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Digital Cameras

Hands-on: Sony’s A6300 is even faster than we expected

When Sony announced its A6300 mirrorless camera, it promised a significant performance boost over the popular A6000, and it looks like it was spot on. As we found out when we had an brief hands-on with the camera at the UK Photography Show 2016, it is blisteringly fast compared to its predecessor, and considerably quicker than many of its rivals.Read More

Hands-on: We shake the Pentax K-1 by its monitor, so you don’t have to

Pentax has a reputation for producing some of the hardiest DSLRs on the market, and with a magnesium alloy body and weather-sealing, the new K-1 is no exception. However, even knowing this we didn't envision that a few minutes into our hands-on with the full frame camera at the Photography Show 2016 that we'd be shaking it around by its rear monitor, but sometimes these things just happen.Read More

World's thinnest lens measures a barely-there 6.3 nm thick

Scientists have created the world's thinnest lens, which at just 6.3 nm (nanometers) thick is one two-thousandth the thickness of a human hair. The team from the Australian National University (ANU) says the lens was made using molybdenum disulphide crystal, and could be key in the miniaturization of cameras and the development of flexible computer displays.Read More

Sigma’s sd Quattro mirrorless cameras are a quirky duo

Sigma has announced two new mirrorless cameras which will use its Foveon X3 image sensor (Quattro generation). The upcoming sd Quattro and sd Quattro H will employ APS-C and APS-H sized versions of the sensor respectively, and will also feature the Sigma SA mount, making them compatible with the firm's Global Vision lenses. Read More

The 4K Ricoh WG-M2 goes wider than your average actioncam

Ricoh has updated its rugged action camera with the 4K-shooting WG-M2. The new adventure-focused camera also gains a wider and faster lens which could lead to more immersive footage. While the new camera is both smaller and lighter than its predecessor, it still retains its tough go-anywhere credentials thanks to waterproofing, shock resistance and being freeze-proof.Read More

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