“With the Lumix ZS8, Panasonic has delivered an affordable long zoom in an compact package.”
Imaging Resource has posted their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS8 / TZ18, a compact ultra zoom digital camera with 14.1MP resolution (on a 1/2.33-in. CCD), 16x ultra wide-angle optical zoom (24-384mm equiv.), optical Image Stabilization, 3.0-in. (230k-dot) LCD, AF Tracking, Intelligent Scene Selector, Intelligent AUTO (iA) mode, and movie 640 x 480 @ 30fps.
You can read the Panasonic ZS8 / TZ18 Review at: Imaging Resource.