Friday, February 14, 2014

CP+ 2014 is Open, What's New This Year?

The CP+ photo trade show is up and running in Japan. Like the ore famous PMA and Photokina, CP+ serves as a venue for manufacturers to show off their new toys and a place for the press and public to get a first look. The show will run through Sunday but there are already a lot of new toys on display.

So, what are the different companies offering?

ELPH 135/ELPH 140/ELPH 150-entry-level, all to cost under $200
Powershot D30-waterproof to 82 feet, freezeproof to 14F, shock proof to 6.5 feet
Powershot SX700 HS-compact size, 30x zoom, manual exposure control
Rebel T5 (1200D)-rehashed Rebel T3 with a 18Mp chip
G1X Mark II-large-sensor compact with 24-120mm equivalent f2-3.9 lens
MR-14X II-Macro photography ring light

X-T1-SLR-like X-mount camera, fully weather-sealed

Coolpix AW120-waterproof to 59ft, freezeproof to 14F, shock proof to 6.6ft
Coolpix S32-waterproof to 33ft, shockproof to 5ft
Coolpix S9700/P600/P530-superzooms with 30-60x zoom, priced from $350-$500
Coolpix P340-pocket compact with 24-120mm equivalent f1.8-5.6 lens

M.ZUIKO 7-14 f2.8 PRO-dust and splash-proof
M.ZUIKO 300 f4 PRO-dust and splash-proof
Tough TG-850-5x zoom, waterproof to 33ft, 180 degree flip-up LCD
Stylus SP-100-50x zoom (24-1200mm equivalent), dot sight
OM-D E-M10-entry-level Digital OM interchangeable lens camera
M.ZUIKO 25mm f1.8
M.ZUIKO 14-42 f3.5-5.6 Compact
M.ZUIKO 9mm f8 fisheye

Lumix DMC-GH4-4k video capable, price rumored to be around $2000

WG-20-waterproof to 33ft, freezeproof to 14F, shock resistant to 5ft drop
WG-4- waterproof to 45ft, freezeproof to 14F, shock resistant to 7ft drop
WG-4 GPS-same as above, adds built-in GPS, front LCD display

dp2 Quattro-New-style body from old DP cameras, new Foveon-style sensor

DSC-WX350-small body travel zoom with a 20x lens
DSC-H400/H300/HV400-superzooms with 35-63x zoom, priced from $220-$500
FE 70-200 f4 OSS-made for full-frame mirrorless, weather-sealed
A6000-successor to the NEX 6, claimed to have world's fastest AF

16-300 f3.5-6.3 VC-largest zoom for any SLR lens

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