Nikon archive

  • Nikon 1 V1 vs Sony NEX-5N
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    Nikon 1 V1 vs Sony NEX-5N

    By 21 September 2011

    Until now, the mirrorless camera market has remained a bit of a niche, never quite distracting snappers away from entry level DSLRs or top end compacts. Nikon, one of the photographic big two, and its entry into this camera category with the Nikon 1 system,...

  • Nikon 1 V1 pictures and hands-on
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    Nikon 1 V1 pictures and hands-on

    By 21 September 2011

    Nikon has announced two new compact system cameras: the Nikon 1 V1 and the Nikon 1 J1. We got our hands on both new cameras today, so until we can bring you our Nikon 1 V1 review, we’re happy to pass on our first impressions. The Nikon 1 V1 is the more...

  • Nikon 1 compact system camera range celebrated with massive system camera
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    Nikon 1 compact system camera range celebrated with massive system camera

    By 21 September 2011

    Nikon unveiled its Nikon 1 V1 and J1 compact system cameras in style, with a massive version of the J1 appearing overnight in London's Covent Garden. The big hand sculptures that hold it have been installed for some time, leading to much speculation as...

  • Nikon 1 V1 and J1 cameras complemented by lens and accessory range
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    Nikon 1 V1 and J1 cameras complemented by lens and accessory range

    By 21 September 2011

    To coincide with the launch of Nikon's first foray into the mirrorless camera market is the release of a bunch of new accessories to slap on its V1 and J1 snappers. Among them is the mount adapter FT-1, which allows you to fit AF-S and AF-I lenses onto...

  • Nikon 1 V1 mirrorless camera: Tough, tidy and packed with tech
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    Nikon 1 V1 mirrorless camera: Tough, tidy and packed with tech

    By 21 September 2011

    Nikon's brave new camera range has been bolstered by the daddy of the bunch, the Nikon 1 V1, a mirrorless tough "digital camera system" that combines high-end technologies with a tidy waistline and compact aspirations. Like its also newly launched stablemate,...

  • Nikon 1 J1: The compact interchangeable lens camera
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    Nikon 1 J1: The compact interchangeable lens camera

    By 21 September 2011

    So, Nikon is finally jumping head first into the mirrorless interchangeable lens game with the launch of its Nikon 1 range. And key to the new line-up is the fact that the company seems to be effectively endorsing compact system cameras, an area that...

  • I Am Coming: Nikon teases new camera
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    I Am Coming: Nikon teases new camera

    By 20 September 2011

    At 6pm on Wednesday 21 September 2011 Nikon will launch a new camera. What that camera will actually be is yet to be detailed, as Nikon hasn't mentioned that vital bit of information on the teaser site it has created for the announcement. Of course that’s...

  • Nikon Coolpix S100 hands-on
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    Nikon Coolpix S100 hands-on

    By 30 August 2011

    If you’re looking for slim and sophisticated then the Coolpix S100 is the most compact camera from Nikon's new line-up. Coming with a couple of eye-catching features in 3D and touchscreen control, it is destined for the pockets of party people. Measuring...

  • 7 Days living with ... film photography
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    7 Days living with ... film photography

    By 29 August 2011

    Almost everyone on Team Pocket-lint is a camera nut of some description but out of all of us with our various bits of high tech snapping kit, I've also got quite a strong collection of Lomo cameras. The question is though, is film still relevant beyond...

  • Nikon Coolpix S8200 pictures and hands-on
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    Nikon Coolpix S8200 pictures and hands-on

    By 26 August 2011

    The travel zoom category has thrown up some of our favourite cameras of late, putting a larger zoom into a still compact body is proving a popular choice, judging by the number we see in the hands of tourists. The Coolpix S8200 gives you a 14x zoom, ensuring...

  • Nikon Coolpix S1200pj pictures and hands-on
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    Nikon Coolpix S1200pj pictures and hands-on

    By 25 August 2011

    The Nikon Coolpix S1200pj is something of an oddball, as the "pj" indicates that it includes a projector. As Nikon’s third edition of its projector camera, it brings with it some changes for the better. The previous Nikon pj cams have been reasonable,...

  • Tech deal: Nikon launches D5100 cashback offer
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    Tech deal: Nikon launches D5100 cashback offer

    By 25 August 2011

    Amongst all the recent camera releases, Nikon has also just announced a deal which it hopes could persuade you to opt for one of its higher-end efforts. Those of you looking for a DSLR - specifically a Nikon D5100 - can claim up to £75 cashback. Seeing...

