Canon PowerShot G7 X Offers 1″ Sensor, Aims to Overthrow Sony RX100 as Compact King

Canon PowerShot G7 X

Canon has finally gotten serious with its compact cameras with the new PowerShot G7 X, which features a large 1″ sensor in the body reminiscent of the PowerShot ‘S’ line.  The camera is clearly aimed at competing with Sony’s (deservedly) popular RX100 line.

The 1″ sensor is 20.2MP and is paired with the DIGIC 6 image processor. [Read more...]

Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Lens in Development

Tamron 15-30mm f2.8 Lens

Tamron has announced development of the SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC lens.

The new lens adds to Tamron’s stable of full frame compatible lenses, along with the SP 24-70mm f/2.8, 70-200mm f/2.8, 90mm f/2.8 Macro and the most recent 150-600mm f/5-6.3 models.

The Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC lens will be available for Canon, Nikon and Sony mounts.

No word yet on pricing or availability. You can read the full press release below for more details. [Read more...]