With great features like a fast f/1.8 lens and slow-motion video, the XZ-10 will win the hearts of photographers who want a pocketable camera. There are some image quality issues though, and battery life is short.
Typical price: $499.00
It has the look, control, and lens of an enthusiast compact, but its sensor is common point-and-shoot size.
The deluge of camera releases for 2013 has begun, with Olympus announcing a new compact as well as a telephoto lens for its Micro Four Thirds range.
Aperture and iPhoto now can handle raw images from Canon's new midrange SLR as well as some higher-end compact cameras from Sony, Olympus, Nikon, and Fujifilm.
Adobe's image editing and cataloging software supports 25 new cameras and addresses image-quality problems on Fujiflm's X-Trans and EXR sensors.