2017-01-19T08:55:00+01:00Leica M10 digital rangefinder system camera : Leica introduced the M10, an iconic camera system that sets standards yet again. The M10 is the perfect balance of long-established traditions and technical innovation. The Leica M10 embodies the essence of everything that is truly important for photography like no other camera before. Although all its functions have been adapted to meet the precise needs of contemporary photography, there has been no deviation from the essential principles of the legendary M-System. Every single component and every technical solution concentrates uncompromisingly on photography. With its more compact dimensions, improved performance and even more intuitive handling, the Leica M10 sets a new milestone in the ongoing history of Leica M photography.
2017-01-17T13:55:00+01:00Asus smartphone supports virtual and augmented reality : Asus has launched a next-generation smartphone that represents a significant advancement in mobile virtual and augmented reality technologies: ZenFone AR. It is the world's first smartphone that supports both Tango AR and Daydream VR technologies developed by Google, giving users totally new ways to engage with and be entertained by their smartphones. Asus ZenFone AR was developed in close cooperation with Google to deliver the best user experience on both Tango and Daydream platforms. To make ZenFone AR an ideal VR and AR smartphone, it has been designed with latest, top-of-the-line components that also make it one of the most powerful smartphones in the market.
2017-01-17T10:10:00+01:00Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom smartphone with dual-camera : Asus announced ZenFone 3 Zoom, equipped with our best-ever dual-camera system for photographic perfection - and the world’s slimmest smartphone with a high-capacity 5000mAh battery. ZenFone 3 Zoom’s innovative dual-camera system comprises a 12MP, f/1.7-aperture, 25mm wide-angle main lens and a dedicated 12MP, 59mm camera for instant 2.3x optical zoom. This setup ensures sharp focus for subjects at any distance. The new dual-camera smartphone from Asus also introduces all-new Portrait mode, which softly blurs the background to bring the subject’s emotions to the fore - rivaling the depth-of-field effects achieved by professional DSLR cameras.
2017-01-13T19:30:00+01:00Panasonic Lumix DC GX800 system camera : At CES 2017 Panasonic introduced the Lumix DC-GX800. This camera with interchangeable lens succeeds the two year old DMC-GF8. The model name has been changed (the camera is still called GF9 in Japan), so that consumers can recognize the camera type by its name. The GX-series is the latest camera series from Panasonic, which consists of compact rangefinder models (system cameras with a flat top, no SLR design). The Panasonic DC-GX800 is a sleek and stylish system camera for the novice photographer. The camera has a 16 megapixel Micro Four Thirds sensor with low-light autofocus, enabling users to make beautiful shots in low light conditions.
2017-01-13T09:00:00+01:00Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 mirrorless digital camera : To be tough enough to withstand even heavy field use, the Lumix GH5 body is composed of a magnesium alloy, full die cast front/rear frame. Secure construction and the sealing of every joint, dial, and button makes the camera not only splash / dust-proof, but also freeze-proof down to -10 degrees Celsius. In response to requests from professional users, the Lumix GH5 comes with a Waveform Monitor and Vector Scope. It also embeds SMPTE-compliant Time Code either in Rec Run or Free Run count-up methods, which makes it easy to synchronise multiple video footage or sound sources in the post production workflow. Luminance levels can be selected between 64-1023 / 64-940 / 0-1023 (10-bit).
2017-01-13T07:20:00+01:00Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 digital camera features : Capture unmissable moments with the new high-speed Lumix DC-FZ80 mega-zoom camera. Panasonic just released its 18.1-megapixel compact camera for semi-professional use. Taking advantage of 4K technology, users can enjoy 4K Photo shots with the Lumix FZ80. Panasonic 4K Photo lets the user capture fleeting photo opportunities at 30fps by extracting the best frame from a 4K burst file to save as a photo. Plus, multiple images can be automatically saved as 4K Photo shoots all at once. A maximum of 150 frames in five seconds can be saved following a designated frame. The Panasonic LumixFZ80 ultra-zoom camera will have a black body and will be available in March for $399.99. Retail prices vary from country to country.
2017-01-12T19:40:00+01:00Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 digital camera : Panasonic proudly presents the new Lumix DC-FZ80, perfect for the outdoor photo enthusiast to capture breathtaking highlights of everyday life. The Lumix DC-FZ80 features ultra-wide and dynamic zoom, 4K video recording and 4K Photo functions all in a compact camera body. The new superzoom from Panasonic features the exceptionally-versatile Lumix DC Vario 20mm ultra wide-angle lens with a 60x optical zoom (20-1200mm equivalent on 35mm camera), which makes it possible to capture dynamic landscapes, wild animals and birds from a distance. The newly integrated 18.1-megapixel High Sensitivity MOS image sensor and powerful Venus Engine image processor also achieve high-speed response and high-quality images even in high-sensitivity recording.
2017-01-12T19:04:00+01:00Panasonic Lumix GX850 features 4K imaging technology : The Panasonic GX850 compact camera is designed and refined to make selfie-shooting more enjoyable. Taking advantage of 4K technology, it captures the best moment in which everyone is smiling in a group selfie or in situations where the background is moving, such as a train passing by. The Lumix GX850 also comes with a Post Focus function that lets users select the in-focus area even after shooting. This is helpful in situations like macro shooting where strict focusing is required or for changing expressions by changing the focused subject. This function was developed by combing the high-speed, high-precision DFD (Depth From Defocus) auto focus technology and 4K technology.
