2016-09-28T14:30:00+01:00Leica M-P Titanium Camera Set : With the Leica M-P ‘TITANIUM’ Set, Leica Camera AG adds a new limited edition camera to the Leica rangefinder system portfolio. This is the fifth annual edition to be made with titanium, a metal that lends the camera and lens set a particularly distinctive and refined look. The set consists of a Leica M-P digital camera (Typ 240) and two lenses - a Leica Summicron-M 28mm f/2 ASPH. and a Leica APO-Summicron-M 50mm f/2 ASPH. - and will be offered in a strictly limited edition of 333 examples. The Leica M-P ‘TITANIUM’ Set is available from October in selected Leica Stores and Boutiques. For this special version of the Leica M-P the top deck, the baseplate and the control elements are machined from solid titanium.
2016-09-28T13:00:00+01:00Huawei P9 wins European Smartphone Award 2016-17 : Huawei Mobile is honored to announce that the Huawei P9 smartphone has been named 'European Consumer Smartphone 2016-17' by the European Image and Sound Association (EISA). Furthering its commitment to pursuing the best quality and design without compromise, this is the fourth consecutive year that Huawei has been recognized in this category. Designed to reinvent smartphone photography, the Huawei P9 is the first smartphone co-engineered with the global iconic brand, Leica Camera AG. The P9’s dual-lens digital camera takes smartphone photography to the next level, allowing people to capture both vivid colors and striking black and white images of unmatched clarity, richness and authenticity.
2016-09-28T10:15:00+01:00Huawei P9 smartphone now available in two new colours : Huawei Mobile has announced that its award-winning flagship smartphone, the P9 series, is now available in two new colours: Red and Blue. Inspired by the dramatic and colourful world of the Pop Art movement, these vibrant colours also reflect the passion and glamour of the fashion world. The stunning result is a beautifully-designed phone, packed with impressive features, that is a rallying cry for artists and innovators, and is set to be a staple in your favourite fashion ensembles. In line with the colourways that are predicted to dominate 2016/17 collection catwalks, the cutting-edge Huawei P9 in Red and Blue is a spectacular Android smartphone for those who aren’t just part of the crowd, but define it.
2016-09-28T09:40:00+01:00Huawei MediaPad M3 tablet with premium audio technology : Huawei Consumer Electronics has launched its newest Android tablet, the Huawei MediaPad M3. The new tablet was designed in partnership with Harman international. The collaboration between Huawei and Harman brings together both brands’ expertise to deliver the most powerful and uncompromising tablet sound experience. The Huawei MediaPad M3, features a Harman Kardon audio system designed and tuned to give users a world class listening experience on the sleek new tablet. Huawei’s Kirin 950 processor powers the MediaPad M3 for high-intensity applications including HD videos and 3D gaming. The 5100mAh high-capacity battery provides up to 11 hours of Full HD video playback, up to 6 hours of continuous 3D game playing and as many as 45 hours of music playback.
2016-09-28T08:50:00+01:00Leica Camera and Huawei to establish new research center : The ‘Max Berek Innovation Lab’ will conduct R&D in the fields of new optical systems, computational imaging, virtual reality and augmented reality. Huawei and Leica Camera AG recently announced they have expanded their strategic collaboration with the establishment of a jointly operated research and innovation center. The launch comes seven months after the public announcement of their long-term technology partnership in the field of optical engineering, and five months after the launch of the globally successful, multiple-award winning Huawei P9 and P9 Plus Android smartphones. The lab’s establishment is the result of the vision of Ren Zhengfei, CEO of Huawei and Dr. Andreas Kaufmann, majority shareholder and chairman of the board of Leica.
2016-09-24T11:20:00+01:00Nokia 216 Dual-SIM phone : Microsoft announced the launch of Nokia 216 Dual SIM, a new feature phone that will keep users entertained with apps and games, and are great for capturing selfies and photos. Featuring two cameras with LED flash, the internet-enabled Nokia 216 Dual-SIM is a perfect feature phone for capturing and sharing special moments. Users can find apps and games in the Opera Mobile Store, and download one free Gameloft game every month for a year, and enjoy popular titles like GT Racing and Little Big City. The Nokia 216 Dual-SIM phone is available in India in the colors black, grey, and blue from October 24 at best buy price of 2495 INR / 35 EUR.
2016-09-23T21:45:00+01:00SanDisk 256GB microSD UHS-I memory card : Western Digital, a global storage technology and solutions leader, has recently introduced a new suite of 256 gigabyte (GB) microSD memory cards, which includes the new 256GB SanDisk Extreme microSDXC UHS-I card - the fastest microSD memory card in its class. The new suite of SanDisk cards also includes 256GB SanDisk Ultra microSDXC UHS-I card, Premium Edition, the first 256GB card optimized for mainstream consumers. The new additions deliver leading speed and capacity in a fingernail-sized card, giving smartphone, drone and action camera users the performance and capacity they need to capture professional-grade videos and photos without worrying about running out of space on their device.
