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Fujifilm X-T1 Graphite Silver Edition: Matte finish somehow looks flat and plasticky (hands-on)

Fujifilm X-T1 Graphite Silver Edition: Matte finish somehow looks flat and plasticky (hands-on)

By 16 September 2014

When we first heard about the Fujifilm X-T1 Graphite Silver Edition we were enthusiastic. After all, the X-T1 was one of our favourite cameras of the year, so when a manufacturer starts talking about a "luxury multilayer coating" what's not to like? Indeed,... >>

Hands-on: Samsung NX1 review: Great features, but the notion of 'compact' system camera has vanished

Hands-on: Samsung NX1 review: Great features, but the notion of 'compact' system camera has vanished

By 16 September 2014

The Samsung NX1 is one of the finest cameras to be unveiled so far this year. It's packed full of features, has a new super-fast autofocus system with some clever features, a new 28-megapixel sensor capable of capturing 4K video and that's all arranged... >>

Panasonic Lumix GM5 adds viewfinder and hotshoe to small-scale compact system camera

Panasonic Lumix GM5 adds viewfinder and hotshoe to small-scale compact system camera

By 15 September 2014

Panasonic has updated its small-scale compact system camera with the announcement of the Lumix GM5. Unlike the original Lumix GM1 model, the slightly larger GM5 also features a built-in electronic viewfinder and hotshoe for adding accessories to this... >>

Hands-on: Panasonic Lumix GM5 review

Hands-on: Panasonic Lumix GM5 review

By 15 September 2014

Last year we were treated by the Lumix GM1, an interchangeable lens camera that, in many respects, was small enough and packed with all the goodies to be considered an alternative to a compact camera. One year on and the small-scale compact system camera... >>

Samsung NX1 is a compact system camera for aspiring pros, 28MP sensor, new phase detection AF onboard

Samsung NX1 is a compact system camera for aspiring pros, 28MP sensor, new phase detection AF onboard

By 15 September 2014

Samsung has taken an even more pro turn with its NX-series compact system camera line, unveiling the new NX1 model at Photokina 2014. The NX1 is all about speed. Its brand new 28-megapixel sensor has 205 phase-detection autofocus points paired with 209... >>

Photokina 2014: The cameras we expect to see

Photokina 2014: The cameras we expect to see

By 13 September 2014

Every two years the major camera manufacturers descend onto Cologne to show off their latest and greatest at Photokina. In 2014 we're expecting some major unveils in among some kit that's already been officially announced. What will the 2014 show bring... >>

Sony Alpha A7S review
4 out of 5

Sony Alpha A7S review

By 12 September 2014

In 2013 the Sony Alpha A7 convinced our team and a panel of tech-savvy judges that it was system camera of the year. Not because it had the most lenses available, was the fastest, nor because there weren't other great new cameras coming out, but because... >>

Samsung NX1 detailed specs leak claims 4K video recording and 28MP sensor

Samsung NX1 detailed specs leak claims 4K video recording and 28MP sensor

By 2 September 2014

SamsungĀ has previously hinted at the launch of a new compact system camera during its Photokina press conference next week and it is widely reported that this will be the Samsung NX1. The company has already sent out invites to the event it is holding... >>

Olympus PEN E-PL7 CSC offers iPhone connectivity and reversable screen for the ultimate selfie

Olympus PEN E-PL7 CSC offers iPhone connectivity and reversable screen for the ultimate selfie

By 28 August 2014

Olympus has announced a compact system camera that is primarily designed for "fashion bloggers" and selfie fans. The Olympus PEN E-PL7 is compatible with the brand's interchangeable lenses, yet, like Samsung's NX Mini, retains the fun factor found on... >>

Now Brits can get hold of the Olympus PEN E-PL6 superslim CSC too

Now Brits can get hold of the Olympus PEN E-PL6 superslim CSC too

By 9 July 2014

Olympus has announced that it is bringing the PEN E-PL6 compact system camera to the UK. Previously available in Japan, theĀ superslim interchangeable lens camera also comes with a FlashAir SD card in the box, so you can transfer pictures to a smartphone... >>