News: Digital Cameras

Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013

Panasonic Previews HX-A100 Wearable Camera at BroadcastAsia 2013

Panasonic Previews HX-A100 Wearable Camera at BroadcastAsia 2013

Wearable, point of view cameras have been brought back into the fore of the public consciousness thanks to devices such as the GoPro. Panasonic has been working on the HX-A100 which works in similar ways and comes with wireless capabilities to boot.

Friday, 14 Jun 2013

The Samsung Galaxy NX is an Android-running Mirrorless Camera

The Samsung Galaxy NX is an Android-running Mirrorless Camera

Images and specs of Samsung's Galaxy NX mirrorless camera have started to surface before the company's June 20 event. It will be a 20.3MP camera that runs on Android.

Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013

Canon Releases Two Professional Camcorders with Improved Sensor and Lens

Canon Releases Two Professional Camcorders with Improved Sensor and Lens

The XA25 and XA20 professional camcorders come equipped with a new DIGIC DV 4 image processor and improved HD CMOS Pro sensor, and are streamlined with advanced controls that include the ability to dual-record a shot simultaneously onto two different video formats.

Toshiba Announces a Slew of Products

Toshiba Announces a Slew of Products

Toshiba has announced a slew of products including Qosmio and Satellite P-series gaming laptops, Satellite S40 series laptops for everyday use, Portégé Z10t Ultrabook, Excite Pure / Write tablets running on the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean platform, Canvio Connect portable hard drives, palm-held Camileo X150 Full HD camcorder, and a USB Mobile LED Monitor.

Fujifilm & Panasonic Develop an Organic CMOS Sensor with Increased Sensitivity

Fujifilm & Panasonic Develop an Organic CMOS Sensor with Increased Sensitivity

Fujifilm and Panasonic have announced the joint development of a brand new organic CMOS image sensor with expanded dynamic range and increased sensitivity. The companies will promote the application of this new sensor to a range of products including security cameras, mobile devices and digital cameras.

Leica Announces New X Vario Compact Camera with APS-C Sensor

Leica Announces New X Vario Compact Camera with APS-C Sensor

Leica has officially announced the X Vario, a compact camera with a 16.1MP APS-C sensor and 18-46mm (28-70mm in 35mm equivalent) f/3.5-6.4 lens. The camera comes with a 920k dot 3" LCD, and an optional electronic viewfinder is available. Pricing is, as always with Leica, an eye-watering US$2850.

Thursday, 6 Jun 2013

Canon Announces New EF-M 11-22mm f/4-5.6 IS STM Lens & Firmware Update for EOS M Camera

Canon Announces New EF-M 11-22mm f/4-5.6 IS STM Lens & Firmware Update for EOS M Camera

Canon is announcing a new 11-22mm f/4-5.6 IS STM lens for the EOS M system, which brings the total number of native lenses to three. There will also be a firmware upgrade for the EOS M camera which promises to improve the auto-focus system, with an improved AF speed of up to 2.3x.

Monday, 27 May 2013

Nikon Singapore Service Centre and Showroom to be Relocated

Nikon Singapore Service Centre and Showroom to be Relocated

With effect from 10th June 2013, the Nikon Singapore Service Centre and Showroom will be relocated to Church Street.

Friday, 17 May 2013

Canon Announces 200-400mm f/4L Telephoto Lens with Built-in 1.4x Extender

Canon Announces 200-400mm f/4L Telephoto Lens with Built-in 1.4x Extender

Canon is announcing an EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM lens with a built-in 1.4x extender, by flicking a lever the lens converts to a 280-560mm f/5.6 lens. The EF200-400MM F4L IS USM Extender 1.4X lens will be available end May, with a recommended retail price of S$16,599.

Thursday, 16 May 2013

Raspberry Pi's New US$25 Camera Module Now Shipping

Raspberry Pi's New US$25 Camera Module Now Shipping

The Raspberry Pi camera module is now shipping for US$25. First demoed at the Electronica trade fair last November, the camera module contains a 5MP CMOS image sensor from OmniVision built with a 1.4 micron backside illuminated pixel architecture.

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