Get snap happy this year and choose your camera with our top digital cameras

Ever wish you had taken a picture of a special moment, but you didn’t have the camera with you? We’ve sourced some of the best compact cameras that fit in your pocket, so you can take photos wherever and relive those happy moment s again and again.

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Samsung PL120
Dual Screen Camera, HD 720p, 14.2 MP, 5x Optical Zoom, 2.7″ LCD Screen

What’s good: Dual screen, simple to use

What’s not so good: Some part s of the camera are flimsy

£83.49, Play.com
Donates up to 3% to your charity

Fujifilm FinePix L55
12.0 Mpix, 3 x optical zoom, Fujinon

What’s good: Cheap, simple to use, adjustable ISO sensitivity

What’s not so good: Powered by x2 AA batteries

£44.95, Jessops
Donates up to 1% to your charity

Canon Powershot SX150
What’s good: Great manual control, simple to use, automatic features

What’s not so good: Flash has to be manually flipped, powered by x2 AA batteries

£202.80, Viking
Donates up to 2.5% to your charity

Nikon CoolPix S3100
HD 720p, 14 MP, 5x Optical Zoom, 2.7″ LCD Screen

What’s good: Simple to use, pocket sized, available in a wide range of colours

What’s not so good: Lack of controls

£79.00, Very
Donates up to 3% to your charity

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W510
12.1 megapixels, 4 x optical zoom

What’s good: Simple to use, one touch panorama mode, face detection

What’s not so good: Build quality is poor

£69.99, Dixons
Donates up to 0.75% to your charity

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS37
10 megapixels, 4x optical zoom, 64mm LCD screen, wide-angle lens

What’s good: Simple to use, pocket sized

What’s not so good: Lack of manual controls

£154.99, Expansys
Donates up to 2.5% to your charity

Canon Digital IXUS 100 IS
12 megapixels, 3x optical zoom, 64mm LCD screen

What’s good: Pocket sized, looks great and only weighs 155g

What’s not so good: The zoom function doesn’t work in movie mode

£247.66, Lasertech
Donates up to 3% to your charity

Ricoh CX4
10 megapixels, 7x optical zoom, 69mm LCD screen, wide-angle lens

What’s good: Lots of shooting modes, a large screen and an excellent zoom function

What’s not so good: No full manual control

£199.00, Warehouse Express
Donates up to 4% to your charity

All rates are correct as of publish

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