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Nikon updates UK prices for D800, D800E and D4, honours pre-order pricing

Nikon updates UK prices for D800, D800E and D4, honours pre-order pricing

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Nikon has updated the pricing for its new professional line of DSLR cameras - the Nikon D800, Nikon D800E and Nikon D4. The company has apologised for originally releasing the incorrect information, which it puts down to an unfortunate "local internal... >>

ALL NEW: Pocket-lint Podcast #71 - Todd McFarlane, Super Bowl ads and Nikon D800

ALL NEW: Pocket-lint Podcast #71 - Todd McFarlane, Super Bowl ads and Nikon D800

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In this week's edition of the 30-minute spectacular that is the Pocket-lint Podcast, the team looks at the camera launches by Olympus, Nikon and Canon, and chat to comic book legend  Todd McFarlane, executive art director of the superb new role-playing... >>

Nikon D800 video samples roundup

Nikon D800 video samples roundup

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Nikon’s new D800 can shoot broadcast-quality 1080p video, at least that's what they tell us. It damn well needs to, as Canon has had quite a monopoly over video fans with its 5D MK II. On paper the D800 delivers in just about every respect. It trumps... >>

Nikon D700 vs Nikon D800

Nikon D700 vs Nikon D800

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The D800 is here. Nikon has finally announced a successor to its now long in the tooth D700. The new camera has given us so much to talk about that we figured a versus was only fair.We aren’t trying to work out which camera is better here, as we would... >>

What is the Nikon D800E?

What is the Nikon D800E?

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Nikon has actually launched two DLSR cameras today. The first is the Nikon D800, the second is the D800E, "the ultimate alternative", the "special edition", as Nikon refers to it.The D800E is based on the D800. Actually, it's the same camera, with all... >>

Nikon D800 pictures and hands-on

Nikon D800 pictures and hands-on

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The Nikon D800 is a new enthusiast or semi-professional full-frame model. Pocket-lint was on hand to grab the new camera as soon as it was announced, to have a quick play and show you what the camera looks like in the flesh.It has evolved out of the popular... >>

Nikon D800: full frame, full HD, full of 36 megapixels

Nikon D800: full frame, full HD, full of 36 megapixels

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The Nikon D800 is a new full-frame DSLR in Nikon's professional line of cameras, sitting on a new 36-megapixel CMOS sensor. The model borrows much of the styling of the D700, mixing in technology from the Nikon D4.Top of the bill is that new 36-megapixel... >>

Nikon Coolpix S6300, S9200, S9300 pictures and hands-on

Nikon Coolpix S6300, S9200, S9300 pictures and hands-on

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At the top end of Nikon's Style range of compact cameras you find the newly announced Nikon Coolpix S6300, Coolpix S9200 and S9300. They offer a wider range of features, controls and larger lenses than cameras at the bottom end of the range.We managed... >>

Nikon Coolpix S2600, S3300, S4300 pictures and hands-on

Nikon Coolpix S2600, S3300, S4300 pictures and hands-on

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Nikon has updated its S range (S for style), bringing a host of new affordable compact cameras to the table. On offer are the Nikon Coolpix S2600, Coolpix S3300 and Coolpix S4300.All the new models are compact and colourful, offer loads of shooting features... >>

Nikon Coolpix P510, L810, L310 pictures and hands-on

Nikon Coolpix P510, L810, L310 pictures and hands-on

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Nikon has announced a trio of superzoom cameras, one falling into the P (performance) series and two in the L (life) series. Although Nikon makes this division, it makes sense to look at all the superzoom models together, if that's the type of camera... >>

Nikon Coolpix P310 pictures and hands-on

Nikon Coolpix P310 pictures and hands-on

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The Nikon Coolpix P310 is an incremental upgrade of the Coolpix P300 launched in 2011. It is a compact that offers more than it's fair share of controls, pitched to photographers who know what they want from their camera.In the hand the compact metal... >>

Nikon Coolpix S30 pictures and hands-on

Nikon Coolpix S30 pictures and hands-on

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With the Nikon Coolpix S30, Nikon have stepped into a new category of camera, and it's all about family. This is a camera you can put into the hands of your children without worrying about how much damage they'll do to it.Built like a plastic tank, the... >>

Nikon Coolpix S4300 and S3300 16-megapixel snappers land

Nikon Coolpix S4300 and S3300 16-megapixel snappers land

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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

Nikon Coolpix S30 unleashed for big-button family fun

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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

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

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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

Nikon Coolpix S9300 and Coolpix S6300 zoom in for serious fun

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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

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

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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 a... >>

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

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

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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... >>

Nikon D800 outed by Nikon.de?

Nikon D800 outed by Nikon.de?

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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

Nikon D4 offers HTTP mode, optimised for iPhone control

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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

Nikon D4 gives pro photographers something to shoot for

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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

Nikon D4 pictures and hands-on

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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

Year in review 2011: September

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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?

Nikon D4 landing in 2012 with XQD support?

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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
3.0 stars

Nikon Coolpix S1200pj

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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
4.0 stars

Nikon Coolpix S8200

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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

Nikon D800 pictures leak, specs still sketchy

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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... >>

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

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

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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
4.0 stars

Nikon 1 J1

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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
4.0 stars

Nikon 1 V1

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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
4.0 stars

Nikon Coolpix P7100

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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

Inside the Nikon 1 factory

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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?

Nikon 1: Has Nikon got it right?

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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

Expanding the Nikon 1 system: Accessories and concepts

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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

Nikon 1 J1 pictures and hands-on

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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... >>

Nikon 1 V1 vs Sony NEX-5N

Nikon 1 V1 vs Sony NEX-5N

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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

Nikon 1 V1 pictures and hands-on

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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

Nikon 1 compact system camera range celebrated with massive system camera

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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

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

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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

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

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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

Nikon 1 J1: The compact interchangeable lens camera

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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

I Am Coming: Nikon teases new camera

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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

Nikon Coolpix S100 hands-on

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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

7 Days living with ... film photography

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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

Nikon Coolpix S8200 pictures and hands-on

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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

Nikon Coolpix S1200pj pictures and hands-on

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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

Tech deal: Nikon launches D5100 cashback offer

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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

Nikon Coolpix P7100 pictures and hands-on

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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... >>