Thursday, April 16, 2015

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 Camera

Olympus is adding a new camera, the TG-4, to its Stylus Tough series. The new rugged compact is waterproof down to 50 feet, freezeproof down to 14 F degrees, crushproof up to 220 lb as well as dustproof. The TG-4 sports a 16MP CMOS sensor, TruePic VII processing engine, 4x optical zoom lens, and Wi-Fi/GPS connectivity. The TG-4 can record RAW images and has new Underwater HDR, Live Composite and two Custom shooting modes. The camera will come in red and black body colors in May and is currently available for pre-order for $379.99.

 Accessories for Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 cameras:

1. LI-92B battery;
2. UC-90 battery charger.

For the full list of compatible parts, please see Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4 accessories.

Olympus Stylus 1s Camera

Olympus is launching the Stylus 1s, a successor to its previously not available in the US Stylus 1. The list of features that the 1s shares with the Stylus 1 includes a 12MP CMOS sensor, 10.7x iZuiko Digital lens, hybrid control ring for focusing and zooming, 1.44M-dot electronic viewfinder, 1040K-dot LCD, 1080/30p video, and Wi-Fi. The upgrades include grip modifications and additional shooting options such as Small AF Target, Interval Shooting, Time Lapse Movie, Easy Step Zoom and more. Scheduled to arrive later this month, the Stylus 1s carries a price tag of $699.99.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90 and DSC-WX500 Cameras

Sony has unveiled two new compacts, the Cyber-shot DSC-HX90 and DSC-WX500. Both cameras are equipped with an 18.2MP CMOS sensor, BIONZ X processor, 30x optical zoom lens with IS, lens control ring, articulated 921K dot LCD, 1080/60p video function, built-in pop-up flash as well as Wi-Fi/NFC connectivity. The HX90 also boasts a retractable OLED viewfinder and GPS.
The cameras are set to launch in June. Listed for $430, the HX90 will be available in black only, while the WX500, priced for $330, will come in black, red, and white.

Accessories for Sony Cyber-shot HX90 and WX500 cameras:

1. NP-BX1 battery;
2. BC-TRX battery charger.

For full list of compatible parts for the HX90 and WX500, please see Sony HX90 & WX500 accessories.

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Nikon 1 J5 Camera

Nikon has announced the J5 camera to further expand its mirrorless ILC lineup. Nikon 1 J5 comes with a 20.8MP BSI-CMOS sensor without anti-aliasing filter, new EXPEED 5A image processor, advanced hybrid AF system with 105 phase-detection points, command dial and dedicated function button, tilting LCD, ultra high-def 4k video recording capabilities, continuous shooting mode at approx. 20fps, and Wi-Fi/NFC connectivity. The camera will be available in April in three buying options:
1. with 1 Nikkor VR 10-30mm lens for $499.95;
2. with 1 Nikkor VR 10-30mm & 30-110mm lenses for $749.95;
3. with 1 Nikkor VR 10-100mm lens for $1049.95.