Top rated digital cameras

Compact cameras and interchangeable lens cameras dominate our charts

Good all-round cameras come in small and compact sizes these days. One of the best ones we've seen recently is Canon's PowerShot G1X. But that's a fixed lens camera. If you want something with an interchangeable lens, then you can check out Sony's NEX, Panasonic's G-series and the Olympus PEN range of cameras.

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PowerShot G1X camera
4.50

1. Canon PowerShot G1X camera

Canon's PowerShot G1X is a high-level performer. Its image quality in our tests was excellent, as was its overall performance. It's a camera that's well built, it features manual controls and it's comfortable to use for the most part. It's ...
Review Date: 30th April, 2012
RRP: $ 799.00
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Lumix DMC-TZ30 camera
4.50

2. Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 camera

The Lumix DMC-TZ30 is a fine compact camera with a big zoom lens and a good quality sensor. It can be used in almost all manner of situations, even for video recording, and it's perfect for travellers because it's so ...
Review Date: 7th May, 2012
RRP: $ 449.00
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LUMIX DMC-G3 camera
4.00

3. Panasonic LUMIX DMC-G3 camera

The LUMIX DMC-G3 doesn't disappoint when it comes to image quality. It can capture very clear images and it's a fun camera to use. It's a compact camera that's a lot easier to carry around that a digital SLR, yet ...
Review Date: 18th Jan., 2012
RRP: $ 899.00
NEX-7
4.00

4. Sony NEX-7 digital camera

The next step in Sony's evolution of its NEX interchangeable-lens-but-no-bulky-internal-mirror camera system is technically brilliant: an amazingly detailed and clean image sensor shoehorned into a reasonably compact camera body that's incredibly well built and full of features (an excellent electronic ...
Review Date: 2nd Feb., 2012
RRP: $ 1,699.00
LUMIX DMC-GX1 camera
4.00

5. Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GX1 camera

The LUMIX GX1 incorporates manual features, a touchscreen and a high level of performance in a camera body that is compact and comfortable to hold. It produced excellent results in our tests, in the ISO testing in particular, and it's ...
Review Date: 23rd April, 2012
RRP: $ 899.00
Lumix DMC-SZ7 digital camera
4.00

6. Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ7 digital camera

The Lumix DMC-SZ7 is a small camera, but it has a big lens that makes it a versatile camera. Its picture quality is good, its ease of use is high and it's a great little compact camera to carry with ...
Review Date: 23rd May, 2012
RRP: $ 259.00
PEN E-PM1 Mini camera
3.75

7. Olympus PEN E-PM1 Mini camera

The Olympus PEN E-PM1 Mini dishes out image quality that's on par with the high-end PEN E-P3, but for a more reasonable price. We were impressed with its clear and vibrant results, as well as its useful high ISO settings. ...
Review Date: 21st Feb., 2012
RRP: $ 599.00
PEN Lite E-PL3 camera
3.50

8. Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3 camera

The PEN Lite E-PL3 isn't a camera that will blow you away, but it does have a lot of good points: what you see on its LCD screen is what the camera will capture, it performs well in low-light environments ...
Review Date: 17th Jan., 2012
RRP: $ 799.00
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