- Digital Cameras
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.
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.