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  • Panasonic PT-AT6000 pictures and hands-on
    Home Cinema

    Panasonic PT-AT6000 pictures and hands-on

    By 29 August 2012

    Panasonic has announced an upgrade to its 3D Full HD LCD projector range in the shape of the PT-AT6000 (otherwise known as PT-AE8000 in the US). It will be coming to home cinema specialist stores and online retailers in September, but Pocket-lint has...

  • Panasonic Lumix LX7 review
    Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    Panasonic Lumix LX7 review

    By 20 August 2012

    There’s no sign of the high-end compact camera market slowing down. Panasonic, which reinvigorated the affordable premium sector with the launch of the LX3 back in 2008, has been a front-runner in the category and looks to continue this success with...

  • Are you using the right SD card?
    Cameras

    Are you using the right SD card?

    By 17 August 2012

    SD, SDHC, SDXC and all their micro equivalents - whether you buy them branded by Jessops, SanDisk, Kingston, Trascend, Fujifilm, Lexar, Samsung; they’re all basically the same, right? Wrong, but you knew that. What you might not have been so clear about...

  • Beats headphones sales soar during the Olympics proving guerilla marketing works
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    Beats headphones sales soar during the Olympics proving guerilla marketing works

    By 10 August 2012

    Dr Dre has shown that it’s not just the Brits who are winning at this summer’s London 2012 Olympic Games. According to John Lewis, sales for the hip-hop mogul’s headphones have increased by 116 per cent. Following an alleged guerrilla campaign that...

  • Panasonic Lumix LX7 announced, other compacts recoil in horror
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    Panasonic Lumix LX7 announced, other compacts recoil in horror

    By 18 July 2012

    The Panasonic LX7 has arrived, sequel to one of our all time favourite compact cameras, the LX5. Incorporating a lightning-quick wide-angle f1.4 Leica lens, full manual controls and full HD 1080p video, it is quite a package.  The LX7 is designed to...

  • Panasonic updates Lumix range with new flagship DMC-G5
    Cameras

    Panasonic updates Lumix range with new flagship DMC-G5

    By 18 July 2012

    Panasonic has launched the G5, a new camera to sit atop its mirrorless range. The G5 replaces the G3, with Panasonic skipping the number 4 because it's considered to be bad luck in Japan. First into the mirrorless game, Panasonic has a lot to live up...

  • Hands-on: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 review
    Cameras

    Hands-on: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 review

    By 18 July 2012

    Panasonic's FZ200 is the sequel to one of the best bridge cameras we have ever played with: the FZ150. It features a whopping 24x zoom which even more impressively manages to stay at a constant f2.8 aperture throughout. This alone makes it a tempting...

  • Hands-on: Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 review
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    Hands-on: Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5 review

    By 18 July 2012

    Panasonic made quite a splash in the digital camera world when it launched the digital mirrorless camera in 2008. Since the arrival of the DMC-G1 there has been plenty of competition and a lot that impresses.  Not to be outdone, Panasonic launched the...

  • Hands-on: Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 review
    Cameras

    Hands-on: Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 review

    By 18 July 2012

    Compact cameras need to make a serious song and dance in order to justify a hefty price tag. With smartphones doing a similar job, they also need to outshine the mobile. Panasonic's new LX7 hopes to do just that, with a speedy f/1.4 lens and a tonne of...

  • Panasonic SC-MC07 Bluetooth Speaker gets Union Jack paint job
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    Panasonic SC-MC07 Bluetooth Speaker gets Union Jack paint job

    By 10 July 2012

    What with the Queen’s Jubilee, Euro 2012, Andy Murray reaching the Wimbledon final and now the lead up to the London 2012 Olympic games, the country has gone and got all patriotic.  Panasonic is the latest manufacturer to cash in on the mood of the...

  • Panasonic Lumix GF5 review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Panasonic Lumix GF5 review

    By 21 May 2012

    As compact system cameras become more plentiful, there are splinter product groups forming. Panasonic’s latest compact system camera, the Lumix GF5, is all about being small and easy to use. Those after a pocketable system, but one that will deliver...

  • Panasonic H-HS12035 Lumix G X lens announced, hints at weather-proofed GH3
    Cameras

    Panasonic H-HS12035 Lumix G X lens announced, hints at weather-proofed GH3

    By 21 May 2012

    The latest addition to Panasonic's Lumix G X Vario lens range is the H-HS12035, a 12-35mm constant f/2.8.  The new Micro Four Thirds lens is pitched at the high end, sitting above the regular G Series lenses, and joins the two X lenses launched in 2011....

