Compact cameras archive

  • Olympus SH-50 promises to beat blur with five-axis image stabilisation
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    Olympus SH-50 promises to beat blur with five-axis image stabilisation

    By 8 January 2013

    Olympus has announced its latest flagship zoom compact, the Olympus SH-50, at CES 2013 in Las Vegas. Claiming a world’s first, the SH-50 features five-axis image stabilisation, and gives you a 24x optical zoom lens - meaning you’ll be able to grab...

  • Tough update: Olympus Tough TG-2, TG-830, TG-630 announced
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    Tough update: Olympus Tough TG-2, TG-830, TG-630 announced

    By 8 January 2013

    Olympus has updated its line-up of Tough cameras at CES 2013 in Las Vegas, with the announcement of the flagship Olympus TG-2. The Olympus TG-2 Tough compact camera features a 12-megapixel backside illuminated CMOS sensor and a 4x optical zoom lens, 25-100mm...

  • Samsung Smart Cameras updated, Wi-Fi compact cameras in all shapes and sizes
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    Samsung Smart Cameras updated, Wi-Fi compact cameras in all shapes and sizes

    By 8 January 2013

    Samsung has updated its portfolio of Smart Cameras, announcing a number of new connected compact cameras at CES 2013 in Las Vegas. The original Samsung Smart Camera was launched in 2012, but has now evolved into Smart Camera 2.0. Essentially, this means...

  • Canon compact updates: IXUS 140 offers style, new PowerShots are affordable for all
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    Canon compact updates: IXUS 140 offers style, new PowerShots are affordable for all

    By 7 January 2013

    Canon has announced a number of compact camera updates, bringing a refreshed IXUS model, the IXUS 140, and new affordable PowerShots. The IXUS 140 offers a 8x optical zoom lens with a 28mm wide-angle, running to 224mm at the far end (in 35mm terms). The...

  • Pentax MX-1 high-end compact offer high-end features, retro styling
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    Pentax MX-1 high-end compact offer high-end features, retro styling

    By 7 January 2013

    Pentax has announced the Pentax MX-1 high-end compact, offering plenty of features for those who like a little more control over their photography. The Pentax MX-1 has a 4x optical zoom lens (28-112mm in 35mm terms) with a maximum aperture of f/1.8. That's...

  • Canon PowerShot N offers tilting screen, any-way-up photography
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    Canon PowerShot N offers tilting screen, any-way-up photography

    By 7 January 2013

    The Canon PowerShot N is a new compact camera from the Japanese company that promises to give you a unique perspective on your photos, with a tilting touchscreen and lens control rings.  Although touted as distinct and unlike any other camera out there,...

  • The Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular - Day 12: A Sony Cyber-shot RX100 digital camera
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    The Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular - Day 12: A Sony Cyber-shot RX100 digital camera

    By 17 December 2012

    Day 12 of the Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular brings you the chance to win a Sony Cyber-shot RX100 digital camera, so you can go snap happy over Christmas. Sleekly crafted in aluminium for strength and lightness, with luxurious looks, the RX100 inherits...

  • The Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular - Day 10: Win an Olympus XZ-2
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    The Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular - Day 10: Win an Olympus XZ-2

    By 15 December 2012

    Day 12 of the Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular brings you the chance to win an Olympus XZ-2 digital camera. The new Olympus Stylus XZ-2 takes the high-end compact category to a new level. Building on the amazing attributes of the award-winning XZ-1, the £479 XZ-2...

  • The Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular - Day 1: Win a Nikon Coolpix P7700
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    The Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular - Day 1: Win a Nikon Coolpix P7700

    By 6 December 2012

    Pocket-lint has teamed up with Nikon to bring you the chance of winning a Nikon Coolpix P7700 on the first day of the Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular! The bright 7.1x Nikkor zoom lens with fast f/2.0-4.0 aperture enables vivid images in low light and beautiful...

  • Product of the Year: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees
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    Product of the Year: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

    By 21 November 2012

    This is the big one, the award that everyone wants to win. Product of the Year might be a gadget that walks off as a winner in another category, or it could be an outstanding device not recognised in the other areas. Whichever it is, the Product of the...

  • Best compact cameras available today
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    Best compact cameras available today

    By 20 November 2012

    Compact cameras are multiplying like Mogwai in water. Look away, turn back and suddenly there's hundreds you've never clapped eyes on before. So, what do you do in the face of this ever-encroaching apertured army? It's not a trick question. You've already...

  • Best Camera 2012: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards contenders
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    Best Camera 2012: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards contenders

    By 1 November 2012

    Cameras are an incredibly exciting area of technology right now. Snappers both large and small have been pushing the boundaries since the first sniff that the mobile phone might be encroaching upon their niche and, boy, have they come back fighting. So,...

