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Nikon Coolpix AW100
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Nikon Coolpix AW100

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With compact cameras slimming down, folding optics becoming more sophisticated and prices dropping, more and more waterproof models are appearing. Nikon's first waterproof Coolpix is the AW100. But facing tough competition from stalwarts Olympus and Panasonic,... >>

Pentax K-30: 16-megapixel weather-proofed mid-level DSLR

Pentax K-30: 16-megapixel weather-proofed mid-level DSLR

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Pentax is expanding its line-up of DSLR cameras, with the introduction of the mid-level Pentax K-30. The Pentax K-30 will offer photographers a compact and lightweight DSLR with the benefit of weather proofing, as seen on the existing K-5 and K-7 models.... >>

Leica X2 APS-C compact camera promises high performance at a price

Leica X2 APS-C compact camera promises high performance at a price

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The Leica X2 supplants 2009's X1 as the German company's premium APS-C compact camera. It offers a fixed 24mm (36mm in 35mm terms) Leica Elmarit f/2.8 lens. The body, which is pretty large at 124 x 69 x 51.5mm, reflects classic Leica design lines, and... >>

Sony Alpha SLT-A57 offers 12fps shooting, available April

Sony Alpha SLT-A57 offers 12fps shooting, available April

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The Sony Alpha SLT-A57 is the latest single-lens translucent camera to join the company's line of DSLR models. It replaces the A55, picking up some of the features of the A77 and A65 models above it.  Sitting at the core of the system is the 16.1-megapixel... >>

Sony Cyber-shot TX20 pictures and hands-on

Sony Cyber-shot TX20 pictures and hands-on

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The Sony Cyber-shot TX20 isn't a regular tough camera. Eschewing the typical bulky and rubberised finish, the TX20 is slim and suave, but still offers waterproofing to 5 metres.  It is also dust, freeze and shockproof, although we'd be less happy dropping... >>

Sony Cyber-shot W690 pictures and hands-on

Sony Cyber-shot W690 pictures and hands-on

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The Sony Cyber-shot W690 is a new model for 2012, but based on older technology. While much of the range uses a new 18-megapixel Exmor R CMOS sensor, the W690 comes with an older 16-megapixel CCD sensor. Although we don't have a price for the new model,... >>

Sony Cyber-shot HX20V pictures and hands-on

Sony Cyber-shot HX20V pictures and hands-on

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Sony has pulled the covers off its new line of Cyber-shot cameras and we were on hand to have a play with them. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V is its top travel zoom camera. It features 20x zoom in that body, which is small enough to just about slip into... >>

Olympus OM-D (E-M5) pictures and hands-on

Olympus OM-D (E-M5) pictures and hands-on

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After weeks of rumours Olympus has confirmed the launch of a new Micro Four Thirds camera: the Olympus OM-D. And as you've come to expect, Pocket-lint has already had a play with the new model, letting us bring you some of the details first hand. The... >>

Pentax Optio WG2-GPS: The adventure proof camera

Pentax Optio WG2-GPS: The adventure proof camera

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Pentax has announced a brace of new tough cameras, the Pentax Optio WG2 and the Optio WG2-GPS, which pack in a host of features for those that like to abuse their pocket camera. Not only does the WG2 look like it has been designed for Batman, but it is... >>

Pentax K-01 pictures and hands-on

Pentax K-01 pictures and hands-on

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Pentax fans rejoice! You now have a compact system camera in your armoury. Actually, you can strike the "compact" part straight away, because this mirrorless camera, designed by Marc Newson, is anything but compact. When asked why there was no inclusion... >>