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Nikon Coolpix S6700, S3600 and S2800 compacts have been on the slimline tonic

Nikon Coolpix S6700, S3600 and S2800 compacts have been on the slimline tonic

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Nikon has announced a trio of compact cameras designed for everyday and boasting slim waistlines.The Nikon Coolpix S6700 has a 20-megapixel CCD sensor, 3-inch LCD screen and is capable of 720p video recording. A zoom lens offers 10x optical zoom and... >>

Nikon D3300 entry-level DSLR focuses on portability with retractable kit lens

Nikon D3300 entry-level DSLR focuses on portability with retractable kit lens

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Nikon has announced a new entry-level DSLR, the Nikon D3300, along with a new retractable Nikkor 18-55mm VR II kit lens.The new DSLR model tackles the common problem of bulkiness with the new lens, an approach we've seen from the likes of Olympus with... >>

Nikon Coolpix S6800 and S5300 bring Wi-Fi to compact camera range for a reasonable price

Nikon Coolpix S6800 and S5300 bring Wi-Fi to compact camera range for a reasonable price

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Nikon has announced a couple of Wi-Fi-enabled compact cameras that won't break the bank. Designed for taking photos to share on social networks and with loved ones, the Nikon Coolpix S6800 and Nikon Coolpix S5300 will both be available from February in... >>

Nikon Coolpix L Series brings superzoom to compact cameras, L830 UK exclusive

Nikon Coolpix L Series brings superzoom to compact cameras, L830 UK exclusive

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Nikon has announced a range of new Coolpix L Series cameras including the L830 which will be a UK exclusive. They each offer great zoom options for compact cameras.The 16-megapixel Nikon Coolpix L830 offers an impressive 34x optical zoom which extends... >>

Nikon Df review
4.0 stars

Nikon Df review

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Looking back to move forward - that’s what the Nikon Df is all about. This retro style DSLR marries the classic Nikon SLR style of years gone by with much of the Japanese company’s modern tech. It’s the only Nikon DSLR capable of supporting current... >>

Only Canon, Nikon, and Sony can fend off smartphone camera takeover, says report

Only Canon, Nikon, and Sony can fend off smartphone camera takeover, says report

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The smartphone takeover is so crippling for camera manufacturers that only Nikon, Canon and Sony will survive, or at least that's what the latest report from Reuters seems to preach.Much like the smartphone industry, which iOS and Android dominate, the... >>

Nikon camera users complain that firmware patch has rendered third-party batteries useless

Nikon camera users complain that firmware patch has rendered third-party batteries useless

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Reports are coming from some Nikon camera owners that after installing a firmware update designed to improve the features for a specific battery pack - the EN-EL14a - their cameras no longer accepted third-party versions of the battery.The firmware update... >>

Nikon Df official: The retro-style DSLR like a D4 from the past, complete with non-AI lens compatibility

Nikon Df official: The retro-style DSLR like a D4 from the past, complete with non-AI lens compatibility

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It's official - Nikon's "Pure Photography" camera, the Nikon Df, has been unveiled. But it's not what we had initially expected - this is a full-frame DSLR camera through and through, not the rumoured full-frame mirrorless camera that had been doing the... >>

Nikon teaser video adds further weight to full-frame FM2-style CSC rumours

Nikon teaser video adds further weight to full-frame FM2-style CSC rumours

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Nikon has recently been linked with a new full-frame compact system camera that will compete with the Sony Alpha A7. Rumours from Nikon specialist sites suggest that the "hybrid" camera will come in a body not too dissimilar to the original FM2 35mm snapper... >>

Nikon Coolpix L620 review
3.5 stars

Nikon Coolpix L620 review

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Too much control isn't always a good thing. Sometimes you want a camera that enables you to just pick it up and start shooting, and that's exactly what the Nikon Coolpix L620, with 14x optical zoom, is aimed. You just have to trust it and enjoy the ride.In... >>

Nikon FM2-style full-frame compact system camera rumoured, to take on the Sony Alpha A7

Nikon FM2-style full-frame compact system camera rumoured, to take on the Sony Alpha A7

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With Sony launching a full-frame compact system camera in the shape of the Sony Alpha A7 last week, eyes have been on the company's main rivals to see if they might follow suit. And Nikon seems to be the first to be about to show its hand in the arena.Rumours... >>

Nikon D5300 DSLR is all about connectivity: Wi-Fi and GPS on board, new processor and more

