Nikon archive

  • Nikon Coolpix S4300 and S3300 16-megapixel snappers land
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    Nikon Coolpix S4300 and S3300 16-megapixel snappers land

    By 1 February 2012

    Nikon has announced a couple of follow-ups to last year's Coolpix S3100: the Nikon Coolpix S4300 and the Nikon Coolpix S3300. These lower end compacts have an emphasis on style, small sizes and simple point-and-shoot operations and, with their sub £150...

  • Nikon Coolpix S30 unleashed for big-button family fun
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    Nikon Coolpix S30 unleashed for big-button family fun

    By 1 February 2012

    If you're looking for a family friendly camera that you can chuck in your bag, the Nikon Coolpix S9300 and Coolpix S6300 may be a bit OTT for your needs - you may be better off with the Nikon Coolpix S30. The S30 is designed with novice digital camera...

  • Nikon Coolpix P310: The affordable f/1.8 compact for photographers
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    Nikon Coolpix P310: The affordable f/1.8 compact for photographers

    By 1 February 2012

    The Nikon Coolpix P310 updates the excellent Coolpix P300 launched in 2011 and offers a relatively high-end, but not expensive, compact with plenty of creative controls for photographers who want a little more out of their pocketable camera. Headlining...

  • Nikon Coolpix S9300 and Coolpix S6300 zoom in for serious fun
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    Nikon Coolpix S9300 and Coolpix S6300 zoom in for serious fun

    By 1 February 2012

    It was only a few months ago that Nikon refreshed the Coolpix S-series but the Japanese camera giant is back with a raft of new snappers for the range, including the new king of the clan - the Nikon Coolpix S9300. The 9300 is a compact camera that blurs...

  • Nikon adds cheap and cheerful S2600, L25 and L26 cameras to Coolpix range
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    Nikon adds cheap and cheerful S2600, L25 and L26 cameras to Coolpix range

    By 1 February 2012

    Nikon has expanded and refreshed its Coolpix compact camera range with a trio of easy to use and inexpensive new models: The S2600, which is an exclusive to Argos in the UK, the L25 and the L26. The Nikon Coolpix S2600 is a 14-megapixel snapper with...

  • Nikon Coolpix P510 boasts 42x optical zoom, becomes nosy parker's new best friend
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    Nikon Coolpix P510 boasts 42x optical zoom, becomes nosy parker's new best friend

    By 1 February 2012

    Are you a nosy parker? Do you like to get in on the action without actually having to hone your melee skills? Nikon believes its latest Coolpix superzoom offering will have you covered. Ahead of a big photography tradeshow in Japan this month, the company...

  • CES 2012 preview: we're here
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    CES 2012 preview: we're here

    By 8 January 2012

    The International CES 2012 is now upon us and Pocket-lint is on the ground in Las Vegas, ready and poised to bring you all the action as it happens. But what will be at the biggest consumer electronics trade show this year to get us all excited about...

  • Nikon D800 outed by Nikon.de?
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    Nikon D800 outed by Nikon.de?

    By 8 January 2012

    Rumours about the D800 have been circulating for a while, from leaked specs to product images. The recent launch of Nikon's new flagship pro camera, the Nikon D4, hasn't distracted those looking out for a new enthusiast model to replace the D700. As if...

  • Nikon D4 offers HTTP mode, optimised for iPhone control
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    Nikon D4 offers HTTP mode, optimised for iPhone control

    By 6 January 2012

    Nikon's new pro DSLR camera features a HTTP mode, thanks to its inbuilt networking functionality, so you'll be able to remotely control the camera with your iPhone. The Nikon D4 features an Ethernet port to hook up to your network, but the HTTP functions...

  • Nikon D4 gives pro photographers something to shoot for
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    Nikon D4 gives pro photographers something to shoot for

    By 6 January 2012

    Nikon has announced the Nikon D4, their new flagship professional digital SLR camera. The Nikon D4 betters the D3 and subsequent D3s in many areas, with Nikon setting a firm eye on having this new camera in place for the 2012 London Olympic Games. The...

  • Nikon D4 pictures and hands-on
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    Nikon D4 pictures and hands-on

    By 6 January 2012

    Cradling the Nikon D4 in your hands, it's immediately obvious that this is a beast of a camera. It sits at the top of Nikon's DSLR line-up, offering professionals the best of what Nikon can pour into a camera. But Nikon was keen to stress exactly where...

  • Year in review 2011: September
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    Year in review 2011: September

    By 30 December 2011

    Cameras and tablets filled the tech landscape in September. We however were far too distracted by the fact that Star Wars had arrived on Blu-ray. In what has to be our launch stunt of the year, London had its BT tower transformed into a giant lightsaber...

