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More Canon Mirrorless Camera Rumors Surface

It has been rumored that Canon is working on a new mirrorless interchangeable lens camera to be released this summer. Canon Rumors posted an update claiming that an announcement could be made in the next 30 days. Canon was originally expected to announce the camera in June, followed by a second camera announcement in September.

Canon Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera

According to Canon Rumors, the unnamed camera will use the same sized sensor as the G1 X, and be launched with at least 3 lenses. Canon is also expected to announce a "consumer" model, and possibly a professional model at a later date. The camera could also feature a new mount but still be compatible with EF lenses.

Canon Mirrorless Camera Announcements Coming Soon

More information is now circulating about Canon's upcoming entry into the mirrorless interchangeable lens camera market, and the first of two announcements could be right around the corner. Canon Rumors reports that the first of two cameras could be revealed before summer, which is sooner than previously expected.

Canonet 28 by Alf Sigaro Flickr

A second camera announcement would follow in September, if the sources are correct. The first camera has been described as an APS-C sensor mirrorless camera with image quality that approaches Canon digital SLR models. The body would ship with an 18-45mm kit lens with several other lenses available at launch.

Samsung Officially Announces NX Wi-Fi Ready Camera Lineup

Samsung has officially announced their new NX series Wi-Fi connected cameras: The flagship NX20, the mid-range NX210, and the entry-level Samsung NX1000. All three cameras are similar to the previously released Nikon NX200.

Samsung NX Line

The previously leaked NX20 features a SLR-like body, 20.3 MP Samsung CMOS sensor, 8.0 fps, a AMOLED display and built-in Wi-Fi for uploading pictures to the web immediately. The Samsung NX210 shares most of the same features as the NX20, except it lacks a popup flash, tilt/swivel display and only features a maximum shutter speed of 1/4,000 second (1/8,000 for the NX20).

Samsung NX20 Pictures and Specs Leaked

A Dutch website got their hands on the new mirrorless camera from Samsung. Focus Media posted several pictures of the NX20 Wi-Fi camera along with a few specs. The site says the NX20 is larger than the NX11, and features the same 20.3 megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor.

Samsung

Other features include ISO 100 to ISO 12,800, iFunction 2.0 lens support, 3-inch VGA AMOLED display and full HD video recording. There is also dedicated video button, and the ability to upload pictures to the web immediately with Wi-Fi access.

Pentax Announces Mirrorless K-01 For March 2012

Pentax has officially confirmed that their latest model the K-01 will be available in March 2012. The interchangeable lens camera was designed by the well-known designer Marc Newson. It's compatible with other K-series lens, and features a 16.28 megapixel CMOS sensor, with an ISO range of 100 to 25,600 and speeds of up to 6 fps. It can shoot full HD 1080p video at 30 fps with h.264 compression.

Marc Newson

The K-01 packs a high-resolution 3-inch LCD, and every camera will be autographed by Newson and include a Newson designed strap. It will be available in yellow, black and white in March for $750 (body only).

Where to Pre-Order the Fujifilm X-Pro 1

Pre-orders for the Fujifilm X-Pro 1 are now being accepted by B&H and Adorama. The mirrorless interchangeable lens camera (MILC) looks like a retro-style rangefinder, but it's packed with many advanced features.

Fujifilm X-Pro1 mirrorless interchangeable lens camera

The Fujifilm X-Pro 1 features a die-cast aluminum top and base, leather like finish and a snug fitting eyepiece to give it a comfortable feel. Its advanced digital features include an APS-C 23.6 x 15.6mm X-Trans CMOS sensor, EXR processor and 3-inch RGBW LCD monitor. The X Mount helps attach the available FUJINON XF lenses to the X-Pro 1 body and keeps rear lens elements as close to the sensor as possible.

Mirrorless Fujifilm X-Pro1 Set to Impress

Fujifilm's latest entry into the digital camera market comes with the same sharp, retro styling seen in the Fujifilm X10 and X100 models. The X-Pro1 is a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera (MILC) that will launch along with three specially designed lenses in February.

Fujifilm X-Pro1 mirrorless interchangeable lens camera

Even though the X-Pro1 may look like a rangefinder from decades ago, Fujifilm has packed advanced technology into this camera including the X Mount lens mount, which communicates information between the body and lens. Framing lines are adjusted automatically when switching to a different lens, and a hybrid viewfinder makes it easy to switch between optical and electronic settings at will.

Tamron Launches Sony NEX-Compatible Zoom Lenses

Sony offers several lenses for its mirrorless interchangeable lens camera (MILC) series, otherwise known as NEX. The New E-mount Experience (NEX) consists of several popular cameras including the Sony NEX-3, NEX-5 and NEX-7. Third party lens manufacturers are starting to hop on the E-mount bandwagon, and Tamron is the latest entry into the NEX lens market.

Tamron 18-200mm Di III VC

Tamron is known for its compact high ratio zoom lenses, and produces high-quality lenses for several different lens mounts in the digital camera industry. When it comes to the NEX 18-200mm lens model just announced this week, Tamron is competing directly with the Sony E 18-200mm lens.

Fujifilm LX Mirrorless ILC Body / Sensor Leaks

It seems that digital camera manufacturers are having a hard time keeping their newest creations under wraps lately. This week we saw leaked images of the highly anticipated Nikon D800 DSLR, and now Fujifilm's upcoming entry into the mirrorless interchangeable lens camera (MILC) segment has been revealed.

Leaked photo 1 Fujifilm LX MILC

From the photos, it appears that the Fujifilm LX will share some of the design characteristics of the X100 and X10, both of which have a retro flair. In addition to a universal hot shoe, the LX appears to have several manual controls on the exterior of the camera. These include a separate shutter release and exposure compensation dial.

Nikon V1 and J1 Mirrorless Camera Announcement Imminent?

It has long been rumored that Nikon would introduce it's new mirrorless camera models (rumored to be called the Nikon V1 and J1) on September 21st of this year. A recent report by NikonRumors.com suggests that these rumors are all but confirmed by a teaser site launched today, iamcomings.com.

IAMCOMINGS.COM

The site, pictured above, features a countdown clock which is counting down till September 21st, 4:00 PM EST. Though the site is owned by New Media Edge, a Bangkok marketing firm that does not list Nikon amongst its clients, NikonRumors.com is reporting the site as launched by/for Nikon.