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Nikon Coolpix W300, Ricoh WG-50 are built to tackle outdoor adventures

Create: 06/06/2017 - 15:13
Nikon Coolpix W300 and Ricoh WG-50

The rugged camera segment is one of the few bright spots for digital point and shoots, and Nikon and Ricoh have announced new models.

The Nikon Coolpix W300 replaces the AW130, while the Ricoh WG-50 succeeds the WG-40.

Both cameras are taking the approach of other manufacturers by not upping the pixel count and instead improving the image through other means.

Canon hopes to entice smartphone users with PowerShot SX730 HS

Create: 04/09/2017 - 07:55
Canon PowerShot SX730 HS

It’s no secret that smartphones have sharply cut into the sales of digital point and shoot cameras.

Canon hopes to make this segment relevant again with the Canon PowerShot SX730 HS – replacement for the SX720 HS that has been on the market for roughly a year.

In its press release, Canon specifically describes the SX730 HS as “a great transitional camera for those looking to use something other or move from a smartphone.”

Nikon kills DL premium compact cameras

Create: 02/28/2017 - 10:52
Nikon DL premium compact cameras

Nikon has canceled its long-delayed line of DL premium compact cameras, before they ever arrived on the market.

Nikon cited several things in killing off the three cameras, the DL18-50, DL24-85 and DL24-500 .

Nikon said there were “issues” with the image processing electronics, which caused the cameras to be delayed.

Panasonic Lumix FZ80 has plenty of reach with 60X superzoom

Create: 01/08/2017 - 22:48
Panasonic Lumx FZ80

As smartphones become every more powerful, the lure of digital point and shoots and so-called bridge cameras has lessened.

The Panasonic Lumix FZ80 might have enough features to make amateur take notice, particularly those who have reached the limits of a smartphone and want to take their photography to the next level.

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II offers faster shooting

Create: 01/04/2017 - 23:26
Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

It’s been some 15 months since Canon released the PowerShot G9 X, and the most recent update makes subtle improvements. Hence, it’s known as the Mark II.

Much of what made the G9 X popular has been carried over to the Mark II.

Resolution has dropped ever so slightly to 20.1-MP from 20.2-MP from the one-inch CMOS sensor. The ISO range remains 125-6,400, which can be extended upward to 12,800 when shooting in P(rogram) mode.

Sony RX100 V is faster and has more video options

Create: 10/06/2016 - 22:10
Sony RX100 V

Sony continues to refine its RX100, its high-end point and shoot.

The latest model, the RX100 V, arrives more than a year after the June 2015 release of the IV.

What’s different?

The RX100 V adds high-speed still photography and several video features.

The RX100 continues to use a one-inch 20.1-MP Exmor RS CMOS sensor, which it now is calling “1.0-type.” The ISO range is 125-12,800, which can be extended to 80-25,600.

Hasselblad pairs with Motorola Moto Z to create a unique camera

Create: 08/31/2016 - 16:27
Hasselbad True Zoom

Hasselblad plans to transform your Moto Z smartphone into a digital camera, and that is meant in the literal sense.

The Hasselblad True Zoom connects to the back of the Moto Z with magnets and turns it into an honest-to-goodness digital point and shoot.

Canon's new PowerShot 620 HS has Auto Zoom, Hybrid video-still feature

Create: 05/12/2016 - 20:53
Canon PowerShot 620 HS

Canon is emphasizing the image-sharing capabilities of its latest PowerShot camera.

The Canon PowerShot SX620 HS, which replaces the SX610 HS, has a 20.1-MP CMOS sensor and a 25X zoom lens.

The 25-625mm full-frame equivalent zoom lens uses Canon’s Intelligent Image Stabilizer to counter camera shake.

The SX620 HS has built-in WiFi and NFC (Near Field Communications) to make it easy to share your photos, as well as transfer photos to a computer.

Canon boosts its PowerShot lineup with G7 X Mark II and SX720 HS

Create: 02/19/2016 - 21:55
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II, left, and SX720 HS

Canon is adding two digital point and shoots to its PowerShot lineup – one camera to the G series and the other for the SX line.

Both cameras are available only in black with similar body styles but sport different specifications. Neither has an optical viewfinder, although both have pop-up electronic flashes.

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