Posts Tagged ‘zoom’

New arrivals: Sony Cyber-shot RX100 IV & RX10 II cameras

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

Both the compact RX100 IV (S$1,399 from 16 July) and high-zoom RX10 II (S$1,899 from 30 July) cameras boast the world’s first staked 1.0 Type CMOS sensor with a DRAM memory chip, 40x super slow motion capture (up to 960fps), 4K video recording and high-speed anti-distortion shutter (up to 1/32000s).

Pre-order the RX100 IV from 3 July (see below).

The two new models in the Sony Cyber-shot RX series feature the world’s first 1.0 type stacked Exmor RS CMOS sensor with advanced signal processing and an attached DRAM memory chip.

The two new models in the Sony Cyber-shot RX series feature the world’s first 1.0 type stacked Exmor RS CMOS sensor with advanced signal processing and an attached DRAM memory chip.

The high speed signal processing and DRAM memory chip work together to enable more than five times the readout rate of image data and are responsible for a variety of features that have previously only been available in selected professional-level video cameras.

Breathtaking demo of the prowess of the new Sony Cyber-shot RX100 IV (S$1,399). Taken with burst mode, these two shots show the water-filled balloon just before and just after it was burst. You can still see the

Breathtaking demo of the prowess of the new Sony Cyber-shot RX100 IV (S$1,399). Taken with burst mode, these two shots show the water-filled balloon just before and just after it was burst. You can still see the “shape” of the water just after the rubber of the balloon burst, as well as the fine water spray emanating from the “water ball”.

These capabilities include 40x super slow motion video capture at up to 960fps, an ultra-fast Anti-Distortion Shutter with a maximum speed of 1/32000 second, high-resolution 4K movie shooting and more.

Below are more details from the press release.

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Olympus announces 2 new lenses & update to OM-D E-M1 firmware

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

Olympus Imaging Singapore has announced the launch of 2 new lenses as well as the development of a v3.0 firmware update for their flagship OM-D E-M1 camera. Prices TBA.

From left: M.Zuiko Digital 14-150mm ED f4.0-5.6 II super zoom lens; Olympus OM-D E-M1 MIL camera; fast-aperture 8mm f1.8 fisheye lens.

From left: M.Zuiko Digital 14-150mm ED f4.0-5.6 II super zoom lens; Olympus OM-D E-M1 MIL camera; fast-aperture 8mm f1.8 fisheye lens.

The two new lenses are the M.Zuiko Digital 14-150mm ED f4.0-5.6 II super zoom lens and a fast-aperture 8mm f1.8 fisheye lens.

M.Zuiko Digital 14-150mm ED f4.0-5.6 II super zoom lens

The new M.Zuiko Digital 14-150mm ED f4.0-5.6 II super zoom lens is suited for ‘one-lens’ travel, sports and family photography given its compact size and versatile wide-angle to long-telephoto 28-300mm zoom range (35mm equivalent focal length).

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TODAY! Three super-zoom Nikon COOLPIX cameras arrives in Singapore

Friday, March 16th, 2012

The Nikon COOLPIX L310 (S$339), S9200 (S$509), and S9300 (S$549) are available in Singapore from today.

The Nikon COOLPIX super zoom S9200, L310 and S9300 hits the shelves in Singapore today.

The Nikon COOLPIX super zoom S9200, L310 and S9300 hits the shelves in Singapore today.

The three COOLPIX compact cameras were first unveiled on 1 February as part of Nikon’s COOLPIX Spring 2012 collection of 14 camera models.

Below are the details:

Nikon COOLPIX L310, S$339 COOLPIX L310

S$339

  • Black
  • 14.1 megapixels
  • 21x optical zoom with wide-angle capability.
  • Focal range: 25 mm wide-angle to 525 mm super-telephoto.
  • Large 3-inch TFT LCD monitor.
Nikon COOLPIX S9200, S$509 COOLPIX S9200

S$509

  • Silver
  • Black
  • Brown
  • Navy
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 18x optical zoom lens with 25 mm to 450mm
  • Night Portrait, Backlighting, Night Landscape Mode
  • Records Full-HD Movies with Stereo Sound
  • Crisp 3-Inch TFT LCD Monitor
Nikon COOLPIX S9300, S$549 COOLPIX S9300

S$549

  • Silver
  • Black
  • Red
  • Blue
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 18x optical zoom lens with 25 mm to 450mm
  • Night Portrait, Backlighting, Night Landscape Mode
  • Records Full-HD Movies with Stereo Sound
  • Crisp 3-Inch TFT LCD Monitor
  • GPS, Electronic Compass, Log Function, and Point-of-Interest Display

New superzoom camera: Olympus SZ-31MR

Thursday, February 9th, 2012

The 16-megapixel SZ-31MR has 24x zoom, shoots Full HD movie, gets iHS and high-res touch LCD. It’ll be available in May 2012 in either black or silver.

The Olympus SZ-31MR comes in either black or silver

The Olympus SZ-31MR comes in either black or silver

Olympus claims that the new SZ-31MR has the lightest, smallest (and cutest) body of any compact with a 20-plus optical zoom.

Olympus SZ-31MR

Olympus SZ-31MR

The SZ Traveller range is the first to capture 1080 Full HD movies and 16-megapixel stills simultaneously, using Olympus’ Multi Recording (MR) technology.

The AF is faster, the LCD is brighter and – thanks to the new touch interface – features like Multi Framing and Live Guide are even easier to use.

The SZ-31MR can now record movies and stills at high frame rates, and play back photo slideshows with music and transition effects.

Olympus SZ-31MR has 24x optical zoom

Olympus SZ-31MR has 24x optical zoom

The SZ-31MR is an extraordinary compact, despite its 24x wide optical zoom lens from 25-600mm (35mm equivalent).

The new iHS (Intelligence, High Sensitivity and High Speed) technologies make it possible to capture good blur-free images in the most challenging conditions, for example in low light or with backlight.

iHS draws on Olympus’ 16-megapixel backlit CMOS sensor and two separate TruePic V image processors (originally developed for D-SLR cameras) to dramatically improve low-light performance, speed up camera response and enhance scene and subject recognition.

Olympus SZ-31MR has16 megapixels

Olympus SZ-31MR has16 megapixels

Combined with high-speed sequential shooting and high-speed autofocus, iHS cuts down picture noise and enhances resolution and colour gradation with fast-moving subjects, night scenes and other tricky shots.

Multi motion Movie IS and Dual Image Stabilisation all but eliminate blur, even when you are walking and shooting at the same time.

IS is crucial with macros or close-ups of inaccessible subjects, when even the slightest wobble might otherwise ruin stand-out shots that regular lightweight compacts, with their weaker zoom lenses, simply can’t deliver.

Olympus SZ-31MR shoots Full HD

Olympus SZ-31MR shoots Full HD

When time is tight, Multi Recording and Multi Framing give another big advantage: You never have to choose between capturing one-off scenes as a 1080 Full HD movie or still photo – nor as a close-up or broader shot.

The SZ-31MR lets you do both.

A simple tap on the bright 3-inch 920,000-dot LCD takes a photo while you are filming.

Olympus SZ-31MR

Olympus SZ-31MR

Or resets the point of focus, shutter speed and zoom factor – all without interrupting your movie recording.

The touch-sensitive screen also gives you direct access to Live Guide, which in i-Auto mode displays a sliding scale that you can move with your finger to adjust key parameters such as brightness and depth of field.

You can check the effect of your changes in real time before you capture the scene.

Main features for the SZ-31MR:

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