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GoPro Fusion camera beta firmware adds 5.8K/24fps capture support

GoPro Fusion camera beta firmware adds 5.8K/24fps capture support

GoPro has released a new public beta firmware update for its Fusion camera, enabling a 5.8K capture resolution resulting in 5.6K spherical footage. According to GoPro, the new support results in the most "cinematic quality" produced by the Fusion camera to date, something made even better by support for recording at 24fps.

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Sony Alpha a6400 compact mirrorless camera is designed for vloggers

Sony Alpha a6400 compact mirrorless camera is designed for vloggers

Sony has unveiled its new Alpha a6400, a mirrorless camera targeted at creators and vloggers who need something more substantial than their phone, but who may not be ready for a large, complicated camera. The new a6400 caters to its target customers with the inclusion of a 180-degree rotating LCD, making it possible for users to record themselves manually while also viewing the built-in display.

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There’s a Canon 8K EOS R coming

There’s a Canon 8K EOS R coming

Canon is readying an 8K-capable EOS R camera, one of a number of models the company is planning to add to its mirrorless full-frame range. The EOS R launched back in September, packing a 30.3-megapixel full-frame sensor with ISO range of 100-40,000, along with Canon's DIGIC 8 image processor with a dual-pixel autofocus.

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The Skydio self-flying drone just got a huge camera AI upgrade

The Skydio self-flying drone just got a huge camera AI upgrade

Skydio's AI-powered drone is getting even more intelligent, with the self-flying camera now able to handle navigating across large bodies of water, as well as creating Hyperlapse videos. The new update also combines some of Skydio's earlier features, including Car Follow, for more ambitious shots that still don't require human control.

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Leica CL Street Kit camera bundle targets street photographers

Leica CL Street Kit camera bundle targets street photographers

Camera maker Leica has introduced a new bundle called the CL Street Kit. The new product features the Leica CL mirrorless camera, as well as a spare battery, black leather camera strap, and more. The camera is targeted at street photographers who need ample battery power and a convenient way to carry their gear.

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Canon has a 75MP+ EOS R camera incoming: Report

Canon has a 75MP+ EOS R camera incoming: Report

This week the folks at Canon may well have one of their most impressively powerful consumer cameras ever in the making. Word is that Canon's next big thing will be a boost to the EOS R line of mirrorless cameras. This bonkers-large camera could well be heading to stores in less than a year.

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Snapchat Spectacles 3 tipped to double the cameras and price

Snapchat Spectacles 3 tipped to double the cameras and price

Snap isn't giving up on wearable cameras, with a new set of Snapchat Spectacles tipped to arrive before the end of the year with double the cameras. The new sunglasses will be Snap's third attempt at the product and, it's suggested, the most expensive - and capable - to-date, as it moves closer to a vision of compelling augmented reality.

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Nikon Z6 full-frame mirrorless camera arrives on November 16

Nikon Z6 full-frame mirrorless camera arrives on November 16

Nikon unveiled its Z6 mirrorless camera back in August, and now it has finally announced an availability date: November 16. Once tomorrow rolls around, buyers in the US will be able to purchase Nikon's new full-frame mirrorless offering, giving them a pro-tier alternative to bulky DSLRs.

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Leica M10-D digital camera nixes LCD for analog experience

Leica M10-D digital camera nixes LCD for analog experience

Leica has launched the new M10-D, a digital camera that brings an analog experience alongside wireless connectivity. The new camera was inspired by the M10-P model, boasting an almost silent mechanical shutter alongside a relatively minimalist body. Unlike most digital cameras, the M10-D doesn't have a screen for reviewing photos.

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Ring update: Timeline, Alerts, Previews

Ring update: Timeline, Alerts, Previews

The Ring smart doorbell and security system group revealed a number of updates to software this morning. They're pushing new Smart Alerts, updates to their app experience, and a new Timeline. There's a new way to work with Camera Previews straight from the Ring app, too.

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Pixii rangefinder thinks you value Leica lenses over a display

Pixii rangefinder thinks you value Leica lenses over a display

The rangefinder camera might not be the first device you'd think was in need of a smartphone upgrade, but Pixii believes it's overdue. The French startup says that not only does the phone in your pocket make your standalone camera's screen surplus to requirements, but its storage, too.

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Why I used this DSLR for the Microsoft event, not a smartphone

Why I used this DSLR for the Microsoft event, not a smartphone

I traveled to New York this week to cover the Microsoft Surface event. Over the past couple of years, tech journalists turned to smartphones to capture the news, from all perspectives and in all situations. I'm guilty of using a smartphone for major event coverage - there's nothing really wrong with doing it. Especially when devices like the Galaxy Note 9 provide such top-notch photo and video options. But for this event I wanted to remind myself what it was like to use a real big, professional camera. For this event I used a Canon EOS-1D X Mark II and Canon provided a couple of lenses to make the most of my situation from my most likely vantage point.

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