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  1. 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

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    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

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    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

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

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    Canon G12 review

    Canon G12 review

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    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

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

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    Canon PowerShot A800 review

    Canon PowerShot A800 review

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    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

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    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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    Panasonic FS37 review

    Panasonic FS37 review

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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

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