Canon PowerShot G7 X, N2 and SX60 compact cameras announced

Canon PowerShot G7 X

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Canon PowerShot G7 X features ($699):

  • New 1.0-inch, 20.2 Megapixel High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor combined with Canon’s powerful DIGIC 6 Image Processor creates the Canon HS SYSTEM for outstanding low-light performance up to ISO 12800, enhanced image quality, and fast operation.
  • A bright f/1.8 (W) – f/2.8 (T), 4.2x Optical Zoom (24mm–100mm), 9-blade iris diaphragm and IS equipped lens enables you to capture more in your frame, and is ideal for low-light conditions or using shallow depth-of-field for dramatic, soft backgrounds. Focus range starts at 2.0 in. for Macro and 1.3 ft. for Tele.
  • Selfie-ready multi-angle capacitive 3.0" touch panel LCD with a screen resolution of 1,040K dots for a sharp, clear display and easy operation and sharing.
  • High-Speed AF (0.14 sec.) greatly improves focus speed. 31 AF points provide an expanded and more accurate focus area. Paired with continuous shooting speeds of up to 6.5 fps and the removal of buffer time, you can get your best shot in full resolution.
  • For easy Wi-Fi® connectivity, built-in NFC (Near Field Communication) allows quick and simple pairing to a compatible Android™ device.
  • Capture stunning 1080p/60p Full HD video for lifelike images and convenient playback on an HDTV via the HDMI output. Record at up to 60 frames per second for even more detailed, superb results in MP4 format.
  • Intelligent IS automatically chooses from eight different modes to optimize image stabilization for virtually shake-free images in a wide variety of conditions.
  • Convenient control ring, exposure dial, and mode dial provide intuitive manual adjustment.
  • Shoot breathtaking images and video of the stars with Star Mode designed to better capture the brilliance and wonder of the night sky.

Canon PowerShot N2 camera

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Canon PowerShot N2 camera features ($299):

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Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO lens and silver OM-D E-M1 camera announced

Silver Olympus OM-D E-M1 camera

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Olympus announced a silver version of the OM-D E-M1 camera. The price is $1,399.99 compared to $1,299 for the black model.

Update: Olympus also announced a new MC-14 1.4x teleconverter for the 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO lens.

Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO lens

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The Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO lens is now also officially announced. The US price is $1499. See also the available accessories. Additional information:

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Samsung NX1 camera, 50-150mm f/2.8 ED OIS S lens announced

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The Samsung NX1 mirrorless camera and a new 50-150mm f/2.8 ED OIS S lens are already listed on B&H website (there is still no official press release from Samsung):

More information after the break:

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Panasonic Lumix LX100 and GM5 cameras will be priced at $899.99 in the US

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Based on this online listing, the US price of the Panasonic Lumix LX100 camera will be $899.99 and it will be available in black and silver.

The new Panasonic GM5 will also be priced at $899.99.

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The new Zeiss Vario-Tessar T FE 16-35mm f/4 ZA OSS (SEL1635z) lens is already listed on Sony website

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The new Zeiss Vario-Tessar T FE 16-35mm f/4 ZA OSS (SEL1635z) lens that will announce tomorrow is already listed on Sony's website. Here are the MTF charts and lens design diagram:

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Samsung NX D-1: another camera to be announced tomorrow?

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There is a new teaser on Samsung NX Facebook page for another NX D-1 camera. I have no idea what this is, but it seems that there will be more than the NX1 that will be announce tomorrow (noon CEST/10am GMT). Full frame maybe?

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Samsung NX1 mirrorless camera “on display” at Amazon

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The Samsung NX1 camera is already on display at Amazon.com (just search for NX1 on amazon.com):

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Here is a direct link to a larger picture of the Samsung NX1.

Additional information on the upcoming NX1 camera can be found here.

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