As every year or so, Leica borrows a few cameras to Panasonic which in return gets some lens production and design certification by the German company. This year, for the Photokina 2012, Leica unveiles two cameras which are also available under the Panasonic brand : The Leica D-LUX 6 : this camera has a 24-90mm [...]
Powerful zooms are the point… the bridge cameras main asset. It is the case of Fujifilm X-S1 premium bridge camera or Nikon Coolpix L810, both with a 26x lens.
Oddly, the new Samsung WB100 was official in Germany only. I asked other EU PR teams about this camera and today, Friday June 22nd, the French Samsung press officer confirmed it was also going to be launched in France. Oddly, again, this camera has the same name as a 12MP compact camera launched in 2009… [...]
Here are some 100% crops of photos taken with the Fujifilm X-S1 at all ISO settings, from ISO 100 to ISO 12,800. As a mise en bouche to my review of the X-S1 to be published next week, let’s see how the 2/3″ CMOS EXR sensor behaves. If you are familiar with the Fujifilm X10, [...]
Nikon unveils today 11 new compact cameras that will represent 80% of the 2012 Coolpix offer. Coolpix S9200 and S9300 This year, we hear a lot about 20x zoom lens compact cameras. But Nikon decided to stick to ots 18x 25-450mm lens for this year on the Coolpix S9200 (without GPS) and S9300 (with GPS). [...]
You can already pre-order your copy of probably-the-best-compact-digital-camera-ever, the Canon G1 X. B&H as well as Amazon and other online chains take pre-orders of the huge sensor compact camera from Canon, a camera that we hope Canon will produce in a sufficient quantity because the demand is going to be huge. I will be one [...]
I must tell you something. I am far from being a fan of bridge cameras although they offer tons of advantages like packing a huge X number zoom into a pretty compact body, but, I have been disappointed too many times by their image quality and poor reactivity. Using a small sensor can’t give anything [...]
Seen in Japan last week, the superbridge camera by Fujifilm, the X-S1 (yes, a new X-series camera) now has a few official specs. Fujifilm France today confirmed the followings to me : “a weather proof high-end bridge camera designed to compete with SLRs : – 12 megapixels 2/3″ EXR-CMOS sensor – Manual zoom lens, 26x, [...]