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Canon today announced the EOS-1D X, its new flagship professional DSLR which is based on 18-Megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor and Dual DIGIC 5+ Imaging Processors.
The new Canon’s mastodon is capable of 61-Point Autofocus and 14 frames per second (12fps with AF) continuous shooting and , it offers Full HD@30p video recording, 14-bit A/D data conversion, a new EOS iTR (Intelligent Tracking and Recognition) AF, an incredible ISO range of 100 to 51,20o, plus a low ISO 50 setting for studio and landscape photography and two high settings of 102,400 at H1 and 204,800 at H2, for law enforcement, government or forensic field applications.
EOS-1D X also feature Multiple Exposure capability, allowing to combine up to nine images into a single composite image, with no need for post-processing in a computer. It has integrated Canon’s second generation Ultrasonic Wave Motion Cleaning (UWMC) dust-removing system. Connectivity includes variety of option like, dual CF card slots, USB, HDMI, audio input and even Gigabit Ethernet, plus the camera is compatible with large number of accessories and the Cannon’s new WFT-E6A Wireless File Transmitter and GP-E1 GPS Receiver
The new EOS-1D X comes as an replacement of Canon’s EOS-1Ds Mark III and EOS-1D Mark IV DSLRs and to mark the achievement of new milestone, the production of the Company’s 50-millionth EOS-series SLR camera. It is expected to be available in March 2012 for $6,800 (body-only).
Panasonic today introduces its new, smallest and lightest digital interchangeable lens camera, the LUMIX DMC-GF3, which is approximately 16.7% smaller and 16.2% lighter than its predecessor, the Lumix GF2.
The new compact camera has aluminum body and weighs just 7.83oz. Based on the Micro Four Thirds System standard, the DMC-GF3 is equipped with 12.1-megapixel Live MOS sensor, a Venus Engine FHD image processor and a 3-inch (460k dot) touchscreen. The camera has built-in pop-up flash, offers 1080/60i Full HD video and high-speed Contrast AF system that locks in approximately 0.18 seconds, plus also a Light Speed AF, which measures at approximately 0.1 seconds, achieved by reducing the detection time for focusing by doubling the sensors drive speed from 60 fps to 120 fps.
The Lumix DMC-GF3 also offers Pinpoint AF function, AF Tracking, ISO range of 160 to 6400, a Dust Reduction System, SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card support and plenty of modes and Effects.
The Panasonic LUMIX GF3 will be available from July 2011 in black, white, red and brown bodies for a suggested retail prices of $699.99 with the 14mm lens kit system and $599.99 with the 14-42mm lens kit system starting in late August 2011.
The Leica M9 is a latest addition to the company’s M series. Evidently, it is the smallest full-frame digital rangefinder camera in the word, integrated with a 24 x 36mm sensor.
The Leica M9 combines Leica’s M System with advanced digital technology. It features a silent, metal-leaf, focal-plane shutter that enables shutter speeds of up to 1/4000 seconds and an ISO range of 80-2500. Other outstanding features include dual image processors, a 2.5-inch LCD screen and UV/IR cover-glass filter. Besides, it supports SD cards up to 2 GB and SDHC cards up to 32 GB.
The Leica M9 is now available for pre-order at Amazon for $6,995.