Nikon has officially announced the V1 and J1 as part of the new Nikon 1 advanced camera with interchangeable lens system. Both the V1 and J1 feature a 10.1 megapixel CX-format CMOS sensor and a dual core EXPEED 3 image processor. [Read more…]
While August was a busy month for camera announcements, it’s looking more and more like September is going to give it a run for its money. A press invitation to a “Nikon in White” event on September 21 recently surfaced – an event that is supposed to reveal Nikon’s new mirrorless camera system. [Read more…]
It looks like Nikon’s compact mirrorless camera has leaked its lens mount and sensor mount onto the web. Based on this image, it’s clearly not an F-mount camera – so you won’t be using existing Nikon lenses on this camera (without an adapter, that is). Additionally, the sensor looks smaller than APS-C format. [Read more…]
Masaya Maeda, head of Canon’s camera division, spoke to Reuters and said that production is back to pre-earthquake levels and is planning an increase for its SLR market next year.
When asked about whether Canon would enter the mirrorless camera market to combat against Sony, Olympus and Panasonic, he said that Canon is “considering the technical aspects [and the company] will launch an interesting product next year.” [Read more…]
Fuji’s camera division head honcho spoke out in an interview with Reuters, noting that the company has some lofty goals to be the No. 3 camera maker ahead of Samsung and Nikon. To get to that point, Fuji will re-enter the interchangeable lens camera market with new “luxury” mirrorless models and dedicated lenses developed in house. [Read more…]
Olympus has opened up its Micro Four Thirds line of cameras to three new cameras. The Olympus E-PM1, E-PL3 and E-P3 (shown above) essentially make up the small, medium and large categories for the series. Of course, “large” is a relative term with respect to the Olympus Micro Four Thirds line as a whole.