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…]
The new Pentax MX-1 serious compact camera with a retro flare is in stock and now shipping. The MX-1 sports a 12MP sensor, 4x zoom lens, 1080p HD video and has a fast f/1.8-2.5 lens. Focus and shutter response are very fast for a point and shoot camera. I had a very positive first look at the MX-1 at CES 2013.
Fuji announced several new compact cameras yesterday:
The F900EXR and F850EXR are both 16MP superzoom, compact cameras with a 20x optical zoom. The F900EXR offers a few premium features (like Wireless Image Transfer and higher continuous shooting frame rates) over the F850EXR, but otherwise appear to be the same cameras. [Read more…]
Canon has announced a trio of new point and shoot cameras – the PowerShot ELPH 330 HS, ELPH 115 IS and A2500. [Read more…]