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  • Panasonic DMC-FT5 and FT25 Lumix cameras get tougher, we go hands-on
    Cameras

    Panasonic DMC-FT5 and FT25 Lumix cameras get tougher, we go hands-on

    By 7 January 2013

    Panasonic has announced the launch of two new tough cameras as part of its FT range at CES in Las Vegas, updating last year's models with new features and better sensors.   The new models - the Lumix DMC-FT5 and Lumix DMC-FT25 (the TS6 and TS25 in the...

  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40 adds NFC for quick Wi-Fi picture sharing, we go hands-on
    Cameras

    Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40 adds NFC for quick Wi-Fi picture sharing, we go hands-on

    By 7 January 2013

    Panasonic has announced a new flagship travel zoom camera at CES in Las Vegas, that's packed with bundles of new features and tech including NFC to help make transferring pictures to other devices incredibly easy. Pocket-lint has already had a preview....

  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1 is small and cute, we go hands-on
    Cameras

    Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1 is small and cute, we go hands-on

    By 7 January 2013

    The big problem with most cameras, and why you end up just using the camera on your phone, is that you haven't got the pocket space to carry around something big and bulky. Not so with the new Panasonic Lumix XS1, a tiny compact camera that should make...

  • Panasonic Lumix GH3 review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Panasonic Lumix GH3 review

    By 10 December 2012

    The Panasonic Lumix GH3 is a bold step into pro-like territory for a compact system camera. As well as a brand new 16-megapixel sensor, the rugged and splash-proof GH3 also throws in more video capture options than you can shake a stick at. However, with...

  • The Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular - Day 3: Win a Panasonic Lumix G5 digital camera
    Cameras

    The Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular - Day 3: Win a Panasonic Lumix G5 digital camera

    By 8 December 2012

    On the third day of Christmas my true love gave to me, a Panasonic LUMIX G5 digital camera with X lens. That's right, the prizes just keep on coming here at Pocket-lint and today we've teamed up with Panasonic on the third day of the Pocket-lint Xmas...

  • Philips, Samsung, LG, Panasonic, Toshiba and Technicolor fined £1.2 billion for price fixing
    Home Cinema

    Philips, Samsung, LG, Panasonic, Toshiba and Technicolor fined £1.2 billion for price fixing

    By 5 December 2012

    A selection of the world's biggest TV manufacturers have been fined a record sum of 1.47 billion euros (£1.2 billion) for fixing prices of cathode-ray tubes between 1996 and 2006. The EU Commission found Philips, Samsung, LG, Toshiba, Panasonic and French...

  • Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 in pictures
    Gaming

    Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 in pictures

    By 30 November 2012

    The 9th annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards saw the best and brightest from the world of technology get together for a rip-roaring bash last night in central London. A good time was had by all, winners and losers included.  As is always the case, the Pocket-lint...

  • Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 winners announced
    Gaming

    Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 winners announced

    By 30 November 2012

    This year has been a bumper year for gadgets. In 2012 we've had the launch of the iPad mini, the Nexus 7 and 10, two full-sized iPads, dozens of devices from Asus and Samsung, and the Microsoft Surface and others - and that's just in tablets. When you...

  • Best compact system cameras available today
    Cameras

    Best compact system cameras available today

    By 21 November 2012

    The compact system camera, a relatively new thing in the digital camera world, has now reached a maturity all of its own. There is a wide variety of CSCs to choose from, some good, some bad. Pocket-lint is only interested in the good ones. So here they...

  • Best compact cameras available today
    Cameras

    Best compact cameras available today

    By 20 November 2012

    Compact cameras are multiplying like Mogwai in water. Look away, turn back and suddenly there's hundreds you've never clapped eyes on before. So, what do you do in the face of this ever-encroaching apertured army? It's not a trick question. You've already...

  • Best TV 2012: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees
    Televisions

    Best TV 2012: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

    By 15 November 2012

    Plenty of televisual excitement was to be had in 2012: 3D settled down and became a standard on any decent TV set; the plasma returned in glorious form and the LED set continued to blind us with its brightness. There were a few standout moments, however,...

  • Panasonic TX-P50VT50 review
    Televisions 5 out of 5

    Panasonic TX-P50VT50 review

    By 13 November 2012

    When Pioneer announced it was pulling out of the TV market, and ceasing production of the Kuro, there were plenty of home cinema fans who had a little panic. The problem was, there was no TV out there that could match the Kuro. Sure, it wasn't perfect,...

  • Best camera 2012: 9th Pocket-lint gadget awards nominees
    Cameras

    Best camera 2012: 9th Pocket-lint gadget awards nominees

    By 7 November 2012

    Just because cameras on smartphones were going all sorts of crazy in 2012 didn’t mean the world of the conventional shooter wasn’t exciting. Far from, it in fact, with a shiny new camera turning up at Pocket-lint Towers almost weekly. So what made...

