Along with the new HX300 superzoom, Sony recently introduced the Cyber-shot WX300, which is an ultra-compact point and shoot camera. It features a 18.2MP Exmor R CMOS sensor and a 20x optical zoom lens (25-500mm equivalent), which is quite impressive for such a small package. [Read more...]
The Nikon Coolpix A is a new 16.2MP DX-format fixed lens camera. It sports a fixed 18.5mm f/2.8 lens (28mm equivalent) and offers a more modern design than other fixed lens cameras like the Fuji X100S.
Nikon Coolpix A Key Features
- 16.2-megapixel DX-format CMOS sensor
- 18.5mm (28mm equivalent) prime lens with f/2.8 aperture
- Quick AF performance (4 frames-per-second)
- Multiple Scene Modes
- Manual controls (P,S,A,M) and ability to capture RAW/NEF image files
- Wi-Fi accessible with WU-1a Wireless Mobile Adapter
Several accessories will be available for the Coolpix A including the DF-CP1 Optical Viewfinder, the UR-E24 Adapter Ring for attaching lens hoods and filters, and the HN-CP18 metal Lens Hood.
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...]
The Canon PowerShot N is definitely one of the most unique cameras released this year at CES 2013. While it offers common features found in modern point and shoot cameras (like a 12.MP sensor and an 8x optical zoom lens with image stabilization), the form-factor and control scheme of the PowerShot N puts it on an entirely different playing field than your typical pocket camera.
I had a chance to go hands-on with the new compact shooter at CES 2013 and learn a little more about how the camera works. [Read more...]