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Panasonic Lumix FZ2500 First Impressions Review

As smartphones continue to be the primary camera for most people, dedicated cameras have had to become more specialized. The superzoom category—fixed-lens point-and-shoots that offer

Panasonic Lumix FZ2000 preview: A 4K video feast, the end of the camcorder as we know it?

In the middle of 2014 Panasonic dipped its oar into the premium superzoom market with the Lumix FZ1000. As a do-it-all DSLR alternative with a

Sony launches duo of 4K, HD action cameras with higher-quality, better-stabilized Zeiss lenses

Move over, GoPro: Sony has just stepped even further into the action camera giant’s territory with the launch of two new Sony Action Cam models

Sony announces the E PZ 18-110mm F4 G OSS E-mount lens

Sony has announced the E PZ 18-110mm F4 G OSS power zoom lens for Super 35mm and APS-C format cameras. Designed for video shooters, it’s the second

Sony FDR-X3000R Action Cam Hands-on Review

KEY FEATURES 1/2.5in 16:9 Exmos R CMOS sensor Zeiss Tessar multicoated lens Balanced Optical SteadyShot (B.O.SS) stabilisation 4K resolution up to 30fps 1080p up to

Sony HDR-AS50 Action Cam review

PROS Long battery life Still image quality is good Decent companion app Removable battery Solid construction CONS Mediocre video quality Only one adhesive mount included

Olympus TG-Tracker review

OUR VERDICT The TG-Tracker’s stylish and rugged design helps it stand out from the boxy action cam crowd, and it’s got specs and features to

Thinkware X550 review

PROS Built-in GPS with GLONASS Parking Mode with permanent installation Second camera option CONS Only Full HD resolution No suction cup mount included KEY FEATURES

10 point-and-shoot cameras that make your smartphone look sad

What’s the best point-and-shoot camera? Technically, it’s the smartphone you’re carrying in your pocket. Thanks to improved camera tech, iPhones and the like have overtaken the traditional

Meizu m3 note review : To the metal

1. Introduction We guess many users have always looked forward to the Meizu Note lineup. The m1 note (also known as Blue Charm Note in

LG G5 Friends review

Introduction LG G5’s modularity is the highlight of the company’s G5 flagship but is actually more to it. The LG G5 has a few accessories,

Xiaomi Mi 4s review : Pushing forward

1. Introduction The Xiaomi Mi 4s went official hours before the Mi 5, a teaser of sorts for the headliner. It even made the trip

JooVuu X review

PROS Reasonable price Good video detail Manual configuration options GPS module on power adapter CONS No LCD screen built in Most configuration requires smartphone USB

Panasonic DMR-EX97 review

PROS Excellent live and recorded picture quality Easy to setup and use Fast operation CONS Limited recording flexibility Basic feature list Overpriced KEY FEATURES 500GB

Sony PXW-Z150 Compact Professional Camcorder Announced

Sony has announced the lightweight PXW-Z150 professional camcorder with new functionality to enable wireless operation and 4K shooting. The Sony PXW-Z150 features a 1″-type stacked Exmor

Panasonic HC-VX980EB-K review

PROS Great 4K image quality Wi-Fi multi-camera shooting Capable manual controls CONS Lens control ring hasn’t returned Accessory shoe uses add-on bracket Not a full

Panasonic HC-VXF990EBK review

Pros Great 4K image quality New slow-motion modes Capable manual controls and the return of the EVF Cons Lens control ring hasn’t returned Accessory shoe

Canon XC10 review

Pros Brilliant 4K image quality Built-in lens offers 10x zoom Better 12-megapixel stills than most camcorders Cons Non-interchangeable lens 4K only recorded to expensive CFast

Huawei G8 review

1. Introduction Huawei may not be a full member just yet but it’s keener than most to follow the club’s dress code. Elaborate exteriors are

Meizu m1 metal review

1. Introduction Meizu’s Blue Charm lineup is leveling up with the latest Meizu m1 metal addition. It keeps the low-budget/high-performance profile but Meizu managed to

Samsung Galaxy A8 review

1. Introduction You don’t need to be the best if you can be the crowd favorite. The Samsung Galaxy A8 is Samsung’s thinnest smartphone yet

Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II Digital Camera Review

It’s an exciting time to shop for a new interchangeable lens camera. We’d have to go back to the days of film to find a

Canon XA30 & XA35 Full HD Camcorders Announced

Canon has announced the new Canon XA35 and XA30 full HD professional camcorders. Both models feature a 20x optical zoom lens and a new, advanced

ISAW Edge review

Pros 4K video resolution 40m depth waterproof housing including Generous mounting bundle Cons Unstable smarthpone app 4K only at 10 frames/sec Key Features: Sony Exmor

Xiaomi Mi 4c review

1. Introduction Xiaomi Mi 4, one of the hottest Chinese-bred flagships of 2014, got two modifications over the course of its lifecycle – that’s an

Snooper DVR-4HD review

Pros Full HD dashboard camera Safety camera alerts Comprehensive additional safety features Cons Requires dual-power car adapter for use alongside sat-nav Desktop software needs further

iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus Review

If you listen to the cynics, the “s” in Apple’s iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus stands for “same-old”. The tick-tock upgrade cycle of the

Panasonic HC-W570 review

Pros Second “Twin Camera” lens Optical image stabilisation WiFi connectivity Cons Small CMOS sensor No slow-motion shooting Key Features: 1/5.8-inch BSI CMOS with 2.51 megapixels;

Panasonic HX-A1ME review

Pros Waterproof, dustproof, shockproof and freeze proof WiFi control via iOS and Android apps Slow motion shooting Cons Many settings only available via Image App

Sony Alpha A7S Review

Like it or not, we’re on the verge of a 4K revolution. We’ve noted previously that even though content distribution is still “the rub,” content