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Photokina 2012: The cameras we're expecting to see

Photokina 2012: The cameras we're expecting to see

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Every two years the major camera manufacturers all gather at a huge convention centre in Cologne, Germany, to show off their latest camera gear. The 2012 show ought to be a biggie, particularly after  natural disasters in 2011 put the brakes on production... >>

Nikon D600 pictures and hands-on

Nikon D600 pictures and hands-on

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The Nikon D600 crosses the two segments of Nikon's line of DSLR cameras: it's a pro spec full-frame camera, with some distinctly consumer features. Launching at £1,955 - and without doubt some good deals will bring that price down after launch - it's... >>

Nikon D600: Full frame DLSR for under £2,000

Nikon D600: Full frame DLSR for under £2,000

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Nikon has today announced its smallest and lightest full-frame DSLR camera to date, the Nikon D600. The new Nikon D600 will bridge the gap between the top of Nikon's line of consumer DSLR cameras and the professional DSLR cameras, bringing the FX format... >>

Nikon 1 J2
3.5 stars

Nikon 1 J2

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The Nikon 1 J2 refreshes the original J1 - a compact system camera that had a tepid reception from photo enthusiasts, but succeeded among more casual snappers on the back of a strong advertising campaign - with an updated mode dial, new creative modes... >>

How to shoot a gigapixel image

How to shoot a gigapixel image

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Photography is the traditional cornerstone when it comes to capturing a magical, often iconic moment; a snapshot of time that’s a considered frame selected from a larger event. Or so it once was. In the digital age, photographers are thinking about... >>

Nikon Coolpix L610 and Coolpix S6400 pictures and hands-on

Nikon Coolpix L610 and Coolpix S6400 pictures and hands-on

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Finishing up Nikon's Coolpix range refresh are the 14x optical zoom L610 and 12x optical zoom S6400. The larger of the two, the L610 - shown here in black - has an extensive lens that can zoom from its 25mm wide-angle through to a 350mm equivalent. That's... >>

Nikon 1 WP-N1 underwater housing pictures and hands-on

Nikon 1 WP-N1 underwater housing pictures and hands-on

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Nikon 1 J1 and J2 owners can now explore the wonders of the deep, thanks to the WP-N1 underwater housing. This exterior surround attaches to the J1 or J2 - but not the V1 - and can withstand descending to depths as far down as 40m below the surface. The... >>

Nikon 1 J2 pictures and hands-on

Nikon 1 J2 pictures and hands-on

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Nikon's update to its 1-series J1 compact system camera has finally surfaced, and it's available in not only black, white, silver and red, but also fetching orange or pink shades for those more adventurous buyers. The Nikon 1 J2 isn't wholly different... >>

Nikon Coolpix P7700 pictures and hands-on

Nikon Coolpix P7700 pictures and hands-on

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Nikon's "big gun" of the Coolpix range has always been the P-series, now seen in its latest P7700 form. The camera has undergone a bit of a redesign compared to its bulky, boxy former P7100 self. It's still not small by any means, but this sizeable wedge... >>

Nikon Coolpix S01 ultra compact camera pictures and hands-on

Nikon Coolpix S01 ultra compact camera pictures and hands-on

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There's small and then there's small. Nikon has put the compact in compact with its Coolpix S01 model, a truly dinky, palm-of-the-hand-sized compact camera. Although miniature, this £149 compact isn't as tricky to use as we first assumed it might be.... >>

Nikon Coolpix S800C Android-based camera pictures and hands-on

Nikon Coolpix S800C Android-based camera pictures and hands-on

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It was only a matter of time before an OS such as Android made its way into a camera. Polaroid had headed up the idea with the SC1630 model, but now it's Nikon that's in line with the Coolpix S800C.This Coolpix not only offers the usual fun of a 10x optical... >>

Nikon D600 FX-format DSLR specs leak

Nikon D600 FX-format DSLR specs leak

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A cheaper alternative to Nikon’s all seeing, all doing Nikon D800 looks set to be revealed imminently, after specs purporting to belong to the FX-format Nikon D600 were leaked on the internet. There’s no official word from Nikon or photos (the pic... >>

Nikon Coolpix S6400: The compact for chic fashionistas

Nikon Coolpix S6400: The compact for chic fashionistas

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The Nikon Coolpix S6400 becomes the latest high-zoom snapper to be added to the manufacturer’s compact camera range, with a wide-angle 12x optical zoom. Measuring 19.8mm, the Nikon Coolpix S6400 has a 16-megapixel-backlit CMOS sensor that - coupled... >>

