News: Digital Cameras
Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013
Sony has announced three new digital imaging products - a new high zoom Cyber-Shot camera with integrated Wi-Fi and GPS Log Recording capabilities, a new handheld projector Handycam with enhanced durability for those who love to travel, as well as the successor to the 3D digital recording binoculars that Sony had launched in 2011.
Panasonic has announced a brand new advanced compact camera; the Lumix DMC-LF1, the first in the LF line and a sister series of the LX line of cameras. The LF1 comes with an f/2 Leica DC Vario-Summicron lens and a large 1/1.7" 12MP MOS sensor with built-in Wi-Fi.
Panasonic has revealed the Lumix G6, the successor to the mirrorless G5 camera. The new G6 comes with a 16MP Live MOS sensor and a new Venus Engine which promises high resolution with even lower image noise. Panasonic has also announced a new Lumix G 14-140mm f/3.5-5.6 lens with Power O.I.S.
Friday, 19 Apr 2013
The widest aperture a zoom lens could achieve was f/2.8. All that has changed with Sigma announcing the Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM Art lens, which features a maximum wide aperture of f/1.8 throughout its entire zoom range.
Thursday, 18 Apr 2013
Ricoh has announced the Ricoh GR premium compact camera. In the vein of the Fujifilm X100S, Sony RX1 and Nikon Coolpix A, the Ricoh GR is a large-sensor, fixed-lens compact camera. It features a 16.2MP APS-C sized CMOS sensor with a 18.3mm (28mm in 35mm equivalent) f/2.8 lens.
Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013
Fujifilm has launched the new FUJINON XF55-200mmF3.5-4.8 R LM OIS lens for the Fujifilm X-Pro1 and X-E1 compact system cameras.
Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013
Samsung has launched the NX300 mirrorless camera, its new flagship model in its NX-series of compact system cameras, as well as the new NX 45mm F1.8 2D/3D lens, the one-lens 3D system capable of capturing both still images and full HD movies in 2D or 3D.
Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013
Panasonic has just announced the Lumix GF6, a new mirrorless system camera in the Micro Four Thirds family. The GF6 sees a new Mode dial, a 180-degree tilting LCD, a megapixel bump from 12MP to 16MP, higher video frame-rates at 1080/50i compared to the GF5's 1080/25p, and Wi-Fi with NFC.
Blackmagic Design has announced two new video cameras, the first is a pocket-sized 1080p video camera using a Micro Four Thirds mount, and the second is a new production camera which can shoot at 4K around a Canon EF mount.
Monday, 1 Apr 2013
Panasonic President Kazuhiro Tsuga has revealed a new three-year business plan where he vows to "get rid of the loss-making businesses." Panasonic says that it will reorganize and reduce the number of business units to 49 from the current 88.