News: Digital Cameras
Thursday, 14 Feb 2013
The Cyber-Shot DSC-TF1 will be available in black, blue and red and retail in all Sony stores and authorized outlets at S$329 from 26 February 2013 onwards.
Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013
It seems that Panasonic has found a way to increase the sensitivity of image sensors with unique 'micro color splitters', which promise to increase the amount of light directly reaching the sensor and doubling its sensitivity.
Monday, 4 Feb 2013
DP Review has an interview with Olympus' Toshi Terada, Manager, Product Planning SLR products, where he reveals that a new Olympus Four Thirds camera might be released this year. The last Four Thirds camera, the E-5, was released in 2010.
Thursday, 31 Jan 2013
Nikon has announced two brand new lenses; the AF-S Nikkor 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR lens compatible with the FX mount, and the AF-S Nikkor 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5G ED compatible with the FX as well as DX mount.
Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013
Casio has released two new models in the High Speed EXILIM line of digital cameras. These two cameras, EX-ZR700 and EX-ZR400, offer responsive photo-taking features such as fast start-up, high-speed auto focus, and capture intervals of a fraction of a second.
Pentax has announced the latest versions of their distinctive looking rugged digital compacts; the WG-3, WG-3 GPS and the WG-10. The WG-3 GPS is compatible with the wireless Qi (inductive power standard) recharging system and can recharge wirelessly.
Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013
Panasonic has announced a new compact standard zoom lens for Micro Four Thirds. The Lumix G Vario 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II ASPH Mega OIS is the fourth standard zoom lens from Panasonic.
Nikon has announced five new Coolpix digital compact cameras bound for Singapore, including three superzooms, one rugged and one entry-level model.
Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013
Sony has announced a new 20mm f/2.8 pancake lens for the NEX E-mount cameras. With the E-mount's 1.5x crop factor, this lens will have a 35mm equivalent focal length of 30mm. The pancake design is slim but not especially bright at f/2.8.
Sitting between a mirrorless camera and an SLR lens, the Speed Booster claims to increase maximum aperture by a stop and increase optical performance. Sounds too good to be true?