The Pentax Q is a new interchangeable lens camera system. What sets the Pentax Q apart from other interchangeable lens models, however, is that the Q sports a 12.4MP compact 1/2.3″ CMOS sensor – meaning that this camera is basically a glorified point and shoot camera. [click to continue…]
According to Japanese sites Digicame-info and Nikkei, Pentax will be launching a new mirrorless camera system this week. Their info suggests that Pentax will be launching the smallest interchangeable lens camera yet. [click to continue…]
Short notice on a deal expiring soon. B&H Photo has a $50 instant rebate in effect for the Samsung NX100 and new 20-50mm kit lens with i-Function. The instant savings brings the total price down to $499.
This deal expires on February 5. Find it here at B&H Photo.
The Samsung NX11 is a follow-up to the Samsung’s first NX-series camera, the NX10. The new NX11 features a 14.6MP CMOS sensor, a 3-inch AMOLED screen, and can capture 720p HD video.
The NX11 also features the new i-Function, which was introduced in the recent, more compact NX100 model. The NX11 is packaged with an 18-55mm i-Function kit lens.
Alongside the NX11, Samsung is introducing two new i-Functions lenses: a 20-50mm f/3.5-5.6 zoom lens and a 20mm f/2.8 prime.
The Samsung NX11 kit carries an initial retail price of $649 and should be available in February 2011. Check availability on Amazon.com.
More details in the press release below. [click to continue…]
43Rumors.com has uncovered an Olympus patent application that showcases a modular camera with separate components for lenses, bodies and sensor units. [click to continue…]
Olympus Japan has announced a new E-PL1s Micro Four Thirds camera as a slight tweak to the popular E-PL1. The E-PL1s adds an ISO 6400 sensitivity setting and now comes in a red body.
Along with the E-PL1s, Olympus announced a new 14-42mm II f/3.5-5.6 kit lens with improved internal focusing for faster and quieter AF.
[Olympus Japan via Photo Rumors]