Compact cameras archive

  • Kodak EasyShare Touch M5370 brings HD video to the Facebook party
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    Kodak EasyShare Touch M5370 brings HD video to the Facebook party

    By 14 September 2011

    Hallelujah, spread the word - after months or rumour and speculation the device that we've all been waiting for is finally official. That's right - the Kodak EasyShare Touch M5370 is here! Okay, so we may have hyped that intro up a bit. And we doubt that...

  • Pentax Optio RZ18 zooms into the compact party
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    Pentax Optio RZ18 zooms into the compact party

    By 13 September 2011

    Pentax has taken on the likes of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10 with its latest ultra-zoom compact camera; the Pentax Optio RZ18. Boasting an effective megapixel count of 16 and a 18x optical zoom, the body may be compact but the hardware is anything but....

  • Pentax Q teeny-tiny hybrid camera finger tips-on
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    Pentax Q teeny-tiny hybrid camera finger tips-on

    By 8 September 2011

    The world has been slightly stunned since Pentax announced the world’s smallest and lightest interchangeable lens camera back in June but Pocket-lint found out the true meaning of the word when we saw it in the flesh while doing our best not to crush...

  • 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...

  • Canon PowerShot SX150 IS pictures and hands-on
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    Canon PowerShot SX150 IS pictures and hands-on

    By 7 September 2011

    Canon’s PowerShot range offers up some surprising models, from the S95 and G12 at the top end, down to larger, more affordable models at the bottom. In the "travel zoom” section you’ll find the great SX220 HS and a cheaper alternative, the SX150...

  • Samsung MV800 pictures and hands-on
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    Samsung MV800 pictures and hands-on

    By 4 September 2011

    Samsung hasn’t been scared to try different things with their compact camera range, and having rolled out a number of models with forward-facing screens, this is a slightly different proposition.  The MV800 (standing for MultiView) offers a hinged...

  • 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,...

  • Samsung MultiView MV800 camera flips out
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    Samsung MultiView MV800 camera flips out

    By 1 September 2011

    Samsung is calling its new MultiView MV800 camera innovative, and this may well be the case, however it's also a little bonkers as it offers up a 180-degree flip-style, MultiView Touch display. Well bonkers may be being harsh, but fun is certainly the...

  • Nikon Coolpix S100 hands-on
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    Nikon Coolpix S100 hands-on

    By 30 August 2011

    If you’re looking for slim and sophisticated then the Coolpix S100 is the most compact camera from Nikon's new line-up. Coming with a couple of eye-catching features in 3D and touchscreen control, it is destined for the pockets of party people. Measuring...

  • Nikon Coolpix S8200 pictures and hands-on
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    Nikon Coolpix S8200 pictures and hands-on

    By 26 August 2011

    The travel zoom category has thrown up some of our favourite cameras of late, putting a larger zoom into a still compact body is proving a popular choice, judging by the number we see in the hands of tourists. The Coolpix S8200 gives you a 14x zoom, ensuring...

  • 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...

  • Nikon Coolpix S1200pj pictures and hands-on
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    Nikon Coolpix S1200pj pictures and hands-on

    By 25 August 2011

    The Nikon Coolpix S1200pj is something of an oddball, as the "pj" indicates that it includes a projector. As Nikon’s third edition of its projector camera, it brings with it some changes for the better. The previous Nikon pj cams have been reasonable,...

  • Nikon Coolpix P7100 pictures and hands-on
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    Nikon Coolpix P7100 pictures and hands-on

    By 25 August 2011

    Competing for the crown in high-end compacts is the Nikon Coolpix P7100, which replaces 2010’s Coolpix P7000. It puts itself up against the likes of the Canon PowerShot G12, hoping to appeal to those who want full control from their compact, perhaps...

  • Nikon Coolpix AW100 pictures and hands-on
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    Nikon Coolpix AW100 pictures and hands-on

    By 24 August 2011

    Offering adventurers protection from shock, water and freezing conditions, the new AW100 from Nikon is its first foray into the rugged camera category. Rather than pulling punches and putting out a cheap waterproof camera, Nikon have shot for the top...

