Archive for the ‘Cameras’ category

New from Olympus: 2 Mirrorless Cameras & 4 Lenses

Toward Photokina 2012 in Cologne, Germany, there are two new cameras from Olympus, namely PEN E-PL5 and PEN E-PM2. Both models are from Pen series of mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras.
Quite similar, the two share the sensor and AF system of Olympus’ OM-D E-M5.  Their main differences are on size and LCD design.
Featuring all-metal body in [...]

Fujifilm XF1 to be Available in October for US$ 500

After some rumors and photo leaks, Fujifilm XF1 finally appears. This is a compact camera with an f/1.8, 4x zoom (25-100mm 35mm equivalent) lens and 2/3-inch EXR-CMOS sensor.
Using the same EXR processor as X10 makes XF1 have three sensor modes that can be altered depending on conditions to achieve the clearest picture. They are SN [...]

Canon EOS 6D Vis-a-vis Nikon D600

The long-rumored Canon EOS 6D estimated to be announced today is expected to compete directly with Nikon D600. Both are full-frame DSLR cameras.
Using DIGIC 5+ image processing engine, the 20.2 MP EOS 6D is expected to feature built-in Wi-Fi, built-in GPS, 4.5 fps continuous drive, 11-point AF system, ISO 100-25600 (50, 51200, 102400 extension), Full-HD [...]

Sony’s New Full-frame Compact RX1, Mirrorless Wi-Fi NEX-6, Pro DSLR A99

Sony has today announced its three new cameras from different types which each was previously rumored. They are Cyber-shot DSC-RX1, Alpha NEX-6 and Alpha-99.
Becoming the first full-frame compact camera in the world, the RX1 has a unified lens and body design which is claimed to allow performance that few interchangeable lenses can match. “The new [...]

Photo Leaks of Sony’s Upcoming A99 Camera

Getting closer to the date of Sony’s official announcement of its newest single lens translucent full-frame camera, the A99, photo leaks of the new product are starting to spread. Displaying the upcoming camera from various angles, the photo leaks also reveal some of the camera’s features.
As shown, the Sony A99 will have a 3-inch LCD [...]

New K-5 II & K-5 IIs from Pentax Ricoh

Both series feature 16MP CMOS sensor supported by the PIME (Pentax real Image Engine) II imaging engine, offering super high resolution and ensuring the images appear with rich gradation and free of digital noise.

Fujifilm X-E1: Classic Design, Intuitive Operation

This month, Fujifilm has announce the X-E1—a classic, compact system camera with a set of outstanding features and abilities.

RX1 Rumored to be Sony’s New Full-frame Compact Camera

It is rumored that Sony will announce its new full-frame compact camera later this week. Sony RX1 — designed nearly the  same as Cyber-shot DSC RX100 — is expected to use a full-frame 24 MP sensor as equipped in the upcoming Alpha-99 and a Carl Zeiss 35mm f/2 fixed lens.
The RX1 is also expected to [...]

Android-based Digital Cameras: Pioneer or Gimmick?

Each comes with different features and designs, the emerge of these Android-based cameras have raised a question about the future of the technology; will it be a pioneer which would open the gate for new developments and further technology, or is it only a gimmick to win today’s camera market?

Sony’s New Alpha NEX-5R with Wi-Fi Sharing & Camera Apps Store

Relesaed one year after the NEX-5N, the new NEX-5R offers several new big changes, including a flip-upward (180 degree) LCD, a new “Fast Hybrid” AF system, Wi-Fi sharing, and an App Store.