Digital cameras archive

  • Canon PowerShot SX820 HS: Mid-range snapper with GPS and Wi-Fi
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    Canon PowerShot SX820 HS: Mid-range snapper with GPS and Wi-Fi

    By 21 March 2013

    Canon has announced two new PowerShot SX models on Wednesday; the PowerShot SX280 HS and PowerShot SX270 HS, and hopes to convince those looking for a new camera that it is the brand to help them. The new models feature the company's brand new DIGIC 6...

  • Sony NEX-3N and A58 appear in leaked images
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    Sony NEX-3N and A58 appear in leaked images

    By 18 February 2013

    Pictures of the Sony NEX-3N and A58 digital cameras have appeared online. The A58 looks to be a new SLT from Sony, which is rumoured to sport a 20-megapixel sensor and be around the same size as the A57. On top of the bigger sensor, we can expect a dynamic...

  • Panasonic says try before you buy on the Lumix DMC-GH3
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    Panasonic says try before you buy on the Lumix DMC-GH3

    By 14 February 2013

    Panasonic will launch a try before you buy service with its new Lumix DMC-GH3. Those interested in buying the camera will be able to take it for a 48-hour spin before purchase, to see if it's right for them. The deal lets you play with a DMC-GH3 with...

  • Ricoh developing 360-degree panoramic camera, sends result to smartphone
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    Ricoh developing 360-degree panoramic camera, sends result to smartphone

    By 4 February 2013

    Ricoh has demonstrated a rather wacky omnidirectional camera prototype at Japan's CP+ camera trade show. The new camera can shoot entire 360-degree panoramas in one single button press and then send them direct to your smartphone over Wi-Fi. It uses a...

  • Budget Nikon Coolpix L27 and L28 help save pennies
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    Budget Nikon Coolpix L27 and L28 help save pennies

    By 29 January 2013

    Nikon's Coolpix L27 and L28 cameras are megapixel-tastic. The L27 features a 16-megapixel sensor with a 5x optical zoom stuck on the front. The L28 goes one better, with a 20-megapixel sensor. The L27 ships with a 2.7-inch LCD, while the L28 is a 3-inch...

  • Nikon Coolpix AW110 and Coolpix S31 waterproof compacts announced
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    Nikon Coolpix AW110 and Coolpix S31 waterproof compacts announced

    By 29 January 2013

    Nikon's flurry of camera kit continues, this time with the S31 and AW110 Coolpix waterproof cameras. The AW110 is by far the more exciting of the two, being more like a GoPro than a conventional camera. The S31 is more a tough cam for the family, designed...

  • Fujifilm FinePix S8200 pictures and hands-on
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    Fujifilm FinePix S8200 pictures and hands-on

    By 13 January 2013

    Fujifilm wasn't all about the sequel to its X100 at CES. The camera manufacturer also rolled out a big selection of bridge cameras: the S8200, S8300, S8400 and S8500.  All four are identical,except for the length of their attached zooms, starting at...

  • The Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular - Day 3: Win a Panasonic Lumix G5 digital camera
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    The Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular - Day 3: Win a Panasonic Lumix G5 digital camera

    By 8 December 2012

    On the third day of Christmas my true love gave to me, a Panasonic LUMIX G5 digital camera with X lens. That's right, the prizes just keep on coming here at Pocket-lint and today we've teamed up with Panasonic on the third day of the Pocket-lint Xmas...

  • Best compact system cameras available today
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    Best compact system cameras available today

    By 21 November 2012

    The compact system camera, a relatively new thing in the digital camera world, has now reached a maturity all of its own. There is a wide variety of CSCs to choose from, some good, some bad. Pocket-lint is only interested in the good ones. So here they...

  • Customisable Christmas: Digital camera accessories
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    Customisable Christmas: Digital camera accessories

    By 20 November 2012

    Christmas Day for a camera fan - aside from the fact that Santa rarely surprises you with that Leica M9 you have always dreamt of - isn’t particularly exciting. Memory cards are order of the day, with the possibility of a few packs of printer paper...

  • Canon PowerShot G15: G-Series gets a new flagship
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    Canon PowerShot G15: G-Series gets a new flagship

    By 17 September 2012

    Canon has announced an update to the Canon PowerShot G12, called the PowerShot G15, at this year's Photokina camera trade show in Germany. The new camera will feature the "brightest lens in a PowerShot G-series model" to date, says Canon, with a new f/1.8-2.8,...

  • Nikon Coolpix S01: The mini compact camera smaller than your phone
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    Nikon Coolpix S01: The mini compact camera smaller than your phone

    By 22 August 2012

    Nikon has announced a new mini compact camera, the Nikon Coolpix S01, for those who want to take great shots, but not have something bulky in their bag. Measuring 51.2 x 77 x 17.2mm and weighing 96 grams, the camera - smaller and lighter in virtually...

