Problem: You're looking for a camera that's more portable than a bulky SLR but offers equivalent functions and gets similar results. Solution: Fujifilm FinePix X100.
Last year, Leica’s X1 model established a niche for fixed-lens cameras that perform as admirably as an SLR, while just about fitting in a coat pocket. The only problem? The £1,400 asking price.
Fuji has responded with its cheekily named X100, a 23mm fixed-lens compact whose generously proportioned APS-C image sensor is capable of blood-lettingly sharp photography. The Seventies styling, meanwhile, is as welcome as the built-in viewfinder and HD video-recording function.