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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

Nikon’s flagship D5 becomes official and shoots 4K video

After teasing that it was in development late last year, Nikon has now unveiled its flagship D5 DSLR, and it looks like quite a beast. The new professional-focused camera features a 20.8-megapixel full frame sensor, boasts a new 153-point autofocus system, has an almost ridiculously wide ISO range, and can shoot 4K video. Read More

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