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Sony Cyber-shot HX400V pictures and hands-on

Sony Cyber-shot HX400V pictures and hands-on

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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... >>

Hands-on: Fujifilm FinePix S1 review

Hands-on: Fujifilm FinePix S1 review

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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... >>