A good all-round performer, with 10x optical zoom and Wi-Fi
'Corner sharpness is high and chromatic aberration low.'
'The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V is a solid entry in the world of compact superzooms.'
'It's the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V extensive features that set it apart from most of its rivals. '
Great characteristics, but they don't come cheap
'Overall, the Sony RX100 IV is an amazing feat of engineering and design.'
'Great stills, outstanding video, and loads of features make this an amazing compact cam. '
'The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV's 3x zoom lens offers a fairly versatile focal range, as illustrated by these examples:.'
'The RX100 is plenty capable, but its greatest strength is its size.'
'The built-in flash worked well indoors, with no red-eye and good overall exposure. '
'It all adds up to make the Sony A7 II a very attractive camera. '
'Highly effective 5-axis stabilisation and the new layout make it a more ergonomic and versatile camera. '
'The night photograph was excellent, with the maximum shutter speed of 30 seconds and the Bulb mode offering lots of scope for creative night photography.'
'The AF hardware may be unchanged, but improved algorithms deliver genuine benefits in AF speed and continuous tracking performance.'
Great quality rivals DSLRs of similar resolution
An affordable full-frame CSC
Pros: Affordable, small size.
Once in a while we are treated to a groundbreaking camera that astounds us. For 2013, it’s Sony's Alpha A7 compact mirrorless full-frame camera.
'Nice extension of the A7 series.'
'Image quality is also high, although it pays to shoot raw files to have the maximum flexibility with colour, brightness and dynamic range.'
'Sturdy build and small scale design'
Films in 4K, but only with an external recorder