  • Pocket-lint Podcast #85 - Motorola RAZR Maxx, Panasonic and E3
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    Pocket-lint Podcast #85 - Motorola RAZR Maxx, Panasonic and E3

    By 18 May 2012

    In this week’s podcast the Linters look at the impact Panasonics' poor financial results for the last fiscal year will have on the plasma TV market, and wonder whether it will be able to continue to fend off cheaper alternatives. Plus, we get our hands...

  • Panasonic Viera TX-L55WT50B review
    Televisions 4.5 out of 5

    Panasonic Viera TX-L55WT50B review

    By 16 May 2012

    Panasonic’s top of the range LED LCD TV – the Panasonic TX-L55WT50B 55-inch Smart Viera LED-backlit LCD TV to give its name the full dues – is one grand home cinema screen. And by grand we mean it looks a treat; price wise you’ll need to multiply...

  • Panasonic TX-L32E5 review
    Televisions 4.5 out of 5

    Panasonic TX-L32E5 review

    By 15 May 2012

    It might not manage three dimensions, but this 32-inch LED edge-lit LCD telly boasts both decent smart TV antics and digital file networking – all wrapped-up in a slinky chassis. Entry-level it may be, but this particular Panasonic helps redefine the...

  • Leica V-Lux 40 pictures and hands-on
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    Leica V-Lux 40 pictures and hands-on

    By 12 May 2012

    This week’s Leica event in Berlin launched so many products it was easy to miss one if you blinked. The most affordable item, the Leica V-Lux 40, was brushed over so quickly that even the keenest of Leica watchers may have missed it. This is a shame,...

  • The death of plasma? Panasonic sales drop by 41 per cent
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    The death of plasma? Panasonic sales drop by 41 per cent

    By 11 May 2012

    Panasonic has posted its annual financial results and, like many other Japanese consumer electronics brands, the last fiscal year has not been kind. The firm has posted a loss of 812.8 billion Yen (£6.3 billion). In addition, the results show an alarming...

  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ7 review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ7 review

    By 8 May 2012

    The Panasonic Lumix SZ7 is the first in a new line of "stylish zoom" compacts. Its combination of a small body yet significant 10x optical zoom (25-250mm equivalent) lens sounds promising. Does the SZ7 balance up both style and substance? What’s new?...

  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-3D1 review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Panasonic Lumix DMC-3D1 review

    By 3 May 2012

    Two lenses and two sensors, haven’t we seen this somewhere before? Panasonic’s first stereoscopic pocket camera in the Lumix DMC-3D1 is taking on the Fujifilm Finepix W3 (and W1) before it. Capable of not only 3D stills like its rival, but also 3D...

  • Panasonic Eluga dL1 review
    Phones 3 out of 5

    Panasonic Eluga dL1 review

    By 2 May 2012

    Panasonic aims to crack the European smartphone market and the Eluga dL1 is the first device to arrive with that in mind. It finds itself landing in a fiercely competitive market, pitching itself against the likes of familiar rivals Samsung and LG, a...

  • Panasonic Lumix TZ25 review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Panasonic Lumix TZ25 review

    By 26 April 2012

    The compact camera doesn't always need all the extra bells and whistles that many companies slap on top. They can be simple things, designed to capture the moment as quickly as possible and do little else. Grabbing hold of the Panasonic TZ25, we were...

  • Panasonic TX-L37ET5 review
    Home Cinema 4 out of 5

    Panasonic TX-L37ET5 review

    By 20 April 2012

    Firmly in the Smart VIERA LED stable, you'd be forgiven for thinking that the Japanese manufacturer's marrying of VIERA Connect, 3D and DLNA home networking make this a classic Panasonic LCD TV. It might shock you to know that the king of plasma TVs has...

  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 review
    Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 review

    By 6 April 2012

    The Panasonic Lumix TZ30 – or Lumix ZS20 as it’s known Stateside – is the latest high-spec, high-zoom compact to join the Lumix range. It updates last year’s TZ20 with a host of brand new features – including a 20x zoom lens, new 14.1MP sensor...

  • Panasonic Lumix GF5 updates GF3, brings new new sensor, handgrip, features
    Cameras

    Panasonic Lumix GF5 updates GF3, brings new new sensor, handgrip, features

    By 5 April 2012

    The Panasonic Lumix GF5 is the latest Micro Four Thirds compact system camera from the Japanese company. It replaces 2011's GF3 and is the most compact G series camera in the range. The new model doesn't just update the Lumix GF3, however, it incorporates...

  • First Look: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5  review
    Cameras 0 out of 5

    First Look: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 review

    By 5 April 2012

    The Lumix GF5, or Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 to use its formal title, is the latest G Series compact system camera from Panasonic. It replaces the Lumix GF3 and the similarity is instantly recognisable from the distinctive design. Pocket-lint had the chance...