Smartphones are getting better at taking photos all the time, but they're notably lacking in zoom optics. Canon's SX130IS offers a 12x optical zoom, 12MP sensor, and is on sale now at JB Hi-Fi for a tasty $156. [JB Hi-Fi]
Lunchtime Deal: Canon SX130IS $156
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Recently, sentiment has been growing that smartphones aren’t as exciting as they used to be, and to a certain extent, that’s true. Smartphones have been getting faster, their cameras have gotten sharper, and their displays have gotten bigger, but at the same time, they are more or less the same rectangular pocket computers we’ve been using for the last four or five years.
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