News: Digital 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.
Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013
Panasonic launches six new compact cameras for the Singapore market, including the super-slim XS1, and the TZ40, a 20x optical zoom compact with Wi-Fi, GPS and NFC.
Panasonic has announced its 2013 full HD camcorder lineup, and many models now come with built-in Wi-Fi support. Two active style camcorders with a pistol-grip design are also unveiled, with one of them sporting improved tough performance.
Friday, 22 Mar 2013
Fujifilm is extending its XP range of tough cameras with the compact FinePix XP200 and introduces the FinePix S8400W long zoom bridge camera. Both models come equipped with Wi-Fi capabilities.
Olympus has announced the Stylus XZ-10, an enthusiast camera with a fast f/1.8-2.7 lens and 5x optical zoom. The main difference between this and the flagship XZ-2 camera is its smaller size and sensor.
Thursday, 21 Mar 2013
Canon has just announced two brand new DSLR cameras, the 100D and the 700D. Canon calls the 100D "the world's smallest, lightest DSLR", and is essentially the mirrorless EOS M in a DSLR shell with better battery life. The 700D update brings it closer in specifications to the two and a half-year old EOS 60D.
Canon launches two new PowerShot superzoom cameras, the SX280 HS and SX270 HS, which are both capable of 20x optical zoom. The SX280 HS also features built-in Wi-Fi capability and GPS.