These are the first images of the new Pentax Q2 leaked by Digicameinfo. There are no specs yet but I am sure the camera will be announced within the next few days already!

This is really a wild rumor but I got it via some trusted source. He says that he "heard" about a new Nikon camera system that could be launched at Photokina. And the first camera will feature the current Sony 50MP medium format sensor used by all newest generation Hasselblad, Phase one and Pentax MF cameras!

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  • July 30, 2014 04:22, Dante Santos said:

    I doubt this rumor is true. The MF digital market is miniscule, Nikon already has to design and market three lens types already, and stitching full-frame images gives you MF digital quality anyway. The market of people who would want another MF di...

  • July 29, 2014 23:28, Martin said:

    This seem highly unlikely.

    Could Nikon decide to build a new lens mount and some lenses for it? Sure, but a mirrorless one able to cope with APS-C and FF sensors would be much, much, much higher on their agenda then a medium format camera .....

  • July 29, 2014 22:43, ohm image said:

    Nikon already have a slew of LF lenses for 4x5 and larger. Many of them sell for chips. If the camera was modular (I hope), the back could be detached and used on a 4x5 camera or even something like the Novoflex BALPRO T/s with any lens.

Latest rumors coming via Fujirumors suggest the new X30 will keep the same sensor size as the current X20. Fuji is not going to increase the sensor size like Sony and Panasonic did. But the likely most disappointing news is that the X30 will get rid of the Optical Viewfinder and get a "simple" electronic viewfinder instead.

All that doesn't really sound exciting to me. The Optical Viewfinder was a big feature that made stand out the X20. Don't think the Fuji X30 can become a real challenger of the Sony RX series and the future 1 inch Panasonic LX8.
 

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  • July 29, 2014 10:43, Sebastian Boatca said:

    I have to agree with Dante. Maybe we'll see some other great upgrades that we don't know about, yet, but as far as I see, the new X30 has a bitter flavor of disappointment.

  • July 27, 2014 18:06, Dante Santos said:

    Disappointing. The rx100 iii is getting raves, and this new Fuji is going to probably be no better than the existing rx100 ii (($649)

The Fuji X-M1 with kit lens now sells for $399 only via Newegg eBay (Click here). It's $200 less than the other US store price ($599 here at Amazon). Never you had the chance to spend that less to get a porper X mount camera!

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Samyang will announce a newly designed APS-C lens for "some" mirrorless system. I heard it's certainly coming for Micro Four Thirds. But I guess Samyang will launch E and X mount versions too.

I have been told the lens has a high optical quality but still the famous Samyang low pricing :)

Sounds great!!!

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  • July 28, 2014 14:08, tecnoworld said:

    If it were a 50mm f1.2 at the price, say, of the samyang 85mm f1.4, I'd probably buy it. But f1.5 is not outstanding at all. Not even 1.4, since you can buy a lot of great legacy lenses at 50-100€.

Fuji issued the new lens roadmap and includes the lenses that have been already "rumored" before. The 16mm f/1.4 and 90mm f/2.0.

The mentioned super telezoom will be a 120-400mm lens according to Fujirumors.

And here is the official Fuji press text about the new roadmap:

“FUJIFILM Corporation (President: Shigehiro Nakajima) is pleased to release an updated road map for X mount interchangeable lenses.

A large-diameter medium telephoto lens (the XF90mmF2 R) features for the first time on the development road map for end 2015. The next available lens will be the XF50-140mm F2.8 R LM OIS WR. Following on from the XF18-135mm lens, this will be Fujifilm’s second weather resistant lens designed to partner its X-T1 camera.

Other updates to the road map include the previously announced “Ultra-wide angle lens” being confirmed as the “XF16mmF1.4 R” with a guide launch date of mid 2015. And the planned launch of the XF16-55mmF2.8 R WR lens moving to Spring 2015 and the Super Tele-Photo Zoom lens to Winter 2015.

Highly regarded for their outstanding image quality, resolution and well-built bodies, the unique X mount lens range now includes super-wide angle to super-telephoto range lenses and a large-diameter lens with rich bokeh and high resolution.”

 

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  • July 24, 2014 20:09, Mistral75 said:

    XF 16-55 f/2.8 R WR has lost its OIS (in-lens stabilisation)... :-(

  • July 24, 2014 14:09, J Shin said:

    That does round things out more. Next stop: super-tele primes!

  • July 24, 2014 10:04, tecnoworld said:

    The 16mm f1.4 must ne really nice and almost unique in aps-c. Fuji is continuing the road towards ultra fast lenses.

    90mm f2 can be interesting if much smaller than those 85mm f1.4.

A pretty much save rumor is that Fuji will announce the new X100T. Well officially Fuji photographer David Hobby erroneously published some image samples taken with the yet unannounced camera on Flickr (page has now been removed).

But on Reddit you can still find the Exif image proving those images where from the X100T. The camera specs according to Fujirumors are:

24MP X-Trans sensor
faster AF than X100S
tilt screen
new fixed lens
new EVF, better than X100S, but not as much as X-T1
wider phase detection area

The camera will be announced in 4-6 weeks!

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  • July 24, 2014 01:29, James Donahue said:

    I like the Name X200S Better.

  • July 22, 2014 17:37, tecnoworld said:

    Evf in x-e2 is pretty outstanding with the latest fw. Perhaps x100t will share it.