Samsung Galaxy K zoom hits the UK stores on Saturday

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Samsung's latest top-end camera phone, the Galaxy K zoom, will go on sale in the UK on Saturday aka the 31st May. You can buy it from selected online and high street retailers, including Samsung Experience Stores and Carphone Warehouse. The K zoom is the company's latest attempt to incorporate lots of advanced digital camera…

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Nikon launches the world's first waterproof /shockproof digital interchangeable lens camera – the Nikon 1 AW1

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Nikon has today gone live with the 1 AW1 compact system camera. which it is billing as the world's first waterproof/shockproof interchangeable lens camera. According to Nikon the camera is waterproof (to 15 m)2, shockproof (from heights of up to 2 m)3, freeze-proof (to -10°C), and fully dustproof. The camera also sports sealing at critical…

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Nikon unveils COOLPIX P7800 top-end compact camera and COOLPIX S02 snapper

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Nikon has today taken the wraps of a pair of cameras in its COOLPIX range - a high-end model and a budget compact snapper. Nikon says that the top ender, the P7800, is aimed at enthusiasts who want a compact camera that still gives them plenty of manual and creative options. It features a high…

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IFA 2013 – Toshiba drops innovative Camileo X-Sports sportscam

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Samsung and Sony might have dominated the first day of IFA 2013 but there are plenty of their consumer electronics companies with interesting stuff at the show. Like Toshiba, which has just unveiled the Camileo X-Sports sportscam, which has quite a few interesting features. The camera, which sports a 5.08cm (2.0") embedded LCD display, is…

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Samsung Galaxy NX camera lands in the UK for £1299

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Good news for high-end photographers who need to keep connected. Samsung has announced that the Galaxy NX, which it bills as the world's first 4G interchangeable lens Connected Compact System Camera (CSC), is about to go on sale in the UK. The phone/camera hybrid will cost around £1299 from Jessops and Currys with selected online…

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Our eight favourite retro cameras – Lomography, instant and even digital

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Our affection for retro looking cameras probably never really went away. Old school snapper are however very much back in the spotlight thanks to the Lomography craze, the re-invention of instant cameras and even digital snappers, like the Fujifilm XF1, being kitted out with a really striking liveries. Here are eight of our favourites

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Nokia's EOS PureView – looks like it could be the most desirable new phone of the summer

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So how do you differentiate your flagship phone from your rivals?If you are Samsung you go for a larger screen size and stack it out with software goodies. If you are Sony you make it waterproof and ensure that the build quality is outstanding. And as for Nokia, well the maker seems to be focusing…

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Breffo's Adventure Camera Kit, which secures your camera to anything, goes on sale

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The Breffo Adventure Camera Kit, which was unveiled at CES 2013 back in January is about to go on sale. The £20 tool is aimed at photographers who need to find a secure yet flexible grip that will keep their camera in place while they snap away action images. The maker says that the kit…

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WE HEART THIS: Super simple camera concept for Muji with touch gestures

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Despite the fact some pretty cool cameras were unveiled at CES last week, we're really reluctant to spend money on a new one when our smartphones and Instagram do the trick - if you're after blurry, amateur snaps that is. However, we've fallen in love with this camera concept featured on Yanko Design today based…

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CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE: Top UK high street cameras for beginners, retro geeks & social media addicts

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There are so many different cameras on the market at the moment that all kinda look the same, sound the same and on paper have the same features, so instead of wading through pages and pages of reviews, just shop based on who you're buying for and narrow your options right down. We've collected together…

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Those cool bouncy camera balls from Prometheus? Yep, they're real

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If you've seen Prometheus you'll know that the movie is full of crazy sci-fi tech, but according to an article over on New Scientist today it might not all be that far fetched. Wait, don't get too carried away, although we'd love to bring you news of a Michael Fassbender robot or a crazy cryogenic…

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Nikon Coolpix S800c: Cool camera, Android smarts, Wi-Fi AND apps

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This morning camera company Nikon revealed its long-rumoured Android-powered device, the Nikon Coolpix S800c, which also comes with Wi-Fi connectivity. You know what this means guys, APPS, apps on your phone, apps on your laptop, apps on your iPad and now apps on your camera too. As the shiny new compact camera houses Wi-Fi connectivity,…

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Is Nikon set to launch an Android-based camera with Coolpix S800?

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If online rumours are anything to go by today, then Nikon may be preparing to launch its first Android-powered digital camera. According to camera blog Nikon Rumours, the Nikon Coolpix S800 could well be running Google's mobile operating system when its released later this year. The blog suggests that a recent filling at the Indonesian…

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Olympus launches TG-620 & TG-820, even more TOUGH cameras

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Following on from the launch of its new and improved TG-320 TOUGH camera last week, Olympus has unveiled two more rugged, durable and recently re-styled devices that have more of a high-end price tag, the TG-620 and the TG-820. The Olympus TG-620 is one tough cookie, it's waterproof to a depth of 5m, shockproof to…

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Olympus launches TG-320 ultimate TOUGH camera

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Olympus is set to launch a new super tough camera this month, which is shockproof, waterproof AND freezeproof, making it ideal for holidays, extreme sports lovers and of course, clumsy people. The TG-320 is waterproof up to 3 metres, freezeproof down to -10°C and shockproof to a height of 1.5 metres, so we won't be…

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Sony set to launch CyberShot WX70 and WX50 cameras this Spring

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A range of new, colourful and shiny cameras from Sony are reportedly heading our way in March. Part of the brand's CyberShot offering, the WX70 and WX50 models are slim, pocketable cameras and friendly for beginners who are a little intimidated by getting into photography. Both models share many measures, they measure 92.2 x 52.0…

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CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE: Our pick of the best digital cameras for beginners

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There are so many different cameras on the market at the moment that it can be hard to find one which is compact, affordable, easy-to-use and produces great results too, after all if you're just getting into photography you don't want to drag around a huge device and loads of kit from the start if…

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