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Pentax Q10 pictures and hands-on

Pentax Q10 pictures and hands-on

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The Pentax Q is an ultra-small interchangeable lens camera, and it's just about to get an update in the form of the Pentax Q10. Shown on the Pentax stand at Photokina 2012 - here snapped in a dashing red colour finish - the first thing that struck us... >>

Leica V-Lux 40 pictures and hands-on

Leica V-Lux 40 pictures and hands-on

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Rounding off our Leica coverage is the Leica V-Lux 40, the "travel zoom" of the group that we hadn't got our hands on until Photokina. Announced earlier this year, think Panasonic Lumix TZ30 (ZS30 if you're across the pond in the USA) and you're 99 per... >>

Leica D-Lux 6 pictures and hands-on

Leica D-Lux 6 pictures and hands-on

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As per the V-Lux 4, Leica's D-Lux 6 is, by and large, a re-badged version of the Panasonic Lumix LX7. That high-end compact had already impressed us, so what does the Leica re-work bring to the party? The D-Lux 6 has some great Leica quirks: the embossed... >>

Leica M-E pictures and hands-on

Leica M-E pictures and hands-on

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"Leica" and "budget" tend not to be words you see side by side or even in the same sentence. But the Leica M-E rangefinder goes at least some distance to trim back the price of this classic rangefinder series. Is that "E" for economy? Not quite, but here's... >>

Leica V-Lux 4 pictures and hands-on

Leica V-Lux 4 pictures and hands-on

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Leica has always re-licked Panasonic's top-spec compact cameras, and the Leica V-Lux 4 is no different. Those aware of the Panasonic FZ200 will see the immediate and obvious similarities, but there are one or two sheeny Leica elements that go towards... >>

Hasselblad Lunar mirrorless system camera pictures and hands-on

Hasselblad Lunar mirrorless system camera pictures and hands-on

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The Hasselblad name tends to conjure up images of studio pros snapping celebrities with the company's £25,000 HD-series medium format cameras. But Hasselblad is undergoing something of a change: when company CEO Larry Hansen took to the stage at Hasselblad's... >>

Hasselblad joins forces with Sony for Lunar mirrorless compact system camera

Hasselblad joins forces with Sony for Lunar mirrorless compact system camera

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Hasselblad has announced a partnership agreement with Sony to move the Swedish manufacturer into the more consumer end of the digital camera market. There are plans to explore "new products for DSLR and compact camera segments" together, using the Hasselblad... >>

Fujifilm XF1 pictures and hands-on

Fujifilm XF1 pictures and hands-on

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We've been big fans of Fujifilm's X-series, so the announcement of the XF1 - a pocketable, 2/3-inch-sensor compact camera - got us rather excited. The XF1 is the baby of the range, but does it offer the necessary grown-up features? First off the bat is... >>

Fujifilm X-E1 pictures and hands-on

Fujifilm X-E1 pictures and hands-on

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Why hello there. Fujifilm's X-E1 offers a more "consumer-grade" compact system camera than its bigger brother, the X-Pro1. At Photokina 2012 Pocket-lint was on hand to have a play with Fuji's latest, dressed in its elegant silver-like finish (there's... >>

The new Leica M (2013) pictures and hands-on

The new Leica M (2013) pictures and hands-on

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There's something to be said for Leica cameras. The M-series is rather like the fine art of the camera world: the M9, for example, has its Pollock-esque imperfections, but they add to its charm. Pop a Leica lens on the front of the M9 rangefinder and,... >>