Canon’s first mirrorless camera, the EOS M, received mixed reviews when it first hit the market, mainly because of its slow autofocus. Canon is hoping to address those concerns with the newly-announced EOS M2, but it looks like this one might not even make it to the US or Europe. Read more…
A week ago, we reported that Kodak had entered into a multi-year agreement with American camera supplier JK Imaging for new lines of Kodak-branded digital cameras. While it’s not uncommon to see this type of deal for low-end cameras, what’s interesting is that the agreement will also result in a Kodak-branded compact system camera. Amateur Photographer writes,
In an interview with Amateur Photographer (AP) at CES on 10 January, Eastman Kodak general manager for Film Capture, Paper and Output Systems, Dennis Olbrich, was asked whether the line-up will include a compact system camera.
Olbrich, who used to work inside Kodak’s camera division, replied: ‘That’s part of the portfolio.’
Polaroid, another beleaguered photo brand, recently signed its own agreement with Sakar International for new Polaroid-branded cameras. That duo is also working on a mirrorless camera system.
Kodak-branded Compact System Camera on Way [Amateur Photographer via Photo Rumors]
It’s a big day for camera releases; hot on the heels of Nikon’s D3200 release, Samsung have officially announced three new highly-anticipated compact system cameras: the NX20, NX210 and NX1000 — all featuring built-in wifi connectivity, a 20.3-megapixel APS-C sensor, 8fps continuous shooting and full 1080pHD video recording. Read more…