Sony About To Launch Full Frame Compact – RX1

This week is set to be Sony’s biggest ever week in the photography industry.  Not only are they about to launch the A99, a full frame DSLR with incredible photo and video specs, but they are also set to launch a full frame compact camera called the RX1.  The development has been hinted at by well connected people in the past but the confirmation was broken today by when they got hold of the first image of the upcoming camera.  The only other compact, mirrorless full frame camera on the market is the Leica M9 , and soon to …

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Nikon Announces V1 and J1 Mirrorless Cameras

So hear they are then.  Finally.  Nikon has taken a step into the lucrative mirrorless camera market that has so far been dominated by Panasonic, Olympus and Sony.  It’s not really been a secret they were on their way, we’ve known about the size of the sensor for some time, but to their credit Nikon plugged the holes in the leaky ship and managed to keep all actual images of the cameras away from the internet prior to launch.  Something that has become rarer and rarer in the last couple of years.

UPDATE: Amazon taking pre-orders !

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