  • Nikon Coolpix P7100 pictures and hands-on
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    Nikon Coolpix P7100 pictures and hands-on

    By 25 August 2011

    Competing for the crown in high-end compacts is the Nikon Coolpix P7100, which replaces 2010’s Coolpix P7000. It puts itself up against the likes of the Canon PowerShot G12, hoping to appeal to those who want full control from their compact, perhaps...

  • Nikon Coolpix AW100 pictures and hands-on
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    Nikon Coolpix AW100 pictures and hands-on

    By 24 August 2011

    Offering adventurers protection from shock, water and freezing conditions, the new AW100 from Nikon is its first foray into the rugged camera category. Rather than pulling punches and putting out a cheap waterproof camera, Nikon have shot for the top...

  • Nikon S range headed up by the 3D shooting Coolpix S100
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    Nikon S range headed up by the 3D shooting Coolpix S100

    By 24 August 2011

    Had enough Nikon Coolpix action for one day, or can you handle one more blast? Well, we say one more blast, we actually mean three. But after this we're done, we promise. Saving the best until last (well, the worst actually, but there's still some excitement...

  • Nikon Coolpix S1200pj wants to hook up with your iPhone
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    Nikon Coolpix S1200pj wants to hook up with your iPhone

    By 24 August 2011

    Nikon wants to jump on the Apple-cart it seems, with the release of the Nikon Coolpix S1200pj - a pico-projector packing camera with full support for iOS devices. The projector in question is a 20 lumens one, packing DLP technology that offers an "instant...

  • Nikon frenzy continues with new Coolpix S8200 and S6200 superzooms
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    Nikon frenzy continues with new Coolpix S8200 and S6200 superzooms

    By 24 August 2011

    Nikon's camera release frenzy continues with the announcement of two new superzooms; the Coolpix S8200 and S6200. Coming in a variety of colours, each compact camera offers 16-megapixels of snap happy fun, with the step-up model (S8200) offering a CMOS...

  • Nikon Coolpix AW100 rugged camera breaks cover
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    Nikon Coolpix AW100 rugged camera breaks cover

    By 24 August 2011

    Nikon is to launch a new rugged camera to take on the Olympus Tough compact camera models and Panasonic FT3 on Wednesday 24 August - all according to a leaked press release.  The news, which hasn’t yet been made official by Nikon, has slipped out...

  • Nikon Coolpix P7100 flips out for LCD
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    Nikon Coolpix P7100 flips out for LCD

    By 24 August 2011

    Nikon's Coolpix P7000 had a bash at Canon's G-Series crown, and now it seems the Japanese giant is back for a second bite of the cherry with the official launch of the Nikon Coolpix P7100. At first glance the P7100 looks just like its older brother, but...

  • Best compact travel cameras
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    Best compact travel cameras

    By 26 July 2011

    We're now well into the holiday season and if you're lucky then you'll be off to sunnier climes for a much-needed vacation. This is the perfect to time to invest in a new snapper to capture all your holiday memories, but with so many options available,...

  • Best touchscreen compact cameras
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    Best touchscreen compact cameras

    By 12 July 2011

    The holiday season is here and if you're off somewhere exotic, then this is the perfect time to make sure that you've got a camera that's up to the task. Compacts are ideal for taking away with you as they weigh less in your luggage than a hefty SLR...

  • Space shuttle: the ultimate gadget - 30 years of service
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    Space shuttle: the ultimate gadget - 30 years of service

    By 8 July 2011

    Despite lifting off 135 times, making an appearance in a Bond film, and even its immortalisation in Lego, the famous space shuttle is taking early retirement. On 8 July 2011, the Atlantis orbiter will embark on the very last space shuttle mission bringing...

  • Nikon Coolpix P500   review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Nikon Coolpix P500 review

    By 19 May 2011

    Although we all like the idea of swapping camera lenses as and when we want to, in reality a one-lens-fits-all approach makes for greater convenience. A couple of months back Canon’s latest 35x optical zoom PowerShot in the SX30 IS nudged ahead of the...

  • Nikon Coolpix P300  review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Nikon Coolpix P300 review

    By 10 May 2011

    The Nikon Coolpix P300 looks to fill a gap towards the top end of the compact camera market that hasn’t been occupied with a worthy Coolpix model to date. Enter the Nikon Coolpix P300: a small, 12.2-megapixel compact with a 24-100mm F/1.8-4.9 image...

  • Nikon D5100   review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Nikon D5100 review

    By 27 April 2011

    The Nikon D5100 is Nikon’s update of the D5000 that launched in 2009, so has been anticipated for some time. It slots into Nikon’s line of DSLR models above the D3100 and beneath the D7000, both models from the second half of 2010. As such the D5100...