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  1. Nikon Coolpix S9500 review

    Nikon Coolpix S9500 review

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    Nikon's update to the top of the Coolpix Style range is full of features including a hefty zoom, and fits neatly in your pocket.

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    Olympus TG-2 review

    Olympus TG-2 review

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    Could this be the rugged camera that photography enthusiasts want? Let's find out.

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    Olympus XZ-10 review

    Olympus XZ-10 review

    8  

    The Olympus XZ-10 features lots of premium tech on a beautifully small body, but how does it perform in our tests?

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    Nikon Coolpix P520 review

    Nikon Coolpix P520 review

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    Nikon's latest bridge camera is a chunky beast - but then again, it's equipped with a huge 42x optical zoom, so you'd expect it to be.

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    Nikon Coolpix L27 review

    Nikon Coolpix L27 review

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    The Nikon Coolpix L27 is an entry level, affordable compact camera, but is it too basic?

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    Fuji X20 review

    Fuji X20 review

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    The Fuji X10 was one of the best compact cameras on sale in 2012, but its replacement looks like a real gem.

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    Fuji XP200 review

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    Waterproof to 15m, full-resolution 10fps shooting and an improved screen for added appeal to outdoor types.

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    Pentax X-5 review

    Pentax X-5 review

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    Pentax's latest bridge camera dons the armour of a DSLR, but boasts the accessibility of a compact camera.

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    Panasonic TZ35 review

    Panasonic TZ35 review

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    The Panasonic TZ35 has a 20x optical zoom and 16.1 million pixel sensor… but does it outperform its predecessor?

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    Pentax MX-1 review

    Pentax MX-1 review

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    With a Sony sensor, an f/1.8 lens and vintage looks, the Pentax MX-1 sounds good on paper - but how does it deliver?

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    Sony HX300 review

    Sony HX300 review

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    Can Sony's Godzilla-like HX300, with its large body and 50x optical zoom, tower over its rivals for handling, performance and picture quality?

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    Nikon Coolpix S6400 review

    Nikon Coolpix S6400 review

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    A stylish, sophisticated compact camera with a lot of options, but does it suit you?

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    Pentax Optio RZ18 review

    Pentax Optio RZ18 review

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    An 18x zoom lens, 16 megapixel resolution and cheap price demands your attentionin a take-anywhere pocket compact camera.

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    Nikon Coolpix S01 review

    Nikon Coolpix S01 review

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    Nikon aims to tackle the smartphones' dominance in point and shoot photography, with a 10MP camera not much longer than a credit card.

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    Canon G15 review

    Canon G15 review

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    Canon's compact at the top of the Powershot G range features a new sensor, but removes the articulating screen. Is it worth the upgrade?

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    Sigma DP1 Merrill review

    Sigma DP1 Merrill review

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    Sigma has squeezed the Foveon x3 sensor from the SD1 Merrill DSLR into this compact camera. It's not your average compact.

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    Olympus XZ-2 review

    Olympus XZ-2 review

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    Olympus gets set to excite serious enthusiasts with its latest supped-up compact.

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