Monthly Archives: September 2011

SanDisk” soon more new cameras will be compatible with their new UHS-I cards

SanDisk promises that soon more new cameras will support their new UHS-I cards: “Asked about the compatibility of the fastest cards and their technology firm UHS-I, Philippe Williams, director of marketing for SanDisk for Europe, Africa and the Middle East said that the list of cameras would soon expand.” It will be interesting to see what […]

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No Panasonic GH3 in 2011

Panasonic confirmed to Techradar that there will be no update to the GH2 model this year. It seems that the next Photokina show (that will take place in September, 2012) will be very important event for Panasonic.

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Sony to releases a new firmware for A65 and A77

  According to Alphamountworld, Sony have conformed that a new firmware updated for their 24MP SLT cameras will be released soon. Here is a list of some of the reported issues for the S0ny a77 model. Today Sony Taiwan confirmed the upcoming firmware update on their website:

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Fuji X100 now ships with new firmware v1.11

Some new Fuji X100 owners have reported that their cameras came with firmware version v1.11 (current official version is v1.10). There have been some talk in the past that another X100 firmware update is a possibility.

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Sigma APO 50-150mm f/2.8 EX DC OS HSM lens to start shipping next month

According to an email from Sigma customer service to a reader, the APO 50-150mm f/2.8 EX DC OS HSM lens that was announced back in February will start shipping next month (October, 2011). No MSRP was given.

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Rumor: Samsung is implementing an electronic shutter in their sensor

Samsung is rumored to be implementing an electronic shutter mode in a new APS-C batch production. It is not clear yet if it is for NX200 or it is a completely new sensor for the upcoming NX20. High speed rolling shutter technology is already implemented in the new 20.3MPx APS-C sensor on the NX200, but electronic shutter […]

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Samsung NX200 to be released on October 1st?

According to Amazon UK, the Samsung NX200 mirrorless camera will be released on October 1st, 2011. B&H is currently taking pre-orders which is another indication that the camera will start shipping soon. The NX200 was announced on September 1st.

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Patents update (Canon, Sigma and Panasonic)

Canon patent for lens with aperture ring: Canon 100-400mm f/4-5.6 lens patent:

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