Best compact cameras 2021: Top pocket cameras for beginners, vlogging and photography

New compact cameras aren't always better picks, and this Sony model proves how you can still receive top quality from older devices. (image credit: Pocket-lint)
A do-it-all compact with an excellent optical zoom lens, top image stabilizing and a very neat design. (image credit: Pocket-lint)
About as perfect as a small-scale, high-end compact camera can get, but you'll have to pay a lofty price. (image credit: Pocket-lint)
The Canon G7 X Mark III packs a lot into a small frame. Making it perfect for those who need a capable camera that won't weigh down their travel bag. (image credit: Pocket-lint)
Sony flaunts it as the perfect vlogging camera, but it's pretty great at everything else, too. (image credit: Pocket-lint)

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