Photokina 2012 News Round-Up - UPDATED

September 19, 2012 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Photokina 2012 | Comment | |
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We have updated our Photokina News index page to include the latest product announcements, hands-on previews and sample galleries.

This is the recap of the most important announcements and related posts/articles, broken down by manufacturer (today’s posts are denoted as NEW)



Canon EOS 6D full-frame DSLR Announcement | Hands-on photos | Nikon D600 comparison

Three new Wi-Fi enabled12-megapixel compacts:
- Canon Powershot G15 with 1/1.7” sensor and f/1.8-2.8(!) lens Hands-on photos
- Canon Powershot S110 with 1/1.7” sensor, f/2.0-5.9 lens and touchscreen Hands-on photos
- Canon PowerShot SX50 HS with 1/2.33” sensor and 50x optical zoom(!) Hands-on photos

Two new Pixma Pro series printers
Three new Pixma series printers

Carl Zeiss
Three new AF lenses for Fuji X and Sony E mounts NEW
Carl Zeiss lenses hands-on photos NEW

Casio EX-ZR1000 Announcement | Hands-on photos 
Casio EX-H50 Announcement | Hands-on photos

New ColorEdge monitors NEW

Epson XP-600 and XP-800 “Small-in-One” Printers NEW

Fotoman 624 Panoramic Camera re-announced

Fujifilm XF1 premium compact with 2/3-type 12-megapixel sensor and 25-100mm (eq.) f/1.8-4.9 lens
Fujifilm XF1 Hands-On Photos 
Fujifilm X-E1, Fujinon XF18-55mm & XF14mm Hands-On Photos

Hama Olbia bags NEW

Hasselblad Lunar Announcement | Hands-on photos UPDATED
Hasselblad Partners up with Sony
Hasselblad H5D hands-on photos NEW

Impossible PX70 / PX680 Color Protection instant films NEW

Leica M 24-megapixel rangefinder camera with Live View and video
Leica M accessories including an add-on EVF, an adapter for R-mount lenses, and more
Leica M-E “affordable"18-megapixel rangefinder camera
Leica S 37.5-megapixel medium-format digital SLR camera
Leica TS-APO-ELMAR-S 120 mm f/5.6 ASPH. tilt-shift telephoto lens for the Leica S system
Leica Vario-Elmar-S 30-90 mm f/3.5-5.6 ASPH. “standard zoom” for the Leica S system
Leica Super-Elmar-S 24mm f/3.5 ASPH. superwide lens for the Leica S system
Leica ELPRO-S 180 close-up accessory lens for the Leica APO-Elmar-S 180mm f/3.5
Leica V-Lux 4 with 25-600mm equivalent lens and constant f/2.8 maximum aperture
Leica D-Lux 6 premium compact with 24-90mm (eq.) f/1.4-2.3 lens
Leica X2 Edition Paul Smith limited to 1,500 units worldwide
Leica X2 à la Carte - customise your Leica X2 to your tastes
Leica Hands-On photos
Leica M Hands-On Photos 
Leica D-Lux 6 Hands-On Photos 
Leica V-Lux 4 Hands-On Photos 

Lensbaby Spark Announcement | Hands-on photos 

Lexar Professional 400x SDXC UHS-I 256GB card Announcement | Hands-on photos NEW
Lexar microSDHC / microSDXC cards NEW
Lexar Multi-Card 25-in-1 USB 3.0 Reader NEW

Novoflex Castbal-T/S Bellows Attachment for CSCs NEW

Olympus E-PL5 and E-PM2 with OM-D sensor
Olympus E-PL5 Hands-on photos | Sample images NEW
Olympus E-PM2 Hands-on photos | Sample images NEW
Olympus Stylus XZ-2 Announcement | Hands-on photos
Olympus E-PL5, E-PM2, XZ-2 Comparison Photos

Olympus 15mm f/8 body cap lens Announcement | Hands-on photos
M.Zuiko Digital ED 60mm f/2.8 Macro Price announcement | Hands-on photos
M.Zuiko Digital ED 17mm f/1.8 MSC Development notice | Hands-on photos (prototype)
M.Zuiko Digital ED 12mm f/2 Special Edition Announcement | Hands-on photos

Panasonic Lumix GH3 Announcement | Hands-on photos
Panasonic Lumix G X 35-100mm f/2.8 Announcement | Hands-on photos | Sample images
Upcoming lenses Photos 
Presentation showing new fast primes planned for 2013-14

Pentax Q10 Hands-On Photos 
Pentax K-5 II Hands-On Photos 
Pentax-DFA645 Macro 90mm, DA 560mm and DA 18-270mm Hands-On Photos 
Pentax X-5 Hands-On Photos
Pentax-DA 18-270mm hands-on photos NEW

Phase One / Mamiya Leaf / Schneider Kreuznach
Phase One / Mamiya 645DF+ and Schneider Kreuznach 28mm LS f/4.5 Aspherical
Schneider Kreuznach Micro Four Thirds lenses with AF 
Schneider Kreuznach video lenses for full-frame HDSLRs 
Schneider Kreuznach SLR lenses
Schneider Kreuznach polariser for iPhone NEW
Schneider Kreuznach lenses hands-on photos NEW

PNY Unveils CompactFlash Pro-Elite Plus Range 

Samsung NX 12-24mm f/4-5.6 ED and 45mm f/1.8 lenses Announcement | Hands-on photos

Samyang 10.5mm lens hands-on photos NEW

New 17-70mm OS, 35mm and 120-300mm OS lenses Announcement | Hands-on photos NEW

SLR Magic
SLR Magic lenses hands-on photos NEW

Sony A99 Sample images 
Sony NEX-6 Sample images 
Cooperation with Hasselblad

Tamron 90mm Macro VC and 70-200mm VC hands-on photos NEW

New larger Roadie II video bags NEW

Think Tank Photo
Think Tank Photo Airport Navigator bag NEW
Think Tank Photo CityWalker bags NEW

Abeo Plus Tripod and Quovio Bags

Bamboo Stylus Pocket NEW

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