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Sigma dp Quattro receives Gold Prize in Good Design Awards 2014

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Tweet Sigma announced that the Sigma dp Quattro series high quality digital camera received the Gold Prize in Japan’s Good Design Awards 2014. The product was commended for its unique oblong shape, making it convenient for the user to hold the camera firmly. You can hold the grip on the…

Canon likely to report 7% boost in profit for Jan-Sept

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Tweet Canon expects that their operating profit for the nine-month period from January to September, 2014, will increase by 7% yearon- year to over 260 billion Yen (US $2.41 billion). This was credited to strong office equipment sales and the weak Yen. But sluggish camera sales, which had increased by…

Fujifilm to boost output of Instant Camera by 30%

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Tweet Fujifilm Corp. announced that they will invest about 1 billion Yen to boost the production of their instant camera, instax mini (nicknamed ‘Checki’) and instant film in order to meet increasing international demand. The company will expand film production lines at the Ashigara Factory in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, and…

Apple announces iPad Air 2

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Tweet Apple announced the latest member of the iPad Air family, the iPad Air 2, which is 6.1mm thick and weighs about 450g. The 9.7-inch Retina display is 2048×1536 pixels, the same as the previous model. This time, Apple hasadded a new anti-reflective surface that helps reduce glare. The iPad…

Olympus launches Stylus 1s

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Tweet Olympus Corp. began marketing the Stylus 1s, a successor of Stylus 1 on November 14 in Japan. The basic features are the same as the predecessor. There are additional functions like Small AF Target for easier focussing on a precise spot of the subject, and Stepping Zoom to set…