Nikon D5300 DSLR is all about connectivity: Wi-Fi and GPS on board, new processor and more

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Nikon has unveiled another model in its mid-level DSLR line, the D5300. It's hot on the heels of the earlier D5200 model, but this isn't a replacement: it's more like a subtle upgrade with its focus on built-in sharing functionality, along with some other... >>

Hands-on: Nikon D5300 review

Hands-on: Nikon D5300 review

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There's a new DSLR in the Nikon range, the D5300, which slots into the line-up alongside the D5200 model. Pocket-lint was on hand to get a feel for the new DSLR at a Nikon pre-launch event. It was only eight months ago that we saw the final D5200 model,... >>

Nikon D610 DSLR camera announced to replace D600, faster frame rate and that's about it

Nikon D610 DSLR camera announced to replace D600, faster frame rate and that's about it

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Nikon has announced an upgrade to the popular D600 with a few tweaks and improvements, but essentially the same specifications as before.The Nikon D610 is a full-frame DSLR camera with a 24.3-megapixel FX-format CMOS sensor, an ISO range of 100 to 6,400... >>

Nikon 1 goes waterproof with AW1, the first submersible compact system camera

Nikon 1 goes waterproof with AW1, the first submersible compact system camera

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Here's something you might not have anticipated from Nikon - the camera-maker has introduced the Nikon 1 AW1, a tough and waterproof compact system camera. The first in the world, no less.Submersible down to 15 metres , the new camera will need to don... >>

Nikon 1 AW1: Hands-on with the world's first waterproof compact system camera

Nikon 1 AW1: Hands-on with the world's first waterproof compact system camera

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Not content with the norm, Nikon has only gone and announced the Nikon 1 AW1 - the world's first waterproof compact system camera. We would like to say the first waterproof interchangeable lens camera, but there was a film SLR back in the day. But digital,... >>

Nikon Coolpix S02 hands-on: A dinky camera fit for Bond

Nikon Coolpix S02 hands-on: A dinky camera fit for Bond

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Nikon has updated its smallest compact camera, resulting in the Nikon Coolpix S02. Like its predecessor, this new model is a fully featured compact camera but only a little larger than a box of matches. Now pay attention 007.In the hand there's something... >>

Nikon Coolpix P7800 pictures and hands-on

Nikon Coolpix P7800 pictures and hands-on

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Nikon has launched a new high-end compact camera, the Nikon Coolpix P7800. It updates the Coolpix P7700, but retains many of the same specs and features.We had the chance to play with a pre-production sample of the Nikon Coolpix P7800 to discover the... >>

Nikon Coolpix S02: Tiny compact gets a bit more muscle

Nikon Coolpix S02: Tiny compact gets a bit more muscle

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Nikon has updated it's tiny compact camera, the Coolpix S02, bringing a better sensor to this diminutive snapper.The Nikon Coolpix S02 now has a 13-megapixel CMOS sensor, rather than the CCD sensor of last year's S01 model. It now offers Full HD video... >>

Nikon Coolpix P7800 adds a viewfinder to its high-end compact camera

Nikon Coolpix P7800 adds a viewfinder to its high-end compact camera

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Nikon has announced the Nikon Coolpix P7800, bringing a few updates to its high-end compact camera.Updating the popular Coolpix P7700, the new model occupies the same high-end space, looking to appeal to those enthusiasts who demand higher-quality results... >>

Nikon Coolpix S9500 review
3.5 stars

Nikon Coolpix S9500 review

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The Nikon Coolpix S9500 fits into that smartphone-won't-cut-it bracket: its 22x optical zoom lens not only means wide-angle shots can be captured, but those far away subjects are also well within reach. It's a straightforward point-and-shoot model that... >>

Nikon cuts profit forecast for year due to mirrorless camera struggle in Europe and US

Nikon cuts profit forecast for year due to mirrorless camera struggle in Europe and US

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Nikon's latest financial report revealed it has suffered from disappointing sales for mirrorless cameras in both Europe and the US, forcing the company to consider drastic decisions in terms of profit forecast and product offering.Yasuyuki Okamoto, president... >>

Nikon Coolpix L620 announced: Sensor refresh for 14x zoom model

Nikon Coolpix L620 announced: Sensor refresh for 14x zoom model

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The Nikon Coolpix L620 takes the 14x optical zoom and form factor of the previous L610 model and ups the megapixel count with a new 18-megapixel back-side illuminated sensor.That lens delivers through from a wide-angle 25mm equivalent to a far-away-capturing... >>

