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  • Hands on: Panasonic Lumix G6 review
    Cameras

    Hands on: Panasonic Lumix G6 review

    By 24 April 2013

    Like a G6: Panasonic's speedy new compact system camera has landed, but the Lumix G6 doesn't come with its own Far East Movement pop theme tune. Instead it comes loaded with a 16-megapixel sensor, the latest Venus processing engine, a built-in OLED viewfinder...

  • Panasonic TX-L47DT65 Smart 3D TV review
    Televisions 4 out of 5

    Panasonic TX-L47DT65 Smart 3D TV review

    By 22 April 2013

    Panasonic has brought its A-game to LED this year. After years of treading water, the brand’s engineering and design teams have seemingly been let off the leash, culminating in its DT65 Series screens which positively throb with bright, fresh ideas....

  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5 review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5 review

    By 11 April 2013

    The Panasonic FT5 is the tank of compact cameras: it's boxy, hard as nails and tough enough to flatten most traditional compact cameras' specifications too. Brute force is delivered in the form of water, dust, freeze and crush-proofing, while global positioning...

  • Hands on: Panasonic Lumix GF6 review
    Cameras

    Hands on: Panasonic Lumix GF6 review

    By 10 April 2013

    Panasonic has plumped out the specification of its latest Lumix GF6 compact system camera by including the same 16-megapixel sensor as found in the Lumix GX1. There are a host of other new features on board which include a tilt-angle LCD screen that can...

  • Panasonic Lumix GF6 brings improved controls, NFC and Wi-Fi in a compact system package
    Cameras

    Panasonic Lumix GF6 brings improved controls, NFC and Wi-Fi in a compact system package

    By 9 April 2013

    Panasonic has announced a new addition to its Lumix G series of compact system cameras, the Panasonic Lumix GF6. The Panasonic Lumix GF6 brings some noticeable advances over the previous model, the GF5, with the addition of a mode dial on the top, which...

  • Panasonic Lumix GF6 pictures and hands-on
    Cameras

    Panasonic Lumix GF6 pictures and hands-on

    By 9 April 2013

    Panasonic has redesigned its GF-series compact system camera with the introduction of the GF6 - the camera which adds Wi-Fi and NFC among bags of other features and also calls time on the GF5 which it will replace. Pocket-lint was shown the new, more...

  • Panasonic HC-X920 camcorder review
    Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    Panasonic HC-X920 camcorder review

    By 20 March 2013

    Any company making camcorders has its work cut out these days. The whole sphere of producing video has changed so much in recent years that there's only room for a couple of companies to have a crack of the whip, and actually make any money. Panasonic...

  • Death of plasma TV: Could Panasonic be thinking of pulling out?
    Home Cinema

    Death of plasma TV: Could Panasonic be thinking of pulling out?

    By 18 March 2013

    Panasonic is reportedly considering withdrawal from the plasma television market. As shocking as that may seem, Japanese newspaper Nikkei claims that the company has already halted new development of plasma display technology and will cease panel production...

  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40 review
    Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40 review

    By 13 March 2013

    The Panasonic Lumix TZ40 - or Lumix ZS30 as it's known to our friends across the Atlantic - is one of those enabling cameras. It's got a 20x optical zoom with optical image stabilisation squeezed into a small and pocketable design which means wide-angle...

  • Panasonic Lumix TZ40: The first sample images
    Cameras

    Panasonic Lumix TZ40: The first sample images

    By 11 March 2013

    We've been toying with the Panasonic Lumix TZ40 compact camera - better known as the Lumix ZS30 Stateside - for a couple of weeks now and have found it to be a lot of fun. With its versatile 20x optical zoom lens able to deliver a 24-480mm equivalent...

  • Panasonic says try before you buy on the Lumix DMC-GH3
    Cameras

    Panasonic says try before you buy on the Lumix DMC-GH3

    By 14 February 2013

    Panasonic will launch a try before you buy service with its new Lumix DMC-GH3. Those interested in buying the camera will be able to take it for a 48-hour spin before purchase, to see if it's right for them. The deal lets you play with a DMC-GH3 with...

  • Panasonic 4K 20-inch tablet pictures and hands-on
    Tablets

    Panasonic 4K 20-inch tablet pictures and hands-on

    By 12 February 2013

    We first saw the prototype Panasonic 4K 20-inch tablet at CES 2013 in Las Vegas. But it won' remain a prototype for much longer. Yup, this mega-size, ultra HD tablet is heading to the shelves later in the year. Aimed at the pro market, the giganta-tab...

  • Panasonic Viera ZT60 (TX-P60ZT60) plasma TV pictures and eyes-on
    Televisions

    Panasonic Viera ZT60 (TX-P60ZT60) plasma TV pictures and eyes-on

    By 11 February 2013

    Panasonic's been showing off what its top of the range ZT60 plasma telly is capable of at its annual showcase in Nice, France. Pocket-lint was on hand and able to get up close and personal with the limited-run 60-inch TV. Although there's no official...

