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Nikon expands Nikon 1 line with J3 and S1 models, new lenses

Nikon expands Nikon 1 line with J3 and S1 models, new lenses

By 8 January 2013

Nikon has announced two additional models to its family of Nikon 1 compact system cameras: the Nikon 1 J3 and the Nikon 1 S1, the first model in a new S-series. The Nikon 1 S1 pushes the company's compact system camera platform in a slightly different... >>

Panasonic H-HS12035 Lumix G X lens announced, hints at weather-proofed GH3

Panasonic H-HS12035 Lumix G X lens announced, hints at weather-proofed GH3

By 21 May 2012

The latest addition to Panasonic's Lumix G X Vario lens range is the H-HS12035, a 12-35mm constant f/2.8.  The new Micro Four Thirds lens is pitched at the high end, sitting above the regular G Series lenses, and joins the two X lenses launched in 2011.... >>

Sony NEX-7 18-55mm black kit coming at the end of February

Sony NEX-7 18-55mm black kit coming at the end of February

By 24 January 2012

Sony have confirmed that the Sony NEX-7 kit, which includes the black 18-55mm lens, will become available towards the end of February. The lens was reportedly delayed due to flooding in Thailand in 2011. So far if you've wanted to buy an NEX-7 you could... >>

Sigma Digital Neo series lenses will dress your Micro Four Thirds or NEX cameras

Sigma Digital Neo series lenses will dress your Micro Four Thirds or NEX cameras

By 10 January 2012

Sigma has announced a new line of lenses called the Digital Neo, or DN for short. The new lenses mark the imaging company's entrance into the compact system camera market, bringing more lens choice to those with a Micro Four Thirds or Sony NEX E-mount... >>

Lumix G X lenses bring power to Micro Four Thirds

Lumix G X lenses bring power to Micro Four Thirds

By 26 August 2011

Panasonic has pulled the covers off a new premium line of lenses for its Lumix G series cameras: the X lenses. The new high-end lenses launch with two zoom models, a 14-42mm and 45-175mm. We don’t normally cover lenses here on Pocket-lint, but these... >>

Sony opens the E-mount interchangeable lens door

Sony opens the E-mount interchangeable lens door

By 8 February 2011

Sony has announced that it is going to give up the spec details of its E-mount interchangeable lens setup, so as other manufacturers can get to work on producing new lenses for its NEX range of cameras. The electronics giant stated that Carl Zeiss, Cosina... >>

Magnetic lenses that snap-on to your phone

Magnetic lenses that snap-on to your phone

By 14 August 2010

Let's face it, the cameras on camera phones are great, but they aren't fantastic, and that's mainly down the lack of space to pack a decent lens. However one company, Photojojo, believes it has come up with the ultimate answer that should work with most... >>

Canon announces Hybrid Image Stabilizer

Canon announces Hybrid Image Stabilizer

By 22 July 2009

Canon has announced the development of its "Hybrid Image Stabilizer", apparently the world's first optical image stabilisation tech that compensates for both angle camera shake and shift camera shake. The Hybrid IS tech basically offers more image stabilisation... >>

Vivitar announces new digital, underwater and video cameras

Vivitar announces new digital, underwater and video cameras

By 6 January 2009

Sakar International has announced a new line of Vivitar products, all set to be unveiled at CES later this week. The line-up includes digital, underwater and video cameras as well as digital SLR camera lenses and a battery charger that accommodates over... >>

Brando launches "telescope" for iPhone 3G

Brando launches "telescope" for iPhone 3G

By 18 August 2008

It may look daft but Brando insists this contraption will more than amply make up for the lack of zoom on your iPhone 3G. The "Telescope" delivers 6x zoom, so you get clearer images. It is available now for $19. >>