Canon EOS M50 MarkII Review: Tailor made for casual photographers

Canon’s mirrorless efforts may have been looked like they’re entirely dominated by the EOS R lineup, but much before that, Canon had its M-series, a product line built on the APS-C sensor format. Of the various cameras offered in the EOS M portfolio, the EOS M50 MarkII is tailor-made for the casual shooter who is looking for a higher quality output than a regular camera. Canon allowed us to test drive the camera for some time and here are our thoughts on it. Canon EOS M50 MarkII Features Canon understands…

Olympus launches its flagship micro four-thirds camera: the OM-D E-M5 | Digit

Olympus launched its flagship micro four-thirds camera – the OM-D E-M5 today at the Taj Mahal Hotel, Mumbai. Design-wise the camera is very reminiscent of the retro film cameras and indeed Olympus have taken the design aesthetics of their older OM series of film cameras and have fitted it with a 16.1 MP Live MOS sensor. Olympus have added a dedicated electronic viewfinder atop the camera body which gives it slight amount of bulk when compared with the PEN series of cameras. Let us have a look at some of…

[Updated: India release, price] Nikon throws a projector into a digital camera! | Digit

UPDATE: Nikon has just launched the camera in India, in both silver and black colour schemes, at a price of Rs. 28,950. The device is available at any authorised Nikon dealer.   It is a common sight at parties and trips to see a bunch of people crowding around a person with a digital camera to see the pictures that he or she has clicked on the tiny little LCD. And even if you are alone, seeing the photo on the camera’s LCD does not have the same effect as…

Casio unveils EX-S200 & EX-Z800 digital cameras with 14MP super resolution technology | Digit

Casio’s EXILIM Card EX-S200 compact digital camera Casio Computer Co., Ltd., recently announced the release of the new EXILIM Card EX-S200 and EXILIM ZOOM EX-Z800 cameras, expanding the EXILIM family of digital cameras. Both the cameras feature a slim and compact build, along with stylish looks. Casio’s EXILIM ZOOM EX-Z800 compact digital camera The new cameras reportedly run on the EXILIM Engine 5.0 and adopt super-resolution technology to produce crisp and high-clarity photos. Meanwhile, the Super Resolution Digital Zoom technology is said to enhance the image quality about 1.5 times…

Canon announces new Powershot duo – SX160 IS and SX500 IS | Digit

Hot on the heels of Nikon’s announcement, Canon has just announced two new point-and-shoot cameras to boost their own portfolio. First we have the Canon PowerShot SX160 IS, an upgrade to the current SX150 IS. The SX160 IS gets a 2MP bump from its predecessor, jumping to 16MP, but uses the same CCD type sensor along with the Digic 4 processing chip. The lens also gets a slight redesign, adding the ability to function between 28-448mm (16x optical zoom) as compared to the 28-336mm on the SX150 IS. However, the…

Photokina so far: a look at the latest cameras from Panasonic, Fujifilm, Sigma & Sony | Digit

With Photokina 2010 going on, you can expect some serious shutter action, with everyone who is everyone in the camera business making their mark – showcasing their latest greatest products – from cameras to lenses to digital backs. Here we roundup some of the most iconic cameras revealed in the past few days: One of the first on the new wave of Micro Four Thirds cameras, the Panasonic Lumic GH2 has a 16MP that allows it to shoot 1080p HD video, and supports full compatibility with interchangeable 3D lens. It…

Olympus SZ-31MR Review

Olympus SZ-31MR detailed review Travel zooms normally have a reputation of being slim, flat pieces of well-constructed plastic / polycarbonate / metal shells housing a deceitfully large lens. These slabs can easily be pocketed and are often confused for a ‘regular’ point-and-shoot. And then comes along Olympus with its SZ-31MR with a slightly bulky body (still very much pocketable mind you), but rather curvaceous design. The hand grip juts out quite sharply, curving back in to form an interesting hump. The camera definitely raised an eyebrow (or two) around out…

Sony announces full-frame DSLT, the 24MP Alpha 99 | Digit

It’s a day of announcements for Sony. Following up the full frame point and shoot RX1, Sony has also announced their next attempt at full frame DSLT (digital single lens translucent), the Alpha 99. It was four years ago when Sony came out with the A900, their first full frame DSLR that would have struck chords of nostalgia with Konica Minolta fans. The camera didn’t really pick up that much fanfare though and all news/rumors of any full frame from Sony were buried, until today. The Alpha 99 follows in…

Sony reveals Cybershot DSC-WX300, the lightest and smallest 20x zoom camera | Digit

Sony India has announced today a new addition to their Cyber-Shot family, the Sony Cyber-Shot WX300, the world’s smallest and lightest digital camera. But that isn’t all. The Sony Cyber-Shot WX300 also boasts of an 18 megapixel EXMOR R CMOS sensor (a Back-Side Illuminated sensor) which boasts of exceptional low light performance. The optics are graced by a 25-500mm f/3.5-5.6 (20x) optical zoom lens. Sony claims that the optical stabilisation is now around twice as effective at high-zoom settings as the previous-generation Cyber-shot HX20V with 20x zoom. It’s enhanced by…

Sony unveils new range of camcorders, with SteadyShot and projector technology | Digit

Sony has announced 13 new camcorders at CES 2012, part of its Handycam and Bloggie families. Five models feature built-in projectors, while three models come with Sony’s new image stabilization technology – the “Balanced Optical SteadyShot.” All 13 will ship by the first half of 2012. The new Sony camcorders with built-in projectors are the Handycam HDR-PJ760V ($1,600), HDR-PJ710V ($1,300), HDR-PJ580V ($900), HDR-PJ260V ($650), and HDR-PJ200 ($440). They feature 20-lumen projectors integrated into the back of their LCD viewfinder’s flap, meant to project videos on walls for easy viewing without a…