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Best Camera Values for 2017

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    Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100

    Best cheap compact

    Sony's original groundbreaking compact may be old, but is still a solid camera for people looking for a cheap, pocketable model that delivers better photos than you can get from a phone.

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  • Nikon D3300

    Best cheap dSLR

    Since it's an older model, the price of the D3300 is now in a good territory for folks on a budget.But you still get very good photo quality for its class plus decent performance.

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    £295.95 at Amazon.co.uk See all prices

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    • 7 Design
    • 7 Features
    • 8 Performance
    • 8 Image qual.
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  • £799.00 at Amazon.co.uk See all prices

    CNET's Rating

    • 9 Design
    • 9 Features
    • 8 Performance
    • 8 Image qual.
    Sony Alpha ILCE-7 (with 28-70mm Lens)

    Best full-frame value

    Sony's original A7 is a great alternative to similarly priced entry-level full-frame dSLRs, though it's not the speediest camera.

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  • Sony Alpha 6000 (ILCE-6000)

    Best mirrorless ILC value

    The Sony A6000 is a great overall camera for more advanced photographers who want something smaller than a dSLR. Though it's several years old, that just makes it a better buy for the money.

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    £429.00 at Amazon.co.uk See all prices

    CNET's Rating

    • 9 Design
    • 9 Features
    • 8 Performance
    • 8 Image qual.
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  • £307.30 at Amazon Marketplace See all prices

    CNET's Rating

    • 8 Design
    • 9 Features
    • 8 Performance
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    Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

    Best bridge-camera value

    This bridge camera is a great middle ground between a point-and-shoot and digital SLR. Though it's old, it still stands up to the newer models, at a better price.

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