This is the final edition of the "Photokina Situation Room" box that appeared at the top of the website during the week before and during the Photokina 2010 trade show. It is archived here. The news below are presented in reverse chronological order in each section of the table.
|RUMORS||35mm full frame pellicle mirror Sony cameras possible if demand is there... Samsung 3D camera with one lens & one sensor coming in 2011, more in 2012... Canon working on 22mp 18x12mm mirrorless or elaborate fantasy... |
|FUTURE||Hasselblad developing 200-megapixel capture camera based on 50mp sensor... Minox 4-lens 3D camera coming in summer 2011... Sony lens roadmap for 2011, 2012... Samsung working on new NX cameras w/new sensor for 2011 with 1080p video... Olympus developing LX-series competitor coming in Q1 2011... Fuji X100 with 12mp APS-C sensor and 23mm f2 lens... Samsung NX lens road-map shows five for 2011... Fuji developing 2nd MF RF film camera, the GF670W (55mm f4.5)|
|NEWS||Hasselblad 50mp CFV-50 digital back, affordable H4D-31 MF camera (10K euro), new lenses... Zeiss abandons Pentax ZK manual lenses... New Aptina 16mp APS-C sensor capable of 10fps full-resolution... Fuji X100 price around $1000/1000euro, March 2011 release... Sigma 150mm f2.8 OS macro, 120-300mm f2.8 OS and new flashes... Leica D-Lux 5 and V-Lux 2 and also black X1 and M9 titanium... Two special-interest Samyang lenses... Ricoh GXR A12 28mm f2.5 w/12mp APS-C sensor and G700SE industrial strength... Sony shows advanced pellicle-mirror prototype, promises A700 replacement annie today (or not???), Alpha AF on NEX and more... 16mp Panasonic GH2 and three expected M43 lenses... New Sigma SD1 flagship DSLR with 46-mega-Foveon-pixel sensor... Three new lenses for Phase One DF system (MF)... Adobe Photoshop Elements and Premiere 9... New Casio P&S cameras headlined by 10X EX-H20G with built-in GPS... Pentax 645D arrives in Europe in December 2010... 80-megapixel Leaf digital back, the Aptus-II 12... Pentax K-5 is now official, along with 18-135mm f3.5-5.6 WR lens... Leica 120mm f2.5 macro medium format lens... Schneider-Kr reveals two new tilt-shift lenses for Canon, Nikon, Alpha and K-mount SLRs... Samyang 35mm f1.4 lens... Nikon D7000 (preorder) is now officially announced, along with 35mm f1.4G, 200mm f2G VR II, and SB-700 speedlight... Canon SX30 IS with 35x (24-840mm eq) optical zoom... Canon G12 is now official... Olympus E-5 officially announced... Samsung NX100 and 20mm f2.8, 20-50mm f3.5-5.6 lenses along with flash, EVF and GPS announced... Panasonic AG-AF10X M43rds iL-camcorder announced in Europe/Japan at 5K euro... New Samsung 14.6mp 1/2.33" backlit CMOS sensor with 30fps at full resolution... New 49mp Sinar multi-shot digital back, the eVolution 86 H... Pentax K-r announcement round-up... New Pentax 35mm f2.4, RZ10, NB1000 is a "Lego" version of new RS1000... Zeiss CP.2 lenses coming for Alpha and M43rds... Nikon Coopix P7000 announcement round-up...|