Panasonic has announced the Lumix G6, a mid-range interchangeable lens camera with a Micro Four Thirds mount. The new Lumix comes with an updated viewfinder, upgraded Venus Engine and an improved ISO range. It should be available before the end of May for under $1000.
HTC has been struggling with the HTC One manufacturing and now is forced to delay it even further. It seems that components shortages have led to yet another launch delay, with the company now missing its March launch date entirely for the UK customers.
Toshiba announced development of a new camera module designed for smartphones and tablets, the TCM9930MD, which the company claims is the thinnest mobile module ever made. Toshiba projects mass production of its newest creation on around December 2013.
It is known that HTC is not doing well, and that is counting on the HTC One sales. When the HTC One was announced, one of the main features of the phone was its "UltraPixel" camera technology. However, HTC needed software update to improve camera quality.
Olympus is calling the king of its budget-series a 'flagship' and while that may be a stretch, it is actually a nice little camera (on paper of course). It has a CMOS sensor, 1080p movie recording, lens-shift image stabilization and a price tag of €150.
Sony has announced an update in its Alpha Series, the new a58 Digital SLT camera. It's an interchangeable lens camera with a brand new 20 megapixel Exmor CMOS sensor, an OLED viewfinder and a translucent mirror inside. Its expected to be available in Europe in April.
Toshiba began sampling its new camera sensor for smartphones and tablets, the T4K35. The 8-megapixel CMOS sensor features back-side illumination (BSI), 1.12 micrometer pixel size, 4:3 aspect ratio, and color noise correction to enhance low-light color photography.
World’s largest electronics manufacturer bought $200 million stakes in GoPro and becomes an 8.88-percent owner. By doing this, they essentially secure that GoPro will continue to use them as their exclusive manufacturer and improve their camera business.
While Sony Exmor RS sensor is intended for next-gen Xperia smartphones, Chinese manufacturer announced Find 5, a quad-core S4 Pro Android Jelly Bean handset with Sony’s stacked CMOS sensor. Oppo provided a few pictures with the camera which shows very quality photos.