Category Archives: Hardware

Nikon doubles up with D5 and D500

Nikon has updated its flagship DSLR with the announcement of a new D5. It uses a new 20.8MP CMOS sensor with a faster Expeed 5 processor. Nikon has claimed improved low light ability and raised the top end of the native ISO range to 102,400. There’s a greatly improved auto focussing system with 153 points that can work in low light conditions down to EV-4. The sensor for the RGB metering system has been doubled to 180K pixels, which should improve autofocus tracking. There’s also an automatic AF fine tune system built-in. Continue reading

Epson launches A3+ Photo printer

Epson has announced a new A3+ pro-photo printer, the SC-P400. It’s a small, lightweight printer that’s aimed at the amateur and semi-pro photography markets. Continue reading

DxO launches iPhone camera

DxO, which is best known for developing raw editing software and testing cameras, has now created a camera designed to plug directly into an iPhone. Continue reading

Leica unveils new Q platform

Leica has announced its latest camera – the Leica Q typ 116 – which by all accounts is quite an impressive performer. It’s a compact mirrorless camera with a 24MP full frame CMOS sensor and a fixed 28mm lens. It costs £2900. Continue reading