Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II to be Announced Soon

It is now confirmed that the Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II camera will be officially announced in the next 30 days, to replace the current PowerShot G5 X model.

As you might remember, the Japan-based company officially unveiled the PowerShot G1 X Mark III camera ($1,299 at AmazonB&HAdorama). This is the flagship model comes with 24.2MP APS-C CMOS Sensor and DSLR-like autofocus. The Canon G5X Mark II, G3X Mark II were expected to be announced for CES 2019 this year but both cameras are delayed.  Continue reading “Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II to be Announced Soon”

Olympus Tough TG-6 Waterproof, Dustproof, Freezeproof and Shockproof Camera

Olympus Tough TG-6 waterproof, dustproof, freezeproof and shockproof camera is now officially announced.

Olympus Tough TG-6 is a modest update to its predecessor, with the majority of its changes related to macro and underwater shooting.

Olympus Tough TG-6 is waterproof to a depth of 50 feet (15m), dustproof, shockproof to 7 feet (2.4m), crushproof to 100 kgf, freezeproof to 14oF (-10°C), and features a dual-pane protective glass construction for superb anti-fogging performance.

The Tough TG-6 will be available in your choice of red or black, and will be priced at $449 (Amazon | B&H and Adorama) when it ships in late June. Prices for the numerous accessories are listed in the press release below. Full press text. Continue reading “Olympus Tough TG-6 Waterproof, Dustproof, Freezeproof and Shockproof Camera”

Panasonic DC-LX100 II Camera with 17MP multi-aspect sensor

The Panasonic Lumix LX100 II is a 17 megapixel enthusiast zoom compact with a 24-75mm equivalent F1.7-2.8 lens. It uses up to ~85% of the area of a Four Thirds-sized sensor to give a choice of aspect ratios without narrowing the field of view.

The LX100 II features an updated grip, a new 17mp multi-aspect Four Thirds sensor (total 20mp, same sensor as found in the GX9), without an optical low-pass filter, a 3inch touch-screen, USB charging, and additional customisable function buttons.

The Panasonic LX100 II price is $999 in US. Check availability at Amazon | B&H Photo VideoContinue reading “Panasonic DC-LX100 II Camera with 17MP multi-aspect sensor”

Fujifilm X100V/X200 to be Announced in 2020

Fujifilm X100V or the Fuji X200 is rumored to be announced in early 2020. The successor to the Fujifilm X100F (Amazon | B&H | Adorama) previously rumored for late 2019 launch but the premium compact shooter will arrive in 2020.

The name of the  upcoming fixed lens camera with an APS-C sensor will be called Fujifilm X100V or X200. Continue reading “Fujifilm X100V/X200 to be Announced in 2020”

First Ricoh GR III Camera Reviews with Sample Images

First Ricoh GR III camera reviews now available on several sites. Ricoh GR III is a new compact camera with a 24 megapixel APS-C  image sensor and 28mm fixed focal length lens.

A gallery of sample JPEG and RAW images with the Ricoh GR III can be found at PhotographyBlog website.

The Ricoh GR III currently selling for $899.  Check availability at (Amazon / B&H Photo Video / Adorama) . Also check out the comparison between the Ricoh GR III vs Ricoh GR II cameras.  Continue reading “First Ricoh GR III Camera Reviews with Sample Images”

Sony RX0 II Announced, The World’s Smallest and Lightest Premium Ultra-Compact Camera

Sony RX0 II, the world’s smallest and lightest premium compact camera officially announced. The US price is $698 and shipping will start from March 28, 2019.

Building upon the waterproof/dustproof, shockproof, crushproof and ultra-compact qualities of the original RX0, the new model now offers internal 4K recording, an adjustable LCD screen that tilts upward 180 degrees and downward 90 degrees and that even works underwater, and new image stabilization solutions for video recording.

Sony RX0 II: $698 at B&H.

Sony VCT-SGR1 Shooting Grip: $98 at B&HContinue reading “Sony RX0 II Announced, The World’s Smallest and Lightest Premium Ultra-Compact Camera”

Leica Q2 Video Reviews Roundup

Here are roundup of latest Leica Q2 video reviews.

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, and available for pre-order at B&H Photo/Adorama.

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Leica Q2 Camera Officially Announced, Price $4,995

Leica Camera now officially announced the Leica Q2 full frame compact camera. The US price for Leica Q2 is $4,995.00, and available for pre-order at B&H Photo/Adorama.

The Leica Q2 features a 47.3MP full-frame sensor capable of DCI and UHD 4K video recording. The camera sticks with the stabilized 28mm F1.7 offered on the first Q.  Continue reading “Leica Q2 Camera Officially Announced, Price $4,995”

Leica Q2 Detailed Specifications: 47MP, 4K 30p, 10 fps

Here are the Leica Q2 detailed specifications. The upcoming full frame compact camera is expected to be announced on March 6th, 2019.

According to the leaked specs list, Leica Q2 will feature 47MP full-frame image sensor, 10fps burst speed with 4K video recording at 30fps. Check out the Leica Q2 detailed specifications ! Continue reading “Leica Q2 Detailed Specifications: 47MP, 4K 30p, 10 fps”