Category: Digital Compact Cameras

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Canon EOS 800D Hands-on Photos

Mark Goldstein | Digital Compact Cameras
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Want to see exactly what the new Canon EOS 800D DSLR camera looks like in the flesh?

Check out our extensive hands-on gallery of photos of the Canon EOS 800D DSLR camera.

Want to see exactly what the new Canon EOS 800D DSLR camera looks like in the flesh? Check out our extensive hands-on gallery of photos of the Canon EOS 800D DSLR camera.

Monday, February 13, 2017

Nikon Axes DL Series Compacts

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Digital Compact Cameras
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Nikon has announced the cancellation of all three DL series premium compact cameras. Announced almost exactly a year ago the Nikon DL18-50 f/1.8-2.8, DL24-85 f/1.8-2.8 and DL24-500 f/2.8-5.6 cameras, all of which which featured 20.8-megapixel CX-sized sensors and fixed-mount lenses, were originally scheduled to hit the shelves in June 2016 but were postponed due to issues with the integrated circuit for image processing. Nikon now says that "sales of the DL series will be canceled due to concerns regarding their profitability."

Nikon has announced the cancellation of all three DL series premium compact cameras. Announced almost exactly a year ago the Nikon DL18-50 f/1.8-2.8, DL24-85 f/1.8-2.8 and DL24-500 f/2.8-5.6 cameras, all of which which featured 20.8-megapixel CX-sized sensors and fixed-mount lenses, were originally...

Friday, January 20, 2017

Fujifilm X100F Hands-on Photos

Mark Goldstein | Digital Compact Cameras
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Want to see exactly what the new Fujifilm X100F premium compact camera looks like in the flesh?

Check out our extensive hands-on gallery of photos of the Fujifilm X100F premium compact camera.

Want to see exactly what the new Fujifilm X100F premium compact camera looks like in the flesh? Check out our extensive hands-on gallery of photos of the Fujifilm X100F premium compact camera.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Fujifilm X100F

Mark Goldstein | Digital Compact Cameras
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The Fujifilm X100F is a powerful new addition to the X Series range of premium compact cameras. The X100F features the latest 24.3 megapixel sensor and processor, and further evolution of the renowned Advanced Hybrid Viewfinder, which can switch between optical and electronic viewfinders. The Fujifilm X100F will be available from 16th February 2017 in Black and Silver, with an RRP of £1,249.00.

The Fujifilm X100F is a powerful new addition to the X Series range of premium compact cameras. The X100F features the latest 24.3 megapixel sensor and processor, and further evolution of the renowned Advanced Hybrid Viewfinder, which can switch between optical and electronic viewfinders. The Fujifilm X100F will...

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Photography Blog Compact Camera of the Year 2016

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We're revealing our favourite products from last year in our annual awards, looking back at the essential photography kit that helped to define 2016.

The Compact Camera of the Year 2016 award goes to the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2000.

"The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2000 builds on the previous FZ1000 model and turns it into a mini-GH4, offering almost all of that camera's video capabilities in a convenient super-zoom format. If you want a non-interchangeable lens camera that will cover all your still and video requirements, the new Panasonic FZ2000 is the one to buy."

Read our Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2000 Review

Congratulations to Panasonic!

We're revealing our favourite products from last year in our annual awards, looking back at the essential photography kit that helped to define 2016. The Compact Camera of the Year 2016 award goes to the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2000. "The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2000 builds on the previous FZ1000 model and turns it...

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Fujifilm XP120

Mark Goldstein | Digital Compact Cameras
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The Fujifilm XP120 is a tough camera with a 16.4 megapixel back-illuminated CMOS sensor and a large 3.0-inch LCD monitor in a compact body weighing just 203g. Waterproof to 20m, shockproof to 1.75m, freezeproof to -10°C and dustproof, the XP120 comes equipped with a FUJINON lens that boasts the company’s unique colour reproduction technology and advanced sharpness to deliver outstanding image quality.  Lightweight, versatile and available in four colour options, it’s the ideal shooting companion for outdoor activities, family adventures and festivals.

The Fujifilm XP120 is a tough camera with a 16.4 megapixel back-illuminated CMOS sensor and a large 3.0-inch LCD monitor in a compact body weighing just 203g. Waterproof to 20m, shockproof to 1.75m, freezeproof to -10°C and dustproof, the XP120 comes equipped with a FUJINON lens that...

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Panasonic FZ82 Hands-on Photos

Mark Goldstein | Digital Compact Cameras
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Want to see exactly what the new Panasonic FZ82 super zoom camera looks like in the flesh?

Check out our extensive hands-on gallery of photos of the Panasonic FZ82 super zoom camera.

Want to see exactly what the new Panasonic FZ82 super zoom camera looks like in the flesh? Check out our extensive hands-on gallery of photos of the Panasonic FZ82 super zoom camera.

Panasonic LUMIX FZ82

Mark Goldstein | Digital Compact Cameras
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The Panasonic LUMIX FZ82 superzoom camera features ultra-wide and dynamic zoom, 4K video recording and 4K PHOTO. The FZ82 features the LUMIX DC VARIO 20mm ultra wide-angle lens with a 60x optical zoom and comes with USB charging to allow an even quicker charge. The Panasonic LUMIX FZ82 will be available from March 2017 and will RRP at £329.99.

