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LensRentals Canon EF 70-200mm F2.8 Mark III and Mark II teardownWhen Canon announced the EF 70-200mm F2.8L IS III USM earlier this summer, the company was pretty open about the fact that it was a minor upgrade to its predecessor, featuring tweaked coatings and a new finish, but the same optical-mechanical formula.Never ones to take a press release at face value (and since repairing lenses is a bi
Toshiba has unveiled its UHS-II EXCERIA PRO N502 SD cards, a new line of memory cards for the European market designed specifically for capturing 4K and 8K ultra-HD video.The UHS-II EXCERIA PRO SD cards, which will come in 32GB, 64GB, 128GB and 256GB capacities, have a minimum data transfer speed of 90MB/s, the requirements for the Video Speed Class 90 label they've been given (which vastly excee
Over the past few days, rumor sites seem to have come to a consensus that Canon will launch a full-frame mirrorless camera in the very near future. Canon Rumors and Canon Watch point to a full-frame body called the EOS R, alongside a list of lenses published today by Japanese news and rumor site Nokishita. A list of 'RF' lenses rumored to be launched with the system include:Canon RF 35mm F1.8 M I
For European customers, Sony has launched the Cyber-shot HX95 and HX99, a pair of slim, compact high-zoom cameras featuring the BIONZ X image processing engine, front-end LSI and 4K video recording. Both models are nearly identical, each sporting a 180-degree tiltable LCD, OLED Tru-Finder, and 1/2.3" Exmor R 18MP CMOS sensor.Both the Cyber-shot HX95 and HX99 feature a ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* 24-720
Tamron has updated its SP 15-30mm F2.8 Di VC USD lens with new elements and coatings, a more powerful autofocus CPU and an enhanced Vibration Correction system.The use of XGM (eXpanded glass-molded aspherical) and low-dispersion elements reduce distortion and lateral chromatic aberrations, according to Tamron, while an AX (Anti-reflection eXpand) coating handles ghosting and flare. The lens is we
Sticking to its usual 6 months cycle, Sony has launched a new model in its high-end XZ smartphone line. The Xperia XZ3 follows on from the XZ2 which was released earlier this year. The new device is more evolution than revolution and the major differences to the XZ2 are an updated screen, a bigger battery and a slightly modified body design.The new 6-inch OLED display supports HDR and comes with
Polaroid has launched the Mint 2-in-1 digital instant camera at the IFA trade show in Berlin. The Mint camera (not to be confused with the Instax-mini-compatible Mint InstantFlex TL70) comes with a 16MP image sensor, a microSD-slot for cards of up to 256GB capacity, a built-in selfie mirror, and a self-timer. A smartphone-like LED-flash is on board as well.Polaroid says the camera "makes it easie
Battle of the ‘budget’ full-frame mirrorlessThe Nikon Z6 and Sony a7 III are two cameras with much in common including 24MP full-frame sensors. If you're looking to sink your teeth into the world of full-frame mirrorless, these two represent the most-affordable current models on the market, with body-only MSRPs of around $2000.But the Z6 is a first-generation product for Nikon, while the a7 III i
$(document).ready(function() { SampleGalleryV2({"containerId":"embeddedSampleGallery_6295223460","galleryId":"6295223460","isEmbeddedWidget":true,"selectedImageIndex":0,"isMobile":false}) });Nikon has replaced its entry-level D3400 DSLR with the aptly named D3500. The main change is that the body is similar to that of the even-smaller D5600, minus the articulating touchscreen display. The D3500 i
Blackmagic Design has released three videos demonstrating the performance of its upcoming Pocket Cinema Camera 4K. It updates the Pocket Cinema Camera introduced in 2013, was revealed at NAB 2018 in April and is expected to launch next month.Ahead of that launch, Blackmagic Design has published the videos "Nature" by Mark Wyatt, "Models Walking at Night" by John Brawley, and "Models Walking in Da is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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