Canon today has officially announced that they are developing currently the most advanced full frame mirrorless camera – Canon EOS R5, and a total of 9 RF lenses including RF 100-500mm f/4.5-7.1L IS USM lens and Extender RF 1.4x & Extender RF 2x. All these new products will be officially announced in 2020.
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.
Tamron today has officially announced the development of three new full frame lenses: Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III RXD Lens for Sony full frame mirrorless cameras; Tamron SP 35mm f/1.4 Di USD Lens and Tamron 35-150mm f/2.8-4 Di VC OSD Lens for Canon EF mount & Nikon F mount full frame DSLR cameras. All these lenses will be released in the middle of 2019.
Along with the E-M1X, Olympus today also announced a new super telephoto zoom lens in developing: Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm f/4.5 TC 1.25x IS PRO Lens.
This hefty lens will have a standard focal range of 300-800mm equiv. on Micro Four Thirds bodies, with a built-in 1.25X teleconverter increasing those numbers to 375-1000mm equiv., at the cost of 2/3-stop of light. If you want even more reach, the lens will also be compatible with Olympus’ new MC-20 2X teleconverter.
Ricoh has announced the development of GRIII high-end compact camera today, it will have a preview show at Photokina 2018. GRIII has a significant update to the GR and GR II. The camera gains sensor-shift image stabilization and on-sensor phase detection as part of an updated 24MP sensor. The camera’s 28mm equivalent F2.8 lens has also been redesigned and a touchscreen added for the first time. Price is not available yet, release date is in early 2019.
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Just two days after first Nikon full frame mirrorless camera video teaser, Nikon today has officially announced the development of Nikon full frame mirrorless cameras and new mirrorless NIKKOR lenses, and will featured with a new lens mount. More detail will be available soon. The official announcement will be on August 23, 2018. Read More »