'Initial impressions of the new Canon EOS M3 are mostly favourable.'
'The EOS M3 is Canon's most serious mirrorless camera to date.'
'very well-designed mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera'
'Useful live view and great screen. '
Good choice for beginners on a budget
A reliable 18x zoom travel compact with a range of useful functions
While Canon’s PowerShot SX600 HS is an easy-to-use camera with a long 18x zoom, performance and image quality resembles those from a lower-end camera.
Picks up where your phone leaves off without sacrificing easy sharing
'Shooting performance is overall slow.'
'Streamlined design and comfortable'
'Low price makes this camera beneficial for beginners. '
'rather modest camera'
'Short battery life.'
'it produces the best results below ISO 200, sharp with plenty of fine detail.'
'LCD is small and not as sharp as I'd like to see.'
'The extra shooting modes on the A495 are nice, too, but if you don't need them or any of the other things mentioned above, save $20 and get the A490.'
'We also found ourselves staring at an unresponsive camera when we used the flash as the camera waits for the flash to recharge before allowing you to take another shot.
'No image stabilisation, slow autofocus. '