The fixed lens camera market may be a bit niche, but it's here that you'll find some of the best cameras you can buy. Sensors ranging from APS-C format to full-frame are designed to match their lenses (which cover ranges from 28-75mm equiv.) so image quality is top-notch.
This segment includes both pocketable models without viewfinders and 'best worn over your shoulder' cameras with unique or ultra-high-resolution EVFs. There's a gigantic spread in pricing, as well. The Ricoh GR II can be had for under $600, while the Leica Q sells for around $4250.
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