- News tagged "digital compact cameras"
Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013
Olympus has just announced what is possibly the world's most stabilized digital compact camera. What they've done is take the advanced 5-axis optical image stabilization from the flagship OM-D E-M5 and put it inside the Stylus SH-50.
Who says innovation is dead? Canon's new PowerShot N is a brand new concept that's about as new as anything we've seen from digital cameras in the last few years. It's not a spec powerhouse, but it is interesting - the N is built around a tilting touch-screen and comes with built-in Wi-Fi that lets you connect to your smartphone or tablet.
Sony has announced seven new Cyber-shot digital compact cameras, with an Optical SteadyShot feature that's up to four times more effective than last year's model. Plus, Wi-Fi!
Fujifilm has announced the successors to their high-end X100 and X10 cameras with the X100S and the X20. Both cameras come with Fujifilm's newly developed X-Trans CMOS II sensor, which Fujifilm says can increase resolution by 25% and reduce image noise by more than 30%.
Panasonic has introduced ten new digital compact cameras at CES 2013. Most come with 16.1 megapixels as standard, two cameras come with Wi-Fi and NFC (Near Field Communication) built in. Click through to see the power-hitters in Panasonic's latest.
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.