A new camera with the code name IM005 was registered at the Taiwan NCC government organization. The new model will be compatible with the LI-92B battery (currently used for the Olympus Stylus SP-100 camera) and F-5AC-2 charger (new product).
A small note to our readers: just because B&H listed the Sony a77II camera & battery grip combo as " no longer available", it does not mean that the camera is now discontinued and a replacement is coming soon. You can still buy the a77II today in multiple configurations in different stores:
Update: B&H confirmed that the Sony Alpha a77II camera is not discontinued yet.
Fujifilm X-T2: B&H / Amazon / Adorama
X-T2 + booster grip:
save $230 X-T2 + 18-55mm lens + booster grip:
save $230 X-T2 body/kit combo:
B&H / Amazon / Adorama
X-Pro2 + 23mm lens:
You should be able to add any lens on top of the above offers and get an additional $100 off.
A reader sent me this picture anonymously in connections with the rumors about DJI acquiring Hasselblad. Maybe DJH will be a new company for medium format drones? I do not know if the picture is real or fake, but keep in mind that Hasselblad started by developing their first HK7 aerial camera back in 1940:
→ Ricoh announced the industry's first camera capable of delivering up to 24 continuous hours of fully spherical, 360-degree live video streams.
→ The new Yongnuo YN968EX-RT flash with LED video lamp is now available for purchase at
Amazon US and Amazon UK (more information available here).
→ The new FLIR Duo is a compact dual-sensor thermal imaging and visible light camera designed for drones.
→ YI announced a new action camera with 4K @ 60 fps.
→ Kodak brings functional prototypes of new Super 8 camera to CES.
→ Kodak Pixpro Orbit 360 4K VR camera will arrive in Q1 of 2017 (by JK Imaging)
→ CES 2017: Canon's 250MP APS-H sensor.
More after the break:
After leaking the pricing of the Fuji GFX 50S medium format digital camera and GF lenses, FujiAddict reported today that the GFX pre-orders will start on January 19th and shipment should start after February 23rd. The upcoming Fuji X100F and X-T20 cameras are also rumored to be announced in the same time frame for the CP+ show.
Update: check also this post about the Fujifilm GFX 50S AF points.
Today Fuji also released seven new GFX promo videos (see the previous set of promo videos
It seems that the previously rumored Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 Art lens ( see patent) will be announced next month for the CP+ show in Japan according to a new report from Canonrumors.