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  1. Nikon Coolpix S6400 review

    Nikon Coolpix S6400 review

    8  

    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

    6  

    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

    4  

    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

    8  

    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

    6  

    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

    8  

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

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    Panasonic Lumix TZ25 review

    Panasonic Lumix TZ25 review

    8  

    It lacks the GPS, touchscreen and resolution of the Panasonic TZ30 - but in terms of value it's hard to beat.

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    Nikon Coolpix S6300 review

    Nikon Coolpix S6300 review

    7  

    What does this pocket camera with a 10x optical zoom lens, Full HD video recording and a 16MP sensor offer photographers?

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    Nikon P7700 review

    Nikon P7700 review

    7  

    Nikon's going after the popular Canon G series with its latest P7700 premium compact – but what does it offer?

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    Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-W690 review

    Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-W690 review

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    The Sony W690 features a 16 million pixel sensor, a 10x optical zoom lens and lots of creative options. But how does it perform?

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    Lomography Fisheye No 2 review

    Lomography Fisheye No 2 review

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    Lomography's Fisheye No 2 has a number of upgrades on the original, most notably adding a bulb mode – which enables you to capture longer exposures.

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    Canon PowerShot A4000 IS review

    Canon PowerShot A4000 IS review

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    Big zoom, small tin: the Canon PowerShot A4000 IS packs a 28-224mm equivalent lens into a tiny metal body.

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    Fujifilm FinePix F770 EXR review

    Fujifilm FinePix F770 EXR review

    7  

    Is this the ultimate affordable travel zoom? Fujifilm's latest pocket-sized powerhouse gets taken through its paces.

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    Sony HX10V review

    Sony HX10V review

    8  

    Looking for a pocket sized camera to take on your travels? The Sony HX10V has lots of fun features likely to appeal to many.

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    Panasonic LX7 review

    Panasonic LX7 review

    9  

    With the same size sensor as its predecessor, but an improved aperture range, what does the LX7 deliver in the premium compact market of 2012?

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    Samsung EX2F review

    Samsung EX2F review

    8  

    Samsung's Wi-Fi enabled 12MP compact camera with full manual control boasts a f/1.4 lens, but what did we make of it?

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    Nikon Coolpix S9300 review

    Nikon Coolpix S9300 review

    5  

    GPS, 3D shooting and 16MP appeal, but do poor battery life and highly specified rivals let this compact camera down?

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    Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-TX20 review

    Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-TX20 review

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    The perfect balance between ruggedness and style, this waterproof wonder offers more than just a pretty face.

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