If you've ever wanted proof of the crunch effect that smartphone cameras are having on compacts, Dick Smith's daily deal is it. The L50 isn't the shiniest new model; it's a 12 megapixel 3x optical zoom shooter, but at $47 (online only) it's most definitely cheap. [DSE]
Lunchtime Deal: Fujifilm Finepix L50 $47
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