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  • Slimline Nikon Coolpix S8000 launches with 10x zoom
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    Slimline Nikon Coolpix S8000 launches with 10x zoom

    By 3 February 2010

    Nikon has launched what it says is the world's slimmest wide angle 10x zoom camera, the Coolpix S8000. Measuring in at 27.3mm thin, the S8000 offers 14.2 megapixels, a fast start-up time and what Nikon claims is a DSLR class AF system. With a 3-inch LCD...

  • Nikon D3s DSLR camera   review
    Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    Nikon D3s DSLR camera review

    By 19 January 2010

    Nikon’s new flagship DSLR, the D3s, builds on the groundbreaking D3, which revolutionised the high-speed professional DSLR market on its introduction in August 2007. The D3s has an all-new FX format full-frame sensor and enhanced specification, rugged...

  • NASA orders 11 Nikon D3S DSLRs
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    NASA orders 11 Nikon D3S DSLRs

    By 22 December 2009

    Nikon has revealed that NASA has placed an order for 11 D3S digital SLR cameras to be used for photographic documentation - in space.   The D3S DSLRs and AF-S NIKKOR 14-24mm f/2.8G ED lenses ordered by NASA will be carried on the Space Shuttle and used...

  • Nikon updates Capture NX2 and Camera Control Pro 2
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    Nikon updates Capture NX2 and Camera Control Pro 2

    By 30 November 2009

    Nikon has issued software updates for two bits of software - Capture NX2 and Camera Control Pro 2. The former is a photo editor that lets you make adjustments to hue, saturation and brightness, and the latter, as the name suggests, lets you control your...

  • The low down: Best Digital Camera 2009
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    The low down: Best Digital Camera 2009

    By 25 November 2009

    Day 3 of our Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2009 nominees round-up means it's camera time. With these little devils getting more and more sophisticated, it's hard to keep up with just what it is that makes the best in show these days. So, before you...

  • Best Digital Camera 2009 nominations
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    Best Digital Camera 2009 nominations

    By 16 November 2009

    Here are the nominations for Best Digital Camera in The Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2009. The following products were chosen because we feel they represent the best digital cameras on sale in the last 12 months that are available in the UK. The...

  • Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2009 - digital cameras
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    Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2009 - digital cameras

    By 3 November 2009

    2009 has seen the digital camera arms race continue at an ever increasing speed. With Canon announcing that its profits were down over 80% in the fourth quarter of last year and the rise of the cameraphone, one might have thought it was going to be a...

  • Daily Tech Deal: Jessops.com 10-year celebration
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    Daily Tech Deal: Jessops.com 10-year celebration

    By 26 October 2009

    Until the 2 November Jessops is offering discounts on a variety of digital cameras and accessories to celebrate 10 years of Jessops.com. Today sees the Nikon Coolpix S640 on sale with a £199 price tag and free standard delivery, Although a good price...

  • Nikon Coolpix S1000pj digital camera   review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Nikon Coolpix S1000pj digital camera review

    By 19 October 2009

    It is probably safe to start this review by saying that the Nikon Coolpix S1000pj is the one with the projector. A bold move by Nikon, perhaps, launching a device that mashes together the trend for pico projectors with a regular 12-megapixel camera. If...

  • VIDEO: Nikon D3S in action
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    VIDEO: Nikon D3S in action

    By 14 October 2009

    With an ISO settings of over 100,000 you would expect the new Nikon D3S to be able to capture shots in the dark, and that's what this video sets out to show.  Shot by photographer Vincent Munier and titled Summer Variations, the footage was shot in...

  • Nikon D3S
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    Nikon D3S

    By 14 October 2009

    Nikon has announced the "S" upgrade to their popular D3 model, in what they are calling "the most significant S update" they've made. The Nikon D3S features a redesigned 12.1-megapixel (effective) full frame FX CMOS sensor, with a new Dust Reduction System...

  • Nikon D3S brings video and ISO 102,400
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    Nikon D3S brings video and ISO 102,400

    By 14 October 2009

    Nikon has announced the "S" update of the D3 pro model, following its trend of tweaking existing models. Adding to the D3's already impressive spec sheet is a new FX CMOS sensor. Although it maintains the 12.1-megapixel resolution of the original D3,...

  • Nikon D3S breaks cover
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    Nikon D3S breaks cover

    By 14 October 2009

    The British Journal of Photography has spilled the beans on Nikon's latest camera expected to be launched on Wednesday. "Last week I travelled to St Andrews for the pre-launch of the Nikon D3s, a camera that can see what the eye cannot, by virtue of its...

