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Samsung NX300
4.5 out of 5

Samsung NX300

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... >>

Olympus launches VH-520, hi-tech on a budget

Olympus launches VH-520, hi-tech on a budget

By 21 March 2013

Olympus has announced the VH-520, hoping to bring clever low-light tech and image processing to a budget camera. At £129.99, the VH-520 includes iHS technologies that let you snap colourful low-noise pictures in any lighting condition. The camera also... >>

Nikon Coolpix A: The first sample images

Nikon Coolpix A: The first sample images

By 18 March 2013

When Nikon unveiled its Coolpix A it was something of a surprise. A surprise that the Japanese camera company had gone and made a compact with an APS-C size sensor - or "Nikon DX format" as the company calls it - at its core. But it was as much a surprise... >>

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40
4.5 out of 5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40

By 13 March 2013

The Panasonic Lumix TZ40 - or Lumix ZS30 as it's known to our friends across the Atlantic - is one of those enabling cameras. It's got a 20x optical zoom with optical image stabilisation squeezed into a small and pocketable design which means wide-angle... >>

Panasonic Lumix TZ40: The first sample images

Panasonic Lumix TZ40: The first sample images

By 11 March 2013

We've been toying with the Panasonic Lumix TZ40 compact camera - better known as the Lumix ZS30 Stateside - for a couple of weeks now and have found it to be a lot of fun. With its versatile 20x optical zoom lens able to deliver a 24-480mm equivalent... >>

Nikon Coolpix A pictures and hands-on

Nikon Coolpix A pictures and hands-on

By 7 March 2013

Nikon's Coolpix range of compact cameras has grown in strength over the last few years, and now it just got serious: the Nikon Coolpix A represents the first APS-C compact camera from the Japanese manufacturer. The camera even has "made in Japan" emblazoned... >>


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