Leica has built a name for itself in the compact market over the years with a handful of Panasonic rebrands -- these Lumix models come equipped with a matte black housing, Leica lens and that famous red dot, with the inflated price tag to match. With this latest batch of cameras, the company appears to be taking a more respectable approach -- at least with its high-end X2.
Panasonic has been busy introducing new products today, and among them are three new compact digital cameras: the ZS50, ZS45, and the SZ10, all of which are slim offerings designed to be used in a variety of situations -- essentially, they are everyday cameras.
Lenovo has taken the wraps off of two new smartphones at IFA 2014 : the Vibe X2 and the Vibe Z2. The X2 is the higher-end of the pair, while the Z2 is hailed as an excellent camera for selfies, offering a high-resolution front-facing camera. The Vibe X2 will be available in white, red, gold, and dark grey, bringing with it a MediaTEK MT6595 4G LTE True8Core processor.
The Lenovo Vibe X2 Pro builds off its powerful predecessor, the Vibe X2. Running on Android 4.4 KitKat and a new 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon Octa Core 615 (1.5GHz) processor, the Vibe X2 Pro steps up its game from the previous model. This device weighs in at a mere 140g and measures in at 146.3 x 71 x 6.95mm.
Sharp 's clinically-named LZ0P420A Infrared Color Night-Vision Camera looks like most of the other slim connected security cameras on the market: it is cylindrical and hinged with a lens surrounded by infrared LEDs.
Panasonic has announced that it has a new digital camera that will finally be landing in the UK, at least in limited numbers. The camera is the DMC-CM1 and it is powered by the Android operating system. Initially the CM1 was expected to launch in France and Germany only. There was strong enough demand in the UK that Panasonic will bring a limited number of cameras to the UK starting on December 1.
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Plenty of peoplehave switchedto smartphones for their photography needs, but that doesn't meanstandalone camerasare dead just yet. Companies like Fuji, Canon and Olympus continue to make great DSLRs and interchangeable lens cameras for photographers who are serious about their picture-taking.
A handful of years ago, a limited edition Leica camera went on sale at the Leica Store Ginza in Tokyo. As with limited editions, the Leica MP Titanium had a limited run of 150, all of them only available in Japan. That has changed for one lucky (future) buyer, with a single camera going on sale in Miami. The Leica MP Titanium is a film camera with a classic Leica design composed heavily of titanium parts, including the body cap.
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In order to defend itself against smalldrones,Chinabuilt a laser-based system that can shoot down the compact aircraft up to 1.2 miles away. According to the officialXinhuanews agency, the tech can bring down the rogue flying machines within five seconds of locating them at altitudes of up to 500 meters (1,640 feet).
Mazda has revealed its new 2016 CX-3 compact crossover at the LA Auto Show, a perky little city SUV it hopes will channel the success of the Mazda3. Powered by the company's SKYACTIV-G 2.0 liter gas engine, in the US at least, the CX-3 will be offered in front wheel drive form or all wheel drive, paired with the SKYACTIV-Drive six-speed automatic transmission. European markets will also get a 1.
While it is sometimes fun to play games with elaborate stories, complicated gameplay and long-winded missions, there are times when you just want to virtually shoot stuff, straight-up. For those times, there is a new game in town called aptly enough, Major Gun.
Here are two rather surprising unveilings from Sharp in the few weeks after CES. It’s first device is a compact, and the second, even more intriguing, is a flagship flip phone. The Aquos Mini has a 4.5-inch, 1080p display with Sharp’s IGZO technology, which reportedly will let it run for two to three days on its 2,120 mAh battery.
Avid photographers know lighting is important. Often times, those dedicated to getting the perfect picture have expensive meters meant to allow them insight on which is the best exposure and filter (among other camera controls) to use. Lumu, a new plug-in for your iPhone, wants to help lighten your camera bag by getting you to leave the meter at home.