This Week in the World looks at this week’s most interesting stories out of the photo world.
Nikon announced their new flagship DX-format HD-SLR camera, the D7100. It sports a 24.1-MP DX-format CMOS sensor (up from the D7000′s 16-MP), full HD 1080p video capture capabilities, a native ISO range of 100-6400, a lightweight body, continuous shooting of up to 6fps for 100 shots, 51 AF points, the EXPEED 3 processor, a 1.5x crop factor, and compatibility with the WU-1a Wireless Mobile Adapter, among other amazing features. Pre-order the D7100 body for $1,196.95, or kit it with an 18-105mm VR lens for $1,596.95.
Photos leaked on Sunday revealing Sony’s latest DSLR and mirrorless cameras, plus three new A-mount lenses. Then, on Tuesday Sony announced the A58, NEX-3N, its new A-mount lenses and A- and E-mount accessories, and three new Cyber-shots.
Specs of the Canon EOS 7D Mark II leaked on Tuesday. According to PetaPixel, the 7D Mark II will “contain a 24.1 megapixel APS-C sensor, Dual DIGIC V processors, 10 frame per second continuous shooting (something we reported back in December), dual memory card slots, 61 autofocus points, a 3.2-inch LCD screen on the back, 5D Mark III-esque build quality, ‘lots of video features,’ and GPS/Wi-Fi capabilities.”
Olympus unveiled their new high-end compact camera, the Stylus XZ-10. According to PDN Pulse, this new camera “boasts a bright f/1.8 to 2.7 zoom lens, pro-style manual settings, ISO 6400 capability, a 12-megapixel back-lit CMOS sensor and Olympus’ TruePic VI image processor.” It’s slated for March 2013 release and will only set you back $399.99. Sounds good to us!
Google launched its new website for its Glass project, along with a new video showing how it might capture video and photo:
HTC announced a new flagship phone, the One (subtle name, right?), that includes a camera with a 4-MP 1/3″ CMOS sensor that captures images in “ultrapixels.”
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