Written on: 26/11/2002 by Biggles.
really good starter camera, however there are cheaper and better on the market for what you get. Make sure you get a good repair plan with your camera for up to 3 years! (read more)
Written on: 15/12/2000 by amberman.
I bought this digital camera as a Jenoptic JD12 - same camera but only £119. It has 800k pixels which gives you plenty of spare to produce more that adequate pictures for websites at 320x240. It works best in good light where the pictures are acceptably sharp. You can make up for the lack of zoom by cropping down to this size.
It will take good pictures in good fluorescent lighting but gets very fuzzy in low light. The built-in flash works well but has a limited range (1-1.5m).
The... (read more)
Written on: 27/05/2000 by Godrot.
OK, so it's a budget camera. Does that mean I have to be nice? The Samsung Digimax feels tacky, light and plasticky, like a kiddie's toy camera. NOT what I would fancy forking out £150 for. The lens is focus-free (they couldn't afford a TTL autofocus system at this price) and gives consistently fuzzy, badly out of focus results. I can honestly say that the lens is focus-free. Never once did it come close to focussing while I used it.
The controls are fiddly, as there is only an LCD on top... (read more)