Photokina archive

  • Fujifilm FinePix X100 hands on
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    Fujifilm FinePix X100 hands on

    By 9 January 2011

    UPDATE: We've had a second chance to get some more pictures of the camera at CES in Las Vegas (7 January) so we've added them in with this set so you can see more of the camera up close. Unfortunately the camera still isn't a working model and Fujifilm...

  • Hasselblad Ferrari H4D camera races on to the scene
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    Hasselblad Ferrari H4D camera races on to the scene

    By 23 September 2010

    Hasselblad, a camera company that you have probably heard of but unlikely to have owned any of their cameras, has just announced a partnership with Ferrari to create a limited edition Ferrari H4D digital medium format camera. Only 499 of them are being...

  • Pentax K-5 hands on
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    Pentax K-5 hands on

    By 22 September 2010

    Along with its phenomenally expensive 645D - a snip at just £10,000 - Pentax also confirmed the launch of the K-5 at the Photokina show in Cologne. Based on the K-7, the new interchangeable lens digital SLR camera will cost £1199.99 and comes with an...

  • Leica D-Lux 5 hands on
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    Leica D-Lux 5 hands on

    By 22 September 2010

    Leica has unveiled its latest high-performance compact camera - the D-Lux 5 - at the Photokina show in Cologne. As successor to the acclaimed D-Lux 4, the new snapper offers a wider range of photographic options along with a faster Leica DC Vario-Summicron...

  • Samsung NX100 hands on
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    Samsung NX100 hands on

    By 22 September 2010

    Samsung made some pretty bold claims about its new NX100 at its press conference at Photokina, claiming that the new model will change the camera market and that it will outperform DSLR sales. Boasting many of the same features as the NX10, the new camera...

  • Leica M9 Titanium hands-on
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    Leica M9 Titanium hands-on

    By 21 September 2010

    How do you make a £5,000 compact camera even more expensive? Well, if you're Leica, you make a limited edition version out of some really rare metal. Hey presto, meet the £20,000 Leica M9 Titanium - the result of a collaboration with Walter de’Silva,...

  • Pentax 645D hands on
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    Pentax 645D hands on

    By 21 September 2010

    Along with its hotly anticipated K-5 DSLR camera, Pentax also used the Photokina show to give the 645D its European debut. Due to hit the UK in December, this interchangeable lens, medium-format digital SLR camera has an incredibly large image sensor...

  • Casio EX-ZR10 hands on
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    Casio EX-ZR10 hands on

    By 21 September 2010

    Along with the EX-H20G with GPS capability, Casio also unleashed a budget compact model at Photokina. Ideal for those with a little less cash to burn - or just satisfied with the geo-photography on their mobile phones -  the Casio EX-ZR10 is a lower...

  • Panasonic 3D interchangeable lens brings 3D shooting to Micro Four Thirds
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    Panasonic 3D interchangeable lens brings 3D shooting to Micro Four Thirds

    By 21 September 2010

    Panasonic has announced a new lens for its new Panasonic Lumix GH2 camera at Photokina 2010 that is capable of capturing 3D pictures and movies for you to play back on a 3D-enabled television or computer. Okay, so we don't normally write about lenses...

  • Casio  EX-H20G hands on
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    Casio EX-H20G hands on

    By 21 September 2010

    Casio made a big splash at Photokina with two cameras, but if was the EX-H20G that really took the limelight with its geo-photography. The 1/2.3-inch CCD 14-megapixel machine comes built with Casio's hybrid location system which combines both GPS and...

  • Panasonic Lumix GH2 hands on
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    Panasonic Lumix GH2 hands on

    By 21 September 2010

    After tracking down the Panasonic stand at Photokina, we managed to get some precious minutes alone with the Lumix GH2 - a hybrid touch-control digital camera compatible with the world's first interchangeable 3D lens. Like its predecessors, the new camera...

  • Panasonic Lumix GH2: First 3D Ready interchangeable lens camera
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    Panasonic Lumix GH2: First 3D Ready interchangeable lens camera

    By 21 September 2010

    Right on cue, Panasonic has announced the launch of the Panasonic Lumix GH2, a hybrid touch-control digital camera compatible with the world's first interchangeable 3D lens. The new Lumix GH2 will like its predecessors sport the Micro Four Thirds standard...