2017-01-12T09:25:00+01:00Panasonic Lumix DC-GX850 digital compact camera : At 2017 CES, Panasonic unveiled a mirrorless digital camera featuring 4K Video & 4K Photo. The high performance compact camera for selfie-takers offers great image quality for those who want to capture amazing scenery and unmissable moments. Featuring technological advancements, the new Lumix DC-GX850 offers a flip-up rear monitor and a host of options. The Panasonic DC-GX850 records smooth, high-resolution QFHD 4K videos in 3840x2160 pixel resolution at 30p or 24p in MP4 format. Taking advantage of 4K technology, users can also enjoy 4K Photo shots and a variety of derivative functions, such as Focus Stacking, Post Focus and Light Composition.
2017-01-10T15:40:00+01:00Nokia 6 premium smartphone for China : After securing the exclusive Nokia brand licensing rights in mobile phones in late 2016, HMD Global Oy (“HMD”) is proud to announce the launch of its Nokia 6 smartphone in China. The Nokia 6 marks the first step in HMD’s ambition to set a new standard in design, material quality and manufacturing innovation across every tier of its products by building on the hallmarks of a true Nokia phone experience. The device, which is designed explicitly with the needs of users in mind, combines quality and in-built durability to deliver a real-life premium smartphone experience at a price point for the highly aspirational Chinese consumer.
2017-01-09T19:40:00+01:00On display at 2017 CES : Panasonic EZ1002 Ultra HD OLED TV Panasonic remasters OLED with its stunning new TV at the 2017 CES Show in Las Vegas. Panasonic has unveiled the world’s first HDR-capable, Ultra HD OLED TV, which also supports professional grade image processing. The Panasonic EZ1002 unlocks the full contrast and colour potential of the latest OLED screen technology, resulting in pictures of both unprecedented accuracy and spectacular beauty. To deliver the very best audio quality, the EZ1002’s ‘Dynamic Blade Speaker’ have additionally been tuned by the engineers of the company’s acclaimed audio brand, Technics. With the EZ1002, Panasonic has pushed the boundaries of television technology to bring you accurate pictures that look exactly as the director intended.
2017-01-09T18:45:00+01:00Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ82 digital compact camera : 4K video has now spread from TVs to other imaging products, such as camcorders and digital cameras. Quadruple the resolution of Full-HD promises superb image quality, but that’s not all. Another highlight of 4K is exciting possibilities in editing. By cropping parts equivalent to Full-HD from 4K images, you can create zoom shots and panning from a single shot. The 4K Photo function of the Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ82 allows you to capture a still image with 8-megapixel-equivalent resolution from a 4K video. Use of this function makes it easy to crop out individual video frames as high-resolution still images. In addition, using the newly incorporated 4K Photo Mode, you can easily make picture quality setting to the optimum parameter for photo shooting.
2017-01-09T10:20:00+01:00CES 2017 - Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 compact system camera : Panasonic has introduced the long awaited Lumix DC-GH5 featuring the world’s first 4K 60p/50p and 4K 30p 4:2:2 10- bit video recording function. The Panasonic DC-GH5 delivers a high-end, hybrid performance to photo enthusiasts and professional videographers looking to capture moments in breathtaking resolution. Defying all the general concepts of what a mirrorless camera can do, the Lumix GH Series has reached a number of milestones with this introduction. Packing a host of innovative advancements in picture quality, response and performance into an unimaginably small-sized body, the new Lumix DC-GH5 opens the door to a new stage of photographic and cinematographic culture.
2017-01-08T14:40:00+01:00Fujifilm X-T2 system camera with tailor-made accessories : New Fujifilm system camera body introduced at 2017 CES in Lad Vegas (Nevada). Building on the popularity of the elegant Graphite Silver version of the X-T1, Fujifilm introduces the new Fujifilm X-T2 Graphite Silver Edition which will be supplied with tailor-made accessories including a premium leather strap, aluminum hot shoe cover and matching Fujifilm EF-X8 hot-shoe mount flash. In its compact, lightweight and robust body, this system camera delivers everything you need. The mirrorless camera features a high definition EVF, easy to use dials, high-speed AF, outstanding 4K video recording and the camera body is compatible with an extensive range of high-performance interchangeable lenses.
2017-01-08T10:30:00+01:00CES 2017 - Fujifilm presents Graphite Edition system camera : Fujifilm has unveiled a luxury system camera with body, lens and accessories. The new Fujifilm X-Pro2 Graphite Edition boasts an all-new color to the X-Series line-up. The X-Pro2 Graphite Edition has a rich, metallic texture due to a specialty multilayer coating. This special edition will include the compact and lightweight Fujinon XF23mm F2 R WR and LH-XF35-2 lens hood in the same unique Graphite color as the body, achieving high resolution performance and a fast and silent AF system. The Fujifilm system camera boasts a Hybrid Viewfinder capable of instantly switching between optical and electronic finders, plus an updated image sensor and processor, which dramatically improve image quality.