“For a $250 compact, the Sony H55 is a good basic snapshooter with a very wide and long lens.”
Imaging Resource has published their review of the Sony DSC-H55, a 14.1MP resolution (1/2.3-in. Super HAD CCD Sensor) ultra zoom digital camera with 10x ultra wide-angle optical zoom (25-250mm equiv.), Optical SteadyShot™ Image Stabilization with Active Mode, 3.0-in. LCD (230k-dot), iAuto, iSCN, Intelligent AF, Sweep Panorama, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Easy Shooting Mode, Smile Shutter Technology, Self-Portrait Timer, Anti-blink Function, and HD Movie 1280 x 720 @ 30fps.
You can read the full Sony H55 Review at: Imaging Resource.