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  • Nikon Coolpix P7800 review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Nikon Coolpix P7800 review

    By 15 April 2014

    Nikon is on the up when it comes to its compact cameras. And if you're looking for a high-end model then the Coolpix P7800 may have already made it onto your shortlist, alongside similar models such as the Canon PowerShot G16. Ultimately similar to the...

  • Nikon 1 J4 adds the power of touchscreen to compact system camera line
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    Nikon 1 J4 adds the power of touchscreen to compact system camera line

    By 10 April 2014

    Nikon has announced the 1 J4, adding touchscreen and other features to the company's compact system camera line. The 1-series has been under constant refinement, arriving at a point where the J4 looks a lot like a high-end compact camera. The stripped-back...

  • Nikon Coolpix S810c compact Android camera has addressed the problems of its predecessor
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    Nikon Coolpix S810c compact Android camera has addressed the problems of its predecessor

    By 10 April 2014

    Nikon has announced its second Android compact camera in the Coolpix S810c which will aim to right the wrongs of its S800c predecessor. The Coolpix S810c comes with 12x optical zoom, improving on the 10x offering of the S800c. It still has a 16-megapixel...

  • A week in reviews: 31 March - 4 April
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    A week in reviews: 31 March - 4 April

    By 5 April 2014

    It's the week when April Fools' jokes happen aplenty. And we witnessed some crackers this week, all condensed into our best picks from around the web. Giggles brushed aside and we're left with a bevy of tech wonderment in this week's reviews. It's as...

  • Nikon Coolpix P340 review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Nikon Coolpix P340 review

    By 1 April 2014

    When it comes to high-end compact cameras there are lots of options out there. Most of those, however, happen to cost a pretty penny. Although the Nikon Coolpix P340 couldn't be called "budget" it does undercut many of its competitors on the price front...

  • Best compact cameras 2014: The best pocket cameras available to buy today
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    Best compact cameras 2014: The best pocket cameras available to buy today

    By 26 March 2014

    If you're looking for the best compact cameras of 2014 then you've come to the right place. We will guide you through the hottest cameras to save you time when it comes to buying one from your local shop or online. Compact cameras are plentiful. With...

  • Nikon 1 V3 focuses on small scale, makes viewfinder an optional accessory
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    Nikon 1 V3 focuses on small scale, makes viewfinder an optional accessory

    By 13 March 2014

    Nikon has announced the 1 V3, the latest in its line of compact system cameras. And it's all change. Unlike the earlier 1 V2 model, which came complete with an electronic viewfinder and chunky grip, the V3 opts to make such features optional accessories....

  • 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....

  • Best compact system cameras 2014: The best mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras available to buy today
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    Best compact system cameras 2014: The best mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras available to buy today

    By 10 February 2014

    You're looking to buy a compact system camera (CSC) but don't know what to go for? Perhaps the term alone confounds: we've seen plenty of names being thrown around of late, from simple "mirrorless" through to terms such as "digital single lens mirrorless...

  • Nikon Coolpix AW120 is the tough camera that will go anywhere
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    Nikon Coolpix AW120 is the tough camera that will go anywhere

    By 7 February 2014

    Nikon has announced the Coolpix AW120, a new tough and waterproof camera that's built to withstand a trip to almost anywhere on the planet. The Coolpix AW120 - but of course - is also available in camouflage and in that spirit remains military tough too....

  • Nikon Coolpix P600 and P530 bridge cameras offer a little more zoom for your buck
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    Nikon Coolpix P600 and P530 bridge cameras offer a little more zoom for your buck

    By 7 February 2014

    Nikon has announced two new superzoom cameras, the Coolpix P600 and Coolpix P530. Each are bridge cameras in that they have fixed lenses, but with different zoom capabilities. The Nikon Coolpix P600 has a 60x optical zoom Nikkor lens, extendable up to...

  • Nikon Coolpix P340 adds Wi-Fi to high-end compact camera line
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    Nikon Coolpix P340 adds Wi-Fi to high-end compact camera line

    By 7 February 2014

    It's camera season and Nikon has announced the Coolpix P340, the successor to the admirable P330 model from last year. So what's new? Not a huge amount really. In Nikon's 2013-14 fashion the P340 is all about Wi-Fi, as that's the one distinct feature...

  • Nikon Coolpix S9700 travel zoom packs in 30x lens
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    Nikon Coolpix S9700 travel zoom packs in 30x lens

    By 7 February 2014

    Nikon has unveiled the Coolpix S9700, a 30x optical zoom compact camera that updates the S9500 model. The S9700 is a model that offers more, sometimes by offering less: it appears Nikon has called time on the super-high resolution sensor of the S9500,...

  • 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...

  • Best DSLR cameras 2014: The best interchangeable lens cameras available to buy today
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    Best DSLR cameras 2014: The best interchangeable lens cameras available to buy today

    By 24 January 2014

    You want to buy a DSLR camera but don't know what to go for? Then you've come to the right place, as this is where we round-up the best DSLR cameras of 2014. We'll guide you through the hottest cameras available - and only models that we've reviewed in...

  • Hands-on: Nikon Coolpix L830 review
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    Hands-on: Nikon Coolpix L830 review

    By 12 January 2014

    Some of Nikon's more affordable cameras can be a bit hit and miss, but after playing with the long-zoom Nikon Coolpix L830 at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas we were rather impressed. Key to the L830's spec is its 34x optical zoom lens, which...

  • 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 D4S flagship camera is at CES 2014
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    Nikon D4S flagship camera is at CES 2014

    By 7 January 2014

    Nikon has been announcing lots of new cameras at CES this year, but the flagship D4S hadn't appeared until now. Nikon has just announced that it will be on show and we'll be heading over to check it out. But what do we know now? Since nobody has had...

  • Nikon Coolpix S6700, S3600 and S2800 compacts have been on the slimline tonic
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    Nikon Coolpix S6700, S3600 and S2800 compacts have been on the slimline tonic

    By 7 January 2014

    Nikon has announced a trio of compact cameras designed for everyday and boasting slim waistlines. The Nikon Coolpix S6700 has a 20-megapixel CCD sensor, 3-inch LCD screen and is capable of 720p video recording. A zoom lens offers 10x optical zoom and...

  • 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...

  • Nikon Coolpix S6800 and S5300 bring Wi-Fi to compact camera range for a reasonable price
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    Nikon Coolpix S6800 and S5300 bring Wi-Fi to compact camera range for a reasonable price

    By 7 January 2014

    Nikon has announced a couple of Wi-Fi-enabled compact cameras that won't break the bank. Designed for taking photos to share on social networks and with loved ones, the Nikon Coolpix S6800 and Nikon Coolpix S5300 will both be available from February in...

  • Nikon Coolpix L Series brings superzoom to compact cameras, L830 UK exclusive
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    Nikon Coolpix L Series brings superzoom to compact cameras, L830 UK exclusive

    By 7 January 2014

    Nikon has announced a range of new Coolpix L Series cameras including the L830 which will be a UK exclusive. They each offer great zoom options for compact cameras. The 16-megapixel Nikon Coolpix L830 offers an impressive 34x optical zoom which extends...