It’s no secret Canon’s first leap into the mirrorless interchangeable lens camera market hasn’t sailed as smoothly as one would imagine, and quite possibly the biggest point of critics overwhelming contention has been the EOS M’s horrid (relatively speaking) autofocus speed – an area where the majority of MILC’s thrive.
Canon Plans on Boosting the EOS M’s AF Speed with Upcoming Firmware – Promising a 2.3x Speed Increase (Video)
Quick News – Further proving they are committed to offering exciting new offerings for their mirrorless camera endeavors, Samsung announced today a promising looking optic for their MILC consumers, revealing the 10mm f/3.5 fisheye – a lens the company is claiming to be “smallest AF fisheye lens on the market.”
Deal Alert – As GX2 rumors begin to pick up steam, the GX1 continues it’s gradual plunge in price, with Adorama and Amazon now listing Panasonic’s respectable MILC for around $240 (body-only).
Last week, Fuji Rumors received word from trusted sources pointing to FujiFilm’s plans to release an “entry level” mirrorless interchangeable lens camera baring the X-Series brand, set to be announced later this summer.
Trusted sources close to the reliable folks at Fuji Rumors have released some exciting (if true) information regarding Fuji’s foreseeable X-series plans. According to the report, an “entry level” mirrorless interchangeable lens camera baring the X-series name will be released sometime this summer, at a price point similar to that of the X10.
Those interested in the pint-sized APS-C shooter can pick it up in either black, or the white version shown above with the 16-50mm Power Zoom kit lens, for $498.00 – a very competitive price-point considering how well the 3N compares to current MILC’s on the market.
Quick News – It’s been well-reported from sources that Canon will introduce a “smaller DSLR” and/or a new MILC offering on March 22nd. Today, Best Buy may have solidified those initial rumors as the electronics retailer has listed the “Canon EOS-B” to their product database, even detailing the yet-to-be-announced camera’s presumable specifications and price ahead of Canon’s official announcement.
Samsung Germany prematurely posted information and details regarding to yet-to-be-announced and long-rumored NX1100 to their official website, leaking the first credible look at the MILC, as well as publishing it’s official user manual online – a download prompt which has since been removed.
Well, it’s been speculated for quite sometime, and now that we’ve witnessed Sony’s willingness to pack a 35mm sensor in a pint-sized body, a-la the RX1, the full-frame mirrorless interchangeable lens camera (MILC) talk has once again picked up steam, with the historically reliable folks at Sony Alpha Rumors citing word from sources which point to the aforementioned.