The Panasonic LUMIX FZ82 superzoom camera features ultra-wide and dynamic zoom, 4K video recording and 4K PHOTO. The FZ82 features the LUMIX DC VARIO 20mm ultra wide-angle lens with a 60x optical zoom and comes with USB charging to allow an even quicker charge. The Panasonic LUMIX FZ82...

Canon PowerShot SX430 IS

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Digital Compact Cameras
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The Canon PowerShot SX430 IS is a new superzoom camera featuring a 20-megapixel CCD, 45x optical zoom, Wi-Fi and Dynamic NFC connectivity. The brand new Date Button adds a date and time stamp to your images. The Canon PowerShot SX430 IS will be available later this year at selected retailers with a RRP of £229.99/€299.99.

The Canon PowerShot SX430 IS is a new superzoom camera featuring a 20-megapixel CCD, 45x optical zoom, Wi-Fi and Dynamic NFC connectivity. The brand new Date Button adds a date and time stamp to your images. The Canon PowerShot SX430 IS will be available later this year at selected...

Canon IXUS 185 and IXUS 190

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Digital Compact Cameras
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The new Canon IXUS 185 and IXUS 190 are the slimmest cameras in the Canon IXUS range. Each new model comes with a 20-megapixel CCD imager, a 10x zoom lens with Intelligent Image Stabilisation, and Wi-Fi connectivity. The IXUS 190 additionally offers Dynamic NFC (near-field communication). The cameras' Easy Auto feature automatically selects the best camera settings for you, and locks buttons to help you avoid pressing anything by mistake. For added ease, Auto Zoom intelligently selects the best framing for stills and movies, all dependent on the number of people in shot. Both cameras are capable of recording HD movies in 720p resolution. The Canon IXUS 185 will be available next month with an RRP of  £119.99/€149.99. The IXUS 190 will be available at selected retailers from February 2017 with an RRP of £169.99/€219.99.

The new Canon IXUS 185 and IXUS 190 are the slimmest cameras in the Canon IXUS range. Each new model comes with a 20-megapixel CCD imager, a 10x zoom lens with Intelligent Image Stabilisation, and Wi-Fi connectivity. The IXUS 190 additionally offers Dynamic NFC (near-field communication). The cameras' Easy Auto feature automatically selects...

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Digital Compact Cameras
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Canon today unveiled their new PowerShot G9 X Mark II premium compact camera. Featuring a 20.1-megapixel 1"-type sensor and a 28-82mm (eq.) f/2-4.9 lens, the CanonPowerShot G9 X Mark II offers a new Digic VII image processor, Dual Sensing Image Stabilisation, 0.14-second auto-focus, improved subject tracking and a maximum continuous shooting speed of 8.2fps in raw shooting mode. Dynamic NFC lets you quickly connect and transfer images to compatible smart devices, including the Canon Connect Station, to easily share and safely store your photos and movies. The new Bluetooth compatibility means you can maintain a constant camera connection, so you can see and share your photographs via a phone or tablet even when your camera is tucked away. The camera body is 25% thinner than that of the original PowerShot G9 X. The PowerShot G9X Mark II will be available from February 2017 with an RRP of £449.99/€569.99/$529.99.

Canon today unveiled their new PowerShot G9 X Mark II premium compact camera. Featuring a 20.1-megapixel 1"-type sensor and a 28-82mm (eq.) f/2-4.9 lens, the CanonPowerShot G9 X Mark II offers a new Digic VII image processor, Dual Sensing Image Stabilisation, 0.14-second auto-focus, improved subject tracking and a...

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Sony Cyber-shot HX350

Mark Goldstein | Digital Compact Cameras
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The Sony Cyber-shot HX350 is a new super-zoom compact camera with a 50x optical zoom lens. Other key features of the Sony HX350 include a back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor with 20.4 effective megapixels, Full HD video including 24p mode, Optical SteadyShot, manual ring for smooth adjustment of zoom/focus, high-contrast electronic viewfinder and 7.5cm (3.0-type) LCD with 921k dot resolution. The price and availability of the Sony Cyber-shot HX350 are still to be announced.

The Sony Cyber-shot HX350 is a new super-zoom compact camera with a 50x optical zoom lens. Other key features of the Sony HX350 include a back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor with 20.4 effective megapixels, Full HD video including 24p mode, Optical SteadyShot, manual ring for smooth adjustment of...

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

SeaLife DC2000

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Digital Compact Cameras
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At the DEMA trade show, SeaLife unveiled their latest digital underwater camera, the DC2000. As SeaLife’s most advanced underwater camera to date, the DC2000 includes a full featured waterproof inner camera and an ergonomic, precisely designed and matched 200ft/60m underwater housing. The DC2000 is equipped with a 20-megapixel 1"-type CMOS sensor, which can also capture Full HD videos at 60 frames per second, and a 31mm (eq.) f/1.8 lens. With the option to shoot in JPEG and DNG formats, the SeaLife DC2000 caters to both casual shooters and serious photographers. The housing includes a flash link optical cable adapter that easily connects to one or two external flash or strobes. The wide “Piano Keys” control all the cameras essential functions, making it easy to operate with or without dive gloves. The DC2000 inner camera includes a built-in flash, a 3” 920k hi-resolution color LCD screen and a user friendly feature navigation menu. The included 1130mAh 3.7V ion removable battery will power the camera for over two hours. The camera is available from 1st December, priced at $699.95.