  • Samsung EX2F review
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    Samsung EX2F review

    By 24 September 2012

    It’s all go in the high-end compact camera market, and Samsung’s EX2F lays out a potential secret weapon that no similar competitor can offer: Wi-Fi. But does this connected compact connect in the all-important performance and image quality departments...

  • Leica D-Lux 6 offers high-end compact camera skills
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    Leica D-Lux 6 offers high-end compact camera skills

    By 17 September 2012

    Leica has announced a new compact camera, the Leica D-Lux 6. Continuing the partnership with Panasonic, the Leica D-Lux 6 is the German company's rebadged Lumix LX7. Rebadging might sound like a bad thing, but when the Lumix LX7 is a cracking high-end...

  • Leica V-Lux 4: 24x zoom for the discerning traveller
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    Leica V-Lux 4: 24x zoom for the discerning traveller

    By 17 September 2012

    Leica has announced a new superzoom camera, offering a 24x lens. Continuing the tradition of remodelling Panasonic Lumix cameras, the Leica V-Lux 4 is the iconic brand's version of the Lumix FZ200. The camera was announced at Photokina 2012. The Leica...

  • Canon PowerShot S110 pictures and hands-on
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    Canon PowerShot S110 pictures and hands-on

    By 17 September 2012

    The Canon PowerShot S110 has replaced the S100 model - a new king at the top of the high-spec, slender Canon compact camera tree. Pocket-lint had the chance to play around with a white-finish model after Canon's press conference at the Photokina camera...

  • Canon PowerShot SX50 HS pictures and hands-on
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    Canon PowerShot SX50 HS pictures and hands-on

    By 17 September 2012

    Superzooms are all the rage at the moment, so when Canon lifted the lid on the world's first 50x optical zoom all-in-one bridge camera, we have to admit we thought it sounded like it was over-reaching. With a massive 24-1200mm equivalent zoom, is the...

  • Canon PowerShot SX50 HS brings 50x zoom to the party
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    Canon PowerShot SX50 HS brings 50x zoom to the party

    By 17 September 2012

    Canon has announced the PowerShot SX50, which brings a staggering 50x optcal zoom lens, taking you right up to the action. The new ultrazoom camera was announced today at Photokina 2012. The lens claims to be class-leading in construction, but importantly...

  • Canon PowerShot S110 adds Wi-Fi to your high-spec compact
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    Canon PowerShot S110 adds Wi-Fi to your high-spec compact

    By 17 September 2012

    Canon is looking to make it easier to share your images by adding Wi-Fi into its latest S series camera, the Canon PowerShot S110, announced today at Photokina 2012.  We've long been fans of the S series' advanced features and the PowerShot S110 continues...

  • Canon PowerShot G15: G-Series gets a new flagship
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    Canon PowerShot G15: G-Series gets a new flagship

    By 17 September 2012

    Canon has announced an update to the Canon PowerShot G12, called the PowerShot G15, at this year's Photokina camera trade show in Germany. The new camera will feature the "brightest lens in a PowerShot G-series model" to date, says Canon, with a new f/1.8-2.8,...

  • Fujifilm XF1: A pocketable retro camera
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    Fujifilm XF1: A pocketable retro camera

    By 17 September 2012

    The Fujifilm XF1: that's the name of the new retro-styled compact, just announced by Fujifilm ahead of the start of Photokina, Europe's largest camera trade show, being held in Germany this week. The new camera is the latest addition to Fujifilm’s X-series...

  • Canon PowerShot G15 leaks, high-end compact enthusiasts rejoice
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    Canon PowerShot G15 leaks, high-end compact enthusiasts rejoice

    By 14 September 2012

    Canon is preparing to launch the follow-up to the PowerShot G12, the Canon PowerShot G15, if a leaked image is to be believed. It certainly looks believable and with Canon's high-end compact ominously having been missing from the update cycle, the timing...

  • Sony Cyber-shot RX1 full-frame compact camera official
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    Sony Cyber-shot RX1 full-frame compact camera official

    By 12 September 2012

    The rumours were true: Sony has officially unveiled its first full-frame compact camera, the Cyber-shot RX1. And boy does it look like a wonderful slice of photographic pie to us. The full-frame 24.3-megapixel sensor is paired with Sony's latest Bionz...

  • Samsung Galaxy Camera pictures and hands-on
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    Samsung Galaxy Camera pictures and hands-on

    By 29 August 2012

    Taking convergence to a new level, Samsung has announced the Samsung Galaxy Camera. The new Android camera fuses the best of Samsung Galaxy smartphones, with the best of Samsung's cameras. It might seem totally bonkers, but there must be something in...

  • Samsung Galaxy S Camera rumoured, sounds too good to be true
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    Samsung Galaxy S Camera rumoured, sounds too good to be true

    By 27 August 2012

    Samsung could be about to launch an Android-based compact camera, if rumours are to be believed. Known as the Samsung Galaxy S camera, we could see the new device launched at IFA 2012 this week. The information comes from GSMArena, but the source is an...