Digital Camera

Panasonic Lumix GX7 16MP DSLM camera introduced with 1080p recording

Panasonic Lumix GX7 16MP DSLM camera introduced with 1080p recording

The Panasonic Lumix GX7 has cropped up in leaks a couple times this month, first in the German magazine Foto and later on Japanese website Digicame. Fortunately, we didn't have to wait long to find out if the leaks were true: Panasonic just launched the camera. This digital single lens mirrorless (DSLM) offering features a 16-megapixel sensor and a fairly small retro-looking metal body.

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Samsung WB250F SMART camera gains Evernote integration

Samsung WB250F SMART camera gains Evernote integration

A couple of Samsung's SMART cameras went up for sale back in February, among them being the WB250F 14.2-megapixel shooter. Fast-forward a few months, and this camera has been bestowed with new functionality thanks to a partnership between Samsung and Evernote, bringing the latter service to the camera for additional sharing capabilities. The software update with the integration rolled out today.

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Canon VIXIA mini camcorder optimized for self-shooting

Canon VIXIA mini camcorder optimized for self-shooting

This week Canon has revealed the newest member of their VIXIA camcorder lineup, this time placing emphasis on the display and its ability to face forward as easily as it does backward. This 1080p-capable camcorder works with a 12-megapixel BSI CMOS sensor up front and a 2.7-inch 230K-dot-resolution display on top able to work anywhere from 90 degrees to 180 degrees away from that.

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Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ70 16.1MP super zoom unveiled and up for pre-order

Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ70 16.1MP super zoom unveiled and up for pre-order

Panasonic has unveiled its latest digital camera, the super-long zoom LUMIX DMC-FZ70 featuring 60x optical zoom and a zoom microphone to match. With the zoom microphone, Panasonic aims to improve the audio quality that results from using the integrated mic, and comes alongside a host of other features. The Lumix is up for pre-order now, with its release date being unspecified.

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Lytro camera hits UK as rivals ready their retorts

Lytro camera hits UK as rivals ready their retorts

Lytro has landed in the UK, with the clever light-field camera finally up for sale, though rivals have already begun to circle. The camera, which allows the user to focus on different parts of the frame after the image has been taken, by recording the angles that light hit the sensor, went on sale in the US in early 2012, and was hailed as somewhere between a curiosity and a real advance in photography.

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Squito throwable “ball” camera granted patent with prototype in the works

Squito throwable “ball” camera granted patent with prototype in the works

A device called Squito has just been granted its second US patent, with the filing calling it a "Ball with camera and trajectory control for reconnaissance or recreation." In essence, Squito is a black and yellow ball that can be thrown, ending up with either a stabilized video or a panorama created by stitching images together. We have a video of it in action after the jump.

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