Announced: Fuji X-Pro2 graphite edition, Fuji X-T2 graphite silver edition and Fuji FinePix XP120 cameras

The already leaked graphite Fuji X-Pro2 camera + XF 23mm f/2 lens and silver X-T2 camera are now officially announced together with a new rugged and waterproof FinePix XP120 camera:

Fuji X-Pro2 graphite edition: press release | pre-order: Adorama & B&H

Fuji X-T2 graphite silver edition: press release | pre-order: Adorama & B&H

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Breaking: Hasselblad acquired by DJI (rumors)

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Back in 2014 and 2015 I reported that Hasselblad was in financial trouble and a potential acquisition was a possibility. Then in November, 2015 Hasselblad and DJI formed "strategic partnership”.

Luminous Landscape just reported that Hasselblad was acquired by DJI - this is not official yet and I am actually surprised that LuLa is reporting rumors but they had a close relationship with Hasselblad over the years, so I do believe their report:

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Fuji to announce new graphite X-Pro2 and silver X-T2 cameras, silver XF 23mm f/2 lens

During CES (most likely tomorrow) Fuji will announce a new graphite X-Pro2 and silver X-T2 cameras and a graphite/silver XF 23mm f/2 lens (the same lens already exists in silver). Some additional pictures of the graphite X-Pro2 and the XF lens:

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CES 2017 announcements: Panasonic GH5, Canon PowerShot G9X Mark II, Nikon D5600

Here are the photo-related announcements at the 2017 CES n Las Vegas - bookmark and refresh this page as it will be updated multiple times today (this product page will also be updated continuously with the latest CES announcements):

Panasonic GH5pre-order  | live press conference | additional information | see all new Panasonic products | press release | review and videos | sample photos

Panasonic GX850: pre-order | press release

Panasonic FZ80: pre-order | press release

Canon PowerShot G9X Mark II: pre-order | press release | additional information | see all new Canon products

Nikon D5600pre-order | press release | additional information

New Panasonic Lumix lenses (press release):

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Meike 6.5mm f/2 fisheye lens announced (APS-C mirrorless)

Meike announced a new APS-C based 6.5mm f/2 fisheye lens compatible with Sony, Canon, Olympus, Panasonic and Fuji mirrorless mounts. This is a manual focus lens. For pricing, check Amazon US, Amazon UK and Amazon DE.  Here are the technical specifications and a few additional pictures:

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Panasonic GH5 US price: $1,999

Adorama just confirmed what I first reported back in October last year the US price of the Panasonic GH5 will be $1,999. The battery handgrip will be priced at $349 and the XLR expansion will be $399. The new Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 12-60mm f/2.8-4 Power OIS lens was also listed with a price tag of $999.99.

See this page for all new Panasonic products and prices.

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Canon PowerShot G9X Mark II press release leaked online

Canon published the press release of their upcoming PowerShot G9X Mark II camera online ahead of the official announcement (you can still find it in Google Cache). Here are the G9X MII camera's main features:

  • 1.0-inch, 20.2 Megapixel2 High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor
  • DIGIC 7 Image Processor
  • Built-in Wi-Fi®3 and NFC4 and Bluetooth®1 Smart capability
  • Bright f/2.0 (W) - f/4.9 (T), 3x Optical Zoom Lens (28-84mm)
  • 3.0” Touch Panel LCD
  • Full HD, Dynamic IS and Time-Lapse Movie video functions
  • Continuous shooting speeds of up to 8.2 fps (In JPEG and RAW)

Canon will also announce new camcorders - see full press release after the break:

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