  • Nikon S1000pj gets torn apart
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    Nikon S1000pj gets torn apart

    By 7 October 2009

    Wondered what the insides of a digital camera with a projector built in looked like? Thought you did, and so did the chaps over at iFixit who this time have taken apart a Nikon S1000pj for all to see. What have we learnt from the experience? Not much...

  • SanDisk Extreme Pro CF launches
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    SanDisk Extreme Pro CF launches

    By 16 September 2009

    SanDisk has launched its latest professional grade CompactFlash card, the Extreme Pro. The new cards are pitched at pro photographers, offering read and write speeds up to 90MB/s, with cards coming in from 16, 32 and 64GB capacities SanDisk claims the...

  • Daily Tech Deal: Nikon Coolpix S225 under £100
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    Daily Tech Deal: Nikon Coolpix S225 under £100

    By 4 September 2009

    As part of the Jessops bank holiday deals (obviously a follow on from last month) the Nikon Coolpix S225 is being offered up for £99. It appears that the price is pretty competitive, sweetened further by the option of bundled deals which might save you...

  • Nikon D300s DSLR camera  review
    Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    Nikon D300s DSLR camera review

    By 3 September 2009

    The D300s updates the D300 with some major and not so major features. Obvious among them is the addition of a 720p movie-shooting mode with contrast detection AF while shooting in Tripod movie mode. Hand-held movie shooting the focusing is fixed or you...

  • Nikon drops price of D5000 digicam
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    Nikon drops price of D5000 digicam

    By 1 September 2009

    Nikon has thrown a bone to the cash-strapped amongst you, chopping the price of its D5000 DSLR by £100, or even more if you buy it with a lens kit. Antonio Guillen, Nikon's Consumer Digital SLR Product Manager, told Pocket-lint: "The introduction of...

  • Nikon D3000 DSLR camera  review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Nikon D3000 DSLR camera review

    By 25 August 2009

    With digital SLRs well within the realm of mass-market affordability, what’s to stop every family from owning one? Financial penury aside, a perceived uphill learning curve perhaps, and that’s where Nikon’s latest 10-megapixel entry-level model,...

  • Beyond Megapixels, 10 innovative compact cameras
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    Beyond Megapixels, 10 innovative compact cameras

    By 13 August 2009

    The compact camera market is a dog fight for tech companies. Hundreds of the things are launched every year and, now that the megapixel war has moved on to mobiles and everyone's teamed up with a quality lens maker, it's getting tougher and tougher to...

  • VIDEO: Nikon COOLPIX S1000pj advert
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    VIDEO: Nikon COOLPIX S1000pj advert

    By 5 August 2009

    Can your digital camera do this? Nuff said. Ny-kon's new S1000pj gets an delightfully cheesy US ad. For a slightly more British take on the new device then check out our Megawhat video - link below.

  • VIDEO: Nikon COOLPIX S1000pj projector camera
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    VIDEO: Nikon COOLPIX S1000pj projector camera

    By 5 August 2009

    Here's a brief look, in video form, of some of the features and functionality of Nikon's latest camera. It's got everything you'd expect from a premium COOLPIX model, with the surprising addition of a miniature projector. There's also the more standard...

  • Nikon Coolpix S1000pj projector camera - First Look review
    Cameras 0 out of 5

    Nikon Coolpix S1000pj projector camera - First Look review

    By 4 August 2009

    The race to put projectors in absolutely everything is gathering steam. Following the release of several recent low-cost "pico" projectors, the technology was then taken up by Samsung in a mobile phone, and Nokia and Apple filed similar patents shortly...

  • Nikon COOLPIX S1000pj projector camera
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    Nikon COOLPIX S1000pj projector camera

    By 4 August 2009

    Nikon's COOLPIX S1000pj was recently unveiled, but amongst all the press materials, there was a conspicuous lack of any pictures of the projector-camera actually doing its thing. So we went and got some. We also got a bunch of shots of the menu system...

  • Nikon announces COOLPIX S640 and S570
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    Nikon announces COOLPIX S640 and S570

    By 4 August 2009

    As well as the S1000pj compact that offers a built-in pico projector, Nikon has also announced the introduction of two more COOLPIX branded compacts, one which is "as fast as a DSLR" and the other, an "elegantly stylish, yet simple to use colourful" model....