Compact reviews

Compact camera reviews by Amateur Photographer, featuring compact camera tests and specifications


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Sony Alpha 5100 review

With 24.3-million-pixels, 179-point hybrid autofocus and advanced video, is the Sony Alpha 5100 the most high- tech, entry-level APS-C camera yet? Jon Devo finds out

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Panasonic Lumix CM1 – First look hands on

Possibly the biggest surprise announcement at Photokina 2014 is the Panasonic Lumix CM1 – ‘a camera with Android rather than a smartphone with a camera’ as Panasonic like to call…


Fujifilm X30 first look review

Jon Devo tries out a brand new premium compact the Fujifilm X30, boasting a large and fast electronic viewfinder and a 12-million-pixel sensor

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Sigma dp2 Quattro review

The Sigma dp2 Quattro replaces the previous-generation DP2 Merrill, with a radically reworked sensor and strikingly unconventional body. Andy Westlake takes it for a test drive


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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 is the first bridge camera to deliver the new ultra HD 4K video format thanks to the inclusion of an impressive 1in, 20.1MP CMOS sensor. Read…


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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III review

Its predecessor won Enthusiast Compact Camera of the Year at the AP Awards 2014, but the new Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III adds an EVF and a new 24-70mm f/1.8-2.8 lens.…


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Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II review

Canon’s latest premium compact, the PowerShot G1 X Mark II, sets its sights on improving where the PowerShot G1 X left off. We find out whether the new model is…


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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400 review

With a 50x optical zoom and a 20.4-million-pixel sensor, the Cyber-shot DSC-HX400 is Sony’s latest bridge camera. Callum McInerney-Riley puts it to the test


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