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Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2017 UK camera deals: DSLR, compact, mirrorless and action camera bargains

Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2017 UK camera deals: DSLR, compact, mirrorless and action camera bargains

By Mike Lowe

Black Friday may have passed us, but now it's all about Cyber Monday to snap - geddit? - up camera deals at a cut of the usual price.So whether you're looking for a compact, mirrorless or DSLR camera, we'll be updating this page to bring together the... Read more

EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best Compact Camera

EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best Compact Camera

By Britta O'Boyle

The 14th annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards will take place in the middle of November, celebrating the best devices across a number of categories including games, smartphones, cars and cameras.There are 18 main categories this year, along with a Fast Award... Read more

Best GoPro: Which GoPro should you choose?

Best GoPro: Which GoPro should you choose?

By Cam Bunton

When it comes to action cameras, GoPro isn't the only company to turn to in this day and age. However, it could be argued that it's still the best all-round experience for both professional video makers and the average consumer. GoPro offers an array... Read more

EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best Interchangeable Lens Camera

EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best Interchangeable Lens Camera

By Britta O'Boyle

The 14th annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards are nearly upon us, which means in just over a month we will be celebrating the best devices across a number of categories including smartphones, cars, VR and cameras.There are 18 main categories this year,... Read more

Best DSLR cameras 2017: The best interchangeable lens cameras available to buy today

Best DSLR cameras 2017: The best interchangeable lens cameras available to buy today

By Mike Lowe

You want to buy a DSLR camera but don't know what to go for? Then you've come to the right place, as this is where we round-up the best DSLR cameras of 2017. We'll guide you through the hottest cameras available - and only models that we've seen in reality... Read more

Canon EOS 6D Mark II vs 5D Mark IV: What's the difference and which should I buy?

Canon EOS 6D Mark II vs 5D Mark IV: What's the difference and which should I buy?

By Mike Lowe

When the Canon EOS 5D MkIV burst onto the pro camera scene in 2016, it hit so many tick boxes that, well, few other full-frame cameras seemed to be worth a look-in.Until, that is, looking at the price. The 5D Mark IV is a rather pricey machine - it's... Read more

Best mirrorless cameras 2017: The best interchangeable lens cameras available to buy today

Best mirrorless cameras 2017: The best interchangeable lens cameras available to buy today

By Mike Lowe

You're looking to buy a compact system camera (CSC) but don't know what to go for? Perhaps the term alone confounds: we've seen plenty of naming conventions being thrown around of late, from simple "mirrorless" through to terms such as "digital single... Read more

Best compact cameras 2017: The best point and shoot cameras available to buy today

Best compact cameras 2017: The best point and shoot cameras available to buy today

By Mike Lowe

If you're looking for the best compact cameras of 2016 then you've come to the right place. We will guide you through the hottest cameras to save you time when it comes to buying one from your local shop or online.Compact cameras are plentiful. With new... Read more

GoPro Hero5 Black vs Hero5 Session: What's the difference?

GoPro Hero5 Black vs Hero5 Session: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

GoPro announced the Hero5 Black action camera, Hero5 Session and the Karma drone in September 2016. Both the new action cameras are compatible with the drone and both offer some exciting features and good advancements over their predecessors.How do they... Read more

Photokina 2016: All the best new cameras from the 2016 show

Photokina 2016: All the best new cameras from the 2016 show

By Mike Lowe

Photokina, the largest dedicated biannual photo show in Europe, has opened its doors and shown off its various camera goodies this year.However, it's been a tumultuous time in the world of cameras, with the Kumamoto earthquakes in Japan having a devastating... Read more

Fujiiflm X-T2 vs X-T1: What's the difference?

Fujiiflm X-T2 vs X-T1: What's the difference?

By Mike Lowe

We're used to products being updated, but with some it begs the question whether it's worth the upgrade or, perhaps, looking at grabbing a bargain and buying the older-generation product on a deal. So how does the just-announced Fujifilm X-T2 compact... Read more

Best 360 cameras: The best VR and 360 video cameras, no matter your budget

Best 360 cameras: The best VR and 360 video cameras, no matter your budget

By Elyse Betters

If last year was all about virtual reality, then 2016 is all about 360-degree video.These type of videos let you look in any direction - not just where a single camera may be pointing. A 360-degree video is often created using a system of multiple cameras... Read more

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II vs 1D X: What's new?

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II vs 1D X: What's new?

By Mike Lowe

In 2016 it's the year of the pro DSLR once again: the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II follows hot on the heels of the Nikon D5, which was announced a month earlier at CES 2016, but how does this full-frame pro-spec DSLR compare to its 1D X original?We handled... Read more

Fujifilm X-Pro2 vs X-Pro1: What's the difference?

