UpdatedIt's a little large for a compact camera, but its 25x, 24-600mm zoom means you can forgive the G3 X for not slipping neatly into your pocket.
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The S9900W boasts a 50x optical zoom, and the Wi-Fi equipped version enables remote shooting. But it's hardly an evolutionary leap from its predecessor.
Panasonic's 4K Photo mode makes for easy 30fps shooting to ensure you capture the moment – and there's a vari-angle touchscreen to boot.
A top-quality EVF, vari-angle touchscreen, splashproof construction and 20Mp sensor could make the GX8 Panasonic's most desirable stills camera so far.
Ditching the screen for a smartphone, the Olympus Air lens and sensor kit takes the connected camera craze to the next level.
A connected camera with a 20Mp 1-inch type BSI sensor that could change the compact camera market.
A compact camera with 24million pixels on a full-frame sensor and a 28mm f/1.7 Leica lens? Oh go on then.
The pocket-sized Olympus Stylus SH-2 packs a long 24x optical zoom and is designed to be the perfect travelling companion.
The Canon SX710 has some attractive features for the holidaying photographer, notably a 30x optical zoom, manual control and W-Fi.