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Best image quality compact cameras under $1,200

Last updated on July 4th, 2014

Sony DSC-RX100

95
Overall Score
Best in class image quality score
From $448.00

Black
99image quality
99video quality
99low light performance
82battery life
50accessories availability
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

84
Overall Score
From $379.95

Black
80image quality
99features
97size and weight
82battery life
68low light performance
Price Analysis
Stable . Buy with confidence

Fujifilm X10

79
Overall Score
From $599.95

Black
78image quality
99metering and focus
99accessories availability
65low light performance
44video quality
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Stable . Buy with confidence

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

72
Overall Score
From $499.92

White
70image quality
99battery life
98size and weight
54features
25video quality
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Canon PowerShot S100

65
Overall Score
Low image quality score
From $415.00

Black
61image quality
99size and weight
99ease of use
48low light performance
12accessories availability
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Stable . Buy with confidence