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Updated: May 24, 2015 23:53
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#26
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Panasonic Lumix 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...

74 expert reviews | 169 user reviews

#27
alaScore 91

Fujifilm X-E1

It's not a general-purpose recommendable camera thanks to subpar video and slightly sluggish performance, but for photo-quality-first photographers who want the analog-ish shooting experience, the Fujifilm X-E1 rules in its price range.

64 expert reviews | 400 user reviews

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Sony Alpha NEX-6

The NEX-6 offers a highly attractive combination of excellent image quality, courtesy of Sony's proven 16MP sensor, enthusiast-friendly ergonomics (including a mode dial - a first for the NEX-series), a 'real' hot shoe, an OLED electronic viewfinder,...

66 expert reviews | 423 user reviews

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Samsung NX3000

This compact, Wi-Fi-friendly camera lets you swap lenses and excels in low light. But the auto focus is slow and inaccurate, and burst shooting is disappointing, making it a poor choice for demanding photographers. Read more in our

17 expert reviews | 145 user reviews

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Sony alpha SLTA77VM

We've not had long with the SLT-a77 II, so we're not in a position to form particularly firm opinions. That said, it's clear that Sony has kept a lot of what was good with the original a77 - including rather nice build, handling and ergonomics. These...

85 expert reviews | 539 user reviews

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alaScore 90

Sony Alpha NEX-7

The 24-megapixel APS-C sensor in this camera produces excellent stills and videos, with details that hold up even when you zoom all the way in.

108 expert reviews | 449 user reviews

#33
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Fujifilm X-Pro1

The Fujifilm X-Pro1 ($1,199.95 body only) was the camera that launched the company's X series of interchangeable lens bodies. That makes it about two years old, which can be an eternity in the technology world. But Fujifilm has continued to enhance its...

118 expert reviews | 273 user reviews

#34
alaScore 90

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G 6 EG-K

Panasonic has announced its latest Wi-Fi capable, interchangeable lens LUMIX series camera for 2013. The DMC-G6 is an updated version of last year's well-reviewed G5, which our reviewer said "delivers a lot of high-end features in a lightweight,...

47 expert reviews | 32 user reviews

#35
alaScore 90

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

44 expert reviews | 253 user reviews

#36
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Nikon 1 V3

The Nikon 1 V3 is one of the few mirrorless cameras we'd recommend for shooting sports or quickly moving kids. It brings high autofocus performance, interchangeable-lens versatility, and DSLR-like handling in a portable size. However, when factoring in...

31 expert reviews | 17 user reviews

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#37
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Sony Alpha NEX-5R

The Sony NEX-5R is a solid interchangeable lens camera that will (sometimes) make you forget about your DSLR.

53 expert reviews | 84 user reviews

#38
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Olympus PEN E-PL5

For users upgrading from a simple point-and-shoot to an interchangeable lens camera, the Olympus PEN Lite E-PL5 is a very good camera to transition to.

51 expert reviews | 294 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...

45 expert reviews | 3 user reviews

#40
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Sony Alpha NEX-5T

If you're someone who purchased last year's Sony NEX-5R ILC model, you aren't going to want to upgrade the recently released NEX-5T, as the two cameras very similar. The NEX-5T introduces NEC wireless capabilities to this family of ILC models, but...

20 expert reviews | 71 user reviews

#41
alaScore 89

Samsung NX20

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

71 expert reviews | 82 user reviews

#42
alaScore 89

Nikon 1 J4

Although Nikon 1 cameras are big sellers, we’ve never been their biggest fans, and the J4 has done little to raise our opinion. Nikon DSLRs, on the other hand, are a completely different – and better – story, even though they’re bigger and more...

18 expert reviews | 32 user reviews

#43
alaScore 88

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...

92 expert reviews | 330 user reviews

#44
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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...

30 expert reviews | 77 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...

33 expert reviews | 303 user reviews

#46
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Sony Alpha a3000

The mirrorless Sony Alpha 3000 cuts a lot of corners to hit its low $400 asking price, but there are no compromises in image quality.

37 expert reviews | 49 user reviews

#47
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Nikon 1 V1

The Nikon 1 V1 with a 10-30mm lens is available in the market at a price of Rs.42,600. This camera was launched last year, across the world and it has only made its way to India, just recently. Many brands are recognizing India as a strong market for...

114 expert reviews | 961 user reviews

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alaScore 88

Leica T

Leica chose its first prime lens for the T mirrorless camera system wisely. The Leica Summicron-T 23mm f/2 ASPH. ($1,850) matches the field of view and light gathering capability of the quintessential Leica optic, the 35mm Summicron that has adorned...

13 expert reviews

#49
alaScore 87

Leica M Typ 240

The Leica M-P (Typ 240) ($7,950) is a premium version of the company's M (Typ 240) rangefinder camera with a few cosmetic changes, a more durable rear LCD, and a larger buffer for longer continuous shooting. It's the same camera from a handling and...

6 expert reviews

#50
alaScore 87

Sony NEX-5N

The Sony Alpha NEX-5N delivers a lot of performance from its compact body, packing a sensor as large as those found in most digital SLRs and recording video in full 1080p HD. But it doesn't quite edge out its little brother, the NEX-C3, our Editors'...

89 expert reviews | 1003 user reviews

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