2016-09-23T21:04:00+01:00Photokina 2016 Fujifilm printers : Fujifilm has introduced a new Frontier inkjet printer at the Photokina 2016 photo-show in Germany. The new Frontier printer requires smaller installation space and budget for photo retailers. The printer offers various print systems such as “Self print system” with which customers make photo prints by themselves, “Minilab system” with which shop clerk makes photo prints behind the shop counter, and “Event photo system” with which printing services are offered at tourist spots, festivals or events. This service is realized by digital minilab “Frontier” series, and Fujifilm has added inkjet digital minilab to the lineup since 2008 next to silver halide digital minilab.
2016-09-23T18:00:00+01:00Two Action Cams launched by Nikon at Photokina 2016 show : Nikon Europe has showcased their full line-up of KeyMission action and wearable cameras at the 2016 Photokina trade-fair in Germany. Earlier this year, Nikon announced the KeyMission 360 - a tough action camera capable of recording true 360° video in 4K Ultra HD. At the show, Nikon has unveiled two more action cams: the KeyMission 80 and KeyMission 170. Nikon has also introduced a wide range of optional mounts and accessories. For hands-free shooting, Vented Helmet Strap Mounts, Chest Mounts and Surfboard Mounts ensure every moment is captured. Handy Grips prevent the user’s body from being caught in the frame during handheld shooting. These versatile mounts and accessories will take the cameras through the toughest roads and scale the highest peaks.
2016-09-23T09:09:09+01:00Nikon Digital Photography Techniques : Nikon has launched Nikon School Online, featuring engaging and educational photography and video online classes that will help storytellers of every level improve their skills to capture their passions. Expanding on its existing nationwide Nikon School program, amateurs, enthusiasts and professionals can now learn new techniques and expand their skills from any computer, tablet or smartphone. Nikon School Online will initially host three classes designed to teach new skills, expand creativity and allow students to challenge themselves to take better photos and videos, with more offerings to come in the future. Two new classes will feature prominent professional photographers including Nikon Ambassadors Joe McNally and Tamara Lackey.
2016-09-23T07:30:00+01:004K HDR technology available in Sony BRAVIA TV series : Sony Electronics released the availability information of five new 4K HDR television series: XD83, XD80, XD75, XD70 and SD80. The new Sony BRAVIA 4K HDR TVs feature High Dynamic Range (HDR) compatibility to receive and process the new video standard. Ideal for a variety of room sizes and customer needs, all of these Sony BRAVIA 4K HDR TVs deliver a superior 4K viewing experience as well as near 4K quality up-conversion from HD sources. With over eight million pixels, these Sony BRAVIA 4K HDR TVs offer intense detail and stunning picture quality, providing more than four times the detail of Full HD. Movies, TV shows, photos and content from your smartphone look better thanks to Sony’s cutting edge 4K and exclusive Sony technologies.
2016-09-22T09:15:00+01:00Selfie accessory from Rollei : Iconic German camera brand Rollei has put its unique twist on the selfie with the launch of its latest accessory, the ePano Selfie, which provides 360 degree panoramic shots. Compatible with both smartphones and Actioncams, the Rollei ePano Selfie is an attachable panorama head that can either be fixed to a selfie stick or, using its fold out legs, be used as a rotating table stand. The accessory has adjustable speeds ranging from 2 to 5 rotations per minute. It also comes with an infrared remote control with a range of up to 5m to ensure users can perfectly capture every moment from all angles.
2016-09-22T09:00:00+01:00Olympus FL-900 R professional flash : Olympus further ramps up on professional equipment with powerful flash in sealed housing for shooting in any kind of weather - The new Olympus FL-900R complements the professional line-up of high-end OM-D models and M.Zuiko Pro lenses. Next to the high guide number of 58, its ability for high-speed sequential shooting under adverse weather conditions makes the FL-900R an extraordinary part of any professional’s equipment. Never again miss the chance for that unique shot. This flashlight in combination with the coming OM-D E-M1 Mark II is a match made in the photographic Olymp. In combination with this new camera, the FL-900R offers the highest speed and an unparalleled sequential shooting performance.
2016-09-22T08:40:00+01:00Photokina 2016: SanDisk showcases 1TB memory card - SanDisk, a Western Digital brand, provides trusted and innovative flash storage products that have transformed the consumer electronics industry. The SanDisk 1TB SDXC card prototype is on display at the world's leading trade fair for photo and video professionals. With increasing demand for high resolution content, such as 4K video and 8K video, the company continues to push the boundaries of technology with solutions that support the exponential growth of data-intensive production demands. Since the introduction of the 512GB SanDisk Extreme Pro SDXC UHS-I Memory Card at Photokina 2014, Western Digital has proven it can nearly double the capacity in the same SD card form factor using proprietary technology.
2016-09-22T08:40:00+01:00Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-100mm 1:4.0 IS Pro lens : Pro photographers can now travel light while enjoying a level of professional zoom performance like never before. The 8.3x zoom Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-100mm 1:4.0 IS Pro (35mm equivalent: 24-200mm) covers a focal length range that previously required the help of a second lens to achieve at this level of quality. There is nothing quite like it for professional shooting versatility and overall breathtaking performance with the Sync IS system delivering up to 6.5 EV steps compensation in conjunction with a matching camera model. Dust-, splash- and freezeproof, this ideal travel companion belongs to the flagship M.Zuiko Pro series.