At the DEMA trade show, SeaLife unveiled their latest digital underwater camera, the DC2000. As SeaLife’s most advanced underwater camera to date, the DC2000 includes a full featured waterproof inner camera and an ergonomic, precisely designed and matched 200ft/60m underwater housing. The DC2000 is equipped with a 2...

Thursday, November 10, 2016

DxO ONE App Version 2.1

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DxO today released a major update to its DxO ONE miniaturised camera. Less than three months after the release of a 2.0 update that brought Wi-Fi as a new feature, DxO is now introducing what it calls the World's first seamless raw workflow, direct from the DxO ONE to your iPhone or iPad. Version 2.1 takes full advantage of raw support in iOS 10, enabling a one-touch transfer of DxO ONE raw files to the iOS Photos library where they can be processed on-the-go. Available to all DxO ONE users free of charge, the update also enables direct Wi-Fi remote control, and adds other performance boosting enhancements.

DxO today released a major update to its DxO ONE miniaturised camera. Less than three months after the release of a 2.0 update that brought Wi-Fi as a new feature, DxO is now introducing what it calls the World's first seamless raw workflow, direct from the DxO ONE to your...

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Leica D-Lux Explorer Kit

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Leica today announced that its Leica D-Lux (Typ 109) camera will be available in a set with added accessories at a special price starting mid-November. The new Leica D-Lux Explorer Kit includes the camera with the additional functionality of an auto lens cap – which allows photographers to power the camera on, shoot pictures, and then power off without the need to remove the cap – and an exclusive red carrying strap made from the finest quality cotton. Just in time for the season, the Leica D-Lux Explorer Kit comes in attractive packaging with a winter theme. The kit will become available later this month, at a recommended retail price of £920/$1,145.

Leica today announced that its Leica D-Lux (Typ 109) camera will be available in a set with added accessories at a special price starting mid-November. The new Leica D-Lux Explorer Kit includes the camera with the additional functionality of an auto lens cap – which allows photographers to power the camera...

Monday, October 24, 2016

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX15 Unboxing

Mark Goldstein | Digital Compact Cameras
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The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX15 compact camera has just arrived with us for testing. The new Panasonic LX15 (also known as the Panasonic LX10) is the latest premium compact camera to hit the market, boasting an f/1.4 high-speed lens and a 1-inch MOS sensor. Before we bring you our full Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX15 review, here's a look at what's inside the box...

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX15 compact camera has just arrived with us for testing. The new Panasonic LX15 (also known as the Panasonic LX10) is the latest premium compact camera to hit the market, boasting an f/1.4 high-speed lens and a 1-inch MOS sensor. Before we bring you our full...

Friday, October 21, 2016

Nikon KeyMission 360 Unboxing

Mark Goldstein | Digital Compact Cameras
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The Nikon KeyMission 360 action camera has just arrived with us for testing. It's fair to say that Nikon are pretty excited about their venture into the world of VR, holding a swish event for retailers and press last night at The Science Museum in London. Before we bring you our full Nikon KeyMission 360 review, here's a look at what's inside the box...

The Nikon KeyMission 360 action camera has just arrived with us for testing. It's fair to say that Nikon are pretty excited about their venture into the world of VR, holding a swish event for retailers and press last night at The Science Museum in London. Before we bring you...

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 V Hands-on Photos

Mark Goldstein | Digital Compact Cameras
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Want to see exactly what the new Sony Cyber-shot RX100 V compact camera looks like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Sony Cyber-shot RX100 V compact camera.

Want to see exactly what the new Sony Cyber-shot RX100 V compact camera looks like in the flesh? Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Sony Cyber-shot RX100 V compact camera.

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 V

Mark Goldstein | Digital Compact Cameras
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The Sony Cyber-shot RX100 V boasts the World’s fastest AF speed, most AF points and fastest continuous shooting for a compact camera. The new Sony Cyber-shot RX100 V (model DSC-RX100M5) compact camera will be available in Europe in November priced at approximately €1,200 and in the US for $1,000.

The Sony Cyber-shot RX100 V boasts the World’s fastest AF speed, most AF points and fastest continuous shooting for a compact camera. The new Sony Cyber-shot RX100 V (model DSC-RX100M5) compact camera will be available in Europe in November priced at approximately €1,200 and in the US...

Friday, September 23, 2016

Nikon Coolpix B700 Hands-on Photos

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Digital Compact Cameras
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Want to see exactly what the new Nikon Coolpix B700 superzoom camera looks like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Nikon Coolpix B700 digital superzoom camera.

Want to see exactly what the new Nikon Coolpix B700 superzoom camera looks like in the flesh? Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Nikon Coolpix B700 digital superzoom camera.