Top-Rated Compact Interchangeable-Lens Cameras
They lack the mirror boxes and through-the-lens viewfinders of a true DSLR, but these compact interchangeable-lens cameras shoot top-notch photos and video despite their smaller sizes.
Rated: May 17, 2012 7:00 AM
Rated: Mar 3, 2011 12:00 AM
The interchangeable-lens Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2 puts an innovative spin on touchscreen controls for advanced focusing tricks, and it has the best video capabilities we've seen to date among still cameras.
Rated: Jul 13, 2010 8:30 AM
Sony's first interchangeable-lens compact camera, the NEX-5 offers image and video quality on a par with a DSLR and has unique modes that go beyond anything else in its class. The only thing missing is a built-in flash.
Rated: Feb 9, 2012 5:00 AM
Fans of the award-winning Olympus PEN family of cameras now have the new Flagship Olympus PEN E-P3: the ultimate PEN for visual expression. Designed for photographers who want total control over their creative vision with a camera portable enough to
Rated: Mar 3, 2011 1:00 PM
The Olympus E-PL2 is a compact, versatile camera that will please travelers or anyone who wants to take great pictures without lugging around pounds of gear.
Rated: Jan 23, 2012 6:00 AM
The smallest and lightest PEN is available in six stylish colors - purple, pink, brown, white, silver and black - and features a new and simplified user interface as well as a streamlined button structure for superior ease-of-use. Its small size and
Rated: Feb 21, 2012 6:30 AM
Panasonic's LUMIX DMC-G3 offers the benefits of a DSLR interchangeable lens system camera with a point-and-shoot camera's compactness, light weight and simplicity. This reduction in size and weight is thanks to advancements in mirror-free viewfinder
Rated: Apr 7, 2011 6:15 PM
The Samsung NX100 has a larger sensor, a lower price, and better image quality than most other compact interchangeable-lens cameras, but it lacks the lens selection and refinements of its chief competitors.
Rated: Jan 25, 2010 2:00 PM
The Olympus Pen E-P2 serves up unique in-camera controls and an attractive, durable design, but it costs significantly more than an entry-level DSLR, lacks a built-in flash, and has autofocus issues.
Rated: May 20, 2011 1:55 PM
The Lumix GF2 is an enticingly compact interchangeable-lens camera, but its touchscreen interface is an inefficient way to access some important controls.
Rated: Jul 21, 2010 7:20 AM
We like the ease-of-use and firm construction of Samsung's NX10 interchangeable-lens camera, but its video and image qualities pale in comparison with those of competitors.