Nikon Coolpix S6600 comes with vari-angle LCD screen, Wi-Fi and 12x zoom

Nikon Coolpix S6600 comes with vari-angle LCD screen, Wi-Fi and 12x zoom

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Nikon has announced a compact in its Coolpix range that improves on its predecessor by adding a vari-angle LCD screen for more control over the composition of shots.The Nikon Coolpix S6600 shares many of the same specifications as the S6500 released in... >>

Nikon: We want to create a product that will change the concept of cameras

Nikon: We want to create a product that will change the concept of cameras

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Nikon has said it is looking to create a product that will change the concept of cameras in a hope that such a device will replace declining point and shoot camera sales.In an interview with Bloomberg, Makoto Kimura, President of Nikon told the news agency: "We... >>

Nikon Coolpix P520 review
4.0 stars

Nikon Coolpix P520 review

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Superzoom cameras tend to be pricey bits of kit these days. Not so for the Nikon Coolpix P520 - this Coolpix sure doesn't hold back on the zoom, yet cuts back on the price compared to many of its competitors. We were already fond of the previous Coolpix,... >>

Blur's Alex James uses Nikon D5200 to direct his own short movie for Virgin Media Shorts (video)

Blur's Alex James uses Nikon D5200 to direct his own short movie for Virgin Media Shorts (video)

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To kick off the annual Virgin Media Shorts short film competition, the TV, broadband and phone provider supplied Alex James, bassist from Blur and famous cheese-maker, with a Nikon D5200 and asked him to come up with something under the banner of "Life... >>

Nikon Coolpix P330
4.0 stars

Nikon Coolpix P330

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Nikon's putting a lot into the Coolpix range of late. The P330 model, which updates the previous P310, isn't a gentle nudge forward in the company's "performance" range, it's a far bigger step up thanks to the P330's inclusion of a larger 1/1.7-inch sensor... >>

Nikon Coolpix A
3.5 stars

Nikon Coolpix A

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Coolpix is rising up through the ranks and the introduction of the new king of the range - the Coolpix A - sure does show Nikon's commitment to the brand.But this Coolpix is far from your average compact. It may be small and light, but it comes loaded... >>

Nikon D7100
4.0 stars

Nikon D7100

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Cameras are evolving. The Nikon D7100 is testament to that - it not only employs enough top specs to rival even the well-established D300S from Nikon's own range but, and much like the Nikon D800E, has removed the low-pass filter from its imaging equation.... >>

Nikon Coolpix A: The first sample images

Nikon Coolpix A: The first sample images

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When Nikon unveiled its Coolpix A it was something of a surprise. A surprise that the Japanese camera company had gone and made a compact with an APS-C size sensor - or "Nikon DX format" as the company calls it - at its core.But it was as much a surprise... >>

Nikon Coolpix P330 pictures and hands-on

Nikon Coolpix P330 pictures and hands-on

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Nikon Coolpix is all change. Not only have we seen and played with the new Nikon Coolpix A - the company's first APS-C sensor compact camera - we've also had our mitts on the latest high-end consumer compact, the Nikon Coolpix P330.This update to the... >>

Nikon Coolpix A pictures and hands-on

Nikon Coolpix A pictures and hands-on

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Nikon's Coolpix range of compact cameras has grown in strength over the last few years, and now it just got serious: the Nikon Coolpix A represents the first APS-C compact camera from the Japanese manufacturer. The camera even has "made in Japan" emblazoned... >>

Nikon Coolpix P330 finally brings larger sensor size to the P-series

Nikon Coolpix P330 finally brings larger sensor size to the P-series

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Nikon's often sat a little behind in the high-end compact camera stakes, but the latest Nikon Coolpix P330 looks to redress the balance. This latest "performance" model comes equipped with a 1/1.7-inch sensor, finally upping the physical sensor size in... >>

Nikon Coolpix L320 offers 26x super zoom on a budget

Nikon Coolpix L320 offers 26x super zoom on a budget

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Nikon has surpassed itself with its new budget super zoom camera, with just about every spec from last year's model improved upon. The Nikon Coolpix L320 has a 16-megapixel CCD sensor (up from 14-megapixel) and a 26x super zoom extreme wide-angle lens... >>

