Posts Tagged ‘bridgecamera’

Ricoh’s New Pentax XG-1 is an Entry Level Superzoom with Some Speedy Specs

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Photo bogs are always speculating what the next ‘megapixel war’ will be. For high-end cameras, it seems the answer to that question is the high ISO war, but for the entry-level shooters, an argument could be made for a ‘burst mode war.’

Case in point, Ricoh just debuted the Pentax XG-1: a new entry-level superzoom that packs in some serious speed and reach, while hobbling the camera in other areas. Read more…

Panasonic 4K-Capable FZ-1000 Superzoom May Be the Sony RX10′s Worst Nightmare

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Late last night Panasonic added an exciting new camera to the superzoom category. Dubbed the Lumix FZ-1000, a more accurate name might have been “Sony RX10 Competitor” or, if you’re being bold, “Sony RX10 Killer.” Read more…

Sony Takes the Bridge Camera Bar to New Heights with Crazy 63x Superzoom at CP+

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Canon wasn’t the only one to food our inbox last night, and not even the announcements we were most anxious for. Sony also made some exciting announcements, including a refresh to its Cybershot line that includes three new superzooms and two new point-and-shoots.

Oh, and we should probably mention that one of those superzooms is the world’s first bridge camera to feature a 63x optical zoom lens. Read more…

Fujifilm XS-1 Official: A Bridge Camera with Massive 26x Zoom

Fujifilm officially unveiled the XS-1 today after details and photos of the camera first appeared last month. Unlike the X100 and X10, the XS-1 isn’t a rangefinger-esque mirrorless camera but is instead a beastly bridge camera. The camera packs the same 12-megapixel 2/3-inch sensor as the X10, and features a 26x zoom lens that’s the 35mm equivalent of a 24-624mm lens. As if that range wasn’t enough, they also decided to include a macro mode that allows the camera to focus from just 1cm away.
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