Nikon archive

  • Nikon Image Space photo hosting site launches 28 January
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    Nikon Image Space photo hosting site launches 28 January

    By 22 January 2013

    Nikon has announced that will launch its new online photo-sharing service on 28 January. Called Nikon Image Space, the service will take over from "my Picturetown" which the camera company launched in 2007 and which, it says, has been "very popular"....

  • Nikon D5200: Same sharpness issues as some D7000 models experienced?
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    Nikon D5200: Same sharpness issues as some D7000 models experienced?

    By 12 January 2013

    Amid the madness of last week's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Pocket-lint was able to prise away a final firmware version of the Nikon D5200 for an extended play. The glitzy red devil has a brand new 24-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor at its core,...

  • Nikon 1 S1 pictures and hands-on
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    Nikon 1 S1 pictures and hands-on

    By 8 January 2013

    Nikon's 1-series has seen a host of releases in the past few months, which has also introduced the latest entry-level model, the Nikon 1 S1.  Pocket-lint sampled the latest 1-series goods at the Nikon stand at this year's Consumer Electronics Show to...

  • Nikon 1 J3 pictures and hands-on
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    Nikon 1 J3 pictures and hands-on

    By 8 January 2013

    The rumours were true - Nikon has announced the J3 mere months after the lid was lifted on the J2 model. So why such a quick turnarond? The J3 is smaller, lighter and, well, just all-round better than the J2. It's also got an updated menu system that's...

  • Nikon Coolpix S6500 and Coolpix S2700 announced
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    Nikon Coolpix S6500 and Coolpix S2700 announced

    By 8 January 2013

    Nikon has added two new Coolpix compact cameras to its portfolio: the Coolpix S6500 and Coolpix S2700.  The Coolpix S6500 comes with Wi-Fi built in, so you can share your images quickly and easily, with compatibility with Android and iPhone - once you've...

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

  • Winners and losers of 2012
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    Winners and losers of 2012

    By 28 December 2012

    This has been quite a year in technology. This time last year our pockets were filled with the likes of the Galaxy Nexus and the iPhone 4S. Now it’s all about quad-cores and Instagram on Android. Crazy eh? For consumer and company alike 2012 was mostly...

  • Nikon 1 series refresh incoming: J3 and new S1 models anticipated
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    Nikon 1 series refresh incoming: J3 and new S1 models anticipated

    By 27 December 2012

    If rumours are anything to go by, then the Consumer Electronics Show will be the stage to reveal Nikon's latest 1-series cameras: the Nikon 1 J3 and alleged Nikon 1 S1.  In what would be among the shortest of product cycles we've yet seen for a compact...

  • FocusMaker takes the effort out of a perfect DSLR focus pull
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    FocusMaker takes the effort out of a perfect DSLR focus pull

    By 10 December 2012

    With more and more people using DSLRs to film rather than just snap photos, an increasing number are realising that the art of keeping shots in focus when moving around is really hard. It's a problem the movie industry has suffered for years, with the...

  • The Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular - Day 1: Win a Nikon Coolpix P7700
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    The Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular - Day 1: Win a Nikon Coolpix P7700

    By 6 December 2012

    Pocket-lint has teamed up with Nikon to bring you the chance of winning a Nikon Coolpix P7700 on the first day of the Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular! The bright 7.1x Nikkor zoom lens with fast f/2.0-4.0 aperture enables vivid images in low light and beautiful...

  • Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 in pictures
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    Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 in pictures

    By 30 November 2012

    The 9th annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards saw the best and brightest from the world of technology get together for a rip-roaring bash last night in central London. A good time was had by all, winners and losers included.  As is always the case, the Pocket-lint...

  • Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 winners announced
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    Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 winners announced

    By 30 November 2012

    This year has been a bumper year for gadgets. In 2012 we've had the launch of the iPad mini, the Nexus 7 and 10, two full-sized iPads, dozens of devices from Asus and Samsung, and the Microsoft Surface and others - and that's just in tablets. When you...

  • Best compact system cameras available today
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    Best compact system cameras available today

    By 21 November 2012

    The compact system camera, a relatively new thing in the digital camera world, has now reached a maturity all of its own. There is a wide variety of CSCs to choose from, some good, some bad. Pocket-lint is only interested in the good ones. So here they...