  • Nikon D4 landing in 2012 with XQD support?
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    Nikon D4 landing in 2012 with XQD support?

    By 12 December 2011

    If you've only just managed to calm yourself down after taking in the Nikon D800 rumours last month then prepare to get all hot and bothered again as the well-trodden internet rumour mill has thrown up yet another Nikon flavoured gem by way of the Nikon...

  • Nikon Coolpix S1200pj review
    Cameras 3 out of 5

    Nikon Coolpix S1200pj review

    By 29 November 2011

    At one time - say the mid 1970s to mid 1980s - projecting our photographs or Super 8 films was the chief way to share holiday exploits and pictorial adventures with friends and family. In the digital age, when most of our snapshots are dumped on a hard...

  • Nikon Coolpix S8200  review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Nikon Coolpix S8200 review

    By 25 November 2011

    Nikon’s Coolpix S8200 is small and compact, yet packs a punch with its 14x optical zoom lens. Able to deliver a 25mm wide-angle through to 350mm telephoto there’s plenty of scope to capture groups of people, landscapes, or zoom right in to pick out...

  • Nikon D800 pictures leak, specs still sketchy
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    Nikon D800 pictures leak, specs still sketchy

    By 20 November 2011

    The Nikon D800 is on the horizon if pictures emerging on the Internet are to be believed. The front and rear images, albeit with names and numbers obscured, claim to be of the new Nikon D800.  The Nikon D800 looks like an update or replacement for the...

  • Best Digital Camera 2011: 8th Pocket-lint Awards contenders
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    Best Digital Camera 2011: 8th Pocket-lint Awards contenders

    By 31 October 2011

    November is nearly upon us which can mean only two things. And this isn’t an article about Bonfire Night. Yes, drop your fireworks and pick up your thinking caps, it’s time to start nominating for the 8th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards. If you want to...

  • Fully working Nikon Halloween costume should snap a few prizes (video)
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    Fully working Nikon Halloween costume should snap a few prizes (video)

    By 28 October 2011

    We're sure many of you will be getting ready for some kind of Halloween high-jinx ever the weekend, and that may involve dressing up in some kind of costume. However, you'd have to be going some lengths to top this chaps efforts as he dons a working Nikon...

  • Nikon 1 J1 review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Nikon 1 J1 review

    By 24 October 2011

    The Nikon 1 J1 is the second of Nikon’s new compact mirrorless system cameras featuring a new 10.1-megapixel CX sensor and a new lens mount. Nikon has wisely put ease of use and image quality at the core of this shooter. The J1 is, however, cheaper...

  • Nikon 1 V1 review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Nikon 1 V1 review

    By 19 October 2011

    Nikon’s new system camera is the company's first for over fifty years, since the introduction of the Nikon F no less, and as such represents a true milestone for Nikon. The fact that the new system uses a 10.1-megapixel CX sensor, a new lens mount and...

  • Nikon Coolpix P7100  review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Nikon Coolpix P7100 review

    By 17 October 2011

    Nikon’s P7100 is built with the high-end user in mind. This 10.1-megapixel, 7.1x optical zoom compact is one of a handful to come equipped with an optical viewfinder - although with a 80 percent field of view it does have its limitations - and the body...

  • Inside the Nikon 1 factory
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    Inside the Nikon 1 factory

    By 17 October 2011

    Turn over your nearest gadget and there's an excellent chance you'll read “Made in China” on the casing. With labour cheap, resources close at hand, space costs at a minimum and the Chinese currency, the Yuan, kept low, it's not surprising that the...

  • Nikon 1: Has Nikon got it right?
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    Nikon 1: Has Nikon got it right?

    By 22 September 2011

    The world has waited a good two years and more for one of the camera “big two” to step into the market with a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera. Now that Nikon has done just that with the arrival of the Nikon 1 system - and the Nikon 1 J1 and...

  • Expanding the Nikon 1 system: Accessories and concepts
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    Expanding the Nikon 1 system: Accessories and concepts

    By 22 September 2011

    Launching a compact system camera without a system to support it would be disastrous. Fortunately, Nikon has announced a full run of accessories and lenses for their new Nikon 1 V1 and Nikon 1 J1 compact system cameras, or as they like to put it Advanced...

  • Nikon 1 J1 pictures and hands-on
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    Nikon 1 J1 pictures and hands-on

    By 21 September 2011

    The Nikon 1 J1 doesn’t offer as many features as its sibling camera the Nikon 1 V1, but as a result it is a mite more compact. These two cameras make up a new category for Nikon under the name "Nikon 1" and we managed to get our hands on both cameras...