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  1. Nikon Coolpix S9100 review

    Nikon Coolpix S9100 review

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    A stylish, compact camera with 18x superzoom lens, HD video recording and 12.1MP sensor

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    Lomography La Sardina review

    Lomography La Sardina review

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    Lomo's La Sardina is the newest camera in the analogue phenomenon's line-up. Boasting a compact size and a range of interesting designs, the La Sardina is, as the name pretty accurately suggests, shaped like a sardine can.

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    Samsung ST95 review

    Samsung ST95 review

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    Impress your friends with this easy to use camera filled with cool technology and features

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    Samsung PL120 review

    Samsung PL120 review

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    Since the end of the pixel race companies have looked at new ways of enticing customers and Samsung's idea is the front LCD

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    Lomo Sprocket Rocket review

    Lomo Sprocket Rocket review

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    The original Sprocket Rocket was launched into the market back in 2010, with the Superpop neon colour variations making their debut back in July. The premise of the camera, along with all Lomo cameras, is to keep it simple.

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    Nikon Coolpix P500 review

    Nikon Coolpix P500 review

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    This super-zoom bridge camera sports a 36x zoom lens, sensor shift image stabilisation, 1080p video recording and a 12.1 megapixel back-illuminated CMOS sensor.

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    Panasonic DMC-FZ48 review

    Panasonic DMC-FZ48 review

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    The latest Lumix from Panasonic sports a 24x Leica Vario Elmarit lens, a 12.1Mp CCD sensor, 1080p video recording and a 3D photo mode.

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    Samsung WB700 review

    Samsung WB700 review

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    The Samsung WB700 has an 18x optical zoom from 24mm to an eye watering 432mm in 35mm terms

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    Samsung SH100 review

    Samsung SH100 review

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    With built-in Wi-Fi, is the Samsung SH100 remotely better than other cameras in the range?

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    Samsung ST6500 review

    Samsung ST6500 review

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    The Samsung ST6500 has a touch-screen, stylish design and friendly interface. So what's the catch?

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    Samsung ST30 review

    Samsung ST30 review

    6  

    Appealing to the traveller and photographer with small hands, does the ST30 produce worthwhile pictures?

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    Pentax Optio RS1500 review

    Pentax Optio RS1500 review

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    Complete with changeable covers and lens rings, the RS1500 can be dressed up or down for any occasion.

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    Panasonic Lumix LX5 review

    Panasonic Lumix LX5 review

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    Is this upgrade of the hit SLR replacement radical enough for Panny to stay ahead?

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    Olympus XZ-1 review

    Olympus XZ-1 review

    8  

    Olympus has finally done what we've all been hoping for and produced a 'serious' compact camera. Updated with video

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    Canon PowerShot S95 review

    Canon PowerShot S95 review

    8  

    Is the S95 yet another Canon compact for serious photographers? Updated with video.

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    Canon G12 review

    Canon G12 review

    8  

    The Canon G12 offers some interesting improvements upon the Canon PowerShot G11. But are they enough to justify an upgrade? Updated with video.

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    Canon PowerShot A3200 IS review

    Canon PowerShot A3200 IS review

    8  

    A handsome number with image stabilisation, at the psychologically important £100 mark

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    Canon PowerShot A800 review

    Canon PowerShot A800 review

    8  

    At just £60 the A800 is a cheap and cheerful compact, but it's not all plain sailing

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    Canon PowerShot A3300 IS review

    Canon PowerShot A3300 IS review

    8  

    High-end features for a low-end price: so what's the catch with Canon's latest PowerShot?

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    Canon PowerShot SX230 HS review

    Canon PowerShot SX230 HS review

    8  

    Is this the ultimate compact for globe-trotting photographers? We put it to the test to find out

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    Canon IXUS 310 HS review

    Canon IXUS 310 HS review

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    Low-light master? We put Canon's latest High Sensitivity compact to the test to find out

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    Olympus SZ-20 review

    Olympus SZ-20 review

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    Stocked with a handsome bundle of features we find out whether the new Olympus travel super-zoom is worth its £200 price tag

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