According to latest rumors, the upcoming DJI Mavic Mini drone could be officially announced on October 30th, 2019. This drone has already registered at FCC, so official announcement should be very soon.
Fujifilm today has officially announced two new lenses: For APS-C systems, the XF 16-80mm f/4 R OIS WR Lens (B&H Photo Video/Adorama) is a versatile and lightweight option with a 24-120mm equivalent range, while medium-format users gain the GF 50mm f/3.5 R LM WR Lens (B&H Photo Video/Adorama) is an ultra-compact and highly capable prime. Both lenses are scheduled to be released on September 26th, 2019.
Panasonic has officially announced the development of Lumix DC-S1H full frame mirrorless camera today. It is able to capture 6K/24p video from the 3:2 region of its sensor and 5.9K from the 16:9 area. The camera will also be capable of 10-bit 4K/60p recording. In addition, it will support multi-aspect recording, such as anamorphic 4:3. Regardless of what video setting you’re using, the S1H will be able to keep recording until the battery dies or your card fills up. The US price for Panasonic Lumix S1H will be around $4,000, and release date in Fall 2019.
Fujifilm has just announced the new X-T3 (B&H Photo Video/Amazon/Adorama, Pre-order Starts on Sep 7)X-mount camera today. The new X-T3 brings with it a 26.1MP CMOS sensor, with a brand new X-Processor 4, 4K 60p, 11 fps (30fps at electronic shutter, 1.25 times crop), delivering outstanding image quality and speed with a native sensitivity range of ISO 160-12800. The X-T3 will be available starting September 20th in black and silver for $1,499.95 body-only, or as a kit with the XF 18-55mm for $1,899.95.
Canon has officially announced the new EOS R full frame mirrorless camera and RF lenses today. EOS R features a 30.3 megapixel CMOS sensor that is powered by DIGIC 8, enabling shooting at up to 8 fps. The EOS R also comes with the ability to shoot Canon Log, providing 12 stops of dynamic range. EOS R also features Dual Pixel CMOS Auto Focus with 5,655 manually selectable AF points, supporting AF at up to f/11 with a 384 zone (24×16) real-time metering system. With f/1.2 lenses, the camera astonishingly boasts AF sensitivity in low light in as little as EV-6. When using the RF 24-105mm F4 L IS USM lens with the EOS R, the camera can focus in as little as 0.05 seconds with Dual Pixel CMOS AF, making it the fastest autofocus speed in the world.
Many people are waiting for the Canon full frame mirrorless camera. It seems that we are getting near, the official announcement could be on September 5th, next week. And according to latest rumors, the first Canon full frame mirrorless camera could be named Canon EOS R. It will compete with current Sony a7 III and Nikon Z6.