'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:.'
'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.'
'It’s also a huge improvement over the Fujifilm X100S.'
'It only takes one glance at the Fujifilm X100T to know it's a special little camera. '
'It's an impressive object that many pricier models could learn from.'
' The X100T takes Fujifilm's concept of a high-end fixed lens compact into its third and most successful generation. '
'The maximum aperture of F/2.8 and the large APS-C sensor makes it easy to blur the background and importantly makes the camera more versatile in low-light.'
'Without a doubt, despite the high-res spec, it is one of the worst displays we’ve encountered in several years. '
'Memory card slot on the side.'
'Top-notch high ISO performance'
'The supplied external flash worked well indoors, with no red-eye and adequate exposure. '
Panasonic's LX compact series gets a bigger sensor and traditional controls
Advanced compact hits all the right notes
'Its JPG output is excellent at lower ISOs, so you may be able to skip Raw processing, but if you do prefer to work with uncompressed images, you're going to have to deal with a Raw workflow that's hobbled by very clunky software.'
'fast maximum aperture'
Its many faults are part of its charm