Nikon's first APS-C sensor compact camera: Introducing the Nikon Coolpix A

Nikon's first APS-C sensor compact camera: Introducing the Nikon Coolpix A

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Nikon's only gone and "done a Fuji" by unveiling its first APS-C sensor compact camera: the Nikon Coolpix A. We're rather excited by this small-bodied, large-sensor compact.In Nikon speak, the Coolpix A has the same "DX" sensor size - measuring 23.6 x... >>

Nikon Coolpix S9500 pictures and hands-on

Nikon Coolpix S9500 pictures and hands-on

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Nikon's revamped the champion S-series Coolpix camera with its latest S9500 model. We were on hand at the Focus On Imaging show in Birmingham where we were able to nab this forthcoming compact model from one of Nikon's locked and sealed glass cabinets.Although... >>

Nikon Coolpix P520 pictures and hands-on

Nikon Coolpix P520 pictures and hands-on

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It's superzoom season and one of the first out of the camera woodwork is the Nikon Coolpix P520, the update to last year's affordable P510 model. Pocket-lint was on hand at this year's Focus On Imaging show in Birmingham's NEC to handle this big-zoomed... >>

Nikon Coolpix S3500 upgrades popular S3300 model with longer zoom

Nikon Coolpix S3500 upgrades popular S3300 model with longer zoom

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Nikon's S-series of Coolpix cameras has a new champion: the S3500. Billed as the replacement for the popular S3300 model, the latest S3500 adds a 7x optical zoom lens for a greater reach and yet higher resolution 20-megapixel CCD sensor than its predecessor.A... >>

Nikon D7100 pictures and hands-on

Nikon D7100 pictures and hands-on

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It's been rumoured for a long time and now it's finally here. We are, of course, talking about the Nikon D7100 - the company's latest APS-C DSLR camera that looks to give even the D300S a run for its money. Pocket-lint had a play with a pre-production... >>

Nikon 1 J3
3.5 stars

Nikon 1 J3

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The Nikon 1 J3 came as something of a surprise when it was announced little over four months after we first saw the J2 model. Clearly it's not only the camera's burst mode that's fast, it's also the whole series' apparent shelf life too.READ: Nikon 1... >>

Nikon 1 V2
3.5 stars

Nikon 1 V2

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Nikon's been reinventing its 1-series of compact system camera with a whole batch of new releases of late. The Nikon 1 V2 is the top-spec model in the series which incorporates a built-in electronic viewfinder and is, on the face of it, targeted at the... >>

Nikon D5200
4.0 stars

Nikon D5200

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The Nikon D5200 fills the high-resolution gap in the company's middle-spec DSLR space by squeezing a brand new 24-megapixel CMOS sensor into the new model. It was inevitable, really; such a resolution gap didn't really exist until Nikon launched the 24-megapixel... >>

Budget Nikon Coolpix L27 and L28 help save pennies

Budget Nikon Coolpix L27 and L28 help save pennies

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Nikon's Coolpix L27 and L28 cameras are megapixel-tastic. The L27 features a 16-megapixel sensor with a 5x optical zoom stuck on the front. The L28 goes one better, with a 20-megapixel sensor.The L27 ships with a 2.7-inch LCD, while the L28 is a 3-inch... >>

Nikon Coolpix AW110 and Coolpix S31 waterproof compacts announced

Nikon Coolpix AW110 and Coolpix S31 waterproof compacts announced

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Nikon's flurry of camera kit continues, this time with the S31 and AW110 Coolpix waterproof cameras. The AW110 is by far the more exciting of the two, being more like a GoPro than a conventional camera. The S31 is more a tough cam for the family, designed... >>

Nikon extends superzoom range: Nikon Coolpix P520 and L820 models added

Nikon extends superzoom range: Nikon Coolpix P520 and L820 models added

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Superzoom fans now have a new, "wireless ready" model to look forward to - the Nikon Coolpix P520. The update to last year's Coolpix P510 model is awash with subtle spec differences, but its the camera's compatibility with the WU-1a wireless mobile adaptor... >>

Nikon adds Wi-Fi to Coolpix S9500, groups in S9400 and S5200

Nikon adds Wi-Fi to Coolpix S9500, groups in S9400 and S5200

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Nikon has added Wi-Fi to its top-of-the-range, high zoom Coolpix S9500. Designed to help users share pictures over social networks, the camera doesn't skimp on spec, including an 18.1-megapixel back-illuminated CMOS image sensor and Nikkor 22x optical... >>

Nikon Image Space photo hosting site launches 28 January

Nikon Image Space photo hosting site launches 28 January

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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".Perhaps... >>

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

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

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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,... >>