When Ricoh Japan unveiled their updated GXR Roadmap, no details were given on the mysterious silhouette of a 16mp 24-85mm sensor/lens module shown below. However, PhotoRumors has posted an updated piece of information from Christian Sorega, reporting that the APS-C zoom combo will have an aperture range of f/3.5-5.6. Furthermore, Ricoh’s official press release is rumored to land on January 5th, showcasing at PMA & CES 2012, which will be held from January 10th to the 13th, and shipping out to customers by the 20th.
Ricoh Japan has just released a new tease for GXR users, revealing a new APS-C sensor-lens unit set for release in early 2012. No concrete details were given other than the 16MP CMOS sensor/24-85mm lens kit shown in the roadmap below. Take a look:
Now that the smoke has settled around the initial buzz surrounding the leaked images of Fuji’s mirrorless, interchangeable lens camera, speculation has already started to emerge as to what the newest addition to the X-series is packing underneath the hood, namely the mysterious “organic” CMOS Sensor.
If you happen to be unfamiliar with fuji’s sensor endeavors, 1001 Noisy Cameras unearthed a 2010 research paper from FUJIFILM Research & Development entitled: Proposal of New Organic CMOS Image Sensor for Reduction in Pixel Size. The report confirms:
Quick News – CanonRumors has been tipped about a possible Canon DSLR announcement in February of 2012. The unveiling will most likely be an updated APS-C model containing the current 18mp sensor and the DIGIC V imaging processor. Possible T4i?
Back when the Samsung NX200 was announced during the IFA show on September 1st in Berlin, no set release date was given. We were unfortunately dealt the “sometime before the end of the year” treatment. Well, it looks like that “sometime” is, in fact, October 1st. According to Amazon UK, the 20.3 megapixel, compact system camera will be available with the 20-50mm f/3.5-5.6 i-Function kit lens next week.
The Samsung NX200 will retail for 700 EUR or 900 US dollars respectively.
In some quick news, Samsung is reportedly set to announce the newest addition to their NX-line of mirrorless cameras during next month’s IFA show in Berlin. Details are still scarce, but the NX200 is rumored to feature a 20MP APS-C sized sensor and a much improved battery life over the NX100. Be sure to check back for all the expected updates within the coming weeks.