1. Genius G-Shot P831

    Price as reviewed £65.00
    5 Feb 2011
    Our rating:
    5/10

    In these hard-pressed times you might be tempted by this ultra-cheap 8MP, 3x zoom compact.

  2. Olympus mju 850 SW

    Price as reviewed £155.00
    5 Feb 2011
    Our rating:
    8/10

    Take photos of your near-death experience with this super-tough compact

  3. Pentax Optio E50

    Price as reviewed £99.99
    5 Feb 2011
    Our rating:
    6/10

    The Optio E50 offers 8 million pixels for an astonishingly low price of £99.99. The camera is aimed at the complete novice, with auto everything controls.

  4. BenQ DC C850

    Price as reviewed £79.99
    5 Feb 2011
    Our rating:
    6/10

    With a Pentax lens and 2.7-inch monitor the BenQ C850 is looking good.

  5. Canon IXUS 80 IS

    Price as reviewed £219.00
    5 Feb 2011
    Our rating:
    7/10

    The Canon IXUS 80 IS comes in four colours and is the entry level model of the range.

  6. Samsung L830

    Price as reviewed £110.00
    5 Feb 2011
    Our rating:
    6/10

    Does low price always have to mean low quailty?

  7. Samsung NV8 Digital Camera

    Price as reviewed £130.00
    5 Feb 2011
    Our rating:
    8/10

    It's a very pretty little camera, but it is NOT 18.6mm thick.

  8. Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T70

    Price as reviewed £180.00
    5 Feb 2011
    Our rating:
    7/10

    2008: the year of the touch screen.

  9. Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80

    Price as reviewed £135.00
    5 Feb 2011
    Our rating:
    7/10

    Can Sony's mid-range compact camera stand out from its competition?

  10. Olympus mju 790 SW

    Price as reviewed £170.00
    5 Feb 2011
    Our rating:
    8/10

    If you enjoy being dropped from a height into freezing water, Olympus has just the camera for you

  11. Nikon CoolPix L14

    Price as reviewed £100.00
    5 Feb 2011
    Our rating:
    4/10

    Sometimes a cheap camera is a bargain, but then other times you get just what you pay for.

  12. Pentax Optio E40

    Price as reviewed £90.00
    5 Feb 2011
    Our rating:
    7/10

    What does Pentax's entry-level model have to offer for those on a tight budget?

  13. Olympus mju 760

    Price as reviewed £120.00
    5 Feb 2011
    Our rating:
    7/10

    It may have a budget-level price, but this weatherproof compact from Olympus is better value than most.

  14. Olympus FE-250

    Price as reviewed £150.00
    5 Feb 2011
    Our rating:
    8/10

    We gave its kid brother a bit of a kicking, so it's come round to sort us out

  15. Nikon CoolPix S50c

    Price as reviewed £192.00
    5 Feb 2011
    Our rating:
    6/10

    Share your picture by email or internet direct from the camera via WiFi.