16 megapixels archive

  • Cyber-shot H200 leads the charge for the camera middle ground at CES
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    Cyber-shot H200 leads the charge for the camera middle ground at CES

    By 8 January 2013

    Sony has updated several of its compact digital cameras at the start of CES on Monday, as it continues to try to stay at the forefront of the digital imaging world. At the top of the pile is the DSLR-style Cyber-shot H200 that will cost $249 when it comes...

  • Samsung Galaxy Camera comes with 50GB Dropbox storage
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    Samsung Galaxy Camera comes with 50GB Dropbox storage

    By 30 August 2012

    New Samsung Galaxy Camera owners will automatically get 50GB of Dropbox storage, the company has confirmed - just like Samsung Galaxy S3 owners. The move, which puts every other "traditional" camera to shame on the storage front, means that Samsung Galaxy...

  • Nikon Coolpix S800c: The Android and Wi-Fi compact camera
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    Nikon Coolpix S800c: The Android and Wi-Fi compact camera

    By 22 August 2012

    Nikon has announced the launch of the Nikon Coolpix S800c, a new compact camera powered by the Google Android operating system. With it, users can get apps for their camera in the same way they normally do their phone. The new camera will also come with...

  • Pentax Optio LS465 pictures and hands-on
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    Pentax Optio LS465 pictures and hands-on

    By 6 July 2012

    The Pentax Optio LS465 continues the trend of offering owners the chance to customise their compact camera and Pocket-lint's had a quick hands-on play with the camera ahead of it going in shops in the UK in the next couple of weeks. Priced at £89.99...

  • Nikon Coolpix AW100 review
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    Nikon Coolpix AW100 review

    By 22 May 2012

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

    By 21 May 2012

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

    By 10 May 2012

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

    By 13 March 2012

    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
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    Sony Cyber-shot TX20 pictures and hands-on

    By 1 March 2012

    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
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    Sony Cyber-shot W690 pictures and hands-on

    By 29 February 2012

    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
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    Sony Cyber-shot HX20V pictures and hands-on

    By 29 February 2012

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

    By 8 February 2012

    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
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    Pentax Optio WG2-GPS: The adventure proof camera

    By 7 February 2012

    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
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    Pentax K-01 pictures and hands-on

    By 2 February 2012

    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...

  • Nikon Coolpix P310 pictures and hands-on
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    Nikon Coolpix P310 pictures and hands-on

    By 1 February 2012

    The Nikon Coolpix P310 is an incremental upgrade of the Coolpix P300 launched in 2011. It is a compact that offers more than it's fair share of controls, pitched to photographers who know what they want from their camera. In the hand the compact metal...

  • Nikon Coolpix P310: The affordable f/1.8 compact for photographers
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    Nikon Coolpix P310: The affordable f/1.8 compact for photographers

    By 1 February 2012

    The Nikon Coolpix P310 updates the excellent Coolpix P300 launched in 2011 and offers a relatively high-end, but not expensive, compact with plenty of creative controls for photographers who want a little more out of their pocketable camera. Headlining...

  • Nikon Coolpix P510 boasts 42x optical zoom, becomes nosy parker's new best friend
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    Nikon Coolpix P510 boasts 42x optical zoom, becomes nosy parker's new best friend

    By 1 February 2012

    Are you a nosy parker? Do you like to get in on the action without actually having to hone your melee skills? Nikon believes its latest Coolpix superzoom offering will have you covered. Ahead of a big photography tradeshow in Japan this month, the company...

  • 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...

  • Pentax Optio VS20 comes with a twist
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    Pentax Optio VS20 comes with a twist

    By 25 January 2012

    Pentax has announced a new compact travel zoom camera with a twist. Or rather, it's a camera that likes a twist, as the new Pentax Optio VS20 offers two shutter buttons.  A feature found on top-level professional DSLR cameras, the Pentax Optio VS20 offers...

  • Casio Exilim EX-ZR200 high-speed snapper announced
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    Casio Exilim EX-ZR200 high-speed snapper announced

    By 12 January 2012

    Casio has announced its new flagship compact in the form of the Exilim EX-ZR200 camera, coming with Casio's Rapid Shutter feature which gives it the ability to shoot 30fps at full resolution. Looking at the ZR200's list of features, it's clear that Casio...

  • Olympus Tough TG-320 camera leads new budget charge
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    Olympus Tough TG-320 camera leads new budget charge

    By 10 January 2012

    Olympus has announced a bevy of compact cameras for those on a budget at CES in Las Vegas this week. The new models try to cover all angles from tough to ultra zoom and will all cost under £230 when they launch in the UK in the coming weeks. On the tough...

  • Fujifilm X-Pro 1: APS-C compact system camera, with hybrid viewfinder
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    Fujifilm X-Pro 1: APS-C compact system camera, with hybrid viewfinder

    By 6 January 2012

    Fujifilm are all set to launch their first compact system camera in the form of the Fujifilm X-Pro 1, if leaks in the press are to be believed. The Fujifilm X-Pro 1 offers up a 16-megapixel APS-C sized sensor with the added benefit of Fujifilm's now familiar...

  • Nikon D4 gives pro photographers something to shoot for
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    Nikon D4 gives pro photographers something to shoot for

    By 6 January 2012

    Nikon has announced the Nikon D4, their new flagship professional digital SLR camera. The Nikon D4 betters the D3 and subsequent D3s in many areas, with Nikon setting a firm eye on having this new camera in place for the 2012 London Olympic Games. The...

  • Nikon D4 pictures and hands-on
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    Nikon D4 pictures and hands-on

    By 6 January 2012

    Cradling the Nikon D4 in your hands, it's immediately obvious that this is a beast of a camera. It sits at the top of Nikon's DSLR line-up, offering professionals the best of what Nikon can pour into a camera. But Nikon was keen to stress exactly where...

  • Panasonic Lumix GX1 fuses high-end controls with compact design
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    Panasonic Lumix GX1 fuses high-end controls with compact design

    By 7 November 2011

    The Panasonic Lumix GX1 is a new Micro Four Thirds compact system camera that offers photographers advanced features in a compact body design. The Lumix GX1's closest predecessor is the GF2, but the new camera draws in features from across the Lumix line....