At CES 2016, ZEISS and Fellowes ExoLens brands launch mobile phone accessory photography – Setting a New Quality Standard with new Zeiss Macro, wide-angle, telephoto lenses. These three lenses are scheduled to be released in late Q2, 2016. The wide-angle and telephoto lenses offer excellent image performance with outstanding edge-to-edge contrast. The macro lens features a zoom function – unique for accessory lenses of this type – for flexible image composition.
Along with Nikon D5 at CES 2016, Nikon also announced the long awaited Nikon D300S successor: Nikon D500 flagship DSLR camera (Amazon, B&H Photo Video, Adorama). It features the same 153-point AF system and EXPEED 5 processor as the D5. It can shoot continuously at 10 fps with a 200 shot buffer for Raw images. It can also capture 4K/UHD video and also features ‘SnapBridge’, a constant connection to a smartphone using Bluetooth, similar to what Samsung did with its NX1. The D500 will be available from March at a cost of around $2000.
At CES 2016, Panasonic has just announced two new compact cameras: Panasonic ZS100/TZ100, Panasonic ZS60/TZ80. And a new super zoom lens for Micro 4/3 mirrorless cameras: Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmar 100-400mm f/4-6.3 ASPH. POWER O.I.S. Lens.
Digicame-info has posted first leaked images of upcoming Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100 compact cameras. It will be officially announced at CES 2016 on January 6th, 2016.
Sony Artisan Jason Lanier currently posted three new sample images taken by Sony a7RII and two top secret Sony FE lenses. These images are posted on Facebook, Jason Lanier has removed the EXIF data of these two top secret lenses. According to Jason Lanier, these two FE lenses will be announced soon, maybe at CES 2016.