'Of course, there are plenty of people who can overlook its imperfections in exchange for the heaps of wow factor the P100 packs. '
'So, if you want a camera that gives you lots of gimmicks to play with in a compact package the Nikon is a good choice.'
'The Nikon Coolpix P100 is a major step forward in terms of banishing the bane of the compact camera - image noise - though it does look fairly pricey. '
'The 3in tilt-adjustable LCD on the back of the Nikon Coolpix P100 and the huge extending lens are the only aspects that seem out of place on this otherwise well-proportioned camera - and these are hardly complaints. '
'The Olympus SP-590UZ's noise levels were average for the megazoom models we tested.'
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'While its continuous shooting rate of 1.2 frames per second sits close to the bottom of its class, frame rate is almost immaterial with an EVF camera since your real constraint for burst usability is the blackout interval of the viewfinder, which is almost universally bad.'