News tagged ‘mirrorless system cameras’

Thursday, 17 Jan 2013

Canon and Olympus Hold Largest Camera Market Share in Japan Last Year

Canon and Olympus Hold Largest Camera Market Share in Japan Last Year

Despite losing market share over the past year, Canon and Olympus still have the largest market share in the Japanese domestic camera market. Canon sees an increased DSLR market share while Olympus remains the top mirrorless system camera manufacturer.

Thursday, 6 Sep 2012

Fujifilm Launches XE-1 & Two New Lenses

Fujifilm Launches XE-1 & Two New Lenses

Fujifilm has announced the second body in their retro-tastic mirrorless system. The X-E1 is smaller than the X-Pro1 and will be more affordable than the X-Pro1, but the specs still pack a surprising punch when compared against its older sibling.

Thursday, 19 Apr 2012

Samsung Refreshes NX Mirrorless System Camera Line-up

Samsung Refreshes NX Mirrorless System Camera Line-up

Samsung has announced a refresh of their NX mirrorless system series with three new cameras. All three cameras feature Samsung's 20MP APS-C sensor, the same ISO100-12,800 sensitivity, eight frames per second maximum shooting speed, and 1080/30fps Full-HD video shooting.

Friday, 24 Feb 2012

Olympus Releases 5 New Videos of the OM-D E-M5 in Action

Olympus Releases 5 New Videos of the OM-D E-M5 in Action

Olympus Australia has published five new videos of the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Micro Four Thirds camera in action. One of the most interesting features, five axis image stabilization, is clearly demonstrated in the videos, as well as the new shadow/highlight controls inside the electronic viewfinder.

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Panasonic Planning a "Very High-End" Micro Four Thirds Camera

Panasonic has revealed in an interview that they're planning to release a "very high-end (Micro Four Thirds) camera", as well as increase their focus on MFT lenses. It's not clear if Panasonic is referring to the GH3 or an entirely new camera, but they say that their increased efforts is based on the possibility of a Canon mirrorless system camera coming later this year.

Thursday, 16 Feb 2012

The Growth of Mirrorless System Cameras in Early 2012

The Growth of Mirrorless System Cameras in Early 2012

Panasonic released the first mirrorless system camera, the G1, in October, 2008. A year later, mirrorless system cameras made up 11.1% of total interchangeable-lens camera sales in Japan. Since then, mirrorless system camera growth has been steadily growing.

Thursday, 9 Feb 2012

Sony to Double Number of E-mount Lenses by End 2013

Sony to Double Number of E-mount Lenses by End 2013

Sony has gone on record to say that the NEX system will have 15 lenses by the end of 2013.

Wednesday, 8 Feb 2012

New Olympus M.ZUIKO 75mm F1.8 & M.ZUIKO 60mm F2.8 Macro Lenses under Development

New Olympus M.ZUIKO 75mm F1.8 & M.ZUIKO 60mm F2.8 Macro Lenses under Development

Olympus Imaging Corporation is developing two new interchangeable lens units for Micro Four Thirds system cameras. These lenses will be launched in the summer of 2012. Prices have not been confirmed.

Friday, 3 Feb 2012

Pentax Introduces Mirrorless System Camera K-01

Pentax Introduces Mirrorless System Camera K-01

Pentax introduces a new mirrorless system with the K-01, a camera designed by Marc Newson, a London-based industrial designer. The K-01 is compatible with Pentax's existing K-mount lenses, and will be launched in March.

Thursday, 26 Jan 2012

Olympus Releases the M.Zuiko 12-50mm F3.5-6.3 EZ

Olympus Releases the M.Zuiko 12-50mm F3.5-6.3 EZ

The first Olympus to feature a motorized zoom mechanism with zoom ratio of 4.2x starting from a wide angle of 24mm, it is ideal for taking wide shots even indoors.

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