  • Nikon Coolpix S800c: The Android and Wi-Fi compact camera
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    Nikon Coolpix S800c: The Android and Wi-Fi compact camera

    By 22 August 2012

    Nikon has announced the launch of the Nikon Coolpix S800c, a new compact camera powered by the Google Android operating system. With it, users can get apps for their camera in the same way they normally do their phone. The new camera will also come with...

  • How to shoot the Olympics: a photographer's guide
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    How to shoot the Olympics: a photographer's guide

    By 2 August 2012

    We can’t think of a much better opportunity to take your latest piece of photographic kit for a spin than the London 2012 Olympics. Packed full of all different photographic situations, it is an amateur photographer’s dream. Some will have compact...

  • Canon EOS M: Everything you need to know
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    Canon EOS M: Everything you need to know

    By 23 July 2012

    Canon has unveiled the EOS M, its first entry into the compact system camera market. An entirely new system demands a closer look, especially when it comes from Canon. What might look like a shrunken down 650D on the specs sheet looks altogether different...

  • Panasonic Lumix LX7 announced, other compacts recoil in horror
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    Panasonic Lumix LX7 announced, other compacts recoil in horror

    By 18 July 2012

    The Panasonic LX7 has arrived, sequel to one of our all time favourite compact cameras, the LX5. Incorporating a lightning-quick wide-angle f1.4 Leica lens, full manual controls and full HD 1080p video, it is quite a package.  The LX7 is designed to...

  • Panasonic updates Lumix range with new flagship DMC-G5
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    Panasonic updates Lumix range with new flagship DMC-G5

    By 18 July 2012

    Panasonic has launched the G5, a new camera to sit atop its mirrorless range. The G5 replaces the G3, with Panasonic skipping the number 4 because it's considered to be bad luck in Japan. First into the mirrorless game, Panasonic has a lot to live up...

  • Hands-on: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 review
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    Hands-on: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 review

    By 18 July 2012

    Panasonic's FZ200 is the sequel to one of the best bridge cameras we have ever played with: the FZ150. It features a whopping 24x zoom which even more impressively manages to stay at a constant f2.8 aperture throughout. This alone makes it a tempting...

  • Hands-on: Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 review
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    Hands-on: Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 review

    By 18 July 2012

    Compact cameras need to make a serious song and dance in order to justify a hefty price tag. With smartphones doing a similar job, they also need to outshine the mobile. Panasonic's new LX7 hopes to do just that, with a speedy f/1.4 lens and a tonne of...

  • Fujifilm FinePix SL300 in red pictures and hands-on
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    Fujifilm FinePix SL300 in red pictures and hands-on

    By 11 July 2012

    The Fujifilm FinePix SL300 is a "bridge" digital camera launched in January that offers 30x optical zoom in a fairly compact casing. So excited by the launch of a black version in March, Fujifilm has announced a new red and white model to buy in the coming...

  • Fujifilm FinePix XP170 pictures and hands-on
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    Fujifilm FinePix XP170 pictures and hands-on

    By 11 July 2012

    The Fujifilm FinePix XP170 is a new addition to the FinePix XP range and sneaks in above the XP150 adding Wireless streaming mode to the mix that lets you send images to an iPhone app after you've taken them. Pocket-lint got a quick hands-on with the...

  • Pentax Optio LS465 pictures and hands-on
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    Pentax Optio LS465 pictures and hands-on

    By 6 July 2012

    The Pentax Optio LS465 continues the trend of offering owners the chance to customise their compact camera and Pocket-lint's had a quick hands-on play with the camera ahead of it going in shops in the UK in the next couple of weeks. Priced at £89.99...

  • Hands-on: Pentax K-30 review
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    Hands-on: Pentax K-30 review

    By 6 July 2012

    Pentax announced the Pentax K-30 DSLR back in May, but now, just ahead of the UK launch, we've managed to grab some hands-on time with the new weatherproof camera to see what all the fuss is about ahead of a full review of a final production sample in...

  • Samsung WB100 bridge camera packs a 16-megapixel image sensor
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    Samsung WB100 bridge camera packs a 16-megapixel image sensor

    By 2 July 2012

    Samsung’s latest bridge camera, the WB100, has an impressive spec list, but with an ease of use that makes it an appealing option for an early camera enthusiast looking to upgrade. Along with a 16-megapixel image sensor, the Samsung WB100 sports a 26x...

  • Canon EOS 650D: The 18-megapixel touchscreen DSLR
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    Canon EOS 650D: The 18-megapixel touchscreen DSLR

    By 8 June 2012

    Canon has announced the 650D - a follow-up to the 600D it launched in 2011 - promising more features, better imaging results and giving owners of any of the previous models a feeling that their camera just got a little bit less exciting. Key features...