Fujifilm has announced the forthcoming release of the X-M1, the third member of the company's X-Series interchangeable lens camera systems. The lightweight compact sports the same 16.3 megapixel sensor found in the X-Pro1
, as well as up to ISO25600 sensitivity, built-in Wi-Fi technology and an LCD display that tilts vertically. The company has also placed all of the camera's key buttons and dials on the right side for one-handed operation.
The recently announced Samsung Galaxy NX is the world's first interchangeable lens mirrorless camera to run on Android. Unlike previous Android-powered shooters, the NX boasts some serious photographic credentials, including a 20.3-megapixel APS-C format sensor and a hybrid autofocus system. It also features 3G/4G LTE and Wi-Fi technology for instant sharing.
Polaroid CEO Scott Hardy has confirmed to Imaging Resource
that the company will unveil a new Android-powered camera at CES 2013. Though there are currently few confirmed specs for the device, we do know that it will be mirrorless and will feature interchangeable lenses.
For those in the Northern Hemisphere winter is coming, and with it, all kinds of interesting and creative jackets that are ready to keep you warm. This hooded down jacket certainly takes the title of most interesting looking jacket we've seen for a while. It has a built-in goggle system that covers your whole head and face, keeping your upper body completely shielded from the elements.
Hasselblad, a name synonymous with medium-format cameras, has announced it will produce a mirrorless, interchangeable lens camera as part of a new long-term partnership with Sony that will see it chasing new market segments. But don’t expect to see the Swedish manufacturer churning out any budget compacts. The first model to come out of the partnership is the Lunar, which is described as a “state-of-the-art, Italian-designed ‘ultimate luxury’ mirrorless, interchangeable lens camera.”
Like most other camera manufacturers at the moment, Fujifilm is currently somewhat partial to using the letter X in its camera names. In recent years, we've seen the company unveil the X100
, the X-S1
and most recently the X-Pro1
. Well, it's gone and done it again, with the announcement that it will soon release the Fujifilm X-E1, a retro-styled 16-megapixel mid-range mirrorless interchangeable lens digital camera.
Sony has revealed the NEX-5R compact system camera which features a 16.1-megapixel APS-C image sensor, Wi-Fi for easy image sharing, and an impressive burst rate of ten frames per second. The addition of Sony PlayMemories Camera Apps also means users will be able to upgrade the camera’s capabilities by downloading apps to add new functions.
Nikon has announced a new entry-level addition to its 1 range of interchangeable lens, mirrorless compact cameras. The J2 represents a rather modest upgrade to the specs on last year's J1
model, and is joined by a new 2.5x zoom lens and an underwater case.
With offerings from competitors including Nikon
already on the market - some for a couple of years now - it was only a matter of time before Canon launched its first mirrorless interchangeable lens camera. Now, after years of rumor and speculation it's finally here. The EOS M is a compact-sized camera with a large sensor which works with new EF-M mount lenses (or EF lenses with an adapter).
Samsung has announced three new additions to its NX Series of compact, mirrorless, interchangeable lens cameras. Where other large sensor cameras might require users to slot in an Eye-Fi
memory card before being able to get online, the 20.3 megapixel NX1000, NX20 and NX210 cameras all feature built-in Wi-Fi connectivity.