In the present age of electronic gadgets, mobile phones, tabs and laptops have overwhelmingly shadowed the use of telescope - more specifically, the land telescope. However, those with keen interest in nature-watching, travelling and exploration do look for good quality telescope that would not only provide an excellent view of distant objects with precision and clarity, but would also let one click a picture or take a video with ease.
Xiaomi launches another Camera in its gadgets store called Xiaomi YI Camera. It is a action camera developed by the company in china and now started selling it in USA from amazon.com ecommerce store. The best thing this small tiny camera is its picture quality and bluetooth remote control facility.
Nokia, after making its market in phones is now looking for a new challenge by introducing its vertical in virtual reality. Today Nokia has launched its first Virtual Reality Camera called the Nokia OZO VR. The price of this gadget is $60,000 and as of now can only be used by professionals.
A camera in the smartphone is today’s norm – no one would perhaps think of a smartphone sans a camera. Here again, phone manufacturers are coming up with high-ended more powerful, more innovative cameras. Lenovo’s Vibe Shot is the latest example of such a phenomenon, where a powerful camera has been so skilfully integrated in the smartphone that one may ‘call it a phone with a camera’ or a ‘camera with a phone’. In fact Lenovo Vibe Shot is a smartphone-camera crossover that is likely to be popular with young photography lovers.
Two years ago, Ricoh launched the Theta spherical camera which was a huge success. Now, Ricoh has announced another camera called Theta S which is a brand new model. This new camera is capable of shooting super-high resolution 360 degrees spherical photos and videos in one shot. It also features a live preview function. This tiny camera is smartly priced around Rs 23,000 roughly in Indian market.
Fujifilm launched an attractive advanced compact Camera called Fujifilm XQ2. It comes with a fast f1.8 maximum aperture, versatile 4xoptical zoom and good low-light photo quality. This Camera features manual and automatic shooting options and also a plenty of option to experiment. The cost of this Camera is around Rs 25,000 roughly in Indian market.
DJI Phantom 3 Advanced is a consumer friendly all-in-one aerial photography drone. This is a complete 1080p camera and 3-axis gimbal system which is integrated with Advanced edition quad-copter from DJI called Phantom 3. This Drone is a perfect balance between features, performance and price. The price of this Drone is around Rs 60,000 (approx.) in Indian market, which is considered to be reasonable in the light of the features we get.
Sony has always dominated the mirrorless camera market. The other companies like Fujifilm, Panasonic and Samsung are looking to find ways to make their hardware stand out and compete with Sony. Recently Samsung has launched a compact Camera called NX500. Samsung has integrated as much technology they possibly can into a small package.
Panasonic has launched a yet another Camera in its Lumix series called Pansonic Lumix DMC-G7. This Camera delivers excellent photo and video quality and it s very much affordable. It also has excellent performance and many features. The price of this Camera is around Rs 50,000 roughly in Indian market. However, the prices vary depending upon the lens we choose.
Sony has launched a new Camcorder called Sony PJ530. If video really matters to you, then this is a perfect affordable Camcorder in the market. Ofcourse, you can also rely on this Camcorder because of Sony branding. The price of this Camcorder is around Rs 35,0000 roughly in Indian market.
GoPro pretty much has a upper hand on the actioncam market, but that hasn’t stopped other manufacturers from developing action Cams. The latest in this category is Drift Innovation's Drift Stealth 2. This action Camera is smaller, lighter and smarter than the company's previous action Cams. The price of this Camera is approx. $131, or around Rs 8,500 in the Indian market.
Panasonic has announced the Lumix DMC-FZ300, a successor of Lumix DMC-FZ200. It has 24X superzoom equipped with 4K video and this Camera is designed to withstand a little bit of bad weather. The price of this Camera is expected to be around Rs 38,000 in Indian Market ($600). The main highlight of this Camera is 24x optical zoom and 4K (3,840 x 2,160) video recording.
Xiaomi (the popular Chinese manufacturer) has launched another Yi product in China called Yi Camera Night Vision Edition. It is third camera product by the company. The Camera is already on sale, customers can buy it through the company’s own website. This Camera is priced around Rs 1,500 in Indian Market.
Technology in recent days is reaching a lot of people, one reason being the affordability provided to people which allows them to buy high end devices in pretty affordable prices. DxO One is the latest instance of such scenario which lets your iPhone’s/iPad’s camera to capture DSLR-quality images.
Of lately, Google has been spreading its reach to various other technological domains such as web services and gadgets for instance, Google cardboard and Google Jump (Virtual Reality Technology). It has been almost a year since Google-owned Nest labs started working on important home products and the latest product being the NestCam.
Photography was always an integral part of human since decades and with the steep rise in social media and smartphones, the graph of camera usage just kept increasing. Be it photography as profession or daily usage, camera industry had made sure that people had reach to the best cameras with numerous feature. One of the most important factors is budget and the good news is there are cameras which are best valued with the price.
Everyone in their school life came across the famous proverb "Necessity is the mother of Inventions" and 24 year old Antoine Balaresque's invention is the latest instance of the Statement. While on vacation with his family, Antoine observed that his mother was missing in all the pictures because she was the photographer. Soon after that, Antoine with his team worked on the necessity of being clicked effortlessly and the end result was Lily- A self-flying camera that follows the owner once it is thrown in air.
With constant innovations and user friendly options, Camera industry has eliminated the threat to its industry which occurred with the rise of smart phones and easy availability of shoot options. As a matter of fact, Panasonic has no stopping with the innovations. The introduction of twin-recording option recently left the users awestruck. That was not it, this year Panasonic updated their twin-record camcorders with the 4K HD video recording feature.
Nanotechnology is moving faster than expected but Virtual Reality, until now was developing in snail’s pace. However, the Scenario looks quite opposite in the coming days with the Partnership of Google with GoPro. Yes, the news is now official that Google has new Virtual Reality platform- Google Jump, lined up soon to take the technology by storm. And the first product of Google Jump is a Jump Camera consisting of whooping 16 cameras arranged in a circular array.
Alan Cay once said that "Any sufficiently advanced technology is equivalent to magic" and that's exactly what is happening in recent days. Technology has synchronized with our daily lives and the bond is on peak with the rapid innovations in it. One such thing is photography which is directly supplemented by magical cameras and their diverse shoot and share options.
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