Monthly Archives: February 2013

Pentax K-01 listed as discontinued one year after announcement

The Pentax K-01 fame was short-lived – one year after the camera was announced and few months after the price dropped in half, Pentax Japan officially listed the K-01 as discontinued on their website. I doubt that there will be a replacement.

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Rumors for the next Canon EOS M mirrorless camera

Just like Nikon, Canon did not make a “big splash” with their EOS M mirrorless camera that was announced last year. Here are some rumored specifications of what the next EOS M camera could be:

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What else is new?

Check out this digital Bolex camera. This doughnut camera is real. MIT developed a chip that creates a natural look when using flash. Austrian researchers have developed a new kind of plastic sheet image sensor that is a flat, flexible and transparent. New on Kickstarter: Luxi incident light meter for iPhone.

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Sony’s patents for a 35mm f/1.8 full frame E-mount lens, fast 24mm mirrorless lens

Sony filed a patent application (2013-37081) in Japan for a 35mm f/1.8 full frame E-mount lens. Another patent (2013-37080) describes a new 24mm f/1.8 and 24mm f/2.2 lenses for mirrorless APS-C based cameras.

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Olympus XZ-10 and Sigma DP3 Merrill pricing, shipping dates announced

Olympus finally announced the XZ-10 for the US market with a price of $399 and March 22, 2013 shipping date. Here are the camera’s basic specs: 1/2.3″ CMOS 12MP back-illuminated sensor 5x optical zoom with 26-130mm f/1.8-2.7 lens 40% smaller than the XZ-2 Weight (including battery and memory card): 221 g Touch AF shutter control 920 000 dots […]

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New Fuji X100s and X20 dedicated websites, sample images

The Fuji X100s and X20 cameras should start shipping any day now. Fujifilm published new dedicated websites for the X100s and X20 and new sample images taken with the X100s and X20. For a list of pre-order options, check this post.

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Nikon D7100 coming in few hours

Update: the Nikon D7100 is now officially announced ($1199.95 for body only, $1599.95 for kit). Nikon will announce the D7100 in the next few hours. Follow NikonRumors for all the latest updates. Here are the rumored D7100 specs:

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Updated Canon EOS 7D Mark II specifications

Canon EOS 7D Mark II camera rumors

Here is an updated list of specifications for the rumored Canon EOS 7D Mark II camera (see previous rumored specs here):

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