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Updated: Sep 2, 2014 15:43
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Panasonic DMC GH3 DMC-GH3

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 ($1,299.99 direct, body only) is Panasonic's top-end Micro Four Thirds camera. It's a 16-megapixel design that is quite popular for videographers, but at its heart it's a very capable still camera. It focuses quickly, offers...

30 expert reviews | 10 user reviews

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6

There are four function buttons, of which two are physical and two are touch buttons. You can set any of the 28 functions on any of the four buttons. We would suggest you to keep the Fn1 and Fn2 buttons as is, unless you won’t be using the Wi-Fi button...

35 expert reviews

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 is available in India at an MRP of Rs. 44,000. The camera does really well in terms of design, features and performance. When it comes to pricing, the camera is priced more or less on par with its rivals, such as the Nikon 1...

72 expert reviews | 335 user reviews

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Samsung NX1000

The Samsung NX1000 is a compact, portable and very easy to use ILC. From full point-n-shoot modes to full manual shooting, everyone will enjoy using this camera. Sharing your images is as easy as ever with the camera's built-in WiFi capabilities and...

41 expert reviews | 487 user reviews

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Samsung NX20

The Samsung NX20 is an excellent camera for both casual and advanced users. However, avoid the high-speed burst mode.

57 expert reviews | 80 user reviews

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Samsung NX2000

Samsung has steadily become the go-to camera manufacturer for touch screen LCD cameras and models with built-in Wi-Fi. With the growing popularity of the mirrorless ILC camera design, Samsung appears to have hit a home run with its NX2000 camera. This...

21 expert reviews | 149 user reviews

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Sony Alpha A3000

The Sony a3000 is a compact and affordable ILC that provides great image quality and good performance. It is also one of the most affordable ILCs on the market, and great idea for anyone that is looking to take on their first dSLR/ILC. Read more in our...

14 expert reviews | 122 user reviews

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Olympus PEN E-P3

The PEN E-P3 sells at a maximum retail price of Rs. 39,999 for a single lens kit (14-42mm) and a maximum retail price of Rs. 46,999 for a dual lens (14-42mm lens and 40-150mm). While this may be a step up from point and shoot cameras, the PEN E-P3 has...

106 expert reviews | 166 user reviews

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

With capable, speedy performance, and a friendly but powerful interface, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 is a good choice for people looking to upgrade from a point-and-shoot.

62 expert reviews | 69 user reviews

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Sony Alpha 7

Sony Alpha ILCE-7 (A7) is a great alternative to similarly priced entry-level full-frame dSLRs, as long as you don't need speedy continuous shooting.

12 expert reviews | 84 user reviews

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Nikon 1 J3

The Nikon 1 J3 is a very fast and compact ILC, making it easy to carry and always ready to capture an image. While its performance outshines its image quality, it is definitely worth a look for $600. Read more in our

35 expert reviews | 323 user reviews

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Sony Alpha a5000

The Alpha A5000 is excellent for those of leaving the land of compacts for an interchangeable lens camera, but to achieve its affordable price, there are limitations.

9 expert reviews | 33 user reviews

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3

Panasonic's Digital Single Lens Mirrorless LUMIX DMC-GH3 picks up where the GH2 left off. This year's flagship Micro Four Thirds camera has an all new 16-megapixel Live MOS sensor and is designed to compete in the DSLR marketplace for the attention of...

15 expert reviews

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Sony Alpha NEX-F3

In the end, the largest added-value of this camera is its ease of use, image quality, the “Superior” auto-mode (Sony’s own feature name) and the ability to charge and sync with Micro-USB. If you have checked the photos and videos that I have posted on...

58 expert reviews | 299 user reviews

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 edges out some other excellent cameras to earn our Editors' Choice award for compact interchangeable lens cameras under $1,000.

40 expert reviews | 74 user reviews

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Nikon 1 V2

The model that we handled is unfinished - Nikon reps were keen to stress that it might not perform quite as well as the final shipping cameras, but we\'re happy to report that with the fast 18.5mm prime attached, autofocus seems extremely fast and...

44 expert reviews | 68 user reviews

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Sony Alpha NEX-3N

The Sony NEX-3N is an affordable and capable Interchangeable Lens Camera featuring an APS-C sized 16.1-Megapixel imaging sensor, powerful BIONZ image processor and the Sony E-mount with its fantastic collection of lenses. This camera is easy enough for...

25 expert reviews | 17 user reviews

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

The G3 is a camera that is easy to use and produces excellent image quality - a step up from previous G-series models. Its overall handling and touchscreen interface have distinct appeal for users moving up from a point-and-shoot. Yet it offers the...

84 expert reviews | 307 user reviews

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

This follow-up to Panasonic's GH1 camera sticks with the previous model's look and feel but adds some important upgrades and features.

84 expert reviews | 215 user reviews

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Sony Alpha NEX-C3

The NEX-C3, like its predecessors the NEX-3/5, is a well built, easy to use interchangeable lens camera. The NEX-C3 is capable of image quality that rivals the best of its APS-C DSLR competition while being significantly smaller and lighter. As well as...

75 expert reviews | 186 user reviews

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Olympus PEN E-PM2

The PEN E-PM2 costs less than the similar PEN E-PL5. Performance and features are near identical minus a few things.

26 expert reviews | 148 user reviews

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Olympus PEN E-PM1

Mirrorless compact cameras are worth considering if you want DSLR-like photo quality without the bulk. There are many options out there, with the most basic models priced almost the same as entry-level DSLR cameras, which is close to Rs.28,000. Olympus...

56 expert reviews | 251 user reviews

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Pentax K-01

Despite producing excellent photos, the K-01 lags behind the competition in some significant ways

70 expert reviews | 248 user reviews

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Nikon J1 J1

The Nikon 1 J1 is available in India at a street price of 29,050 for the model with the 10-30mm lens. The pink version, which comes with a 10-30mm lens and a 30-110mm lens is available for 40,950 making it a special edition model. The Nikon 1 J1 is...

78 expert reviews | 771 user reviews

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Leica M Typ 240

Leica just calls it the M, but we're going to refer to its latest digital rangefinder by its longer model name, the M (Typ 240) ($6,950 list). The long-awaited replacement for the M9-P dropped the numbering scheme that has identified Leica rangefinders...

4 expert reviews


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