CES 2013

Sony XAVC 4K Camcorder

At it’s CES 2013 press conference on Monday, Sony unveiled a concept model of an upcoming 4K consumer camcorder. Sony had a mock-up of this 4K camcorder under glass in their booth at CES.

While Sony referred to this camera as a consumer model, it is clear from looking at it that the camera is at least a prosumer model in terms of available features – if not a low-end pro model. [click to continue…]

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Pentax MX-1 Hands-On

by on January 9, 2013

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Pentax MX-1

The Pentax MX-1 is a new, retro-styled point and shoot camera with a 1/1.7″ sensor inside at 12MP resolution. It has a robust body, complete with a brass top that will add some character to individual units as they age.

Geared toward prosumers, the MX-1 offers RAW image capture and a fast, f/1.8-2.5 aperture on the 4x zoom lens. And, the 3″ LCD articulates, which makes high and low viewing easier. [click to continue…]

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Panasonic Lumix Cameras 2013

At CES 2013, Panasonic dropped 10 new point and shoot cameras. A brief rundown of all the new models is below. [click to continue…]

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G-Tech G-Drive Mini 1TB USB 3.0

G-Tech unveiled a new G-Drive Mini at CES 2013. I’m a big fan of the old G-Drive Mini units that sport dual FireWire 800 connections. The new G-Drive Mini units keep the dual FW800 ports, but also add a USB 3.0 connection and a 1TB 7200RPM hard drive (up from 750GB). [click to continue…]

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Lexar 256GB SDXC Card

Along with the new XQD card, a new Lexar Pro 600x 256GB SDXC card surfaced at CES 2013. The new card offers 90MB/s read speeds and carries an MSRP of $1000. Check it out here on Amazon.com.

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Lexar Launches Pro XQD Cards

by on January 8, 2013

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Lexar has finally introduced XQD cards to support the Nikon D4 as the only camera that currently uses XQD cards. The new 1100x Pro cards deliver 168MB guaranteed read speed. [click to continue…]

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