'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:.'
'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.'
'If you need better autofocus in a Micro Four Thirds camera, the Olympus OM-D E-M1 is a better choice thanks to its hybrid phase/contrast system.'
'very capable camera'
'highly capable camera'
'The improved image stabilisation system works excellently for both stills and video, even when hand-holding the camera at very slow shutter speeds. '
'Ricoh are well known for delivering responsive cameras, and the GR II certainly continues in that tradition. '
'The Ricoh is specialised, then, but it does what it does exceptionally well.'
'unique and ambitious camera'
'The lightweight, compact Ricoh GR II is well designed, and its APS-C sensor allows for shallower depth-of-field than do the smaller sensors in competitors.'
'All in all, though, the Samsung NX500 is a fun, great little camera. '
'The Samsung NX500 is a promising camera with excellent imaging capabilities, but a few things hold it back from getting top marks. '
'With the exception of a viewfinder, the NX500 offers a pretty enticing collection of features.'
'The Canon PowerShot G3 X is a very competent fixed-lens compact, which will get you much better results than your average superzoom bridge camera. '
'The built-in flash worked well indoors, with no red-eye and good overall exposure, although there's noticeable vignetting at 24mm. '
'High-quality 24-600mm lens'