Nikon archive

  • Effects mode on Nikon D5100 explored
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    Effects mode on Nikon D5100 explored

    By 19 April 2011

    One of the features swinging onto the brand spanking new Nikon D5100 is the Effects shooting mode. It has it’s own position on the dial and has been highlighted to us by Nikon on the couple of occasions that we’ve seen the new DSLR, which we now have...

  • Nikon Coolpix S9100   review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Nikon Coolpix S9100 review

    By 17 April 2011

    As the variety and quantity of “travel zoom” compacts grows, kicked off in earnest by Panasonic’s TZ series a couple of years back and now sporting everything from Full HD video and GPS to 3D shooting, it was about time Nikon pimped its Coolpix...

  • Nikon Coolpix S3100   review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Nikon Coolpix S3100 review

    By 5 April 2011

    The Nikon S3100 is a slender 5x zoom compact camera that’s an ideal point-and-shoot for the style-conscious. But is the budget Coolpix S3100 a true winner? Nikon’s latest line of “Style” Coolpix compacts ranges from the lower-spec S2500 up through...

  • Nikon D5100 rivals the Canon 600D, we go hands-on
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    Nikon D5100 rivals the Canon 600D, we go hands-on

    By 5 April 2011

    The Nikon D5100 is the replacement for the Nikon D5000 and Pocket-lint was on hand to spend some time with the new step-up entry-level camera that looks to take a bite out of the new Canon EOS 600D. The Nikon D5100 sits between the Nikon D3100 and D7000...

  • What is a pancake lens?
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    What is a pancake lens?

    By 8 March 2011

    Today is Pancake Day. Whether you're going to spend your evening flipping bits of fried batter or not is neither here nor there because the kinds of pancakes we're interested in on Pocket-lint are ones you can strap to the front of your camera - pancake...

  • Nikon Coolpix S2500   review
    Cameras 3 out of 5

    Nikon Coolpix S2500 review

    By 8 March 2011

    The Nikon Coolpix S2500 is a 12.1-megapixel budget compact with a slender 20mm body. Is the S2500 the perfect partner for great images? The Nikon S2500 is part of the new spring range of Coolpix compacts, bringing the range up to date. The onus is on...

  • Nikon Coolpix L23 hands on
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    Nikon Coolpix L23 hands on

    By 9 February 2011

    Had enough Nikon Coolpix action for one day, or can you squeeze in one more - the Coolpix L23? Go on, it's only wafer thin (well 29.3mm to be precise) and costs less than £70? Good stuff, we knew you could handle it. The L23 is a fun-cam option clearly...

  • Nikon Coolpix S9100 hands-on
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    Nikon Coolpix S9100 hands-on

    By 9 February 2011

    Nikon is giving photographers a chance to get in on the action with the new S9100 that sports a mega 18x optical zoom in a package the size of a bar of soap. Due out in March and costing around £299.99 the new Coolpix camera comes with a Nikkor wide-angle...

  • Nikon Coolpix S2500, S3100, S4100, and S6100 hands-on
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    Nikon Coolpix S2500, S3100, S4100, and S6100 hands-on

    By 9 February 2011

    Nikon has expanded its Coolpix lineup with a quartet of new cameras; the S2500, the S3100, the S4100 and the S6100 all profess to give you exactly what you need when out and about and wanting to snap that perfect moment. The good news for you is that...

  • Nikon Coolpix P500 and L120 say we want you to get close
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    Nikon Coolpix P500 and L120 say we want you to get close

    By 9 February 2011

    Nikon has announced two superzoom models, the advanced model is the Nikon Coolpix P500, replacing the P100, and the entry-level point and shoot superzoomer is the Nikon Coolpix L120.  The Nikon Coolpix P500 offers 36x zoom, giving you a run from the...

  • Nikon Coolpix P300 vs Canon PowerShot S95
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    Nikon Coolpix P300 vs Canon PowerShot S95

    By 9 February 2011

    It seems everyone’s getting in on the high end compact camera sector these days and a good thing too. The launch of the Nikon Coolpix P300 makes it the latest player to enter the game and it’s got some very interesting tricks up its sleeve. The question...

  • Nikon attacks the high-end with Coolpix P300
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    Nikon attacks the high-end with Coolpix P300

    By 9 February 2011

    The Nikon Coolpix P300 is the company’s attack on the high-end compact, slotting in under the Coolpix P7000 and offering an affordable, but high-spec compact at a price that isn’t too extravagant. Of all Nikon's new announcements for 2011, this...

