If your holidays are beckoning, check you have what you need to capture great pictures and videos of the best bits.
Mobile phones have pretty accomplished cameras on board, so much so that you may feel you don’t need a second gadget to lug around. But smartphones (apart from one or two exceptions) lack optical zoom lenses so you’re reliant on digital zoom, which reduces resolution horribly. So, we've tried and tested the best compact cameras on the market this year. Here’s our guide to the snappers worth packing.
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There are plenty of things to consider when choosing a camera to take on your holiday. Do you want something cheap and cute that will do stuff your phone can’t? If so, the Samsung DV150F is hard to beat. If you want something more powerful that is as easy to use as an Android smartphone, then Samsung’s Galaxy Camera 2 is capable and has a great camera interface. And if you’re going on a beach or skiing holiday, then maybe you should go for a waterproof model like the Nikon. Our favourite? The stunningly designed Fujifilm Finepix X20 thanks to its great lens, big sensor and fool-proof setup.
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