interchangeable lens

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…]

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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…]

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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.

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Samsung NX11 Announced

by on December 28, 2010

in Samsung

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…]

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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…]

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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]

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