You'll probably get as many suggestions as there are cameras that fulfil your criteria, Halmer, as everyone has their favourite. I find Dpreview is a good site to guide me. click here Alternatively have a look at PC Advisor's top ten lists, in the mag.
this thread has made me very interested in the A80 - but nowhere seems to stock the blessid thing! It would be nice to get it in time for Xmas, hence high street is the only option, but curries, dixons, argos, comet and pc world do not seem to stock it. can anyone think of anyone else? I'm looking in the vacinity of Reading