Chances are, if you walk up to the red carpet, or into the photo pit at the next U2 concert, sporting the new Acer
8660, the pros will die laughing behind their 1Ds Mark II
s and D2Hs
, so we were a little surprised to see the word "professional" on the product page. Sure, the specs are fine, with an 8.28-megapixel sensor (maximum resolution 3320x 2496), big 2.8-inch TFT LCD, image stablization and 6x optical zoom, but any cam with 25MB of internal memory, which is only expandable to 1GB using an SD card probably isn't going to cut it for the aspiring paparazzi. Other specs include an 8.5x completely useless digital zoom, 30 fps VGA video recording, 17 different shooting modes and a complete lack of bright red paint
. No word on pricing, but the product page suggests it will be "competitive," so your guess is as good as ours.