News: Digital Cameras
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.
Thursday, 6 Jun 2013
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
With effect from 10th June 2013, the Nikon Singapore Service Centre and Showroom will be relocated to Church Street.
Friday, 17 May 2013
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
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.
Tuesday, 14 May 2013
Nikon has announced a 1 Nikkor 32mm f/1.2 lens for the Nikon 1 mirrorless system cameras. It is the fastest Nikon 1 lens to be made available, and it also features Nikon's Nano Crystal coating as well as a Silent Wave motor and manual focus ring.
Friday, 10 May 2013
Olympus' new PEN flagship E-P5 comes with the best from the OM-D E-M5 plus more. It includes the E-M5's excellent 16MP image sensor and advanced 5-axis image stabilization, but one-ups the E-M5 with built-in Wi-Fi, a faster maximum shutter speed and manual focus peaking.