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Sony Cyber-shot H400 pictures and hands-on

Sony Cyber-shot H400 pictures and hands-on

By 12 February 2014

Looking for a huge zoom? Then look no further. The Sony Cyber-shot H400 has a whopping 63x optical zoom lens that provides a 24.5-1550mm equivalent focal length. But can it deliver as big as its features suggest? Sadly, no. We got to play with the H400... >>

Sony Cyber-shot HX400V pictures and hands-on

Sony Cyber-shot HX400V pictures and hands-on

By 12 February 2014

Everyone loves a superzoom. Sony has updated its HX line with the beefed-up Cyber-shot HX400V model to inject a dash of speed into proceedings. The HX400V is, for the most part, a mirror image of the earlier HX300V camera from last year. The key difference:... >>

Sony Cyber-shot HX60V pictures and hands-on

Sony Cyber-shot HX60V pictures and hands-on

By 12 February 2014

It's that camera time of year and Sony has updated its travel zoom line with the latest Cyber-shot HX60V model. If you're looking for a compact model with significant zoom that can fit into a pocket or small bag then there's lots here to appeal here.... >>

Canon PowerShot SX700 HS pictures and hands-on

Canon PowerShot SX700 HS pictures and hands-on

By 12 February 2014

When it comes to travel zooms - cameras pocketable in size but with a significant zoom lens squeezed into their designs - there are lots of options out there. Canon is no stranger to the market with many successful PowerShot models already under its belt,... >>

Hands-on: Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II review

Hands-on: Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II review

By 12 February 2014

The high-end compact camera market has gone from strength to strength over the last couple of years, and Canon is back with a bang in 2014 with the PowerShot G1 X Mark II. The update to the 2012 original model rights many of the shortcomings that we had... >>

Nikon Coolpix AW120 is the tough camera that will go anywhere

Nikon Coolpix AW120 is the tough camera that will go anywhere

By 7 February 2014

Nikon has announced the Coolpix AW120, a new tough and waterproof camera that's built to withstand a trip to almost anywhere on the planet. The Coolpix AW120 - but of course - is also available in camouflage and in that spirit remains military tough too.... >>

Nikon Coolpix P340 adds Wi-Fi to high-end compact camera line

Nikon Coolpix P340 adds Wi-Fi to high-end compact camera line

By 7 February 2014

It's camera season and Nikon has announced the Coolpix P340, the successor to the admirable P330 model from last year. So what's new? Not a huge amount really. In Nikon's 2013-14 fashion the P340 is all about Wi-Fi, as that's the one distinct feature... >>

Nikon Coolpix S9700 travel zoom packs in 30x lens

Nikon Coolpix S9700 travel zoom packs in 30x lens

By 7 February 2014

Nikon has unveiled the Coolpix S9700, a 30x optical zoom compact camera that updates the S9500 model. The S9700 is a model that offers more, sometimes by offering less: it appears Nikon has called time on the super-high resolution sensor of the S9500,... >>

Win: An Olympus OM-D E-M10 system camera and other Olympus prizes

Win: An Olympus OM-D E-M10 system camera and other Olympus prizes

By 29 January 2014

We've been having a ball of late thanks to an Olympus OM-D Challenge that's running on site. We've been off into the Mojave desert to shoot a model, interview photographer Damian McGillicuddy en route, almost get arrested - that wasn't part of the original... >>

Hands-on: Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 review

Hands-on: Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 review

By 29 January 2014

Olympus is no stranger to the waterproof compact camera, and from what we've seen the Stylus Tough TG-850 not only looks to be its best effort yet, but also comes with a number of firsts. Principal to the TG-850's design is a tilt-angle screen that can... >>