If you want a cheap, simple and small digital camera, and you're happy to accept some compromise in terms of features and image quality, the Samsung ST30 is a pretty good option.
The Samsung ST550 is extremely clever in some respects, but pretty ordinary in terms of picture quality. As an exercise in interface design and an electronic plaything, it's just fantastic. It's the number of ideas and the way they've been integrated into the design that impresses
Although we had some complaints about purple fringing and image noise, we love the Samsung NV40's user interface so much we'd still recommend it -- especially when a price so close to the £100 mark makes it an unbeatabe bargain
The 14.2-megapixel Samsung ST5500 offers the double whammy of a huge 3.7-inch touchscreen at the back and retractable 7x optical zoom at the front, making for a surprisingly able point-and-shoot.
You might not use the Samsung NV9's MP3 player, and the 5x zoom does struggle at longer focal lengths, but it's a superbly-made little camera, full of flair and chic, at a price for which you'd normally expect a basic plastic lump
The Samsung ST100's dual screens have their uses but you'll have to pay extra to get them, and, discounting those, it's a fairly standard point-and-shoot camera. It's fun but it should be cheaper.
The Samsung PL80 is pleasant to use, with some smart and useful features. In the long run, however, you may wish you'd spent slightly more cash on a better camera. The PL80 may give you a good set of specs for the money, but you can't really say the same about the picture quality
The Samsung ST95 compact camera may be little, but it's big on features. It's also easy to use, has a good touch-based interface and comes at a very fair price.
The waterproof and dust-proof Samsung WP10 is an affordable and easy-to-use compact camera that will let you take snaps in inclement weather or when splashing about in the pool. Its pictures are rather hit and miss, though.
Although it struggles to differentiate itself from other Samsung models, such as the ST95, the ST6500 is a worthy touchscreen compact camera. It offers generally good picture quality and plenty of tools to play with too.
It must have seemed such a good idea at the time, but the Samsung i85's storage capacity is feeble by today's standards. Everyone already has music playback in their phones and iPods -- and, without that, it just looks like a rather pricey compact. Even then, the i85 could have got away with it if the interface wasn't so dreadfully slow
Providing a massive zoom range and maintaining good image quality isn't easily achieved, but Samsung's done it with the WB600. The 720p hi-def movie mode might be slightly disappointing, but the stills are very good. The WB600 is one of the cheapest compact superzooms around, but it's also one of the best
There's nothing about the Samsung WB500 that's likely to particularly grab you. It's a smart purchase because it ticks all the boxes, doesn't have any serious flaws and is pretty cheap for what it is. But, when you've got superzooms like the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ6 on the market, it's hard to get excited about this one
The Samsung i7 is fun and unusual, but the twist-screen gimmick may be lost on some. Camera, MP3 and multimedia playback functions are from the no-frills shelf, but save you juggling multiple devices. The high price tag, however, is only justified if you value convenience and novelty value over great pictures
It was always going to be tough fitting 16 megapixels in a body this size for less than £100, and sadly the Samsung ST93's results fall short of what we would like to see in a modern digital camera. If you're looking for a cheap and cheerful snapper, this will do the job, but if quality is your primary concern then look to spend a little more.
The PL70's a decent camera for the money, but it's a long way from perfect. The basic picture quality is fine and it's a decent camera to use, but not all of its features live up to their promise. It's not bad. It's alright. But you can say that about a gazillion other compacts in this price band
Samsung's WB650 looks like the ideal camera for travellers, with 15x optical zoom and GPS tagging.
The WB750 is fine, if you want a cheap, long zoom camera to capture casual shots. Anything more, and its shortcomings will become far too evident.