Fujifilm X-Pro2 vs X-Pro1: What's the difference?

By Mike Lowe

Four years in the making, the Fujifilm X-Pro2 is the company's highest-ranking compact system camera. But have those four years been worth the wait, or is the latest model barely different to its X-Pro1 predecessor?We've handled both cameras to break... Read more

Panasonic Lumix TZ80 vs TZ70: What's the difference?

Panasonic Lumix TZ80 vs TZ70: What's the difference?

By Mike Lowe

When it comes to what some call "travel zoom" compact cameras, Panasonic is on top form. Its Lumix TZ70 from 2015 combined a wide-ranging 30x optical zoom lens with built-in electronic viewfinder and general all-round top performance.For 2016 the updated... Read more

Give the gift of personalised presents: 5 best websites

Give the gift of personalised presents: 5 best websites

By Britta O'Boyle

Buying gifts for people is always tricky. Even when you think you know them really well, you run the risk of the disappointed face. That risk is perhaps slightly reduced with a personalised gift however, as even those that aren't great at hiding it when... Read more

TomTom Bandit vs Garmin VIRB XE: What’s the difference?

TomTom Bandit vs Garmin VIRB XE: What’s the difference?

By Luke Edwards

Navigation companies creating action sports cameras is a fairly new prospect but already the two big boys, Garmin and TomTom, are squaring up for a head-to-head.Garmin recently unveiled its VIRB XE as the follow-up to its original VIRB action camera... Read more

Canon EOS 5DS vs 5DS R: What's the difference? 50-megapixel DSLR camera specs explored

Canon EOS 5DS vs 5DS R: What's the difference? 50-megapixel DSLR camera specs explored

By Mike Lowe

Think that the Nikon D810 is high resolution? Think again. Canon has unveiled the EOS 5DS and 5DS R models, each boasting a 50.6-megapixel full-frame sensor at their core, making them the highest-resolution DSLR cameras on the market.So what's the difference... Read more

Canon EOS 750D vs 760D: What's the difference? Mid-weight DSLR showdown

Canon EOS 750D vs 760D: What's the difference? Mid-weight DSLR showdown

By Mike Lowe

Canon has unveiled not one, but two new mid-range DSLR cameras to its lineup, making for a busier EOS range than ever before. The new EOS 750D and 760D are like the filling in a Canon sandwich, sat above the existing EOS 700D, but below the 70D in terms... Read more

Panasonic Lumix TZ60 vs Canon PowerShot SX700 HS: What's the difference?

Panasonic Lumix TZ60 vs Canon PowerShot SX700 HS: What's the difference?

By Mike Lowe

For when your smartphone camera isn't enough you'll want a do-it-all compact camera with a significant zoom. Here we pitch two of our favourites head to head: the Panasonic Lumix TZ60 and the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS.Both models pack in a 30x optical... Read more

GoPro Hero4 Black Edition vs GoPro HD Hero3+ Black Edition: What's the difference?

GoPro Hero4 Black Edition vs GoPro HD Hero3+ Black Edition: What's the difference?

By Elyse Betters

GoPro is king when it comes to action cameras. Those little silver boxes are being put to use by daredevils and extreme sports athletes in places where normal video cameras just wouldn't survive. Capable of shooting high-quality, ultra wide-angle footage,... Read more

GoPro Hero4 Silver Edition vs GoPro HD Hero3+ Silver Edition: What's the difference?

GoPro Hero4 Silver Edition vs GoPro HD Hero3+ Silver Edition: What's the difference?

By Elyse Betters

GoPro hasn't just updated the GoPro HD Hero3+ Black Edition. It also gave the GoPro HD Hero3+ Silver Edition a major upgrade.Everyone from daredevils to sports athletes use GoPro's devices in order to capture the most extreme and action-packed footage.... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Camera: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Camera: What's the difference?

By Luke Edwards

When Samsung first unveiled its Galaxy Camera, packing in the Android OS and 4G LTE connectivity, it was ground breaking. Now it's upgraded that snapper with the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2. But can the new model hope to have as much effect on the market... Read more

Old Flickr vs new Flickr: What's new?

Old Flickr vs new Flickr: What's new?

