From the monthly archives:

September 2014


Fantasea is about to launch an underwater housing ‘FRX100 III’ for the recently released Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III compact digital camera. Featuring a shock resistant construction, the FRX100 III provides full access to all essential camera controls and functions with clearly marked buttons, and comes with double O-ring protection for a perfect watertight seal. Not only that, the FRX100 III is capable of withstanding depths of up to 60 meters / 200 feet. Backed by manufacturer’s warranty, the Fantasea FRX100 III is scheduled to go on sale from the end of November and will come with free extras including a hand-strap, moisture detector and port cover. [PhotographyBlog]


Amazon has begun taking pre-orders for Canon’s new digital camera ‘PowerShot SX60 HS’. This compact camera can be yours for $549 and will begin shipping from October 20th. Specs-wise, the PowerShot SX60 HS is packed with a 16.1MP High Sensitivity CMOS sensor, a 65x optical zoom lens (equivalent to 21-1,365mm in the 35mm format), a 922k-dot Electronic Viewfinder and a bright 3.0-inch 922k-dot Vari-Angle LCD monitor. The camera also adopts Canon’s latest DIGIC 6 image processor and has built-in WiFi connectivity with NFC for connecting to a compatible mobile device. For video recording, it can capture 1080p Full HD video at 60fps in the MP4 format. Pre-order yours now! [Product Page]

Polaroid Cube Available Now

by Isaiah on September 26, 2014


Polaroid has just announced the availability of their new lifestyle action video camera ‘Polaroid Cube’ in the US market. Standing at just 35mm, this tiny weatherproof and splash proof camera packs a 124-degree wide-angle lens so you can get the big shot, a microSD card slot that supports up to 32GB of storage, a magnet on the bottom for sticking it on your helmet, skateboard or any metal surface and a built-in lithium battery that records up to 90 minutes. Offered in a variety of eye-catching colors including black, red and blue, the Polaroid Cube can capture high definition video at 1080p or 720p (30fps) and still images at 6MP with a simple one-button operation. Grab yours now for just $99.99. [Product Page]


Check out this newly added Full HD sports camera ‘Scope’ to Chinavasion’s product page. Coming with a variety of mounting options, this compact sports camera features a 5MP 1/2.7 CMOS image sensor, a 170-degree wide-angle lens, a 0.83-inch 96 x 39 LCD screen and a microSD card slot that supports up to 32GB of storage. Not only that, the camera also comes with a G-Sensor, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n connectivity, an HDMI port and a wrist strap remote control. Powered by a 1130mAh rechargeable li-ion battery, the Scope can capture both 1080p Full HD video at 30fps or 720p HD video at 60fps as well as up to 5MP digital still images. If you’re interested, the Scope can be yours for just $129.99 (IP68 waterproof case included). [Product Page]


Designed to inspire creativity, the new Panasonic LUMIX DMC-LX100 comes with an exciting range of advanced imaging features including a 16.8MP 4/3″ Multi-Aspect MOS sensor, a 24-75mm Leica DC Vario-Summilux lens (F1.7-2.8) for a desirable Bokeh defocus effect, a high-density 2,764k-dot EVF that lets you confidently frame your shots, even in bright outdoor environments and a 3.0-inch 921k-dot rear LCD screen. It also comes with built-in WiFi connectivity with NFC that allows remote camera control and image sharing from linked mobile devices using Panasonic Image App. One last thing, the DMC-LX100 has the ability to capture 4K Ultra HD video at 30/24fps in MP4 format as well as Full HD video at 60fps in MP4 or AVCHD format. The Panasonic LUMIX DMC-LX100 is currently available for pre-order for $899. [Panasonic]

Check Out The New Canon PowerShot G7 X

by Isaiah on September 18, 2014


Here we have another newly released digital camera from Canon namely the PowerShot G7 X. This high-end compact camera is equipped with a 20.2MP 1″ High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor, a 4.2x optical zoom f/1.8-2.8 IS lens (equivalent to 24-100mm in the 35mm format) and a ‘selfie-ready’ 3.0-inch 1,040k-dot tilting touchscreen LCD monitor. What’s more, the PowerShot G7 X also comes with a powerful DIGIC 6 image processor and embodies the HS SYSTEM that allows for dramatically improved low-light performance up to ISO 12,800. Other interesting features include WiFi connectivity for instant transferring of photos and videos to mobile devices, home computers, and to select social networking sites, NFC (Near Field Communication) for quick and simple pairing to a compatible Android devices, and 1080p Full HD video recording at 60fps. The PowerShot G7 X is scheduled to go on sale in October for a retail price of $699.99. [Product Page]

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