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Canon G7 X field test: Finally, a worthy competitor to the Sony RX100 III

Canon PowerShot G7 X Digital CameraSony brought the premium compact camera segment back to life with its 1-inch sensor RX100, but its rivals haven't left it have free run of the market. Panasonic's Lumix LX100 has become a worthy competitor, although its larger size and greater weight make it a less attractive alternative than Sony's latest version, the RX100 III. Now Canon has come out with a model that combines the popular interface from its "S-series" point and shoots with a few more manual controls and a 1-inch, 20MP sensor, to create the Canon G7 X. It has the best overall image quality ratings of any camera in its class, so we got one to put through its paces… Read more »

Sony QX100 and QX10: Bridging smartphone cameras to high-end point and shoots

Sony has finally launched its rumored “lens-style” cameras – that feature relatively large sensors and high-quality lenses that clip to your smartphone. The idea behind the new high-end Sony Cybershot DSC-QX100 and budget-priced Sony Cybershot DSC-QX10 is to give smartphone photographers access to “DSLR quality” without sacrificing convenience. You can read my full writeup on Extremetech, and if you decide you want one, you can head over to B&H to get your pre-order in for the $500 20.2MP QX100 or the $250 10x zoom 18MP QX10 now (They expect these to be popular, so the first run is likely to sell out). Read more »