Rumors : Sony RX1R III to be Announced Soon

Sony is rumored to announce third version of its RX1R series full frame compact camera. According to recent reports the next camera would be the Sony RX1R III.

After the announcement of Sony a7R IV and RX100 VII, there are still two new unannounced camera codes registered (WW594724 and WW642826). This means two more Sony camera announcements within 1-2 months are coming.

Sony RX1R II replacement is on the horizon and it is expected to be announced soon (in the second half of 2019). The upcoming RX1R III or RX2 could feature with Sony a7R IV‘s 60MP full frame CMOS sensor.  Continue reading “Rumors : Sony RX1R III to be Announced Soon”

Sony Cyber-Shot RX100 VII Officially Announced, Price $1,198

Sony officially announced the new RX100 VII 1″ pocket-sized camera packing a wealth of stills and video versatility. The US price is $1,198 and it is now available for pre-order at AmazonB&H Photo VideoAdorama.

The Sony RX100 VII uses the same 24-200mm F2.8-4.5 zoom as its predecessor and offers the flagship Sony a9‘s speed, eye AF plus 4K video tweaks in a pocket-friendly size. In addition to being able to shoot at up to 20 fps with no viewfinder blackout, the RX100 VII can also shoot seven-image bursts at up to 90 frames per second. Continue reading “Sony Cyber-Shot RX100 VII Officially Announced, Price $1,198”

What to Expect Next from Canon ? (July 2019)

What to expect from Canon ? Here are the latest updates for the upcoming Canon DSLR and mrrorless cameras as well as new lenses. In this July 2019 edition of “What to expect from Canon” , you’ll get the latest news and rumors in one place.

The company will unveil the previously rumored cameras and lenses on July 9th. These are the PowerShot G5 X Mark IIPowerShot G7 X Mark III, and RF 24-240mm f/4-6.3 IS USM lens.

This month we’ll have the new Canon’s “holy trinity” RF mount zoom lenses that is expected to be released before the end of July 2019. Continue reading “What to Expect Next from Canon ? (July 2019)”

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”