Irix to announce a “new product” at the 2017 PhotoPlus show next week and it will not be a lens

Irix will be attending the 2017 PhotoPlus Expo in New York City next week (from October 26th until October 28th) and they will announce a "new product" that "will not be a lens". Here is a porion of the company's press release:

The launch of the new Irix product

TH Swiss is preparing a surprise for its fans and future customers. The company is planning to release a new product. It is still a mystery and it will be presented during the exposition, but what we can tell you is that this new Irix product will not be a lens this time.

Irix has not yet officially announced their 45mm f/1.4 lens and the Irix ILA-FE2EF adapter for Sony E-mount:

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DxO One camera for Android OS announced

Last month I reported about the rumored DxO One camera for Android OS. Today DxO announced "Early Access Program for Android" - here are the details:

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Updates on the Yashica digiFilm camera project

After multiple comments online questioning the specs and validity of the Yashica digiFilm project (currently at $1,079,761 raised), a new update was posted on Kickstarter together with some sample photos and videos showing a prototype camera:

We have just uploaded 4 videos of our team taking pictures with the Y35 working prototype and those sample pictures taken from it. Please rest assured we do have a prototype that is working!

For the last couple of days, the whole YASHICA team has been spending all extra effort during the weekends to make sure we work out the best solution in delivering our first stretch goal: F2. As well as exploring the possibility of adding a larger sensor or metal body which most backers are excited about. This may result in oversight and delayed in responding your comments, we are really sorry about this and will commit being as responsive as we can in the future, but we kindly ask for your patience if sometime we can’t answer your question immediately.

Here are some of the comments that raised questions about this project:

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Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III camera officially announced

The previously rumored Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III camera is now officially announced:

  • 24.2MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • DIGIC 7 Image Processor
  • 3x Zoom Lens, 24-72mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Built-In Electronic Viewfinder
  • 3.0" Vari-Angle Touchscreen LCD
  • Full HD 1080p Video Recording at 60 fps
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF, Image Stabilizer
  • ISO 25600, 9 fps Continuous Shooting
  • Built-In Wi-Fi with NFC, Bluetooth
  • Dust- and Water-Resistant Construction
  • Pre-order: B&H, Adorama, Park Camera (UK), WEX (UK)
  • Full press release
  • Related videos:

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Zeiss to announce a new Milvus 1.4/25 lens

Zeiss will soon announce a new Milvus 25mm f/1.4 (1.4/25) full frame DSLR lens:

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New rebates from Canon (up to $350 off) and Fuji (up to $1,000 off)

Canon and Fuji started new rebates in the US today:

New Fuji savings were introduced also in the UK.

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Yongnuo 100mm f/2 lens reviews


Here are a few video reviews of the Yongnuo 100mm f/2 lens (YN100mm F2N) that is currently available for sale on Amazon:

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