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Canon PowerShot SD4500 IS

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Friday 20th, August 2010

Photokina News Report : Further elevating the “Power” in PowerShot, Canon announces a new high-performance PowerShot camera, the Canon PowerShot SD4500 IS (Known as Canon IXUS 1000 HS in Europe). The new PowerShot SD4500 IS digital camera achieves photographic brilliance with Canon’s HS (High Sensitivity) System for improved low-light shooting, High Definition (HD) video recording and a more intelligent Smart AUTO mode, among a range of others. The Canon PowerShot SD4500 IS camera showcases extraordinary image quality with every shot. Scheduled to be available in early September 2010, the Canon PowerShot SD4500 IS camera retails for an estimated price of $349.99.

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Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Friday 20th, August 2010

Photokina news report : Canon announces the PowerShot SX130 IS, its latest super zoom digital compact camera to combine impressive imaging technology with family-friendly flexibility and value. Replacing the popular PowerShot SX120 IS, this new camera model offers a host of intelligent features to make it easier to capture important moments in both high-quality still images and High Definition movies. With its compact design, intuitive controls and long zoom lens, this is the perfect camera for those who want an easy-to-use, take-anywhere digital camera. Users are able to shoot amazing still images and video in any situation - from family gatherings, to landscapes, to close-up shots of distant subjects. The new Canon PowerShot SX130 IS digital camera is available from late August 2010, priced at €229.00

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Canon PowerShot S95

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Friday 20th, August 2010

Photokina 2010 - Canon introduces the latest Canon PowerShot-S digital camera with the launch of the new Canon PowerShot S95 - an advanced, compact digital camera for photographers looking for outstanding low light performance and manual control in a pocket-sized camera body. Succeeding the highly-acclaimed PowerShot S90, the new Canon camera model offers improved handling, greater levels of manual control, HD movie capabilities, the HS System and Hybrid IS - providing a powerful feature set capable of superb image quality in all shooting conditions. Building on the S-series’ core principle of offering advanced manual control and low light performance in a compact body, the new Canon PowerShot S95 digital camera takes the range to new heights.

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Canon PowerShot G12

Posted by: Mark Peters Friday 20th, August 2010

This article is based on some of the so-called 'leaks' on the internet and is therefore not confirmed. However, it seems pretty interesting to us, so here we go. Various Canon announcement dates are floating around. August 19 was the day of entry-level basic compact cameras , but we are all waiting (August 26?) for those advanced compact and EOS cameras. One of them would be the Canon PowerShot G12, a full feature packed advanced digital camera that would follow up the PowerShot G11 camera. The rumor is that the Canon PowerShot G12 is a 10 Megapixel camera with 5x optical wide angle zoom (28-140 mm). It looks like the Canon PowerShot G12 is an evolutionary upgrade to the G11 with updated features.

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Nikon S1100PJ

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Wednesday 18th, August 2010

Photokina 2010 Show : Nikon unveils a new compact camera to join its Coolpix line-up, the Nikon Coolpix S1100PJ with integrated projector, the successor to the award-winning Nikon Coolpix S1000pj. The Nikon Coolpix S1100PJ sees Nikon again redefining the way people share their photos, videos, and even presentations with the inclusion of an integrated projector, offering enhanced picture quality and the ability to connect directly to a computer. The Nikon S1100PJ features Nikkor precision lens, Nikon Expeed 2 digital image processing, and includes legendary Nikon features designed to capture the highest quality images.

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Nikon S5100

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Wednesday 18th, August 2010

Photokina 2010 news : Nikon unveils a new compact camera to join its Coolpix line-up, the Nikon Coolpix S5100, a versatile shooter with specialist technologies to ensure stunning shots even in low-light conditions.The Nikon Coolpix S5100 features four technologies for beautiful night shots, including lens-shift type VR (Vibration Reduction), high sensitivity with low noise up to ISO 3200, enhanced Motion Detection, and a new flash control system. The Nikon S5100 features Nikkor precision lens, Nikon Expeed 2 digital image processing, and includes legendary Nikon features designed to capture the highest quality images.

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Samsung PL90

Posted by: Mark Peters Thursday 5th, August 2010

Photokina Headlines : Samsung announces the 12.2 megapixel Samsung PL90 digital camera featuring a built-in USB connector, enabling consumers to capture images and connect to a computer on the move without the need for additional wires or cords. The Samsung PL90’s integrated USB connector allows content to be shared with friends and family quickly and easily, with the camera’s plug and play capabilities, including the Auto-install intelli-studio software, and instant access to any computer via the USB. In addition, users will never have to worry about running out of power with the Samsung PL90, as the USB connector also allows consumers to charge the battery without a separate power cord.

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Casio Exilim EX-Z800

Posted by: Mark Peters Thursday 5th, August 2010

Photokina Show Report : Casio announces the release of the Casio Exilim Zoom EX-Z800 digital camera, marking the latest addition to the Exilim family of digital cameras. The Casio Exilim Z800 sports advanced features in a slim, compact and stylish body, including a Single Frame SR Zoom that extends the zoom range. The new Casio EX-Z800 camera makes use of the Exilim Engine 5.0 and super resolution technology to take photos with exceptional clarity and resolution, while the Single Frame SR Zoom maintains image quality through 1.5 times the range of the optical zoom. Other features include the highly-regarded Premium Auto function, which automatically produces beautiful photos with just a press of the shutter button.

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The market for digital compact cameras is steady but does no longer show a significant growth. Within the camera market, the digital SLR camera expanded its market share which gave camera manufacturers like Nikon and Canon a boost in sales. However, the DSLR segment is changing and although the traditional DSLR is still the most important one for consumer and professional photographers, a new segment is grabbing market share and attention from the public. Micro Four Thirds, and other system cameras from Sony and Samsung, could change today’s market share. Canon and Nikon will not give away their market share for free… Photokina 2012 Imaging & Trade show will be the place to be and to get the latest information from all camera manufacturers and their digital cameras.