The Sony RX10 IV is the latest in its line of superzoom cameras featuring the popular 20MP 1″ class sensor. This newest addition uses the familiar 24-600mm equivalent zoom lens and adds an incredible 24fps still image capture rate thanks to the BIONZ X processor.
The RX10 IV’s AF system features 315 AF points with on-sensor phase-detection. Impressively, the AF and AE continues to track during the 24fps still image bursts. [Read more…]
Tamron has officially announced its new 18-400mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD lens for Canon and Nikon mounts. The lens is built for APS-C models and features a 35mm equivalent zoom range of 28.8-640mm, which is quite incredible for an all-in-one DSLR lens. Kudos to Tamron for bringing such a lens to market. [Read more…]
[Update: It’s official. The Tamron 18-400mm lens has been announced. Check it out here.]
The upcoming Tamron 18-400mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD lens has leaked out ahead of its official launch. I’m a big fan of the Tamron 16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD lens, which I tested out in my Nikon D7200 Review. But somehow, Tamron has managed to shave a couple millimeters off the wide end and add 100mm onto the long end of this true superzoom DSLR lens! [Read more…]
Sony has introduced a third camera in the RX10 lineup and adds an incredible zoom lens for massive telephoto reach. The Sony Cyber RX10 III features the same 1″ format 20MP sensor as found in the RX10 II but uses a new 24-600mm equivalent f/2.4-4 lens for the added reach (as compared to the 24-200mm f/2.8 equivalent lens on the RX10 II). [Read more…]
Nikon has issued a firmware update for its new P900 superzoom. Firmware version 1.2 provides the following improvements:
- An effort was made to fix an issue that prevented the shutter being released using the optional ML-L3 remote control when a person or object was immediately behind the camera. You should nevertheless select Off for EVF auto toggle in the camera setup menu when using the ML-L3.
- Fixed a bug that caused the shutter to be released only once if the optional ML-L3 remote control was operated during movie recording, after which movie recording could not be ended using the movie-record button.
You can download the firmware update here on Nikon’s website.
Tamron has announced a new superzoom lens for Canon, Nikon and Sony APS-C cameras. The Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC lens updates its 10-year-old predecessor with the addition of Vibration Compensation and improved optics.
The new superzoom lens retails for just $249 with the Canon and Nikon versions shipping on August 20, 2015 and the Sony A-mount version at a later date. You can pre-order it here at B&H Photo.
Canon’s official UK website now shows the PowerShot G3 X, which was recently announced as a product that is under development. [Read more…]