  • Nikon S range headed up by the 3D shooting Coolpix S100
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    Nikon S range headed up by the 3D shooting Coolpix S100

    By 24 August 2011

    Had enough Nikon Coolpix action for one day, or can you handle one more blast? Well, we say one more blast, we actually mean three. But after this we're done, we promise. Saving the best until last (well, the worst actually, but there's still some excitement...

  • Nikon frenzy continues with new Coolpix S8200 and S6200 superzooms
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    Nikon frenzy continues with new Coolpix S8200 and S6200 superzooms

    By 24 August 2011

    Nikon's camera release frenzy continues with the announcement of two new superzooms; the Coolpix S8200 and S6200. Coming in a variety of colours, each compact camera offers 16-megapixels of snap happy fun, with the step-up model (S8200) offering a CMOS...

  • Nikon Coolpix AW100 rugged camera breaks cover
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    Nikon Coolpix AW100 rugged camera breaks cover

    By 24 August 2011

    Nikon is to launch a new rugged camera to take on the Olympus Tough compact camera models and Panasonic FT3 on Wednesday 24 August - all according to a leaked press release.  The news, which hasn’t yet been made official by Nikon, has slipped out...

  • Nikon Coolpix P7100 flips out for LCD
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    Nikon Coolpix P7100 flips out for LCD

    By 24 August 2011

    Nikon's Coolpix P7000 had a bash at Canon's G-Series crown, and now it seems the Japanese giant is back for a second bite of the cherry with the official launch of the Nikon Coolpix P7100. At first glance the P7100 looks just like its older brother, but...

  • Canon IXUS HS low-noise, high-zoom compacts come to light
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    Canon IXUS HS low-noise, high-zoom compacts come to light

    By 23 August 2011

    Oh yes, it's a busy day for Canon with the company launching a myriad of quality compacts. First came the Canon PowerShot SX150 IS, and now we see two in the Canon IXUS range coming to the fore, with a focus on low-noise imaging. The two in question are...

  • Compact superzooming with the Canon PowerShot SX150 IS
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    Compact superzooming with the Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

    By 23 August 2011

    Hot on the heels of the Fujifilm FinePix F600EX, and serving as a followup to last year's SX130 IS, Canon has officially revealed the Canon PowerShot SX150 IS - the latest pocket superzoom looking to tap into what's becoming an increasingly competitive...

  • Pentax Optio RS1500   review
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    Pentax Optio RS1500 review

    By 22 August 2011

    Setting yourself apart for the mass of compact cameras on the market can be something of a challenge. The Pentax Optio RS1500 looks to solve this problem with the option for customising the faceplate to make it unique. But does this compact point and...

  • Canon PowerShot A800   review
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    Canon PowerShot A800 review

    By 17 August 2011

    At one time all digital cameras were made this way. Fashioned obviously from plastic with a blue-grey hue and power coming courtesy of two bog standard AA batteries, they were viewed as PC peripherals rather than the lifestyle accessories of today. Upon...

  • 7 days living with.....a budget tough compact camera
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    7 days living with.....a budget tough compact camera

    By 15 August 2011

    Not a week goes by on Pocket-lint where we don't report on some sort of tough gadget that claims to be waterproof, dustproof, shockproof, nuclear-war proof and so on. So I thought I'd take one of these, so-called, tough gadgets for a spin 7 days style....

  • Fujifilm FinePix JX370 offers big compact specs for under £90
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    Fujifilm FinePix JX370 offers big compact specs for under £90

    By 11 August 2011

    As well as announcing the high-end compact F600EXR, Fujifilm has also found time to launch a new snapper into the lower echelons of the compact camera market with the FinePix JX370. Breaking the £90 barrier by a solitary pound, the JCX370 may not be...

  • Fujifilm FinePix F600EXR adds an AR twist
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    Fujifilm FinePix F600EXR adds an AR twist

    By 11 August 2011

    Fujifilm has announced the FinePix F600EX, a high-end mid-zoom compact that is the follow up to the F550EX - a Pocket-lint "Hot Product". The key new feature on this camera, which will go up against similar super compacts such as the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20...