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Digital Cameras

Olympus pairs vintage looks and mod cons with the PEN-F

Olympus has revealed its latest retro mirrorless camera, the PEN-F. Designed as a digital successor to its iconic namesake, the new camera looks like an old-school rangefinder, but packs a thoroughly modern punch. The 20-megapixel Micro Four Thirds PEN-F features a high resolution electronic viewfinder, 5-axis image stabilization, and the ability to shoot 50-megapixel images.Read More

Leica goes underwater with the X-U (Typ 113) camera

Leica has decided to take its famous red dot underwater with the launch of its first rugged and waterproof camera designed especially for outdoor use. The Leica X-U (Typ 113) is a fixed prime lens compact designed to be adventure-ready. In addition to a 16-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor and a 23-mm F1.7 lens, the camera is shock-resistant, dust-sealed, and waterproof. Read More

Fujifilm’s long-awaited X-Pro2 becomes the new X-series flagship

Fujifilm has updated its X-series line-up of retro-styled cameras with the launch of three new shooters. The long-awaited X-Pro2, with an advanced hybrid viewfinder and a new 24.3-megapixel X-Trans sensor, becomes the new flagship rangefinder style camera, while the X-E2S update caters for the mid-range market. Also announced was the X70, a new fixed-lens 28-mm equivalent compact.Read More

Horseshoe-shaped camera automatically records and edits home videos

People who have gone through the process of compiling movies from clips understand the tedium of separating video "wheat" from "chaff." A new device is intended to make that process easier. The Kiba camera is designed to automatically capture and curate moments throughout the day, before editing the highlights into a single movie montage.Read More

Sony has a new easy to use action camera

Sony has added a new mid-level action camera to its line-up which is designed to make recording your everyday adventures easier, while still boasting high-quality Full HD video and SteadyShot stabilization. Also announced is a new Handycam camcorder which packs pro-level features and 4K video, but comes in at a consumer-focused price.Read More

Kodak brings back the Super 8 movie camera, in analog/digital form

Fifty years ago, Kodak introduced its first Super 8mm movie camera. More recently, we've seen devices with a retro form factor and "organic" picture quality inspired by classic Super 8 cameras, but that still record on modern digital video. This week at CES, however, Kodak revealed a prototype of its first new Super 8 film camera in over 30 years. Known simply as the Kodak Super 8 camera (for now), it combines analog and digital features.Read More

Panasonic’s ZS100 has a 1-inch sensor and 4K skills

The Panasonic Lumix ZS100 is the latest compact camera to use a large 1-inch-type sensor to help deliver better image quality and low light performance than you typically get from a pocketable camera. The camera also boasts a 25mm-250mm equivalent lens and 4K video recording, along with Panasonic features including 4K Photo and Post-Focus.Read More

Flir expands thermal camera range

Flir Systems has announced two new additions to its Lepton-based range of thermal imaging solutions. The pocket-sized Scout TK is aimed at outdoor types like campers and hikers, giving them the ability to take in their surroundings even when it's pitch black outside. Meanwhile, the entry-level TG130 is heading for home and small business use, to aid in DIY building projects or assist with office energy efficiency measures.Read More

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