Compact and capable, the Nikon Coolpix P7700 is a camera for amateurs and pros alike

Compact and capable, the Nikon Coolpix P7700 is a camera for amateurs and pros alike

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The daddy of the compact cameras Nikon has announced today is the Coolpix P7700 (which we brought you leaked pictures of a few days back). It's a mighty model in features but small enough to carry in a pocket. Headline features include a fast, fixed f/2.0-4.0... >>

Nikon Coolpix S01: The mini compact camera smaller than your phone

Nikon Coolpix S01: The mini compact camera smaller than your phone

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Nikon has announced a new mini compact camera, the Nikon Coolpix S01, for those who want to take great shots, but not have something bulky in their bag. Measuring 51.2 x 77 x 17.2mm and weighing 96 grams, the camera - smaller and lighter in virtually... >>

Nikon Coolpix S800c: The Android and Wi-Fi compact camera

Nikon Coolpix S800c: The Android and Wi-Fi compact camera

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Nikon has announced the launch of the Nikon Coolpix S800c, a new compact camera powered by the Google Android operating system. With it, users can get apps for their camera in the same way they normally do their phone. The new camera will also come with... >>

Nikon Coolpix P7700 press shots leaked

Nikon Coolpix P7700 press shots leaked

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Nikon’s next-gen Coolpix advanced compact camera, the P7700, has been revealed in what look like the official press images. Although we’re still none the wiser with regards to any official specs for the follow-up to the Nikon Coolpix P7100, rumour... >>

Pocket-lint Podcast #97 - Virgin Media V Festival 2012

Pocket-lint Podcast #97 - Virgin Media V Festival 2012

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A bit of a departure for the podcast this week as the team report from the swanky and exclusive Virgin Media Louder Lounge in Hylands Park, Chelmsford, on the eve of the V Festival. They discuss their favourite festival gadgets, which festival technology... >>

Next Nikon Coolpix compact camera rumoured to run Android

Next Nikon Coolpix compact camera rumoured to run Android

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Nikon’s next Coolpix compact camera could well run Google’s Android operating system and might even be with us as early as 22 August. The Nikon Coolpix S800 (some are speculating that it will actually be the S800c) is rumoured to have access to all... >>

Nikon 1 J2 compact system camera refreshes range

Nikon 1 J2 compact system camera refreshes range

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Nikon has added to its Nikon 1 compact system camera range with a refresh of its best-selling model. The Nikon 1 J2 retains many of the top-level features of its predecessor (the J1) but adds a new Creative Mode for those who like to fiddle with in-camera.... >>

Nikon Coolpix L610 compact camera with 14x zoom turns beginners into pros

Nikon Coolpix L610 compact camera with 14x zoom turns beginners into pros

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Nikon has added to its Coolpix range with the L610, which has enough features to keep the keenest of camera fans enthused, with a few helping hands for photography novices.  The compact camera comes with a 16-megapixel backlit CMOS image sensor, which... >>

Compact system cameras (CSC): Which mirrorless system camera is best for me?

Compact system cameras (CSC): Which mirrorless system camera is best for me?

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Compact system cameras. No, wait, mirrorless interchangeable cameras. Or is it digital single lens mirrorless? It's no wonder that the onslaught of this relatively new camera market has caused its fair share of confusion. The announcement of the Canon... >>

Nikon Coolpix S9300
3.0 stars

Nikon Coolpix S9300

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Nikon’s travel zoom range was late to the fold compared to the competition and it has been a slower upturn for the company’s S9000-series. Yet the latest Coolpix S9300 has a specification that more closely resembles much of the competition. But with... >>

Nikon Coolpix P310
4.0 stars

Nikon Coolpix P310

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The Nikon Coolpix P310 is the company’s latest take on its high-end compact camera. Like the P300 that came before it, the P310’s biggest sell is its 24-100mm f/1.8-4.9 lens. But unlike the burgeoning competition the P310 doesn’t have a larger-than-average... >>

Nikon Coolpix AW100
3.5 stars

Nikon Coolpix AW100

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With compact cameras slimming down, folding optics becoming more sophisticated and prices dropping, more and more waterproof models are appearing. Nikon's first waterproof Coolpix is the AW100. But facing tough competition from stalwarts Olympus and Panasonic,... >>