries. It is available in black, white, red and silver for less than £50, and is the lower specification version of the
Pros: One of the cheapest cameras around, Good colour reproduction, Replacement batteries easy to find, 3 inch LCD screen, 5x optical zoom
Cons: No ability to control ISO speed, 10cm minimum focusing distance, Camera is generally slow to use, Lens performance issues
Excerpt: Now that mobile phones are able to take respectable snaps, why would anyone bother with a low-cost dedicated camera? There are two reasons we can think of. One is to have an optical zoom, a feature that designers have yet to squeeze inside the tiny proportions of a mobile phone.