  • Pentax K-5 DSLR camera now official
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    Pentax K-5 DSLR camera now official

    By 20 September 2010

    Pentax has officially confirmed the launch of the Pentax K-5 at Photokina in Germany on Monday. The new interchangeable lens digital SLR camera will cost £1199.99 and come with an 18-55mm WR kit lens. "Encased in a compact but solid, functional body,...

  • Photokina 2010: Pocket-lint live at the show
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    Photokina 2010: Pocket-lint live at the show

    By 20 September 2010

    Photokina, the camera show that only happens every two years is upon us again, and that means a bevy of camera news and first looks are on their way on Pocket-lint this week. We are live at the show in Cologne, Germany to bring you all the latest at is...

  • Olympus E-5 hands on
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    Olympus E-5 hands on

    By 14 September 2010

    Olympus has, finally, announced the official arrival of the long awaited successor to the E-3 - the much debated Olympus E-5 - and, according to a Pocket-lint source, it may well be the final conventional SLR that the camera giant makes.  We were given...

  • Nikon S1100pj and Coolpix S5100 cameras leaked
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    Nikon S1100pj and Coolpix S5100 cameras leaked

    By 14 August 2010

    And you thought it was just the Nikon D3100 DSLR camera that German Magazine Foto Digital had spilled the beans on. Turns out also in the magazine are two new compact models that are expected to be announced by Nikon ahead of Photokina in Germany in...

  • Nikon D3100 leaks into focus
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    Nikon D3100 leaks into focus

    By 14 August 2010

    Nikon's big event rumoured to be held at the end of August ahead of Photokina in September will see the launch of the Nikon D3100, a new DSLR model that looks to sit in the mid range of Nikon's digital SLR offerings. How do we know this? Well the kind...

  • Canon 60D launching 26 August?
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    Canon 60D launching 26 August?

    By 14 August 2010

    The camera launch season is starting to heat up with Canon now sending out invites to journalists in Belgium for an event later this month. The invite, which features three baby penguins, details a "Take Stories Press Event" that will happen on the 26...

  • New Sony Alpha DSLR inbound, but when?
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    New Sony Alpha DSLR inbound, but when?

    By 14 August 2010

    Sony is expected to announce a new Sony Digital SLR as part of its Alpha range in the coming weeks if an invite for an event in America turns out to be true. SonyAlphaRumours.com, which as you might expect covers rumours about Sony Alpha cameras has...

  • Kodak to stop making low-end digital cameras
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    Kodak to stop making low-end digital cameras

    By 23 May 2007

    Kodak has said that it is to pull out of the low-end digital camera market following poor sales. The company who has until recently focused its cameras on newcomers to the digital photography field announced it intentions at the JPMorgan Technology Conference...

  • Digital Photo Wallet displays over 50 photos
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    Digital Photo Wallet displays over 50 photos

    By 23 May 2007

    If you don’t find that you're boring people enough with a few tattered old pics of your rug rats / pets / elderly mother, then the Digital Photo Wallet could be just what you need. A leather wallet with a removable, rechargeable digital photo viewer,...

  • Pentax Optio T30 digital camera review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Pentax Optio T30 digital camera review

    By 17 April 2007

    No sooner as Pentax released the Optio T20, the company has upgraded the camera to the Optio T30. The new model still sports the large 3-inch touchscreen as before with a slight working to the design with the addition of more curves and a slimmer approach...

  • Apple Aperture photo editing software review
    Cameras 3 out of 5

    Apple Aperture photo editing software review

    By 9 January 2007

    The first thing you should know about Aperture is that it comes with a very big manual, and for good reason. Despite its attractive user interface, it takes some time to understand not only its organisational system, but also its terminology. Our first...

  • Canon EOS 400D DSLR camera review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Canon EOS 400D DSLR camera review

    By 22 November 2006

    Canon’s latest budget DSLR, the 400D, hits the shops with a very nice feature set and a lot of new kit over its predecessor, the 350D. For a start, there’s another 2 megapixels worth of resolution on a CMOS sensor featuring a much improved micro-lens...

  • Tesco PhotoRestyle review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Tesco PhotoRestyle review

    By 21 November 2006

    If you own a digital camera then at some time or other you’ll want to edit, correct them or simply edit them for a tighter image. There are a variety of applications out there that will readily do the job, with PaintShop being our long-term favourite....