If you’re wondering which cameras we’re
most excited to see launched so far in 2013, you’ve come to the right place! Here’s our round up of the best cameras of 2013. But remember,we’ll be updating this list as and when new cameras are launched, so keep
checking back. Don’t forget to post a comment below with your opinions on which
are the most exciting cameras of 2013, so far…
The Fujifilm X100s boasts 70 new features
over its predecessor including split-image manual focusing, on-sensor
phase-detection and the use of the new EXR Processor II, which helps speed up
start times among other things.
The biggest improvement though, and why this makes our list of best cameras of 2013,
is the new 16.3-million-pixel, APS-C-sized (23.6×15.6mm) X-Trans sensor. This
is the same sensor used in the Fujifilm X-Pro1 compact system camera.
Best camera for advanced users
Canon PowerShot N
One for the smartphone generation, the new
Canon PowerShot N offers one-touch wi-fi connectivity as well as a 2.8″ titling
The Canon Powershot N newcomer also features a Creative Shot mode that will automatically
generate a series of creative treatments on each image taken. The Canon
PowerShot N also offers a 28mm 3x zoom.
Best camera for connectivity
To be reviewed
Boasting an APS-C format sensor, the new
Samsung NX300 compact system camera allows wireless transfer of images to
smartphones as well as a hybrid AF system, combining phase and contrast
detection. The Samsung NX300 also includes 14 smart mode settings including
action freeze, light trace and creative shots to help beginners capture better
Best camera for creative modes
Nikon Coolpix A
The world’s smallest compact camera to incorporate a DX-format sensor.
Despite its portable size, the Coolpix A packs a DX-format 16.2-megapixel CMOS
sensor and EXPEED 2 engine.
The NIKKOR fixed wide-angle 18.5 mm f/2.8 lens, beneifits from manual/auto focus, Full HD
movie recording, and RAW (NEF) file capability.
Best camera for image quality potential
Nikon 1 J3
Launched at CES alongside stablemate the
Nikon 1 S1, the Nikon 1 J3’s impressive feature set includes a 15fps burst rate
and a hybrid AF system that combines phase and contrast detection.
technology from the Nikon 1 V2, the compact system camera also sports a 14.2
million pixel CX format CMOS sensor and an Expeed 3A processing engine.
Best camera for action shots