Monthly Archives: April 2014

Sony RX100M3 camera rumored to be announced next week

A quick update to my last post: the new Sony RX100M3 camera is rumored to be announced on Thursday next week (May 1). The third RX100 model will have a pop-up built-in EVF and a new 28-100mm f/1.8-2.8 lens (see patent here) – this will be a huge improvement over the current RX100 II model (with 28–100 mm f/1.8-4.9 lens […]

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Upcoming Sony DSC-RX100M3 camera model leaks in official product manual

The name of a new Sony DSC-RX100M3 camera (probably RX100M2 successor) leaked in an official manual for the optional AG-R2 attachment grip. Expect the official announcement soon. Via digicame-info

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Leica T type 701 mirrorless camera announcement tomorrow

Tomorrow Leica will announce their new T type 701 mirrorless camera. For additional information including specifications and images, visit

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Sigma 24mm f/1.4 Art lens coming in October

A new Sigma 24mm f/1.4 Art lens is rumored to be released in October 2014. The new lens will most likely be announced at Photokina in September. The price of the 24mm f/1.4 is expected to be higher than the current 50mm ($949) and 35mm ($899) Art versions. Still no information on a possible 135mm […]

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Lytro Illum: a new high-end lightfield camera

Lytro announced the Illum – a new high-end lightfield camera that will have a 30-250mm f/2 equivalent lens with 1:3 macro and a price tag of $1,499 (available for pre-order now). Shipping will start in June, 2014. Here are the key technical specs: Camera Custom-designed 40-megaray light field sensor 8x optical zoom lens (30mm-250mm equivalent) Constant f/2.0 […]

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Samyang announcement on April 28th: 3 new lenses

Some additional information on the upcoming Samyang announcement on April 28th:

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New Canon teaser for April 24th

Update: this teaser was for the Canon G1x II camera: Canon Hong Kong posted a new teaser on their Facebook page for what it seems to be a new, fast prime lens to be announced on April 24th. Here is the translated text: “Beauty lies not in objects, but in the interaction between the shadow and light created by […]

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New GoPro 4 camera rumored to shoots 4K and 1080/120fps

A press release for a new GoPro 4 camera with 4k video and 1080/120fps leaked online:

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