  • Best compact cameras available today
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    Best compact cameras available today

    By 20 November 2012

    Compact cameras are multiplying like Mogwai in water. Look away, turn back and suddenly there's hundreds you've never clapped eyes on before. So, what do you do in the face of this ever-encroaching apertured army? It's not a trick question. You've already...

  • Best DSLR cameras available today
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    Best DSLR cameras available today

    By 19 November 2012

    Whether it's for a Christmas present, a birthday present or time to treat yourself, you're going to need to know where to spend your hard-earned cash when shopping for the best DSLR cameras around. Now, we recognise at Pocket-lint that there's no one...

  • Best camera 2012: 9th Pocket-lint gadget awards nominees
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    Best camera 2012: 9th Pocket-lint gadget awards nominees

    By 7 November 2012

    Just because cameras on smartphones were going all sorts of crazy in 2012 didn’t mean the world of the conventional shooter wasn’t exciting. Far from, it in fact, with a shiny new camera turning up at Pocket-lint Towers almost weekly. So what made...

  • Nikon D5200 pictures and hands-on
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    Nikon D5200 pictures and hands-on

    By 6 November 2012

    Nikon has not only gone DSLR crazy this year, but also megapixel mad. And we mean that in a good way. The latest Nikon D5200 model - which Pocket-lint was on hand to try out at a pre-launch event - features a brand new 24-megapixel APS-C sensor at its...

  • Nikon rumoured to announce D5200 in next day or two, specs leaked
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    Nikon rumoured to announce D5200 in next day or two, specs leaked

    By 5 November 2012

    Nikon is preparing to release details of its long-awaited D5200 DSLR camera in the next couple of days, or so rumours suggest. There are even murmurings that the announcement could come as soon as midnight tonight in the US (between 5am and 8am UK time)....

  • Nikon 1 V2 pictures and hands-on
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    Nikon 1 V2 pictures and hands-on

    By 24 October 2012

    Take one look at the Nikon 1 V2 and it's clear that it's far more than a simple refresh of the original V1 model. The original, which we thought had an "uninspiring design", also lacked the external controls that more demanding photographers might expect...

  • Nikon Coolpix S800c review
    Cameras 3 out of 5

    Nikon Coolpix S800c review

    By 12 October 2012

    As mobile phones begin to penetrate what once was “camera-only” ground, the proliferation of such smartphones is said to be the demise of compact camera sales. The solution? Camera inoculation. At least that’s where the Nikon Coolpix S800c has gone...

  • Nikon D600 review
    Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    Nikon D600 review

    By 8 October 2012

    Full-frame, as it’s often described, is the pinnacle of DSLR photography as it offers a large- frame sensor the same size as that used by traditional 35mm film. The Nikon D600, the little brother of the D800, offers this FX format which, as Nikon likes...

  • Nikon D4 vs D800 vs D600 full-frame low-light showdown
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    Nikon D4 vs D800 vs D600 full-frame low-light showdown

    By 5 October 2012

    All this talk of resolution and low-light capabilities got the 'Lint team scratching their heads. Which full-frame Nikon DSLR would win in a face-to-face low-light test? So, just for fun, we thought we'd pit the Nikon D4 against the Nikon D800 and, just...

  • Nikon Coolpix P7700 review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Nikon Coolpix P7700 review

    By 2 October 2012

    With the abundance of high-end compact cameras flooding the market of late, making a decision on which to buy is all the harder. Nikon’s Coolpix P7700, which updates the good but ultimately outclassed Coolpix P7100, is an overhaul of the company’s...

  • Nikon Coolpix P7700: The first sample images
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    Nikon Coolpix P7700: The first sample images

    By 1 October 2012

    We've lived with the Nikon Coolpix P7700 for a long weekend now, and we've been steadfastly snapping through stacks of images to see how it performs.  There's a lot to like upon initial impressions - the 28-200mm f/2.0-4.0 lens paired with a 12-megapixel...

  • Apple tops list of UK's coolest brands, Nikon enters top 20 for first time
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    Apple tops list of UK's coolest brands, Nikon enters top 20 for first time

    By 24 September 2012

    Apple has come first in the annual CoolBrands survey to find out which companies and brands are the UK's coolest. And technology and social media brands in general have taken over 45 per cent of the top 20, in comparison to last year's 25 per cent. The...