Posts Tagged ‘announcement’

Sony Announces Pricing and Availability for the Low-Light Powerhouse A7s

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We don’t typically dedicate an entire post to a pricing and availability announcement, nor do we usually talk so much about cameras that are focused in large part on video capture, but the A7s is a big fat exception to these rules.

And so, it is with great aplomb that we tell you that Sony’s A7s, which looks to be unmatched in low-light if we’re to trust the tests that have come out thus far, will cost $2,500 and begin shipping in July.

If you’d like to find out more about the camera, check out our previous coverage. And if you’re already set to pull the trigger and buy it, you can pre-order by clicking here.

Lytro Unveils the ‘Illum’: A Beautiful Beast of a Light-Field Camera

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More than two years after the debut of the company’s first camera, Lytro has come back with a vengeance. Well, actually, Lytro has come back with an ‘Illum,’ which is the name of a new camera that the company says, “advances the light field category from novelty to game-changing visual medium that could one day rival digital and film.” Read more…

Pentax’s New Medium Format 645Z Packs a 51MP CMOS Sensor and Max ISO 204,800

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It’s here. The Pentax 645Z Medium Format camera has arrived just as the rumor sites said it would, and the camera’s release date was far from the only rumor that has proven to be 100% true. In fact, we’ll have to look hard to find anything they got wrong. Read more…

Nikon Debuts Speedier J4 CSC Alongside a New 1-Series Underwater Housing & Strobe

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Following hot on the heels of the Nikon 1 V3 announcement is another 1-series that is targeted more at the consumer market: the much-improved Nikon 1 J4. Compared to the J3, the newly announced 1-series boasts a new sensor, new processor and, due in large part to the latter, much faster burst mode capability as well. Read more…

Sony’s New A7s is a 4K-Capable Mirrorless Full-Frame with Insane ISO Sensitivity

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The presentation is over — although you can still watch the replay for yourself here — and as rumored, Sony has added one more full-frame mirrorless camera to its Alpha 7 arsenal: The A7s. Read more…

Olympus’ TG-3 Tough Cam Sports Serious Macro Capabilities Like Focus Stacking

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The PEN-like Stylus SH-1 wasn’t the only camera to get its debut tonight. Olympus also introduced a new Tough camera, the Stylus Tough TG-3, whose claim to fame is impressive macro photography capabilities including an automatic focus stacking feature that’ll help expand your depth of field when you’re shooting really tiny subjects. Read more…

Olympus Releases the SH-1, A Fixed Lens PEN-Like Compact with 5-Axis Stabilization

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Olympus released two cameras tonight, the first of which is a 24x zoom compact camera called the Stylus SH-1 that is styled after the company’s PEN line and boasts the title of ‘world’s first compact with mechanical 5-axis stabilization’ for both stills and video. Read more…

Samyang Broadens Its Mirrorless Support with New 12mm and Updated Older Models

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If you believed the rumors, today was supposed to be the day Samyang debuted its first AutoFocus-capable lenses. But that, it seems, wasn’t in the cards. What Samyang did announce today (and what they have apparently been teasing all week) was a new 12mm f/2 and several revamped older models that will now work with APS-C and MFT mirrorless cameras. Read more…

Introducing the Oppo Find 7: The World’s First Smartphone That Takes 50MP Photos

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Rumors have been swirling around about this one for a while, and it looks like they were both right and wrong. Announced yesterday, Oppo has officially taken the megapixel crown away from Nokia with its new Find 7… sort of… because this smartphone takes 50MP photos but does it with a 13MP sensor. Read more…

Samyang Teases Announcement for March 21st, Possibly Debuting AF Lens Line

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About a month ago, we reported on rumors that Samyang was going to start making AF lenses under an all new logo “very soon,” and it looks like “very soon” is finally about to arrive. Read more…