[PHOTO & PRINT PRODUCTS]
Best Digital Camera
Winner: Lumix DMC-GF1 – Panasonic
We said: Panasonic’s 12.1-megapixel camera lets you change its lens – something it shares with true DSLRs. It is a very portable option for enthusiasts who want interchangeable lenses but not the bulk of a DSLR.
Powershot SX10 IS – Canon, FinePix F70 EXR – FujiFilm, EasyShare Z950 – Kodak, GR Digital III – Ricoh
Best Consumer Printer
Winner: Pixma MP990 – Canon
We said: For the avid photographer, the Pixma MP990 inkjet multifunction is fast, offers great print quality and it’s easy to connect (either directly or over a network).
Nominees: WorkCentre 3220 – Xerox, MFC-9320W – Brother, Photosmart A646 – HP, Stylus Office B1100 – Epson
Professional Camcorder Of The Year
Winner: GY-HM700 – JVC Professional
We said: Featuring interchangeable lenses and with the facility to record native QuickTime to SDHC media at 35mbps, this professional camcorder has changed the playing field for those looking to jump into high quality affordable HD.
Legria HF S10 – Canon, HDC-SD60 – Panasonic, GY-HM100 – JVC, PMW-EX1R – Sony
Digital SLR Of The Year
Winner: D5000 – Nikon
We said: The Nikon D5000 is impressive. Not only can it be used as a fully-fledged DSLR with manual settings, but also as an advanced compact or a point-and-shoot camera – and it can shoot movies.
Nominees: EOS 500D – Canon, K-x – Pentax, E-P2 – Olympus, LUMIX DMC-GH1 –Panasonic
Best Professional Printer
Winner: Phaser 7500 – Xerox
Price: From £ 2,699
We said: The Phaser 7500 is a truly excellent A3 laser printer, capable of delivering quality colour prints to office users and creatives. It’s a truly excellent laser printer, and well worth investing in.
Readers Choice - Best Hardware
Winner: My Book - Western Digital
Price: Dependent on storage size
Nominees: Sanho – HyperMac, EOS 7D – Canon, D300 – Nikon, QNAP – TS-239 Pro, Western Digital – My Book