Compact cameras archive

  • The Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular - Day 12: Win a Panasonic Lumix GF3
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    The Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular - Day 12: Win a Panasonic Lumix GF3

    By 17 December 2011

    Pocket-lint has teamed up with Heathrow to bring you the chance of winning a Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3 camera as part of our Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular. Heathrow has Christmas shopping for gadget lovers all wrapped up with a huge range of top technology...

  • The Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular - Day 10: Win an Olympus PEN E-PL3
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    The Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular - Day 10: Win an Olympus PEN E-PL3

    By 15 December 2011

    Pocket-lint has teamed up with Olympus to bring you the chance of winning an Olympus PEN Lite two lens kit as part of our Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular. The new Olympus PEN Lite benefits from a tiltable 3-inch LCD screen that makes it easy to capture stand-out...

  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90  review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90 review

    By 12 December 2011

    The Panasonic FX90 packs in many up-to-date features: there’s a 3-inch touchscreen and 24-120mm zoom lens to control all the action, met with Wi-Fi technology and 1080i HD movie capture. Its feature set sounds impressive, but can the kind of touchscreen...

  • Credit Crunch Christmas: Fujifilm FinePix Z900EXR
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    Credit Crunch Christmas: Fujifilm FinePix Z900EXR

    By 12 December 2011

    A camera is always a welcome gift, however the decent ones do tend to be a little on the pricey side which is where the Pocket-lint Credit Crunch Christmas comes to the rescue. We've searched the Internet highways and byways to find you, not only one...

  • The Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular - Day 7: Win an Olympus XZ-1
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    The Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular - Day 7: Win an Olympus XZ-1

    By 12 December 2011

    Pocket-lint has teamed up with Olympus to bring you the chance of winning an Olympus XZ-1 compact camera as part of our Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular. A baby’s first Christmas, children excitedly tearing at wrapping paper, and grandpa dancing to festive...

  • Fujifilm FinePix F600EXR  review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Fujifilm FinePix F600EXR review

    By 6 December 2011

    The Fujifilm FinePix F600EXR hasn’t taken long to surface. It was only the middle of 2011 when we first got our mitts on Fujifilm’s F550EXR - a camera so similar to the latest F600EXR, that it’s hard to tell the two apart. Does the latest model...

  • Casio Exilim EX-ZR100 review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Casio Exilim EX-ZR100 review

    By 1 December 2011

    A good zoom on a travel camera is a great idea, youll get closer to the action, and with cameras like this Exilim, you'll still be able to fit it in your pocket. And, although the original asking price was a hellish £299, we found the Exilim EX-ZR100...

  • Olympus VR-310 review
    Cameras 3 out of 5

    Olympus VR-310 review

    By 30 November 2011

    Looking for a knockabout pocket camera with larger than average zoom that won’t cost the earth? The metallic silver VR-310 we had in for review – with black, red, or purple also available - is both attractive in an unassuming way, bit also an all-too...

  • Nikon Coolpix S1200pj review
    Cameras 3 out of 5

    Nikon Coolpix S1200pj review

    By 29 November 2011

    At one time - say the mid 1970s to mid 1980s - projecting our photographs or Super 8 films was the chief way to share holiday exploits and pictorial adventures with friends and family. In the digital age, when most of our snapshots are dumped on a hard...

  • Nikon Coolpix S8200  review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Nikon Coolpix S8200 review

    By 25 November 2011

    Nikon’s Coolpix S8200 is small and compact, yet packs a punch with its 14x optical zoom lens. Able to deliver a 25mm wide-angle through to 350mm telephoto there’s plenty of scope to capture groups of people, landscapes, or zoom right in to pick out...

  • Fujifilm X-S1 bridge camera hitting UK February 2012
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    Fujifilm X-S1 bridge camera hitting UK February 2012

    By 24 November 2011

    Fujifilm has introduced a third model into its X-series of cameras. The Fujifilm X-S1 is a bridge camera that features a Fujinon 26x optical zoom lens and the same EXR sensor technology as the brand's X10 compact. The fixed lens itself offers a range...

