4K-ready Sony A-mount camera to rival Canon 5D Mark III
Following the recent leak discussing about a new Sony A-mount camera to replace both the A77 and A99, more details have been revealed by the company itself. According to the Japanese corporation, two A-mount shooters will be launched in 2014, including a full frame one with 4K video support to rival the Canon 5D Mark III.
Sony NEX-FS700R and NEX-FS700RH announced with new firmware
Sony has officially revealed two new 4K video recording cameras to replace the NEX-FS700. The Sony NEX-FS700R and NEX-FS700RH camcorders are here as minor updates to their predecessor, the difference lying in firmware version 3.0. However, the software upgrade comes packed with two sought-after changes.
Sony PXW-Z100 professional 4K video camera revealed
IFA Berlin 2013 had one more surprise in tow for digital imaging lovers, as Sony has introduced a new 4K video camera aimed at professional users. It is called Sony PXW-Z100 and it will be released later in 2013, as the Japanese company is looking to provide a camcorder with more features than the entry-level FDR-AX1E.
Sony HDR-AS30 action camera rumored to feature GPS and NFC
IFA Berlin 2013 is starting soon and one of the first companies to hold a press event is the same which manufactures the PlayStation gaming console. Beside the QX10 and QX100 lens-camera announcements, the Sony HDR-AS30 action camera will also be introduced, as one of the device’s photos has just been leaked on the web.
Sony FDR-AX1E becomes world’s first under-$5,000 4K video camcorder
Sony has been rumored to introduce a 4K video recording camera called FDR-AX1 in recent times. Now that IFA Berlin 2013 is here, it is time for the truth to come out. After many rumors, the Sony FDR-AX1E is official and it is a camcorder capable of shooting videos at 4K resolution for a price under $5,000.
Sony HDR-AS30V and HDR-MV1 movie recorders become official
After one of its photos got leaked on the web, the Sony HDR-AS30V has been revealed at IFA Berlin 2013. The action camera did not come alone as the HDR-MV1 Music Video Recorder has also joined the party with its impressive hi-fi audio recording capabilities. Both are expected to become available in the coming weeks for less than $300.
Acer Liquid S2 becomes world’s first 4K video recording smartphone
Smartphones are known for being one of the reasons why digital camera sales have suffered such a major drop. Now it seems like these capable handsets are going after a different breed of imaging devices: camcorders. The Acer Liquid S2 has just been announced as the world’s first 4K video recording smartphone in the world.
Sony FDR-AX1 4K video camcorder to be introduced soon
Sony FDR-AX1 4K video camcorder is rumored to be officially announced in the near future. It is said to become an affordable camera that will be capable of recording 4K videos. Sources are reporting that it will be released for a price under $5,000, which would bring professional-like ultra HD movie capturing to the masses.
Canon 1D C now able to record 4K videos at 25fps
Canon 1D C users, who enjoy professional cinematography, will be able to use the DSLR camera to record 4K videos at 25 frames per second, as the company has announced a new firmware update for the shooter. The EOS 1D C has also had some of its bugs fixed, in order to enhance the user experience.
Phantom Flex4k camera breaks records, filming 1000 fps at 4K
Vision Research’s Phantom Flex4k camera reaches 1000 frames-per-second speeds, recorded at 4k resolution. It covers 12 stops of dynamic range, using a Super 35 CMOS sensor, making it perfect for cinematic slow-motion scenes.
Radiant Images unveils Novo action camera at NAB Show 2013
GoPro Hero3 Black Edition is a rugged camera waiting for some adventure. Radiant Images has used this as a source of inspiration and heavily-customized the camera, making it smaller and lighter. However, its main advantage is C-mount lens compatibility, allowing photographers to capture more creative outdoor photos.
Sony files patent infringement lawsuit against Red Digital
Red Digital claims that Sony is infringing on its patents, therefore the Japanese company must stop selling the F-series cameras and even destroy those cameras they had delivered to the customers. However, Sony has decided to file a countersuit against Red, as the Epic, Scarlet, and One professional cameras are violating seven of its patents.
Nikon 1 V1 mirrorless camera can record 4k videos at 60fps
The Nikon 1 V1 is capable of an achievement that more expensive cameras cannot accomplish. The mirrorless camera can record 4k videos at 60 frames per second, thanks to its Aptina image sensor and electronic viewfinder. A Spanish film maker demonstrated the capabilities of the shooter by uploading a 2.4k video on Vimeo.
Aptina unveils 12 and 13-megapixel 4k video sensors for smartphones
This is the type of news which digital cameras makers were hoping to remain a myth. Aptina has revealed 12 and 13-megapixel sensors for smartphones at the Mobile World Congress 2013 in Barcelona. The company confirmed that the new sensors are capable of recording 4k videos and “impressive” photos in low-light conditions.
Canon 1D C update bringing 4K at 25fps video recording this summer
The Canon 1D C was released as the world’s first 4K-ready DSLR camera. It became available in October 2012 as a camera capable of recording 4K videos at 23.976 frames per second. The manufacturer announced a service upgrade for it, an update that will finally remove the 23.976 fps limit.
Ambarella sets free the 4K UltraHD format onto consumer market
Ambarella has launched today at the new A9 SoC (System on a Chip) camera, designed especially for the consumer market. The new camera is capable of recording videos at 4K resolution, thus putting 4K technology and slow-motion movies into the hands of the masses at reduced costs.