Canon and Sony have just updated their enthusiast compacts, but each has a different area of strength. We looked at how they compare, for different types of photography.
Articles tagged "enthusiast-compact"
Jan 29, 2019 at 14:00
Following testing of the Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II, we've added it to our Pocketable Enthusiast Compact Cameras buying guide as joint-winner, alongside Sony's Cyber-shot RX100 VA.
While it's the pocketable 1" sensor enthusiast cameras that attract the most attention, there are quite a few long zoom models, as well. Whether you want 4K video, a lens reaching 600mm equiv or DSLR-style controls in an all-in-one package, you'll find one in our updated roundup of enthusiast long zoom cameras.
Feb 28, 2016 at 13:00
Last December, DPR editor Jeff Keller was looking for a enthusiast compact camera to put under someone's tree. Turns out such a camera didn't exist. Thankfully, the category has grown by leaps and bounds in 2016, so there's now an enthusiast compact for everyone. Read the story
Feb 23, 2016 at 13:00
Nikon has arrived a little late to the 1" sensor compact party but it's turned up mob-handed. It's announced three DL models: two fast-lens compact cameras with a choice of wide or standard zoom range, and a 21x superzoom model. Click through to read about the specifics of the DL18-50, DL24-85 and DL24-500, and where they sit among the competition.
The Sony RX10 II is the follow-up to a camera we already thought quite highly of. While the 24-200mm F2.8 equivalent lens and external body design remain unchanged, the RX10 II sports a new stacked sensor and can record 4k video internally, with full sensor readout. It also features improved AF performance and a higher-res EVF, but is it worth the sticker price? Read more
camera newsJan 7, 2013 at 14:00
CES 2013: Pentax has announced the MX-1 - its entry into the enthusiast compact camera sector. The MX-1 features classic styling and construction, with brass top- and base-plates. It's based around a stabilized 12MP BSI CMOS sensor and a familiar-sounding 28-112mm equivalent F1.8-2.5 lens. In addition the MX-1 features a flip-out 920k dot rear screen. It includes a top-plate exposure compensation dial and rear thumb wheel to control a UI very much like those in the company's DSLRs. We've borrowed a pre-production version of the camera and have prepared a hands-on preview article.
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