Fuji XQ1 is a Compact Camera with a X-Trans II Sensor

Fuji XQ1

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…]

Pentax Q7 Compact Interchangeable Lens Camera Unveiled

Pentax Q7

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…]