'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. '
'The Fujifilm XQ2 is a solid entry in the field of premium compacts.'
'The Fuji XQ2 is undoubtedly a lovely little camera to use. '
'attractive advanced compact'
'The built-in flash worked well indoors, with no red-eye and good overall exposure. '
Small, sleek and fully loaded - Nikon's newest J range camera is a pared-down version of the V3
The Nikon 1 J4 may be a good mirrorless camera, but Nikon really needs to turn up the volume when you consider the strong competition.
Big improvement, still needs work
'world’s smallest, lightest interchangeable lens camera'
'extremely capable camera'
'Despite rife competition, this Sony still manages to offer ample appeal despite a couple of bumps in the road along the way.'
Crammed in between the Alpha 5000 and 6000
'The Pentax K-S2 is an attractive option for photographers who don't put an emphasis on video capture.'
'The company may not have the clout of Canon or Nikon, but this camera deserves to win Pentax a few new fans.'
'Lots of fine-tuning options for a prosumer model. '
'a broad feature set'
'very capable camera'
'Good ISO performer.'
'The Nikon 1 J5 is a good camera for other casual consumers as well that want more than they can snap with their smartphone. '
'Lens shows heavy distortion when shooting Raw.'
'The X30 is a very good.'
'having used the X30 for a week it has still really impressed us.'
'High quality electronic viewfinder'
Updated, but performance is down
Excellent high ISO image quality, Shoots at 8.1fps
Delivers great performance, weather-resistant build quality
Will the weatherproof K-3 be enough to tempt consumers away from Nikon and Canon?
Pros: Price, rugged build quality.
'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.'
'Ultimately the K-S1 is a very capable camera that, ironically, is let down by some of the very aspects intended to make it stand out. '
'The K-S1 is also noticeably heavier, which exacerbates my difficulties holding it comfortably, but if you have small hands, you may actually prefer the size of the K-S1.'
'Images become distinctly scrappy at the highest ISOs.'
'Not very user-friendly.'