  • Panasonic at CES 2013: 4K OLED, action cam and compacts
    Cameras

    Panasonic at CES 2013: 4K OLED, action cam and compacts

    By 11 January 2013

    Panasonic's stand at CES 2013 has glittered with AV and imaging debutantes as ever. In all the bright lights and camera flashes, of course, it can be hard to take stock of everything that the Japanese company has launched. Not to mention it's all brought...

  • Panasonic closing LCD plant to start production on OLED and 4K tablet
    Online

    Panasonic closing LCD plant to start production on OLED and 4K tablet

    By 10 January 2013

    Eagle-eyed television lovers will have spotted that Panasonic has changed its LCD range to use passive 3D technology. Not because it particularly believes passive 3D is the best 3D display tech, but as a result of shutting down its own LCD panel manufacturing...

  • Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1 Windows 8 Pro, JT-B1 Android tablets launched for the wild
    Tablets

    Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1 Windows 8 Pro, JT-B1 Android tablets launched for the wild

    By 9 January 2013

    Panasonic has announced two new Toughpad tablets at CES 2013. The Toughpad FZ-G1 and the JT-B1 join the FZ-A1, previously launched, presenting a range of options for those wanting a sturdy tablet for professional use. The Panasonic Toughpad FT-G1 is a...

  • Panasonic 56-inch 4K OLED TV pictures and eyes-on
    Home Cinema

    Panasonic 56-inch 4K OLED TV pictures and eyes-on

    By 9 January 2013

    Not one day ago we were bemoaning, via Twitter, the fact that OLED TVs were never going to happen. And then, literally hours later, Panasonic is telling us it has a new OLED TV which it hopes will be available “soon”. Of course, that’s not the same...

  • The Panasonic 4K 20-inch Windows 8 tablet, why not? We go hands-on
    Tablets

    The Panasonic 4K 20-inch Windows 8 tablet, why not? We go hands-on

    By 8 January 2013

    Panasonic has detailed a new 4K 20-inch tablet at its keynote presentation at CES in Las Vegas on Tuesday. The new giant tablet (18.7 x 13.1 x .4-inches and 5.3lbs) is aimed at the professional market like architects, photographers, movie makers and even...

  • Panasonic 4K OLED TV teased at CES 2013 keynote
    Televisions

    Panasonic 4K OLED TV teased at CES 2013 keynote

    By 8 January 2013

    Panasonic 4K OLED TV is the direction that the company is looking to head from CES 2013 onwards with its television technology, as outlined at the Las Vegas show's opening keynote conference. Not wanting its customers to have to choose between the two...

  • Panasonic's 2013 TV ranges announced. 16 plasmas and 16 LCDs
    Televisions

    Panasonic's 2013 TV ranges announced. 16 plasmas and 16 LCDs

    By 8 January 2013

    Panasonic has announced its 2013 range of TVs, and there’s some interesting technology here. First, the company was keen to promote its smart TV platform. It’s improving that this year, with something called My Home Screen. This is a customised user...

  • Panasonic’s 2013 TVs know who you are and are more accessible than ever
    Online

    Panasonic’s 2013 TVs know who you are and are more accessible than ever

    By 7 January 2013

    If you have hearing or vision problems, then Panasonic wants to make sure you’re not excluded from enjoying its smart TV services. And it wants to personalise the whole experience of smart TV to each user. The technologies for accessibility are nothing...

  • Panasonic HX-WA30, HX-WA3 and HX-DC3 active camcorders announced
    Online

    Panasonic HX-WA30, HX-WA3 and HX-DC3 active camcorders announced

    By 7 January 2013

    While all the news in action cameras these days is about GoPro and the like, Panasonic is still a major player here and, to prove it, it has just announced a new trio of rugged camcorders. Unlike GoPro, these camcorders are both tough and have the performance...

  • Panasonic HC-X920 HD camcorder pictures and hands-on
    Cameras

    Panasonic HC-X920 HD camcorder pictures and hands-on

    By 7 January 2013

    Panasonic's 9 series camcorders are, somewhat predictably, having their yearly refresh. The HC-X920 will replace the HC-X900 and have many of the same terrific features. But there are some new bits too, and these should make this camera a much more attractive...

  • Panasonic HX-A100 action camera pictures and hands-on
    Cameras

    Panasonic HX-A100 action camera pictures and hands-on

    By 7 January 2013

    Panasonic has always made good, solid and high-quality camcorders. The problem is, video-only devices are dying a little bit in this day and age. The reason, as you might expect, is that lots of people are using phones and still cameras to capture their...

  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ9 and SZ3 up the mid-range offering
    Cameras

    Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ9 and SZ3 up the mid-range offering

    By 7 January 2013

    Panasonic has announced two new "ready to shoot cameras for everyone" at CES in Las Vegas and Pocket-lint has already had a play. The new models, the Lumix DMC-SZ9 and Lumix DMC SZ3, build on the company's previous SZ range, updating key features such...