Nikon Japan has just filed a new patent about the 100x optical zoom range for Nikon 1/2.3″ sensor compact camera. The Nikon COOLPIX P900 (Amazon | B&H | Adorama) super zoom compact camera has 83x (24-2000mm) optical zoom range, announced last year. Seems next COOLPIX P4000 (According previous rumors) will have 100x zoom.
Nikon has just officially announced three new Nikon DL compact cameras: Nikon DL18-50, Nikon DL24-85, Nikon DL24-500. The new DL24-85, DL18-50 and DL24-500 will be available in early summer 2016 for suggested retail prices (SRP) of $649.95, $849.95, and $999.95.
First image and specs of upcoming Nikon DL compact camera now already leaked online. The Nikon DL 18-50 will have a 18-50mm f/1.8-2.8 lens (equivalent). The official announcement will in next several days.
Panasonic today announced three new cameras/smartphone in Japan. The smartphone camera Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM10, 21MP 1 inch sensor 4K compact camera DMC-TX1, and 18MP 1/2.3 inch sensor 4K compact camera DMC-TZ85. The US price and release date is not available yet.