Canon EIS 60 revealed? High end mirrorless camera with pixel fusion technology


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Detailed information has just been leaked onto the internet regarding Canon’s mirrorless camera, which right now is posted all over internet forums in Asia. No idea how yet – may be a marketing leak, trying to find more.

Due for launch in the second quarter of 2011, Canon’s mirrorless is branded EIS. The first in the series – EIS 60 – is a high end mirrorless camera, not an entry level GF / NEX competitor. It will feature a 22 megapixel sensor. This is a brand new back illuminated design, 18mm x 12mm in size (approximately Micro 4/3rds sized*).

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Nikon ultra small mirrorless specs revealed in patent, YouTube goes 4K

Nikon patents in Japan have been decoded at NikonRumors.com and relate to (you guessed it) a mirrorless camera system.

The system is not APS-C based like the Sony NEX or Samsung NX10 and Nikon are not joining Micro 4/3rd’s. Instead they are set to produce the smallest possible interchangeable lens camera, with 49mm lens barrels (think filter thread size of the Olympus EP1 kit lens).

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Nikon finally ‘doing a GH1’

Nikon’s president has announced that the company are working on a ‘new concept camera’ which will feature improved video capabilities.

Makoto Kimura told Bloomberg in an interview yet to be fully published, that the company will introduce a Panasonic GH1 competitor with “enhanced function for video recording” (Makoto’s own words)

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