Best all-purpose compact: Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

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Best camera for long-lens junkies: Panasonic FZ200

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Best compact under $200: Samsung WB350

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Best advanced compact value: Sony RX100 II

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4 stars Excellent

Best dSLR kit for less than $500

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4 stars Excellent

Best dSLR body for less than $800: Nikon D5300

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Best general interchangeable-lens model: Sony A6000

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Where to Buy

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS (Black)

Part Number: 8224B001
MSRP: $329.99 Low Price: $229.99 See all prices
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