LUMIX DC-GX850, $799
Featuring a flip-up rear monitor and a 16-0-megapixel sensor, combined with technologies for precise focus and fast, responsive shooting, 4K video recording and, for selfie aficionados, Face Shutter, which triggers the shutter after you wave your hand in front of your face.
SONY RX100M5, $1699
Sony's new flagship model for its popular Cyber-shot RX100 series offers the world's fastest AF acquisition at 0.05 seconds, and the world's highest number of AF points on sensor. The camera can also shoot continuously at speeds of up to 24 fps – also the world's fastest for a compact camera.
CANON POWERSHOT G9 X MARK II, $738
Designed to give high control over image quality and composition, the newest Powershot features a 7.6-centimetre tilt-up touch screen for easy sharing, printing and display. It weighs only 206 grams and fits in your pocket. See jbhifi.com.au