12 megapixels archive

  • Canon PowerShot SX820 HS: Mid-range snapper with GPS and Wi-Fi
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    Canon PowerShot SX820 HS: Mid-range snapper with GPS and Wi-Fi

    By 21 March 2013

    Canon has announced two new PowerShot SX models on Wednesday; the PowerShot SX280 HS and PowerShot SX270 HS, and hopes to convince those looking for a new camera that it is the brand to help them. The new models feature the company's brand new DIGIC 6...

  • Samsung EX2F features f/1.4 lens and Wi-Fi
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    Samsung EX2F features f/1.4 lens and Wi-Fi

    By 3 July 2012

    Samsung's dropped an aperture bomb in the shape of the latest Samsung EX2F. The replacement for the high-spec EX1 model, the high-end yet compact EX2F comes kitted out with an impressive array of features. Foremost is the 24-80mm f/1.4-2.7 equivalent...

  • Panasonic Lumix GF5 updates GF3, brings new new sensor, handgrip, features
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    Panasonic Lumix GF5 updates GF3, brings new new sensor, handgrip, features

    By 5 April 2012

    The Panasonic Lumix GF5 is the latest Micro Four Thirds compact system camera from the Japanese company. It replaces 2011's GF3 and is the most compact G series camera in the range. The new model doesn't just update the Lumix GF3, however, it incorporates...

  • First Look: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5  review
    Cameras 0 out of 5

    First Look: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 review

    By 5 April 2012

    The Lumix GF5, or Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 to use its formal title, is the latest G Series compact system camera from Panasonic. It replaces the Lumix GF3 and the similarity is instantly recognisable from the distinctive design. Pocket-lint had the chance...

  • Fujifilm X-S1 review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Fujifilm X-S1 review

    By 14 February 2012

    The Fujifilm X-S1 is no ordinary superzoom. It has a 12-megapixel, 2/3in sensor that’s far larger than what you’d normally find in a compact camera for starters. As much as the X-S1 is considered a "compact" – often described as a "bridge" or "superzoom"...

  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 leads second wave of new cameras in time for ski season
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    Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 leads second wave of new cameras in time for ski season

    By 31 January 2012

    Panasonic has updated a number of its compact cameras for 2012. There are plenty of new models, and include the Panasonic FX80, LS6, FT20 and the company's tough camera - the DMC-FT4. Leading the pack, however, are the Lumix TZ30 and Lumix TZ25... The...

  • Fujifilm X-S1 pictures and hands-on
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    Fujifilm X-S1 pictures and hands-on

    By 17 January 2012

    Compacts with huge zoom ranges have been entering the market left right and centre in recent years due to higher demand. The Fujifilm X-S1 may appear to be much the same as its competitors, but it’s got some high-end features that put other superzooms...

  • Panasonic Lumix 3D1 announced, we go hands-on
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    Panasonic Lumix 3D1 announced, we go hands-on

    By 7 November 2011

    Panasonic has announced the launch of their first dedicated 3D compact camera. The DMC-3D1 will offer a two lens arrangement and arrives claiming to be the "world's smallest". Of course, it only really faces the Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 by way of competition. ...

  • Pentax Q  review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Pentax Q review

    By 4 October 2011

    Pentax’s Q certainly puts the "compact" into Compact System Camera. But it this mini interchangeable lens system a worthy purchase? The Pentax Q enters the photographic market at a time of change. Most manufacturers now have a mirrorless interchangeable...

  • Canon PowerShot S100 arrives - compact with full manual controls
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    Canon PowerShot S100 arrives - compact with full manual controls

    By 15 September 2011

    Canon continues its unveiling of potent compact cameras with the PowerShot S100. The new top of the line snapper from Canon is about as powerful as it gets before you hit DSLRville. It features a proper 12.1-megapixel CMOS sensor, the same Digic 5 processor...

  • Canon zooms in with PowerShot SX40 HS launch
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    Canon zooms in with PowerShot SX40 HS launch

    By 15 September 2011

    Canon has unveiled the PowerShot SX40 HS, blurring the lines between DSLR and compact cameras. The shooter features the Digic 5 imaging processor found in Canon's other compact models as well as a back-illuminated 12.1 megapixel CMOS sensor.  Digic 5...

  • Canon Ixus 1100 HS pictures and hands-on
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    Canon Ixus 1100 HS pictures and hands-on

    By 7 September 2011

    The Canon Ixus 1100 HS is the latest evolution of Canon’s touchscreen compact camera. It comes along offering a 12-megapixel backlit CMOS sensor, their DIGIC 4 processor and 12x (28-336mm in 35mm terms) zoom lens. All this is packed into a body that...

