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Leica V-Lux 5 Compact Camera Officially Announced, Price $1,250

Leica has officially announced the new compact camera V-Lux 5. With the Leica V-Lux 5, you get a large 20MP CMOS sensor, Leica  DC Vario-Elmarit lens with 16x zoom

Fujifilm Fujinon XF 16mm f/2.8 R WR Review

Fujifilm has done a wonderful job filling out the lenses for their X-mount camera system since it’s beginning in 2012.  Among my personal favorites have

Polar OH1+ review

Swim skills and ANT+ upgrade for Polar’s chest strap alternative Chest straps and wrist-worn optical sensors are the mainstay of heart rate trackingfor sport and

Huawei P30 Pro vs Oppo Reno 10x Zoom: The Battle of the Superzoom Camera Phones

If there’s one smartphone that has truly impressed us so far this year, it has got to be the Huawei P30 Pro (Review). Until now,

Panasonic ‘Nature’ Competition – Win A LUMIX FZ1000 II Bridge Camera!

Panasonic are giving you the opportunity to win a LUMIX FZ1000 II bridge camera, featuring a 16x optical zoom, in our ‘nature’ photo competition! Prize: 

Huawei Mate 30 Pro Alleged Render Shows Circular Camera Setup With 5x Optical Zoom Support

An alleged new render of the upcoming Huawei Mate 30 Pro smartphone has popped up online. The render, which was published on Chinese social media

Best DSLR 2019: the 9 best cameras for all skill levels

Today’s mirrorless cameras now offer an unrivalled combination of size, image quality and features, but there are still lots of good reasons to invest in a

Polar Ignite wants to charge you up for your next big workout

New Polar watch introduces new training and smart coaching features Polar is beefing up the wearable ranks with the Ignite, a GPS sports watch that

Top 19 Best Camera Phones For Photography 2019

Cameras in smartphones have come a long way over the last few years, with a number of features that have greatly improved the quality of

Olympus Tough TG-6 Review

The Olympus Tough TG-6 is the latest waterproof camera from Olympus, updating the TG-5. The TG-6 features a 12-megapixel sensor, along with high-speed shooting for

Fujifilm’s Instax Mini LiPlay adds audio to instant photos (for some reason)

Smartphones might have 5x optical zoom, but one thing they can’t do is instantly spit out a charming souvenir photo that can also play audio.

Smartphone Zoom Test: Google Pixel 3a XL Vs Huawei P30 Pro Vs Samsung Galaxy S10 +

How does the Google Pixel 3a Super Res Zoom stack up against the optical zoom found on other smartphones such as the Huawei P30 Pro,

Samsung’s next big camera upgrades could completely skip over the Note 10

A series of leaks has now indicated that the Samsung Galaxy S11 will come packed with improved camera specs — but it’s looking like the

10X Zoom Comparison: Huawei P30 Pro Vs. iPhone XS Vs. Samsung Galaxy S10 Vs. Mate 20 Pro

So Huawei has a new phone, and if you follow smartphone news — you wouldn’t be on this site if not — you already know

OPPO Reno 10x Zoom Review — In-depth

Optical zoom seems to be the new obsession in the smartphone camera market, with the likes of Huawei, Honor, and OnePlus trying to beat one

Oppo Reno 10x zoom in for review

Oppo says its Reno series is about “seeing the world from a completely new perspective” and the Reno 10x zoom is the de-facto flagship of

Samsung 5x zoom camera is ready but probably not for Galaxy Note 10

First it was dual cameras. Then it was bokehs, a.k.a. portrait mode. These days, it seems that the battle over smartphone cameras is moving over

Nikon Coolpix B600 Review

Introduction The Nikon Coolpix B600 is a super-zoom bridge camera with a 16 megapixel sensor which is paired with a whopping 60x optical zoom lens

Garmin heart rate guide: How it works and tips to improve accuracy

The lowdown on tracking your heart with a Garmin watch or fitness tracker Heart rate monitoring has been a staple feature on Garmin’s watches for some time

Canon EOS 250D Review

Introduction The Canon EOS 250D (called the Digital Rebel SL3 in North America) is the world’s lightest DSLR camera with a movable screen. The 24.1

Top 10 Bluetooth Sound Systems in 2019

In this review we feature the best Bluetooth sound systems that provide high quality Bluetooth wireless sound streaming for home, office or bookshelf applications. These

Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 Lens First Look Review

Introducing the brand new Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 lens. We were lucky enough to be in Germany at Zeiss HQ for the launch of this

OnePlus 7 Pro vs OnePlus 7: ‘Leaked’ specs show big differences

An alleged OnePlus 7 spec sheet has ‘leaked’, showing the details of the brand’s new upcoming handsets: the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro. The screen

HD Pentax-D FA* 50mm F1.4 SDM AW review

Ricoh Imaging now offers two full-frame Pentax DSLRs, the K-1 and largely similar K-1 II, so the need for modern, technologically up-to-date lenses that can

Nikon announces COOLPIX W150 kid-friendly waterproof digital camera

Nikon has announced the COOLPIX W150, a colorful and rugged point-and-shoot digital camera that’s shockproof from drops up to 1.8m (5.9ft), waterproof down to 10m

The Huawei P30 Pro’s 50x Periscope Zoom Camera Looks Amazing Inside

The periscope zoom camera in the new Huawei P30 Pro (or the Oppo Reno) blows our mind. It feels like magic to have this power in a phone, and its

The Canon EOS Rebel SL3 is a DSLR masquerading as a mirrorless camera

Canon announced the EOS Rebel SL3 DSLR on April 10, a camera that sounds an awful lot like a mirrorless EOS M50 wrapped up in

Oppo Reno gets 10x optical zoom and kooky pop-up camera

The new Oppo Reno is here, and the odd pop-up camera we saw leaked last month isn’t the only unusual feature of the new Android

Panasonic G95 camera and Updated Lumix G Vario 14-140mm lens Officially Announced

Panasonic officially announces the new Panasonic G95 Micro Four Thirds mirrorless camera, as well as an updated version of its popular G Vario 14-140mm f/3.5-5.6

Canon XA55, XA50 and XA40 4K UHD Camcorders

Canon has announced the latest additions to its professional XA-series with three new 4K UHD camcorders – the XA55, XA50 and XA40. The XA55 /