Articles tagged "compact"

Sony UK teases new compact camera system on its website

The webpage shares a silhouetted image of the compact camera system with a countdown timer that ends on May 26.

Ricoh announces its new ultra-rugged WG-70 camera

The WG-70 is Ricoh's latest ultra-compact in its WG series of rugged cameras. It features a 16 Megapixel backside-illuminated sensor capable of capturing 1080p (Full HD) video and features a number of dedicated shooting modes for underwater and macro photography.

10 years ago today, Nikon launched the S1000pj, a compact camera with a built-in projector

For better or worse, it doesn't seem as though the idea caught on in the photography world.

Sony RX100 VII sample gallery

Sony squeezed an impressive amount of new tech into its latest RX100-series camera - it gains a new sensor, real-time AF (with animal eye detect), an EVF with no blackouts during bursts and even a microphone socket. Here are our initial samples.

DJI launches the Ronin-SC, a lightweight, compact gimbal for mirrorless camera systems

The Ronin-SC features a more lightweight, compact form-factor than its Ronin-S predecessor and includes new features from DJI including ‘Force Mobile’ and ActiveTrack 3.0.

Nikon quietly announces Coolpix B600, A1000 compact cameras

Nikon has announced two superzoom compact cameras, the Coolpix B600 and the Coolpix A1000.

Gitzo announces Gitzo Mini Traveler tripod with patent-pending 'Pull & Fix' technology

Gitzo has shared the details of its upcoming compact tripod, the Gitzo Mini Traveler. The pocket-sized tripod features Gitzo's patent-pending 'Pull & Fix' leg angle selector and is capable of holding up to 3kg/6.6lbs on its aluminum tripod head.

CIPA: DSLRs outperformed mirrorless in February, compact cameras still tanking

CIPA has released its February report, which shows DSLR shipments pretty much flat, mirrorless camera shipments down by nearly 16%, and compact camera shipments down by almost 45%. Combined, that makes for a 27% drop in overall digital camera shipments.

Festival Friendly: The Canon G7 X Mark II at Sasquatch! 2016

DPReview staffer Carey Rose just returned from the Sasquatch! Music Festival in George, WA with Canon's revamped G7 X Mark II in tow. With a new processor and some design tweaks, it could be a real winner for people who are serious about everyday photography. Click through to find out how it fared. Read more

Ultra-compact: Sony Cyber-shot RX1R II review

There’s no denying the appeal of Sony’s RX1R II. It promises high-resolution full-frame image quality that’s bolstered by an impressive autofocus system, reasonable depth-of-field control from its 35mm F2 lens and a compact form factor that encourages you to take it with you everywhere. But would you want to? Click through to find out what we think. Read more

Sony patent hints at RX compact with even greater pocket power

Sony has patented the design of a series of bright zoom lenses, including a roughly F1.8-2.8 lens that would give 26-100mm equivalent coverage on a 1"-type sensor. The designs suggest the company intends to further develop its RX range of compacts. Such a lens would allow for a camera that made better use of its comparatively large sensor, even at the long end of the zoom. Learn more

We put three compact smartphones to the test under a range of shooting conditions.

Kenro launches Nissin i40 compact flash with video light

Kenro has announced the Nissin i40 compact flash gun that also has a built-in video light. It's compact in size and has a flash output of GN40 at 105mm with wireless TTL mode. The new model also has a LED video light providing nine steps of output level adjustment. The Nissin i40 is now available for Nikon and Canon, with Sony and Fujifilm fits coming soon. It will sell for £204/~$338. Learn more

LG launches G2 Mini compact smartphone

LG launches a smaller version of its flagship G2 smartphone, the G2 Mini.

Nikon announces Coolpix S6600 'connected compact'

Nikon has announced the Coolpix S6600 - a Wi-Fi equipped 'connected compact' with an articulated screen and 'gesture control'. When the screen is facing forward in 'self portrait mode', a photographer in front of the camera can use hand gestures to zoom the lens and record stills or movies. The camera sports a 12x, 25-300mm equivalent optical zoom and 16MP backlit CMOS sensor, and will be available in a choice of black, silver, pink, purple and red. It will go on sale in early September for £200 / €229.

Slender HTC One mini announced

A phone that might fit into your skinny jeans pocket.