Todays news: Sigma DP2x, Fuji X100 and other updates

  • No SD1 yet: today Sigma announced pricing and availability of the DP2x camera: the MSRP will be $800 and it should be available in stores in late April. The DP2x was was announced in February, 2011.  There is still no word on the 46MP Sigma SD1 DSLR camera.
  • Back on track: FujiFilm Japan announced today that the production of the FinePix X100 camera has resumed and the first shipments are expected in early April (in Japan). The production of the X100 was halted few weeks ago as a result of the earthquake in Japan.

  • Discontinued: A dpreview forum member claims that the Sony A850 is now officially discontinued in Singapore. Sony A850 was announced on August 24, 2010.
  • Miracle: Kodak won the latest round of its patent dispute  and may get more then $1 billion in licensing fees from Apple and Research in Motion. As a result, the stock rose 25%. The patent in question is about previewing "low-resolution versions of a moving image while recording still images at a high resolution". Kodak's stock price has dropped significantly in the past few months.
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