EE Pocket-lint Awards 2022: Digicam of the 12 months

(Pocket-lint) – In 2022, we noticed an enormous variety of cameras come to market, from massive prosumer mirrorless choices to tiny motion cameras and every part in between.

We have seen every part from beautiful 8K seize to extraordinarily quick burst-shooting. Many producers are starting to undertake pro-grade codecs of their client cameras, too.

Larger bitrates and bigger sensors are discovering their method into essentially the most compact of cameras, and it is definitely an thrilling time to be an imaging fanatic.

This all meant that we had a plethora of fantastic contenders for this 12 months’s EE Pocket-lint Awards, however in the long run, there may solely be one winner.

Digicam of the 12 months: Panasonic Lumix GH6



The long-awaited GH6 takes every part we liked in regards to the GH5 and cranks it up a notch. Panasonic’s video-focused flagship is now able to recording at all kinds of body charges together with 4k 120fps, 1080p 300fps and a staggering 5.7K at 60fps. For those who love sluggish movement, this is without doubt one of the high choices accessible at the moment.

The compact beast permits you to file ProRes internally, too, making it a severe manufacturing software that is accessible at a fraction of the price of most cinema cameras. HLG and full V-Log recording can be found proper out of the field, at no further price, cementing the GH6’s standing as a severe skilled software. 

As traditional, Panasonic’s picture stabilisation is best-in-class, that means you’ll be able to usually get rid of the gimbal and nonetheless file gorgeously clean footage. For video makers, it is undoubtedly among the best our bodies in the marketplace at the moment.

Extremely Counseled: Sony A7 IV


It could not have fairly taken our high spot, however the Sony A7 IV is a critically spectacular digital camera that deserves fanfare.

Its full-frame sensor produces beautiful photographs, regardless of the lighting situations, and its autofocus talents are among the many greatest round.

Whereas our winner has a heavy give attention to video recording, the Sony A7 IV excels equally at pictures and video, making it a high possibility for hybrid shooters.

The very best of the remaining

Whereas Pansonic and Sony took our high spots this 12 months, the competitors was shut and our different contenders introduced some severe options to the desk.

The DJI Osmo Motion 3 returned to its GoPro-style kind issue and introduced with it a superb magnetic mounting system and a useful front-facing touchscreen. The Fujifilm X-H2 impressed with its extraordinarily high-resolution APS-C sensor, performing exceptionally in each photograph and video modes. The GoPro Hero 11 Black launched 10-bit color and a singular sensor that permits for some actually artistic capturing. And eventually, the Insta360 X3 refined the model’s high 360 digital camera, making large strides in pictures while massively enhancing low-light efficiency and usefulness.

What are the Pocket-lint Awards?

The EE Pocket-lint Awards happen yearly to have fun the very best of tech from the earlier 12 months. Merchandise should be totally reviewed by the Pocket-lint crew to be thought-about for the Awards, with judging happening in the direction of the top of the 12 months. By way of a means of longlisting and shortlisting, the panel of knowledgeable judges scores the gadgets to outcome within the total winner and a Extremely Counseled runner-up.

The Pocket-lint Awards was run for nineteenth time in 2022.

Writing by Luke Baker. Modifying by Chris Corridor.