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Fujifilm announces X100T and Two Lenses


Tweet Fujifi lm X100T Fujifilm unveiled a series of new products, which were showcased at the Photokina 2014. The Fujifilm X100T, a premium compact camera with the world’s fi rst advanced hybrid viewfinder was announced. It displays images of the focus area in the optical finder to enable precise focusing….

Canon Aims for top share in Japanese IJ Printer market


Tweet According to a market research company, BCN, Canon grabbed the No.1 share for the first 7 months of 2014 by 4.15% as compared to the 38.7% taken by Epson, which had occupied the top spot for four years. Introducing these new products, Canon aims to get the top share…

Nikon posts drop in Revenue and Profit for First Quarter


Tweet Nikon Corp. announced that sales dropped by 26% year-on-year to 177.4 billion Yen (US$1.739 billion) for the first quarter of 2014, ending on June 30. Operating profit plunged by 42% to 3.5 billion Yen (US$34.3 million), while net profit shrank by 17% to 3.6 billion Yen (US$35.3 million). The…

Olympus Posts record Net Profit for April-June


Tweet Olympus Corp. announced a net profit of 8.1 billion Yen for the April-June 2014 period, a record high for this particular quarter. For the same period in 2013, the company had suffered a loss of 1.8 billion Yen. Sales rose 5% year-on-year to 167 billion Yen, and operating profit…

Olympus to offer latest model in PEN Lite Series


Tweet Olympus Imaging Co. will offer the latest model in its PEN Lite Series, the PEN E-PL7. The new model features a new way of taking better selfies with a pivoting LCD monitor. The PEN E-PL7 has a Four-Thirds 16MP LiveMOS semsor and a TruePic VII image processing engine. It…