  • Best TV 2012: Pocket-lint awards contenders
    Televisions

    Best TV 2012: Pocket-lint awards contenders

    By 26 October 2012

    The television set in 2012 was an interesting thing. It fell into a limbo between all the excitement of 3D and the whispers of 4K. The LED set became a true thing of beauty, as it became slimmer and slimmer and OLED television technology began to become...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast #104 - iPad mini, Apple event and Panasonic P50VT50 review
    Home Cinema

    Pocket-lint Podcast #104 - iPad mini, Apple event and Panasonic P50VT50 review

    By 19 October 2012

    To herald the start of a busy fortnight in the world of tech, the Pocket-linters look closely at Apple's announced event to be held on Tuesday 23 October. Not only do they expect to see the iPad mini, and discuss it appropriately, but the team mulls over...

  • Hands on: Panasonic Lumix GH3 review
    Cameras

    Hands on: Panasonic Lumix GH3 review

    By 8 October 2012

    Panasonic is trying to promote its brand new Lumix GH3 as "the first DSLM". That's "digital single lens mirrorless" for the uninitiated, thought it sounds - obviously and intentionally, no doubt - a lot like "DSLR" to us. Hardly a surprise then that it...

  • Leica D-Lux 6 offers high-end compact camera skills
    Cameras

    Leica D-Lux 6 offers high-end compact camera skills

    By 17 September 2012

    Leica has announced a new compact camera, the Leica D-Lux 6. Continuing the partnership with Panasonic, the Leica D-Lux 6 is the German company's rebadged Lumix LX7. Rebadging might sound like a bad thing, but when the Lumix LX7 is a cracking high-end...

  • Leica V-Lux 4: 24x zoom for the discerning traveller
    Cameras

    Leica V-Lux 4: 24x zoom for the discerning traveller

    By 17 September 2012

    Leica has announced a new superzoom camera, offering a 24x lens. Continuing the tradition of remodelling Panasonic Lumix cameras, the Leica V-Lux 4 is the iconic brand's version of the Lumix FZ200. The camera was announced at Photokina 2012. The Leica...

  • Panasonic Lumix GH3 official, weatherproofing, Wi-Fi, movie enhancements
    Cameras

    Panasonic Lumix GH3 official, weatherproofing, Wi-Fi, movie enhancements

    By 17 September 2012

    The Panasonic Lumix GH3 has now been officially announced, updating the aging but appreciated Lumix GH2, and taking the top spot in Panasonic's line of compact system cameras. Announced on the opening day of Photokina 2012, the Panasonic Lumix GH3 brings...

  • Panasonic Lumix GH3 pictures and hands-on
    Cameras

    Panasonic Lumix GH3 pictures and hands-on

    By 17 September 2012

    The majority of Panasonic's G-series has focused on the more entry-level product: the GF3 and GF5, for example, epitomised point-and-shoot style compact system cameras. But if the announcement of the Lumix GH3 - unveiled at this year's Photokina 2012...

  • Photokina 2012: The cameras we're expecting to see
    Cameras

    Photokina 2012: The cameras we're expecting to see

    By 16 September 2012

    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...

  • Panasonic Lumix GH3 shown ahead of schedule, by Panasonic
    Cameras

    Panasonic Lumix GH3 shown ahead of schedule, by Panasonic

    By 14 September 2012

    The Panasonic GH3 isn't official yet, but that hasn't stopped Panasonic either leaking on purpose, or teasing most of the details about the new camera, expected to launch at Photokina, the German camera trade show, next week. The camera has appeared in...

  • Panasonic Lumix FZ200 review
    Cameras 5 out of 5

    Panasonic Lumix FZ200 review

    By 10 September 2012

    Superzoom cameras have been stretching zoom capacities for years, but it looks as though Panasonic’s latest Lumix FZ200 has taken a different approach: it’s opted to maintain its predecessor’s 24-600mm equivalent zoom, but now offers an f/2.8 aperture...

  • Panasonic Lumix G5 review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Panasonic Lumix G5 review

    By 6 September 2012

    Panasonic’s latest G5 compact system camera shows that the company’s power zoom lenses are here to say. Why? Because the camera now has a compact-esque zoom toggle, though there’s also the option to use more traditional twist-zoom or focus lenses...

  • Panasonic Lumix GH3 specifications leak ahead of Photokina 2012
    Cameras

    Panasonic Lumix GH3 specifications leak ahead of Photokina 2012

    By 5 September 2012

    The camera rumour mill turns again ahead of Photokina 2012, and this time it's all about the rumoured Panasonic Lumix GH3. It's not far off the two-year mark since the GH2 was announced, and in the wake of the Olympus OM-D E-M5 it's no surprise that Panasonic...