It's the same size as a small SLR, has plenty of features, a versatile lens and produces high quality images.
We've shot a whole series of sample images with the Samsung NX1 to see just what its 28-megapixel back-illuminated sensor can do.
Panasonic's GM5 is a mirrorless compact system camera, but it's smaller than some regular compacts. The built-in viewfinder and hotshoe make this little beauty even more appealing.
Canon and Nikon are not the only D-SLR makers. Pentax is still there too, though the K-S1 might not be its finest hour
The S6900 features a 12x optical zoom, built-in Wi-Fi and NFC, and an articulating screen that faces the front for selfie lovers.
Canon's latest bridge camera has the longest optical zoom currently available on the market – it also has a host of other useful features, such as inbuilt Wi-Fi and an electronic viewfinder.
The new sensor, dual processing engines and top-end AF and metering systems combine to make the Canon 7D Mark II a superb camera.
The Fuji X-T1 seemingly has it all – fantastic good looks and a sensor with a proven image quality. It also offers expanded dynamic range, and we've put it to the test
The X30 has the same lens, sensor and processing engine as the X20, but adds an EVF and tilting screen.