  • Samsung MV800 review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Samsung MV800 review

    By 22 November 2011

    The MV800 updates Samsung’s dual screen PL and ST-series compact cameras. However, the MV, which stands for “Multi View”, opts for a single screen that’s now mounted on a flip bracket for forward-facing self-portrait framing. The question is,...

  • Retro Polaroid Z340: Instant prints with modern spec
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    Retro Polaroid Z340: Instant prints with modern spec

    By 14 November 2011

    The Polaroid Z340 has just been announced, bringing a little bit of on-the-go printing into your life, as well as the convenience of the digital format. The camera will come sporting some classic Polaroid styling, which we imagine is aimed at appealing...

  • 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. ...

  • Canon PowerShot S100  review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Canon PowerShot S100 review

    By 2 November 2011

    The Canon S100 is a compact camera that’s all about providing the utmost user control and top-notch pictures. It’s the highest-end Canon compact on the market (excluding the G12), though it does carry an equally high-end £429 price point. For the...

  • Olympus TCON-17X boosts your XZ-1, we go hands-on
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    Olympus TCON-17X boosts your XZ-1, we go hands-on

    By 31 October 2011

    The Olympus XZ-1 is one of our favourite high-end compact cameras, packing a lot into its pocketable casing. When the Tele Converter TCON-17X arrived on our doorstep, we thought it only fair to put it through its paces and see what it offers. First up,...

  • Olympus VR-320 review
    Cameras 3 out of 5

    Olympus VR-320 review

    By 27 October 2011

    The Olympus VR-320, which falls into the ‘compact super zoom’ or travel zoom category, is the bigger brother to the VR-310. Fielding a 12.5x optical zoom that is a match for the similarly-featured Casio EX-ZR100 at twice the price and bettering its...

  • Lytro camera pictures and hands-on
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    Lytro camera pictures and hands-on

    By 22 October 2011

    What if we told you there was going to be a new camera on the market in the next couple of months that would allow you to focus your shots after you’ve taken them? The camera in question doesn’t look like a regular camera; it isn’t from a camera...

  • Lytro camera up for pre-order, coming 2012
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    Lytro camera up for pre-order, coming 2012

    By 19 October 2011

    Lytro, the company that is promising to change the way we take photos by allowing you to alter the focus point after you’ve pressed the shutter button, has announced that its new flagship camera has gone on pre-order sale. The pocket-sized camera, which,...

  • Nikon Coolpix P7100  review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Nikon Coolpix P7100 review

    By 17 October 2011

    Nikon’s P7100 is built with the high-end user in mind. This 10.1-megapixel, 7.1x optical zoom compact is one of a handful to come equipped with an optical viewfinder - although with a 80 percent field of view it does have its limitations - and the body...

  • Samsung WB700   review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Samsung WB700 review

    By 27 September 2011

    The "travel zoom" market - meaning pocket compacts with extended lens reaches beyond, let's now say, 8x or more - has really taken off in recent years, with Panasonic's all-conquering Lumix TZ series, and recent TZ20 iteration, leading the pack. However...

  • I Am Coming: Nikon teases new camera
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    I Am Coming: Nikon teases new camera

    By 20 September 2011

    At 6pm on Wednesday 21 September 2011 Nikon will launch a new camera. What that camera will actually be is yet to be detailed, as Nikon hasn't mentioned that vital bit of information on the teaser site it has created for the announcement. Of course that’s...

  • Canon promises "historic" Hollywood 3 November product launch
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    Canon promises "historic" Hollywood 3 November product launch

    By 16 September 2011

    Canon is about to launch a new device on the 3 November in Hollywood, according to an invite going out to press in the States. Titled "The Story begins", the cryptic invite only adds that "Canon is making a historic global announcement". A series of lights...

  • 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...

  • Ricoh announces super-fast GR Digital IV compact
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    Ricoh announces super-fast GR Digital IV compact

    By 15 September 2011

    Ricoh cameras have always floated between the super styled looks of a Leica and the hardened black plastic world of Canon's compact range.  They are well priced performers with the companies' GR Digital III being known for its shooting capabilities....