Posts Tagged ‘ces2013’

Hoya’s New HD2 Lens Filters Can Survive Being Whacked by a Pipe

filterpipe

At CES 2013 earlier this year, Hoya showed off a new series of lens filters called the HD2. The main feature of the filter set is its strength: each filter uses hardened glass that can take a serious beating without getting damaged or shattering.
Read more…

Hands on with the Pentax MX-1, the Latest Horse in the Retro Camera Race

pentaxmx1-1

One of Pentax’s big announcements for this year’s CES 2013 was the MX-1, a camera that is designed to compete against other retrotastic compact cameras that are currently generating a lot of buzz (namely the Fujifilm X-Series and the Olympus OM-D).
Read more…

The Blazing Fast Autofocus Speed of the New Fujifilm X100s

When Fujifilm announced the X100s last week, it made the bold claim that the camera had the world’s fastest autofocus system among cameras of the same class. Sluggish autofocus was one of the big complaints owners of the X100 had, so for this latest refresh the company focused its attention on making the camera faster.

Want to see how fast the new AF is? We captured the short video above during a brief hands-on time we had with the camera. It doesn’t show an in-depth test or much variety in subject matter, but should offer a taste of what “world’s fastest AF” looks like in the flesh.
Read more…

A Hands-On First Look at the Android-Powered Polaroid iM1836

polaroidim1836-2

We had some hands-on time with the new Polaroid iM1836 just now. The company is only showing off two of the units at CES 2013. One of them doesn’t turn on. The other one can’t take any pictures.
Read more…

A Look at Samsung’s New Single-Lens 3D Technology

samsungsinglelens3d-1

One of Samsung’s big reveals at CES 2013 is its new 2D/3D lens, which can be paired with the new NX300 to capture true 3D photographs and video using a single lens and a single sensor. When you’re feeling like switching back to 2D, a convenient switch on the side of the lens turns it into an ordinary camera lens.
Read more…

Hands On with the Fujifilm X100s and X20, Pricing and Availability Revealed

fujifilmxpressconf-10

Fujifilm held its CES 2013 press conference yesterday, revealing some facts about the state of its camera business, sharing its vision moving forward, and offering a closer look at its two new fixed-lens cameras: the X100s and the X20.
Read more…

Pentax Announces Its Own Retro-Styled Camera, the MX-1

pentaxmx1-0

More and more camera companies are giving their products vintage camera-inspired designs these days, and Pentax wants to join in on the fun. The company announced its own retro-styled camera earlier today called the MX-1.

It’s a fixed lens compact camera that features a sleek metal body, a fast lens, and a 12-megapixel sensor.
Read more…

Fujifilm X100s Has Its Photo and Specs Leaked, Looks Identical to the X100

fujifilmx100s

Earlier today, we shared a couple of leaked photographs of the soon-to-arrive Fujifilm X20, which replaces the X10 but looks virtually identical in appearance (except for the fact that it comes in silver in addition to black).

Not to be outdone, the X100s has gotten itself leaked as well. Photos and specs for that camera have emerged, and reveal that, like the X20, the camera is nearly identical in form to its predecessor.
Read more…

First Leaked Photos of the Fujifilm X20

fujifilmx20

Yesterday we wrote that multiple sources were confirming that Fujifilm will be launching an X10 successor called the X20 at CES 2013 next week. Now, less than 24 hours later, we now know what it looks like.
Read more…

Samsung Announces 3D-Capable NX300 and World’s First One-Lens 3D System

samsung3dlens

CES 2013 is just around the corner, and along with it about a gagillion (official number) announcements, but the first major announcement comes 5 days early courtesy of Samsung. The South Korean tech company has officially announced the NX300 — a 3D capable successor to the NX210 — alongside a 3D lens that Samsung is calling the “world’s first one-lens 3D system.”
Read more…