- Digital Cameras
Thursday, 27 Jun 2013
Panasonic has announced a new prime lens; the Lumix G 20mm f/1.7 II ASPH is the successor to the popular 20mm f/1.7 lens, which was recently discontinued. The new 20mm f/1.7 II features a newly designed metallic profile and promises to maintain the same great performance of the original.
Thursday, 20 Jun 2013
A free software update activates the Wi-Fi chip inside the Lytro camera and lets it connect to your iOS device. Users will then be able to share images to Lytro.com, Facebook and Twitter via an iOS mobile app.
Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013
A 12-megapixel camera featuring one-of-a-kind swivel function for perfectly-framed self portraits, the Exilim EX-TR15 comes with built-in wireless connectivity and a Live View mode, enabling users to control various functions of the digital camera remotely via their smartphones.
Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013
Sony has just announced the new PMW-300 XDCAM camcorder for professionals at BroadcastAsia 2013. An evolution of the PMW-EX3, the PMW-300 XDCAM is able to record Full-HD at 50Mbps in MPEG HD422. It comes with a 1/2" Exmor Full-HD 3CMOS sensor with improved signal processing.
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
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
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 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 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 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.