Category Archives: Toshiba

What else is new

→ The Fuji X100s camera is already listed as discontinued at B&H. Few pieces are still available for sale on Amazon at discounted prices. → B&H now carries Yongnuo products. → Sigma announced that their LCD viewfinder LVF-01 will start shipping in January, 2015. B&H is already taking pre-orders.

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What else is new?

The Sony QX100 lens style camera gets a teardown just in time for shipping. Topaz Labs currently has a 50% off sale on Topaz Adjust ($24.99 through September 30th): use promo code septadjust during checkout. Fujifilm officially launched the Instax Mini-90 Neo Classic camera. New Kodak company to continue selling film.

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What else is new?

Polaroid Socialmatic camera, which was shown as a concept last year, will be priced at $299 and will run on Android OS. New Sony Xperia smart phone is rumored to have a 20MP camera sensor. Toshiba announced world’s fastest-writing SDHC memory cards with writing speeds of up to 240 MB/s and reading speeds of up to 260 MB/s.

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The latest patents: new Canon lenses, 3D camera and lens by Olympus, curved sensor by Toshiba

Canon filed a patent for a 70-200mm f/4 lens. Canon filed patents for a 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS and 28-200mm (APS-C) f/3.5-5.6 IS (full frame) lenses.

Canon 70-200mm f:4 lens patent
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New patents from Fuji, Canon and Hoya

FujiFilm filed a patent in Japan for a three layer image sensor with improved color reproduction and high sensitivity. In a recent Q&A session FujiFilm acknowledged that the sensor in the X100 is their own creation. The latest DxOMark test showed that the Fuji X100 sensor outperforms most of the DSLR cameras on the market today: Pentax K7, K-x […]

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Toshiba announces its own back illuminated 14.6 MP sensor

Competition is good for the consumer and Sony just got some for its Exmor R sensor:  yesterday Toshiba announced its own back illuminated 14.6 MP sensor. Let’s see who will be the first camera manufacturer to implement this sensor. Press release after the break:

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