Fujifilm offers a new digital camera with a big zoom capabilities. The Fujifilm Finepix S8000fd 8MP digital camera adopts a 18x optical zoom lens, and a CCD-shift image stabilization which reduces blurriness at maximum zoom. The camera also comes with a face recognition technology, and a decent battery life. The Finepix S8000fd is priced at $399.99. Photography Blog has a comprehensive review of this camera. Here is the conclusion.
In summary the Fujifilm Finepix S8000fd offers a DSLR-like design with all the advantages of a compact digicam. The new 18x zoom is at last accompanied by a mechanical image stabilisation system, and the electronic viewfinder is much improved.