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Nikon unveils D7100 flagship HD-SLR digital camera

Nikon unveils D7100 flagship HD-SLR digital camera

Nikon has unveiled its new D7100 flagship camera, a 24-megapixel powerhouse with a variety of features and high-end specs, including wireless connectivity. Dubbed an HD-SLR, the D7100 is aimed at professionals, and is touted as offering exceptional image quality and high-definition video. The camera is slated for release next month, and will have an SRP of $1,599.95.

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Nikon D5200 hits US in late-January: We go hands-on

Nikon D5200 hits US in late-January: We go hands-on

Nikon's D5200 DSLR has been floating around outside the US since November, but it's only today that the camera company has confirmed a launch for US shutterbugs. Set to hit shelves later this month, the $899.95 DX-format shooter will be offered in black, bronze, or black - all with rather fetching metallic finishes - each offering 24.1-megapixel stills, Full HD video recording, and optional wireless.

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Canon rolls out the EOS-1D C in Japan, will bring it to the US soon

Canon rolls out the EOS-1D C in Japan, will bring it to the US soon

Canon has launched its uber-expensive EOS-1D C in Japan, and will be following it up with a launch in the United States rumored to take place in the next couple days. The 1D is priced at $11,999 and offers 18 megapixels in addition to a host of other features. For now, Japanese photographers can pick it up from Canon.jp. You can check out a video shot by the 1D after the jump.

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Canon’s Q3 2012 crunch: Income down a third as cameras struggle

Canon’s Q3 2012 crunch: Income down a third as cameras struggle

Canon saw operating profit slump over 42-percent year-on-year, and net income fall by more than a third, according to the camera company's Q3 2013 financial results, citing continued low demand. Net sales reached ¥799.9 billion ($10.3m) in the three month period, Canon reported [pdf link], down 12.8-percent compared to the same quarter in 2011, and while it has been attempting to scythe away at costs, it still saw gross profit ratio dip 1.1-percent.

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Canon EOS 5D Mark III update brings uncompressed HD video next year

Canon EOS 5D Mark III update brings uncompressed HD video next year

Canon has announced it will enable uncompressed HDMI video output on the EOS 5D Mark III in an upcoming firmware update, in response to specific requests from video pros enamored with the DSLR. The incoming update, due April 2013, will output high-definition uncompressed video data (YCbCr 4:2:2, 8 bit) from the HDMI port to an external recorder. There'll also be a tweak to autofocus performance.

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Nikon D600 24.3MP DSLR official with remote phone/tablet control

Nikon D600 24.3MP DSLR official with remote phone/tablet control

Nikon has revealed its latest DSLR, the 24.3-megapixel D600, its smallest and lightest full-frame camera to-date, with Full HD video recording and a new 39-point AF system. Tipped as the perfect trio-completion with the D4 and D800, the FX-format camera supports ISO 100-6400 (extendable to 50 and 25,600) and has a scene and face recognition system that analyzes 2,016 pixels for brightness, colors, and other information, to help set autofocus and auto exposure.

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Sony Alpha A99 full-frame DSLR totes revolutionary dual-AF

Sony Alpha A99 full-frame DSLR totes revolutionary dual-AF

Sony's last new camera of the day is arguably the most mainstream, the Alpha α99 full-frame DSLR, though it does use the firm's translucent mirror tech and pack an impressive new Dual AF system. The 24.3-megapixel A99 flagship delivers a 19-point AF system that pairs its eleven cross-sensors with a 102-point focal plane phase-detection AF sensor; together - and for the first time in a full-frame Sony camera, with the translucent mirror system - they add up to faster, more accurate autofocus, Sony claims, with tracking supported even for objects that move out of the 19-point frame.

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