Well, here it is. Canon’s reported “ultra-small” DSLR has finally been announced, and it surely does look live up to its rumored moniker – as the camera maker is now classifying it as “The World’s Smallest & Lightest DSLR,” and the start of a new category of cameras for the firm.
Touting a new AA filter-less 24MP APS-C chip, paired with the latest Expeed III imaging processor, the D7100 leap-frogs the D7000 in a number of key areas – namely it’s revamped AF system that’s now equipped with 51-points (15 cross-type), improved low-light capabilities, 1229k-dot rear LCD spanning 3.2″ and a very D600-esque weather-proof exterior, keeping moisture and dust at bay.
Fresh off the announcement of a “multi-year” licensing agreement to produce a line of pocket video cameras, projectors, and digital cameras – comes our first spied look at what Kodak and JK Imaging have been working on behind closed doors.
Choosing not to skimp on form, encasing their new compact point-and-shoot in brass covers, Pentax seems to have successfully succeeded in pleasantly surprising shooters who are keen to the recent outpouring of retro-inspired cameras. But, of course, the MX-1 is more than just skin deep, with its 12-megapixel backlit-illuminated CMOS sensor, 4X zoom f/1.8-2.5 lens, shift-type image stabilization, and full HD 1080/30p video capture, the MX-1 looks to be a capable performer as well.
Quick News – Not coming as much of a surprise, the full press-releases and detailed X-100s and X-20 specifications have been outed by none other than Fuji themselves just hours before their respective CES 2013 announcements. If you’re the eager type, take a peek at the goods below before hearing and seeing it direct from Fuji later on today.
Quick News – For their last and final DSLR announcement of 2012, Nikon will unveil the D5200 to the world next week, revealing more of an iterative update from its predecessor rather than a full-fledged specification and feature-set shake up.
Just as previous reports detailed earlier in the month have indicated, Nikon’s successor to one half of their 1-series mirrorless camera offerings has just been announced, unveiling the dramatically redesigned V2, bringing with it a slew of new features and enhancements.
As this week’s rumors so accurately indicated, GoPro has officially announced the latest iteration of their uber-popular HD action cam, unveiling three different versions of the feature-packed Hero 3, an update that proves worthy of its new numerical distinction on paper.
Nikon has just announced the forever-rumored Nikon D600 – a DSLR that not only marks a significant step in the acclimation of full-frame cameras into lower price brackets, but also a tell-tale-sign that Nikon has been keeping an ear to the market which has been openly begging for the chance to shoot affordable full-frame.