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Olympus 12-50mm EZ Lens and STYLUS 1 Camera Firmware Updates Now Available

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Olympus has released new firmware update for the Stylus 1 bridge camera and the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 12-50mm F3.5-6.3 EZ lens. The firmware update v2.0 for OM-D styled premium compact camera enable users to fit a wide angle converter to the lens. The firmware also introduces a stepped zoom function that makes it easier to adjust the lens to popular focal length settings,Continue Reading

Fujifilm S9900W, S9800 and XP80 Cameras Now Official

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Fujifilm has announced several new fixed lens bridge cameras including the FinePix S9900W, S9800 and the ruggedized camera the XP80. The Fujifilm S9900W and S9800 both offer 16MP 1/2.3″ CMOS sensors, 24-1200mm equivalent zoom lenses and 5-axis image stabilization, though only the S9900W offers built-in Wi-Fi. The Fujifilm XP80 dives deeper than its XP70 predecessor, improving onContinue Reading

Olympus SH-2 and TG-860 Compact Cameras Coming at CP+ 2015

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Olympus has registered the name of the upcoming SH-2 and TG-860 digital compact cameras at the Indonesian communication agency (postel). Olympus SH-2 and TG-860 compact cameras expected to be announced at the CP+ 2015 show along with the long-rumored Olympus E-M5 Mark II which will be the successor of the popular E-M5 model. The official announcement will most likely be at the CameraContinue Reading

Fujifilm FinePix XP80, S9800, S9900W, XP81, XP85, S9950W, S9850 and S9750 Coming for CP+ 2015

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Fujifilm is also rumored to unveil new point and shoot digital compact cameras at the CP+ Camera & Photo Imaging Show 2015, which takes place in mid-February in Japan. According to leaked documents at Russian website novocert.ru website the upcoming Fujifilm compact models are the Fujifilm FinePix XP80, XP81, XP85, S9750, S9800, S9850, S9900W, S9950W. The list also doesn’t list anyContinue Reading

Panasonic FZ1000 Firmware Update 2.0 Released

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Panasonic has released a new firmware update for the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 superzoom bridge camera. The firmware version 2.0 released to enhance the performance and controllability of the camera, featuring new 4K Photo Mode. With the new firmware update, Panasonic FZ1000 gains a 4K Photo Mode, which automatically sets shooting parameters optimized for stills and allows 4K capture in a varietyContinue Reading

Sony RX20 Specs and Price Leaked

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Sony is rumored to announce a replacement for the RX10 bridge camera. First set of specs and price information has been leaked for the upcoming Sony RX20. According Sony rumors the Sony RX20 to be announced in mid-October and will record 4K videos to compete against the Panasonic FZ1000. The design of the upcoming bridge camera is also improved to becomeContinue Reading

Panasonic FZ1000 Review : Sensor Performance and Test Results

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DxOMark published their sensor review and test results for the 1-inch type sensor FZ1000 bridge camera which is currently priced for $899.99 at Amazon. Panasonic FZ1000 sensor test results shows the camera scored a point of 64 and this is a good score overall. The premium camera placed ahead of rival Nikon 1 models which are using the same size sensor and close to larger Micro Four Thirds format cameras such as the GH4 at 74 points.Continue Reading

Panasonic Announces the Firmware Update for LUMIX DMC-FZ1000

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Panasonic has announced a firmware update for the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 superzoom bridge camera. The firmware will be released to enhance the performance and controllability of the camera, featuring new 4K Photo Mode. The FZ1000 will gain a 4K Photo Mode, which automatically sets shooting parameters optimized for stills and allows 4K capture in a variety of aspectContinue Reading