DJI has officially announced the new Phantom 3 in two versions: the Professional, capable of 4K video, and the Advanced, which shoots 1080p. Both capture 12MP stills thanks to a 1/2.3″ Sony EXMOR sensor and offer an f/2.8 lens with a 20mm equiv. angle of view. A 3-axis gimbal keeps the camera unit steady in flight.
At CP+ Show 2015 in Japan, Canon shows off a new 120MP high megapixel CMOS sensor, according to Canon, this sensor has a pixel count equivalent to the number of photoreceptors cells in the human eye. Canon is considering this sensor technology for use in video production, monitoring, avation and space application.
GoPro has announced the new HERO4 action camera, to replace HERO3+. The Hero4 Black is a new flagship model capable of 4K video at 30 fps, 2.7K video at 50 fps and 1080 at 120 fps. It will also allow for extraction of 8.3MP still images from 4K video footage. The Hero4 Silver offers a touch sensitive display and records 2.7K at 30 fps, 1080 at 60 fps and 720 at 120 fps. Both cameras can capture 12MP stills at 30 fps, and GoPro claims to have improved Wi-Fi performance in both models.
Fujifilm has just announced the new Fujifilm X100T compact camera, here is a list of specs comparison of Fujifilm X100T, Fujifilm X100S, Sony RX100 III.
iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have been already announced by Apple. First sample images of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are already online, you can see below:
Photokina 2014 will start on September 16, end on September 21, 2014 in Cologne. There are already a lot of news and rumors about Photokina 2014.