Monthly Archives: December 2012

Kodak selling patents for $525 million

Kodak will get approximately $525 million for its patents portfolio. This was a necessary step in order to get the previously reported $793 million in financing in order to exit from bankruptcy and continue as a commercial printing company. Full press release:

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This is the Polaroid IM1836 (Android based mirrorless interchangeable lens camera)

I just received those new images of the already leaked Android based IM1836 interchangeable lens camera from Polaroid that were published on a Russian social media network. The only new addition to the previously reported specs is that the IM1836 will use MicroSD memory cards.  

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Polaroid to announce an Android based mirrorless interchangeable lens camera

Polaroid is expected to announce the world’s first compact, interchangeable lens, Android based, mirrorless camera. Here are the details: Model name: IM1836 (this is probably not the final name) Powered by Android 4 3.5″ touchscreen 18.1MP sensor Pop-up flash Built-in Wi-Fi HDMI and headphones outputs Panorama, blink detection functions Update: see also this related post. […]

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Fujifilm XF1 and X10 win 2013 iF Product Design Award

Fujifilm won the 2013 iF Product Design Award for their XF1 and X10 cameras:

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Nauticam NA-NEX5R underwater housing for Sony NEX-5R mirrorless camera

Nauticam announced the NA-NEX5R underwater housing for Sony NEX-5R mirrorless camera with a depth rating of 100m:

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Rumor: Fuji X200 with X-Trans sensor coming in early 2013

Fuji X200 with X-Tran sensor

The online f11 magazine published a review of the Fuji X-E1 which included also a statement that the Fuji X200 will have X-Tran sensor and will be released in early 2013 (probably during the CES show in January or the CP+ show in February). The author of the article Tony Bridge is sponsored by Fujifilm, which gives even […]

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DxOMark test score for the Canon EOS 6D is out

DxOMark published their test results for the Canon EOS 6D camera. The sensor performance of the 6D is almost identical to the 5D Mark III. The Nikon D600 still scored significantly higher then the 6D. From DxOMark conclusion:

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Sony RX1 review: first impressions

I have to admit, I am not a big fan of Sony cameras. I understand that the NEX-7 and RX100 are top performers in their categories, but for some reason they never “clicked” for me. My mirrorless/compact solution of choice for the past two years has been from Fuji (X100 first, then X-Pro1). I also […]

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