Nikon has just announced that they are going to shut down their camera factory in China, the reason of close is due to “the rise of smartphones like iPhone X” and the “rapidly shrinking” compact camera market. As previous interview from Nikon Managers, Nikon is going to focus on high-end cameras and other high-end products.
The XQD memory card is a media card format that was designed to be a successor to the CompactFlash card. XQD card has very fast read and write speed, if you are going to shoot 4K video, sports photography, wildlife photography and more, a XQD card is a must. But due to recently release of bestselling camera Nikon D850, currently most of Lexar & Sony XQD memory cards are out of stock online. So here is an in stock tracker for XQD memory cards, you can take a look at below:
Google has officially announced the Pixel 2 smartphone, it has a 12.2MP sensor with 1.4um pixels, Dual Pixel phase detect autofocus and an F1.8 lens on the back, and an 8MP camera with 1.4um pixels, fixed focus and an F2.7 lens on the front. The newer 1/2.55″ sensor is smaller than the previous-gen’s 1/2.3″ sensor, but the brighter aperture nearly perfectly compensates. DxOMark has tested the new Pixel 2 phone, it is now the new king of all cellphones, beats previous winner iPhone 8 Plus. You can read the full DxOMark score below:
According to recently rumors on CR, Canon is planning to release a new series of DSLR camera next year.