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  • Canon EOS 100D White pictures and hands-on
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    Canon EOS 100D White pictures and hands-on

    By 16 April 2014

    No prizes for what makes the Canon EOS 100D White DSLR special. Yep, it's got a white coat of paint. A year after the release of the world's smallest and lightest DSLR, that being the Canon EOS 100D, the white model delivers a nigh-on identical package....

  • Nikon D4S full spec revealed: new sensor, faster processor and subtle design change
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    Nikon D4S full spec revealed: new sensor, faster processor and subtle design change

    By 25 February 2014

    After a tease at the Consumer Electronics Show 2014 last month, the Nikon D4S has been revealed in full ahead of its March launch date. It's a DSLR not full of surprises, but certainly full of top-spec features. In the main the D4S doesn't differ much...

  • A week in reviews: 17 - 21 February
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    A week in reviews: 17 - 21 February

    By 22 February 2014

    It's the week before Mobile World Congress 2014, the mobile phone show of the year, so expect plenty of smartphones and tablets to be covering these pages over the coming days. During the quiet before the storm it's been a week dominated by cameras....

  • Nikon D3300 review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Nikon D3300 review

    By 19 February 2014

    These days choosing a camera around £500 is tricky. You can pick a DSLR like the Nikon D3300, or you could go for a mirrorless Micro Four Thirds camera, or even a top-spec compact instead. That makes the selection process even harder than ever before....

  • Canon EOS 1200D and EOS Companion app wants to make entry-level DSLR shooting accessible
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    Canon EOS 1200D and EOS Companion app wants to make entry-level DSLR shooting accessible

    By 12 February 2014

    Canon has announced the EOS 1200D, a DSLR camera model that evolves the EOS 1100D, moving to a higher-resolution 18-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor. The new camera is launched alongside a new EOS Companion app for iOS and Android. The app is designed to...

  • Canon EOS 1200D pictures and hands-on
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    Canon EOS 1200D pictures and hands-on

    By 12 February 2014

    It's been a full three years since Canon last put out an entry-level DSLR camera, but in 2014 it's back in business with the EOS 1200D. The replacement for 2011's 1100D, the 1200D is all about the balance of price to performance. Three years has seen...

  • A week in reviews: 27 - 31 January
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    A week in reviews: 27 - 31 January

    By 1 February 2014

    It's been quite a week for smartphones. We've been blown away by the small and mighty Sony Xperia Z1 Compact, have taken the Motorola Moto X for its Brit-based walkies, and there's even the arrival of SwiftKey for iOS. Well, sort of. More on that last...

  • Pentax K-3 review
    Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    Pentax K-3 review

    By 28 January 2014

    It might be playing third-fiddle to Canon and Nikon, but Pentax - now part of Ricoh Imaging - is a venerable name in the field of photography. Its long history means that its DSLRs, like the now-top-spec K-3, can more than hold their own. The company...

  • Nikon D610 review
    Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    Nikon D610 review

    By 24 January 2014

    If you scour the internet you will find a series of complaints about some Nikon D600 owners experiencing issues with oil on the camera’s sensor. It’s not an issue we had with our camera, but the sudden arrival of the D610, with only a modest bump...

  • Hands-on: Nikon D3300 goes streamlined, opts for collapsible kit lens
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    Hands-on: Nikon D3300 goes streamlined, opts for collapsible kit lens

    By 8 January 2014

    Nikon seems to be using 2014 to push out subtle upgrades to its DSLR series. Take the D3300, for example, it's mighty similar to its D3200 predecessor in spec terms, bar a refreshed, funkier design and another key non-camera-body change: the new kit lens....

  • Nikon D4S in pictures: Top-spec camera eyed behind glass at CES trade show
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    Nikon D4S in pictures: Top-spec camera eyed behind glass at CES trade show

    By 8 January 2014

    It was inevitable. The Nikon D4 has spawned its follow-up, the Nikon D4S, as seen at the Consumer Electronics Show 2014. But there's a small problem: it's a mock up that's tucked away behind glass and there's no official spec as yet. What we can tell...

  • Nikon D3300 entry-level DSLR focuses on portability with retractable kit lens
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    Nikon D3300 entry-level DSLR focuses on portability with retractable kit lens

    By 7 January 2014

    Nikon has announced a new entry-level DSLR, the Nikon D3300, along with a new retractable Nikkor 18-55mm VR II kit lens. The new DSLR model tackles the common problem of bulkiness with the new lens, an approach we've seen from the likes of Olympus with...

  • A week in reviews: 30 December - 3 January
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    A week in reviews: 30 December - 3 January

    By 4 January 2014

    As we roll back into the office - literally, after too many Christmas mince pies - the year has ticked over into the big 2014. And it's been a busy week of gadget reviewing just ahead of the Consumer Electronics Show 2014 which kicks off in just a couple...

