- News tagged "digital compact cameras"
Monday, 17 Sep 2012
Canon has just announced the PowerShot S110, a curiously minor update to last year's flagship S100 digital compact camera. The two cameras are nearly identical to each other, the only major differences are the S110's new Wi-Fi and touchscreen features, and the exclusion of the built-in GPS found on the S100.
Fujifilm is on a roll with its retro-inspired digital cameras, continuing with today's announcement of the XF1. The XF1 looks so good you want to lick it, and packs a bright f/1.8-f/4.9 Fujinon lens with a 2/3" EXR CMOS sensor, inside a sturdy body made from aluminium with faux leather.
The Stylus XZ-2 is Olympus' new flagship digital compact camera, succeeding the nearly two-year old XZ-1. We discover what's new about the camera, and have a frank discussion with Seiki Yamamoto of Olympus about the state of the camera industry.
Friday, 20 Jul 2012
The new Cyber-shot DSC-WX170 packs a 10x optical zoom lens, a 3.0-inch high-resolution touchscreen, and an 18.2-megapixel CMOS sensor into a body measuring just 17.6mm at its thinnest point. This petite camera also shoots full HD videos in the AVCHD format.
Wednesday, 6 Jun 2012
Fancy a digital compact camera which shoots 20 mega-pixels? Sony has just announced the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100, an enthusiast-level compact camera with a 20MP sensor, 3.6x optical zoom (approx. 28-100mm in 35mm equivalent), ISO sensitivity up to an astounding ISO25,600, all wrapped into a sleek aluminium body.
Tuesday, 8 May 2012
Olympus has announced a brand-new high-end Tough camera named the TG-1. While Olympus has long pioneered a series of rugged Tough cameras for the adventurous photographer, the TG-1 is a little different: It's aiming to be the cream of the Tough cameras crop, with impressive specs marrying the shock-proof and weather-proof case.
Friday, 16 Mar 2012
Did you know that GE (General Electric) makes cameras? We wouldn't blame you if you didn't - the company hasn't brought its cameras here until recently. We caught up with their star cameras at the local launch and chatted with President of General Imaging (Asia) Hiroshi Seki about the competitive camera business.
Monday, 27 Feb 2012
Some users of the Fujifilm X10 have reported seeing an artifact in their images. Looking like white orbs, the artifact appears when shooting in certain lighting conditions. Fujifilm released a firmware update (version 1.03) a couple of weeks ago and Dpreview has conducted an extensive investigation into whether it resolves the issue.
Tuesday, 13 Sep 2011
Nikon officially released three new COOLPIX models into the compact camera market yesterday, and here are the prices and features.