'However, like the very best cameras from the brand, the Leica Q (Typ 116) is a pure joy to shoot with. '
'It's five centimetres of pure photo-snapping pleasure, the fruit of 160 years of micro-mechanical know-how. .'
'The Leica Q's photo quality is, of course, terrific; however, Leica's processing decisions and options are not as mainstream as its feature set.'
'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.'
'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'
'most complete all-in-one camera'
'If you’re after an all-purpose camera you’ll never have to upgrade with lenses, and don’t mind that it's not far off an entry-level DSLR in size, the RX10 II is simply excellent. '
'Hot shoe for external strobes. '
'excellent compact system camera'
'But just because it's affordable doesn't mean it feels cheap per se; the GF7 isn't the very best built Lumix camera in the range, as price dictates, but this small-scale model is well crafted all things considered. '
'180° tiltable touchscreen'
Panasonic's entry-level mirrorless compact system camera gets an upgrade
'If you're on a tight budget and are prepared to sacrifice a built-in electronic viewfinder, the COOLPIX S9900 represents great value for money - especially considering it sports a fully-articulated screen and built-in GPS. '
'The Nikon Coolpix S9900 dealt quite well with chromatic aberrations, with purple fringing effects appearing only in high contrast situations. '
'Wi-Fi, NFC and built-in GPS.'
It's small on the outside but the S9900 packs a powerful 30x zoom lens