Panasonic Lumix G80 / G85 review


The Panasonic Lumix G80, or G85 as it’s known in North America, is a mid-range mirrorless camera that’s based on the Micro Four Thirds standard. Announced in September 2016, it replaces the 18 month old Lumix G7 and is positioned at a slightly higher level to the GX80/ GX85.

Pentax KP


The Pentax KP is a new digital SLR camera with a high-sensitivity 24.32-megapixel sensor, integrated Wi-Fi, 7fps burst shooting and a 5-axis “Shake Reduction II” image stabilisation system. Key highlights inlcude a new-generation APS-C-sized CMOS imager, a maximum sensitivity setting of ISO 819200, a mechanical shutter with a maximum shutter speed of 1/6000s, a 27-point AF system with 25 cross-type focus points, an electronic shutter with a top shutter speed of 1/24000s, a compact, retro-looking camera body, a tiltable 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 921K dots, and a pentaprism finder with ~100% frame coverage and 0.95x magnification. Additionally, the Pentax KP features the Pixel Shift Resolution System, a super-resolution technology which captures four images of the same scene by shifting the image sensor by a single pixel for each image, then synthesising them into a single composite image. The new Pentax KP will go on sale at the end of February, priced at £1,099.99/$1,099.95.

Leica M10 Preview: Digital Meets Analog


The M10 is the latest digital rangefinder from German manufacturer, Leica.

It features a 24MP full-frame sensor, an updated MAESTRO II processor, and an improved viewfinder. It uses the rangefinder technique of focusing – and is therefore manual focus only.

Following on from the M (Typ 240), the camera is already available to buy, and costs £5,600 (body only).

Fujifilm X-T20


The Fujifilm X-T20 is a stylish, powerful yet lightweight mirrorless digital camera with a tilting touchscreen LCD. The X-T20 offers a 24.3 megapixel sensor and brand new image processor which delivers high speed AF, fast start-up and 4K video with Film Simulation modes. The Fujifilm X-T20 will be available in Black and Silver from 23rd February 2017 for £799 body only, £899 in a kit with the XC 16-50mm lens, or £1099 with the  XF 18-55mm lens.

Fujifilm Press Release