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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

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

Phase One launches new XF camera system

The Danish company Phase One has revealed its latest series of medium format digital cameras with the new XF. It’s a complete system, with new 80MP, 60MP and 50MP IQ3 digital backs and two new lenses designed to resolve beyond 100MP. These lenses are Schneider Kreuznach Leaf Shutter lenses, with a choice of 35mm and 120mm. Continue reading