The new Fujifilm XQ1 was introduced alongside the Fuji X-E2 mirrorless camera. The XQ1 is a compact camera that features Fuji’s unique 12MP X-Trans II CMOS sensor, albeit at a much smaller 2/3″ sensor format. Even though it has a smaller sensor, the XQ1 should stand as a direct competitor to the popular Sony RX100. [Read more…]
Canon has announced the PowerShot G16 alongside three other consumer compact cameras – the PowerShot S120, SX170 IS and SX510 HS. [Read more…]
The L620 is a mild point and shoot camera amidst a plethora of other compact cameras on the market. However, a decent spec sheet and a moderate price may serve the new camera well. [Read more…]
Alongside the full frame RX1R, Sony has announced the Cyber-shot RX100 II, which is the refreshed follow-up to the popular RX100. Sony claims that the new 1″ sensor in the RX100 II is roughly 40% more sensitive in dimly lit situations than the original RX100 (and the RX100 was no joke either). [Read more…]
Pentax has announced its latest Q-mount camera – the Q7. The leading spec from Pentax is that the Q7 will be available in 120 color combinations.
Aesthetics aside, the Q7 features a 12.4MP 1/1.7″ backlit CMOS sensor and captures 1080p HD video at 24p or 30p. Additionally, the Q7 sports a 3-inch LCD at 460k-dot res and a max ISO 12,800 sensitivity setting. [Read more…]