Monthly Archives: July 2009

Olympus E-600 to be released

Every electric product in Korea needs to acquire approval of RRA before it is released. Well if this screenshot is real, we should soon see the Olympus E-600:

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Rumor: Panasonic LX3 discontinued

I received a rumor that the current Panasonic LX3 model is being discontinued. This is hard for me to believe, since this camera is a very good seller and is hard to get, but maybe a new model is in the making.

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Samsung NX10 lenses rumor

Some details surfaced about the three lenses for the Samsung NX10 that were shown on that misterious trade show in Korea: Standard Zoom: 18-55mm Telephoto Zoom: 50-200mm Prime Lens (Pancake): either 30mm f2.0 or 35mm f2.0 According to the source, the Samsung NX10 camera is expected to have AF performance similar to an entry level DSLR. The new expected […]

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New Panasonic cameras announced: FZ35, FP8 and ZR1

As expected, Panasonic reveled three new consumer cameras today: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35 12.1MP Digital Camera with 18x POWER Optical Image Stabilized Zoom and 2.7 inch LCD Panasonic Lumix DMC-FP8 12.1MP Digital Camera with 4.6x POWER Opical Image Stabilized Zoom and 2.7 inch LCD Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZR1 12.1MP Digital Camera with 8x POWER Optical Image Stabilized […]

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Ricoh GR Digital III: now a reality

The Ricoh GR Digital III rumors were true (still no word on Ricoh’s official site): Price: £530 New 10-million-pixel CCD imaging sensor External TTL flash unit (GF-1) expected 21mm wide conversion lens (GW-2) also expected 5fps Improved macro image quality (closest focusing is 1cm) 3in LCD screen with a resolution of 920,000 dots

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Panasonic’s new Micro Four Thirds camera to be released in September

“In an interview with, a French online magazine, Luc Saint Elie (manager of new technologies at Panasonic France) hints that the next Panasonic MicroFourThirds cameras could be unveiled in September. He adds that the ‘platform’ could allow manufacturers to come up with radical design such as a spherical camera.” Via 1854

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Ricoh GR Digital III

The buzz around the long waited Ricoh GR Digital III is also starting to pick up. The picture below surfaced recently and it shows the new lens: 6.0mm 1:1.9 (compared to current 5.9mm 1:2.4), the body looks identical to the GRD2: Another picture after the break…

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Next Sony DSLR: with the new Exmor R CMOS Sensor?

Rumors are spreading around the Internet that the new Sony DLSRs may have Sony’s Exmor R CMOS Sensor that debuted in the HDR-CX520VE/505VE Handycam line. The new “Exmor R” CMOS Sensor is twice as sensitive as conventional CMOS sensors thanks to back-illuminated technology that places metal wiring beneath the photo diode instead of above it. […]

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