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A week in reviews: 17 - 21 February

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
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

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

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

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
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
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

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

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

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... >>