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  1. Fujifilm FinePix X100 review

    Fujifilm FinePix X100 review

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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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    Canon PowerShot SX220 HS review

    Canon PowerShot SX220 HS review

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    Canon PowerShot SX220 HS has plenty to offer the photographer who wants to travel light, but how does it perform?

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    Nikon Coolpix S8100 review

    Nikon Coolpix S8100 review

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    The 12.1Mp S8100 is a good looking compact camera with a back-lit CMOS sensor that should keep image noise down

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    Nikon Coolpix S1100pj review

    Nikon Coolpix S1100pj review

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    It's the second Coolpix camera to come complete with projector functionality, so how does Nikon improve on its original concept?

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    Nikon Coolpix S80 review

    Nikon Coolpix S80 review

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    In the overcrowded compact camera market it takes more than just show to standout from the crowd. Is beauty more than skin deep with the Nikon Coolpix S80?

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    Fuji Finepix Z800 EXR review

    Fuji Finepix Z800 EXR review

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    The Fujifilm Finepix Z800 EXR boasts a touch-screen, EXR sensor and a 5x optical zoom all packed away in a stylish body

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    Fuji FinePix F300EXR review

    Fuji FinePix F300EXR review

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    A lightweight 12MP compact camera comes with some fancy tech to take better pictures

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    Panasonic GH2 review

    Panasonic GH2 review

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    With a brand new sensor and revamped processing technology, Panasonic claims its new flagship GH2 will not only match, but even improve on the performance of a DSLR. Matt Golowczynski puts its claims to the test

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    Samsung NX100 review

    Samsung NX100 review

    8  

    Is the new Samsung NX100 a breakthrough in compact camera design?

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    Ricoh CX4 review

    Ricoh CX4 review

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    Is the CX4 an expensive point and shoot, or does it offer something extra?

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    Canon IXUS 1000 HS review

    Canon IXUS 1000 HS review

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    Is the IXUS 1000 HS with its 10x optical zoom and 1080p HD video recording a must-have anniversary edition or a party pooper?

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    Nikon Coolpix S5100 review

    Nikon Coolpix S5100 review

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    The compact camera market shows no sign of becoming less cutthroat. No sooner has Nikon announced the high-end P7000, designed to go head to head with the Canon G12, than the company unleashes an assault on the low end of the market, with the 12.2 megapixel S5100.

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    Samsung WB600 review

    Samsung WB600 review

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    Packing a 15x zoom lens, the WB600 is seriously good value

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    Canon Ixus 130 review

    Canon Ixus 130 review

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    An excellent point-and-shoot compact for beginners, with plenty of features and great image quality

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