In a recent poll on Pocket-lint, over 60% of people said that they would be buying a new digital camera in the next 3 months.

The news comes as a host of new cameras have been announced at trade shows CES, PMA and CeBIT around the world already this year.

Canon, Nikon, Samsung, Pentax and Olympus have all launched new models at all levels of the market that do everything from take pictures to play MP3 tracks.

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