Topic / Cameras

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 […]

Samsung announces DV300F dual-screen camera; includes Wi-Fi for photo sharing

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Just before CES 2012 kicks off, Samsung has announced a brand new camera in its “DualView” line. Called the DV300F, the camera makes it easy to take snapshots with you or your friend thanks to its 1.5-inch front-facing LCD display. The camera also features a 3-inch display in the back; and has a 16 megapixel 25mm wide-angle lens with 5x optical zoom. The DV300F includes Wi-Fi connectivity – something not […]

TECHGEEK Weekly 41: Copyright THIS!

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Image: Fertala/Flickr (Creative Commons) New Zealand is about to get a three-strikes law that remains very controversial, in how it got passed and what’s in the law. The TECHGEEK Weekly Podcast discuss the impact it has, while also discussing about Android’s latest security flaw and the BlackBerry Playbook. Meanwhile, it looks like one post on our site is about to be a cause in an all-out staff rivalry – I’ll […]

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 […]

Sony Ericsson Xperia neo and pro joins Play as feature phones of 2011

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Sony Ericsson has also announced at Mobile World Congress the release of two new smartphones to feature this year – the Xperia neo (above) and the Xperia pro – both focused on multimedia while also offering the new Android Gingerbread (Version 2.3) platform. The phones join the Xperia Play as one of the three launch phones for the first-half of 2011. Both phones will feature the mobile BRAVIA Engine that […]

Images of Sony Ericsson “Vivaz 2” phone leaked, reviewed

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In the lead up to the CES for mobile phones, the Mobile World Congress, images of a new Sony Ericsson Android-powered phone – dubbed the MT15i, or the “Vivaz 2” – have appeared online after one Russian website managed to score the phone and has done a review. The review, by Mobile-Review.com, has confirmed that the phone will be using Android 2.3 Gingerbread, feature a 1GHz Qualcomm processor (single core, […]

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, […]

Microsoft reveals Surface 2.0 – now in collaboration with Samsung

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Microsoft has used its keynote to unveil the newest version of the Surface platform it has developed. Now collaborating with Korean electronics maker Samsung, Surface 2.0 brings a much needed stylised redesign, making it more like an actual table rather than a box. As well, Surface 2.0 expands on the original product with new technologies that make it more aware of multitouch capabilities, and now ditches the cameras at the […]

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 brings out new camera SH100 – allows uploads to Facebook via WiFi

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Samsung has announced a brand new camera that has Wi-Fi connectivity, allowing you to easily upload snapshots of precious memories to social networking sites and allow other devices, such as the Galaxy S smartphone, to view the photos. The SH100 has a 14.2-megapixel lens, and will upload your memories to Facebook, Picasa or Photobucket, or even email the photos as attachments. It will also be able to upload HD video […]