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Canon Powershot G16 Large

ePHOTOzine has published sample photos from the new Canon Powershot G16, the camera has a 5x optical zoom f/1.8-2.8 lens, a 12 megapixel B.S.I. CMOS sensor, along with built in Wi-Fi and high speed shooting, optical viewfinder, 3inch screen, 12fps continuous shooting, manual controls, along with full HD (60fps) video, stereo sound, and 5-axis image stabilisation.

They’ve also posted sample photos from the Canon Powershot S120, the little serious compact camera, it also features manual controls, Wi-Fi, and raw shooting.

Panasonic Lumix LX7

Here’s a round-up of Panasonic Lumix LX7 reviews – the 10.1 megapixel “serious compact” camera features a flash hot-shoe, bright f/1.4 3.8x optical zoom lens, 3inch screen on the back, manual controls, RAW shooting, image stabilisation, Full HD video with stereo sound, and is available from around £299, making it pretty good value for money. The previous version, the popular LX5, was around £329 even at it’s cheapest.

Reviews: ePHOTOzine, Photography BLOG, DPReview, Cameralabs, ExpertReviews, TrustedReviews, NeoCamera White (lowest rating).

Olympux XZ-1

£40 Cashback is available on the Olympus XZ-1, the camera scores very highly in reviews, and is available for £299 before cashback!

The camera features a high sensitivity 10 megapixel CCD sensor, an i.Zuiko Digital f1.8-f2.5 wide angle 4x optical zoom lens (28-112mm), with lens ring and another dial at the back, the camera also features a high resolution 3″ 631k pixel OLED screen, manual controls, RAW support, ISO100-6400, built in flash, flash hot-shoe, accessory port (as featured in the PEN series), multi-exposure, AF illuminator, 1cm macro, art filters, HDMI out, 320 shot battery life, lithium ion battery, upto 7/15fps shooting (JPEG, 2fps RAW), 720p HD video (at 30fps), and will be available in white, black or silver.

Panasonic Lumix FZ100
NeoCamera has reviewed the new Panasonic Lumix FZ100 ultra zoom – we had a look at Photokina 2010 – it features a 25mm Wide-angle 24x Optical Zoom lens (25-600mm), 1,920 x 1,080 Full-HD Movie in AVCHD with Dolby Digital Stereo Creator, 14.1-megapixel MOS Sensor and Venus Engine FHD, iA (Intelligent Auto) Mode with Motion Deblur Mode and POWER O.I.S, Intuitive Manual Control and Creative Option Featuring My Color Mode, 3.0-inch Free-angle LCD with 460,000-dots, 11fps shooting, “Happy Mode”, and supports SD, SDHC and SDXC. The Panasonic Lumix FZ100 is available for £331

Read more Panasonic Lumix FZ100 Ultra Zoom Reviews: ePHOTOzine (vs the FX45), Trusted Reviews

More reviews from around the web:
Olympus SZ-10, 18x optical zoom, pocket camera: ePHOTOzine
Serious Compacts:
Olympux XZ-1 ByThom, ePHOTOzine
Samsung EX1 / TL500 ByThom, ePHOTOzine
Fujifilm FinePix X100 ByThom, ePHOTOzine
Sony Cybershot HX9v GPS ByThom, ePHOTOzine
Nikon Coolpix P300 ByThom, ePHOTOzine (also check out the P300 vs LX5 vs S95 Review here)