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  1. 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

    8  

    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

    6  

    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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    Panasonic FS37 review

    Panasonic FS37 review

    4  

    A stylish 16MP compact sporting an 8x zoom lens with 28mm wide angle and touch screen operation

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    Panasonic TZ20 review

    Panasonic TZ20 review

    8  

    With its 24-384mm focal range, is this the ultimate travel compact?

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    Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS18 review

    Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS18 review

    8  

    The ideal compact camera for those wanting practical, quality digital photography at an affordable price

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    Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77 review

    Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77 review

    8  

    It's got a beautiful and slick design, but does Panasonic's FX77 produce pictures to match?

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    Leica X1 review

    Leica X1 review

    8  

    Beginning a new range for Leica, the X1 blends small, solid body with an APS-C sensor and a fast optic: with updated firmware

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    Fujifilm FinePix Z90 review

    Fujifilm FinePix Z90 review

    8  

    A camera for the networking generation. But will you want to keep in touch with the Fujifilm FinePix Z90?

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    Samsung NX11 review

    Samsung NX11 review

    6  

    The third model in Samsung's NX compact system camera line brings a few subtle changes to an existing formula

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    Nikon Coolpix P300 review

    Nikon Coolpix P300 review

    8  

    Nikon's new compact boasts full manual control and a fast f/1.8 lens

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    Nikon Coolpix L120 review

    Nikon Coolpix L120 review

    8  

    Nikon's new L-series model wows with its 21x zoom, but what about image quality?

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    Fujifilm FinePix X100 review

    Fujifilm FinePix X100 review

    8  

    With its hybrid viewfinder and retro styling, is the Fuji X100 the ultimate enthusiast compact?

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    Samsung PL150 review

    Samsung PL150 review

    6  

    Can the dual-screen compact also deliver quality photographs?

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    Fujifilm Finepix XP10 review

    Fujifilm Finepix XP10 review

    6  

    Waterproof, shockproof, dustproof and freezeproof – what else does the Fuji Finepix XP10 have going for it?

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    Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS33 review

    Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS33 review

    6  

    A big zoom for a small price, is the Panasonic Lumix FS33 the compact camera you're looking for?

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    Panasonic Lumix GF2 review

    Panasonic Lumix GF2 review

    6  

    Panasonic has slimmed down its smallest compact system camera even further with the introduction of the 12.2 million pixel Lumix GF2

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    Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT3 review

    Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT3 review

    8  

    Designed to survive being used in water up to 12m deep, dropped from a height of 2m and frozen down to -10℃, the FT3 could be ideal camera for ski-bums, surf-dudes and general outdoor types who will love its GPS technology

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    Nikon Coolpix S2500 review

    Nikon Coolpix S2500 review

    6  

    Features such as Nikon's Smart Portrait and Vibration Reduction systems makes the 12.2 Mp Coolpix S2500 incredibly easy to use and at just 20mm thick it's slim enough to fit in your pocket or bag

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    Canon IXUS 115 HS review

    Canon IXUS 115 HS review

    8  

    With a backlit sensor and full HD movie recording inside a slim metal body, Canon's IXUS 115HS sounds like the ideal take-anywhere compact that can be relied upon for quality results

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