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Canon PowerShot G16 hands-on: has the high-end compact embraced change enough?

Canon PowerShot G16 hands-on: has the high-end compact embraced change enough?

By 8 September 2013

Compact cameras are going through change of late. Size is on the down, sensor sizes on the up and cameras such as Canon's G-series have had to adapt in the fierce market. The Canon PowerShot G16, which is up there among Canon's top-of-the-line models,... >>

Nikon Coolpix S02 hands-on: A dinky camera fit for Bond

Nikon Coolpix S02 hands-on: A dinky camera fit for Bond

By 5 September 2013

Nikon has updated its smallest compact camera, resulting in the Nikon Coolpix S02. Like its predecessor, this new model is a fully featured compact camera but only a little larger than a box of matches. Now pay attention 007. In the hand there's something... >>

Nikon Coolpix S02: Tiny compact gets a bit more muscle

Nikon Coolpix S02: Tiny compact gets a bit more muscle

By 5 September 2013

Nikon has updated it's tiny compact camera, the Coolpix S02, bringing a better sensor to this diminutive snapper. The Nikon Coolpix S02 now has a 13-megapixel CMOS sensor, rather than the CCD sensor of last year's S01 model. It now offers Full HD video... >>

Nikon Coolpix P7800 adds a viewfinder to its high-end compact camera

Nikon Coolpix P7800 adds a viewfinder to its high-end compact camera

By 5 September 2013

Nikon has announced the Nikon Coolpix P7800, bringing a few updates to its high-end compact camera. Updating the popular Coolpix P7700, the new model occupies the same high-end space, looking to appeal to those enthusiasts who demand higher-quality results... >>

A week in reviews: 18 - 23 August

A week in reviews: 18 - 23 August

By 24 August 2013

Cars, custom phones, tablets: it's never a dull week here at Pocket-lint and this week we've got an eclectic mix of gadgets for your eager eyes to digest. It's 50 years since Porsche put the 911 out to the world, a car that remains an icon right through... >>

Canon unveils new PowerShot SX510 HS and PowerShot SX170 IS models

Canon unveils new PowerShot SX510 HS and PowerShot SX170 IS models

By 22 August 2013

For portability and powerful zoom, combined in an intelligently automated design, Canon has unveiled two new PowerShot cameras. The PowerShot SX510 HS, at £290, with its 24-720mm ultra wide angle lens will offer 30x optical zoom. This extends to an eye-popping... >>

Canon PowerShot G16 announced: Faster AF, Digic 6 processor, intros Wi-Fi and new sensor

Canon PowerShot G16 announced: Faster AF, Digic 6 processor, intros Wi-Fi and new sensor

By 22 August 2013

The introduction of the Canon PowerShot G16 brings the powerful compact camera range up to date by introducing Wi-Fi, upgrading to the latest Digic 6 processor and tweaking the autofocus for a faster response compared to its G15 predecessor. In a world... >>

Canon PowerShot S120: Faster focusing high-end compact shoots for the stars

Canon PowerShot S120: Faster focusing high-end compact shoots for the stars

By 22 August 2013

Canon has updated it's PowerShot S model, with the new PowerShot S120. With the new Digic 6 processor at its heart, Canon is promising that the autofocusing is now 50 per cent faster than the previous S110. We've long been fans of Canon's S models, which... >>

Nikon Coolpix S9500 review
3.5 out of 5

Nikon Coolpix S9500 review

By 20 August 2013

The Nikon Coolpix S9500 fits into that smartphone-won't-cut-it bracket: its 22x optical zoom lens not only means wide-angle shots can be captured, but those far away subjects are also well within reach. It's a straightforward point-and-shoot model that... >>

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 II review
4.5 out of 5

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 II review

By 5 August 2013

The Sony Cyber-shot RX100 II isn't a casual camera purchase. It touts itself as the big gun of the compact camera world, and with an asking price of £650 it's about as far removed from a back pocket change purchase as a compact can be. But we're still... >>