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Nikon Unveils 24MP D7100 With no Low-Pass Filter

Nikon has announced the D7100 – a 24MP mid-range, enthusiast-focused APS-C DSLR. The D7100 promises high resolution by making do without an optical low-pass filter in front of its 24MP CMOS sensor. It gains a more sophisticated 51-point autofocus system and a 7fps 1.3x cropped shooting mode that provides a 2x crop compared to a 35mm system. The D7100 has a recommended price of $1,599/£1,299/€1,399 with 18-105mm F3.5-5.6 VR lens. […]

Sony announces: NEX-3N, SLT-A58, Planer T* 50mm F1.4 and 70-400mm F4.5.6 G SSM II

Sony has just dropped five new cameras upon us that cover various categories, from the basic point and shoot to their higher end SLT cameras and even a Planar T* 50mm F1.4 and 70-400mm F4.5.6 G SSM II lense. NEX-3N Sony has announced the NEX-3N, its entry-level NEX camera, replacing the NEX-F3. The 3N is, as before, aimed at users stepping up from compact cameras and gains a compact-style zoom […]

Canon announces EOS 6D Wi-Fi enabled full-frame DSLR

We have seen Nikon announce their smallest and lightest entry level full-frame camera, the D600, at the $2100 price point. Now, Canon has announced a rival in the form of the EOS 6D, their own smallest and lightest entry-level full-frame DSLR selling for the exact same price. The Canon 6D uses a 36 x 24mm CMOS sensor with a resolution of 20.2 megapixels. It’s lower than the 24.3 megapixels on […]

Nikon announces D600 a 24 MP full-frame DSLR

Looks like full-frame sensors are suddenly in vogue. Yesterday we saw a whole bunch of Sony cameras with full-frame sensors, including one camcorder. Now Nikon has announced the D600, which packs a full-frame sensor in what is the smallest, lightest and cheapest camera on the market right now. Other features include ISO range of 100-6400 (expandable to ISO 50-25,600), 39 point AF system, 0.13 second startup time, 1080p video recording […]

Sony announces new RX1, NEX-6 and Alpha SLT-A99 Digital Cameras

Sony has announced three new cameras, the most exciting of which is the DSC-RX1 that was leaked a couple of days ago. The other two are the NEX-6, the newest member of Sony’s mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras, and the Alpha SLT-A99. RX1 Let’s talk about the RX1 first. As was revealed before, the RX1 packs in a 35mm full frame sensor within a compact camera size body. The sensor is […]

Sony announces Handycam NEX-VG900 full-frame and VG30H APS-C Digital Camcorders

Sony has announced the NEX-VG900, a full-frame NEX camcorder along with the VG30 APS-C model and an 18-200mm powerzoom lens for APS-C E-mount cameras. The VG900 is built around the company’s 24MP sensor that also appears in the SLT A99 and RX1 and confirms the theory that the E-mount can accommodate a 36x24mm sensor. The lack of full-frame E-mount lenses means the VG900 must be used with an adapter such […]

Panasonic unveils Six new LUMIX Cameras

Panasonic has unleashed a whole bunch of new camera upon the world, six to be precise, which includes some superzoom cameras, a mirrorless camera and a premium point and shoot. Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ20 The first is the LUMIX LZ20 (pictured above), which is a budget superzoom camera. It has a 16 megapixel sensor and a 21x optical zoom on the 25-525mm lens. The LZ20 can also record 720p videos at […]

Sony announces NEX-F3 mirrorless and SLT-A37 SLT camera

Sony has just announced two new cameras for the semi-professional consumers. The first one is the NEX-F3, a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera. It is the cheapest model in Sony’s NEX line and is to the NEX-5N what the NEX-3 was to the NEX-5. The NEX-F3 has a 16.1 megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor from the NEX-5N. It’s a pretty large sensor and similar to what you might find on a DSLR […]

Samsung announces the mirrorless NX20, NX210 and NX1000, Wi-Fi-enabled Digicams

If you’ve missed it, the Samsung NX series comprises of cameras that use a big-size sensor and mirror-less technology.The new cameras include the NX20, which replaces the NX10, then the NX210, which replaces last year’s NX200, and an entirely new entry level model, the NX1000. All the three new digicams have 20.3MP APS-C sized CMOS sensors, an ISO range up to 12,800, 1080/30p video recording and yes, Wi-Fi connectivity. The […]

Nikon announces new entry level D3200 DSLR

Nikon has updated its D3100 entry level DSLR with the new D3200. One of the major new features is a high-resolution DX format 24.2 megapixel CMOS sensor, up from the 14.2 megapixel sensor on the D3100. Despite the increased resolution, the new D3200 can now capture images at 4fps in burst mode, compared to 3fps on the D3100. Other changes include 1080p video recording at 30fps instead of 24fps, 920k […]

Canon Announces the 4K-capable EOS-1D C full-frame DSLR and EOS C500 Cinema Camera

Canon has gone on a 4K (4096 x 2160) frenzy unveiling two 4K-shooters – the EOS 1D C DSLR and the Cinema EOS C500 cinema camera. Granted, 4K resolution monitors aren’t exactly a boom on the market just yet, but Canon is starting to give creatives the means to start creating for the new ultra high-resolution era. So, let’s take a look at those babies, starting with the EOS-1D C. […]

Canon announces the EOS 5D Mark III

Canon has announced the highly anticipated successor to the popular EOS 5D Mark II camera, the 5D Mark III. Among the list of improvements include a brand new 22.3 megapixel full-frame sensor, 1080p video recording, 61-point auto-focus system, 63-zone metering system, 6-fps shooting mode and the new DIGIC 5+ processor. When Canon launched the 5D Mark II back in 2008, it became an instant hit due to the presence of […]