  • Samsung WB750 takes you 'further and faster' with 18x optical zoom
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    Samsung WB750 takes you 'further and faster' with 18x optical zoom

    By 1 September 2011

    The Samsung WB750 has been launched at IFA; bringing plenty of zoom, Samsung's special CMOS sensor and what looks to be a pretty nifty burst function. Straight into the specs, and the camera carries a 12.5-megapixel BSI (Back Side Illuminated) CMOS sensor,...

  • Olympus E-PL3  review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Olympus E-PL3 review

    By 29 August 2011

    Priced just a pound dearer than Panasonic’s rival Micro Four Thirds compact system camera, the Lumix DMC-GF3, and bundled with M.Zuiko Digital 14-42mm F/3.5-5.6 II T lens kit zoom, the Olympus E-PL3 is also being touted as the "Pen Lite". It sits between...

  • 24x the fun with the Panasonic DMC-FZ150
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    24x the fun with the Panasonic DMC-FZ150

    By 26 August 2011

    What a week it's been for camera releases. We've had Sony and Nikon dropping a whole host of new snappers, and now it's Panasonic's turn, with a couple of new models including the superzoom Panasonic DMC-FZ150. The FZ150 is the follow up to last year's...

  • Pentax Q incoming: Pocket-size interchangeable lens camera lands
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    Pentax Q incoming: Pocket-size interchangeable lens camera lands

    By 23 June 2011

    Pentax has announced the Pentax Q - a device it is describing as "the world’s smallest and lightest digital interchangeable-lens camera system". Packing a new Q mount system that has a diameter 6mm shorter than the K mount, the new system eradicates...

  • First Look: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3 review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    First Look: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3 review

    By 13 June 2011

    Panasonic has unveiled its smallest and lightest interchangable lens system camera in the form of the Lumix GF3 and we were invited along for a sneak preview. The brand's existing Micro Four Thirds camera - the GF2 -  was only introduced just over 6...

  • Nikon Coolpix P300  review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Nikon Coolpix P300 review

    By 10 May 2011

    The Nikon Coolpix P300 looks to fill a gap towards the top end of the compact camera market that hasn’t been occupied with a worthy Coolpix model to date. Enter the Nikon Coolpix P300: a small, 12.2-megapixel compact with a 24-100mm F/1.8-4.9 image...

  • Canon PowerShot SX220 HS   review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Canon PowerShot SX220 HS review

    By 20 April 2011

    The Canon PowerShot SX220 HS is a 14x zoom camera, the follow on from the neat PowerShot SX210 IS of last year. The travel zoom category is more competitive than ever, with all the major manufacturers having their take with some great models to choose...

  • Nikon Coolpix S9100   review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Nikon Coolpix S9100 review

    By 17 April 2011

    As the variety and quantity of “travel zoom” compacts grows, kicked off in earnest by Panasonic’s TZ series a couple of years back and now sporting everything from Full HD video and GPS to 3D shooting, it was about time Nikon pimped its Coolpix...

  • Canon IXUS 115 HS   review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Canon IXUS 115 HS review

    By 8 April 2011

    Looking for an uncomplicated snapshot camera that will slide easily into a top pocket to be carried around at all times and whipped out when that random photo opportunity presents itself? Baby brother to the newest (and pricier) IXUS pairing of the 220...

  • Canon IXUS 310 HS   review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Canon IXUS 310 HS review

    By 30 March 2011

    Going for a decade now, the Canon IXUS family of credit card sized digital compacts has become synonymous with blending substance with a heavy dose of style. They don’t quite offer the same extent of manual control as the compacts towards the top end...

  • Fujifilm FinePix X100   review
    Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    Fujifilm FinePix X100 review

    By 28 March 2011

    The Fujifilm FinePix X100 is no ordinary compact. Made for the high-end market, this retro-looking, magnesium alloy beast is built around a large 12.3-megapixel APS-C sized sensor and fixed 23mm F/2.0 lens (that’s 35mm in equivalent terms). There’s...

  • Canon EOS 1100D   review
    Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    Canon EOS 1100D review

    By 16 March 2011

    The Canon EOS 1100D follows on from the previous 1000D model. It’s been quite a few years in the making, so has Canon truly delivered with this latest model and does the budget DSLR market have a new king? The Canon EOS 1100D, or Rebel T3 as our neighbours...

  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT3   review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT3 review

    By 15 March 2011

    How many of us who take photographs on a regular basis can deny that, at one point or another, our camera hasn’t inadvertently taken a tumble from our grasp or camera bag? To avoid that heart-in-mouth moment, and for added peace of mind, there’s the...