Reviews & hands-on

  • Cameras 3 out of 5

    Canon PowerShot A4000 IS review

    By 26 June 2012

    Canon’s PowerShot A4000 IS crams an 8x optical zoom and image stabilisation into its small body. But can this budget point-and-shoot compact deliver where it counts? Point and shoot The PowerShot A4000 is a fairly no frills compact. It’s aimed squarely...

  • Cameras 4 out of 5

    Canon PowerShot SX260 HS review

    By 29 May 2012

    There’s been a flourish of 20x optical zoom compact cameras of late. The Canon PowerShot SX260 HS joins the growing travel zoom crowd with a substantial specification that looks to rival even the best of its competitors. It's one thing to say "Canon...

  • Cameras 4 out of 5

    Canon PowerShot G1 X review

    By 20 February 2012

    Canon’s G1 X looks a lot like the PowerShot G12, but has one crucial difference: a whopping-great 1.5-inch sensor size. It’s this brand new 14.1-megapixel marvel that takes the G1 X to a whole new level when it comes to image quality. Canon says this...

  • Cameras 4 out of 5

    Canon PowerShot S100 review

    By 2 November 2011

    The Canon S100 is a compact camera that’s all about providing the utmost user control and top-notch pictures. It’s the highest-end Canon compact on the market (excluding the G12), though it does carry an equally high-end £429 price point. For the...

  • Cameras 4 out of 5

    Canon PowerShot SX40 HS review

    By 28 October 2011

    The Canon PowerShot SX40 HS superzoom may look a great deal like its SX30 IS predecessor, but the innards of this 35x optical zoom bridge camera have been stripped out and reworked. The SX40 features a new 12.1MP back-lit CMOS sensor paired with the latest...