Olympus registered a new camera in Taiwan under the code name IM005

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).

Via Nokishita)

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The Sony Alpha a77II camera is not discontinued yet

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.

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New price drop on selected Fuji X-T2 and X-Pro2 camera combos

Fujifilm X-T2: B&HAmazon / Adorama

  • X-T2 + booster grip: save $230
  • X-T2 + 18-55mm lens + booster grip: save $230
  • X-T2 body/kit combo: save $100

Fuji X-Pro2: B&HAmazon / Adorama

  • X-Pro2 + 23mm lens: save $250

You should be able to add any lens on top of the above offers and get an additional $100 off.

Via Fujiaddict

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DJH: DJI drone with a Hasselblad camera?

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:

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What else is new?

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:

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Fujifilm GFX 50S camera shipment date + new promo videos

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 here):

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Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 Art lens rumored to be announced next month

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.

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