Topic / Cameras & Camcorders

Samsung announces new NX300 compact camera, 3D lens

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Just before CES, Samsung is slowly rolling out its product announcements. The company has announced that it will be releasing a new compact system camera called the NX300, featuring a 20.3-megapixel APS-CMOS sensor. The company also announced a brand new lens that will let you take 3D images and movies in full HD. The NX300 also features a 3.31-inch AMOLED screen with a touchscreen; and comes with extras such as […]

Samsung reveals the Galaxy Camera – coming to Australia late Nov

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Samsung has revealed that the Galaxy Camera is coming to Australia (and to the world, since it is rolling out in Europe at the moment). Featuring a 21-megapixel lens, a 1.4GHz Quad-Core processor and a 4.8-inch screen, the camera is one of the few to run the Android OS. It will ship with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, giving users access to Google Play – so, theoretically, you can use this […]

Pentax announces X-5 camera, for consumers who want SLR

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Pentax has announced a brand new camera that is targeted for those who want to make the jump from the standard compact camera to an SLR, but do not want to spend the high cost of one. Called the Pentax X-5, it features a 16-megapixel camera with an optical 26x zoom lens. The camera also can record in full HD video, and features a large 3-inch LCD monitor that is […]

Kodak files for bankruptcy – now who will buy its patents?

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Kodak has announced that it and all of its subsidies have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, in a move to restructure the company “to focus on its most valuable business lines” after years of ignoring the rise of digital cameras. “Kodak is taking a significant step toward enabling our enterprise to complete its transformation,” Antonio M. Perez, CEO of Kodak, said in a statement. “After considering the advantages of […]

GALLERY: Nikon D4 – new DSLR with 16.2MP and quality image performance

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Nikon announced their D4 before CES started. The DSLR features 16.2 megapixels, shooting at 10 frames per second, and promises to produce images and video in stunning clarity and colou, with an ISO range between 100 and 204,800. The camera includes a 3.2-inch LCD screen, and claims to be up and running in 0.012 seconds. The camera also features full HD video recording, with rates including 1080p 30/24fps and 720p […]

Canon unveils new EOS-1D X DSLR camera – 18.1MP with 12fps continuous shooting

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Canon Australia is celebrating 50 million EOS-series DSLR cameras with the announcement of a brand new DSLR for the pro-camera enthusiast. The Canon EOS-1D X promises to feature both exceptional image quality and high-speed shooting performance. The EOS-1D X is the successor to the EOS-1D Mark IV and the EOS-1Ds Mark III, and will have a 18.1-megapixel CMOS sensor with auto-focus continuous shooting of 12 frames per second. Shutter speed […]

THE END – Cisco kills Flip Cameras, 550 jobs axed

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It’s a very sad day if you are a Flip lover. Cisco has announced that it will be killing its Flip business it acquired just over two years ago, along with some closures in other divisions, as it plans to “realign” its consumer business.

Sony debuts three Cyber-shot cameras – H, W and T Series

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Sony has today introduced the new additions of its Cyber-shot camera lineup – the Cyber-shot T Series, the Cyber-shot H Series and the Cyber-shot W Series line of cameras, all boasting full HD video recording and a reasonable price tag. The H Series (pictured above with the HX9V) features a built-in GPS and Compass function, allowing all photos be geotagged with locations so you do not need to remember where […]

Polaroid launches the Grey Label with Lady Gaga

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After hiring Lady Gaga as their creative director, the entire tech industry was wondering in their heads, “Um, what?” Well, it’s a year and now Polaroid have decided to use CES to launch the end results with their partnership with the pop singer – the Grey Label. The Grey Label will feature three parts, which Polaroid claim that they are “truly expressive of Lady Gaga’s artistic vision” – a printer, […]

Sony brings out “Double Full HD” 3D camcorder – HDR-TD10

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Sony is to release the first “Double Full HD” 3D consumer camcorder that will bring your memories not only in high definition, but in 3D high definition. Yes, it is pointless and very unnecessary, but since Sony is pushing this 3D World, they are going to milk this for all of its worth. The camcorder features two lenses – where both will be used in recording 3D, and one will […]

Fujifilm’s full assault in 2011 – launches 11 (other) cameras at CES 2011

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Fujifilm FinePix Z90 – one of 11 other cameras the company plans to release in 2011. Fujifilm has decided to welcome the first year of the new decade with a huge onslaught of cameras, as it plans to launch eleven new cameras – not including the ones previously covered – at this year’s CES – all having one thing in common: affordability (except for the last one). Here’s the camera […]

Fujifilm brings out new HD “super-zoom” cameras

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Fujifilm has announced three brand new HD cameras as part of its overall refresh to its “S-Series” line of SLR cameras. The new cameras are the FinePix S2950, FinePix S3200 and FinePix S4000 – and all four features have 14 megapixel lenses. The S2950, which is the one shown above, has an 18x zoom with a wide angle 28mm – 504mm high precision optical lens, with a mechanically stabilised sensor […]

Samsung releases affordable HD camcorder – HMX-Q10

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Samsung is to bring out, as part of its 2011 camera and camcorder lineup, a new HD camcorder that they claim will be affordable, compact and easy to use. Dubbed the HMX-Q10, the camcorder is very simple – only featuring some buttons and an LCD screen, and has been designed so it can be held at any direction. It does record in full HD (1920×1980) resolution, and can record in […]

New Nikon brings Hi-Def video to its DSLR range

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Nikon have announced the latest member in their DSLR lineup, a refreshed entry-level unit called the D3100.  Following the release of the D3000 in July last year, this new upgraded release is similar in looks and size, but boasts some handy and welcome features over its predecessor.

Sony brings 3D photography with new Cyber-shot cameras

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A simple software update will not suffice Sony with their 3D domination plans. The company has revealed that it will make two new Cyber-shot cameras that will natively shoot in 3D, right from the box, with the new DSC-TX9 and the DSC-WX5 cameras. Both will feature a new feature call Sweep Multi View, allowing photographers caputre 3D-like images and view them on the camera without a dedicated 3D display, and […]