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Panasonic Lumix TZ80 review: Can't Touch This
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Panasonic Lumix TZ80 review: Can't Touch This

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The Panasonic TZ range is hugely popular when it comes to dedicated compact cameras, especially if you're looking for big zoom in a relatively small package. In 2016 the range is diversifying: 2015's TZ70 is replaced by the similar TZ80 (or SZ60 for our... >>

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II hands-on preview: The fast and the furious

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II hands-on preview: The fast and the furious

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The big boss is back for round two: the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II is the company's top-end full-frame DSLR, which will replace both the original 1D X and video-focused 1D C models. But being unveiled approximately a month after Nikon lifted the lid on its... >>

Olympus Pen-F hands-on preview: Stylish like the 60s

Olympus Pen-F hands-on preview: Stylish like the 60s

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Olympus just went and did something we didn't think we'd see: it's launched a Pen with a built-in viewfinder. And it's called the Pen-F. Which, if you were knocking around 50-years ago, you might remember as, well, the original Pen-F - the half-frame... >>

Fujifilm X-Pro2 hands-on preview: Is evolution enough for this flagship pro?

Fujifilm X-Pro2 hands-on preview: Is evolution enough for this flagship pro?

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When the Fujifilm X-Pro1 burst onto the camera scene its retro digital rangefinder style was like a pleasurable punch to the face; the kind of kipper-slap that left us, and many, a bit tingly around the chops. Where the X-Pro1 succeeded its four-year-follow-up,... >>

Fujifilm X70 hands-on preview: 28mm fixed-lens compact adds the X factor

Fujifilm X70 hands-on preview: 28mm fixed-lens compact adds the X factor

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Fujifilm is a winner when it comes to high-end compact cameras. So when the company unveiled the X70 at a preview event at the tail-end of 2015 we were equally surprised and delighted. This 28mm f/2.8 equivalent fixed-lens camera pools together all that's... >>

Nikon D500 hands-on preview: ‘D5 mini’ shows pro powers at smaller scale

Nikon D500 hands-on preview: ‘D5 mini’ shows pro powers at smaller scale

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Now here's an interesting new arrival. The Nikon D500 is like a small scale, APS-C-sensor take on the top-end Nikon D5. It shows Nikon's realignment of its range too, as the sort-of replacement to the discontinued Nikon D300S. Indeed it could be the most... >>

Nikon D5 hands-on preview: FX muscle flex

Nikon D5 hands-on preview: FX muscle flex

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There are cameras and then there are cameras. Nikon's FX-format D-series lineup has been the full-frame DSLR in contention for the professional top spot for years, now in its newest form: the Nikon D5. Having used the Nikon D4 for a year we're familiar... >>

Sony FDR-AX53 offers pro quality 4K video recording for a consumer price

Sony FDR-AX53 offers pro quality 4K video recording for a consumer price

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As part of its annual camcorder line-up refresh, Sony has introduced a powerhouse 4K Handycam that brings professional standard features to the consumer field. And it won't be priced in loopyville neither, as it comes in at the same price as last year's... >>

Sony HDR-AS50R takes the action cam to another level

Sony HDR-AS50R takes the action cam to another level

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Sony has updated its hugely popular action camera series with the HDR-AS50 and HDR-AS50R - the latter coming with a new Live View Remote you can wear on your wrist in order to see what you're recording. The camera itself is as tiddly as last year's model,... >>

Panasonic Lumix TZ100 hands-on preview: Inching the travel zoom market forward?

Panasonic Lumix TZ100 hands-on preview: Inching the travel zoom market forward?

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The Panasonic Lumix TZ100 (SZ100 in the US) joins an increasing raft of cameras built around a 1-inch sensor, promising upgraded image quality over what you would normally expect from a standard compact. Most prominent camera companies are playing the... >>