Ricoh has announced its new WG-5 GPS rugged, compact camera. It features a 16MP CMOS sensor and a 4x optical zoom lens (25-100mm equivalent). As evident in the model name, it offers integrated GPS, as well as a digital compass, for geo-tagging images. [Read more…]
Canon has added five new point and shoot cameras to its annual refresh of the PowerShot line. [Read more…]
While the new Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II won’t be officially announced until tomorrow, images and specs have leaked out early, leaving few questions as to what we can expect from the camera. The lens is, as rumored, a 5x zoom lens with a f/2-3.9 variable aperture and a 24-120mm equivalent zoom range. [Read more…]
The upcoming replacement for the PowerShot G1 X has leaked out a few days before release. The camera is rumored to have a slimmer body and lighter weight, as well as an external EVF. Most notable, the lens is expected to be improved to a 24-120mm f/2-3.9 lens (compared to the f/2.8-5.8 lens on the original G1 X).
Additionally, the G1 X successor should be equipped with a DIGIC 6 processor and cost around $700 USD.