  • Sony cameras more popular than Nikon
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    Sony cameras more popular than Nikon

    By 21 January 2011

    When you think of the top two camera manufacturers in the UK, you wouldn’t be wrong for thinking Canon and Nikon. But, if you were to put that down in a pub quiz today you would lose a point. According to the latest GfK figures for the UK market, it...

  • Nikon Coolpix S1100pj review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Nikon Coolpix S1100pj review

    By 18 January 2011

    Nikon’s Coolpix S1100pj is only the second camera in the world to feature and integrated projector, the first being Nikon’s Coolpix 1000pj; this is its update and replaces the previous model in the Coolpix range. The new Nikon Coolpix S1100pj has...

  • Nikon Coolpix S5100   review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Nikon Coolpix S5100 review

    By 14 January 2011

    The Nikon Coolpix S5100 is stylish new 12.2-megapixel digital compact that combines small size with big features, including HD 720p video, Vibration Reduction and Nikon’s clever Smart Portrait system, so just how well does it perform? The new S5100...

  • How to get close to the action: superzooms rated
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    How to get close to the action: superzooms rated

    By 29 December 2010

    In November the Kuwait Times published a story about a ban on DSLRs in Kuwait. It raised a few eyebrows until they published a retraction - there was no ban after all. But by that point it was too late. Pocket-lint had already started thinking. Seven...

  • Nikon Coolpix S80 review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Nikon Coolpix S80 review

    By 25 November 2010

    The Nikon Coolpix S80 is Nikon’s latest touchscreen controlled digital compact that features a 14-megapixel CCD sensor, a large, high-resolution (819,000 dots) 3.5-inch OLED touch sensitive screen and a 720p HD movie mode with stereo sound. The first...

  • Nikon D7000   review
    Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    Nikon D7000 review

    By 19 November 2010

    The Nikon D7000 is a new DSLR sandwiched between both the consumer and semi-pro categories. A lot is new: a brand new 16.2-megapixel sensor can capture stills and 1080p HD movies, while a new 39-point autofocus system and 2106 pixel RGB metering sensor...

  • Nikon D3100   review
    Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    Nikon D3100 review

    By 25 October 2010

    Nikon’s presence in the entry-level DSLR market has been strong for many years, and following the success of the D60 and D3000, the latest D3100 amps things up a couple of gears. With a storming features-list that takes advantage of relatively sparse...

  • Nikon Coolpix P7000   review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Nikon Coolpix P7000 review

    By 13 October 2010

    Nikon’s top-spec P7000 compact has a large 10.1MP sensor and wide 7.1x optical zoom (28-200mm equiv) lens. A clear competitor for Canon’s G-series crown then - but is it good enough to unhinge the current king? Nikon’s Coolpix cameras are undergoing...

  • Photokina 2010: Pocket-lint live at the show
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    Photokina 2010: Pocket-lint live at the show

    By 20 September 2010

    Photokina, the camera show that only happens every two years is upon us again, and that means a bevy of camera news and first looks are on their way on Pocket-lint this week. We are live at the show in Cologne, Germany to bring you all the latest at is...

  • Nikon P7000 hands on
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    Nikon P7000 hands on

    By 15 September 2010

    It's one thing to hear about the arrival of the Nikon Coolpix P7000 professional end compact camera but you don't know anything about it till you've had it in your hands. So, for those of you with hands too far away from Nikon, here's the next best thing....

  • Nikon Coolpix S80 hands on
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    Nikon Coolpix S80 hands on

    By 15 September 2010

    While good old Pocket-lint was down at getting a closer look at the Nikon D7000 DSLR, we also caught site of the recently announced Nikon Coolpix S80 from the compact range. It's rather pretty. The S80 is essentially point-and-shoot device, but with some...

  • Nikon D7000 hands-on
    Cameras

    Nikon D7000 hands-on

    By 15 September 2010

    The Full HD video shooting Nikon D7000 has touched down and is ready to go toe to toe with the Canon 60D. It's packed with the updated EXPEED 2 camera processor, a 16.2-megapixel CMOS DX sensor and a blinding ISO extendable to 25600. The 1080p video recording functionality on...

  • Nikon D7000: Ready to go up against the Canon 60D
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    Nikon D7000: Ready to go up against the Canon 60D

    By 15 September 2010

    Nikon has announced the details and specifications of its new DSLR, the D7000, a model that seems perfectly suited to a slug it out against the new Canon D60. It also marks the debut of the company's new 16.2-megapixel DX format CMOS image sensor. The...