Nikon is preparing to launch a couple of compact cameras in the near future. We know this because their manuals have just been posted on the web by the Japanese company itself. They are called Nikon Coolpix A10 and A100, while their product launch event might take place at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show 2016.
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Sony is expected to hold a product launch event at the Consumer Electronics Show 2016. The PlayStation maker will livestream its conference on January 5. According to the rumor mill, the company will reveal an action camera called AS50, whose specifications and photo have just appeared on the web.
Canon has recently found itself in a patent spree, as multiple optics have been patented in its country of birth. The latest product to receive this treatment is the Canon EF-M 600mm f/5.6 DO IS lens, which has been developed for the company’s EOS M mirrorless cameras with APS-C-sized image sensors.
The rumor mill is back with new information about the Nikon D5. The details are coming from a traveling photographer who was visiting a camera store. A functional unit of the DSLR was showcased in the store and the customer managed to grab some new Nikon D5 images before leaving. Here they are!
The rumor mill has begun leaking information about the Canon 1D X Mark II and 5D Mark IV DSLRs in a more frequent manner. This is a sign that the cameras are coming soon, just like the gossips are claiming. Here are some new details about both shooters, including some unexpected tidbits about the 5DS and 5DS R successors.
Sigma has just launched another first-in-the-world product. The Japanese company continues its tradition with the Sigma Water Repellent Ceramic Protector, a protective lens filter made of Clear Glass Ceramic. It is the first time the material has been used in a lens filter and it delivers 10 times the strength of conventional filters.
Olympus is working on a new PEN-series mirrorless interchangeable lens camera. The product is most likely in development, as its name has just been registered on Taiwan’s NCC website. It is called Olympus PEN-F and it will become a tribute to the original PEN-F SLR camera, released back in the 1960s.
Here is what you have been waiting for a long time: the first Nikon D5 photos. The DSLR has appeared online in a series of leaked images that are revealing some unknown details about it. Moreover, the megapixel count of the sensor has been confirmed, too, along with some changes made to the button placement.
Trusted sources have managed to confirm some previously-leaked details about the Nikon D5. The DSLR will replace the D4s as initially believed: in early 2016. Moreover, the autofocus system will be better, while the native maximum ISO of the camera will be higher than what you can currently find in the D4s.
After announcing it in late May 2015, GoPro has finally revealed the name of its upcoming drone. The device will have a built-in camera and will be sold under the Karma moniker. Yes, this is it. The GoPro Karma drone is coming and it will become available sometime by the end of 2016 with some interesting specs.
Canon EF 135mm f/2L II USM lens is rumored to replace the Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM telephoto prime in 2016. The current generation is almost 20 years old and it does not have an image stabilization system, while sources are reporting that the next-gen might not have an integrated IS technology as well.
Following the X-Pro2 and X-E3 rumors, another Fujifilm-branded camera is rumored to be in the works. This time, it is a compact model with a fixed-lens, albeit it is still an X-series product and will have an X-Trans sensor. It has been mentioned before and it consists of the Fujifilm X70, which will be placed below the X100T.
Here is the unexpected development of a long-forgotten story: it seems like Fujifilm will indeed launch a replacement to the X-E2 mirrorless camera. A reliable insider, who was right in the past, has revealed that the shooter is coming and that its name will be chosen between the Fujifilm X-E3 or X-E2s monikers.
Canon may be planning to release a mirrorless camera with a full-frame image sensor in the near future. Such product would compete against the Sony A7-series. A sign that such product may be on its way consists of a patent for a Canon 50mm f/3.5 IS macro lens, which has just been approved in the company’s home country.
The rumor mill is back with more information about the Fujifilm X-Pro2. There are high hopes that the mirrorless camera will be unveiled soon, while the shooter will offer improved ergonomics for the users. Additionally, the XF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR lens could be launched alongside the X-Pro2 in early 2016!