Monthly Archives: January 2021

BCN Ranking published their latest full-frame cameras market share report for Japan

BCN Ranking published their latest full-frame cameras market share report for Japan (translation): BCN Ranking collects real sales data from approximately 40% of the Japanese retailers – this is not a worldwide market share report. Previous BCN reports can be found here.

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What else is new?

The Ricoh GR III camera is now $100 off (coupon code included) New Leica 35mm APO Summicron lens reference spotted in a firmware update Fujifilm Introducing the GFX100S and GF80mm Plus 3 Things You Might Have Missed

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The 2020 Worst Camera of the Year Award goes to…

Here are the results of the 2020 Worst Camera of the Year Award poll – the winner is the $6,000 Zeiss ZX1 fixed lens camera with integrated Adobe Photoshop Lightroom (see previous ZX1 coverage):

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OM Digital Solution: the Micro Four Thirds mount still has the #1 market share in Japan with 21.7%

Similar to last year, OM Digital Solution issued a press release today confirming that Micro Four Thirds still has the #1 market share by lens mount in Japan with 21.7% (based on the number of digital interchangeable lens cameras sold in Japan by lens mount):

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The Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm f/4.5 TC1.25x IS PRO lens is delayed again

The Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm f/4.5 TC1.25X IS PRO lens is delayed again… the second time around… because of a large number of customers who ordered the lens… Just another entry for the photo gear wall of shame that has “greatly exceeded” expectations. Here is the translated press release:

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Fujifilm GFX100 vs GFX100S vs Hasselblad X1D vs Pentax 645D vs Leica S size comparison

Fujifilm GFX100 ($9,999) vs GFX100S ($5,999) vs Hasselblad X1D ($5,750) vs Pentax 645 ($4,999) vs Leica S ($17,000) size comparison from FujiAddict:

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Notice: TTartisan and 7artisans lens shipments will be temporary suspended between February 3-20

Because of the Chinese New Year, all TTartisan and 7artisans lens shipments from the Photo Rumors Online Store will be temporary suspended between February 3-20, 2021. All orders placed during that period will be shipped at the end of February. Sorry for the inconvenience. If you are planing to purchase a new lens, make sure your order is […]

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Announced: Leica Noctilux-M 50mm f/1.2 ASPH limited edition lens

The previously rumored Leica Noctilux-M 50mm f/1.2 ASPH lens is now officially announced. The black version ($7,695) is available for pre-order at Adorama and B&H. The limited edition silver version ($16,395) can be purchased only at Leica stores and boutiques. That’s right, the silver version of the same lens is more than twice as expensive as the […]

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