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Compact camera reviews

Compact camera reviews by Amateur Photographer, featuring compact camera tests and specifications. Our reviews will help you find the best compact cameras for your needs, whether you're looking for something easy to carry while you travel or something that can produce great landscape shots, our comprehensive compact camera reviews will help you find the best one for your needs.

  • Canon IXUS 300 HS review

    Canon IXUS 300 HS review

    Canon launches its new low-light-capable HS system with the ten-million-pixel IXUS 300 HS



    £379.99
  • Sony NEX-5 review

    Sony NEX-5 review

    Featuring a 14.2-million-pixel APS-C-size sensor, the Sony NEX-5 is the smallest micro-system camera yet. Is it a miniature marvel? We find out in our Sony NEX-5 review



    £560.00
  • Canon IXUS 210 review

    Canon IXUS 210 review

    Canon’s stylish 14.1-million-pixel IXUS 210 has a huge 3.5in touchscreen and a host of great features



    £349.99
  • Casio Exilim EX-FH100 review

    Casio Exilim EX-FH100 review

    The Casio Exilim EX-FH100 can shoot up to 30 nine-million-pixel images at 40fps, has a wideangle-to-telephoto lens, a 35mm focal length equivalence of 24-240mm, a backlit CMOS sensor to help keep noise levels down, sensor-shifting image stabilisation and the capacity to shoot DNG raw files (at ISO 100 and 200)



    £299.99
  • Leica X1 review

    Leica X1 review

    A compact camera from a prestige brand such as Leica always attracts attention, yet its APS-C-format sensor makes the X1 even more enticing. We review the Leica X1...



    £1,395.00
  • Fujifilm FinePix REAL 3D W1 review

    Fujifilm FinePix REAL 3D W1 review

    Thanks to its twin lens and sensor arrangement, Fujifilm’s FinePix REAL 3D W1 makes taking 3D images easier than ever before, so perhaps it is time to capture the third dimension



    £400.00
  • Ricoh GXR system review

    Ricoh GXR system review

    Unconventional and completely new, the Ricoh GXR camera system may change the way we think about the relationship between cameras and sensors. Richard Sibley examines the new system



    £750.00
  • Canon PowerShot S90 review

    Canon PowerShot S90 review

    With full manual exposure control and the ability to save images as raw files, the Canon PowerShot S90 may be the perfect compact camera for the demanding enthusiast photographer



    £380.00
  • Nikon S1000pj review

    Nikon S1000pj review

    Damien Demolder tries to look beyond the wow factor of Nikon’s newest compact camera that can project images to 40in across a wall



    £399.99