  • Nikon Df review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Nikon Df review

    By 1 January 2014

    Looking back to move forward - that’s what the Nikon Df is all about. This retro style DSLR marries the classic Nikon SLR style of years gone by with much of the Japanese company’s modern tech. It’s the only Nikon DSLR capable of supporting current...

  • Best digital system camera 2013: 10th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees
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    Best digital system camera 2013: 10th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

    By 19 November 2013

    It has been a great year for cameras and the first year we've split the camera category into two - dedicated compacts and, as you're seeing here, system cameras. That includes more traditional DSLR cameras and mirrorless compacy system cameras. Both sides...

  • Nikon Df official: The retro-style DSLR like a D4 from the past, complete with non-AI lens compatibility
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    Nikon Df official: The retro-style DSLR like a D4 from the past, complete with non-AI lens compatibility

    By 5 November 2013

    It's official - Nikon's "Pure Photography" camera, the Nikon Df, has been unveiled. But it's not what we had initially expected - this is a full-frame DSLR camera through and through, not the rumoured full-frame mirrorless camera that had been doing the...

  • Hands-on: Nikon Df review
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    Hands-on: Nikon Df review

    By 5 November 2013

    We knew Nikon had something up its sleeve. Throughout October there had been glimpses in teaser videos showing a Nikon product described as being all about "Pure Photography". The result is the Nikon Df, a full-frame, retro-styled DSLR camera. That’s...

  • A week in reviews: 28 October - 1 November
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    A week in reviews: 28 October - 1 November

    By 2 November 2013

    As we roll into November it's clear that gaming season is upon us. And just ahead of the fourth generation of consoles, it looks as though its the season of fourth-in-season releases too: Battlefield 4 and Assassin's Creed IV head up proceedings, with...

  • Canon EOS 700D review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Canon EOS 700D review

    By 28 October 2013

    The Canon EOS 700D sits in a category of DLSR cameras that Canon says is for beginners. Its apparent stable mates include the tiny EOS M, the 1100D and the 100D, each of which the 700D is superior to in various ways. It also replaces the 650D and, in...

  • Nikon D5300 DSLR is all about connectivity: Wi-Fi and GPS on board, new processor and more
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    Nikon D5300 DSLR is all about connectivity: Wi-Fi and GPS on board, new processor and more

    By 17 October 2013

    Nikon has unveiled another model in its mid-level DSLR line, the D5300. It's hot on the heels of the earlier D5200 model, but this isn't a replacement: it's more like a subtle upgrade with its focus on built-in sharing functionality, along with some other...

  • Hands-on: Nikon D5300 review
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    Hands-on: Nikon D5300 review

    By 17 October 2013

    There's a new DSLR in the Nikon range, the D5300, which slots into the line-up alongside the D5200 model. Pocket-lint was on hand to get a feel for the new DSLR at a Nikon pre-launch event. It was only eight months ago that we saw the final D5200 model,...

  • The 10th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards
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    The 10th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards

    By 11 October 2013

    We're proud to announce the start of the 10th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards, the UK's longest-running awards dedicated to gadgetry, entertainment technology and gizmos. As in the past nine years, the aim is to find and celebrate the best tech and gadgets...

  • Nikon D610 DSLR camera announced to replace D600, faster frame rate and that's about it
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    Nikon D610 DSLR camera announced to replace D600, faster frame rate and that's about it

    By 8 October 2013

    Nikon has announced an upgrade to the popular D600 with a few tweaks and improvements, but essentially the same specifications as before. The Nikon D610 is a full-frame DSLR camera with a 24.3-megapixel FX-format CMOS sensor, an ISO range of 100 to 6,400...

  • Pentax K-3 intros 24-megapixel APS-C sensor, 27-point autofocus system and more
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    Pentax K-3 intros 24-megapixel APS-C sensor, 27-point autofocus system and more

    By 7 October 2013

    The Pentax K-3, unveiled today, sees Pentax up the ante in the APS-C DSLR market, but there's still no sign of a full-frame model. That's a mix of great and not-so-great news, but let's focus on the good stuff. And there's plenty of it. The K-3 introduces...

  • Pentax K-3 pictures and hands-on: Top-spec DSLR sticks with APS-C sensor, loads up on new features
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    Pentax K-3 pictures and hands-on: Top-spec DSLR sticks with APS-C sensor, loads up on new features

    By 7 October 2013

    Ahead of the unveiling of the Pentax K-3 we had the chance to test out a pre-production model of this top-spec DSLR. And we like what we've seen from the top-spec camera's features. Despite various rumours Pentax has not pushed into the full-frame DSLR...