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A week in reviews: May 20 - 24

A week in reviews: May 20 - 24

By 25 May 2013

This week in reviews, we took a look at a camera that aims to rival the GoPro, both in terms of features but also in terms of pricing. The Veho Muvi comes with a remote and a waterproof housing that can keep it safe in some very deep water. In short,... >>

Nikon Coolpix P520 review
4 out of 5

Nikon Coolpix P520 review

By 24 May 2013

Superzoom cameras tend to be pricey bits of kit these days. Not so for the Nikon Coolpix P520 - this Coolpix sure doesn't hold back on the zoom, yet cuts back on the price compared to many of its competitors. We were already fond of the previous Coolpix,... >>

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS review
4.5 out of 5

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS review

By 9 May 2013

In the search for all-in-one compact camera perfection the Canon's thrown its latest tech into the ring: the PowerShot SX280 HS is the first Canon model to introduce the Digic 6 processing engine. But by resting on the same 20x optical zoom and 12.1-megapixel... >>

Sony Cyber-shot HX50 pictures and hands-on

Sony Cyber-shot HX50 pictures and hands-on

By 24 April 2013

The travel zoom keeps on giving and Sony wants to be the company to give - well, sell - the most: the introduction of the Sony Cyber-shot HX50 will see the Japanese giant be able to boast that it makes the smallest and lightest 30x compact in the world.... >>

Sony Cyber-shot HX50: World's smallest 30x optical zoom camera unveiled

Sony Cyber-shot HX50: World's smallest 30x optical zoom camera unveiled

By 24 April 2013

Sony continues to expand its higher-end Cyber-shot range with the introduction of the HX50: the world's smallest and lightest compact camera to feature a 30x zoom lens. It's not ultra-slim with that lens, but considering such a lens would be found in... >>

Samsung NX300 review
4.5 out of 5

Samsung NX300 review

By 18 April 2013

It's got the same sized sensor, the same resolution, and bears more than a passing similarity to its predecessors. So what's so great about the NX300? Plenty. The sensor is new for starters. The resolution's stuck at 20.3 megapixels (producing 5472 x... >>

Pentax GR: APS-C sensor, fixed-lens compact camera with £599 price tag makes us want to go 'grrr'

Pentax GR: APS-C sensor, fixed-lens compact camera with £599 price tag makes us want to go 'grrr'

By 17 April 2013

It seems large-sensor compacts are the latest trend and Ricoh Pentax has got in on the action with the announcement of the Pentax GR. Based around the Ricoh GR-series - the same company which acquired all Pentax Imaging Corp shares back in 2011 - this... >>

Jessops online: Is it actually competitive?

Jessops online: Is it actually competitive?

By 29 March 2013

Jessops has just reopened, brought back to life by Dragons' Den star Peter Jones. There will be 30 stores opening up across the country, in a phased opening, starting with big shopping areas like London and Birmingham, along with the new website, just... >>

Fujifilm FinePix XP200 is an extra tough, Wi-Fi connected camera

Fujifilm FinePix XP200 is an extra tough, Wi-Fi connected camera

By 22 March 2013

Fujifilm is bringing Wi-Fi to the tough camera party again with the Fujifilm FinePix XP200. It's the second in the XP line to feature Wi-Fi, meaning you can wirelessly transfer your photos to a PC, smartphone or tablet to share your action photos instantly.... >>

Fujifilm FinePix S8400W adds Wi-Fi to your 44x superzoom camera

Fujifilm FinePix S8400W adds Wi-Fi to your 44x superzoom camera

By 22 March 2013

Fujifilm has announced a new model in its line of superzoom cameras. The Fujifilm FinePix S8400W adds Wi-Fi connectivity to the camera, which offers a 44x optical zoom lens. The name might sound familiar, because Fujifilm announced the S8400 - along with... >>