By Hunter Skipworth

Flickr has reinvented itself. Gone are the days of thumbnails and white backgrounds, replaced instead with full bleed, full-resolution photos and a whopping 1 terabyte of free storage.It is the most drastic redesign the photo sharing site has ever seen... Read more

Nikon D4 vs D800 vs D600 full-frame low-light showdown

Nikon D4 vs D800 vs D600 full-frame low-light showdown

By Mike Lowe

All this talk of resolution and low-light capabilities got the 'Lint team scratching their heads. Which full-frame Nikon DSLR would win in a face-to-face low-light test? So, just for fun, we thought we'd pit the Nikon D4 against the Nikon D800 and, just... Read more

Best compact tripods

Best compact tripods

By Jamie Carter

When you need to balance your camera for timer shots, long-exposure images or when you're zoomed in at one hell of a distance, you’re going to need a tripod to prevent camera shake and blur. For holidays and travel, carrying a three-legged contraption... Read more

Nikon D700 vs Nikon D800

Nikon D700 vs Nikon D800

By Hunter Skipworth

The D800 is here. Nikon has finally announced a successor to its now long in the tooth D700. The new camera has given us so much to talk about that we figured a versus was only fair.We aren’t trying to work out which camera is better here, as we would... Read more

Best looking camera accessories: making your gadgets beautiful

Best looking camera accessories: making your gadgets beautiful

By Chris Hall

From the flash bulbs of the catwalk, to the pavement or the beach, cameras are strangely sexy. The people behind them, the people in front of them, there is an undeniable allure to photography. It's about capturing the moment, it's about sharing, it's... Read more

Nikon 1 V1 vs Sony NEX-5N

Nikon 1 V1 vs Sony NEX-5N

By Hunter Skipworth

Until now, the mirrorless camera market has remained a bit of a niche, never quite distracting snappers away from entry level DSLRs or top end compacts.Nikon, one of the photographic big two, and its entry into this camera category with the Nikon 1 system,... Read more

Best five camera bags for all occasions

Best five camera bags for all occasions

By Hunter Skipworth

Having a decent bag to lug your precious camera kit about in is crucial. Without one, lenses will get scratched and dropped, memory cards lost and plenty of things dented and bashed about. There are however a massive number of camera bags to choose from,... Read more

Best waterproof cameras

Best waterproof cameras

By Libby Plummer

Most people take a camera on summer hols with them, but how many of them end up giving their snapper an accidental dunking in the hotel swimming pool? Quite a few, we'd wager. Sun, sand and surf is all very well, but it's even better if you can take your... Read more

Nikon Coolpix P300 vs Canon PowerShot S95

Nikon Coolpix P300 vs Canon PowerShot S95

By Dan Sung

It seems everyone’s getting in on the high end compact camera sector these days and a good thing too. The launch of the Nikon Coolpix P300 makes it the latest player to enter the game and it’s got some very interesting tricks up its sleeve. The question... Read more

Canon EOS 600D vs Canon EOS 550D

Canon EOS 600D vs Canon EOS 550D

By Libby Plummer

The Canon EOS 600D has been the subject of internet rumours for some time now, but the manufacturer has finally made things official. Sitting at the top of Canon's entry-level EOS series, the 600D is the natural successor to the 550D, but what if you've... Read more

Olympus XZ-1 vs Panasonic LX5

Olympus XZ-1 vs Panasonic LX5

By Dan Sung

The launch of the Olympus XZ-1 high end point and shoot camera at CES 2011 brings yet another contender into what has become a very exciting genre of device for both enthusiasts and beginners alike. We’ve already had our review team give the Panasonic... Read more

Olympus XZ-1 vs Canon PowerShot S95

Olympus XZ-1 vs Canon PowerShot S95

By Dan Sung

The launch of the Olympus XZ-1 camera at CES 2011 brings yet another contender into what has become a very exciting genre of device for both enthusiasts and beginners alike. We’ve already had our review team give the Canon PowerShot S95 the one, twice,... Read more

Nikon Coolpix P7000 vs Canon PowerShot G12

Nikon Coolpix P7000 vs Canon PowerShot G12

By Libby Plummer

Hybrid cameras are becoming popular either as a step-up from a compact, or as a more compact alternative to a DSLR. Nikon has just unveiled the Coolpix P7000 as the replacement for its P6000 and, like its predecessor, it's being sold as a 'point and shoot'... Read more

Nikon D3100 vs Canon EOS 550D (Rebel Ti2)

Nikon D3100 vs Canon EOS 550D (Rebel Ti2)

By Dan Sung

The first full HD video shooting Nikon camera has arrived in the shape of the Nikon D3100. It may be just one up from the baby of the whole Nikon DSLR range, but packed with the latest technology and crammed into the smallest body Nikon has produced,... Read more

Flickr vs Picasa

Flickr vs Picasa

By Dan Sung

What is better Flickr or Picasa? There are handful of popular photo-sharing services out there but it’s probably between two that most people will agonise. On the one hand Flickr has the long standing kudos with a name almost as synonymous with digital... Read more