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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:

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.

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Canon G11

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Fujifilm F200EXR

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Nikon S8000

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Panasonic LX3

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Ricoh CX3

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Samsung WB1000

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