Premium Compact Cameras: Best Buys
How they compare
Group Test All the cameras included in this group test performed reasonably well, though they have their inevitable quirks.
Here's are the cameras in the test:
- Canon PowerShot G11
- Fujifilm FinePix F200EXR
- Nikon CoolPix S8000
- Panasonic Lumix LX3
- Ricoh CX3
- Samsung WB1000
Prices range from £210 for the Fujifilm to £599 for the Canon, but with a little searching you can find all of these cameras for a lot less than the 'official' price.
On this and the following pages you can view the results of comparative tests.
Startup and Shooting Results
Time in Seconds (s)
Burst Mode Results
Frames per Second
Longer bars are better
Premium Compact Camera Group Test
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