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January 13, 2014

Mega Roundup #2: Hands-On Reports from the CES 2014 Trade Show Floor

On Friday we posted the first CES 2014 Mega Round-up. This is Part #2, covering posts and reports we did not previously mention. Here we go...

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Overall Coverage
+ (computer-translated) - they don't have permalinks so we can't include them in the brand-specific posts below
+ DC Watch Impress (computer-translated)

CES 2014 Recaps
+ 7 things you need to know (if you ignored everything about CES so far) at What Digital Camera?
+ recap at Thephoblographer
+ best of show slide show at dpreview slideshows
+ cameras and imaging recap at Engadget

+ Nikon D3300 and D4s at DC Watch Impress (computer-translated)
+ Nikon D4s video at Photography Bay
+ Coolpix L830 hands-on at Pocket Lint

+ S1 superzoom first look at Pocket Lint
+ new hand-grips for X-E2, X-E1 and X-Pro1 at DC Watch (computer-translated)
+ pictures of new 56/1.8 lens and black X100S and new P&S models at DC Watch (computer-translated)
+ Instax Share SP1 printer first impressions at

+ NX30 first impressions at
+ Galaxy Camera 2 Android superzoom first impressions at
+ NX30 and WB2200F dual-grip superzoom and more at DC Watch (computer-translated)

+ Sony a5000: 27 JPEG sample pictures, including two ISO range shots (ISO 100 to 16000) at
+ five body pictures of the a5000 mirrorless at DC Watch (computer-translated)
+ new wooden grip for RX1 and RX1R at DC Watch (computer-translated)

+ body pictures of recently announced Otus and Touit lenses at DC Watch (computer-translated)

+ body pictures of two new 50/1.4 and 18-200 Sigma SLR lenses at DC Watch (computer-translated)

+ body pictures of N100 Powershot at DC Watch (computer-translated)

Pentax and Ricoh
+ interestingly the Pentax K-500 DSLR has not been announced in Japan so far says DC Watch (computer translated)
+ new case for Ricoh Theta at DC Watch (computer-translated)
+ something fun+goofy: giant 60-250mm f4 lens attached to tiny pink Q7 mirrorless at DC Watch (computer-translated - with sample pictures

Kodak of JK Imaging
+ lots of pictures of the new Kodak S1 camera and lenses (12-45 f3.5-6.3 and 42.5-160 f3.5-5.9) and sensor-lens modules and P&S cameras at DC Watch Impress (computer-translated)

+ Socialmatic, new mirrorless design and more at DC Watch (computer translated)

Other Manufacturers
+ interview with Monoprice on their Action Cam and more at Android Central
+ slideshow of new action-cams at CNet at CES

CES 2014 in General
+ overall trade show coverage at - a great way to catchup with all the important high tech announcements in one page
+ another way to quickly catch-up on tech in general, 31 videos in a single playlist at Android Central
+ 4K round up at Cinema 5D
+ start-ups steal the show at CNet at CES
+ 11 minute interview with Pelican Imaging CEO by Geek Beat TV (YouTube) (via ISW)
+ on the backburner at CES at dpreview slideshow
+ Booth Babes don't convert at Tech Crunch

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