Plenty of announcements coming soon from Canon, Olympus, Sony, Fuji and Nikon!

We have plenty of new gear that will be announced soon:

February 13 – Olympus:
Olympus will announce a new 12-200mm f/3-5-6.5 MFT lens (image and specs on here).

February 14 – Canon:
Canon will announce the new RP $1599 camera and five new R lenses (images and specs here and here).

February 14 – Fuji:
Fuji will announce the new X-T30 (specs and images here).

End February – Sony:
Sony will announce a new 135mm f/1.8 GM lens. Maybe some other lens too? (info here).

End February – Nikon:
Nikon will announce new Z lenses at the CP+ show. Probably 24-70mm f/2.8 and the 58mm f/0,95.

Q2 – Hasselblad
Hasselblad has registered a new X1DII medium format mirrorless camera. Likely to be announced in Q2 (info here).

Q2 – Fuji:
Fuji will finally launch the $10,000 GFX100x in Q2

Full Fuji X-T30 specs leaked

On February 14 Fuji will announce this new X-T30 camera:

  • 26.1 million pixel X-Trans CMOS 4 sensor
  • X-Processor 4
  • Sensor with a phase difference of 1.16 million pixels covering the entire screen
  • Continuous shooting of 8 frames per second is possible at mechanical shutter
  • Blackout-free high-speed continuous shooting at speeds of up to 30 frames per second with about 16.6 million pixels
  • 4K30p video
  • EVF with finder magnification 0.62 times (same of X-T20)
  • 3.0 type 1.04 million dots touch panel tilt liquid crystal (same of X-T20)
  • 16 types of film simulation
  • Advanced SR Auto
  • Wi-Fi · Bluetooth installed
  • Size: 118.4 x 82.8 x 46.8 mm (Fujifilm X-T20 is 118.4mm x 82.8mm x 41.4mm)
  • Weight: 383 g (save of X-T20)
  • Color: Black / Silver

via Fujirumors and Nokishita.

Next Sony rumors: new RX0II and new135mm f/1.8 FE to be announced soon

Sony is rumored to have a new announcement within the next couple of week. And this time we should finally get a bunch of new E-mount lenses. Hot canditates are the 135mm f/1.8 FE and also a new APS-C E-mount zoom lens.

SAR also posted the lens design for two new FF lenses:

135mm f/1.8 FE
100mm f/1.4 FE

But there ight be one more thing!

Sony registered a new camera model having the code “WW151602”. It’s 99% likely this is the new RX0II as the cameras is said to use the same RX0 battery.

Last but not least Nokishita confirmed that Sony will announce one more E-mount mirrorless camera within the first half of 2019. This shouldn’t be a new A7sIII. Hot canditate is a possible new High End APS-C mirrorless!


First leaked images and full specs of the new Canon EOS-RP

Here are the full Canon EOS-RP leaked images and specs via Nokishita:

26.2 Million Pixels Full Size Sensor
Dual pixel CMOS AF
Continuous shooting performance: 5 frames / sec
ISO sensitivity: 100 to 40000 (equivalent to extended ISO: 50, 51200, 102400)
Organic EL EVF
3.0 type touch panel variable angle liquid crystal
Dual Sensing IS
DLO in camera, RAW development in camera, C-RAW compatible
Size: 132.5 x 85.0 x 70.0 mm
Weight: Approximately 440 g (body only), about 485 g (including batteries?)
Kit lens: RF 24 – 105 mm F 4 L IS USM

Unreported by Nokishita is the announcement date which will be around February 14 (Source CanonWatch).

Confirmed: Canon EOS-RP has 26 Megapixel

Nokishita confirmed the rumors CanonWatch posted yesterday. The new Canon EOS-RP has the 26.2 Megapixel sensor and used the “LP-E17” battery

Because people asked I have to tell the rumored specs posted by other Canon rumor sites (saying sensor would be 24MP) are completley wrong. These are the reliable info we got:

Canon EOS-RP
26.2 Megapixel
LP-E17 battery
Supports external grip “EG-E1″
announced around February 14 (+/- 1 day).