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Melville, N.Y. — Nikon on Wednesday introduced its second-generation mirrorless compact system camera called the Nikon 1 V2, offering a 1,200 fps slow-motion capture mode, a 3-inch 921,000-dot LCD, and a 1.4-million-dot electronic viewfinder.
Nikon’s latest diminutive interchangeable-lens camera packs a 14.2-megapixel CMOS image sensor, boasts a 160 to 6,400 ISO range and records FullHD video in 1080/30p and 1080/60i formats.
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Dallas — AT&T will ship six more smartphones for the Christmas selling season, including two Windows Phone 8 smartphones from Nokia, one Windows Phone 8 smartphone from HTC, two HTC Android phones and an LG Android phone.
The carrier also announced plans for a 4G HSPA+ equipped Samsung digital camera.
The introductions follow announcements of plans for three other Android smartphones — the Samsung Galaxy Express, Samsung Rugby Pro and Sony Xperia TL — and the LTE-equipped 10.1-inch Galaxy tablet for sale in the coming weeks.
Cologne, Germany – Casio introduced at Photokina this week a pair of point-and-shoot cameras from its Exilim line.
The EX-H50 and EX-ZR1000 were not listed as yet with U.S. availability and pricing, but both cameras offer a slate of advanced features and long zoom ranges.
The H50 offers 16.1-megapixel resolution and incorporates a 1/2.3-inch square pixel CCD. The camera features a 24x long-zoom f/3.7-8.0 lens starting at a 24mm wide angle and has a 3-inch LCD monitor.
Secaucus, N.J. — Headed into Photokina week in Cologne, Germany, Panasonic formally introduced Monday the Lumix DMC-GH3 Micro Four Thirds mirrorless compact system camera, with more advanced pro-level capabilities.
Valhalla, N.Y. — Fujifilm North America unveiled Monday the latest edition in its X series of digital point-and-shoot cameras: the XF1.
The compact camera joins the recently announced X-E1 mirrorless hybrid camera as the company’s newest entries leading into this week’s Photokina in Cologne, Germany.
The XF1 digital camera, which ships in October at a $500 suggested retail, incorporates the same two-thirds-inch 12-megapixel CMOS sensor employed by the previous announced X-10.
San Diego – Following the just announced range of new Sony Alpha interchangeable lens cameras and camcorders with full-frame image sensors Wednesday was a first-of-its-kind Cyber-shot point-and-shoot full frame compact camera.
The Sony RX1, which ships in November at a $2,800 suggested retail, fits the company’s new 24.3-megapixel frame image sensor inside a compact P&S body, equipped with a 35mm f/2 Zeiss lens and a 9-blade aperture.
Denver – Pentax Ricoh Imaging Americas has introduced the latest in its Q-system design-centric compact system camera line — the Q10, offering a CMOS 12.4-megapixel sensor.
Also introduced was a compatible Q-Mount Pentax 06 15-45mm F2.8 telephoto zoom lens and Adapter Q for Pentax K-mount lenses.
The super-compact and ultra-lightweight Pentax Q10 is said to provide DSLR-quality in a smaller, lighter form factor.
Berlin – Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Camera, the first-ever Android-powered digital camera with Wi-Fi and 3G/4G connectivity, on the eve of the IFA electronics show here.
In addition, Samsung debuted the Galaxy Note II, its second-generation "phablet" now with a 5.5-inch screen but actually thinner than the original 5.3-inch Note, along with a Windows 8 smartphone, tablet and two laptops.
Flushing Meadows, N.Y. — Panasonic revealed this week that it has expanded its traditional home entertainment equipment sponsorship of the 2012 U.S. Open Tennis Championships, which run through Sept. 9.
This year, Panasonic is offering three separate environments in key locations of the Tennis Center, each providing tennis fans with different experiences.
This year’s deal was expanded to include Panasonic’s Lumix digital cameras for the first time.
Center Valley, Pa. – Olympus unveiled Wednesday the new flagship model in its Stylus point-and-shoot camera line – the 40x Ultra Zoom SP-820UZ iHS.
The compact camera, which will be available in September at a $330 suggested retail, features a 40x optical zoom lens (equivalent to 22.4- 896mm on a 35mm camera), which can be doubled to 80x with the company’s Super-Resolution Zoom digital zoom technology.