Overheating Report: Notice Regarding Continuous Use of Fujifilm X100

Fujifilm has issued an official statement regarding the overheating problem of Fujifilm X100V. They say:

When the X100V is used in a continuous manner (such as with continuous video shooting) or when used in a high temperature environment or direct sun light, a user may feel the grip become noticeably hot, due to heat generation within the camera’s electric circuit board and battery.

If you get the overheating warning please contact your local Fujifilm support and ask for a fix.

Fujifilm X100V priced at $1399. Check availability at B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama. See below for the official Fujifilm statement. Continue reading “Overheating Report: Notice Regarding Continuous Use of Fujifilm X100”

Sony RX100 VIII to be Announced in October 2020?

According to the report from Sony Camera Rumors, Sony is expected to announce the new Sony RX100 VIII compact camera in October 2020 to replace the popular RX100 VII model.

Although the gossip source does not share detailed information about the Sony RX100 VIII features, the new model is predicted to include an improved 20MP sensor, new image processor and various improvements.

Sony RX100 VII: $1,298 at AmazonB&H Photo Video , Adorama.

Upcoming Sony Cameras to be Announced in 2020

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Read more Sony Camera Rumors here. See also Sony A7 Mark IV and A7s Mark IV Rumored Specs

Upcoming Sony Cameras to be Announced in 2020

We decided to make a list of Sony cameras, which is expected to be announced in 2020. The list below is based on the recent set of rumors we have previously posted.

To wrap up the year and see the upcoming Sony cameras to be announced in 2020, here is a short list below. Hope you find it useful.  Continue reading “Upcoming Sony Cameras to be Announced in 2020”

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark III to be Announced Soon

Canon will soon announce the new PowerShot G9 X Mark III compact camera . The mark third version will replace the current G9 X Mark II model.

Here are the rumored specifications of Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark III:

  • 20.1mp
  • DIGIC 8
  • 4x zoom
  • 4K @ 30p
  • FHD @ 120p

Looks like the upcoming  Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark III will be the PowerShot G7 X Mark III with a slower lens and a slightly smaller build quality.

via: CR

Interview Details About the Fujifilm X100V Camera

The Fujifilm X100V is the fifth version of the company’s popular APS-C compact cameras. The new version has the latest 26mp BSI CMOS sensor on the Fujifilm X-Pro3 and Fujifilm X-T3 interchangeable lens cameras, a newly developed 23mm f/2 lens, a tilting screen, improved hybrid viewfinder, and weather-resistance.

Fujifilm X100V priced at $1399. Check availability at B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama.

DPReview interviewed Chief Designer Maszumi Imai and Senior Manager Shinichiro Udono at the X Summit. Below are some key points from the interview: Continue reading “Interview Details About the Fujifilm X100V Camera”

Canon Rebel T8i DSLR Camera Announced

 DSLR camera announced. The Canon EOS Rebel T8i (850D)  is a 24MP DSLR with DIGIC 8 processor and 4K video for those with an existing collection of EF/EF-S lenses.

The Rebel EOS T8i is Canon’s latest Rebel-series flagship, and packs a pretty impressive set of features, including a new Digic 8 processor, which enables 7 fps continuous shooting and 4K video capture (including 24p).

The EOS Rebel T8i will cost $749.99 body only, and $899.99 in a kit with the EF-S 18-55mm F4-5.6 IS STM. Check availability at B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon. Continue reading “Canon Rebel T8i DSLR Camera Announced”

Leica Q2 Firmware Update Version 2.0 Released

Leica has released a firmware update for its Q2 that adds and improves a number of features for the prime lens compact camera. Firmware version 2.0 for the Leica Q2 addresses nearly every facet of the camera, from shooting modes to mobile transfer speeds.

The Leica Q2 is a fixed-lens, full-frame camera sporting a new 47.3MP sensor and a sharp, stabilized 28mm F1.7 Summilux lens.

The US price for Leica Q2 is $4,995.00. Check availability at B&H Photo/Adorama.

Here is the list of performance improvements: Continue reading “Leica Q2 Firmware Update Version 2.0 Released”

Ricoh GR III Firmware Ver 1.31 & Pentax K-1 Firmware Ver.1.0.4

Ricoh released firmware update version 1.31 for the GR III camera (now in stock at AdoramaB&H and Amazon) and new firmware update version 1.04 for the Pentax K-1 II DSLR camera.

Here are the list of changes with download links: Continue reading “Ricoh GR III Firmware Ver 1.31 & Pentax K-1 Firmware Ver.1.0.4”

Ricoh WG-70 Ultra-Rugged Compact Camera

Ricoh has announced the Ricog WG-70 ultra rugged compact camera.  It is a 16 Megapixel 1/2.3” backside-illuminated CMOS sensor with a maximum sensitivity of ISO 6400. In addition to stills, the camera captures 1080p (Full HD) video.

The new Ricoh WG-70 is waterproof to a depth of 46 feet, shockproof from heights up to five feet, crushproof against weighs up to 100 kilograms of force and freeze-proof at temperatures down to -10C.

The US price for Ricoh WG-70 is $276.95, now available for pre-order at B&H Photo Video/Adorama. Continue reading “Ricoh WG-70 Ultra-Rugged Compact Camera”

Fujifilm X100V Camera Announced With New 23mm f/2.0 Lens

Fujifilm has announced the new Fujifilm X100V, the fifth version of their popular APS-C compact camera. The new version has the latest 26mp BSI CMOS sensor on the Fujifilm X-Pro3 and Fujifilm X-T3 interchangeable lens cameras, a newly developed 23mm f/2 lens, a tilting screen, improved hybrid viewfinder, and weather-resistance.

Other key improvements offered by the X100V include a new tilting rear touchscreen LCD monitor, updated Advanced Hybrid Viewfinder, the latest generation X-Processor 4, and 10-bit, 4:2:2 4K video up to 30fps and 1080p up to 120fps.

Fujifilm X100V will be available in late February 2020 with a price tag of $1399, or $1799 CAD. Check availability at B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama. Continue reading “Fujifilm X100V Camera Announced With New 23mm f/2.0 Lens”