Compact cameras

Latest

Hands-on: Fujifilm FinePix S1 review

Hands-on: Fujifilm FinePix S1 review

By 11 January 2014

The Fujifilm FinePix S1 isn't the first 50x optical zoom camera that we've seen, but it's full of features that suggest it's among the best of those available. Pitched directly against the likes of the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS, we checked out the Fujifilm... >>

Hands-on: Panasonic Lumix TZ55 review

Hands-on: Panasonic Lumix TZ55 review

By 10 January 2014

It seems to be selfie season, as Panasonic steps on board the flip-up screen compact camera express with the Lumix TZ55. We had been allowed to preview the bigger-brother TZ60 model ahead of the Consumer Electronics Show 2014, but have had to wait a little... >>

Sony Cyber-shot W830 and W810 cameras want to party

Sony Cyber-shot W830 and W810 cameras want to party

By 7 January 2014

If you're looking for the perfect compact camera to take to that party, then Sony thinks it has a solution in the newly announced Cyber-shot W830 and W810 models. Unveiled in party town Las Vegas at CES 2014, the two new models are designed for those... >>

Nikon Coolpix S6700, S3600 and S2800 compacts have been on the slimline tonic

Nikon Coolpix S6700, S3600 and S2800 compacts have been on the slimline tonic

By 7 January 2014

Nikon has announced a trio of compact cameras designed for everyday and boasting slim waistlines. The Nikon Coolpix S6700 has a 20-megapixel CCD sensor, 3-inch LCD screen and is capable of 720p video recording. A zoom lens offers 10x optical zoom and... >>

Nikon Coolpix S6800 and S5300 bring Wi-Fi to compact camera range for a reasonable price

Nikon Coolpix S6800 and S5300 bring Wi-Fi to compact camera range for a reasonable price

By 7 January 2014

Nikon has announced a couple of Wi-Fi-enabled compact cameras that won't break the bank. Designed for taking photos to share on social networks and with loved ones, the Nikon Coolpix S6800 and Nikon Coolpix S5300 will both be available from February in... >>

Panasonic Lumix LZ40: Budget bridge camera brings the zoom

Panasonic Lumix LZ40: Budget bridge camera brings the zoom

By 6 January 2014

Want a significant zoom in a compact without breaking the bank? The Panasonic Lumix LZ40 might well be the perfect answer. This 42x optical zoom compact has a wide-angle 22mm lens that extends all the way through to a 928mm equivalent. Whether you want... >>

Panasonic Lumix TZ55: Flip-up screen makes this the perfect camera for 'selfies'

Panasonic Lumix TZ55: Flip-up screen makes this the perfect camera for 'selfies'

By 6 January 2014

Panasonic has unveiled its Lumix TZ55 compact camera, complete with 3-inch LCD on a 180-degree flip bracket. Because the screen can face forward it's the ultimate selfie snapper. But it's not a brand new idea, as we've already seen Samsung and Sony release... >>

Panasonic Lumix TZ60: 30x optical zoom compact introduces electronic viewfinder, ditches touchscreen

Panasonic Lumix TZ60: 30x optical zoom compact introduces electronic viewfinder, ditches touchscreen

By 6 January 2014

The Panasonic TZ-line is evolving. The latest Lumix TZ60 introduces a built-in electronic viewfinder to the range for the first time, while pushing a 30x optical zoom with physical lens control ring. Despite a 50 per cent increase in top-end focal length... >>

Panasonic Lumix LZ40 pictures and hands-on

Panasonic Lumix LZ40 pictures and hands-on

By 6 January 2014

Panasonic has a good track record of releasing decent superzoom cameras. Looking to fill the more budget-targeted gap, it has just lifted the lid on the Lumix LZ40: a 42x optical zoom bridge camera with a £229 price tag. We got to check out the budget... >>

Hands-on: Panasonic Lumix TZ60 review

Hands-on: Panasonic Lumix TZ60 review

By 6 January 2014

When it comes to top-tier all-in-one compact cameras, the Panasonic Lumix TZ-series is the first name to pop into our heads. The existing TZ40 was an all-round success. But with the announcement of the Lumix TZ60, however, Panasonic has pushed the compact... >>