The new home button on the iPhone 5S sure looks neat, but there's much more to the brand new smartphone than a button. With iOS 7, a 64-bit A7 processor and much more we can't wait to get our hands on it. Since everyone loves taking photos, especially iPhone users, lets talk about the much improved iSight camera on the new iPhone 5S.
Olympus has trotted out an interesting new Micro Four Thirds mirrorless digital camera that has some very interesting features. Olympus says that the new digital camera will provide the highest ever image quality offered in one of its cameras thanks to a new 16.3-megapixel LiveMOS sensor and a new TruePic VII image processor. The camera also offers high-speed Dual Fast AF.
Ricoh has pulled the wraps off a very interesting and innovative new digital photography device at IFA 2013. The camera is called the Ricoh Theta and claims the title of world's first mass-produced imaging device for making fully spherical scenes in one shot. That means it takes round photographs.
Nikon unveiled its new compact Coolpix S02 digital camera today, which is the successor to the S01. The S01 was the smallest and lightest digital camera in Coolpix history. The new S02 continues to be a very small compact camera, but promises significantly enhanced functions and features as compared to the previous generation.
Nikon has rolled out a new digital camera that slots into its Coolpix range. The new camera is called the Nikon Coolpix P7800 and it offers manual settings among other things. The camera promises a number of advanced shooting functions in a fixed lens camera.
This week the team at Sony have revealed two new "Lens-Type Cameras", the larger of these being the Cyber-shot QX100. This device comes with a 1-inch 20.2-megapixel Exmor RCMOS sensor identical to that of the sensor found in the Sony Cyber-shot RX100 II, delivering "exceptionally detailed" shots in all manner of lighting conditions - day or night. This camera also works with a Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T lens with no less than a BIONZ image processor inside.
One of two new "Lens-Type Cameras" to be revealed this week is the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX10, coming in with an 18.2-megapixel Exmor RCMOS sensor and a Sony G Lens with 10x optical zoom. This is the smaller of the first two Lens Cameras to be revealed by the manufacturer, this device (obviously) also the more easily portable of the pair. This device weighs in at less than 4 ounces and measures in at 2.5 x 2.5 x 1.3-inches.
The Sony HDR-MV1 Music Video Recorder has been introduced this week as a device made for musicians who wish to record and share live - or staged - performances. This device works with an X-Y position MIC setup up front with 120 degrees of sound capture paired with new Linear PCM Sound technology. Once you've got your sound solidified, this camera also records video with a 120-degree viewing angle and a top-notch Exmor R CMOS sensor (ZEISS, that is).
This point-of-view camera allows users to record GPS as they record video on-the-go. The theme of this product is "Prove Yourself", Sony suggesting that the addition of GPS to video is letting users to show - and prove - that they were rolling out in hardcore sports situations of all sorts. This camera is 25% smaller than Sony's previous solutions from Sony in the Action Cam universe, this paired with 16 megapixel Exmor-R sensor, CZ Lens, and a 170-degree viewing angle.