The latest version of Sony’s RX100 series, the Mark V, maintains the 20MP sensor and 24-70mm equiv. F1.8-2.8 lens but adds pro-level phase-detection AutoFocus to achieve focus speeds as fast as 0.05 sec. This new sensor has 315 focus points which covers 65% of the frame, ensuring razor sharp focus at shooting speeds up to 24FPS at full resolution & JPG+RAW mode at up to 150FPS.
This is the best GoPro ever, and after 2 years with no new product releases, it really needed to be. The new design is waterproof without a housing & features a 2-inch touch display. Shoots 4k video & 12MP stills. With a GoPro Plus subscription, the HERO5 can automatically upload those photos & videos directly to the cloud for easy viewing, editing and sharing on the go.
The long-awaited Karma Drone from GoPro was finally unveiled this week. It’s a compact quad-copter with a portable, fold-up design. GoPro worked hard to simplify the controls, making it easy to fly with their game-style remote. The Karma is compatible with both the existing Hero4 camera as well as the new Hero5 that just dropped. Available 10/23.
With the November release of the M5, Canon is stepping up their mirrorless model offerings. The M5 is a DSLR-style design with an upgraded Dual Pixel CMOS sensor for improved autofocus speed & tracking performance. It shoots up to 7 fps & offers 5-axis image stabilization. The camera back has a large touchscreen LCD and also offers bluetooth & wi-fi for remote shooting & file transfers.
Cinebody uses the super high-quality 4K video that your iPhone 6 or 6S shoots but gives you a more simple & ergonomic way to capture cinematic video. Your phone snaps into the body, and uses an App for manual control of aperture, frame rate & exposure. Just push the trigger to start filming & press again to stop. Audio is recorded through your camera microphone.
High-end camera maker Hasselblad has teamed up with Lenovo to create True Zoom, a high-quality camera that attaches to the Moto Z phone magnetically. It is completely separate from the phone’s camera, offering 10X optical zoom, a 25-250mm lens and a 12MP sensor. It shoots in RAW & JPEG formats as well as 1080p video.
This could be the GoPro killer. Garmin’s VIRB Ultra 30 offers the convenience of voice-control for hands-free function & boasts 4k recording up to 30 fps with tri-axis image stabilization. It can also livestream to YouTube. Pretty sure your Hero can’t do that.
Staaker is an auto-follow AI drone that makes it easier than ever to film aerial video. Offering 5 different self-flying modes, it can capture epic surf shots, biking footage, overhead cityscapes and whatever else you dream up. It tracks an all-weather sensor you wear like a watch while recording footage onto GoPro Hero 3, 3+, and 4 cameras.
DJI & Hasselblad have just unveiled the aerial photo package that the pros have been waiting for. DJI’s most advanced drone, the M600 is outfitted with a custom Ronin MX gimbal system & uses Hasselblad’s industry leading A5D aerial camera; this is a powerful professional system that will deliver game-changing results for aerial photographers, surveyors, & mappers.
The iPhone compatible Insta360 Nano is the world’s smallest 360º spherical camera. It captures 3040×1520 images and 3040×1520 @30fps max video & stores up to 64GB of content on MicroSD. Your VR footage is also shareable via livestream on facebook & YouTube.